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Marlene Rivero brings Elizabeth Keckley to life. Initially known for her work in the White House for President Lincoln’s wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, Elizabeth Keckley gained a reputation as a first-rate tailor and dressmaker while enslaved. As an ex-slave she was still forced to make concessions on her prices in order to get work from the white middle- and upper-class women she worked for. Keckley then created her own business, eventually employing over twenty women.
Ticket required: http://www.LCFPD.org/.../virtual-program-elizabeth.../
FREE - All ages.
You must get a ticket in advance on our website from the link above to join this program. A Zoom link will be sent before the program only to those with tickets.
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