A Woman Ahead Of Her Time | Walter Edgar's Journal - Episode 3


Martha Daniels analyzes the albums’ “Panoramic Breadth,” and how Mary Chesnut was an educated woman ‘ahead of her time.’ Along with photos of famous Southerners, the albums also feature photographs of prominent Northerners, and foreign dignitaries, including Pope Pius IX. 

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