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Madame C.J. Walker
By: Sarah B.
Indiana, Grade 3




On July 1927 Madame C.J. Walker said, “I am a women who came from cotton fields of the south. I was promoted from there to the washtub. Then I was promoted to the kitchen, and from there I promoted myself into business of manufacturing hair goods and preparations. I have built my own factory on my own ground.”
Madame C. J. Walker was born to Sarah Beloved the daughter of former slaves. She was married at the age of 14 and became Sarah McWilliams. When her husband died Sarah moved to St. Louis Missouri. When she died she left a value of $2,000.
Madame C. J. Walker was poor when she was little but when she got older she sold her own hair products and became rich for selling them.
Madame C. J. Walker owned an electrical car. A freight train almost hit her. Madam C. J. walker owned her own hair products. Her hair started to fall out so she made a hair lotion. She used it and the lotion worked. So she started to sell it and that’s how she became rich. Madame
C. J. Walker was born to the Share Croppers in 1869 Delta, Louisiana. Walker always wanted to have her community to have one black lady as president. Walker taught college kids to do hair. Walker was an inventor and a businesswoman. Walker had her own Walker Theater. Sarah Beloved was Walkers kids name but as she got older her name changed to Madame C. J. Walker got older. Walker could not buy gifts for her kids she was poor. She changed a lot of people’s lives in life and death. She was very cool to learn about in school.
She was a great woman in history. I learned a good lesson from her. It was school is more important than money. I want to be more like her.




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