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Douglass receives letter from C H J Taylor; “God made us men before either of us joined a political party,”

C.H.J._Taylor_photoApril 8th, 1894

My Good friend:

When can I have an interview with you, and where? Africa must not be lost and you can save that Continent. “God made us men before either of us joined a political party.”

In strict confidence I am your sincere friend,

C H J Taylor

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Java Jolt Lecture: Frederick Douglass & Alexandria [September 20th, 10am]

Courtesy of National Park Service, FDNHS.

Courtesy of National Park Service, FDNHS.

Local historian Jay Roberts will discuss the little known visit Frederick Douglass made to Alexandria on September 24, 1894. Just five months before his death, Douglass – orator, statesmen, influential publisher, social reformer, and champion of civil rights – came to Alexandria. The occasion that brought “the Lion of Anacostia” to Virginia soil was the 31st anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. Learn more about this interesting event, sponsored by the Friends of Alexandria Archaeology (FOAA). Light refreshments

 

  • September 20, 2014 – September 20, 2014
  • Times: 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Admission: Free!
  • Venue: Alexandria Archaeology
  • 105 North Union Street, #327
  • Alexandria VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-746-4399

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Frederick Douglass subscription to “The Anacostia Press” [1894]

Library of Congress

Library of Congress

SOURCE:

Frederick Douglass Papers, Library of Congress [Subscriptions, Folder 1 of 2 – Series: Financial Papers, Image 29]

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