Angelina Grimkè

Angelina Grimkè wearing a frilly bonnet and dress with a light collar.

Wood engraving of Angelina Emily Grimkè. Library of Congress.

(1805-1879) Born in Charleston, SC, to a wealthy family, Angelina Grimkè Weld is the younger sister of Sarah Grimkè. Angelina was an abolitionist, political activist, women's rights advocate, and supporter of the Women's Suffrage Movement.