Sojourner Truth [carte de visite] noted on front “I Sell the Shadow to Support the Substance.”

Title

Sojourner Truth [carte de visite] noted on front “I Sell the Shadow to Support the Substance.”

Description

Sojourner Truth (c. 1797– 1883) was born into slavery and sold as a slave when she was nine years old. She escaped from slavery with her infant daughter in 1826. On June 1, 1843, she changed her name to Sojourner Truth and committed to devoting her life to Methodism, the abolition of slavery, and equal rights for all.

Date

1864

Original Format

carte de visite

Files

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Citation

“Sojourner Truth [carte de visite] noted on front “I Sell the Shadow to Support the Substance.”,” DeGolyer Library Exhibits, accessed April 13, 2024, https://degolyer.omeka.net/items/show/89.