Mathew Brady

Ford's Theatre

1870s Ford’s Theatre Picture Tells a Story

Here is a fantastic old photograph of Ford’s Theatre that we’ve probably shared previously, but this time it’s extremely high resolution. Thanks to GoDCer Konetidy for sharing this with us via email. Because this photo is...
Botanical Gardens, Washington D.C. by Mathew Brady

U.S. Botanical Gardens During the Civil War

This is an awesome photograph that we found at The National Archives. Source: U.S. National Archives
1860s view of Washington DC

Pastoral View of Washington in the 1860s

Take a look at this photograph. You should be able to make out the Old Patent Office in the background.
C&O Canal in 1860

1860 Photograph of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal

This is a nice contribution by GoDCer Allan. Below is a shot of the C&O Canal, taken by Mathew Brady, taken in 1860.
Capitol Building circa 1863

East Front of the Capitol During the Civil War

Here is a wonderful photograph from the Civil War, taken by the acclaimed photographer Mathew Brady.
"Tilden or Blood" by Thomas Nast in Harper's weekly - Febuary 17th 1877 (Wikipedia)

Election Day 1876: Shakespeare at the National, Real Estate Listings and Rutherford B. Hayes vs. Samuel J. Tilden

If you’re a history buff — and a presidential history buff — you’re well aware of the 1876 U.S. Presidential election. This is not a post about that. You can read up on the whole election...
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