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Sarah Spencer Washington

(1889—1953)


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(b. 6 June 1889; d. 23 March 1953), cosmetics entrepreneur.

Madame Sarah Spencer Washington started a cosmetics empire that turned her into one of America’s first black millionaires. A dressmaker ...

Subjects: United States History.


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