Dressed: The History of Fashion

Elizabeth Keckly: “Thirty Years a Slave” to White House Dressmaker

38:51 | Apr 10th, 2018

This week we explore the incredible story of Elizabeth Keckly, an enslaved woman who bought her freedom and went on to become the premiere dressmaker in Washington D.C. during the Civil War era. Her best friend and client? Mary Todd Lincoln.  Learn m...Show More