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Frederick Douglass anniversary events planned (access required)

The city of Rochester and the Rochester Public Library are sponsoring several events at the Central Library and the Frederick Douglass Community Library in honor of Frederick Douglass , who was born 200 years ago in February 1818. Douglass chose to celebrate his birthday on Feb. 14. Events scheduled throughout the year, which Rochester Mayor Lovely ...

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