Monticello guide Ashley Hollinshead shares the stories of those enslaved by Thomas Jefferson who worked in the fields of the Monticello plantation. Jefferson’s Farm Book lists dozens of enslaved families who lived and labored at Monticello, and much work has been done over the past few decades to uncover, sometimes literally, their lives and stories.

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