Papers of Frederick Douglass, 1841-1967 (bulk 1862-1895)

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Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895. Papers of Frederick Douglass, 1841-1967 (bulk 1862-1895)

Papers of Frederick Douglass, 1841-1967 (bulk 1862-1895)

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Douglass, Joseph H. (Joseph Henry), 1871-1935

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Assing, Ottilie

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Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874

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Congressman, philanthropist, reformer. From the description of Letter, 1840 May 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122379141 Gerrit Smith resided in Peterboro (N.H.?) at the time of these writings and was a strong supporter of emancipation and African American rights. Upon his death the African American citizens of Buffalo paid him a formal tribute. From the description of Letters and broadsides, 1868-1871. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 34178334 ...

Blair, Henry W. (Henry William), 1834-1920

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U.S. senator and representative from New Hampshire, and lawyer, of Plymouth, N.H., and Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1873-1908. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70961428 ...

Douglass, Anna Murray, -1882

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Smalls, Robert, 1839-1915

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Robert Smalls (b. April 5, 1839, Beaufort, South Carolina-d. February 23, 1915, Beaufort, South Carolina) was an enslaved African American who escaped to freedom and became a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician. He freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery during the American Civil War by commandeering a Confederate transport ship, CSS Planter, in Charleston harbor, on May 13, 1862, and sailing it from Confederate-controlled waters to the U.S. blockade. His example and per...

Anthony, Susan Brownell, 1820-1906

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Susan B. Anthony (b. February 15, 1820, Adams, Massachusetts-d. March 13, 1906, Rochester, New York)1820-1906), educated in New York and at the Philadelphia Friends Seminary. Anthony taught at various New York schools between 1839 and 1849. She became involved in women's suffrage, temperance, abolitionism, and labor reform after a meeting with Elizabeth Cady Stanton in 1850. Between 1868 and 1870 Anthony edited the "Revolution" a women's suffrage weekly. Best known for her lifelong crusade fo...

Harlan, John Marshall, 1833-1911

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U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of John Marshall Harlan : miscellaneous papers, 1869-1906. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49278815 John M. Harlan was born on June 1, 1833, at Harlan Station, Kentucky. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1853. During the Civil War he raised and commanded a Union regiment. In 1862, he defeated John Hunt Morgan at Rolling Fork River Bridge. Shortly there after, he resigned from the army because ...

Greene, Martha W.

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Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901

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Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) was a Republican politician who served as the 23rd President of the United States from 1889 to 1893. He was both preceded and succeeded in office by Democrat Grover Cleveland. From the guide to the Benjamin Harrison letter to George C. Baker, 1888, (Brooklyn Historical Society) John Harrington Farley, born in Cleveland in 1845, was a Democratic politician who served three terms on Cleveland's city council (1871-1877) and two terms as its mayor (...

Clarkson, James Sullivan, 1842-1918

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Newspaper editor and proprietor and prominent Republican. Clarkson co-owned the Iowa State register with his father (Coker F. Clarkson) and brother (Richard). During his tenure as editor-in-chief the paper achieved national prominence as an organ of the Republican Party. Clarkson served as first assistant U.S. Postmaster General and Surveyor of Customs for the Port of New York, chairman of the Republican State Committee of Iowa and the National Executive Committee. In 1887 he organized the Natio...

Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882

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Henry Highland Garnet was a prominent African-American clergyman and abolitionist. Theodore Tilton was a poet, abolitionist, and editor of the Congregationalist newspaper the Independent. From the description of Henry Highland Garnet letter to Theodore Tilton, 1859. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 709966851 ...

Bassett, Ebenezer D., 1833-1908

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Carpenter, Russell Lant, 1816-1892

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Epithet: Unitarian Minister, Bridport British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000986.0x0001ed ...

Richardson family

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Griffiths, Julia, -1895

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Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895

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Frederick Douglass, a former slave, was a noted lecturer, writer, abolitionist, and diplomat. From the description of Frederick Douglass letter to George W. Curtis, 1872 September 20. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50068315 Abolitionist, orator, journalist. From the description of Note, 1866 April 9. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29647750 From the description of Letter: Washington, D.C., to [P...

Van Voorhis, John, 1826-1905

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Douglass, Lewis, 1840-1908

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Draz, Rosine Ame

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Martin, J. Sella (John Sella), 1832-

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Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879

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Anti-slavery advocate. From the description of Circular and letter, 1848 Jan. 21, Boston, to Rev. Mr. Russell, South Hingham. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 231311718 Abolitionist and reformer William Lloyd Garrison was founder of the Boston abolitionist paper, The Liberator, and the New England Anti-Slavery Society. From the description of Papers, 1835-1873 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007257 Abolitionist and lectur...

Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906

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Poet and author. From the description of Papers of Paul Laurence Dunbar, 1873-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067921 Paul Laurence Dunbar of Dayton, Ohio, was an African-American writer of fiction, poetry, and plays. Dunbar is widely acknowledged as the first important black poet in American literature. He also worked at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C, as an assistant clerk, 1897-1898. From the description of Paul Laurence Dunbar letters and leaf...

Tilton, Théodore 1835-1907

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Theodore Tilton (1835-1907) was an American newspaper editor, journalist, poet, and supporter of women's suffrage. He and his wife were parishioners of the Rev. Henry Ward Beecher and Tilton worked as his assistant for eleven years, until 1874, when Tilton sued Beecher for adultery with Mrs. Tilton. The case received widespread public attention. Tilton subsequently moved to Paris where he lived for the rest of his life. From the guide to the Theodore Tilton Correspondence, 1865-1894,...

Fortune, Timothy Thomas, 1856-1928

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T. Thomas Fortune was the foremost African-American journalist of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He served as an editor, publisher, writer, orator and civil rights leader, using his position at a series of black newspapers in New York City as the leading spokesman and defender of the rights of African Americans in both the South and the North. Fortune's journalism career began in Florida, he moved to New York in 1881, and founded the "New York Freeman...

Chandler, William E. (William Eaton), 1835-1917

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U.S. secretary of the navy, senator from New Hampshire, and lawyer. From the description of William E. Chandler papers, 1863-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982265 U.S. Secretary of the Navy, senator from New Hampshire, and lawyer. From the description of Papers [microform], 1876-1882. (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 62739785 William E. Chandler, a Republican, was U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1889-1901, Assistant ...

Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893

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U.S. representative and senator from Maine; newspaper editor; unsuccessful candidate for U.S. president; Secretary of State; resident of Portland, Me.; b. in West Brownsville, Pa.; buried in Augusta, Me. From the description of James G. Blaine autograph letter signed to Hon. E. A. Rollins, 1864 Oct. 27. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 182560206 James Gillespie Blaine was born 1830 Jan. 31 in West Brownsville, Pa., and died 1893 Jan. 27 in Washington, ...

Webb family

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Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born in Johnstown, New York in 1815. She organized the first Women's Rights Convention at Senecca Falls, New York, in 1848 and for more than fifty years thereafter was a crusader for women's rights, especially women's suffrage. She died in New York City in 1902....

Wagoner, Henry O.

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Curtis, William Eleroy, 1850-1911

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American journalist. From the description of Typed letters signed (4) : Washington, D.C., to Harper & Brothers, 1891 Apr. 27-July 28. (Morgan Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 81020876 Curtis was chief of the Latin-American department of the Chicago Record . From the guide to the William Eleroy Curtis Scrapbooks, 1874-1911, 1885-1911, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) Traveling correspondent for two...

Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908

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Grover Cleveland, born in Caldwell, NJ, 18 March 1837; moved to Buffalo, NY in 1855; Erie County Sheriff, 1871-1874; Mayor of Buffalo, 1882; Governor of New York, 1883-1884; President of the United States, 1885-1889, 1893-1897; married Frances Folsom, 1886; died at Princeton, NJ, 24 June 1908....

Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893

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Lucy Stone (b. Aug. 13, 1818, West Brookfield, MA–d. Oct. 18, 1893, Boston, MA) was born to parents Hannah Matthews and Francis Stone. At age 16, Stone began teaching in district schools always earning far less money than men. In 1847, she became the first woman in Massachusetts to earn a college degree from Oberlin College. After college, Stone began her career with the Garrisonian Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society and began giving public speeches on women's rights. in the fall of 1847; With...

Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904

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U. S. Senator from Massachusetts. From the description of George Frisbie Hoar letter to S. S. McClure [manuscript], 1894 January 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 694733616 George Frisbie Hoar (1826-1904) was a Republican Senator from Massachusetts (1877-1904). From the description of Autograph collection, 1598-1945. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122405022 From the guide to the George Frisbie Hoar autograph collection, 1598-194...

Rankin, Jeremiah Eames, 1828-1904

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Jeremiah Eames Rankin was the President of Howard University from 1889-1903. Trained as a minister and talented as a hymn lyricist, he wrote the lyrics to the famous hymn "God Be With You Till We Meet Again." 1828 Jan. 2 Born in Thornton, New Hampshire, son of Rev. Andrew & Lois Eames Rankin. 1848 Received B.A. degree from Middlebury College, M...

Tanner, Henry Ossawa, 1859-1937

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American painter. From the description of Letter : Paris, 1900 May 5. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83539500 Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937), African American painter, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. From the description of Henry Ossawa Tanner collection, 1907-1937. (Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center, Inc.). WorldCat record id: 38477188 Painter; Paris, France. Born Pittsburgh, Pa. Pai...

Bruce, Blanche Kelso, 1841-1898

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U.S. senator and state legislator from Mississippi. From the description of Papers of Blanche Kelso Bruce, 1878-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062579 1841 March 1 Born a slave in Farmville, Prince Edward County, Virginia. 1866 1868 Attended Oberlin College, Oberlin Ohio. ...

Downing, George T. (George Thomas), 1819-1903

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Businessman and abolitionist active in Newport, R.I., New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, ca. 1840-ca. 1930; (bulk ca. 1860-ca. 1890). (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 70941108 ...

Bailey, Harriet A.

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Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931

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Ida B. Wells (b. July 16, 1862, Holly Springs, MS - d. March 25, 1931, Chicago, IL) was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi in 1862, six months before the Emancipation Proclamation granted freedom to her slave parents. Following the death of both her parents of yellow fever in 1878, Ida, at age 16, began teaching in a one-room schoolhouse in rural Mississippi. Some time between 1882 and 1883 Wells moved to Memphis, Tennessee, to teach in city schools. She was dismissed, in 1891, for h...

Carpenter, Mary Browne, fl. 1862-1894

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Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898

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American abolitionist. From the description of Letters to Henry David Thoreau [manuscript], 1861 April 9 & 13. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814558 Massachusetts born abolitionist and labor agent for the New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and American anti-slavery societies. From the description of Letter, Aug. 27, 1864. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53791439 ...