Includes sections on The Slave Years, The Beginnings of an Abolitionist, The Rochester Years, The Civil War Years - The Fight for Emancipation, Life After the 13th Amendment, Chronology and Further Reading.
By Alan Rice, Lecturer in American Studies and Cultural Theory at the University of Central Lancashire.
The Frederick Douglass Papers project collects and publishes his speeches and writings. The site gives information about this 19th-century African American abolitionist and reformer.
Resources for the study of Douglass.
Biography and related links.
Background information about Douglass, based on an article by William Garrison.
Biographical sketches of this pioneer advocate for abolition of slavery, vocational education and economic self-help, political agitation, and nonviolent protests to advance the rights of African Americans.