Frederick Douglass in Sheffield

MA History student Dan Greenwood explores the world-renowned abolitionist’s visits to the region in 1846/47 and 1859/60.

Sheffield, Slavery, and its Legacies

External link to History Matters blog. Dr Michael Bennett gives an overview of the aims of this project and details some of the connections between the local region and the enslavement of African and African-descended peoples in the Americas.