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Having been born to former slaves, Sarah faced great social and financial difficulties in life, yet determined not to allow obstacles to deter her from her goals, Sarah went on to become a successful businesswoman as owner and operator of her own manufacturing company. Simultaneous.

A vision of dignity and freedom and a powerful role model for girls and women of all races.

"I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South. I was promoted from the fields to the washtubs. I promoted myself into the business of manufacturing hair goods. I have built my own factory on

my own ground."

Born December 23, 1867, Sarah Breedlove Walker was the first free-born child of sharecroppers in Delta, Louisiana. Life was hard, but slavery had ended, and the Breedlove family was free - and if you were free, you could dream.

And dream she did. VISION OF BEAUTY follows Sarah Breedlove Walker's rise from a bleak world of poverty and discrimination to unprecedented success as a businesswoman and philanthropist. Through tenacity and faith, she discovered a cure for her own hair loss, then began marketing her original products through the Mme. C. J. Walker Manufacturing Company. Well known as a woman of economic independence, Madam Walker offered a vision of dignity and freedom for her people and a powerful role model for women and girls of all races.

Back matter includes an epilogue, an illustrator’s note, sources, and an index.
 
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