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Author Primus, Rebecca, 1836-1932.

Title Beloved sisters and loving friends : letters from Rebecca Primus of Royal Oak, Maryland and Addie Brown of Hartford, Connecticut, 1854-1868 / edited by Farah Jasmine Griffin.

Published New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  975.232 PRIM    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xiii, 303 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-286) and index.
Summary This riveting collection of letters chronicles the lives of two spirited African-American women: Rebecca Primus, the daughter of a prominent black Connecticut family who became a teacher of slaves after the Civil War, and her friend and companion, Addie Brown. 7 photos.
Other author Griffin, Farah Jasmine.
Brown, Addie.
Subject Primus, Rebecca, 1836-1932 -- Correspondence.
Brown, Addie -- Correspondence.
African American women -- Maryland -- Royal Oak -- Correspondence.
African American women -- Connecticut -- Hartford -- Correspondence.
African American women -- History -- 19th century.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Maryland.
Royal Oak (Md.) -- Biography.
Hartford (Conn.) -- Biography.
ISBN 0679451285