Story Time Past
Mumbet's Declaration of Independence
Join MAAM Curator of Education Mesma Belsaré for a reading of Mumbet's Declaration of Independence by Gretchen Woelfle.
In August 1781, Elizabeth “Mumbet” Freeman successfully sued and won her freedom in Massachusetts. MAAM's inaugural exhibition, Valkyrie Mumbet, and the following activities honor the life of this courageous woman.