Lives Bound Together: Primary Sources

This page provides resources accompanying the Books and Manuscripts Galleries in the Lives Bound Together Virtual Exhibit. It contains different primary sources that explore the stories of the enslaved community at Mount Vernon. Use these resources to aid exhibit exploration, learn more about the system of slavery, and find useful learning materials.

The Document Room

Primary sources help tell us about the people who were enslaved at Mount Vernon. Many of these primary source documents are kept in the room below at the Washington Library.

Forgotten No Longer

Click the link to learn about the archaeological research on the cemetery at Mount Vernon

Learn More

How do we know about the enslaved population that lived at Mount Vernon?

Primary Sources

Use these primary sources to learn more about the enslaved community at Mount Vernon

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