Infographics are great to help students visualize import parts of literature. I might mimic this board and have students create a smaller (and a bit less detailed) info graphic of their own for a literature circle novel.
Incredible photos reveal what life was like in the 19th century
"Most Common Photographic Types of the Century" ~ Nearly all consumer photographs in the were produced by one of these technologies. By recognizing the photographic format, you can more easily date the photo and your ancestor.