Mulberry Row: Slave Life at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

Kelso, William M.
September 1986
Archaeology;Sep/Oct86, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p28
Explores the patterns of slave existence at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Archaeological findings along Mulberry Row, the access road to Monticello; Jefferson's views on the institution of slavery as fundamentally cruel; Housing of slaves; Living and working areas of Jefferson's slaves; Appearance of the wooden slave houses along Mulberry Row.


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