Gateway to the 19th Century: The William Steinway Diary Homepage

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials, Primary Sources
Date Posted: 12/23/2010

Beginning eight days after the first shots of the American Civil War were fired and three days before his wedding, William Steinway’s remarkable diary bears witness to one of the most dynamic periods in American history. This website examines the life of William Steinway and the display of his diary at the Smithsonian.