Item #1101 Ticket to the Parker Fraternity Lectures, Thirteenth Series, 1870. Frederick Douglass, David Ross Locke, Anna Elizabeth Dickinson, Wendell Phillips, Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Ticket to the Parker Fraternity Lectures, Thirteenth Series, 1870
Ticket to an 1870 Lecture Series Featuring Frederick Douglass and Others

Ticket to the Parker Fraternity Lectures, Thirteenth Series, 1870

Boston: Parker Fraternity Rooms, 1870. Card stock. 2 13/16" x 4 1/2" Near fine condition with just a few nicks to edges, a folded corner, and several pin holes around edges.

An amazing piece of ephemera featuring Frederick Douglass and other big names in 19th century American civil rights activism. The front of the ticket lists the Parker Fraternity's lecture committee: John C. Haynes, Sarah B. Otis, and John S. Rogers. The back lists the dates and speakers for ten consecutive Tuesday evening lectures from October 11 to December 20, 1870. Speakers include Frederick Douglass, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Wendell Phillips, David R. Locke (aka "Petroleum V. Nasby"), Anna E. Dickinson (first woman to address Congress, 1864), and others.

Item #1101

Price: $1,500