Madame C.J. Walker became a self made millionaire through a hair tonic that she sold.
Madame C.J. Walker has a mansion in the north Bay Area of California.
“I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South. From there I was promoted to the washtub. From there I was promoted to the cook kitchen. And from there I promoted myself into the business of manufacturing hair goods and preparations….I have built my own factory on my own ground.”