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    New Online: Frederick Douglass Newspapers

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      Frederick Douglass Newspapers

      This online collection presents newspapers edited by Frederick Douglass (1818-1895), the African American abolitionist who escaped slavery and became one of the most famous orators, authors, and journalists of the 19th century. The presentation includes 568 issues from three newspaper titles (Frederick Douglass’ Paper, New National Era, and The North Star), covering the years from 1847-1874.