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
About Harriet Jacobs – BIOGRAPHY Note: In Incidents, Harriet Jacobs used
fictitious names to protect the identity of family members. The biography that ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. by Harriet Jacobs (penname Linda Brent).
Harriet Jacobs. Site Index. [last updated: February 14, 2004]