Photograph of Mary Pickersgill: small glasses, black hair, white bonnet

Mary Pickersgill

Learn about the woman who sewed the Star-Spangled Banner Flag.

An older Frederick Douglass with white hair, sitting.

Frederick Douglass

As a child, Frederick Douglass was sent to live in Baltimore's Fells Point neighborhood where he began to dream of freedom.

Last updated: August 24, 2017


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