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Talks and Living History Presentations for Your Community

A Woman, Ain’t I? (Sojourner Truth)

Image of Kathryn Woods as Sojourner TruthBorn a slave in New Paltz, New York, Isabella Baumfree walked away from slavery and in her travels evolved into Sojourner Truth: maid, laundress, evangelist, abolitionist, and suffragist. This program, presented by Kathryn Woods, tells Sojourner Truth’s story in her own words, speeches, and songs.

Special Arrangements: one wooden chair and one big mug of hot water.

Additional Costs: $250 plus bus fare.

Available in correctional facilities.

About the presenter

Image of Kathryn Woods Kathryn Woods - Kathryn has acted on stage, screen, television, and radio, and guides tours of the Freedom Trail in Boston. See full biography.

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