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Malindy's freedom : the story of a slave family

Author: Mildred Johnson; Theresa Delsoin; Stuart Symington, Jr.; Anne W Symington; Missouri Historical Society.
Publisher: St. Louis : Missouri Historical Society Press : Distributed by University of Missouri Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Malindy, born a free Cherokee Indian, was unlawfully enslaved as a child by a Franklin County, Missouri, farmer. Married to a freedman, Malindy gave birth to five children in slavery - creating a family she would fight her whole life to keep together. As a testament to her iron will, Malindy's great-granddaughters Mildred Johnson and Theresa Delsoin have lived to share the story passed on through their family for
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Johnson, Mildred, 1916-
Malindy's freedom.
St. Louis : Missouri Historical Society Press : Distributed by University of Missouri Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607607132
Online version:
Johnson, Mildred, 1916-
Malindy's freedom.
St. Louis : Missouri Historical Society Press : Distributed by University of Missouri Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)629926873
Named Person: Malindy Wilson; Malindy Wilson; Malindy Wilson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mildred Johnson; Theresa Delsoin; Stuart Symington, Jr.; Anne W Symington; Missouri Historical Society.
ISBN: 1883982537 9781883982539
OCLC Number: 57579190
Description: xv, 215 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: The way of the Cherokees --
Rose Dawn is enslaved --
Malindy becomes a house slave and is sold --
Life in the big house --
Malindy meets old free Charlie Wilson --
Prayer meetings at the Grape Arbor --
Slave motherhood : Malindy feels the lash --
Sold on the auction block --
Malindy's son George defies slavery --
The nation becomes divided --
Free, free at last.
Responsibility: by Mildred Johnson and Theresa Delsoin ; edited by Stuart Symington, Jr., and Anne W. Symington.
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This is an account of the years 1820 to 1865 in the life of Malindy, a freeborn Cherokee who was unlawfully enslaved as a child by a Franklin County, Missouri, farmer. Married to a freedman, Malindy  Read more...

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