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Lincoln's Cabinet: Frederick Douglas

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Frederick Douglas

Frederick Douglas...

Books of Interest:

The radical and the Republican Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the triumph of antislavery politics

Author: James Oakes
Publisher: New York, NY [u.a.] Norton 2007

Sample Primary Resources

  1. The barbarous decision of the United States Supreme Court declaring the Civil Rights Act unconstitutional and disrobing the Colored race of all civil protection the most cruel and inhuman verdict against a loyal people in the history of the world : also the powerful speeches of Hon. Frederick Douglass and Col. Robert G. Ingersoll, jurist and famous orator.
  2. Frederick Douglass to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, August 29, 1864 (Plan for helping slaves escape from rebel states)
  3. Chapter from Frederick Douglass's draft manuscript of his autobiography,  Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, ca. 1880.
    (Frederick Douglass Papers)
  4. Frderick Douglas Papers at the Library of Congress