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Mathew B. Brady

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(born circa 1823, near Lake George, N.Y., U.S.—died Jan. 15, 1896, New York, N.Y.) U.S. photographer. He learned to make daguerreotypes from Samuel F.B. Morse. In 1844 he opened the first of two studios in New York City and began photographing famous people (including Daniel Webster, Edgar Allan Poe, and Henry Clay). In 1847 Brady opened a studio in Washington, D.C., and there created, copied, and collected portraits of U.S. presidents. He achieved international fame with A Gallery of Illustrious Americans (1850). In 1861 he set out to make a complete record of the American Civil War with a staff of more than 20 photographers, including Timothy H. O'Sullivan and Alexander Gardner. He probably photographed the battles of Bull Run, Antietam, and Gettysburg himself.

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(born circa 1823, near Lake George, N.Y., U.S.—died Jan. 15, 1896, New York, N.Y.) U.S. photographer. He learned to make daguerreotypes from Samuel F.B. Morse. In 1844 he opened the first of two studios in New York City and began photographing famous people (including Daniel Webster, Edgar Allan Poe, and Henry Clay). In 1847 Brady opened a studio in Washington, D.C., and there created, copied, and collected portraits of U.S. presidents. He achieved international fame with A Gallery of Illustrious Americans (1850). In 1861 he set out to make a complete record of the American Civil War with a staff of more than 20 photographers, including Timothy H. O'Sullivan and Alexander Gardner. He probably photographed the battles of Bull Run, Antietam, and Gettysburg himself.

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Brady is a village in Lincoln County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the North Platte, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 366 at the 2000 census. It is the site of Jay Novacek's Upper 84 Ranch.

Geography

Brady is located at (41.022792, -100.367828).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 366 people, 155 households, and 110 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,117.9 people per square mile (428.2/km²). There were 170 housing units at an average density of 519.2/sq mi (198.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.91% White, 0.27% Native American, 0.27% Asian, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.27% of the population.

There were 155 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.0% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 92.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $29,000, and the median income for a family was $33,889. Males had a median income of $26,563 versus $16,833 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,024. About 12.5% of families and 15.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.4% of those under age 18 and 10.3% of those age 65 or over.

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