Displaying 1 - 18 of 18 photos from 1869:

A native American man looking over the newly completed transcontinental railroad in Nevada, 1869.
One of the oldest known photos of a Klansman in costume (many ex-confederate soldiers were denied the right to bear arms, so he's holding a spiked club), taken around 1869.
Two leaders of the Finnish criminal gang Isoo-Joukko in chains, 1869
Harriet Tubman in her Auburn, New York home three years after the Civil War. 1868-1869 Photographed by Benjamin F. Powelson.
Promontory Point, Utah. East and West sides of the Transcontinental Railroad meet on May 10, 1869, as they lay the last spike made from gold, finishing the railroad .
The outskirts of the emerging capital city Athens, and the ruins of Parthenon (built during 447 BC - 432 BC, during Classical Greece, on the Athenian Acropolis), Kingdom of Greece, c. 1869.
Luh-Sa-Coo-Re-Culla-Ha (Particular Time of Day or Esteemed Sun). Pawnee. Photo by Jackson Brothers Omaha, NE, 1869.
A ceremony marking the completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad, it was held at Promontory Summit in the Utah Territory on May 10, 1869.
A native American man looking over the newly completed transcontinental railroad in Nevada, 1869.
Former commander of the confederate army Robert E. Lee in the years after the civil war, wearing civilian clothing, taken one year before his death in may 1869.
The daughters of Karl Marx, Jenny Carolina and Jenny Laura Marx, named after their mother Jenny von Westphalen, 1869
Charles W. Cook shakes hands with Yellowstone Superintendent Horace Albright on the park's 50th anniversary in 1922. Cook helped lead the 1869 expedition that led to Yellowstone becoming the country's first national park.
Sher Ali Khan (in the center with his son) and his delegation in Ambala, near Lahore, 1869.
Karl Marx with his daughter Jenny in 1869
Chaldean man, Eastern Turkey 1869
Luh-Sa-Coo-Re-Culla-Ha (Particular Time of Day or Esteemed Sun). Pawnee. Photo by Jackson Brothers (Omaha, NE). 1869. (Source - Princeton Digital Library.)
Weber Canyon, Utah, Steam Locomotive Train 1869
U.S. Army troops with a 15-inch Rodman cannon at Alcatraz near San Francisco, California, c. 1869
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