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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: 1887-09 before

Description: Interior menu pages of the Ninth International Medical Congress, with a woman in a head wrap and skirt decorated with stars pouring liquid from a jug into...

Book or Pamphlet

U.S. Capitol after the Fire

Date: 1814 

Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Capitol building after the fire in August. The Federal building was burned by British forces during the War of 1812. In the foreg...

Date: 1814 

Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...

Date: 1862-04 before

Description: Stationery depicting the fortifications around Washington, D.C., during the second year of the Civil War: Arlington Heights, directly across the Potomac Ri...

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1864-02-09 

Description: Formal portrait of Abraham Lincoln, seated.

Date: 1861-08-05 

Description: Lucius Fairchild's commission as captain in the 16th infantry regiment, signed by Abraham Lincoln.

Photograph

Anna M. Fox

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Formal studio portrait in front of a painted background of Anna Fox, who married William F. Vilas of Madison, Wisconsin. This photograph was taken in Washi...

Date: 1862-04 before

Description: Hand-tinted stationery showing the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in 1862. The blue tint on the dome may have been intended to represent the unfinished natur...

Photograph

Jim Lane

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Jim Lane. Additional information about him is not known.

Date: 1865-05 

Description: Group portrait of Sherman and his generals taken shortly after the Civil War in Mathew Brady's studio. From left to right: Maj. Gen. O.O. Howard, Maj. Gen....

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Front and back covers for the Ninth International Medical Congress banquet, with a female figure draped in a gown with stars and stripes, a head wrap with...

Date: 1899-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Chief Charkshepshutsker (Red Eagle), also known as Henry French, in partial native dress with ornaments. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Winn...

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Studio portrait of Oto man, Wogewashonewahe or Gray Stone. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Otoe Tribes.

Date: 1899-02 

Description: Portrait (Front) of Meshekigishig or Mezhukigizhik (Sky Striking The Earth) or (Sky Touching Ground) in partial native dress with headdress and ornaments a...

Date: 1892 after

Description: A view of the student library and music room at Strayer Business College. Desks, chairs, and small bookcases with glass doors stand on patterned carpeting...

Photograph

Clara Seipp

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders profile studio portrait of Clara Seipp (1871-1956), a daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. Her hair is cut short and she wears a whi...

Date: 1899-02 

Description: Portrait of Gegwejiwebinung or Gaygwachewaybinanung (Trying To Throw) or Gayshiqonnayyash (Swift Feather), Called Red Blanket,with Headdress and Bear Claw...

Date: 1899-02 

Description: Studio portrait (Front) of Midriff or Diaphragm in partial native dress with peace medal, headdress and ornaments. Part of Algonquian and Chippewa Tribes.

Date: 1888-05 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite of Amanda Joanna McCormick Adams (Mrs. Hugh).

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