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The story of my life or the sunshine and shadow of seventy years; By Mary A. Livermore; Teacher, author, wife, mother, army nurse, soldier's friend, lecturer, and reformer; A narrative of her early life and struggles for education, three years' experiences on a southern plantation among white masters and black slaves, her courtship, marriage, domestic life, etc. [Title page]

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The story of my life or the sunshine and shadow of seventy years; By Mary A. Livermore; Teacher, author, wife, mother, army nurse, soldier's friend, lecturer, and reformer; A narrative of her early life and struggles for education, three years' experiences on a southern plantation among white masters and black slaves, her courtship, marriage, domestic life, etc. [Title page]
Names
Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice (1820-1905) (Author)
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story of my life: or, The sunshine and shadow of seventy years, by Mary A. Livermore ... with hitherto unrecorded incidents and recollections of three years' experience as an army nurse in the great Civil War, and reminiscences of twenty-five years' experiences on the lecture platform ... to which is added six of her most popular lectures ... with portraits and one hundred and twenty engravings from designs by eminent artists ...

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Place: Hartford, Conn.
Publisher: A.D. Worthington
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc B-Livermore (Livermore, M. Story of my life)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Barcode: 33433019698376
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR7498110-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11770101
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f39817d0-c62b-012f-5218-58d385a7bc34
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  • 1820: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1905: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "The story of my life or the sunshine and shadow of seventy years; By Mary A. Livermore; Teacher, author, wife, mother, army nurse, soldier's friend, lecturer, and reformer; A narrative of her early life and struggles for education, three years' experiences on a southern plantation among white masters and black slaves, her courtship, marriage, domestic life, etc. [Title page]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-a2a2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "The story of my life or the sunshine and shadow of seventy years; By Mary A. Livermore; Teacher, author, wife, mother, army nurse, soldier's friend, lecturer, and reformer; A narrative of her early life and struggles for education, three years' experiences on a southern plantation among white masters and black slaves, her courtship, marriage, domestic life, etc. [Title page]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-a2a2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). The story of my life or the sunshine and shadow of seventy years; By Mary A. Livermore; Teacher, author, wife, mother, army nurse, soldier's friend, lecturer, and reformer; A narrative of her early life and struggles for education, three years' experiences on a southern plantation among white masters and black slaves, her courtship, marriage, domestic life, etc. [Title page] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-a2a2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The story of my life or the sunshine and shadow of seventy years; By Mary A. Livermore; Teacher, author, wife, mother, army nurse, soldier's friend, lecturer, and reformer; A narrative of her early life and struggles for education, three years' experiences on a southern plantation among white masters and black slaves, her courtship, marriage, domestic life, etc. [Title page]