We Are Your Sisters (Paperback)

Black Women in the Nineteenth Century

By Dorothy Sterling (Editor), Mary Helen Washington (Introduction by)

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393316292, 560pp.

Publication Date: July 17, 1997

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"A remarkable documentary and the first in-depth record of many black women, slave and free."--Dorothy B. Porter, curator emeritus, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University

About the Author

Dorothy Sterling (1913—2008) was a native New Yorker who lived for many years on Cape Cod in Wellfleet. She made many trips to Nantucket, Block Island, Martha's Vineyard, and Long Island. She was a painstaking and thorough researcher with a long list of natural history, biography, and fiction books to her credit.