Slavery and Plantation Life

Info Sheets

Joseph Fossett, an enslaved blacksmith Add to Favorites
Burwell Colbert, an enslaved butler Add to Favorites
Edith Hern Fossett, an enslaved cook Add to Favorites
Enslaved Craftsmen Add to Favorites
Farm Laborers Add to Favorites
Frances (Fanny) Gillette Hern, an enslaved cook Add to Favorites
Isaac Jefferson, an enslaved blacksmith Add to Favorites
Israel Gillette, an enslaved house servant Add to Favorites
James Hemings, an enslaved cook Add to Favorites
Jefferson and Slavery Add to Favorites
John Hemmings, an enslaved craftsman Add to Favorites
Monticello Slaves who gained freedom Add to Favorites
Plantation Economy Add to Favorites
Sally Hemings, an enslaved house servant Add to Favorites
Sandy Add to Favorites
Slave Life at Monticello Add to Favorites
Working in the Great House Add to Favorites

Handouts & Downloads

Who Lived at Monticello (.pdf) Add to Favorites
Exploring Monticello: A Guide for Young People Add to Favorites
'A Radical Difference of Political Principle' letter to John Melish Add to Favorites
'War with England' Letter to Thaddeus Koscuisko Add to Favorites
Address to the American Society for Colonizing Add to Favorites
And Liberty and Justice for . . . Some? Add to Favorites
Chart Fiber Production and Processing (Teacher Example) Add to Favorites
Chart of Fiber Production and Processing Add to Favorites
Document C - 'A plan for the merinos' Add to Favorites
Document D - 'Reconciliation' Add to Favorites
Document H - 'A Radical Difference of Political Difference' Add to Favorites
Exploring Monticello through A Guide for Young People Add to Favorites
Fire Bell in the Night Source Documents Add to Favorites
Forging Independence within the Confines of Slavery Add to Favorites
Gabriel’s Rebellion - Document Set 1 Add to Favorites
Gabriel’s Rebellion - Document Set 2 Add to Favorites
Gabriel’s Rebellion - Document Set 3 Add to Favorites
Gabriel’s Rebellion - Document Set 4 Add to Favorites
GoodinMovieGuide Add to Favorites
Home Manufacturing Add to Favorites
Jefferson and Slavery for ELD Students Add to Favorites
Jefferson Randolph Account Ledger Add to Favorites
Jefferson's Attitudes Toward Slavery Document Package Add to Favorites
KellettMovieGuide Add to Favorites
KlapkaMovieGuide Add to Favorites
Life in Slavery: A Study of Race and Gender at Monticello Add to Favorites
Questions for Documents A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H Add to Favorites
Selected Jefferson quotes on Slavery Add to Favorites
Slave Relationships - Source Investigation Add to Favorites
Slavery and the Legacy of Thomas Jefferson Document Package Add to Favorites
Slavery Quotes Worksheet Add to Favorites
Speech by James Barbour on the Restriction of Slavery in Missouri Add to Favorites
Speeches by Rufus King on the Missouri Bill Add to Favorites
Spinning, Weaving, Cloth at Monticello Add to Favorites
The Curiosity of the Neighborhood - Background Essay Add to Favorites
The Curiosity of the Neighborhood - Document A - A Bird's Eye View Add to Favorites
The Curiosity of the Neighborhood - Document C - the Plantation- Add to Favorites
The Monticello Textile Factory Add to Favorites
The Process of Making Textiles Add to Favorites
The Role of a Plantation Mistress - Using the Documents Add to Favorites
Thomas Jefferson, Patient - Unit Planner Add to Favorites
TouartMovieGuide Add to Favorites
Weaving Add to Favorites
Weaving Moves into the Mills Add to Favorites
Wheel and Reels Add to Favorites

Websites

Monticello Classroom Slideshow Builder Add to Favorites
Thomas Jefferson Encyclopedia Add to Favorites
Online Domestic Life at Monticello Tour Add to Favorites
The Thomas Jefferson Papers at the American Memory Web site Add to Favorites
Monticello Plantation Database Add to Favorites
Thomas Jefferson Papers at the Massachusetts Historical Society Add to Favorites
Reminiscences of Fountain Hughes, grandson of Wormley Hughes Add to Favorites

Bibliographies

Dear Benjamin Banneker Add to Favorites
Free Some Day: the African American Families at Monticello Add to Favorites
Meet Thomas Jefferson: statesman, ambassador, father, grandfather . . . Add to Favorites
Slavery at Monticello Add to Favorites
The Hemingses of Monticello Add to Favorites
Thomas Jefferson: The Revolution of Ideas Add to Favorites
Thomas Jefferson: Third President of the United States Add to Favorites
To Be a Slave Add to Favorites