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Date: 1891-03-05 before

Description: Front cover and inside of menu for a dinner honoring U.S. Senator John C. Spooner when he was Chairman of the Committee on Claims, with an oval photograph...

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: 1888-05 

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

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 (Front) of Gemiwunac or Gaymewahnash (Bird That Flies Through the Rain) in with Headdress and Holding Pipe-tomahawk. Part of Algonquian and Chippe...

Date: 1865 

Description: Full-length studio portrait of young George Hawthorne Scidmore standing with his hand on a newel post, and holding a hat in his other hand.

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...

Date: 1861-08-05 

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

Date: 1899-10 

Description: Portrait of William Terrill Bradby wearing a headdress and holding a club. Part of the Algonquian and Pamunkey Tribes.

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...

Date: 1898-12 

Description: Studio portrait of Oto man, James Whitewater. Part of Siouan and Otoe Tribes.

Date: 1899-03 

Description: Profile studio portrait of Winnebago man, Charkshepshutsker (Red Eagle), Head Chief. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Winnebago Tribes.

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Vinnie Ream posing in her studio in Washington, beside her bust of Lincoln which had been brought from the White House after the assassination.

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: 1899-02 

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

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....

Photograph

Jim Lane

Date: 1865 ca.

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

Date: 1899-12 

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

Date: 1898-12 

Description: Portrait (Front) of Scabby Bull or Black Crow in native dress and holding pipe. Part of Algonquian and Arapaho Tribes.

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...

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