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Collection Reference Number GLC06153
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1864 
Title A narrative of Soujourner Truth; a bondswoman of olden time, emancipated by the New York Legislature in the early part of the present century...
Date 1864
Author Gilbert, Olive (1801-1884)  
Additional authors Titus, Frances W. (fl. 187-1884) Truth, Sojourner (ca. 1797-1883)
Document Type Book
Content Description (title continues)... with a history of her labors and correspondence drawn from her 'Book of Life;' also, a memorial chapter, giving the particulars of her last sickness and death." Published by the Review and Herald Office in 1884, Battle Creek, Michigan. Signed in 1885 on inner front cover by noted abolitionist Amy Post and close friend of Frederick Douglass, presenting this book to her son Willet E. Post. Olive Gilbert collaborated with Truth for the "Narrative." 320 pages, plus 32 page memorial chapter. Contains several engravings of Truth.
Subjects Woman Author  Women's History  African American Author  African American History  Abolition  Reform Movement  Slavery  Emancipation  Freemen  Religion  Death  
People Gilbert, Olive (1801-1884)  Post, Amy (b. 1802)  Titus, Frances W. (fl. 187-1884)  Truth, Sojourner (1797-1883)  Post, Willet E. (b. 1849)  Truth, Sojourner (1797-1883)  
Place written Battle Creek, Michigan
Theme African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; Women in American History
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information This is the memorial edition published on the occasion of death on 26 November 1883.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945