Title created by ACMA staff based on contents of recording.
Recitation of Frederick Douglass' speech, The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro, which was originally recited July 5, 1852 in Rochester, New York during an event to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Followed by prayer, and close of celebration.
Speech - not complete speech. Sound only, no image. Speech begins at 003153 and ends at 004841; followed by staic; preceded by Kwanzaa: Woodbridge Elementary School. Dated: 19761222.
The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
African American abolitionists
Fourth of July
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