Mrs. Lincoln's dressmaker : the unlikely friendship of Elizabeth Keckley and Mary Todd Lincoln
Title
Mrs. Lincoln's dressmaker : the unlikely friendship of Elizabeth Keckley and Mary Todd Lincoln

Author
Jones, Lynda.

ISBN
9781426303777

Publication Information
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2009.

Physical Description
80 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

Contents
An invitation to the White House -- The life of a slave girl -- Mary: Kentucky belle -- Chasing freedom -- We are elected! -- Starting over -- Facing new challenges -- Fighting to survive -- Elizabeth takes a stand.

Reading Level
960 L Lexile

Personal Subject
Keckley, Elizabeth, approximately 1818-1907.
 
Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882-Friends and associates.
 
Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882-Relations with African Americans.

Subject Term
African American women -- Biography.
 
Dressmakers -- Washington (D.C.) -- Biography.
 
Women slaves -- United States -- Biography.
 
Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography.
 
Female friendship -- United States -- History -- 19th century.

Geographic Term
Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
 
Washington (D.C.) -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Lake Elmo LibraryBookJ 921 LINCOLN11Nonfiction Collection
Stillwater Public LibraryBookJ 920 JON11Nonfiction Collection