And ain't I a woman?
22.00 in HIGH x 17.50 in WIDE
(55.88 cm HIGH x 44.45 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Poster has a black and white photograph at the top of an African American woman sitting by a table. The table has a vase with flowers. the woman is wearing a long black dress with long sleeves and a white shawl and cap. She has on thin-rimmed glasses. In her hands is knitting. Below the photo is black text. It reads, "And Ain't I a Woman?/ I have plowed, and planted and gathered into barns and no man could head me! And ain't I a woman? I could work and eat as much as a man - when I could get it - and bear the lash as well! And ain't I a woman? I have borne thirteen children and seen most all sold off to slaver, and when I cried out with my mother's grief, none but Jesus heard me! And ain't I a woman? - Soujurner Truth 1851 Women's convention in Akron Ohio."
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