The Oldest Photos Captured From Each State

28. Nevada

William Morris Stewart was not only a successful lawyer but an equally successful politician. He served as the 5th California Attorney General before becoming a Nevada senator.

By 1903, he was believed to be one of the richest men in the Senate due to his ownership of several silver mines. In 1964, he was inducted into the Hall of Great Westerners of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

Courtesy of Library of Congress

29. New Hampshire

Levi Woodbury, photographed in 1844, was a man of many talents. Serving as a Supreme Court justice, Senator, Governor, Secretary of the Treasury under President Jackson and President Martin Van Buren, and Secretary of the Navy under President Jackson.

Courtesy of Library of Congress

30. New Jersey

The exact year that William L. Dayton was photographed is unknown, it was believed to be taken between 1842 and 1851.

However, in 1856, he would write his name in the history books by becoming the first Republican vice-presidential nominee when nominated alongside John C. Frémont during the 1856 presidential election.

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