This is a recent post from my blog about Ohio’s 8th Congressional District where I live — and my observations on the State of The Union address.
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- Madam C. J. Walker’s Rags-to-Riches Story Found in the Holdings of the National ArchivesToday’s post comes from Missy McNatt, Education Specialist at the National Archives in Washington, DC. I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South. I was promoted from there to the washtub. Then I was promoted to the cook kitchen, and from there I promoted myself into the business of manufacturing hair … Continue reading Madam C. J. Walker’s […]