Print shows a calendar illustration for the month of December, showing pigs being slaughtered and processed, sheaves of wheat or corn readied for storage, cows and pigs gathered into the town square on the left... More
Print shows a cartouche of a New Jersey scene of trees, a fox, and a farm in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: The North American atlas, selected from the most authentic maps, charts, plans.... London... More
Print shows a tree stump in the foreground, a man tending a cow on the roadway, and a farm in the background, along the road from New Windsor, New York, to Morristown, New Jersey. Title from item. Illus. in: Th... More
Print shows panoramic view of farms and farmland with the Delaware River in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscellany. Philadelphia : Printed for Seddon, Spotswo... More
Illus. in: William Walton, Narrative of Benjamin Gilbert, Philadelphia, 1790. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: RBD; BI WORKS; BI; Indians Attacks...; Pa. Hist.; Shelf.
Print shows the estate of Henry Livingston on the banks of the either the Delaware or Schuylkill rivers. Title from item. Illus. in: New York Magazine, 1791 (May). Reference copy in LOT 4385-E.
Print shows view of home and property of Moses Gill, with men gathering hay in the foreground. Title from item. Illus. from: The Massachusetts magazine, or, Monthly museum of knowledge and rational entertainmen... More
Print shows the Schuylkill River with houses and farms along the banks. Title from item. Illus. in: New York Magazine, 1793 (May). Reference copy in LOT 4384-C.
Print shows view of countryside with log buildings in Sussex County, New Jersey. Title from item. Illus. in: New York Magazine, 1794 (February). Reference copy in LOT 4385-C.
Print shows view of countryside with farm buildings along roadway in New Jersey. Title from item. Illus. in: New York Magazine, 1794 (June). Reference copy in LOT 4385-C.
Print shows a view from an elevated vantage point looking down a hillside at a lake or river with two persons standing at the end of a small peninsula, with farm buildings in the middle distance, and trees and ... More
Print shows a man, possibly Quaker preacher Richard Jordan, walking along a cart path with fenced areas to the right and left and his house in the background with outbuildings on both sides; a large cow or ox i... More
The artist supports Andrew Jackson's decision to withdraw federal funds from the Bank of the United States and distribute them among various state banks. Henry Clay and Bank president Nicholas Biddle's efforts... More
Print shows an exterior view of the house at Mount Vernon, facing the Potomac River, with people on the lawn and ships on the river. Title from item. Gift; Louis M. Rabinowitz; Jan. 5, 1948.
Significance: The farm house was used by General Alfred Pleasonton of the Union as a headquarters during the Battle of Gettysburg and also as a hospital by U.S. troops. Confederate Gen. William Barksdale died a... More
Shows farm boundaries and landowners' names. Hand colored to emphasize township boundaries and territories. Prime meridian: Washington D.C. Printed in western/eastern segments (sheets). LC copy imperfect: Britt... More
Print shows rural views of a farm, farmers, and livestock, also arrangements of farm produce, and a farmer driving a horse-drawn reaper, and a railroad at a factory or processing plant. Title from item. Caption... More
Drawing shows several anxiously waiting men with rifles, looking to the right, possibly a duck hunting party, on a levee with marsh grasses along the shore, which partially obscures two men in a rowboat, possib... More
Scale 1:42,240; 1 1/2 in. to a mile. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Cadastral map. Includes statistical data and ill. LC Land ownership maps, 234 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site... More
Title devised by Library staff. No. 1 of a six-part panorama of Victoria. In: Photographs of British Northwest Boundary Survey, 1858-1861.
"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1859 by Philip Nuan in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the western district of Pennsylvania." LC Land ownership maps, 642 Available also through the ... More
Scale [ca. 1:32,000]. LC Land ownership maps, 304 Landowners identified. Relief shown by hachures. Cut and mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Wall map showing farm outlines, owners' names, acreages, rural buildings, road network, and farm lanes. Hand col. to distinguish individual farms and roads. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Originall... More
Township wall map showing individual farms, farmstead buildings, landowners' names, and farm acreages. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored to emphasize individual farms. "Entered according to act of Congress... More
Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 5090, no. 229. Purchase; G.V. Yudin; 1906. Forms part of: Yudin Collection (Library of Congress).
LC Land ownership maps, 597 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes distance table, views of public, and residential properties. Insets: Sullivan, Sullivan Tp -- Perr... More
See also HABS VA-1372 for related documentation. Significance: The Brawner Farm White Oaks (Quercus alba) are significant due to their presence during the development of their namesake farm, and because of thei... More
See also HABS MD-1251 for related documentation. Significance: The Middle Ford American Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) is significant because of its longevity and exceptional size. It is also significant due ... More
Depths shown by soundings. LC Land ownership maps, 618 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1863 by Philip Nunan in the Cl... More
Print shows a scene on the Rock River, with four men with fishing poles in a rowboat setting off from shore, family(?) members and a dog standing at the edge of the river, cows standing in a shallow part of the... More
Print shows an angry hen squawking at ducklings. Title from item. Printed on label on verso: A domestic difficulty, by Carl Jutz, Dusseldorf. Chromo lithograph. Brett & Co., 83 Nassau St., N.Y. Publication date... More
Print shows a summer scene on a farm with two children fishing at a pond in the foreground, harvesting hay in the background, large trees along a fence, and a farmhouse or barn on the left. 7289 U.S. Copyright ... More
Print shows a landscape view of a small homestead or farm with a view of the Hudson River through an opening in the trees. Four people have posed for the picture and two others are sitting off to the right, enj... More
Relief shown by contours. Cadastral map showing the names of landowners. "Note: The public roads where located by actual surveys. Made by Mercer & Fontaine." LC Land ownership maps, 390 Available also through t... More
Date based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). Negative broken across center. "346" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04694. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.
On sheet below map "We believe that the public lands ought, as far as possible, to be kept as homesteads for actual settlers; that all unearned lands heretofore improvidently granted to railroad corporations by... More
summary: Mrs. Ankeney was the wife of James Cumming who was killed in the well show in this photograph in September of 1885. The well was rebuilt in 1886. Mr. Ankeney was working for Mr. Cumming at the time o... More
summary: Delores Amaran, daughter of Dora Ann Jorn, identified the people pictured from left to right as: Sarah (Mrs. John) Jorn; John Jorn (Homesteader); Dora Ann Jorn (their child); and Doc Worley, who is st... More
Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 272 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
summary: Note: T.J. Butcher was the father of S.D. Butcher, the photographer. (August 8, 1934: Mr. L.L. Butcher, son of S.D. Butcher, said this should read "Jefferson Post Office, 9 miles west of West Union, i... More
summary: One of the photographs identifies this house as that of the Sweet family, which is probable. James Stennard lived in Sargent, not West Union. There was an Elmer Sweet who did live in West Union and is ... More
summary: Photographer's annotation ". . .one of the first claims taken on Muddy flats by a man by C. N. Dunning." original size: 6x8