Literary Parlor at Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

09feb1:30 pmLiterary Parlor at Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

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Behind the Scenes or Thirty Years a Slave and Four in the White House by Elizabeth Keckley

Join 19th-century bibliophile, Kate Howe, to discuss Elizabeth Keckley’s autobiography of her years as a dress designer and seamstress for Mary Todd Lincoln and other prominent Washington, D.C. women. After the publication of Behind the Scenes, Mary Todd Lincoln turned against Keckley, causing her to lose her prestigious clients. She died in poverty in 1907.

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Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion 200 W Tulpehocken St Philadelphia PA 19144

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