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Keckley, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 6 works in 58 publications in 1 language and 431 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Autobiographies  Biographies  Slave narratives  Interviews  Records and correspondence  History  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author
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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 )

39 editions published between 1868 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley, born into slavery in Virginia, who through her skill as a dressmaker, bought freedom for herself and her son in the 1850s. She moved to Washington, D.C., opened a business, and became a dressmaker for and an intimate of Mary Todd Lincoln during and after the Lincoln White House years
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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Audience level: 0.26 (from 0.22 for The spy wi ... to 0.96 for Behind the ...)

Behind the scenes : or, Thirty years a slave and four years in the White House
Alternative Names
Garland, Elizabeth 1824-1907

Garland, Lizzy 1824-1907

Keckley, Elizabeth Hobbs 1824-1907

Keckley, Lizzy 1824-1907

Keckly, Elizabeth 1824-1907

Keckly, Lizzie 1824-1907

Languages
English (57)

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