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Title: Collection, 1948 Description: 0.5 linear ft. (28 items)

Notes: Correspondence among Pearl M. Graham, Lucy Coles Williams, and Dorothy Porter in 1948 concerning Graham's project, which involved tracing the ancestry of Afro-Americans who claimed to be direct descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings, and the acquisition of memorabilia donated by Williams; together with articles about Afro-Americans believed to be descendants of Jefferson, and a photograph of Mary Frances Coles Kenny.

Subjects: Graham, Pearl M., as correspondent. Hemings, Sally. Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Kenny, Mary Frances Coles. Porter, Dorothy Burnett, 1905-1995, as correspondent. Williams, Lucy Coles, as correspondent.

Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, DC) NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.61 NUCMC #: DCLV96-A710