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Douglass, Frederick(Encyclopedia)Douglass, Frederick dg´ls [key], c.1818–1895, American abolitionist, b. near Easton, Md. as Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey. The son of a black slave, Harriet Bailey, and a white father, m...
Frederick Douglass Home National Memorial(Encyclopedia)Frederick Douglass Home National Memorial: see National Parks and Monuments (table).
White, Edward Douglass(Encyclopedia)White, Edward Douglass, 1845–1921, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1894–1910), 9th chief justice of the United States (1910–21), b. Lafourche parish, La. He attended the Jesuit Coll...
North, Douglass Cecil(Encyclopedia)North, Douglass Cecil, 1920–2015, American economic historian, b. Cambridge, Mass., Ph.D. Univ. of California, Berkeley, 1952. North was on the faculty at the Univ. of Washington, Seattle (1950–83...
Schulberg, Budd(Encyclopedia)Schulberg, Budd (Budd Wilson Schulberg), 1914–2009, American writer, b. New York City, grad. Dartmouth (1936). Because his father was an executive at Paramount Studios, Schulberg could observe the c...
Rochester, University of(Encyclopedia)Rochester, University of, at Rochester, N.Y.; co-educational; chartered and opened 1850. It is noted for the Eastman School of Music (1918), the Memorial Art Gallery, its schools of dentistry and medi...
Frederick I(Encyclopedia)Frederick I or Frederick Barbarossabärbrôs´ [key] [Ital.,=red beard], c.1125–90, Holy Roman emperor (1155–90) and German king (1152–90), son of Frederick of Hohenstaufen, duke of Swabia, ...
Frederick V(Encyclopedia)Frederick V, 1723–66, king of Denmark and Norway (1746–66), son and successor of Christian VI. Frederick's reign was one of commercial expansion and prosperity. Loans, subsidies, and treaties aide...
Frederick I(Encyclopedia)Frederick I, 1657–1713, first king of Prussia (1701–13), elector of Brandenburg (1688–1713) as Frederick III. He succeeded his father, Frederick William the Great Elector, in Brandenburg. Throug...
Frederick V(Encyclopedia)Frederick V, elector palatine: see Frederick the Winter King.
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