Twenty-Two Years a Slave and Forty Years a Freeman by Austin Steward
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself by Harriet Jacobs
Escaping in a Chest: The Lear Green Story by William Still
Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington
My Escape From Slavery by Frederick Douglass.
Reconstruction by Frederick Douglass.
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About the Author
Harriet Ann Jacobs (February 11, 1813 - March 7, 1897) was an African-American writer who escaped from slavery and was later freed. She became an abolitionist speaker and reformer.
Austin Steward (1793 - February 15, 1869) was an African-American abolitionist and author. He was born a slave; his autobiography, Twenty-Two Years a Slave, was published in 1857.
William Still (October 7, 1821 - July 14, 1902) was an African-American abolitionist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, conductor on the Underground Railroad, writer, historian and civil rights activist.
Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 5, 1856 - November 14, 1915) was an African-American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States. Between 1890 and 1915, Washington was the dominant leader in the African-American community.
Date of Birth:1818
Date of Death:February 20, 1895
Place of Death:Washington, D.C.
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