"African American woman and child holding doll, South Carolina, by Dimock, Julian A. (Julian Anthony), American Museum of Natural History Digital Special Collections. Date: November Original caption: "Mammy with Child"
Rhoda Ray, born slave referred 2 as- “Aunt Rhoda”. During th Battle f Wilson’s Creek, Rhoda & hr children sought shelter in Ray house, then helped treat th wounded after th house was occupied as a Southern field hospital. She was freed in 1865