Harriet Ann Jacobs Matthew barry and jp

February 11, 1813 – March 7, 1897

Obsatacles face

  • She was a slave
  • She was a female writer
  • Her master was a sexual threat
  • Harsh realities of slavery
  • She ran away

Significant conbations

  • Improve lives of freed slave
  • Fought for civil right for freed slaves
  • Surport run away slaves
  • Fought for black patients in hospital


  • 1813, Harriet was born
  • 1815, Harriet brother was born
  • 1819, Harriet mother dies
  • 1826, Harriet father dies
  • 1833, Harriet daughter is born
  • 1835, Harriet is sent to the norton plantion
  • 1840, Harriet is reunited with her daughter
  • 1858, Harriet complete her manuscript and visit England to sell her book
  • 1862-68, Harriet perform relief work along freedmen in Washington D.C.
  • 1897, Harriet dies and is buried next to her brother

Personal quotes

  • But to the slave mother New Year's Day comes peculiar sorrows
  • The beautiful spins came; and when nature recused her loveliness the human soul is apt to revive also
  • Always if gave me a pang that my children had no lawful claim to a name
  • There is some thing akin to freedom in having a lover who has no control over you except that he gains by kindness
  • I would rather drudge out my life on a cotton plantation till the grave opens up for me than to live with a master and a jealous mistress

The stamps

I chose the stamp cause they look neat and they are talking about her lifestyle and her glasses.

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