Cudjo Lewis

Cudjo Lewis (ca. 1841-1935) was a founder of Africa Town (now Africatown), established by a group of people who were brought to Mobile aboard the Clotilda, the last slave ship to the United States. Toward the end of his life, Lewis became famous when his story was published in a book and newspapers.

Courtesy of Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of South Alabama