Finding last middle passage survivor Sally ‘Redoshi’ Smith on the page and screen

@article{Durkin2019FindingLM,
  title={Finding last middle passage survivor Sally ‘Redoshi’ Smith on the page and screen},
  author={Hannah Durkin},
  journal={Slavery \& Abolition},
  year={2019},
  volume={40},
  pages={631 - 658}
}
  • Hannah Durkin
  • Published 26 March 2019
  • History, Sociology
  • Slavery & Abolition
ABSTRACT This article identifies for the first time the last living Middle Passage survivor, Sally ‘Redoshi’ Smith (ca. 1848–1937), and traces her life story across a range of archival sources, including the only known film footage of a female transatlantic slavery survivor. These texts collectively provide an exceptionally detailed account of a female Middle Passage survivor’s transatlantic experiences and, equally significantly, evidence both on the page and the screen how a woman born in… 
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