Frederick Douglass on Harper's Weekly magazine cover   Save
Frederick Douglass on Harper's Weekly magazine cover
Description: Portrait of Frederick Douglass published on the cover of Harper's Weekly Volume 27, Number 1405 on November 24, 1883. Frederick Douglass, born a slave named Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, was an American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: NAM_OVS24
Subjects: Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895; Harper's Weekly; Underground Railroad; Slavery; Abolitionists; African American men; Activists; African American authors; Civil rights
Places: New York City (New York)