Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Frederick Douglass (b. 1818 -  d. 1895)
MSA SC 5496-138000

Fled from slavery, Baltimore City, Maryland, 1838



Aaron Anthony, with his daughter and his slaves lived in this house.  Douglass last saw his mother here in Aunt Katy's kitchen, where at night he slept in a closet. During the day, he sang for Lucretia Auld who stood in her upstairs, bedroom window and would reward him with treats.
Preston, Dickson J.

Young Frederick Douglass:  The Maryland Years.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press,1980.

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