Frederick Douglass—abolitionist, writer, political activist, reformer—has been called the most important African-American of the 1800s. He was also the most photographed American of the 1800s. Douglass, who escaped enslavement to work tirelessly on behalf of his fellow African-Americans, realized the importance of photography in ending slavery and achieving civil rights. The many portraits of Douglass showed the world what freedom and dignity looked like.
Face of Freedom: How the Photos of Frederick Douglass Celebrated Racial EqualityBook Verdict
ISBN: 9780756556174 Format: Print Book Edition: Library edition Publisher: Capstone Page Count: 64 Trim Size: 9 1/6" x 10 1/6" Dewey Classification: 973.8092 Accelerated Reader: Level: 7.2, Points: 2 Lexile: Level: 1040L Genre: Nonfic
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