Elizabeth Keckley

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Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley (sometimes spelled Keckly; February 1818 – May 1907) was a former slave who became a successful seamstress, civil activist, and author in Washington, DC, United States.[1]

Elizabeth Keckley
Elizabeth Keckley, 1861.png
BornFebruary 1818 Dinwiddie County Court House, Dinwiddie, Virginia
DiedMay 1907 (aged 89) Washington, D.C.
OccupationSeamstress & Author

References[change | change source]

  1. "From Slavery to the White House: The Extraordinary Life of Elizabeth Keckly". WHHA (en-US). Retrieved 2021-05-05.