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Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman
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This item was owned by Esther Nachman (1902-1998), the material great-aunt of the donor. Esther was born in Greece, grew up on the Lower East Side, and spent much of her adult life living in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx.
Gift of Arlene Schulman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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