Jacob Lawrence, The Life of Harriet Tubman No. 11. "$500
Reward! Runaway from subscriber on Thursday night, the 4th inst., from the neighborhood of Cambridge, my
negro girl, Harriet, sometimes called Minty. Is dark chestnut color, rather stout build, but bright and
handsome. Speaks rather deep and has a scar over the left temple. She work a brown plaid shawl. I will
give the above reward captured outside the county, and $300 if captured inside the county, in either case
to be lodged in the Cambridge, Maryland, jail. (Signed) George Carter, Broadacres, near Cambridge, Maryland,
September 24th, 1849" (1940)
Workbook: September, 2006
- September 30, 2006: I wrote her a story.
- September 29, 2006: Digital black and white, an alienated Film Noir...
- September 28, 2006: A man with strong opinions of literature.
- September 27, 2006: My housemate's little black puppy died one evening when I was responsible for him.
- September 26, 2006: "There are people in the world who live without Mexican food."
- September 25, 2006: Letters to Lise.
- September 24, 2006: She's disgusted by earwax, but she's into anal sex.
- September 23, 2006: First breath: "I was the ideas guy..."
- September 22, 2006: Middlebrow pretense.
- September 21, 2006: The Reverend reads Doctor Seuss.
- September 20, 2006: Where did the iconography of Caribbean piracy originate?
- September 19, 2006: The film is about male abuse of women.
- September 18, 2006: What ties the two halves of the film together...
- September 17, 2006: It's neither neanderthal nor fascist.
- September 16, 2006: "How'd you like to kiss my sister's..."
- September 15, 2006: Life isn't interested in individuals.
- September 14, 2006: There's candy on the coffee table...
- September 13, 2006: Mysterious initials on the record sleeve.
- September 12, 2006: She takes so much pleasure in smashing things.
- September 11, 2006: Drafting class.
- September 10, 2006: She wants to talk about the past.
- September 9, 2006: conformist vision...
- September 8, 2006: She wants to talk about the past.
- September 7, 2006: The injury is permanent:
- September 6, 2006: "The doctor told me..."
- September 5, 2006: That, and her strangeness.
- September 4, 2006: "But I was never abusive..."
- September 3, 2006: As a young mother she made mistakes, she says.
- September 2, 2006: She wants to talk about the past.
- September 1, 2006: With every telling the story changed.
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