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Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family poses in a yard with one elegantly dressed young woman on horseback. The frame house has an unusually shaped attic story fan window. The porch is...

Photograph

Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry, wearing his full uniform.

Photograph

U.S. Capitol

Date: 1863-07-11 

Description: View of the east front of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. A small group of people stand near a fence on the lawn in front of the building. A...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis (J.D.) and General Beauregard (Gen. B) are carried by two running devils, the "Imps of Old Nick". Below is the caption and verse, "JEFF A...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman wearing a red shirt and a blue blouse with seven white stars, presumably Virginia, is shooting herself with a cannon that is marked "SECESSION". Ca...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Frank Lloyd Wright as a young child. The photograph was made in McGregor, Iowa, where Wright's father briefly served a Baptist congregation as minister af...

Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

Date: 1869-03-06 

Description: Engraved image of a man in a top hat and tails riding a velocipede. Another rider can be seen in the background.

Date: 1865 

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite of "Aunt Betsy Chamberlain." She is wearing a dark dress and a white cap tied under her chin.

Date: 1860 after

Description: An old woman, stooped over and holding a cane, has Union soldiers ("NORTH" on the left) and Confederate soldiers ("SOUTH" on the right) climbing ladders to...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Non-commissioned officers of Company C of the 2nd Wisconsin. From left to right they are W.S. Rouse, R. Ash, G.E. Smith, N.H. Whittemore, O.F. Crary, and J...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A portrait of Martha Washington appears inside an oval frame, the American flag wraps around the frame on the left side. Over her head in white it reads, "...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, wearing his nightshirt with rumpled hair, is recoiling from a large snake. The snake's tongue is touching Davis' nose. A marsh appears in...

Photograph

Olympia Brown

Date: 1865 

Description: Seated portrait of Olympia Brown.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1865-04-10 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A mother, Lady Liberty, sleeps in a four poster bed. She is wearing a liberty cap. The canopy on the bed is made of Union flags. A girl, representing the s...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A figure has two faces. Facing left a smiling (Union) face is saying "How about Washington?" Facing right a grumpy (Confederate) face is saying "Let me alo...

Photograph

Tzi-Kal-Tza

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Tzi-Kal-Tza, Nez Perce, seated with a rifle across his lap. The original photo is attributed to the William Henry Jackson collection (PH 252 (3)), in th...

Photograph

Albert Emmonson

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Albert Emmerson, a sergeant in Company C, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform and holding a revolver across his chest. The...

Date: 1866 

Description: Two men stand on either side of an opening in the earthworks at Allatoona Pass. Mountains are in the distance. Plate 28

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