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Hosted by the Concord Free Public Library as part of the 2019 Concord Community Conversation.
Join Special Collections Curator Leslie Wilson and Head of Reference Barbara Gugluizza of the Concord Free Public Library for a discussion on Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. This 1845 memoir and treatise on abolition was written by famous orator and former slave Frederick Douglass during his time in Lynn, Massachusetts. Leslie Wilson will also share historical documents related to Frederick Douglass’s associations with Concord.
Free. Register here.
Splash Image: Engraved portrait of Frederick Douglass. From Howard Carroll’s Twelve Americans (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1883). Concord Free Public Library Basement Collection.