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Alabama /
Andrew Jackson, with the Tennessee forces, on the Hickory Grounds (Ala.) A.D. 1814

Andrew Jackson, with the Tennessee forces, on the Hickory Grounds (Ala...

Print shows Andrew Jackson, full-length portrait, sitting on a horse, facing right, with military troops in the background on the lower right. Includes quotes by and about Jackson.

A map of part of Alabama & Florida, showing the route of the proposed Columbus & Pensacola Rail Road, accompanying the report of Major J. D. Graham, U.S. Topographical Engr. Feb. 6th, 1836; drawn chiefly from the original surveys in the Gen. Land Office at Washington by Wm. R. Palmer, U.S. Asst. Civil Engr.

A map of part of Alabama & Florida, showing the route of the proposed ...

Map of southern Alabama and part of western Florida showing roads, cities, and drainage.

New edition of MacBeth. Bank-oh's! Ghost

New edition of MacBeth. Bank-oh's! Ghost

Another satire on the Panic of 1837, again condemning Van Buren's continuation of predecessor Andrew Jackson's hard-money policies as the source of the crisis. Clay shows the president haunted by the ghost of C... more

Map of Georgia & Alabama exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads & c.; by David H. Burr (Late topographer to the Post Office), Geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S.

Map of Georgia & Alabama exhibiting the post offices, post roads, cana...

Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads.

Clar de kitchen

Clar de kitchen

Another Whig campaign satire, picturing incumbent Martin Van Buren and his Democratic advisers or "Kitchen Cabinet" routed by Whig candidate William Henry Harrison. In a domestic kitchen Harrison, dressed as a ... more

Expansion & contraction

Expansion & contraction

A ludicrous contrast of two influential Democrats, the obese Alabama Representative Dixon Hall Lewis and gaunt "Globe" editor Francis Preston Blair. The artist comments upon the unlikely alliance established in... more

Jackson quelling the mutiny

Jackson quelling the mutiny

Print shows Andrew Jackson, on horseback, raising a rifle to take aim at mutinous soldiers.

[Jeremiah Clemens, half-length portrait, facing front]

[Jeremiah Clemens, half-length portrait, facing front]

Democratic Senator from Alabama, 1849-1853.

Funeral obsequies of free-trade

Funeral obsequies of free-trade

A gloomy view of the effects of the Polk administration's Tariff of 1846. The artist echoes Whig condemnation of the measure as adverse to American trade. A funeral cortege, composed of administration supporter... more

Map showing the N.E. & S.W. Alabama R.R. with its connections also the principal routes between New York and New Orleans.

Map showing the N.E. & S.W. Alabama R.R. with its connections also the...

Outline map of the eastern United states including Cuba and the Gulf of Mexico. Shows the railroad network and steamship routes. Indicates the railroad land grant and the coal and iron deposits in Alabama. Dist... more

Auburn College, Ala. / T.B.

Auburn College, Ala. / T.B.

Print shows a front view of the main building; includes list of members of the "Executive Committee", "Agents", and "Building Committee", with "Revd. A. A. Lipscomb D.D. Chairman, Montgomery, Ala." as chairman ... more

The gladiators of the Senate! The bulley's of the House

The gladiators of the Senate! The bulley's of the House

The artist parodies recent outbreaks of violence in Congress, and offers a pointed comparison between the elevated rhetorical sparring in the Senate and a more physical brand of combat in the House of Represent... more

H. V. Poor's rail road map showing particularly the location and connections of the North East & South West Alabama Rail Road, by E. D. Sanford, Civil Engineer.

H. V. Poor's rail road map showing particularly the location and conne...

Covers the United States from the Mississippi River east, and from Maine to northern Florida. Includes drainage, relief by hachures, place names, state boundaries, canals, and the railroad network.

The Alabama State Fair - the Amphitheatre

The Alabama State Fair - the Amphitheatre

Horses and carriages parading around track; judges and band in center gazebo.

De Soto crossing the Tombigbee River / J.W. Orr, N.Y.

De Soto crossing the Tombigbee River / J.W. Orr, N.Y.

De Soto and men crossing the Tombigbee River on rafts, probably in Marengo County, Alabama.

El Alabama fabrica de tabacos de las mejores vegas de la vuelta abajo

El Alabama fabrica de tabacos de las mejores vegas de la vuelta abajo

Tobacco label showing bales of tobacco carried by several laborers from tobacco plantation to a sailboat moored below the plantation.

Union / painted by T.H. Matteson ; engraved by H.S. Sadd.

Union / painted by T.H. Matteson ; engraved by H.S. Sadd.

Print showing original image from 1852 with Henry Clay, sitting to the left of center, John Calhoun, and Daniel Webster standing at center, except that the plate has been reworked so that Abraham Lincoln (with ... more

Strong's dime caricatures. No. 4, "The schoolmaster abroad" at last

Strong's dime caricatures. No. 4, "The schoolmaster abroad" at last

The fourth in Strong's series of antisecessionist satires. Here the artist is optimistic about newly elected Abraham Lincoln's ability to end the secession movement among the Southern states. (The Library's imp... more

Capture of Mobile, Alabama

Capture of Mobile, Alabama

A regional view of Mobile and environs, encompassing Mobile, Blakely, Spanish Fort, Alabama City, Williamsburg, Fort Morgan, Fort Gaines, and Fort Orwell. Also shows defenses of Mobile Bay, including use of tor... more

The cabinet of the Confederate States at Montgomery / from photographs by Whitehurst, of Washington, and Hinton, of Montgomery, Alabama.

The cabinet of the Confederate States at Montgomery / from photographs...

Group portrait of the Confederate cabinet including President Jefferson Davis, Vice President Alexander Hamilton Stephens, Attorney General Judah P. Benjamin, Secretary of the Navy Stephen M. Mallory, Secretary... more

The fox without a tail

The fox without a tail

A satire on South Carolina's role as instigator of secessionism in the South. The artist may be lampooning the convention of seceded states which assembled at Montgomery, Alabama, on February 4, 1861. The promi... more

The city of Montgomery, Alabama, showing the state house where the congress of the Southern Confederacy meets on February 4, 1861

The city of Montgomery, Alabama, showing the state house where the con...

People in the street in front of the state Capitol building.

[Private Parris P. Casey of Company I, "Cherokee Rangers," 19th Alabama Infantry Regiment, with bayoneted musket]

[Private Parris P. Casey of Company I, "Cherokee Rangers," 19th Alabam...

Photograph shows identified soldier, Parris Pace Casey (1839-1863). (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012 and 1860 U.S. Federal Census, Ancestry.com)

Secession exploded

Secession exploded

This strongly anti-Confederate satire is a fantastical vision of the Union defeat of the secessionist movement. A hideous monster representing secession emerges from the water at left. He is hit by a charge fro... more

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