Kurt Fisher Haitian collection 1727-1958
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Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey was born into slavery on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in 1818. He barely knew his mother, who lived on a different plantation and died when he was a young child and never discovered the identity of his father. When he turned eight years old, his slaveowner hired him out to work as a body servant in Baltimore. At an early age, Frederick realized there was a connection between literacy and freedom. Not allowed to attend school, he taught himself to read and wr...
Donatien Marie Joseph de Vimeur Rochambeau was a French General and Colonial Governor. He was born in Paris, France, on August 7, 1750. He began his military career by fighting with his father in the American War of Independence. His success gained promotions, and he played a key role in campaigns in Saint Domingue, eventually confronting Governor Toussaint Louverture. Beating Louverture, he was captured by other forces on the island but was later returned to France. He died on October 20, 1813,...
Epithet: President of Haiti British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x00012f ...
Archaeologist, authority on Haitian history and culture. From the description of Kurt Fisher Haitian collection, 1727-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652265 From the guide to the Kurt Fisher Haitian collection, 1727-1958, (The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.) ...