Face of Freedom: How the Photos of Frederick Douglass Celebrated Racial Equality
(Compass Point Books Aug. 1, 2017)
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.
- Captured History
- 0756556198 / 9780756556198
- 3.2 oz.
- 9.0 x 0.1