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Cudjo Lewis

Cudjo Lewis (ca. 1841-1935) was a founder of African Town (now Africatown) and was the last survivor of the Clotilda , the last ship to illegally transport captive Africans to the United States. Toward the end of his life, Lewis became famous when his story was published in a book and newspapers.
The Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library