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Frederick Douglass (1818-1895)

online autobiography

Wendell Phillips wrote:

You remember the old fable of "The Man and the Lion," where the lion complained that he should not be so misrepresented "when the lions wrote history."

I am glad the time has come when the "lions write history."

http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/Literature/Douglass/Autobiography/

Prefaces by William Lloyd Garrison, and Wendell Phillips, both published in 1845.


Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

http://www.nps.gov/frdo/freddoug.html

The life of Frederick Douglass
http://www.nps.gov/frdo/fdlife.htm

http://explorersfoundation.org/glyphery/175.html
entered before July 9, 2006

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