A Slave Girl’s Story



A Slave Girl's Story

An Autobiography of Kate Drumgoold (1898) is all about her experiences as a slave and afterwards. Born in Virginia of slave parents in 1858 or 1859, Drumgoold was four or five years old when, in 1863, President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. Two years later, what remained of her family (ten daughters and their mother) moved to Brooklyn, where Drumgoold grew up and lived, working…

A Slave Girl's Story

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