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DC Emancipation Day Commemoration Lecture Program

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Presented by the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site and DC Reading Is Fundamental, Inc.

 

Featuring Historian CR Gibbs, presenting "Twelve Years A Slave: Solomon Northrup's Washington."

The presentation will trace the kidnapping of Northrup in Washington, DC and his return to the city to seek justice.

It will include a portrait of slave life in the Washington, DC area in the 1840's and 1850's, and the District of Columbia's Emancipation.

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