3.26 – Present but Absent: The Hemings Family of Monticello

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Year(s) Discussed: 1735-1873 Throughout Jefferson’s life and career, he was surrounded and served by various enslaved individuals of three generations of the same family. In this episode, we examine the lives of the Hemings family as some worked to attain their freedom, other Hemingses disappeared from the historical record without a trace, and one became … Continue reading 3.26 – Present but Absent: The Hemings Family of Monticello

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