New England Press Association Photograph Album
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Press association organized in the late 1860s from the Boston Press Association. Merged into the Associated Press in 1897. Sixty-four photographs taken on a tour of a group of New England Press Association members to North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Maryland. Photographs include scenes of Belle Meade, a horse farm in Tennessee owned by Civil War Confederate General William Hicks Jackson (1835-1903). Also includes scenes of the wreck of an East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia railroad car at Rock Bridge, Tennessee; Luray Caverns in Virginia; Antietam Civil War battle site; the Tennessee State Capitol; and the East Tennessee and North Carolina Railroad. Original materials were returned to depositor, but images are available online.
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