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Gaineswood, 805 South Cedar Street, Demopolis, Marengo County, AL



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Item Title
Gaineswood, 805 South Cedar Street, Demopolis, Marengo County, AL

Location
805 South Cedar Street, Demopolis, AL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS AL-211
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-29 ).
Building/structure dates: 1842 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1910 subsequent work
National Register Number: 72000167

Subjects
Slavery
Indians Of North America
African Americans


Related Names
Whitfield, Gen. Nathan Bryan
Choctaw Indians
Gaines, George S.
Dustan, Mrs. Charles W.
Whitfield, Edith
Dustan, Bessie
Bedford, Field Team
Shaw, W. P., Field Team
Warren, Field Team
Botsford, Robert A., Delineator
Brugh, Thomas H., Delineator
Burkhardt, E. Walter, Historian
Bush, Alex, Photographer
Edins, Carl, Delineator
Gatling, J. L., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
Northeast (front) elevation. About 1910
Close-up of front. About 1910
Close-up of porte cochere. About 1910
Northeast (front elevation. 1934
Northwest (front) elevation. 1936
Northeast view of front entrance. 1936
Southwest corner of front elevation. 1936
Niche facing garden front. 1935
Close-up of front northwest side. 1936
Side and rear southwest view. 1934
Rear elevation with porte cochere. 1936
Close-up of porte cochere. 1936
Rear of house southwest. 1936
Rear of house southeast. 1935
Side elevation east. 1936
Detail of lower north side. 1936
Close-up of west side, front portico. 1936
Roof looking southeast showing parapet. 1936
Circular parapet on roof. 1936
Roof looking southeast. 1936
Fields and out building southeast from roof. 1936
Looking east on roof from south side (poor photograph). 1936
Close-up of guest entrance from porte cochere. 1935
Stairway in central stair hall. 1934
Northeast cornice, column capitals in room in front of hall. 1936
Ballroom, west-end fireplace. 1934
Ballroom, northeast columns and mirror. 1934
Ballroom, northeast columns and mirror. 1936
Detail of east corner of ballroom. 1936
Southwest wall in ballroom. 1936
Ceiling ornament in ballroom east. 1936
Ballroom ceiling. 1935
Looking north from library to ballroom door (poor photo.). 1936
Library northwest corner and ceiling. 1934
Library northwest corner and ceiling. 1936
Library fireplace. 1935
Library ceiling. 1934
View of dome. 1936
Library southeast toward dining room. 1936
Stairway, rear of hall south. 1934
Portion of north wall of dining room and hall from south end of cross hall. 1936
Ceiling and cornice in northwest corner of dining room. 1936
Fireplace in dining room. 1935
From hall looking east into masters room (poor photograph). 1936
Corner fireplace master's bedroom. 1934
Ceiling detail in masters room. 1935
Bay window in mistress' bedroom. 1934
Mantle in south bedroom first floor. 1936
GENERAL VIEW OF N. AND E. SIDES OF HOME Alex Bush, Photographer, May 23, 1936.
BAY OF MISTRESS'S ROOM Alex Bush, Photographer, January 2, 1935.
CLOSE-UP OF GALLERY Alex Bush, Photographer, May 23, 1936.
VIEW IN FRONT OF HALL SHOWING DETAIL OF COLUMNS, CORNICE AND PORTION OF STAIR Alex Bush, Photographer, May 23, 1936.
VIEW IN REAR (SOUTH) OF HALL Alex Bush, Photographer, May 23, 1936.
VIEW TOWARDS S. IN PARLOR Alex Bush, Photographer, May 23, 1936.
VIEW IN S.W. CORNER OF PARLOR Alex Bush, Photographer, May 23, 1936.
MANTEL IN N. WALL OF OFFICE, S.W. ROOM FIRST FLOOR Alex Bush, Photographer, May 23, 1936.
VIEW OF N. SIDE OF MISTRESS'S ROOM Alex Bush, Photographer, May 23, 1936.
DETAIL OF CEILING ORNAMENT, CORNICE AND COLUMN CAPITOLS IN N. CORNER OF MISTRESS'S ROOM. Alex Bush, Photographer, May 23, 1936.
REPRODUCTION OF OLD ENTRANCE GATE PHOTO Alex Bush, Photographer, January 2, 1935. (Photo furnished by Mr. Henry Whitfield)
GATE AND GATE LODGE BEFORE GATE WAS MOVED. TAKEN ABOUT 1910. (Mr. George B. Rogers)
ENTRANCE GATEWAY Alex Bush, Photographer, January 2, 1935.
OLD GATE HOUSE Alex Bush, Photographer, January 2, 1935.
PAVILLION W.N. Manning, Photographer, April 4, 1934.
SUMMER HOUSE IN N. GARDEN Alex Bush, Photographer, May 23, 1936.
SERVANT'S QUARTERS Alex Bush, Photographer, January 2, 1935.
FIREPLACE IN SLAVE QUARTERS Alex Bush, Photographer, January 2, 1935.
REPRODUCTION OF OLD LITHOGRAPH SHOWING HOME IN THE 40'S. VIEW ACROSS LAKE E.W. Russell, Photographer, November 20, 1936.


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