Books about Mumbet, Catharine Sedgwick, Theodore Sedgwick, Tapping Reeve (keep scrolling down to view all the books)

Books About Mumbet


Grade Level 4-12 Prevention/Folklore/Character Education Link to shopping cart – Script PDF/MP3 files (scroll down to find the file) At the above link look for The Story of Mumbet – Elizabeth Freeman 1744-1829



Books Mentioning Mumbet
The Black presence in the era of the American Revolution, 1770-1800 by Sidney Kaplan (pages 216 -217) Publisher: New York Graphic Society; illustrated edition edition (October 1973) ISBN-10: 0821205412 ISBN-13: 978-0821205419 – Mumbet is mentioned on pages 216 -217 (see below)

America’s Story by David King and Margaret Branson Publisher: Sundance Publishing (1984) – Mumbet is mentioned in Story 7, “Mumbet” Book 3. (see below)

In the book, American Slavery: A Very Short Introduction by Heather Andrea Williams, Mumbet is mentioned on pages 92-93

In the book, Answering the Cry for Freedom: Stories of African Americans and the American Revolution by Gretchen Woelfle, the author mentions Mumbet:

Bernard Alger Drew in his book, If They Close the Door on You, Go in the Window: Origins of the African American Community in Sheffield, Great Barrington and Stockbridge, discusses Mumbet in chapter 5.

Love of Freedom: Black Women in Colonial and Revolutionary New England
By Catherine Adams, Elizabeth H. Pleck, mentions Mumbet

Africans in America: America’s Journey Through Slavery by Charles Johnson, Patricia Smith, mentions Mumbet:

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