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Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker & Firsts On Firsts On Firsts

Hello Everyone! We are in our last week of celebrating Black History Month!   Name: Elizabeth Keckley Dates: February 1818 – May 1907 What she did: Seamstress, civil activist, and author. (Also Mary Todd Lincoln’s BFF) Born into slavery in February 1818, in Dinwiddie, Virginia, just south of Petersburg. Her mother Agnes was a house […]