Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
by Frederick Douglass
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Resources
The entire text of Douglass's narrative can be found here.
Information on Douglass at the PBS Africans in America website.
A website by the National Park Service on Douglass's place in American culture (with lots of good graphics).
A useful overview of other narratives written by former slaves around the time of Douglass's Narrative.
Movie or TV Productions
A biography of Frederick Douglass by A&E.
Another biography of Douglass.
James Earl Jones reads one of Frederick Douglass's most famous speeches, "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?"
A set of video lessons put together by C-SPAN to go along with a TV series about Douglass's life.
The best audio book version of Douglass's Narrative you actually have to pay for.
But there's also a free version available at freeclassicaudiobooks.com.
Douglass speeches (performed by Fred Morsell, a modern actor).
This is the most famous image of Frederick Douglass, the dignified, white-haired old man.
Douglass hiding from Covey in the woods, and being found by Sandy.