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Public and Private Photography During the Civil War

This session examines a variety of Civil War-related photography with the goal of gaining a greater understanding of how photography was incorporated into everyday lives, and how we value those photographs today as historical objects.

Presented by:

Shannon Thomas Perich

Associate Curator

National Museum of American History

Original Airdate: February 5, 2009

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