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Picturing Frederick Douglass with John Stauffer, Ph.D.

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Did you know that Frederick Douglass was the most photographed American of the 19th century? Douglass scholar John Stauffer, Ph.D., Professor of English and African American Studies, Harvard will present some of the 160 known photographs from his new book, Picturing Frederick Douglass, and explore Douglass's complex relationship with photography.

This program is supported in part by the Vermont Humanities Council and presented by Rokeby Museum.  The Rokeby Museum is a 90-acre historic site and National Historic Landmark, designated for its exceptional underground railroad history.