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John Hope Franklin is Professor of History Emeritus at Duke University and the author of numerous books, including From Slavery to Freedom: A History of Negro Americans and Runaway Slaves: Rebels on the Plantation (co-authored with Loren Schweninger). One of the most revered historians at work
today, he is past president of the American Historical Association, the Organization of American Historians, and the Southern Historical Association. Loren Schweninger is Elizabeth Rosenthal Excellence Professor and Director of the Race and Slavery Petitions Project at the University of North
Carolina at Greensboro. He is the author of Black Property Owners in the South, 1790-1915.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Thomas, Sally, -- 1787-1850.
Thomas, Sally, -- 1787-1850 -- Family.
Slaves -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Biography.
African Americans -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Biography.
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Biography.
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Race relations.
Thomas family.
Rapier family.
African American families -- Southern States -- Case studies.
Slavery -- Southern States -- Case studies.