Frederick Douglass

Corinthian Hall Oration

originally published:
Rochester : Lee, Mann & Co.

The title page of the first edition, this image derived from Google Books.


  • Blockson101(1852)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 2/7/1817
died: 2/20/1895
born as: Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey

African-American who started life as a slave but was thrust by his oratorical and literary brilliance into the forefront of the U.S. abolition movement. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature