Monthly Archives: April 2015

The American Civil War ended 150 years ago today: April 9, 1865

Unidentified Photographer, [Private Benjamin F. Smith, 11th U.S. Infantry], ca. 1875 (78.2004) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman and Soldier], ca. 1863 (2007.14.1) Alexander Gardner (1821-1882), [Union Army hospital ward], ca. 1864 (81.1999)

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Happy 185th Birthday Anniversary to Eadweard Muybridge

Eadweard Muybridge, LeCount Bros. & Mansur’s Stationary Establishment, ca. 1873 (977.2005) Eadweard Muybridge (AKA Edward James Muggeridge), an innovative photographer, was born on April 9th, 1830.

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Today is the 100th birthday anniversary Billie Holiday

Herman Leonard, Billie Holiday, NYC, 1949, (2007.90.65) (c) Herman Leonard Photography, LLC Today is the 100th birthday anniversary of Billie Holiday. Billie Holiday was born on April 7, 1915 and died on July 17, 1959 in New York City. Herman … Continue reading

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