Frederick Douglass Bibliography

Frederick Douglass Bibliography

Blight, David W. Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom. Simon & Schuster, 2018.

Blight, David W. “What America Owes Frederick Douglass.” The New York Times, Nov. 5, 2018

Cornish, Samuel E. and Theodore S. Wright. The Colonization Scheme Considered: In Its Rejection by the Colored People - in Its Tendency to Uphold Caste - in Its Unfitness for Christianizing And Civilizing the Aborigines of Africa, and for Putting a Stop to the African Slave Trade: In a Letter to the Hon. Theodore Frelinghuysen and the Hon. Benjamin F. Butler. Newark [N.J.]: Printed by A. Guest, 1840.

Cummings, Charles. “Blacks in New Jersey: The Journey Toward Economic Freedom.” The Star-Ledger, 17 Feb. 2000.

Cummings, Charles. “Four Who Made a Difference for Blacks.” The Star-Ledger, Jan. 28, 1999.

Cummings, Charles. “Slavery in New Jersey: A Shame That Spanned Three Centuries.” The Star-Ledger, Feb. 10, 2000.

Davidson, Dave, director. A Place Out of Time: The Bordentown School. Hudson West Productions, 2010.

Douglass, Frederick. A Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. East India Publishing Company, 2018.

Douglass, Frederick. Frederick Douglass: Autobiographies. Library of America, 1994.

“Frederick Douglass, Pacifism, and Abolitionism.” American Experience, season 25, episode 12, PBS, Jan. 8, 2013.

“Frederick Douglass Writes His Autobiography.” American Experience, season 25, episode 12, PBS, Jan. 15, 2013.

Gigantino, James J. “‘The Whole North Is Not Abolitionized’: Slavery’s Slow Death in New Jersey, 1830–1860.” Journal of the Early Republic, vol. 34, no. 3, 2014, pp. 411–437.

Gigantino, James J. The Ragged Road to Abolition: Slavery and Freedom in New Jersey, 1775-1865. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.

Gopnik, Adam. “The Prophetic Pragmatism of Frederick Douglass.” The New Yorker, Oct. 8 2018.

Hennelly, Robert. “Secret History of a Northern Slave State: How Slavery Was Written into New Jersey's DNA.” Salon, July 29, 2015,. secret_history_of_a_northern_slave_state_how_slavery_was_written_into_new_jerseys_dna/.

Hodges, Graham. Black New Jersey: 1664 to the Present Day. Rutgers University Press, 2018.

New Jersey Historical Commission. Steal Away, Steal Away..: A guide to the Underground Railroad in New Jersey. New Jersey’s Underground Railroad Heritage, 2002.

Rapley, Rob, director. American Experience: The Abolitionists. WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013. ref=sr_1_3?keywords=fredrick+douglass&qid=1551717056&s=gateway&sr=8-3.

Smith, Geneva. “Legislating Slavery in New Jersey”. Princeton & Slavery Project.

Spadea, Bill. “Legacy of Frederick Douglass Lives on in New Jersey.” New Jersey 101.5, Jan. 14 2019.

Switala, William J. Underground Railroad in New Jersey and New York. Stackpole Books, 2006.

“The Emancipation Proclamation and the Civil War.” American Experience, season 25, episode12, PBS, Jan. 22, 2013.

Vega, Teresa. Radiant Roots, Boricua Branches: Musings on My Tri-Racial Black and Puerto Rican Ancestry,

Williams, Junius. Rise Up North Newark, Center for Education and Juvenile Justice, Inc.,


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