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Decatur House Slave Quarters - Photo 6

Decatur House Slave Quarters - Photo 6

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Historic American Buildings Survey, Library of Congress

Decatur House Slave Quarters - Photo 6

This architectural rendering of the rear wing of Decatur House was completed in 1937 as part of the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS). The second floor was used primarily as a living quarters for Marie Beale's hired staff, while the first floor housed the kitchen, laundry, and dining quarters for household workers.

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