February 11, 2020 –
Susan B Anthony and Frederick Douglass were lifelong friends and colleagues. They both supported each other's major causes, women's suffrage and abolition. These two great civil rights pioneers will talk with each other and the audience about their lives and their work.
Barbara Blaisdell has been a resident of both the city's 19th Ward & the town of Brighton, in Rochester, N.Y. She is a retired artist & Middle School Counselor. She has performed historical portrayals of Susan B. Anthony for all age levels, in and out of Rochester, for 29 years.
David Shakes is a long time resident of Rochester N.Y. He is a retired social worker, actor and historical interpreter. He has studied and portrayed Frederick Douglass for over thirty years.