Daufuskie Island: A Community Founded by Freed Slaves

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  • Girl in Screen Door, 1977
  • Susie Standing Next to Holy Picture, c. 1978
  • Jake and His Boat Arriving on Daufuskie's Shore,  c. 1978
  • The Old Prayer House Before Hurricane David, April 1979, 1979
  • Shrimper and Son, c. 1978
  • Blossom, 1979
  • Miss Bertha, 1977

Shrimper and Son, c. 1978

The documentation of the remaining 84 people on the island at the time will be installed in the Smithsonian's National Museum of African-American History and Culture. The building is scheduled to open in 2015.


(Photo: Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe (American, b. 1952)/Courtesy of the National Museum of African American History and Culture)

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