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Frederick Douglass in old and new media

Google is using Frederick Douglass’s image for one of their doodles, or special logos of

the day, for the first day of Black History Month. They probably don’t know that he participated in the 19th century’s mode of organizing information. 47 more words

African American History

Ink & Electricity lecture Thursday Nov. 12 at Monmouth

Monmouth used the cover of the odd crowd-sourced anthology, Heart Throbs: The Old Scrapbook. The editor asked newspaper readers to send in their favorite poems, etc., with the idea that they were tucked away inside scrapbooks. 38 more words

19th Century Media