Monticello, Charlottesville, VA This is a picture of the dining room at Monticello.A front shot of the original chimney that was in the joiner's shop. Nothing else remains of the shop except this.A picture of one of the bricks on the joiner's shop chimney which looks slightly charred and has a plant growing out of it.A wider shot of the whole of the joiner's shop with me standing next to the chimney looking up at it.A paragraph on some of the joiners and carpenters at Monticello, specifically naming John Hemmings and Lewis.A description of the joiner's shop from Jefferson, in which he says it is 57'x18', foundation and chimney made from stone with a wooden roof and only one story.A sign that includes a quotation from overseer Edmund Bacon when he says in 1862, "John Hemings [sic] was a carpenter. He was a first-rate workman - a very extra workman.... He learned his trade of Dinsmore."A shot of the reconstructed dwelling, a one story building similar in construction in some ways to the one from Belle Meade. There are timbers dovetailed to make up the structure with masonry work in between, and the roof has wood shingles. My wife is in the doorway.A box with decorative wallpaper showing what appears to be a dog or a fox chasing a rabbit. The animals are white and the background is green, and there are plants in the background, as well.An enclosed drawer which shows glasses, dominoes, and other common household items that the Hemmings may have had in their home.A shot of the fireplace in the Hemming's dwelling. There are some plates and pitchers on the mantle with wood and kettles in the fireplace itself.A paragraph describing a little bit about the Hemmings' dwelling.A paragraph describing some of John and Priscilla's relationship.An example of a letter from John Hemmings, this one from him to Septimia Randolph dated August 28, 1825.A paragraph describing John and Priscilla's spiritual life.A picture of the tombstone that John made for Priscilla.A paragraph describing how the Hemmings made extra money and alleging that the $20 a year John made was a "large sum."A wider shot of the sign outside the reconstructed Hemming's dwelling with a quotation from a letter with Priscilla wanting John to know she is doing well.A display case showing some artifacts that have been found around the dwellings, including colorful pieces of platters and stems from tobacco pipes.A wide shot of the location of "slave dwelling r," a location where a dwelling formerly stood.A closer shot of the sign that indicates the location of the area where a dwelling formerly stood.A tree with branches growing in all directions and bearing no leaves. I believe it was a maple tree.A list of tools that James Dinsmore compiled in 1809 as belonging to Thomas Jefferson.A big wooden mallet and mortising chisel are attached to a sign.A wooden smoothing plane, in the shape commonly known as a "coffin smoother," from around the time Hemmings would be working. The iron was made by James Cam around 1800.A shot of the smoothing plane iron that has the makers stamp on it. It says James Cam, Warranted Cast Steel.A display case with part of a saw, measuring tool, wedge, and a small hammer head inside. All are nearly pitch black from age and wear.A display case of old tools including a mason's line pin, a stone-carving chisel and hammer, and even peach pits that were found in the mortar of the North Cellar Passage.A display case showing an old ax head and part of a saw blade.A display case showing a half round file, an augur bit, and a lathe chisel.A display case showing a hammer head, a carving gouge, and a gimlet.A drawing of a yard where several woodworking operations are going on, including sawing and what appears to be timber framing. Interestingly, all of the people look white.Two paragraphs describing more about Dinsmore and Hemmings work at Monticello and elsewhere.A list of sawyers. The white names are John Beckley, Robertson, and David Barnet. The name and number of enslaved sawyers is listed as unknown.A list of carpenters. There are several white names and the enslaved names are Abram, David Hern, Lewis, John Hemmings, Beverly Hemings, Madison Hemings, Eston Hemings, and Phill.The list of joiners. White names are David Watson, James Dinsmore, John Holmes, James Oldham, and John Neilson. The enslaved names are John Hemmings and Lewis.A list of the plasterers. White names are Humphrey Harwood, Ralph Shillingsworth, Hendrick, Richard Richardson, Hugh Chisholm, and Martin Wanscher. The enslaved names and numbers are listed as unknown.The list of painters and glaziers. The white person is Richard Barry and the enslaved person is Burwell Colbert.A list of the blacksmiths at Monticello. White names are Francis Bishop, William Orr, and William Stewart. Enslaved names are George Granger, Barnaby, Isaac (Granger) Jefferson, and Joseph Fossett.A short list of assorted laborers and hired persons. Two white men, Richard Sorrels and Isaac Jackson, are on the list and below is the indicator of unknown name and number of enslaved individuals.A paragraph about a letter from Dinsmore to Jefferson, requesting wood and complaining about "old Abram."A paragraph describing the letters from Hemmings to Jefferson, this one about a roof leak that he spent all night trying to find the source of.A picture of the 8' wide elliptical arch in Monticello with a quotation from Jefferson saying it took them only twelve days.A shot of the front of the big house. Visible at the top are the balusters that Lewis turned over 200 years ago.A compass that is on the roof right outside the front door of the big house. There is also a clock above the door.A wall of the outside of the big house. While it looks like brick, it is actually wood that was plastered and/or painted to look like brick.One of the balusters that Lewis turned for the roof balustrade between 1807 and 1808. It appears to be made from Locust, but it shows age.A note about the baluster, noting that Lewis made over 250 of these for the roof balustrade.This is a list of 79+ names of enslaved people who died at Monticello. Among the many names, grouped by family when known, is a marking for "unknown children," indicating they are unknown in name and number both.This is a panoramic shot of the African American graveyard at Monticello. It is bordered by a rough looking timber fence, and trees are growing inside the graveyard. In the foreground is a sign with information about the graveyard and a bench.