Glass Plate Negative of the United States Sanitary Commission Building

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Title

Glass Plate Negative of the United States Sanitary Commission Building

Description

This image depicts the U.S. Sanitary Commission building and flag in Richmond, Virginia. The photograph was taken in 1865. Standing in front of the building is a large group of men and women, including nurses who volunteered for the Commission and the soldiers who received care from them.

Subject

Sanitation
Health
Hygiene
Civil wars
Soldiers
Charitable organizations
Buildings
Nurses

Publisher

Hingham Public Library
United States National Archives and Records Administration

Date Created

1865

Rights

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Access Rights

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Format

JPEG

Extent

1.50 MB

Language

English

Type

Glass negatives

Spatial Coverage

Richmond (Va.)

Temporal Coverage

1865

Citation

“Glass Plate Negative of the United States Sanitary Commission Building,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed June 26, 2022, https://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/293.