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Article-a-Day #9: How Stuff Works?-From Slave to Millionaire Philanthropist: The Biddy Mason Story

Biddy’s story takes us from the muggy cotton fields of Mississippi to the frontier boomtown of Los Angeles, where Biddy becomes one of the city’s most sought-after midwives and parlays her earnings into a small real-estate empire.

SOURCE: https://history.howstuffworks.com