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Topic: columbia

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The three days of May 1844. Columbia mourns her citizens slain

The three days of May 1844. Columbia mourns her citizens slain

A memorial to nativist casualties of the violent clashes occurring between anti-foreigner "Native Americans" and Irish-American Catholics in Kensington, Philadelphia, May 6 through 8, 1844. The female figure o... more

Astoria, Columbia River

Astoria, Columbia River

Oregon. View with large U.S. flag in mid-grd.; river and mtn. in backgrd.

Social dancing inconsistent with a Christian profession and baptismal vows: a sermon, preached in the Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., June 17, 1849,

Social dancing inconsistent with a Christian profession and baptismal ...

Taken from a sermon delivered 17 June 1849, Palmerʾs book is typical of midnineteenth-century antidance literature. He declares that the seventeen references to dance in the Bible are all performed by one sex, ... more

Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philadelphia R.R. 4 miles below its junction with the Columbia R.R. & terminating at the R.R. bridge at Gray's Ferry; showing it to be the easiest & most economical route for avoiding the inclined plans & approaching the city of Philadelphia; surveyed February, 1849.

Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philadelphia R....

The distance and cost of grading is tabulated at the lower right of the map. The area covered is along Mill Creek and from the Lancaster Pike to Schuylkill River.

The Sons of Columbia. A national song. Written for the Fourth of July and set to music by Theodore Ascherfeld, Havre De Grace, Md. / Lith. by Otto Knirsch, Phila.

The Sons of Columbia. A national song. Written for the Fourth of July ...

Music cover showing soldiers on parade, probably in Philadelphia, Pa.

Map of the Reading & Columbia Rail Road connecting New York via the Jersey Central, Reading and Columbia, with Baltimore and Washington, together with Western R.R. connections to Wheeling and Pittsburg [sic]; compiled by S. P. Kase.

Map of the Reading & Columbia Rail Road connecting New York via the Je...

Sketch map of eastern Pennsylvania and northern Maryland indicating the railroad network and the connections with the coal fields. Shows major drainage, cities and towns, and four main coal field areas.

Columbia and her rejected suitor

Columbia and her rejected suitor

A fond yet sardonic tribute to the aging Massachusetts statesman Daniel Webster, whose final bid for the Whig presidential nomination was defeated by Winfield Scott in 1852. The artist is wryly critical of the... more

Map of the Pennsylvania Rail Road, from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic] and of the Columbia & Lancaster & Harrisburg R.R.s from Philadelphia to Harrisburg. H. Haupt, Chf. Eng., J. P. & J. Lesley, Jr. Topographers, J. G. Shoemaker, engr.

Map of the Pennsylvania Rail Road, from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic] ...

Topographic strip map of Pennsylvania between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh showing drainage, relief by form lines, county boundaries, cities and towns. A list of stations and distances is given to the right of the map.

First party of Boundary Commission prepared to embark at Esquimalt for the Frazer River, British Columbia

First party of Boundary Commission prepared to embark at Esquimalt for...

Photograph shows group portrait of members of the British North American Boundary Commission survey party at Esquimalt, Vancouver Island.

Columbia rules the sea

Columbia rules the sea

An emblem of an eagle supported by two American flags, illustrates the sheet music cover for a song by Josiah D. Canning. The eagle's wings are spread and its mouth holds a streamer with the composer's sobrique... more

Fort Shepherd, Columbia River no. 2

Fort Shepherd, Columbia River no. 2

Photograph shows exterior view of two buildings at the Hudson Bay Co. post at Fort Shepherd, British Columbia.

No. 2, log huts, winter quarters of the Br. N. Am. Boundary Commission on the banks of the Columbia two miles above the Hudson Bay Cos. post at Colville

No. 2, log huts, winter quarters of the Br. N. Am. Boundary Commission...

Photograph shows bird's-eye view of 15 or more log cabins near Fort Colville, Washington, with the Columbia River in the middle distance.

View in the Nehoialpity Valley British Columbia no. 2

View in the Nehoialpity Valley British Columbia no. 2

Photograph shows line of trees at the edge of a forest with meadow in the foreground and mountains in the background.

United States military post, Fort Vancouver, Columbia River - General Harney's house beside flagstaff, May 1859 [sic]

United States military post, Fort Vancouver, Columbia River - General ...

Photograph shows view of the U.S. military post at Fort Vancouver, on the Columbia River; identifies General William Selby Harney's house on the right by the flag pole.

Stephen finding his mother

Stephen finding his mother

Northern Democratic presidential candidate Stephen A. Douglas was widely criticized for his campaign tours of the country--an unusual practice for a presidential nominee. In an attempt to evade such opprobrium ... more

Block house, upper Cascades, Columbia River - scene of a massacre of whites by the Indians, view taken May 1860

Block house, upper Cascades, Columbia River - scene of a massacre of w...

Photograph shows a blockhouse and another building in a clearing in a densely wooded area along the Columbia River in the Cascade Range.

The gold mining town of Rock Creek, British Columbia, 1860

The gold mining town of Rock Creek, British Columbia, 1860

Photograph shows a cluster of log buildings, one identified as a restaurant, of the gold mining town, Rock Creek, British Columbia, as seen from a hillside above the town, with the creek in the background.

Hudson's Bay Co's. Fort Colville, Columbia River, 1860

Hudson's Bay Co's. Fort Colville, Columbia River, 1860

Photograph shows a cluster of buildings of the Hudson's Bay Company Post at Fort Colville on an expanse of plains with hills and mountains in the background.

Fort Vancouver, Hudson's Bay Co's. post, Columbia River, enclosing tents of N. A. [i.e., North American] Boundary Commission, May 1860

Fort Vancouver, Hudson's Bay Co's. post, Columbia River, enclosing ten...

Photograph shows view of buildings and tents at the Hudson's Bay Company's post at Fort Vancouver, on the Columbia River. The British North American Boundary Commission survey crews arrived at Fort Vancouver in... more

H. B. Co's. [i.e., Hudson's Bay Company's] post, Fort Vancouver, Columbia River - officers' mess house and quarters, May 1860

H. B. Co's. [i.e., Hudson's Bay Company's] post, Fort Vancouver, Colum...

Photograph shows view officers' quarters and other buildings at the Hudson's Bay Company's post at Fort Vancouver, on the Columbia River.

U.S. post, lower Cascades, Columbia River - guard house, May 1860

U.S. post, lower Cascades, Columbia River - guard house, May 1860

Photograph shows the guard house and cannon at a United States Army post on the Columbia River in the lower Cascade Range.

Indian encampment, Dalles of the Columbia, May 1860

Indian encampment, Dalles of the Columbia, May 1860

Photograph shows tipis at a Native American encampment.

Mule laden with casks - Boundary Commission huts, Colville, Columbia R.

Mule laden with casks - Boundary Commission huts, Colville, Columbia R...

Photograph shows three men with a mule with two casks tied to its back at the British North American Boundary Commission base in Colville; also shows two Boundary Commission huts.

Mistress Columbia, who has been taking a nap, suddenly wakes up and calls her noisy scholars to order / J.M.L.

Mistress Columbia, who has been taking a nap, suddenly wakes up and ca...

Columbia seated at desk at the front of a classroom with members of Congress seated on each side of the room divided by the Mason-Dixon line, the North on the left and the South on the right; there is fighting ... more

U.S. military post, lower Cascades, Columbia River, May 1860

U.S. military post, lower Cascades, Columbia River, May 1860

Photograph shows buildings at a United States Army post on the Columbia River in the lower Cascade Range; snow covered mountain in the background.

Panorama, Vancouver, Columbia River no. 1

Panorama, Vancouver, Columbia River no. 1

Photograph shows exterior view of buildings from across broad field.

Part of the Kettle Falls of the Columbia

Part of the Kettle Falls of the Columbia

Photograph shows the Kettle Falls portion of the Columbia River in Washington.

Studio, Columbia, S.C.

Studio, Columbia, S.C.

Drawing shows bust portrait of American Indian man wearing feathers and beaded headband, witha small cameo portrait hanging on his neck.

New state house, Columbia, S.C.

New state house, Columbia, S.C.

Photograph of a drawing by Henry Kirke Brown, who had received a sculpture commission for the state capitol. Project halted by the American Civil War.

[Kootenai group] A 60 lb. Columbia River salmon.

[Kootenai group] A 60 lb. Columbia River salmon.

Photographs show (top) four Kootenai women, one a young girl and one with an infant, full-length portrait, seated and standing against blanket in front of a log cabin, facing front, wearing native dress, and (b... more