On her own ground : the life and times of Madam C.J. Walker /

Bundles, a journalist and great-great-granddaughter of Madam C.J. Walker, offers a lively portrait of an American businesswoman. Walker, the first freeborn child of slaves, rose from poverty to establish a successful hair-care business, became one of the wealthiest women in the U.S., and devoted her... Full description

Main Author: Bundles, A'Lelia Perry.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Washington Square Press, [2002]
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Summary: Bundles, a journalist and great-great-granddaughter of Madam C.J. Walker, offers a lively portrait of an American businesswoman. Walker, the first freeborn child of slaves, rose from poverty to establish a successful hair-care business, became one of the wealthiest women in the U.S., and devoted herself to a life of activism and philanthropy toward race and women's issues. photo insert.
Item Description: "A Lisa Drew book."
Originally published: New York : Scribner, c2001.
Physical Description: 415 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-385) and index.
ISBN: 0743431723 (pbk.)

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