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Enslaved, Indentured, Free: Five Black Women on the Upper Mississippi, 1800-1850 by Mary Elise Antoine

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Enslaved, Indentured, Free shines a light on the lives of five extraordinary women-Marianne, Mariah, Patsey, Rachel, and Courtney-whose stories intersected at Prairie du Chien.  Marianne was free. White enslavers held four of the five women captive.  Through resourcefulness, self-purchase, and freedom, suits-including one suit that was used as precedent in Dred Scott's and Harriet Scott's infamous freedom suits years later-these, women fought for and ultimately secured their freedom.  And all four women were influenced by Marianne, who demonstrated what it took to survive and thrive as a free Black woman in Prairie du Chien.

ALSO:  View a Milwaukee PBS video episode of Black Nouveau, showing interviews with author Mary Antoine and descendants of the women depicted in this book!

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CONDITION OF THE PRODUCT New / Newly Created
DIMENSIONS (L X W X H) 9" x 6" x 3/4"
MATERIALS (MADE OF) Paper
WEIGHT LBS/OZ (INCL. PKGING) 1 lb
SKU LMR-008