Frederick Douglass

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Frederick Douglass United States abolitionist who escaped from slavery and became an influential writer and lecturer in the North (1817-1895)
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Usage

In literature:

Sometimes they sent a wagon into the city for Frederick Douglass and his family.
"Susan B. Anthony" by Alma Lutz
The book contains also references to the work of Frederick Douglass, Judge William Jay and John Brown.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918" by Various
Frederick Douglass, Prof. John M. Langston, Rev.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 4, 1919" by Various
Douglass, Frederick, ex-slave and abolitionist, 166.
"Expansion and Conflict" by William E. Dodd
That boy was Frederick Douglass.
"Architects of Fate" by Orison Swett Marden
Frederick Douglass, the Rev.
"History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Washington Williams
Frederick Douglass was a favourite everywhere.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
He was among the first to aid and assist Frederick Douglass.
"The New England Magazine, Volume 1, No. 2, February, 1886." by Various
Douglass, Frederick, 273, 275.
"American Men of Mind" by Burton E. Stevenson
Happening to look up at the top of his desk he caught sight of a sculptured bust of Frederick Douglass.
"The Hindered Hand" by Sutton E. Griggs
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In news:

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site.
Dedication of Frederick Douglass Circle, 1950.
New York Urban League's Frederick Douglass Awards.
On Thursday, May 12, 2011, the N.Y. Urban League hosted its 34th Annual Frederick Douglass Awards at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Time Warner Center, NYC.
People & Ideas: Frederick Douglass .
Veterans Memorial Hall is hosting an exhibition honoring the life of noted abolitionist crusader Frederick Douglass , from Sept 19 through Oct 15, 2009.
Stephen Douglas and Frederick Douglass , What's the Difference.
The first African-American to hold the Poet-Laureate post, Robert Hayden, wrote this sonnet about the ex-slave, writer and political leader Frederick Douglass .
Frederick Douglass by William S McFeely Norton, 465 pp.
Students from the Arts & Technology Academy, a public charter school in Washington, recite portions of Frederick Douglass's 19th-century speeches in annual contest.
D.C.-area students compete in Frederick Douglass Oratorical Contest.
Principal Dr Gregory Hodge works with students at the Frederick Douglass Academy in Harlem (photo by RJ Mickelson/amNY).
Two Leesburg communities' petition challenging the Loudoun County School Board's rezoning plan, which altered boundaries so that more than 600 students were assigned to the new Frederick Douglass Elementary School, have been denied.
City youth can participate in a chess tournament Dec 1 at the Frederick Douglass Center.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing announces the demolition of the Frederick Douglass Homes housing project on Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 in Detroit.
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