Self-Emancipated Negro Mother with Infant

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Self-Emancipated Negro Mother with Infant
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Unnamed Self-Emancipated Negro Mother with Infant
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Black
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Female
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Free Black
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Minor
Vitality: 
Alive
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A self-emancipated woman whom the Sartoris party encounters along the road. Tellingly, she remains silent when Mrs. Millard asks "Who do you belong to?" (41). She has already embodied her freedom as granted by the Emancipation Proclamation. The child she is carrying is described as "a baby, a few months old" (41).

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