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Stitch by Stitch: Elizabeth Hobbs Keckly Sews Her Way to Freedom

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Stitch by Stitch: Elizabeth Hobbs Keckly Sews Her Way to Freedom
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Meet Lizzy, a girl who learned to sew from her mother and used the skill to gain her freedom. Lizzy was so talented she was sought after by many including Mrs. Lincoln (President Abraham Lincoln's wife). She went on to accomplish extraordinary feats including hiring other women in her dress shop, writing an autobiography, and becoming the head of Sewing at Wilberforce University.

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