Book/Printed Material Oration by Frederick Douglass, delivered on the occasion of the unveiling of the Freedmen's Monument in memory of Abraham Lincoln, in Lincoln Park, Washington, D.C., April 14th, 1876. With an appendix.

[ Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection copy ]

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Title
Oration by Frederick Douglass, delivered on the occasion of the unveiling of the Freedmen's Monument in memory of Abraham Lincoln, in Lincoln Park, Washington, D.C., April 14th, 1876. With an appendix.
Summary
A speech celebrating both Lincoln and African Americans freedom wrought by Lincoln. Douglass views the monument and the day's ceremonies as reflecting honor upon African Americans. The program includes an account of how the statue was financed, beginning with small donations from freed slaves.
Contributor Names
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.
Stern, Alfred Whital, 1881-1960, correspondent.
Briggs, Morris H. (Morris Henry), 1890- correspondent.
Stern, Alfred Whital, 1881-1960, donor.
Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana (Library of Congress)
Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Washington, D.C., Gibson Brothers, Printers, 1876.
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865--Monuments
-  Ball, Thomas,--1819-1911.--Emancipation Monument (Washington, D.C.)
Genre
Addresses--Washington (D.C.)--1876
Notes
-  Cover title.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  LC copy has inscription in ink on t.p.: Hon. J.R. West. Inscriptions in pencil on t.p.: 511. Bind as title. 426/946. Inscriptions in pencil on p. 4-5.
Medium
21 p. 23 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
E457.8 .D73
E457.8 .D73 Another copy. Annotated in pencil on p. 12-13. Manuscript letter laid in: To Morris H. Briggs from Alfred W. Stern, May, 1947 and reply on verso to Alfred W. Stern from Morris H. Briggs, May, 1947, (2] p. Typescript letter laid in, to Alfred W. Stern from Morris H. Briggs, May 20, 1947, [1] p. Gift of Alfred Whital Stern, December 11, 1951.
E449 .D16 vol. C, no. 12 Another copy. Inscribed in ink on p. [1]: Ball's Statue of Freedom. Exercise held at Lincoln Park Wash. D.C. at the unveiling by Pres. Grant. Hon. Frederick Douglass. Cover wanting.
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lcrbmrp.t0c12
Library of Congress Control Number
12006733
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Description
A speech celebrating both Lincoln and African Americans freedom wrought by Lincoln. Douglass views the monument and the day's ceremonies as reflecting honor upon African Americans. The program includes an account of how the statue was financed, beginning with small donations from freed slaves.
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Chicago citation style:

Douglass, Frederick, Alfred Whital Stern, Morris H Briggs, Alfred Whital Stern, Alfred Whital Stern Collection Of Lincolniana, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. Oration by Frederick Douglass, delivered on the occasion of the unveiling of the Freedmen's Monument in memory of Abraham Lincoln, in Lincoln Park, Washington, D.C., April 14th, . With an appendix. Washington, D.C., Gibson Brothers, Printers, 1876. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/12006733/.

APA citation style:

Douglass, F., Stern, A. W., Briggs, M. H., Stern, A. W., Alfred Whital Stern Collection Of Lincolniana & Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. (1876) Oration by Frederick Douglass, delivered on the occasion of the unveiling of the Freedmen's Monument in memory of Abraham Lincoln, in Lincoln Park, Washington, D.C., April 14th, . With an appendix. Washington, D.C., Gibson Brothers, Printers. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/12006733/.

MLA citation style:

Douglass, Frederick, et al. Oration by Frederick Douglass, delivered on the occasion of the unveiling of the Freedmen's Monument in memory of Abraham Lincoln, in Lincoln Park, Washington, D.C., April 14th, . With an appendix. Washington, D.C., Gibson Brothers, Printers, 1876. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/12006733/>.