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African American Stereoview Collection

Identifier: MS 00129
Scope and Contents

This collection contains numerous stereograms taken throughout the Jim Crow Era. The stereograms portray the racist attitudes of the time period. Stereograms are an early form of photography which was often used for educational purposes. When a view finder is used to look at the stereograms, the images appear to be three dimensional.

Dates: 1860-1901 and undated

Ephemera Collection

Identifier: 01/Mss. 1.02
Scope and Contents

The Ephemera Collection contains material primarily acquired for teaching. It includes material in various formats, most of which have been previously published. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is approximate at this point.

Dates: 1800-2014

Gender and Sexuality Ephemera Collection

Identifier: Mss. 1.08
Scope and Contents

This artifical collection includes board games, card games, stereoview (stereographic) photographs, broadsides, booklets, and postcards related to the presentation of gender and sexuality in the United States, including women's suffrage.

Dates: circa 1880s-2011

Mt. Washington Cog Railroad Stereoscopic Photographs

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.349
Scope and Contents

Approximately 80 stereoscopic photography cards of the building of the Mt. Washington Cog Railroad in  New Hampshire, photographed and published by the Kilburn Brothers, Littleton, New Hampshire. By the time the Mt. Washington Cog Railroad was completed in 1869,  the Kilburn's Littleton factory was producing twelve hundred photographic cards daily and had become one of the largest such operations in the nation.

Dates: circa 1865-1869

Native American Stereoview Collection

Identifier: MS 00130
Scope and Contents

The stereograms in this collection represent racist attitudes of the time period and also the struggles of a minority population. Stereograms are an early form of photography which was often used for educational purposes. When a view finder is used to look at the stereograms, the images appear to be three dimensional.

Dates: 1894 and undated

Racial and Ethnic Ephemera Collection

Identifier: Mss 1.05
Scope and Contents The racial and ethnic ephemera collection contains various materials regarding race, ethnicity, and racism in the United States. The collection includes papers and items that promote racial prejudice and propaganda. The collection also contains items and papers that exemplify the fight for civil and equal rights. African Americans are the most broadly represented group in the collection. Other ethnic groups include Native Americans, Asian Americans, Jewish Americans, Muslim Americans, and...
Dates: 1778-2005

World War Through the Stereoscope

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.178
Scope and Contents 100 photographic prints on stereo cards (stereographs, b&w ; 9 x 18 cm. in case 19 x 19 cm) from the Keystone View Company's Stereographic Library Series (Rare Book Call No. D522 .W67). The slides were produced in 1923, but the photographs were taken from 1914-1921.The stereoscopic views depict World War I scenes with lengthy captions (on back of cards). Included are images of battlefields and trenches, armaments, cavalry, buildings, hospitals and cemeteries, dirigibles,...
Dates: circa 1914-1923

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