Book/Printed Material Address by Hon. Frederick Douglass, delivered in the Congregational Church, Washington, D.C., April 16, 1883, on the twenty-first anniversary of emancipation in the District of Columbia.

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Title
Address by Hon. Frederick Douglass, delivered in the Congregational Church, Washington, D.C., April 16, 1883, on the twenty-first anniversary of emancipation in the District of Columbia.
Summary
Douglass's evaluation of where African Americans stand in 1883. He leans towards optimism despite denial of justice and the ballot, lynchings, etc., and sees the African American's future in assimilation, not in colonization in Africa or in extinction through poverty.
Contributor Names
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.
First Congregational Church (Washington, D.C.)
Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Washington, D.C. : [s.n.], 1883.
Subject Headings
-  United States.--President (1861-1865 : Lincoln).--Emancipation Proclamation
-  African Americans--Social conditions
Genre
Addresses--Washington (D.C.)--1883
Notes
-  Cover title.
-  LC copy has inscription in ink on cover: By the Association.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
16 p. ; 21 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
E449 .D16 vol. A, no. 4
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lcrbmrp.t0a04
Library of Congress Control Number
90898291
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Description
Douglass's evaluation of where African Americans stand in 1883. He leans towards optimism despite denial of justice and the ballot, lynchings, etc., and sees the African American's future in assimilation, not in colonization in Africa or in extinction through poverty.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/90898291
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Chicago citation style:

Douglass, Frederick, First Congregational Church, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. Address by Hon. Frederick Douglass, delivered in the Congregational Church, Washington, D.C., on the twenty-first anniversary of emancipation in the District of Columbia. [Washington, D.C.: s.n, 1883] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/90898291/.

APA citation style:

Douglass, F., First Congregational Church & Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. (1883) Address by Hon. Frederick Douglass, delivered in the Congregational Church, Washington, D.C., on the twenty-first anniversary of emancipation in the District of Columbia. [Washington, D.C.: s.n] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90898291/.

MLA citation style:

Douglass, Frederick, First Congregational Church, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. Address by Hon. Frederick Douglass, delivered in the Congregational Church, Washington, D.C., on the twenty-first anniversary of emancipation in the District of Columbia. [Washington, D.C.: s.n, 1883] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90898291/>.