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Born into enslavement in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, Elizabeth Keckly purchased her freedom and gained renown as a dress designer to both Varina Davis and Mary Lincoln. Discover how Keckly became a confidant to Mrs. Lincoln, and helped to establish an organization dedicated to easing the suffering of newly freed people in contraband camps. With Elvatrice Belsches, author, lecturer, and documentary filmmaker.
As space is limited, reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made by contacting Josie Butler at email@example.com or 434-352-5791 ext. 203. Come early to grab a drink and a good seat.