If I Survive: Frederick Douglass and Family in the Walter O. Evans Collection


Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 5:30pm to 7:30pm


Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Bringing to light previously unpublished manuscript letters, essays, speeches, and photographs from Frederick Douglass and his sons, Charles Remond, Frederick Jr., and Lewis Henry Douglass, If I Survive casts Douglass in the role of dedicated family man and inspirational figure to his five children. This family biography as accompanied by these personal documents comprises the first extensive study of Frederick Douglass and his family’s fight for the cause of liberty during the Civil War and in the post-emancipation era.

There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30.

Celeste-Marie Bernier, University of Edinburgh

There is a $10 per person fee (no charge for MHS Fellows and Members or EBT cardholders).

To register visit: https://www.masshist.org/calendar/event?event=2596


See also: 2018