74Results for "photographs"
The Potter Family of Prospect and Palmer Houses
Prospect House and Palmer House, both now University properties, have deep links to the Potters—a slaveholding family with strong ties to Georgia as well as to Princeton and the College of New Jersey.
Counting Princetonians in the Civil War
Extensive research by the Princeton University Archives staff has determined that over 600 Princeton students and alumni fought in the Civil War. Of these, 86 died in the conflict—48 for the Confederacy, and 38 for the Union.
African Americans on Campus, 1746-1876
African Americans were a constant presence at the College of New Jersey as servants, support staff, research and teaching assistants, and students. They labored under harsh conditions on a campus dominated by racism and white supremacy.
Princeton and the Civil War
The Civil War divided Princeton as well as the United States along regional lines, complicating the university’s patriotic history of wartime service as students and alumni fought in both the Union and Confederate forces.
James Moore Wayne
A daguerreotype of James Moore Wayne, Princeton class of 1808.
Garrett Cochran in uniform
Photograph of Garrett Cochran (class of 1898) in uniform. Cochran served as a Lieutenant in Field Artillery during World War I.
Alexander T. Ormond
Photograph of Professor Alexander T. Ormond, who taught several African American graduate students during the late 19th century.
Portrait of Joseph Henry
An early daguerreotype of Professor Joseph Henry.
John C. Breckinridge during the Mexican-American War
Photograph of Major John C. Breckinridge in US Army Uniform during the Mexican-American War.