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

The Old Prayer House Before Hurricane David, April 1979, 1979

Besides what is left of this prayer house, the island had a co-op store and a two-room schoolhouse.

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

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