Category: Autobiographies

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

“Going to Baltimore laid the foundation, and opened the gateway to all my subsequent prosperity” Click here for free e-book Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave Written by himself Boston: Antislavery Office, 1845. Frederick Douglass wrote his first autobiography as a means to prove that he was who he claimed he […] more

My Bondage and My Freedom

“Believing that one of the best means of emancipating the slaves of the south is to improve and elevate the character of the free colored people of the north, I shall labor in the future, as I have labored in the past, to promote the moral, social, religious, and intellectual elevation of the free colored […] more

Life and Times of Frederick Douglass

“No man can be truly free whose liberty is dependent upon the thought, feeling and action of others, and who has himself no means in his own hands for guarding, protecting, defending and maintaining that liberty”. Free e- book Life and Times of Frederick Douglass Written by himself Hartford, Connecticut: Park Publishing, Co. 1881. Life […] more