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Photo 1: 19th Century Photo of White Haven Main House.

[Photo 1: 21st Century Photo of Grant National Historic Site.] with link to larger version of photo. (Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site)

Questions for Photo 1

1) What kind of building is this? How many stories does it have? What kinds of rooms do you think it has? Is it important? Why? (Refer to Map 2 if necessary)

2) How do you think the Dents and Grants used this building? How do you think White Haven's enslaved residents used this building?

3) In what places seen in this photo do you think White Haven's enslaved residents worked? What kinds of work do you think they did in those places? Why do you think so?

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