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The Levy family and Monticello, 1834-1923 : saving Thomas Jefferson's house

Autor: Melvin I Urofsky
Editora: [Charlottesville, VA] : Thomas Jefferson Foundation, 2001.
Séries: Monticello monograph series.
Edição/Formato   Print book : Biografia : InglêsVer todas as edições e formatos
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Each year more than a half-million people from around the world visit Monticello, but few realize that Thomas Jefferson's house was also home to the family of U.S. Navy Captain Uriah P. Levy and his nephew Jefferson Monroe Levy, a United States Congressman. Even fewer realize that without the Levy family's stewardship, there might not be a Monticello to visit. Although the Levys literally saved Monticello from  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Case studies
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Formato Físico Adicional: Online version:
Urofsky, Melvin I.
Levy family and Monticello, 1834-1923.
[Charlottesville, VA] : Thomas Jefferson Foundation, 2001
(OCoLC)606670426
Online version:
Urofsky, Melvin I.
Levy family and Monticello, 1834-1923.
[Charlottesville, VA] : Thomas Jefferson Foundation, 2001
(OCoLC)608702820
Pessoa Denominada: Thomas Jefferson; Uriah Phillips Levy; Levy family.; Thomas Jefferson; Levy family.; Uriah Phillips Levy
Tipo de Material: Biografia
Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Melvin I Urofsky
ISBN: 1882886151 9781882886159 188288616X 9781882886166
Número OCLC: 46769097
Descrição: 256 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm.
Título da Série: Monticello monograph series.
Responsabilidade: by Melvin I. Urofsky.
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Containing drama, irony, political wrangling and legal battles, this text chronicles the Levy family's vital yet little-known contributions to preserving Monticello. It seeks to correct the  Ler mais...

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