Clip | 12m 32s
Enslaved person Elizabeth Keckly was forced to re-locate to Hillsborough, NC as a teenager. Learn how these circumstances led her to buy her freedom and settle in Washington, DC, as dressmaker and confidante to Mary Todd Lincoln.
Aired: 02/06/14Video has closed captioning.
Problems Playing Video?
Our State. UNC-TV produces Our State in partnership with Our State magazine and with the generous support of BB&T.