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The First Woman U.S. Millionaire

Her parents had been slaves, but Madam C. J. Walker became so rich she was a neighbor to the Rockefellers.

Jill Tietjen and Dr. Charlotte Waisman, the authors of an anthology of interesting women, share more details of the ambitious entreprenuer in their book: Her Story: A Timeline Of The Women Who Changed America.

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