Our State

Elizabeth Keckly

Clip | 12m 32s | Video has closed captioning.

Enslaved person Elizabeth Keckly was forced to re-locate to Hillsborough, NC as a teenager. Learn how these circumstances led her to buy her freedom and settle in Washington, DC, as dressmaker and confidante to Mary Todd Lincoln.

Aired: 02/06/14

Rating: NR

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