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The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Douglass, Frederick 1817?-1895
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Speeches
Place:
Rochester (N.Y.)
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1976
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on contents of recording.
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
African American abolitionists
Abolitionists
Slavery
Slaves--Emancipation
Liberty
Racism
Race discrimination
Civil rights
Hypocrisy
Fourth of July
Local number:
ACMA AV003269
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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