Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly: The remarkable story of the friendship between a first lady and a former slave

Title Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly: The remarkable story of the friendship between a first lady and a former slave
Names Fleischner, Jennifer.
Book Number DB070395
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Dual biography of First Lady Mary Lincoln and her Washington, D.C., seamstress Elizabeth Keckly, a former slave who bought her own freedom and started a business. Speculates on the women's friendship during the period Mrs. Lincoln suffered through the deaths of her son and husband and experienced financial difficulties. 2003.
Narrator Allison, Kristin.
Local Subject Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Women's Interest - WOM
General Non-Fiction - GNF
Short Book - SH
Audience Notes Female narrator.
LC Subject African American women - Biography
Dressmakers - United States - Biography
Female friendship - United States - History - 19th century
Presidents' spouses - United States - Biography
Women slaves - United States - Biography
Call Number 973.70922 B ANF
Language English
Released 2003
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2003 (Talking Book Publishers, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Broadway Books, 2004, c2003. 0767902599
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