PAUL JENNINGS & WHITE HOUSE SLAVERY: A DIGITAL ARCHIVE FOR ENGLISH 541 - "THE RUDE QUARTER CENTURY"
Links & Archive Resources
& WHITE HOUSE SLAVERY
CBS article and video, "The White House's History Of Slave Labor" http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=4661787n
CNN article, "Slaves helped build White House, U.S. Capitol"
The National Archives: "National Archives to Display Pay Stubs of Slaves Used to Build U.S. Capitol and White House"
Press release detailing pay stubs dating back to the late 18th century which offer additional insights into the role of slavery in the White House.
New York Times article, "Madison and the White House, Through the Memoir of a Slave"
NPR radio clip: "The Slaves Who Built The White House"
A clip from NPR radio the role of slavery in the construction of the white house is discussed.
NPR radio clip: "Author: Politics of Slavery Shaped Nation's Capitol"
Author Fergus Bordewich discusses his book, Washington: The Making of the American Capital and how slaves worked to promote Washington D.C.'s rising power.
NPR radio clip: "Hercules and Hemings: Presidents' Slave Chefs"
The stories of the slave chefs in the White house.
White House Historical Association: White House Timeline (1790s-1840s)