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Collection Reference Number GLC05596.18
From Archive Folder Cartes de visite of Civil War era Northern statesmen and others 
Title Carte de visite bust portrait of Thaddeus Stevens
Date ca. 1861
Document Type Photograph
Content Description Stevens was a fierce opponent of slavery and fought to secure rights for African Americans during Reconstruction. As chairman of the Ways and Means Committee during the American Civil War, he played a major part in financing the war.
Subjects Civil War  American Statesmen  Abolition  Slavery  African American History  Reform Movement  
People Stevens, Thaddeus (1792-1868)  
Place written s.l.
Theme The American Civil War; Government & Politics; Slavery & Abolition; African Americans
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