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The South Square Room at Monticello was used as a family sitting room as well as a classroom for Jefferson's grandchildren.People in the picture:  Martha Jefferson Randolph, standingVirginia Jefferson Randolph, age 11, sitting and reading a book.Meriwether Lewis Randolph, age 2, toddlerBenjamin Franklin Randolph, age 4, kneeling.Ellen Wayles Randolph, age 16, standing and holding yarn and knitting needles.Cornelia Jefferson Randolph, age 13, paintingIsrael Gillette, age 12, enslaved child holding firewood.

January 28 2017