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Mumbet the life and times of Elizabeth Freeman : the true story of a slave who won her freedom by Mary Wilds

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Published by Avisson Press in Greensboro, N.C .
Written in English



  • Massachusetts


  • Freeman, Elizabeth, 1744?-1829 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Freeman, Elizabeth, 1744?-1829.,
  • Women slaves -- Massachusetts -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Slaves -- Massachusetts -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • African American women -- Massachusetts -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Slavery -- Massachusetts -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Slaves.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.,
  • Women -- Biography.,
  • Massachusetts -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.

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About the Edition

A biography of the eighteenth-century female slave whose court case helped to set precedents that would bar slavery in Massachusetts.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-97) and index.

StatementMary Wilds.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
SeriesAvisson young adult series
LC ClassificationsE444 .W566 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination104 p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL35297M
ISBN 101888105402
LC Control Number99020017

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Apr 02,  · Octavia Spencer has signed on as executive producer on the independent anti-slavery movie “Mumbet,” Variety has learned exclusively. “Mumbet” will be directed by Alethea Roo. Mumbet the Movie, a feature film about Elizabeth "Mumbet" Freeman, being made in the Berkshires, MA. Mumbet By Heidi Wojtas Dreamscape Productions created a production of Mumbet’s Declaration of Independence, a book written by Gretchen Woelfe. The teacher can either show the video or read the book. It provides a basic understanding of who Mumbet . Apr 10,  · Based on the children’s book, “A Free Woman on God’s Earth” by local authors Jana Laiz and Ann-Elizabeth Barnes, the film, with a screenplay by Stephen Glantz, follows the life of Elizabeth “Mumbet” Freeman, a Massachusetts slave who seized her place in American history when she sued for her freedom in