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Literary Parlor – Behind the Scenes or Thirty Years a Slave and Four in the White House

February 9, 2020 @ 1:30 pm

$15

Behind the Scenes or Thirty Years a Slave and Four in the White House by Elizabeth Keckley

Join 19th-century bibliophile, Kate Howe, to discuss Elizabeth Keckley’s autobiography of her years as a dress designer and seamstress for Mary Todd Lincoln and other prominent Washington, D.C. women. After the publication of Behind the Scenes, Mary Todd Lincoln turned against Keckley, causing her to lose her prestigious clients. She died in poverty in 1907.

Details

Date:
February 9, 2020
Time:
1:30 pm
Cost:
$15
Website:
https://ebenezermaxwellmansion.org/literary-parlor/

Organizer

Diane Richardson
Phone:
215-438-1861
Email:
diane@ebenezermaxwellmansion.org

Venue

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion
200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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