The Making of “Mammy Pleasant”: A Black Entrepreneur in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco (Women in American History)

Mary Ellen Pleasant arrived in Gold Rush-era San Francisco as a free black woman with abolitionist convictions and a predilection for entrepreneurial success. Behind the convenient and trusted disguise of ‘Mammy’, she transformed domestic labor into enterprise, amassed remarkable real estate, wealth, and power, and gained notoriety for her work in fighting Jim Crow. Pleasant’s legacy is steeped in scandals and lore. Was she a voodoo queen who traded in sexual secrets? A madam? A murderer?In “The

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How to Start a Business in Florida

How to Start a Business in Florida is your roadmap to avoid planning, legal and financial pitfalls and direct you through the bureaucratic red tape that often entangles fledgling entrepreneurs. This all-in-one resource goes a step beyond other business how-to books to give you a jump-start on planning for your business and provides you with: Quick reference to the most current mailing and Internet addresses and telephone numbers for federal, state, local and private agencies that will help

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