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[A farmer plowing a field]

[A farmer plowing a field]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Ruralia commoda. [Augsburg] : Johann Schüssler, ca. 16 Feb. (XIIII Kal. Mart.) 1471. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / ... more

Agriculture, labourage

Agriculture, labourage

Print shows plowing and planting in a farm setting, also shows a view of a harrow and a plow. Title from item. Illus. in: Encyclopédie; ou, Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une s... more

[Engraving from Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 60, Agriculture, Jardinage]

[Engraving from Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 60, Agriculture, Jard...

Illus. in: Diderot. Encyclopédie, ou, Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, v. 1, pl. 60. Livourne, 1770-1775. Reference copy may be in LOT 4434B. This record contains unverified, old dat... more

[Engraving from Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 9, Agriculture]

[Engraving from Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 9, Agriculture]

Illus. in: Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 9. Illus. in: Diderot. Encyclopédie, ou, Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, v. 1, pl. 9. Livourne, 1770-1775. Reference copy may be in LOT 4... more

[Engraving from Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 1, Agriculture, Labourage]

[Engraving from Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 1, Agriculture, Labou...

Illus. in: Diderot. Encyclopédie, ou, Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, v. 1, pl. 1. Livourne, 1770-1775. Reference copy may be in LOT 4434B. This record contains unverified, old data... more

[Title page engraved vignette: allegory of America resting her shield to engage in art, education, agriculture, and naval commerce]

[Title page engraved vignette: allegory of America resting her shield ...

Engraving by Thackara & Vallance - C.W. Peale, del't. Illus. in: Title page of The Universal Asylum and Columbian Magazine for 1790. vol. V. Philadelphia. Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr). This record contains unve... more

[Delicata squash with plant vines growing in the background]

[Delicata squash with plant vines growing in the background]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Watermelon with plant growing in the background]

[Watermelon with plant growing in the background]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Parsnips or carrots with plant growing in the background]

[Parsnips or carrots with plant growing in the background]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Kabocha squash with plant growing in the background]

[Kabocha squash with plant growing in the background]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Red peppers with plant growing in the background]

[Red peppers with plant growing in the background]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Satoimo taro potato with plant growing in the background]

[Satoimo taro potato with plant growing in the background]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Bamboo shoot with plant growing in the background]

[Bamboo shoot with plant growing in the background]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Scallions with plant growing in the background]

[Scallions with plant growing in the background]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Eggplants with plant growing in the background]

[Eggplants with plant growing in the background]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Sweet potato or yam with plant growing in the background]

[Sweet potato or yam with plant growing in the background]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Pale green squash with white flesh and many seeds, with plant vines growing in the background]

[Pale green squash with white flesh and many seeds, with plant vines g...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Daikon radish with plant growing in the background]

[Daikon radish with plant growing in the background]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

The president, directors, & co. of the Middle District Bank promise to pay blank or bearer, Ten dollars, on demand Peter Maverick

The president, directors, & co. of the Middle District Bank promise to...

Print shows a "Ten" dollar bank note with a large bull standing at center above the words "State of New-York", with symbols of agriculture and and commerce at the right and left margins. Title from item. Signed... more

Amity enterprise

Amity enterprise

Print shows a Native man sitting on a log on the left, a bundle of arrows at his feet and a tomahawk peace pipe between his legs, he is offering an ear of corn to a pioneer who is sitting on a tree stump on the... more

Jackson ticket. Agriculture, commerce and manufactures

Jackson ticket. Agriculture, commerce and manufactures

Election ticket with image of anchor, bales, and barrels on a shore, and sailing vessels beyond. Trunk in foreground is labeled "Edes Print" (printer's imprint)?

Jackson ticket.  Agriculture, commerce and manufactures

Jackson ticket. Agriculture, commerce and manufactures

Election ticket with image of a three-masted sailing vessel. Title appears as it is written on the item. Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 / Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1828-6.

[Study for bank-note vignette: Ceres or agriculture]

[Study for bank-note vignette: Ceres or agriculture]

Purchase; John Carbonell; 1980, (DLC/PP-1981:026.4).

York County Agricultural Society for the promotion of agriculture, horticulture, and the mechanic, domestic, and household arts / J. Queen del. ; P.S. Duval & Co. Lith press Phil.

York County Agricultural Society for the promotion of agriculture, hor...

Print shows a certificate with vignettes on the sides, top, and bottom showing a pastoral scene at top with farm animals (horses, pigs, cows, and sheep) grazing in pastures, with a city in the background, on th... more

York County Agricultural Society, for the promotion of agriculture, horticulture, and the mechanic, domestic, and household arts / J. Queen delt. ; lith. of P.S. Duval & Co.

York County Agricultural Society, for the promotion of agriculture, ho...

Print shows a certificate with vignettes on the sides, top, and bottom showing a pastoral scene at top with farm animals (horses, pigs, cows, and sheep) grazing in pastures, with a city in the background, on th... more

California, in-doors and out; or, How we farm, mine, and live generally in the Golden State

California, in-doors and out; or, How we farm, mine, and live generall...

During her three years as matron of the Female Prison at Sing Sing, 1844-1848, Eliza Burhans Farnham (1815-1864) tried to institute reforms based on phrenology. Discharged from the post, she soon learned that h... more

Ramblings in California : containing a description of the country, life at the mines, state of society, &c. Interspersed with characteristic anecdotes, and sketches from life, being the five years' experience of a gold digger

Ramblings in California : containing a description of the country, lif...

Pringle Shaw was a Briton or Canadian who spent five years in California in the 1850s. Ramblings in California (1857?) falls into two parts. The first half is an analytical study of California's varied resident... more

Diploma of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture, awarded to [blank] at the annual exhibition held at Powelton, Philada. Sept. 1860 / Schmolze 1860 ; J. Queen ; P.S. Duval & Son. Lith. Philada.

Diploma of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture, awarded...

Print shows two young men leading an ox team pulling a wagon loaded with hay on which a woman and children are riding; also shows farm animals and two female figures possibly representing Demeter, the goddess o... more

[Diploma of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture, awarded to [blank] at the annual exhibition held at Powelton, Philada. Sept. 1860] / Schmolze 1860 ; J. Queen.

[Diploma of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture, awarde...

Print shows two young men leading an ox team pulling a wagon loaded with hay on which a woman and children are riding; also shows farm animals and two female figures possibly representing Demeter, the goddess o... more

[The Waltham Bank one hundred dollar private bank note proof]

[The Waltham Bank one hundred dollar private bank note proof]

Print shows vignettes of sailors on wharf with steamship; girl and boy with grazing cows and sheep; and factory. Title devised by Library staff. On verso: Deposited April 8, 1862. The Waltham bank, proprs. See ... more

[The Waltham Bank twenty dollar private bank note proof]

[The Waltham Bank twenty dollar private bank note proof]

Print shows vignettes of goddesses with grain and a scythe, possibly Ceres; a woman fetching water and horses drinking at a trough; and a woman working a spinning wheel as a factory operates in the distance. Ti... more

The tax on tobacco. Extract of the bi-monthly report of the commissioners of agriculture, dated October 31st 1864 ... Respectfully J. S. Gans. New York, Dec. 1, 1864.

The tax on tobacco. Extract of the bi-monthly report of the commission...

Title. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 125, Folder 30.

Sposoby orosheniia pashnei. Vodopod"emnaia [sic] mashina u Kirgiz

Sposoby orosheniia pashnei. Vodopod"emnaia [sic] mashina u Kirgiz

Photograph shows an ox-drawn water-pumping machine being used by a Kyrgyz to irrigate fields. Illus. in: Turkestanskii al'bom, chast' promyslovai︠a︡, 1871-1872, part 3, p. 31. Title from item.

The great November contest. Patriotism: versus Bummerism

The great November contest. Patriotism: versus Bummerism

The strongly racist character of the Democratic presidential campaign of 1868 is displayed full-blown in this elaborate attack on Reconstruction and Republican support of Negro rights. Horses with the heads of ... more

Louis the interpreter & matador de los Apaches Pasquial, Pimo [i.e., Pima] captain - fond of agriculture.

Louis the interpreter & matador de los Apaches Pasquial, Pimo [i.e., P...

Three-quarter length portraits. Titles transcribed from mount. Illus. in album: Series of photographic views and portraits of Arizona and Arizona Indian tribes / Charles Gentile. Nos. 123 (bottom) and 126 (top).

Letters from the Pacific slope; or First impressions

Letters from the Pacific slope; or First impressions

Harvey Rice (1800-1891), a Cleveland lawyer and newspaper publisher, and his wife traveled by rail to California in 1869. Letters from the Pacific slope (1870) contains Rice's account of that journey, broken by... more

The sunset land; or, The great Pacific slope

The sunset land; or, The great Pacific slope

John Todd (1800-1873), a Congregationalist clergyman in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, wrote widely and published several religious magazines. The sunset land (1870) contains Todd's experiences as a visitor to Cali... more

Uncle Sam is rich enough to give us all a farm. Homes in the West! The free lands of Dakota! The territory of Dakota contains the most desirable government lands for the purpose of agriculture in all its branches that are now open to settlement

Uncle Sam is rich enough to give us all a farm. Homes in the West! The...

Public land.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 13, Folder 2a.

Six months in California

Six months in California

J.G. Player-Frowd was an English visitor to California in the early 1870s. Six months in California (1872) is a traveler's guide based on that visit, recounting stays in Omaha, Salt Lake City, the Sierras, Lake... more

California: for health, pleasure, and residence. A book for travellers and settlers

California: for health, pleasure, and residence. A book for travellers...

Charles Nordhoff (1830-1901) and his family came to America from Prussia when he was a boy and settled in Cincinnati, Ohio. Winning a reputation as a journalist and writer on the sea, Nordhoff was managing edit... more

Map of Comanche County : state of Texas showing the extent of all public surveys, land grants and all other official information, compiled from the records of the General Land office at Austin, showing also the geology, agriculture and other important details carefully selected from authentic sources /

Map of Comanche County : state of Texas showing the extent of all publ...

Relief shown by hachures. Shows landownership. "The Texas Land and Immigration Co. of New York." LC Land ownership maps, 933 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

International Exhibition, Phila., Pa.: Arbor of Plows - Agriculture Hall

International Exhibition, Phila., Pa.: Arbor of Plows - Agriculture Ha...

Stereo copyrighted by the Centennial Photo. Co. No. 2300. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

California notes

California notes

Charles Beebe Turrill (1854-1927) was a California historian and promoter. California notes (1876) is a guide for travellers, offering details of the state's weather, geology, and vegetation as well as recommen... more

International Exhibition, Phila., Pa.: Agriculture Hall from South Gallery

International Exhibition, Phila., Pa.: Agriculture Hall from South Gal...

Stereo copyrighted by the Centennial Photographic Co. No. 2266. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Cannons; Horticulture; Agriculture; Photog. Hist.; Shelf.

Two years in California

Two years in California

A resident of Marietta, Ohio, Mary Cone spent two years in California in the 1870s. Two years in California (1876) is more a guide than a first-person narrative of her experiences in the West. She treats the st... more

Map of San Saba County : exhibiting the extent of public surveys, land grants, and other official information ; compiled from the records of the General Land Office at Austin, showing also geology, agriculture, and mineral districts and all important details /

Map of San Saba County : exhibiting the extent of public surveys, land...

Relief shown in hachures. Shows landownership. LC Land ownership maps, 1122 Inset view of San Saba City. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

International Exhibition, Phila., Pa.: Agriculture Hall from North Gallery

International Exhibition, Phila., Pa.: Agriculture Hall from North Gal...

Stereo copyrighted by the Centennial Photographic Co. No. 2269. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Cannons; Horticulture; Agriculture; Photog. Hist.; Shelf.

Letters from California: its mountains, valleys, plains, lakes, rivers, climate and productions. Also its railroads, cities, towns and people, as seen in 1876

Letters from California: its mountains, valleys, plains, lakes, rivers...

David L. Phillips (1823-1880) took his tubercular son to California in 1876 in hope that the change of climate would aid the boy. Letters from California (1877) were originally published in the Illinois State J... more

Cha (tea)

Cha (tea)

Drawing shows a branch, leaves, and blossoms of a tea tree. Title from item. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Agriculture" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collectio... more

Raincoat, umbrella hat, brush hook, spade, hoe, sickle

Raincoat, umbrella hat, brush hook, spade, hoe, sickle

Drawings show, in top illustration, a raincoat and a traditional conical hat; and in bottom illustration, four farm implements.

[Mame - green bean or pea plant showing vine, leaves, pods, and blossoms] / Kanemori.

[Mame - green bean or pea plant showing vine, leaves, pods, and blosso...

Title from item. From the "Agriculture" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Kaki (persimmon)

Kaki (persimmon)

Drawing shows a kaki, or Japanese persimmon, with stem, part of branch, and leaves. Title from item. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Agriculture" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of... more

[Mame - pea or bean plant showing vine, leaves, pods, and blossoms] / Matsuwo[?].

[Mame - pea or bean plant showing vine, leaves, pods, and blossoms] / ...

Title from item. Slip of paper with Japanese text is pasted over portion of image at top center. From the "Agriculture" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part ... more

Momo (peach)

Momo (peach)

Drawing shows a peach, with stem, branch, leaves, and blossoms. Title from item. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Agriculture" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray colle... more

Agricultural laborer

Agricultural laborer

Drawing shows a 19th century Japanese farm worker with shoulder pole carrying baskets of produce. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Sep. 1878. Gift; Mrs. David Murra... more

Spade, flail, harrow

Spade, flail, harrow

Drawing shows a 19th century Japanese spade, flail, and harrow. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Sep. 1878. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murr... more

Awa - goma / Kanemori.

Awa - goma / Kanemori.

Drawing shows two plants, a type of millet and a stalk showing sesame seeds and leaves. Title from item. From the "Agriculture" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. For... more

Cultivator

Cultivator

Drawing shows a 19th century Japanese cultivator. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Sep. 1878. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection.... more

Mikan

Mikan

Drawing shows the unshū mikan, a type of orange, with stem, part of branch, and leaves.

Harrow, hetchel, rake

Harrow, hetchel, rake

Drawing shows a 19th century Japanese horseshoe-shaped harrow, hetchel, and rake. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Oct. 1878. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms p... more

Tabako

Tabako

Drawing shows a stalk with leaves and blossoms of a tobacco plant. Title from item. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Agriculture" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray co... more

Water wheel

Water wheel

Drawing shows a 19th century Japanese farm worker pedaling a human-powered waterwheel. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Oct. 1878. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Fo... more

Dom. animals / drawn by Watanabe.

Dom. animals / drawn by Watanabe.

Drawing shows a domestic chicken. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Drawn by Watanabe Dec. 1878. From the "Agriculture" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part ... more

Momo (peach)

Momo (peach)

Drawing shows a peach, with stem, part of branch, leaves, and blossoms. Title from item. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Agriculture" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murr... more

A year of American travel

A year of American travel

Jessie Benton Frémont (1824-1902), the daughter of a Missouri Senator and wife of explorer John Charles Frémont, first came to California in 1849, when she and her young daughter spent six months at her husba... more

Travels with jottings. From midland to the Pacific

Travels with jottings. From midland to the Pacific

Edward Dwight Holton (1815-1892) was a New Hampshire-born Milwaukee merchant and banker who took his wife and grandson on a rail tour to California in November 1879. Travels with jottings (1880) describes that ... more

Industrial exhibition, Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society

Industrial exhibition, Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society

17096 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... more

Granite crags;

Granite crags;

Constance Frederica Gordon-Cumming (1837-1924) was an Englishwoman who sailed from Tahiti to San Francisco in April 1878 and remained in California for five months. Granite crags (1884) is a volume of her trave... more

Prospectus of a National Agricultural, Horticultural, Mineral, and Live Stock Exhibition

Prospectus of a National Agricultural, Horticultural, Mineral, and Liv...

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Southern Exposition Com... more

Ranch life in California. Extracted from the home correspondence of E.M.H

Ranch life in California. Extracted from the home correspondence of E....

The author, Evelyn M.H., was a young Englishwoman who accompanied her husband and his two brothers to California in 1885. Ranch life in California (1886) is based on her letters home, beginning with her Atlanti... more

A California tramp and later footprints; or, Life on the plains and in the Golden state thirty years ago, with miscellaneous sketches in prose and verse ... Illustrated with thirty-nine wood and photo-engravings

A California tramp and later footprints; or, Life on the plains and in...

Thaddeus S. Kenderdine made his way from Philadelphia to Michigan in 1858, staying only a month before he determined to head to California. He remained for only a year, returning to New York in 1859. A Californ... more

[Enrique M. Nelson, Argentinian Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left] / / Cognet, Paris.

[Enrique M. Nelson, Argentinian Commissioner of Agriculture and Forest...

Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in BIOG FILE. Autobiographical statement is in the Supplemental Biographical File. In 1894, John Boyd Thacher requested portraits for a collection about judges and... more

Wythe County, Va. with part of Pulaski Co. : products of soil, ores, rocks, railways, roads, furnaces, etc., etc. /

Wythe County, Va. with part of Pulaski Co. : products of soil, ores, r...

Shows geology, economics and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Copyright 1888, by C.R. Boyd." LC Land ownership maps, 1368 Includes "Explanation of Colors." Available also through the Library ... more

Notes of two trips to California and return, taken in 1883 and 1886-7,

Notes of two trips to California and return, taken in 1883 and 1886-7,

Solomon Mead (1808-1897) of Greenwich, Connecticut, first visited California in 1883 as part of a Cook's railroad tour, the "Continental Excursion Party," and he returned with one of his sons in 1886 by steamsh... more

Commissioner Butler to Captain Tillman. I have just read Captain B. R. Tillman's charges against the Department of Agriculture and against myself, made in his Greenville speech ... A. P. Butler. Commissioner of Agriculture, Columbia, S. C. June

Commissioner Butler to Captain Tillman. I have just read Captain B. R....

On verso: 1890, June 12. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 173, Folder 26.

Far-West sketches,

Far-West sketches,

Jessie Benton Frémont (1824-1902), the daughter of a Missouri Senator and wife of explorer John Charles Frémont, first came to California in 1849, when she and her young daughter spent six months at her husba... more

Our Italy,

Our Italy,

Famed essayist and journalist Charles Dudley Warner (1829-1900) was the editor of the Hartford, Connecticut, Courant and a contributing editor to Harper's Magazine. Our Italy (1891) is Warner's account of a tri... more

Study for figure of Agriculture in the mural Peace and prosperity

Study for figure of Agriculture in the mural Peace and prosperity

Study drawing shows Agriculture, a nude male, facing left and holding a stick upright. The mural Peace and prosperity was installed in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress in 1896. Gift; American A... more

A preliminary agricultural map of Tennessee based on the distribution of geological formations.

A preliminary agricultural map of Tennessee based on the distribution ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Happy days in southern California,

Happy days in southern California,

Frederick Hastings Rindge (1857-1905) moved from Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Los Angeles in 1882 and bought the famed rancho at Malibu, which he dubbed "Laudamus Farm." Happy days in southern California (1898)... more

[Trans-Mississippi and international exposition, Omaha, Neb.]: Agriculture Bldg.

[Trans-Mississippi and international exposition, Omaha, Neb.]: Agricul...

Swan boat on lagoon in foregrd. Photo copyrighted by F.A. Rinehart, Omaha. No. 449. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Boats...; Exhibitions; Photog. I.; Neb. Om... more

Its good is doubtful - its harm is certain / Keppler.

Its good is doubtful - its harm is certain / Keppler.

Print shows two smug, well-dressed men, one labeled "Exporter" and the other labeled "Farmer" riding in a fine carriage driven by the Roman god Mercury, his cape labeled "Commerce", and drawn by two horses labe... more

Eldorado; or, California as seen by a pioneer, 1850-1900

Eldorado; or, California as seen by a pioneer, 1850-1900

David Augustus Shaw left Marengo, Illinois, in 1850 for the overland trail to California, where he settled in Pasadena and was an active member of the local Society of Pioneers. Eldorado (1900) records Shaw's f... more

Glimpses of California and the missions,

Glimpses of California and the missions,

Helen Hunt Jackson (1830-1885) of Amherst, Massachusetts, turned to writing after the death of her first husband in 1863. Her marriage to William Jackson, a wealthy Denver Quaker, brought her to the West in 187... more

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