Shows the area of Henrico County, Va., between Cold Harbor and White Oak Swamp. The Chicahominy River and the Richmond & York River Railroad are indicated.
Photograph shows Barbara Frietchie, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front. Mounted on card with poem titled in her name by John Greenleaf Whittier.
Glass transparency stereograph shows Union cannoneers preparing for an attack as infantry soldiers line up in the distance by the Chickahominy River, near Fair Oaks, Virginia, in June, 1862.
This map shows an area of Henrico County, Va., east of the city of Richmond and south of the Chickahominy River, where the Battle of Fair Oaks, or Seven Pines, took place 31 May-1 June 1862. Confederate Gen. J... more
Print shows a view from the northwest of the temporary buildings erected for the Great Central Fair in 1864 on Logan Square in Philadelphia, with the SS Peter and Paul Cathedral on the far side. The three-week ... more
Two unusual chickens, raised by John Kriner(?) of Stetlersville, Pennsylvania, a Silver Frizzled Polish and a Silver Frizzled Jap.
Ferris wheel shown in the final stages of construction on June 11 or June 12, 1893. Only six cars are shown mounted on the wheel (ultimately there were thirty-six).
Logs being hauled by one team of horses from Mich. forest to Ontonogan river for the transport to Chicago, Feb. 26, 1893, for exhibit at the World's Columbian Exposition.
Photo shows Mrs. J.W. Gerard (Mary Daly), wife of lawyer and diplomat James Watson Gerard (1867-1951), who served as U.S. ambassador to Germany from 1913 to 1917. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010)