Graduate Seminar Chronicles Frederick Douglass’s Time in Maryland

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Before Frederick Douglass became a world-famous abolitionist, orator, and writer, he worked as a slave on plantations on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and in Baltimore shipyards. Students in the Prof. Lawrence Jackson’s graduate English seminar “Mapping Frederick Douglass” researched and visited regional sites of significance in the young slave’s life, plotting the locations on digital maps that could become a public resource.

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