July 5, 1852~ Frederick Douglass gives “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” speech

Frederick Douglass by Sarah J. Eddy

1883 / Oil on canvas / 64”x49” / Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, National Park Service

[There are three embedded links above]

Solving the Mystery of the Missing Portrait~ https://mais.gmu.edu/articles/9823
Complete text of “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?”~
https://teachingamericanhistory.org/library/document/what-to-the-slave-is-the-fourth-of-july/

Previous July 5 posts:

Summer~ July 5

Jean Cocteau: Born July 5, 1889

Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/5~

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