Tourist 1895 Photograph Album of Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

1895
Manuscript Collection #1304
Creator(s)
Unknown
Physical description
0.06 Cubic Feet, 1 archival box, consisting of a photograph album
Preferred Citation
Tourist 1895 Photograph Album of Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. (#1304), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
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This photograph album documents the typical tourist sites in 1895 in Washington, D.C., such as the White House, the Capitol Building, the Peterson House (where President Lincoln died), the Washington Monument, and the "new post office." Other photographs depict camping trips (with separate camps for men and women) and hiking in Virginia (Great Falls, Rock Creek, Colonial Beach), and at Harper's Ferry, West Virginia. July Fourth celebrations and steamboats on the Potomac River are also depicted.


Administrative information
Source of acquisition

Purchased with state funds from Between the Covers

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