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Collection Reference Number GLC04609
From Archive Folder Unassociated Photographs of the Civil War 
Title Album of 200 cartes de visite, most by Brady, including images of Lincoln, generals and freed slaves
Date ca.1865
Author Brady, Matthew B. (1822-1896)  
Document Type Photograph
Content Description Album with "A.A." initials embossed on front knob. Includes images of Lincoln, Mary Lincoln (2), Lincoln's Cabinet, generals, writers, freed slaves, prisoners of war, Confederate leaders, etc. Lacks one clasp. Due to album's fragility, pages removed from album 6/97 and boxed as album pages. 50 pages with four cartes per page, most labeled in a contemporary hand (and sometimes humorously, as in Jefferson Davis). Another copy of the New Orleans freed slaves is in GLB 75.
Subjects Women's History  Slave Children of New Orleans  Slave Life  Photography  Civil War  President  First Lady  Lincoln's Cabinet  Literature and Language Arts  Art, Music, Theater, and Film  Freemen  Emancipation  Slavery  African American History  Confederate General or Leader  Prisoner of War  Military History  Union Forces  Union General  
People Brady, Mathew B. (1822-1896)  
Place written [various places]
Theme The American Civil War; The Presidency; Government & Politics; Women in American History; African Americans; Slavery & Abolition
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945