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Carte-de-visite portrait of Emma V. Brown

Photograph by:
M.P & A.I. Rice, American, 1874 - 1876  Search this
Subject of:
Emma V. Montgomery, American, 1846 - 1902  Search this
Moses P. Rice, born 1839  Search this
Owned by:
Emily Howland, American, 1827 - 1929  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 3 5/8 × 2 5/16 in. (9.2 × 5.8 cm)
H x W (Image and Mount): 4 3/16 × 2 1/2 in. (10.6 × 6.4 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
portraits
Place captured:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1874-1876
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Communities  Search this
Education  Search this
Photography  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture shared with the Library of Congress
Object number:
2017.30.37
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Emily Howland Photograph Album
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59470380e-56e3-4a68-8443-d2cda6da9c40
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.30.37
Online Media:

Diary of Lieutenant John Freeman Shorter

Written by:
Lieutenant John Freeman Shorter, American, 1842 - 1865  Search this
Subject of:
Martin Robison Delany, American, 1812 - 1885  Search this
55th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, American, 1863 - 1865  Search this
George Thompson Garrison, American, 1836 - 1904  Search this
Medium:
leather, graphite on paper, ink
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2014.118.1a Closed): 5 × 3 9/16 × 13/16 in. (12.7 × 9 × 2.1 cm)
H x W x D (2014.118.1a Open): 5 × 9 1/4 × 13/16 in. (12.7 × 23.5 × 2.1 cm)
H x W (2014.118.1b): 8 × 4 15/16 in. (20.3 × 12.5 cm)
H x W (2014.118.1c): 8 3/4 × 2 1/2 in. (22.2 × 6.4 cm)
Type:
diaries
Place used:
South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1865
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Communication  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Men  Search this
Military  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2014.118.1a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55bc18b76-d263-4fee-b6b3-075932e4f73e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.118.1a-c

Overshot coverlet panel, Civil War era

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
overshot (overall production method/technique)
seven stars (overall pattern)
indigo (overall color)
white (overall color)
wool (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 93 in x 26 5/16 in; 236.22 cm x 66.88658 cm
Object Name:
coverlet panel, overshot
Date made:
19th century
Date made:
mid 19th century
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Helen G. Stillman
ID Number:
TE.T12724
Catalog number:
T12724.000
Accession number:
238999
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Coverlets
Domestic Furnishings
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-44c3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_620409
Online Media:

Thomas Carmichael Hindman

Artist:
Aurelius O. Revenaugh, 1840 - 1908  Search this
Copy after:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Carmichael Hindman, 1828 - 1868  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 75 x 62.3cm (29 1/2 x 24 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1906
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Goatee  Search this
Thomas Carmichael Hindman: Male  Search this
Thomas Carmichael Hindman: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Thomas Carmichael Hindman: Politics and Government\Congressman  Search this
Thomas Carmichael Hindman: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Confederate  Search this
Thomas Carmichael Hindman: Communications\Journalist\Editor  Search this
Thomas Carmichael Hindman: Military\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Tennessee State Museum
Website: www.tnmuseum.org/
Object number:
2-8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4289dc517-096a-48c6-88b7-f8bee6c4b07e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_2-8

Franz Sigel

Artist:
Charles DeForest Fredricks, 11 Dec 1823 - 25 May 1894  Search this
Sitter:
Franz Sigel, 18 Nov 1824 - 21 Aug 1902  Search this
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 9.3 × 5.7 cm (3 11/16 × 2 1/4")
Mount: 10.2 × 6.2 cm (4 × 2 7/16")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
c. 1862
Topic:
Interior\Studio  Search this
Architecture\Column  Search this
Home Furnishings\Curtain  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Star  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Goatee  Search this
Photographic format\Carte-de-visite  Search this
Franz Sigel: Male  Search this
Franz Sigel: Politics and Government\Public Official  Search this
Franz Sigel: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Newspaper  Search this
Franz Sigel: Education\Educator\Teacher  Search this
Franz Sigel: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union  Search this
Franz Sigel: Military\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mrs. F.B. Wilde
Object number:
S/NPG.83.284.10
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm441314337-97a9-47d2-bc42-cbca56b2a25a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.83.284.10

Last Moments of President Lincoln

Artist:
J. H. Bufford Lithography Company, active 1835 - 1890  Search this
Sitter:
Gideon Welles, 1 Jul 1802 - 11 Feb 1878  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase, 13 Jan 1808 - 7 May 1873  Search this
Abraham Lincoln, 12 Feb 1809 - 15 Apr 1865  Search this
Charles Sumner, 6 Jan 1811 - 11 Mar 1874  Search this
Robert Todd Lincoln, 1 Aug 1843 - 25 Jul 1926  Search this
Henry Wager Halleck, 16 Jan 1815 - 09 Jan 1872  Search this
Edwin McMasters Stanton, 19 Dec 1814 - 24 Dec 1869  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 23 × 33.1 cm (9 1/16 × 13 1/16")
Sheet: 33.4 × 45.5 cm (13 1/8 × 17 15/16")
Mat: 40.7 × 55.7 cm (16 × 21 15/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
c. 1865
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Artwork  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Chain  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Bed  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Human Figures\Soldier  Search this
Human Figures\Crowd  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Watch\Pocket watch  Search this
Robert Todd Lincoln: Male  Search this
Robert Todd Lincoln: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Robert Todd Lincoln: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War  Search this
Robert Todd Lincoln: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
Robert Todd Lincoln: Politics and Government\Son of US President  Search this
Charles Sumner: Male  Search this
Charles Sumner: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Charles Sumner: Politics and Government\Statesman  Search this
Charles Sumner: Education\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
Charles Sumner: Politics and Government\US Senator\Massachusetts  Search this
Henry Wager Halleck: Male  Search this
Henry Wager Halleck: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Male  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of Treasury  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Politics and Government\Governor\Ohio  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Politics and Government\US Senator\Ohio  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Abolitionist  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge\Justice\US Supreme Court Justice\Chief Justice of US  Search this
Gideon Welles: Male  Search this
Gideon Welles: Military\Navy\Secretary of the Navy  Search this
Gideon Welles: Communications\Journalist  Search this
Gideon Welles: Communications\Journalist\Editor  Search this
Gideon Welles: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Connecticut  Search this
Gideon Welles: Politics and Government\Government Official\Postmaster  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Male  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Military\Soldier  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Environmentalist  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Illinois  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government Official\Surveyor  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\State Senator\Illinois  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government Official\Postmaster  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Crafts and Trades\Boat builder  Search this
Edwin McMasters Stanton: Male  Search this
Edwin McMasters Stanton: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Edwin McMasters Stanton: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\US Attorney General  Search this
Edwin McMasters Stanton: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.83.233
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm483ff95bf-fdfb-40c1-9635-c9ee1eb5b15e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.83.233

Carl Schurz

Artist:
Daniel Huntington, 14 Oct 1816 - 18 Apr 1906  Search this
Sitter:
Carl Schurz, 2 Mar 1829 - 14 May 1906  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Frame: 162.2 × 136.8 × 12.1 cm (63 7/8 × 53 7/8 × 4 3/4")
Stretcher: 126.7 × 101.6 × 2.2 cm (49 7/8 × 40 × 7/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1899
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pen  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Carl Schurz: Male  Search this
Carl Schurz: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Carl Schurz: Politics and Government\Statesman  Search this
Carl Schurz: Politics and Government\Diplomat  Search this
Carl Schurz: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Newspaper  Search this
Carl Schurz: Military\Army\Officer\Brigadier General  Search this
Carl Schurz: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of Interior  Search this
Carl Schurz: Politics and Government\US Senator\Missouri  Search this
Carl Schurz: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
Carl Schurz: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Revolutionary  Search this
Carl Schurz: Military\Soldier\Civil War\Union  Search this
Carl Schurz: Politics and Government\Chief of Staff  Search this
Carl Schurz: Military\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.81.20
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4d57ab271-d5b1-4788-a448-8739620b1a9a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.81.20

Thomas C. Hindman

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Carmichael Hindman, 1828 - 1868  Search this
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
Sight: 8.2 × 5 cm (3 1/4 × 1 15/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1861-1865 (after earlier photograph)
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Architecture\Column  Search this
Photographic format\Carte-de-visite  Search this
Interior\Studio\Photography  Search this
Thomas Carmichael Hindman: Male  Search this
Thomas Carmichael Hindman: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Thomas Carmichael Hindman: Politics and Government\Congressman  Search this
Thomas Carmichael Hindman: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Confederate  Search this
Thomas Carmichael Hindman: Communications\Journalist\Editor  Search this
Thomas Carmichael Hindman: Military\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the Totten Family
Object number:
S/NPG.2012.6.22
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm450e5b304-59a9-498b-88c0-837c2b0351a1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.2012.6.22

McKinley and his Cabinet

Artist:
Pach Brothers Studio, active 1867 - 1993  Search this
Sitter:
William McKinley, 29 Jan 1843 - 14 Sep 1901  Search this
Lyman Judson Gage, 28 Jun 1836 - 26 Jan 1927  Search this
John William Griggs, 10 Jul 1849 - 28 Nov 1927  Search this
John Davis Long, 27 Oct 1838 - 28 Aug 1915  Search this
James Wilson, 16 Aug 1835 - 26 Aug 1920  Search this
Ethan Allen Hitchcock, 19 Sep 1835 - 9 Apr 1909  Search this
Charles Emory Smith, 18 Feb 1842 - 19 Jan 1908  Search this
Elihu Root, 15 Feb 1845 - 7 Feb 1937  Search this
John Milton Hay, 8 Oct 1838 - 1 Jul 1905  Search this
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
24.7cm x 34.3cm (9 3/4" x 13 1/2"), Image
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\District of Columbia\Washington
Date:
1901
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Flower\Bouquet  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Chandelier  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table\Writing table  Search this
Artwork\Portrait  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Rug  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Cabinets  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Container\Inkwell  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Goatee  Search this
William McKinley: Male  Search this
William McKinley: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
William McKinley: Military\Army\Officer\Captain  Search this
William McKinley: Education\Educator\Teacher  Search this
William McKinley: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
William McKinley: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union  Search this
William McKinley: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Ohio  Search this
William McKinley: Politics and Government\Governor\Ohio  Search this
Ethan Allen Hitchcock: Male  Search this
Ethan Allen Hitchcock: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of Interior  Search this
Elihu Root: Male  Search this
Elihu Root: Politics and Government\US Senator\New York  Search this
Elihu Root: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Elihu Root: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War  Search this
Elihu Root: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
Elihu Root: Visual Arts\Administrator\Art Museum\Trustee  Search this
Elihu Root: Nobel Prize  Search this
Elihu Root: Society and Social Change\Administrator\Think Tank  Search this
Lyman Judson Gage: Male  Search this
Lyman Judson Gage: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of Treasury  Search this
Lyman Judson Gage: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Executive\Banking  Search this
James Wilson: Male  Search this
James Wilson: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of Agriculture  Search this
John Milton Hay: Male  Search this
John Milton Hay: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
John Milton Hay: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Ambassador  Search this
John Milton Hay: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Newspaper  Search this
John Milton Hay: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
John Milton Hay: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
John Davis Long: Male  Search this
John Davis Long: Military\Navy\Secretary of the Navy  Search this
Charles Emory Smith: Male  Search this
Charles Emory Smith: Politics and Government\Diplomat  Search this
Charles Emory Smith: Communications\Journalist  Search this
Charles Emory Smith: Politics and Government\Government Official\Postmaster  Search this
John William Griggs: Male  Search this
John William Griggs: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\US Attorney General  Search this
John William Griggs: Politics and Government\Governor\New Jersey  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.78.158
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a58a9302-7ced-46fe-adc2-6dc91aeb21b7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.78.158

National Union Republican Banner, 1868

Artist:
Currier & Ives Lithography Company, active 1857 - 1907  Search this
Sitter:
Ulysses Simpson Grant, 27 Apr 1822 - 23 Jul 1885  Search this
Schuyler Colfax, 23 Mar 1823 - 13 Jan 1885  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Image: 35 × 24.5 cm (13 3/4 × 9 5/8")
Mat: 48.7 × 37 cm (19 3/16 × 14 9/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1868
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Bird\Eagle  Search this
Human Figures\Soldier  Search this
Human Figures  Search this
Schuyler Colfax: Male  Search this
Schuyler Colfax: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
Schuyler Colfax: Education\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
Schuyler Colfax: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Speaker of the House  Search this
Schuyler Colfax: Communications\Publisher\Newspaper  Search this
Schuyler Colfax: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Indiana  Search this
Schuyler Colfax: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Accounting\Auditor  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Male  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the Kiplinger Family
Object number:
NPG.2018.116
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm46e6f0dca-b3ee-4b83-bf27-3e3e9752e9d1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2018.116

Identification tag for drummer “George Washington,” with American eagle

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
George W. Washington, American, 1847 - 1926  Search this
Medium:
brass (alloy)
Dimensions:
H x W: 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 x 1/8 in. (3 x 3 x 0.3 cm)
Type:
badges
Date:
1863
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Military  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2011.51.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Tools and Equipment-Military
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ccf01129-128b-4cb0-ad16-c69a426e96d1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.51.6
Online Media:

Identification tag for Cornelius Robinson, with American eagle

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Cornelius Robinson, American, 1842 - 1916  Search this
Medium:
brass (alloy)
Dimensions:
1 3/16 x 1 13/16 x 1/16 in. (3 x 4.6 x 0.2 cm)
Type:
badges
Date:
1864
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Military  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2011.51.8
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Tools and Equipment-Military
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d8603685-61ef-414b-9752-0482c2554ad2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.51.8
Online Media:

William K. Applebaugh Papers

Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Former owner:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Letters (correspondence)
Clippings
Date:
1857-1926
Summary:
The papers document the life and career of William K. Applebaugh, and his activities as a telegrapher during the U.S. Civil War.
Scope and Contents:
Archival materials documenting the life and career of William K. Applebaugh, and his activities as a telegrapher during the U.S. Civil War.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into two series.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1846-1926

Series 2: Printed Materials, 1857-1874
Biographical / Historical:
Telegrapher during the U.S. Civil War.

Sergeant in Co. F, 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry on September 18, 1862, Applebaugh was promoted to Quartermaster Sergeant of the 161st PA Regiment on October 29, 1862, then Sergeant Major of the 16th PA Cavalry on June 20, 1863. On January 6, 1864, he was assigned to the U.S. Military Telegraph Service by General Halleck, and while serving as "1st Engineer" at Headquarters of the Army of the James, Sergeant Major Applebaugh became familiar with all the new electrical equipment developed to improve field communications. Immediately following his discharge on May 27, 1865, he was employed by Western Union and gained rapid advancement in the telegraphy profession
Related Materials:
Materials at the Archives Center

Western Union Telegraph Company Records (AC0205)
Provenance:
Collection donated by Division of Information, Technology and Society, National Museum of American History.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Telegraphers  Search this
Military telegraph  Search this
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Communications  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters (correspondence) -- 1850-1900
Letters (correspondence) -- 20th century.
Clippings -- 1840-1940
Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0638
See more items in:
William K. Applebaugh Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0638

Silver badge for Alexander Hill of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry

Manufactured by:
S.M. Ward & Co., American, active 1860s  Search this
Owned by:
Alexander Hill, American, born 1831  Search this
Subject of:
54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, American, 1863 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
sterling silver
Dimensions:
1 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1/8 in. (3.2 x 3.2 x 0.3 cm)
Type:
badges
Place depicted:
Fort Sumter, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Olustee, Baker County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Fort Wagner, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
James Island, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, Sea Islands, North and Central America
Darien, McIntosh County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1864-1865
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2011.51.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53458e428-3452-4855-a48a-5f8ecb00e5a8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.51.7
Online Media:

Identification tag for C.P. More [sic]

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Charles Moore, American, 1845 - 1864  Search this
Medium:
gold , brass (alloy)
Dimensions:
3/4 x 3/4 x 1/16 in. (1.9 x 1.9 x 0.2 cm)
Type:
badges
Date:
1863 - 1864
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2011.51.9
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Tools and Equipment-Military
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54aa881ca-9a9e-45fd-8625-dc6852c9c773
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.51.9
Online Media:

Civil War Hand Puppet

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
paper mache (overall material)
paint (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 20 in; 50.8 cm
Object Name:
puppet
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1865
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Hazelle H. and J. Woodson Rollins
ID Number:
1979.1164.09
Accession number:
1979.1164
Catalog number:
1979.1164.09
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Puppets
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-ebef-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_662196
Online Media:

Civil War Hand Puppet

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
paper mache (overall material)
paint (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 22 in; 55.88 cm
Object Name:
puppet
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1865
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Hazelle H. and J. Woodson Rollins
ID Number:
1979.1164.10
Accession number:
1979.1164
Catalog number:
1979.1164.10
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Puppets
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-ebee-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_662197
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Steinway & Sons Records and Family Papers

Creator:
Steinway, William  Search this
Steinway, Henry Ziegler  Search this
Steinway family  Search this
Steinway & Sons  Search this
Krüsi, Bartholomew, Rev.  Search this
Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Names:
CBS  Search this
German Presbyterian Church (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Lehman, Lilly  Search this
Steinway, Fred T., 1860-1927  Search this
Steinway, Henry (Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg), 1797-1871  Search this
Steinway, John  Search this
Steinway, Theodore (C.F. Theodore Steinweg), 1825-1889  Search this
Former owner:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
6 Cubic feet (12 boxes, including photographs and microfilm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business records
Diaries
Catalogs
Correspondence
Microfilms
Photographs
Minute books
Business letters
Love letters
Letters
Letter books
Date:
1857-1919
Summary:
Records of the Steinway & Sons piano company and a daily diary of William Steinway, a key figure in the rise of the company to international prominence in the nineteenth century. The records document overall operations of the company, individual piano serial numbers, and the business and personal life of William Steinway, a prominent figure in New York business, politics, and musical life.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of an original diary (and microfilm copies) kept by William Steinway and microfilm copies of nineteenth century business records of Steinway & Sons. There also are business and family photographs and some miscellaneous documents.
Arrangement:
Series 1, William Steinway Diary, 1861-1896

Series 2, Steinway Business Records, 1858-1910

Series 3, Steinway Family Materials, 1877-1882

Series 4, Rev. Bartholomew Krüsi Materials, 1857-1919
Biographical / Historical:
Heinrich Engelhard Steinway (Steinweg) (born 1797, Wolfshagen, Germany; died 1871, New York City) made his first piano in 1836. In 1850 he immigrated to America and settled in New York City with his wife, three daughters, and four of his five sons. He and his sons Charles, Henry, Jr., and William at first worked for various New York piano makers until 1853 when they formed the partnership of Steinway & Sons. One year later Steinway & Sons' square pianos won first prize at the Metropolitan Mechanics Institute Exhibition (held at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.) and in 1855 won the Gold medal for the best piano (an over-strung iron-frame square piano) in the American Institute Fair at the Crystal Palace in New York City. In 1859, Henry, Jr. patented (patent no. 26,532, December 20, 1859) a design for a one-piece over-strung iron frame for the grand piano that won praise, a gold medal, and international recognition at the 1867 Paris Exposition.

The firm faced a crisis in 1865 when two of Heinrich's sons died: Henry (born 1831), who was responsible for the first seven patents, and Charles (born 1829). The family prevailed on the eldest son, C. F. Theodor (1825 1889), to sell his partnership as a piano manufacturer in Braunschweig, Germany, and to join his family in New York City. Not eager to sever all his ties in Germany, Theodor spent time in both countries until his death, contributing technical innovations that resulted in forty-one patents. One of these patents was for the duplex scale in 1872. Several of the following generation worked with the firm, including Fred T. Steinway (1860-1927), son of Charles, who served in London, Hamburg, and New York City.

C. F. Theodor Steinway's technical skills were matched by the entrepreneurial skills of his brother William (1835 1896). William was a creative businessman who played the piano, sang tenor, and supported the musical life of New York City. His promotional and marketing techniques, and his cultivation of eminent musicians and association with aristocratic patrons, helped to make Steinway & Sons so successful. William Steinway was prominent in New York City social and political life.

In 1880, Steinway & Sons opened a Hamburg branch. The firm was sold in 1972 to CBS. Subsequent owners include the Birmingham Brothers (Steinway Musical Properties, 1985-1995) and Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc. (1995-).
Related Materials:
The LaGuardia and Wagner Archives at LaGuardia Community College/CUNY is the largest repository of Steinway materials. It holds extensive business records as well as personal papers and photographs. The Steinway family loaned seventy folders of Steinway family correspondence to the National Museum of American History in October, 1984, and a program of transcription and translation was begun by the Steinway Diary Project. The original correspondence was transferred to the Archives Center in August 1985 and, at the request of Henry Z. Steinway, transferred to the LaGuardia and Wagner Archives in March, 1990. Additional Steinway materials are at the New York Historical Society, the University of Maryland Performing Arts Library, and other repositories. The control file for this collection has further information on the location of Steinway materials.

The Archives Center's N W Ayer Advertising Agency Records contains advertising proof sheets for Steinway & Sons from 1900 through 1963. The Piano series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana contains five folders of material on Steinway. The Industry on Parade Film Collection has a short, 1953 film (reel #156) on Steinway's manufacture of pianos in its Long Island plant. The Sohmer & Company Records contain three folders of trade literature from Steinway. These include catalogs, pamphlets, and booklets on the Steinway family genealogy and on the Steinway piano used at the White House. Sohmer, also a New York City piano manufacturer, collected copies of competitors' sales catalogs and other publications.
Separated Materials:
The Division of Culture and the Arts holds several Steinway and Sons pianos.
Provenance:
Henry Z. Steinway donated the William Steinway diary on April 2, 1996.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must use positive microfilm copy of diary. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Rights:
Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Topic:
Keyboard instruments -- Manufacturing  Search this
Travel  Search this
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Politics -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Church Interiors  Search this
Piano  Search this
Piano makers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records
Diaries
Catalogs
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Microfilms -- Negative
Photographs -- 1850-1900
Minute books
Business letters
Love letters
Letters
Letter books
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1900-1910
Citation:
Steinway and Sons Piano Company Collection, 1857-1919, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0178
See more items in:
Steinway & Sons Records and Family Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0178
Online Media:

Presentation Drum

Unspecified:
Wilson, Woodrow  Search this
User:
Booze, Jacob  Search this
Maker:
William A. Pond & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 cm x 45.2 cm; 13 3/4 in x 17 13/16 in
Object Name:
drum
Place Made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1863
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Credit Line:
White House
ID Number:
MI.017230
Catalog number:
017230
Accession number:
60827
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-44e1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606439
Online Media:

Dress worn by Charlotte Cushman in the role of Queen Katherine in Shakespeare's Henry VIII .

Associated Name:
+D  Search this
Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fiber, silk (overall material)
fiber, cotton (overall material)
mordant, iron (overall material)
dye, logwood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
metal, copper (overall material)
metal, arsenic (overall material)
Measurements:
back length: bodice: 18 in; 45.72 cm
back length: skirt: 66 in; 167.64 cm
shoulder width: 16 1/2 in; 41.91 cm
sleeve length: 19 in; 48.26 cm
Object Name:
Dress
dress
costume
costume, Gown Worn by Charlotte Cushman in "Henry the VIII"
Object Type:
dresses
open robes
Place made:
World
Date made:
1847-1874
Subject:
Theater  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Credit Line:
Lent by Mrs. Allerton Cushman for the Period Costume Exhibit at the U.S. National Museum on May 22, 1914.
ID Number:
ET.014937
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Clothing & Accessories
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-69d4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_361115

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