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Behind the Scenes in the Lincoln White House

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Behind the Scenes in the Lincoln White House

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Behind the Scenes in the Lincoln White House - Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House. Written by Elizabeth Keckley. Read by Bobbie Frohman. Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins. Suggested ages: Adult.

Description: A former slave who became a successful dressmaker with her own business, became the dresser, dressmaker and confidante to Mary Todd Lincoln during Abraham Lincoln's presidential adminstration. Behind the Scenes tells the story of the rise of Elizabeth Keckley from abused slave to independent business woman to friend of the First Lady of the Land during the Civil War.

Table of Contents:

Preface

Chapter I. Where I was Born

Chapter II. Girlhood and its Sorrows

Chapter III. How I Gained My Freedom

Chapter IV. In the Family of Senator Jefferson Davis

Chapter V. My Introduction to Mrs. Lincoln

Chapter VI. Willie Lincoln's Death-bed

Chapter VII. Washington in 1862-3

Chapter VIII. Candid Opinions

Chapter IX. Behind the Scenes

Chapter X. The Second Inauguration

Chapter XI. The Assassination of President Lincoln

Chapter XII. Mrs. Lincoln Leaves the White House

Chapter XIII. The Origin of the Rivalry between Mr. Douglas and Mr. Lincoln

Chapter XIV. Old Friends

Chapter XV. The Secret History of Mrs. Lincoln's Wardrobe in New York

Appendix--Letters from Mrs. Lincoln to Mrs. Keckley

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Behind the Scenes in the Lincoln White House - Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House. Written by Elizabeth Keckley. Read by Bobbie Frohman. Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins. Suggested ages: Adult.

Description: A former slave who became a successful dressmaker with her own business, became the dresser, dressmaker and confidante to Mary Todd Lincoln during Abraham Lincoln's presidential adminstration. Behind the Scenes tells the story of the rise of Elizabeth Keckley from abused slave to independent business woman to friend of the First Lady of the Land during the Civil War.

Table of Contents:

Preface

Chapter I. Where I was Born

Chapter II. Girlhood and its Sorrows

Chapter III. How I Gained My Freedom

Chapter IV. In the Family of Senator Jefferson Davis

Chapter V. My Introduction to Mrs. Lincoln

Chapter VI. Willie Lincoln's Death-bed

Chapter VII. Washington in 1862-3

Chapter VIII. Candid Opinions

Chapter IX. Behind the Scenes

Chapter X. The Second Inauguration

Chapter XI. The Assassination of President Lincoln

Chapter XII. Mrs. Lincoln Leaves the White House

Chapter XIII. The Origin of the Rivalry between Mr. Douglas and Mr. Lincoln

Chapter XIV. Old Friends

Chapter XV. The Secret History of Mrs. Lincoln's Wardrobe in New York

Appendix--Letters from Mrs. Lincoln to Mrs. Keckley