Tagged with 'women’s history'

Textile Factory

Thomas Jefferson created a textile "factory" near the Rivanna River. In September 1811, Jefferson hired William Maclure to build spinning and weaving equipment and to train his slaves in its use.

Mary Jefferson Randolph

Mary Jefferson Randolph (1803-1876) was the seventh child of Thomas Mann and Martha Jefferson Randolph.

About the Retirement Series Digital Archive

The Retirement Series Digital Archive is a companion to the letterpress volumes of The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series. The content presented as part of this collection includes the Family Letters Digital Archive: full, searchable transcriptions of a rich body of correspondence to and between Jefferson's immediate and extended family.