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Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.   Tags: african american, anacostia, biography, slavery, washington dc history  

Resources to accompany the 2013 DC Reads book selection, "Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.: The Lion of Anacostia".
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Welcome! This guide includes online and in-library resources related to the 2013 DC Reads selection, Frederick Douglass in Washington, DC: The Lion of Anacostia. Use the tabs to navigate between resources on Frederick Douglass, Anacostia neighborhood history, and slavery and emancipation in the District of Columbia.


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