Sally Hemings

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The slave Isaac Jefferson remembered that she was "mighty near white. . . very handsome, long straight hair down her back,"

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Frederick Madison Roberts was the son of Andrew Jackson Roberts and Ellen Wayles Hemings - the grand-daughter of Sally Hemings. He was the first African American elected to the California State Assembly in 1918 Black History Facts, Black History Month, Sally Hemings, African Diaspora, Thomas Jefferson, My Black Is Beautiful, Before Us, African American History, Black People

Monticello: Frederick Madison Roberts

Frederick Madison Roberts (1879-1952) Descendant of Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson, first African American member of the California legislature.

An oil miniature with an inscription identity behind it of Harriet Hemings, daughter of Sally Hemings & Thomas Jefferson, niece of Martha Jefferson, half-sister of Martha Randolph. African American History, Women In History, World History, Thomas Jefferson, Sally Hemings, Miniature Portraits, African Diaspora, American Presidents, We Are The World

April 2012 - Harriet Hemings? and the Market

Harriet Hemings? An interesting miniature portrait sold recently on eBay was this one, said to be of Harriet Hemings. It was described as; "Important Ivory Portrait Miniature believed to be Thomas Jefferson's Daughter Harriet C. 1820. This is an incredible portrait miniature with a very unusual look. It was no doubt done by a highly skilled artist (technically) as the face is simply incredible. One of the papers inside the piece indicates the subject as "Harriett Hemings", president Thomas…

ornamentedbeing: “ Christie’s Americana Week sale takes place January at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. The sale includes a unique watch key owned by Thomas Jefferson. The key contains a lock of. Thomas Jefferson, Marie Antoinette, Louis Xvi, Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry, Lovers Eyes, Art Ancien, Gold Pocket Watch, Mourning Jewelry

Historical figures and their watches

Historically famous figures and their watches Just neat, that's all. Please feel free to add others and enjoy! Napoleon Bonaparte's pocket watch...

Portrait Sketch of Sally Hemings Sally Hemings – was the mixed-race slave of the third President of the United States , Thom. Thomas Jefferson Family, Sally Hemings, Jefferson Monticello, African Royalty, American Story, Black Presidents, Story Of The World, Interesting History, Black History Month

Feb. 4 – Sally Hemings: Mother of a President’s Children?

Portrait Sketch of Sally Hemings Sally Hemings (~1773 – 1835) was the mixed-race slave of the third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson. She was the daughter of Betty Hemings – also a mixed-race slave – and purportedly, attorney/slave trader/tobacco plantation owner, John Wayles, who was also father to Martha Wayles (Jefferson), Thomas Jefferson’s wife. This never-disputed lineage would have made Sally and Martha half-sisters; and there were several documented accounts that they…

Miniature portrait of Thomas Jeffersons daughter Martha at the age of 17 by Joseph Boze. An inscription on paper mounted under glass on the reverse reads: “Mlle Martha Jefferson fille de Monsieur Thomas Jefferson Ministre Americain à Paris MDCCLXXXIX”. Us History, Women In History, American History, Thomas Jefferson Wife, Sally Hemings, George Clinton, Democrats And Republicans, Miniature Portraits, University Of Virginia

Miniature portrait of Thomas Jeffersons daughter Martha at the age of 17 by Joseph Boze. An inscription on paper mounted under glass on the reverse reads: “Mlle Martha Jefferson fille de Monsieur Thomas Jefferson Ministre Americain à Paris MDCCLXXXIX”.

Martha Jefferson Randolph (1772-1836) was the daughter of Thomas Jefferson and his wife Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson. Her nickname was Patsy. She married Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr., they had twelve children together. Martha was very close to her father in his old age; she was the only one of his (white) children to survive past age 25. Us History, Black History, American History, American Presidents, Us Presidents, Thomas Jefferson Wife, Sally Hemings, Jim Crow, First Daughter

Martha Jefferson Randolph.

One of hundreds of thousands of free digital items from The New York Public Library.

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Brian Gray Photography

They offer food and the bartenders can mix a drink, but trust me....the only thing that you want to have at this place is a beer. It's not the cleanest bar, but the beers are cold, the atmosphere is nice, and there's character to spare! (5 Exposures at F9, ISO 100, 22mm) Brian

There is a lock of hair in the back of the portrait miniature of the possible Harriet Hemings. The hair is very thick and course, dark, yet has a deep red tint. Jefferson was a blazing red head. Thomas Jefferson Wife, Sally Hemings, Miniature Portraits, University Of Virginia, Interesting History, African American History, Black History, Fun Facts, Miniatures

April 2012 - Harriet Hemings? and the Market

Harriet Hemings? An interesting miniature portrait sold recently on eBay was this one, said to be of Harriet Hemings. It was described as; "Important Ivory Portrait Miniature believed to be Thomas Jefferson's Daughter Harriet C. 1820. This is an incredible portrait miniature with a very unusual look. It was no doubt done by a highly skilled artist (technically) as the face is simply incredible. One of the papers inside the piece indicates the subject as "Harriett Hemings", president Thomas…