1860 Currier & Ives stone lithograph advertising print for P. Barnum’s American Museum. The print features Barnum’s Premier Sideshow / Circus Freaks / Human Oddities Exhibit “Chang and Eng,” the original “Siamese Twins.
Thomas "Tad" Lincoln poses on April 1865 with his father President Lincoln in the Whitehouse. Tad outlived his father, but died of heart failure at the age of 18 on July One of the very few photos with Lincoln smiling!
Buffalo kill - America, military commanders ordered troops to kill buffalo - not for food, but to deny native Americans their source of food, push them into reservation life. Where millions of buffalo once roamed, only a few thousand animals remained.