The Daily Eastern News

Historical performance planned by Academy

Staff Report

September 12, 2017

Elizabeth Keckley, a woman born into slavery in 1818 who ended up becoming a seamstress, civil activist and author, will be portrayed in a performance hosted by the Mattoon Arts Council. Keckley will be portrayed by Kathryn Harris of Springfield, Ill. According to a press release, the performance...

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Elizabeth Keckley