Abolitionist and women’s right activist Sojourner Truth, 1864.
Sojourner sold these cartes-de-visite at her lectures in order to support herself and pay off her debts.  Cards were sold in two sizes for 33 cents and 50 cents ($7.60 and $11.50 in today’s money).  
Read “Sojourner’s Ain’t I a Woman?” speech here.

Abolitionist and women’s right activist Sojourner Truth, 1864.

Sojourner sold these cartes-de-visite at her lectures in order to support herself and pay off her debts.  Cards were sold in two sizes for 33 cents and 50 cents ($7.60 and $11.50 in today’s money).  

Read “Sojourner’s Ain’t I a Woman?” speech here.