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Current issue - Winter 2016 Read as an eBook » PDF Version Lead Article: The Room Where It Happened French Cuisine & Monticello's Enslaved Cooks Prepare for the Holiday Season President's Letter and Recent Highlights Monticello Presents Capstone Summit of NEH 50th Anniversary Celebration...
Bell used by Martha Wayles Jefferson
Because of the detailed records Jefferson kept, scholars today know much about individual slaves at Monticello. Biographies of some African Americans at Monticello are presented below and in other sections of "A Day In the Life." John Hemings (1776-1830+) John Hemings (also spelled as 'Hemmings')...

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