Activist in the Abolitionist and Women's Rights Movements
Image: Family of Slaves
Washington, DC, 1861
Josephine Sophia White Griffing was a social reform activist who campaigned for the abolition of slavery and women's rights. In 1864, she moved to our nation's capital to help the newly freed slaves who were streaming into the capital by the thousands. Griffing worked primarily as an agent for the Freedmen's Bureau in Washington, DC.
Josephine White was born December …Read More...