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Jefferson’s Daughters: Three Sisters, White and Black, in a Young America
  • Date: Tuesday, February 06, 2018
  • Time: 5:00 pm
  • Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC

Thomas Jefferson fathered three daughters, two white and one black. In her book Jefferson’s Daughters, history professor Catherine Kerrison discusses the fascinating lives of these three very different womenMartha and Maria Jefferson and Harriet Hemingswhile depicting the life of Thomas Jefferson through their eyes.

A book signing will follow the program. Purchase this book on the day of the event from the National Archives Store and receive a 15% discount (members get 20% off).

This program is made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation, through the generous support of United Airlines.

All public programs at the National Archives are free and streamed live online via the National Archives’ YouTube channel. Reservations are recommended; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. The doors to the building will open 45 minutes prior to the start of the program. Use the Special Events entrance on the corner of Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW. Click here for more information on getting to the National Archives and parking.

Live captioning will be available online and in the William G. McGowan Theater. If you require an alternative or additional accommodation for an event (such as a downloadable transcript or a sign language interpreter), please send an email to public.program@nara.gov or call 202.357.5000 in advance.