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Douglass, Frederick:

Artist Unknown, "Frederick Douglas" photograph, date unknown.(February 14, 1818 – February 20, 1895) Born as Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey as a slave, Douglass escaped from his Maryland owner and fled to Philadelphia. There, he would start his career as one of the most influential abolitionists, women suffragists, authors, and orators of his time. Douglass’s most well-known book, The Narrative of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, became a best selling book. Douglass was known for his beliefs in the equal treatment of all people.

Source: Horton, James Oliver, and Lois E. Horton. Slavery and the Making of America. New York: Oxford, 2006.  144-146.