Nancy's Corner-Jennifer Chiaverini,Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker
Clip: Season 200 Episode 3 | 5m 22s | Video has closed captioning.
Jennifer Chiaverini presents her first historical novel outside the Elm Creek series. The heroine of this real-life story is Elizabeth Keckley, a dressmaker for President Lincoln’s wife, Mary. Born a slave, but with a strong will and dressmaking talent, Elizabeth was able to earn enough money to purchase freedom for herself and her son. She was also Mrs. Lincoln’s close friend and confidant.
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