Kate Drumgoold (c. 1856-1920) was an African-American former slave and writer. Born near Petersburg, Virginia, Drumgoold's mother was sold to a buyer in Georgia in 1861. After the end of slavery in 1865, Drumgoold learned to read and write and became a schoolteacher.
A Slave Girl's Storyby Kate Drumgoold
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A SLAVE GIRL'S STORY is a short biographical account of the early life of Kate Drumgoold, born into slavery in the 1850s. As a young girl, Drumgoold witnessed first-hand the cruelties and injustices of slavery, particularly the sale of her mother and the dispersal of other members of her family by sale and by war.
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