Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.