TITLE

The Thomas Jefferson/Sally Hemings controversy: Did Jefferson also father children by Sally Hemings' Sister?

AUTHOR(S)
Randolph, Laura B.
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Ebony;Feb1999, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p189
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the controversy about the secret relationship of former United States President Thomas Jefferson with slave Sally Hemings. Comments from Robert Golden, president of Woodson Family Association; Participation of white male Jefferson descendants and other male descendants of Hemings in the study conducted by Doctor Eugene Foster using DNA techniques that would reveal whether two men share a common male ancestor.
ACCESSION #
1447280

 

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