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The Resource The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation : stories of my family's generational journey to freedom, by John F. Baker, Jr

The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation : stories of my family's generational journey to freedom, by John F. Baker, Jr

Label
The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation : stories of my family's generational journey to freedom
Title
The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation
Title remainder
stories of my family's generational journey to freedom
Statement of responsibility
by John F. Baker, Jr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the author's thirty-year research into his slave ancestry, describing the history of the massive tobacco plantation where his ancestors worked and his family's extensive genealogical legacy
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation : stories of my family's generational journey to freedom, by John F. Baker, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction: My thirty year journey and research (1976-2006) -- The photo -- The search begins -- The founding of Wessyngton Plantation, 1796 -- The mansion they built : the early years -- By the sweat of their brows : the largest tobacco plantation in America -- Their community -- The search continues -- The dig -- Their daily lives -- Their health, customs, and traditions -- Defiance -- Runaways and rebels -- On the road to freedom : Wessyngton under siege, part I -- On the road to freedom : Wessyngton under siege, part II -- Emancipation and change -- New directions -- Generations in transition -- DNA roots -- Epilogue: Family reunions
Control code
zzv350 b1316207
Edition
1st Atria Books hardcover ed
Extent
p. cm
Isbn
9781416567400
Lccn
2008018742
System control number
.b1316207x
Label
The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation : stories of my family's generational journey to freedom, by John F. Baker, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction: My thirty year journey and research (1976-2006) -- The photo -- The search begins -- The founding of Wessyngton Plantation, 1796 -- The mansion they built : the early years -- By the sweat of their brows : the largest tobacco plantation in America -- Their community -- The search continues -- The dig -- Their daily lives -- Their health, customs, and traditions -- Defiance -- Runaways and rebels -- On the road to freedom : Wessyngton under siege, part I -- On the road to freedom : Wessyngton under siege, part II -- Emancipation and change -- New directions -- Generations in transition -- DNA roots -- Epilogue: Family reunions
Control code
zzv350 b1316207
Edition
1st Atria Books hardcover ed
Extent
p. cm
Isbn
9781416567400
Lccn
2008018742
System control number
.b1316207x

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