Dressed: The History of Fashion
Elizabeth Keckly: “Thirty Years a Slave” to White House Dressmaker
Apr 10, 2018 · 42 min
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This week we explore the incredible story of Elizabeth Keckly, an enslaved woman who bought her freedom and went on to become the premiere dressmaker in Washington D.C. during the Civil War era. Her best friend and client? Mary Todd Lincoln. 

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