Mapping Frederick Douglass and Maryland, From the Hackerman Map Collection

January 10, 2019 – 6:00pm, The George Peabody Library
Join Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Lawrence Jackson as he chronicles the time Frederick Douglass spent in Maryland, before making his escape north. Using interactive maps, Professor Jackson recounts Douglass’ formative years; from his life as a slave on Eastern Shore plantations, to the streets and shipyards of Baltimore. Prior to the talk, there will be an opportunity to see the Sheridan Libraries map exhibition: Maryland, From the Willard Hackerman Collection.