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Visual Evidence

Photo 4: White Haven Basement and Winter Kitchen Interior.

[Photo 4: White Haven Winter Kitchen Interior.] with link to larger version of photo. (Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site)

Questions for Photo 4

1) Compare Photo 4 with Photo 1. Where in Photo 1 is the entrance to the room in Photo 4? Why do you think so?

2) Who do you think worked in this room? What kinds of work did they do here?

3) Compare Photo 4 with Photo 2 and Photo 3. How are these spaces different? How are they similar?

3) Why do you think the Dents moved the kitchen work to this space in the winter? Who do you think benefitted the most from this arrangement? Why?


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