Who was the hair-care millionaire? Madame C. J. Walker

by Carson, Mary Kay.

Format: Adobe EPUB ebook 2013 2013
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Summary
The incredible and true story of hair-care tycoon Madame C.J. Walker. Born into poverty on a Louisiana plantation, the child of former slaves, and orphaned at the age of 7, she began to concoct her own hair treatments as a young woman and sold them door-to-door, eventually making a fortune and providing dignified employment to many other African American women.
Contents
Words to know
Rags to riches
Tough start
Hard life
Dream answer
Growing business
Hair-care company
Share the wealth
Model millionaire.

Additional Information
Series I like inventors!
Subjects Walker, C. J., Madam, 1867-1919 Juvenile literature
Walker, C. J., Madam, 1867-1919
African American women executives Biography Juvenile literature
Cosmetics industry United States History Juvenile literature
Women millionaires United States Biography Juvenile literature
African Americans Biography Juvenile literature
African Americans Biography
Cosmetics industry United States History
Women millionaires United States Biography
Biography & Autobiography
Picture Book Nonfiction
African American Nonfiction
Juvenile Nonfiction
Electronic books.
1867-1919
1867-1919.
Publisher [Place of publication not identified] :Enslow Publishers, Inc.,2013
Enslow Publishers, Inc.2013
Other Titles Madame C.J. Walker
Contributors OverDrive, Inc.
Audience K-3
2.6
J
550
Language English
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
Format: OverDrive Read
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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 22-23) and index.
ISBN 9781464510403
1464510407
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