Public reading of the Declaration of Independence and the 1852 Fourth of July oration by Frederick Douglass

Event time: 
Monday, July 6, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: 
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library (BRBL) See map
121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

In conjunction with a special display of the first printing of the Declaration of Independence
To read the full text of the Declaration of Independence, please see the website of the National Archives: https://www.archives.gov/founding-docs/declaration-transcript
To read the full text of Douglass’ 1852 oration, please see the website of the University of Rochester Frederick Douglass Project: https://rbscp.lib.rochester.edu/2945

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