Tag Archives: Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass Home Ransacked

Cedar Hill in 1905

Here’s a short article that we came across in The Washington Post from March 14th, 1905. The residence of Harold Dougherty, and employe of the Congressional Library, at Cedar Hill, Anacostia, the former home of the late Frederick Douglass, the noted …

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Frederick Douglass, a Kleptomaniac?

Capitol Dome and Trinity Church around 1859 (13 years before Douglass moved to DC)

This is a guest post by John (from The Lion of Anacostia), cross-posted here. Frederick Douglass was no born fool, simpleton, sucker, or gump. He came up from slavery, he came up in the the streets of Jacksonian Baltimore. As has been better said by …

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