Frederick Douglass


Frederick Douglass  Bettmann / Bettmann Archive
Frederick Douglass Bettmann / Bettmann Archive

Frederick Douglass was an orator, writer, statesman and social reformer. His early life shaped the truly remarkable advocate he became, and the two primary causes he campaigned for — the abolition of slavery and women's suffrage.

Tracy's Research:

  • PBS. "Frederick Douglass." Africans in America. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p1539.html
  • National Park Service. "Frederick Douglass." Frederick Douglass National Historic District of Columbia. https://www.nps.gov/frdo/learn/historyculture/frederickdouglass.htm
  • Douglass, Frederick. "My Bondage and My Freedom." MILLER, ORTON & MULLIGAN. New York: 25 Park Row.--Auburn: 107 Genesee-st. 1855. Via DocSouth/University of North Carolina. http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/douglass55/menu.html
  • Archives of Maryland Biographical Series. " Capt. Aaron Anthony (b. circa 1766 - d. 1826) ." http://msa.maryland.gov/megafile/msa/speccol/sc5400/sc5496/051800/051876/html/51876bio.html
  • Bingham, Caleb. "The Columbian Orator." Via 19th Century Schoolbooks. http://digital.library.pitt.edu/cgi-bin/t/text/text-idx?c=nietz;cc=nietz;view=toc;idno=00acf6728m
  • Douglass, Frederick. "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave. Written by Himself." 1845. Via DocSouth/University of North Carolina. http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/douglass/douglass.html
  • Quarles, Benjamin. " Frederick Douglass and the Woman's Rights Movement." The Journal of Negro History, Vol. 25, No. 1 (Jan., 1940). Via JSTOR. http://www.jstor.org/stable/2714400
  • Walker, S. Jay "Frederick Douglass and Woman Suffrage." The Black Scholar, Vol. 4, No. 6/7. 1973. http://www.jstor.org/stable/41163793
  • Wesleyan University. "Black Women & the Suffrage Movement." http://www.wesleyan.edu/mlk/posters/suffrage.html

Topics in this Podcast: biographies, U.S. civil war, U.S. history, women's rights, women's suffrage, abolition, racism, slavery, 19th century, literary history