The Star of Freedom

Title

The Star of Freedom

Description

First and only Edition of this anti-slavery book for children. It is mostly prose sketches and anecdotes, with some poetry written by women. The work emphasizes tolerance, equality and friendship between the black and white races, assistance to fugitives, care for African American orphans, and education for African American children.

Source

Title page

Publisher

New York: William S. Dorr, Printer

Date

circa 1837

Files

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Citation

“The Star of Freedom,” DeGolyer Library Exhibits, accessed May 27, 2022, https://degolyer.omeka.net/items/show/16.