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Jefferson’s Daughters: Three Sisters, White and Black, in a Young America

February 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

National Archives: Jefferson’s Daughters: Three Sisters, White and Black, in a Young America

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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YouTubeThomas Jefferson fathered three daughters, two white and one black. In her book Jefferson’s Daughters, history professor Catherine Kerrison discusses the fascinating lives of these three very different women—Martha and Maria Jefferson and Harriet Hemings—while depicting the life of Thomas Jefferson through their eyes. A book signing will follows the program.

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National Archives Building
700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408-0001 United States
Website:
https://www.archives.gov/