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
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
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.
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.
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.
Photograph shows group portrait of members of the British North American Boundary Commission survey party at Esquimalt, Vancouver Island.
Photograph shows bird's-eye view of 15 or more log cabins near Fort Colville, Washington, with the Columbia River in the middle distance.
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.
Photograph shows a blockhouse and another building in a clearing in a densely wooded area along the Columbia River in the Cascade Range.
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.
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.
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
Photograph shows view officers' quarters and other buildings at the Hudson's Bay Company's post at Fort Vancouver, on the Columbia River.
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.
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
Photograph shows buildings at a United States Army post on the Columbia River in the lower Cascade Range; snow covered mountain in the background.