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PPlaying House | 1870  Full length portrait, young AFrican American girl standing by a tassled chair, holding doll and handle of baby doll carriage, ca. 1870. Randolph L. Simpson African-American collection. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.   Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were.laying House | 1870

Black Dolls - The Magazine Antiques <> Cabinet card by W. Kendall, c. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale Collection of American Literature, Randolph Linsly Simpson African-American Collection

Such a sweet family picture. I wonder if he made it home from the war.....

cdv family soldier baby woman tassels on her collar. Love how she holds her husband's hand

Wives and children sometimes followed their husbands to war, particularly in the early period of the conflict. The soldiers were in the camp, and the women and children were right there with them.

Tent life of the Penn. Infantry during the Civil War - Near Fort Slocum, Washington, DC - 1861 ×

A burial party at Cold Harbor

The Crossroads at Cold Harbor

In a Virginia field, some Union soldiers were killed or wounded in an hour – and the fighting raged for another week.

Victorian Mourning Men Brothers RARE Full Plate Tintype in 6th Plttintype Photo

Check out the hottie in top left! Victorian Mourning Men Brothers RARE Full Plate Tintype in Plttintype Photo

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Union soldiers writing letters home from Camp Essex, Maryland, in Courtesy Center for Civil War Photography.

CDV PHOTO WELL DRESSED OLDER HUSBAND & WIFE IN LARGE HOOP DRESS CIVIL WAR ERA

Cdv photo well dressed older husband & wife in large hoop dress civil war era

1800s Dresses, Civil War Dress, Husband Wife, Well Dressed, Civil Wars, American Civil War, Vintage Ladies, Hoop, Lincoln

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