Shared Photo: Rosetta Sprague née Douglass (daughter of Anne and Frederick Douglass)

+6 votes
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Such a beautiful photo of a black woman in the 19th century!

I wanted to share this photo of Rosetta Sprague with the community. 
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WikiTree profile: Rosetta Sprague
in Photos by K Raymoure G2G6 Mach 1 (17.4k points)

3 Answers

+6 votes
Gorgeous photo thank you for sharing this wonderful photo
by Susan Laursen G2G Astronaut (2.8m points)
+5 votes
The photo of her on her profile page shows her as an older white-haired lady. Both photos reflect a serene woman who lived her life well. Thanks for posting this- I'm off to a quest to gather more information about this "unsung hero."
by Dorothy Coakley G2G6 Pilot (174k points)
I just found two letters in public domain from her to her father that I've added. Would love this to be a much more robust profile! <3

 

I'm also working on adding the various Residences, etc. from the census records so it reads more like a biography. Right now a lot of those details are lost in the sources at the bottom of the page.
+4 votes
Eldest daughter of Frederick Douglass, who knew? Definitely a life full of meaning.
by Dorothy Coakley G2G6 Pilot (174k points)

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