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 ...
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
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
Aug 31, 2011 ... Escape to Freedom: The Life of Harriet Jacobs of Edenton. The life story of
Harriet Ann Jacobs, born a slave in Edenton, North Carolina in 1813 ...
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. by Harriet Jacobs (penname Linda Brent).
Harriet Jacobs. Site Index. [last updated: February 14, 2004]
Mar 29, 2016 ... American abolitionist and autobiographer who crafted her own experiences into
an eloquent and uncompromising slave narrative. Born into ...
Harriet Ann Jacobs was born a slave in Edenton, North Carolina, in 1813. At six,
after the death of her mother, Jacobs was taken into her mistress's home and ...
Harriet Jacobs, on the other hand, began her narrative around 1853, after she
had lived as a fugitive slave in the North for ten years. She began working ...
Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl remains the most-read
woman's slave narrative of all time. Jean Fagan Yellin recounts the experiences
Harriet A. Jacobs (1823-1897) was a slave who decided she must run away in
order to protect her children from harsh treatment by their owners.