Holiday Gift, 1850s: Autographs for Freedom

Holiday Gift, 1850s: Autographs for Freedom

Hot Christmas gift in 1853-1854: Autographs for Freedom, compiled by the Rochester Ladies Anti-Slavery Society.

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Abolitionist "Social Media"

Abolitionist "Social Media"

Well before Facebook and Twitter, 19th-century activists still connected and mobilized.

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Frederick Douglass House in Washington, DC

Summer wanderings took me to a place I have wanted to see for a long time--Frederick Douglass' home in Southeast Washington, DC. He lived there from 1877 to his death in 1895.

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