A special contribution from San Francisco Public Library June 17th

4th of July and The Negro Slave 1830-2022

Frederick Douglass wrote powerfully in a text titled “What is The Fourth of July to Me” 

The classified ads are from my collection of 1830’s Washington Posts {originally The National Intelligencer]FILM and MUSIC are embedded throughout. 

THE ENDING beginning at 54:00 is special. Ths Zoom recording has MOTION stuttering in the playback of the embedded films.

***NOTE in the toolbar,click on CC and click VIEW without subtitles**  Listen with HEADPHONES 


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