Harriet Ann Jacobs
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Harriet Ann Jacobs was an American abolitionist and writer.
She is best-known as the writer of the 1861 book Incidents in the
Life of a Slave Girl, published under the pseudonym Linda Brent. She
was one of many escaped slaves who wrote autobiographical narratives in
an effort to shape opinion in the Northern United States on the
"peculiar institution" of slavery. Jacobs lived the later
years of her life in Washington, D.C.
She died March 7, 1897 at about
the age of 84.
Where are they buried?
- Mount Stevens Cemetery, Hancock, Maryland
- Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts
- Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hope, Pennsylvania
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