• In His Own Words -- Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress

    To understand Frederick Douglass, his struggles, and the times he lived in, one must read about his life in his own words. Below are links to complete online texts of all three Douglass autobiographies. Two are part of the American Memory online collections at the Library of Congress; one is provided by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries. The Narrative of ...

    • Date: 1845
  • About this Collection -- Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress

    The Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress presents the papers of the nineteenth-century African American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer, writer, and publisher. The online collection, containing approximately 7,400 items (38,000 images), spans the years 1841-1964, with the bulk of the material dating from 1862 to 1865. Many of Douglass's earlier ...

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Date: 1900
  • Family Tree -- Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress

    Isaac Bailey married Betsey Bailey Harriet Bailey, their daughter her son (by an unknown man): Frederick Douglass married Anna Murray Douglass (first wife) The Douglasses' five children: Rosetta Douglass (1839-1906) married Nathan Sprague Frederick Douglass's seven grandchildren: the Spragues Annie Rosine Sprague Norris Harriet Bailey Sprague Alice Louise Sprague Estelle Irene Sprague Weaver Fredericka Douglass Sprague Perry Herbert Douglass Sprague Rosebelle Mary Sprague Jones ...

    • Date: 1818