Washington Family, at Wessyngton, Cedar Hill, Tennessee
- Title:Washington Family, at Wessyngton, Cedar Hill, Tennessee
- Date:ca. 1890
- Description:A group of African Americans sitting and standing against a log fence. The group includes five middle aged men and women, a number of children dressed in light colored clothes and hats, and, second from left, Emmanuel Washington who was called "Uncle Man."
- Historical Note:After the war, 16 former slave families returned to Wessyngton. This group of Washington family descendants includes at least one former slave, Emmanuel Washington, also called Uncle Man, who was the paid cook at Wessyngton Plantation after the Civil War.
- Institution:Private Collection, courtesy of John F. Baker, Jr.
- Publisher:Digital Initiatives, James E. Walker Library, Middle Tennessee State University
- Rights:Images reproduced on this website are intended for individual, educational use only. For research inquiries about specific objects or requests for high resolution images, contact John F. Baker, Jr., author of The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation (Simon & Schuster, 2008). www.wessyngton.com