Bonnie Boswell Reports: Biddy Mason


Biddy Mason, who was born a slave and died a millionaire, was an outstanding figure of the 19th century. Biddy Mason was named “the first African American real estate mogul.“ She owned valuable property in downtown Los Angeles worth nearly 8 million dollars by today's value. Biddy Mason was also a well-known philanthropist. She founded an orphanage, a school, and First AME Church in LA.

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Title: Bonnie Boswell Reports: Biddy Mason

Type: Segment

Subject(s): Boss: The Black Experience in Business

Public Broadcasting Station or Institution: PBS SoCal | KCET

Original Broadcast/Publish Date: 04/14/2019

Runtime: 00:02:00

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