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Keckley, Elizabeth 1824-1907

Overview
Works: 6 works in 19 publications in 1 language and 114 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Autobiographies  Interviews  Records and correspondence  History  Personal narratives  Biographies 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E457.15, 973.70922
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Keckley
Behind the scenes : or, Thirty years a slave and four years in the White House by Elizabeth Keckley( Book )

7 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born into slavery, Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley (ca. 1824-1907) rose to a position of respect as a talented dressmaker and designer to the political elite of Washington and a confidante of First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln. In this unusual memoire Keckley offers a view of the formal and informal networks that African Americans established among themselves, as well as an insiders perspective of the men who made Civil War politics and the women who influenced them
Behind the scenes or, thirty years a slave, and four years in the White House by Elizabeth Keckley( )

1 edition published in 1868 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Behind the scenes : or, Thirty years a slave and four years in the White House
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English (19)

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