DIGITAL: Frederick Douglass in Baltimore: 1836-1838

Digital project mapping Frederick Douglass's life in Baltimore: "In 1836, following his failed escape attempt on the Eastern Shore, Douglass returned to Baltimore at the order of Thomas Auld. In his three autobiographies, Douglass goes to some lengths to account for this unexpected action on Auld's part, as he had previously been threatened with being … Continue reading DIGITAL: Frederick Douglass in Baltimore: 1836-1838

DIGITAL/BLOGROLL: Interactive Maps Chronicle Frederick Douglass in Maryland

Lawrence Jackson's course on Frederick Douglass covered by Hopkins Hub: "For Jackson's class, the time in Maryland before that escape commanded the most interest—Douglass' formative years, before he became the world-famous abolitionist, orator, and writer. Students in the graduate English seminar "Mapping Frederick Douglass" researched and visited regional sites of significance in the young slave's … Continue reading DIGITAL/BLOGROLL: Interactive Maps Chronicle Frederick Douglass in Maryland