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Author Casper, Scott E.

Title Sarah Johnson's Mount Vernon : the forgotten history of an American shrine / Scott E. Casper.

Publication Info. New York : Hill & Wang, 2009.
©2008

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Sycamore PL Adult 2nd Floor - SYLY-12  973.41 CAS    AVAILABLE
Description 286 pages : illustrations, maps, genealogical table ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [229]-266) and index.
Contents Introduction: Forever old, forever new -- Oliver Smith's memories -- Hannah Parker's kin -- West Ford's triple life -- Andrew Ford's America -- The Johnsons' neighborhood -- Nathan Johnson's enterprise -- Sarah Johnson's papers -- Edmund Parker's performances -- Conclusion: Old Negroes, new memorials.
Subject African Americans -- Virginia -- Mount Vernon (Estate) -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans -- Virginia -- Mount Vernon (Estate) -- Biography.
African American families -- Virginia -- Mount Vernon (Estate) -- History -- 19th century.
Plantation life -- Virginia -- Mount Vernon (Estate) -- History -- 19th century.
Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate) -- History -- 19th century.
Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate) -- Biography.
Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate) -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 0809084155 paperback
9780809084159 paperback

 
    
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