Harriet Ann Jacobs

Harriet Ann Jacobs
1813 - 1897
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First Name Harriet
Middle Name Ann
Last Name Jacobs
Birthday 11th February, 1813
Birthplace Edenton, North Carolina
Died 7th March, 1897
Place of Death Washington, D.C.
Buried Mount Auburn Cemetery
Hair Color White
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Writer, nurse, slave and abolitionist speaker
Occupation Activist
Music Genre (Text) Autobiography

Harriet Jacobs (1813 or 1815 – March 7, 1897) was an African-American writer. Born into slavery in Edenton, North Carolina, she was sexually harassed by her master. When he threatened to sell her children, she hid in a tiny crawlspace under the roof of her grandmother's house, where she wasn't even able to stand. After staying there for seven years, she finally managed to escape to New York, where she was reunited with her children Joseph and Louisa Matilda and her brother John S. Jacobs. She found work as a nanny for the children of Nathaniel Parker Willis and got into contact with abolitionist and feminist reformers. Her autobiography, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, published in 1861, is now considered an "American classic".

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