Daufuskie Island: A Community Founded by Freed Slaves

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  • Blossom, 1979
  • Miss Bertha, 1977
  • 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

Miss Bertha, 1977

Daufuskie Island is located off the South Carolina coast, where inhabitants of the Gullah/Geechee tradition lived in isolation. 

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

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