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Harriet Ann Jacobs - Wikipedia


Harriet Ann Jacobs (February 11, 1813 – March 7, 1897) was an African- American writer who escaped from slavery and was later freed. She became an ...

Harriet Jacobs


After nearly seven years hiding in a tiny garret above her grandmother's home, Harriet Ann Jacobs took a step other slaves dared to dream in 1842; she secretly  ...

Harriet Jacobs – BIOGRAPHY


About Harriet Jacobs – BIOGRAPHY Note: In Incidents, Harriet Jacobs used fictitious names to protect the identity of family members. The biography that ...

Harriet A. Jacobs (Harriet Ann), 1813-1897


Harriet Jacobs, daughter of Delilah, the slave of Margaret Horniblow, and Daniel Jacobs, the slave of Andrew Knox, was born in Edenton, North Carolina, in the ...

Harriet Jacobs - PBS


It was not Harriet Jacob's nature to give up without a fight. Born into slavery, Harriet Jacobs would thwart repeated sexual advancements made by her master for ...

Summary of Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Written by Herself


Harriet Ann Jacobs was born a slave in Edenton, North Carolina in 1813. After both her mother, Delilah, and father, Elijah, died during Jacobs's youth, she and ...

Harriet Ann Jacobs Biography - Cliffs Notes


In this excerpt from a letter written by Harriet Jacobs to her friend, the abolitionist Amy Post, Jacobs expresses her determination to continue her quest for ...

Jacobs, Harriet | NCpedia


1897. A drawing of Harriet Jacobs by Keith White, 1994. Image from the State Archives of North Carolina.Harriet Jacobs, writer and reformer, was born a slave in ...

Harriet Jacobs - Home


Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. by Harriet Jacobs (penname Linda Brent). Harriet Jacobs. Site Index. [last updated: February 14, 2004]