Selected Civil War Photos (American Memory, Library of Congress)

This incredible collection, a part of American Memory at the Library of Congress, holds over one-thousand Civil War photographs. The site offers a time line and other links (i.e., Taking Photographs during the Civil War) to better understand the photographs presented. The photographs students studied in this lesson were taken from this repository. In addition, the section called "Does the Camera Ever Lie" was adapted for the classroom

Referenced in:
Is Seeing Believing?

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