Artful Conversations for Members: Frederick Douglass and Harriet Beecher Stowe

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July 11, 2023 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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2023-07-11T13:00:00-04:00
Artful Conversations for Members: Frederick Douglass and Harriet Beecher Stowe

Elizabeth Burgess, director of collections and research at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, discusses three letters connected to Frederick Douglass and held at the Center as well as his interactions with Stowe beginning in the 1850s. These powerful examples of celebrity abolitionist interplay illuminate central themes in the Wadsworth’s exhibition  I Am Seen… Keep an eye on your inbox for an invitation and link to register.

Image: Harriet Beecher Stowe letter to Frederick Douglass, July 9, 1851. Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Hartford, CT