A “New Dawn of Freedom” and the Frederick Douglass Family

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Festival/Exhibition


Working together and against a changing backdrop of US slavery, Civil War, and Reconstruction, the Frederick Douglass family fought for a new “dawn of freedom.” This exhibition displays the speeches, letters, autobiographies, essays, and photographs of Frederick Douglass and his daughters and sons,. The Douglass family have much to teach us today as they lived with the scars of slavery and the wounds of war in their shared fight for all freedoms.
Period1 Feb 201922 Mar 2019
Event typeExhibition
LocationSanta Barbara, United States, California
Degree of RecognitionLocal