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Source: Library of Congress

It’s long been known that Thomas Jefferson had a relationship with Sally Hemings, an enslaved woman at the Founding Father’s Monticello plantation. Monticello is now a museum, but mentions of Hemings and other people enslaved there have been spare. Now more of their voices are being heard at Monticello. An exhibit that opened in June 2018 features family stories from descendants of people who were enslaved on Jefferson’s plantation.

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