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  1. Civil War Veterans at Mount Vernon

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    In this installment, Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective, investigates the mystery behind a group of men and women posed at Mount Vernon

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    • Halloween Costume Clues

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      Costume clues add up to a family Halloween tale.

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      • A Civil War Photo Identification Mystery--SOLVED!

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        A Library of Congress photo labeled "City Point, Virginia. Brig. Gen. John A. Rawlins, Chief of Staff with wife and child at the door of their quarters" tells the story of one man's…

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        • A Mother's Day Tribute

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          This photograph of seven women adding up the clues tells the story of the Schiedel sisters. Can you spot the pregnant woman?

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          • Hand Colored Photos in the Family Album

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            Based on the photos in our family albums, it's easy to think that our ancestors dressed in drab colors and lived in a black and white world. The reality of their fashion color choices is apparent…

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            • Thanksgiving at Lulu's

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              In this charming photo we catch a glimpse of an 1898 Thanksgiving Day gathering in South Dakota

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              • Mother's Day Tribute

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                • Our Country: Flags in Photographs

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                  As the Photo Detective, Maureen Taylor identifies and interprets photographs. In this short film she looks at the history of flags in pictures

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                  • A Summer Treat For You!

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                    Enjoy this slideshow of images of summertime fun!

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                    • Costumes of the Past--Vote for Your Favorite.

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                      Take a quick look at various costumes of years gone by. These were likely worn for plays, costume parties and in the twentieth century images...for Halloween. Thank you for voting. You can find…

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                      • School Days

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                        A historical look at back to school in photographs from the Library of Congress and from The Photo Detective's collection

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                        • Walt Whitman? Adding up Facial Clues

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                          Could this be a photo of Walt Whitman or is it a look-alike? Studying facial features is about examining details such as a person's eyes, the shape of their nose and even their eyebrows. Here's…

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