|Subject:||â€œFree, white, and twenty-oneâ€|
|Posted by:||Hen Hanna (henhan…@gmail.com)|
|Date:||Tue, 1 Aug 2017|
1856, Marion Harland, Alone, J.C. Derby, page 359: =E2=80=9CFree, white, an=
d twenty-one!=E2=80=9D sang Emma, cheerily.
1932, Helen Vinson, I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang: "There are no musts =
in my life - I'm free, white, and twenty-one."
1934, Ruby Keeler (Barbara Hemingway), Dames: "I'm free, white, and twenty-=
one. I love to dance and I'm going to dance."