Cudjo Lewis, one of the last living slave ship…

Cudjo Lewis, one of the last living slave ship survivors, sitting in his home. Date unknown, probably from the 1920’s.

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Photo excerpt: “Cudjo Lewis at his home in African Town (now Africatown), in the late 1920s. Lewis was the last survivor of the group of enslaved Africans brought illegally to the Mobile area on Clotilda, the last ship to bring captives to the United States.”

Read the full story: History.com – The Last Slave Ship Survivor Gave an Interview in the 1930s. It Just Surfaced