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Jerusha Wilcox Sturgis

Date: 1866
Description: Full-length portrait of Jerusha Sturgis, standing near a chair. The wife of Samuel Davis Sturgis I and mother of Nina Dousman. Born December 1, 1827; Died...
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"Air Circus" Product Placement

Date: 1928
Description: "Air Circus" (Fox 1928) is the story of two flight school cadets (only David Rollins is pictured) and an accomplished aviatrix, Sue Carol, who can fly ring...
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Jane Jennings

Date: 1865
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Jane Jennings, a Civil War nurse. She was raised in rural Green County, Wisconsin, and when her brother Guilford Jen...
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Fielding B. Meek, Paleontologist

Date: 1868
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Fielding B. Meek (1817-1876), American paleontologist. Meek became the Smithsonian Institution's first full-time paleontologist...
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Spencer Fullerton Baird, Ornithologist and Ichthylogist

Date: 1867
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Spencer Fullerton Baird (1823-1887), American ornithologist and ichthylogist. In 1838, Baird met John James Audubon, after whic...
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Joseph Henry, Scientist

Date: 1869
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Joseph Henry (1797-1878), Scottish-American scientist. Widely considered one of the greatest scientists of his genera...

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