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

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

Label
The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation : stories of my family's journey to freedom
Title
The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation
Title remainder
stories of my family's journey to freedom
Statement of responsibility
John F. Baker, Jr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baker, John F.
Dewey number
929/.20973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F444.W425
LC item number
B35 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wessyngton Plantation (Tenn.)
  • Washington family
  • Baker, John F
  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Slaves
  • Plantation life
  • Tobacco farms
  • Robertson County (Tenn.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation : stories of my family's journey to freedom, John F. Baker, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocn227570665
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xi, 419 pages
Isbn
9781416567400
Lccn
2008018742
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
929.20973 B174 ; L ; XX-N ; C0903BT5 (CR) ; Rev.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 227570665
  • (Sirsi) 227570665
  • (OCoLC)227570665
Label
The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation : stories of my family's journey to freedom, John F. Baker, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocn227570665
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xi, 419 pages
Isbn
9781416567400
Lccn
2008018742
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
929.20973 B174 ; L ; XX-N ; C0903BT5 (CR) ; Rev.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 227570665
  • (Sirsi) 227570665
  • (OCoLC)227570665

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