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July 4th Oration on Frederick Douglass
July 2, 2020 @ 2:30 pm
Lecture “July 4th Oration on Frederick Douglass”: 6:30 p.m. July 2, Oliver King presents his highly noted and respected speaker, Oliver King, delivers Frederick Douglass’ speech from July 5, 1852.
Douglass escaped slavery in Maryland to become a leader of the abolitionist movement in the North. Douglass, a firm believer in human rights, delivered this moving speech in front of the Rochester (New York) Ladies’ Anti-Slavery Society asking, ‘What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July?’ This program is being funded in part by a Sullivan County Arts and Heritage Grant, funded by the Sullivan County Legislature and administered by the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance.
Virtual program offered by the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello.
Registration is limited to 75. Register at ebcpl.org and click on Adult Calendars, click on July and you will find program.