Women / Persons ~ P14996

Sojourner Truth

Alternate Names:
  • Belle
  • Isabella
  • Isabella Baumfree
Gender: Female
Life Dates: ca. 1797 – 26 November 1883
  • Abolitionist
  • Activist, Women's Rights
  • African American
  • American (US)
  • Nurse
  • Nursing reform
  • Slave, bondservant, former slave
  • Speaker, Lecturer, Public Reader
Note: Dutch learned as first language, Mother of 6; first black woman to win a lawsuit freeing her son from slavery; public speaker; recruited black troops for the Union army during the civil war
persons with degrees of separation from Sojourner Truth