kids encyclopedia robot

Elizabeth Keckley facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts

Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley (sometimes spelled Keckly; February 1818 – May 1907) was a former slave who became a successful seamstress, civil activist, and author in Washington, DC, United States.

Quick facts for kids
Elizabeth Keckley
Elizabeth Keckley, 1861.png
Born February 1818 Dinwiddie County Court House, Dinwiddie, Virginia
Died May 1907 (aged 89) Washington, D.C.
Occupation Seamstress & Author

References

Images for kids

kids search engine
Elizabeth Keckley Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.