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University of Alabama, Josiah Gorgas House, Ninth Avenue & Capstone Drive, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, AL



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Item Title
University of Alabama, Josiah Gorgas House, Ninth Avenue & Capstone Drive, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, AL

Location
Ninth Avenue & Capstone Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS AL-203
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-3).
Significance: Gorgas House served as the last residence of General Josiah Gorges, the Pennsylvania-born chief of the Confederate Bureau of Ordnance, and is the "only" known shrine to this Confederate General. It is one of only four buildings of the original University of Alabama campus that survived the federal destruction during the Civil War.

Subjects
Education
Hotels
Houses


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey W. N. Manning, Photographer, April 3, 1934. FRONT VIEW. - EAST ELEVATION
2. Historic American Buildings Survey W. N. Manning, Photographer, April 3, 1934. REAR VIEW.
3. Historic American Buildings Survey W. N. Manning, Photographer, April 8, 1934. FRONT ENTRANCE.
4. Historic American Buildings Survey W. N. Manning, Photographer, April 4, 1934. STAIR WAY. FRONT HALL
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, December 18, 1934 REAR STAIRS AT END OF MAIN HALL
6. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, December 18, 1934. FIREPLACE. NORTH EAST ROOM, FIRST FLOOR (DINING ROOM)
7. Historic American Buildings Survey W. N. Manning, Photographer April 4, 1934. FIREPLACE. - BEDROOM
8. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, August 14, 1936 EAST ELEVATION (FRONT)
9. Historic American Buildings Survey W. N. Manning, Photographer, April 8, 1934. FIREPLACE.
10. EXTERIOR VIEW, FRONT (SOUTHEAST) FACADE


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