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[Biography] Amanda Berry Smith (1837-1915)

Amanda Berry Smith was born as a slave in Maryland in 1837, the oldest of thirteen children. When Amanda was in her early teens, her father purchased the family's freedom. Amanda's first husband died during the Civil War, while serving in an African American military unit. Read more at:

: Toward a Tenderer Humanity and a Nobler Womanhood: African
: American Women's Clubs in Turn-Of-The-Century Chicago
: by Anne Meis Knupfer
: Publisher: New York University Press
: ISBN: 0814746713

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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