Her Voice Echoes

Kim Kapustka

1 FAN

Her Voice Echoes presents women's history through letters, editorials, articles and other documents written by and, sometimes, about women. Our goal is to hear the voices of women across time, whether it's a court case from Plymouth Colony, a letter ...Show More

Best
Newest
Looking for recently uploaded episodes
013: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Chapters 30-35)

54:28 | Jan 9th, 2018

In episode 013 of Her Voice Echoes we continue to hear about the life of Harriet Jacobs, a woman born in 1813 in Edenton, NC. Harriet was enslaved for 27 years, eventually escaping to the North, where in 1861 she published a book called, “Incidents i...Show More

012: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Chapters 27-29)

52:02 | Jun 15th, 2017

In episode 012 of Her Voice Echoes we continue to hear about the life of Harriet Jacobs, a woman born in 1813 in Edenton, NC. Harriet was enslaved for 27 years, eventually escaping to the North, where in 1861 she published a book called, “Incidents i...Show More

011: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Chapters 21-26)

53:50 | Jun 9th, 2017

In episode 011 of Her Voice Echoes we continue to hear about the life of Harriet Jacobs, a woman born in 1813 in Edenton, NC. Harriet was enslaved for 27 years, eventually escaping to the North, where in 1861 she published a book called, “Incidents i...Show More

010: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Chapters 18-20)

41:14 | Mar 29th, 2017

In episode 010 of Her Voice Echoes we continue to hear about the life of Harriet Jacobs, a woman born in 1813 in Edenton, NC. Harriet was enslaved for 27 years, eventually escaping to the North, where in 1861 she published a book called, “Incidents i...Show More

009: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Chapters 15-17)

46:20 | Mar 26th, 2017

In episode 009 of Her Voice Echoes we continue to hear about the life of Harriet Jacobs, a woman born in 1813 in Edenton, NC. Harriet was enslaved for 27 years, eventually escaping to the North, where in 1861 she published a book called, “Incidents i...Show More

008: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Chapters 12-14)

39:33 | Jan 25th, 2017

In episode 008 of Her Voice Echoes we hear about the later teenage years of Harriet Jacobs, a woman born into slavery in 1813 in Edenton, NC. Harriet was enslaved for 27 years, eventually escaping to the North, where in 1861 she published a book call...Show More

007: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Chapters 9-11)

42:04 | Jan 15th, 2017

In episode 007 of Her Voice Echoes we hear about the teenage years of Harriet Jacobs, a woman born into slavery in 1813 in Edenton, NC. Harriet was enslaved for 27 years, eventually escaping to the North, where in 1861 she published a book called, “I...Show More

006: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Chapters 5-8)

44:48 | Dec 31st, 2016

In episode 06 of Her Voice Echoes we hear about the early teenage years of Harriet Jacobs, a woman born into slavery in 1813 in Edenton, NC. Harriet was enslaved for 27, eventually escaping to the North, where in 1861 she published a book called, "In...Show More

005: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Chapters 1-4)

53:50 | Dec 8th, 2016

In episode 005 of Her Voice Echoes we hear the early life of Harriet Jacobs, a woman born into slavery in 1813 in Edenton, NC. Harriet was enslaved for 27 years, eventually escaping to the North, where in 1861 she published a book called, "Incidents...Show More

004: Letters from the Heart, Irish Immigration in the 1800s

45:00 | Nov 21st, 2016

In this episode we build a small part of the story of Irish immigration to the US and Canada through letters to and from Ireland and through women's stories of their lives as they told them to family and friends. It's a story of sadness, love, yearni...Show More

003: New York's Gay Girls and Jolly Boys (1881) and The German Nurse Girl (1906)

40:17 | Nov 12th, 2016

This episode looks at Coney Island in 1881 and tells the story of a German immigrant girl in 1906 who loves amusements, including Coney Island and Rockaway Beach. The Coney Island story comes from a book titled, "Coney Island Folies: How New York's ...Show More

002: The French Dressmaker (1906)

33:56 | Oct 25th, 2016

In this episode we hear from twenty-five-year-old Amelia des Moulins, a French dressmaker and immigrant living in New York City. Amelia came to the U.S. in 1899. Amelia talks about life in Paris before coming to the U.S., the fashion industry in Pari...Show More

001: A Polish Sweat Shop Girl and a Farmer's Wife (1906)

41:32 | Sep 18th, 2016

In this episode we hear from sixteen-year-old Sadie Frowne, a Polish immigrant living in New York City and working in a sweatshop. We also hear from an anonymous farmer's wife living in the midwestern United States. Both stories were collected as par...Show More