Collection

White Swan by Jackson

White Swan by Jackson

Photograph, studio portrait of White Swan, "Thohaska", Yankton Sioux Chief, Yankton Omaha, sitting on a chair, half-length, frontal, he is wearing a single feather in his hair, hair and neck-ornament, skin shirt with fringes and is holding a tomahawk.
Joe McCarthy and FDR

Joe McCarthy and FDR

1932 Keystone Stereoview 32818 Governor Roosevelt and Managers Joe McCarthy (Yanks) and Charley Grimm (Cubs) Just before Third Game, Wrigley Field, Chicago, 1932 World Series.
Sargent, Nebraska Sign Painter

Sargent, Nebraska Sign Painter

Sargent, Nebraska Sign Painter BUY YOUR LUMBER AND COAL FROM DIERKS LUMBER AND COAL CO. SARGENT NEB. PHONE. NO. 32 "Dear mama & all. We are O.K. This is a nice windy day ??? I didn't wash. Ida & Lena left for Ord this morning. This is one of Ernesto's pictures. How do you like it I think it is pretty good. Good afternoon???? Going to mail this. Lena."
Monster Crab!

Monster Crab!

Edward Muybridge San Francisco, California stereoview. Monster Crab! 1869
President Garfield’s Home

President Garfield’s Home

Rare view by Stem & Gates of Garretsville, Ohio of General James A. Garfield posed with his family at his father-in-laws home in Hiram, Ohio the fall of 1880 while he was campaigning for President. A contemporary of Garfield’s James Norton penned on the verso “This view was taken in Hiram at the home of general Garfield’s father-in-law, Zeb Rudolph. General Garfield stands beside his mother. His two older sons are on the grafs barefooted. His wife is on the steps, her eyes upon the General. Her ...
Omaha High School by Edric Eaton

Omaha High School by Edric Eaton

October 1, 1875. President and Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant visit Omaha High School. Reception for all Omaha school students in front of the High School. From series “Eaton’s Views of Omaha” - E.L. Eaton, Photographer, located at 238 Farnam Street.
Winona Lumber Mill

Winona Lumber Mill

Stereoview by Elmer & Tenney, Winona, Minnesota, showing the interior of the Youman Bros. and Hodgins Lumber Mill in Winona, Minnesota. Index of titles in the series Views in and About Winona, Minn., on verso and inke dated by the purchaser Aug. 11, 1881. Exceptional stereoscopic effect.
Star Spangled Banner

Star Spangled Banner

Ascent of the "Star Spangled Banner" - the hot air balloon of Professor S. A. King of Boston. CDV by J. P. & F. W. Hardy, Bangor, Maine.
Chief Standing Buffalo by Julius Meyer

Chief Standing Buffalo by Julius Meyer

Standing Buffalo Reclining on the ground with his shotgun, Winnebago Chief Standing Buffalo wears an impressive grizzly bear claw necklace in this circa 1871 photograph likely taken on the Omaha Reservation in Nebraska, where his people were moved in 1863-64.
Delavan Bates

Delavan Bates

Colonel Delavan Bates waited 27 years to receive his Medal of Honor. He was awarded the prestigious accolade in 1891 for “gallantry in action where he fell, shot through the face, at the head of his regiment” on Cemetery Hill during the Battle of the Crater at Petersburg, VA in July 1864. Colonel Bates was the commander of one the aforementioned troops of black soldiers trained to go into the crater. He was the very first person to enter the crater after the “turkey shoot”. It had been some time ...
Sultan of Swat #2

Sultan of Swat #2

1930 Keystone Stereoview 32598 Babe Ruth, King of Swat, at St. Petersburg, Florida.
Carbonate Mine

Carbonate Mine

Outstanding view of 11 miners posed at the mine entrance with their tools. Recto imprint W. O. Luke / Rocky Mountain Views, with the inked title on verso Carbonate Mine Slope.
Sassafras Man

Sassafras Man

Rare view by J.A. Palmer, Aiken, South Carolina, titled on the verso label Characteristic Southern Scenes No. 277 - The Sassafrass Man. A fine view of a local character, seated with a basket on his lap, and gripping a cane.
Ballerina in Pose

Ballerina in Pose

Sixth plate daguerreotype of a young ballerina in pose, expertly tinted.
Jack and Abby Landlord

Jack and Abby Landlord

HAVENS, O. P., photographer. Jack and Abby Landlord, aged 100 and 110 years. Savannah, GA. Photographer's imprint on verso along with applied paper label bearing image number and title. Subjects are seated next to one another, the man having bare feet. Centenarians Jack and Abby Landlord were enslaved until the end of the Civil War.
Lou Warnake & Joe Brown

Lou Warnake & Joe Brown

1932 Keystone Stereoview 32816 "Step In and Stop Them Fellers!" - Joe Brown, Comedian, Tells Lou Warnake, Cub Pitcher, How to Play, Fourth Game, 1932 World Series, Chicago.
Sultan of Swat #1

Sultan of Swat #1

1930 Keystone Stereoview 32598 Babe Ruth, King of Swat, at St. Petersburg, Florida.
Buffalo Bill by Edric Eaton

Buffalo Bill by Edric Eaton

Very rare view by E.L. Eaton, Omaha, Nebraska, titled on verso No. 5 - Buffalo Bill Mounted. This is reported to be one of the earliest known images of Buffalo Bill, taken shortly after he began to engineer his own legend. He holds a Creedmoor long range rifle and wears a fringed buckskin jacket fur lining.
Bullfrog Hunters

Bullfrog Hunters

An outstanding -- and uncommon -- 1870s view of two frog hunters posed with their haul of bullfrogs, a double barreled shotgun separatingthe two piles. The man at left's wet pant bottoms and the fluids dripping from the frogs show that this view must have been taken immediately upon the hunters return from their evening foray. On a yellow, regular sized mount.
The Stonington Fisherman

The Stonington Fisherman

"The Stonington Fisherman" Zebulon Hancox born 9/13/1808. In his younger days he was a teacher of mathematics and penmanship. Small newspaper clipping reads - "Zeb, the hermit fisherman," who lives a lonely life near Stonington, Conn., has amassed a fortune of $50,000 from an annual income of from $300 to $500, which he has made from his fishing boat during the past forty years. He started with a capital of $90, which he invested in a dory, and his annual expenses, food and all, have rarely been more than $25.
George Washington

George Washington

Sixth daguerreotype of the famous painting of the first POTUS George Washington by Gilbert Stuart.
New Albany at Nebraska City

New Albany at Nebraska City

Standard lavender mount with the verso imprint of R. Goebel's Photographic Art Gallery, St. Charles, Mo. The name Nebraska City No. 2 can be seen clearly on the paddle housing, and she carries stacks of firewood, one cart, and about a dozen passengers. The centerwheel ferry was built at New Albany, IN, in 1864 and dismantled in 1876.
Cubs Dugout 1929 World Series

Cubs Dugout 1929 World Series

1929 Keystone Stereoview 32384 Players of the “Cubs” in Dugout before Calling of a Game of World Series, October, 1929. at Chicago, Ill.
President Rutherford B. Hayes

President Rutherford B. Hayes

Scarce close studio portrait of President Rutherford B. Hayes by Geo. O. Bartlett of Fremont, Ohio, c. 1877. Yellow mount w/manuscript title on verso. Also "Ed. Burchard" imprint on verso.
Barnum’s Circus Zanesville, OH

Barnum’s Circus Zanesville, OH

Fine circus stereoview by W. G. Starke of Zanesville, OH, showing elephants of an unspecified circus, but probably Barnum’s, parading through Zanesville.
Julius Meyer and Chiefs

Julius Meyer and Chiefs

Stereoview of Julius Meyer, Pawnee Killer, Brule Sioux Chief Spotted Tail and Crow Chief Iron Bull (left to right) by Julius Meyer, Omaha, NE.
Beauty

Beauty

Original circa 1864-1865 CDV photo of a white woman, her daughter, and standing in the rear with a smile on his face, a young African American boy. CDV is 4" x 2.5" and in very good antique condition, with that light discoloration streak. The boy's face and collar have darkening to them.. I could be wrong, but it looks intentional, as if somebody tried to make him appear a little less obvious in the photo! A fascinating image, one I have never seen before. It was photographed by Samuel P. Burgert's ...
Fleck Hotel

Fleck Hotel

CDV of the beautiful Fleck Hotel in Austin, MN.
Sioux Encampment

Sioux Encampment

Sioux or Omaha Indian prairie gathering by Oscar A. Stearns of Columbus, Nebraska.
Chief Standing Buffalo by Julius Meyer

Chief Standing Buffalo by Julius Meyer

Standing Buffalo Reclining on the ground with his shotgun, Winnebago Chief Standing Buffalo wears an impressive grizzly bear claw necklace in this circa 1871 photograph likely taken on the Omaha Reservation in Nebraska, where his people were moved in 1863-64.
Lou Gehrig 1932 World Series

Lou Gehrig 1932 World Series

1932 Keystone Stereoview 32814 New York Yankee Lou Gehrig, an Immortal of the Diamond, 1932 World Series. (Salesman Sample)
Babe Ruth 1932 World Series

Babe Ruth 1932 World Series

1932 Keystone Stereoview 32817 Babe Ruth at Bat as a Fast One Comes Over - Wrigley Field, Chicago, During 1932 World Series, New Yankees vs. Chicago Cubs.