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What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July? by Frederick Douglass

Fellow-citizens, pardon me, allow me to ask, why am I called upon to speak here to-day? What have I, or those I represent, to do with your national independence? 685 more words

An Appreciation

Bigham House, Chatham Village

Today this house is used as a clubhouse for residents of Chatham Village. It was built in 1844 or 1849 (Father Pitt has seen both dates) for Thomas James Bigham, a notorious abolitionist who was rumored to harbor fugitive slaves here. 113 more words

Mount Washington

Henry Miles Papers

Born in England in 1795, Henry Miles joined the Society of Friends, also known as Quakers. He relocated his family to Canada and then Vermont, where he became a leading figure in the Peace and Free Produce movements. 75 more words

Manuscripts

Abolition or Legalization - Which Approach to Prostitution is Truly Utopian?

Supporters of the sex industry are quick to slander prostitution abolition, calling it prudish, conservative, racist, oppressive, man-hating, anti-sex, and utopian – among other loaded and inaccurate terms. 839 more words

Prostitution And Pornography

Evangelizing at Alley Fest

Hey guys!  So today was Alley Fest in downtown Longview!  The kids and I went along with my mom, one of my sisters, and another member of our abolitionist society, The Abolitionist Society of Longview, TX.   131 more words

Abolitionism

The ABCs of Slavery

I’ve always been a hunter and gatherer of old stuff, and the first “collection” I assembled while still in my early 20s was of nineteenth-century pearlware children’s plates, primarily ABC and nursery plates intended for instruction and edification: I had quite a few of Franklin’s Maxims, a few domestic scenes, animals, and lots of Robinson Crusoe: I still have the latter, one elephant plate, and a fortune-telling scene, but I sold off the rest a decade or so, along with all of my transferware. 458 more words

History