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December

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

A map of the estate of Edward Vernon Esquire

A map of the estate of Edward Vernon Esquire

Land-estate cadastral survey map showing property ownership lines, individual farms contained within the estate, field/hedge lines, field names, and field acreages. The farm names (given in capital lettering) a... more

The province of New Jersey, divided into east and west, commonly called the Jerseys / engraved & published by Wm. Faden.

The province of New Jersey, divided into east and west, commonly calle...

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

[A farm at Egmont harbor, Prince Edward Island]

[A farm at Egmont harbor, Prince Edward Island]

Print shows a farm on Prince Edward Island at Egmont Harbor; detail of insert from chart of Egmont Harbor. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Nav... more

View upon the road from New-Windsor, towards, Morris Town, Jersey

View upon the road from New-Windsor, towards, Morris Town, Jersey

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

Perspective view of the country between Wilmington and the Delaware - taken from the hill S.W. of the academy

Perspective view of the country between Wilmington and the Delaware - ...

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

[Title page of narrative of the captivity and suffering of Benjamin Gilbert and his family who were surprised by the Indians and taken from their farms, on the frontier of Pennsylvania, in the Spring of 1780]

[Title page of narrative of the captivity and suffering of Benjamin Gi...

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.

The seat of Henry Livingston Esqr. at Poughkeepsie / Tiebout s.

The seat of Henry Livingston Esqr. at Poughkeepsie / Tiebout s.

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.

View of the seat of the hon. Moses Gill Esqr. at Princeton, in the County of Worcester, Massts. engrav'd by Sam Hill, State Street, Boston

View of the seat of the hon. Moses Gill Esqr. at Princeton, in the Cou...

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

A view of the falls of Schuylkill, 5 miles from Philadelphia / J. Hoffman del. ; C. Tiebout.

A view of the falls of Schuylkill, 5 miles from Philadelphia / J. Hoff...

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.

A view at Pahaquarric, Sussex County, New Jersey / drawn on the spot by I. Hoffman ; Scoles sc.

A view at Pahaquarric, Sussex County, New Jersey / drawn on the spot b...

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.

A view, at Minisink, New-Jersey / drawn on the spot by I. Hoffman ; Scoles sculp.

A view, at Minisink, New-Jersey / drawn on the spot by I. Hoffman ; Sc...

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.

Kerbo, Fra Veien Imellem Bragnæs og Christiana malet af C.A. Lorentzen ; stukket af H.A. Gorsch

Kerbo, Fra Veien Imellem Bragnæs og Christiana malet af C.A. Lorentzen...

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

View on the Delaware / by Rubens Peale.

View on the Delaware / by Rubens Peale.

Print shows a view of the Delaware River from an elevated vantage point with pine trees in the foreground, the Delaware River, and in the distance, pasture land and farm buildings. Title from item. Inscribed in... more

A view of the residence of the late Richard Jordan taken from Newtown Meeting House, New Jersey drawn by W. Mason ; engd. by F. Kearny

A view of the residence of the late Richard Jordan taken from Newtown ...

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

Andrew resolute Uncle Sam's faithful teamster, taking the produce of the farms, to another storehouse; and giving Uncle Sam his, reasons for so doing

Andrew resolute Uncle Sam's faithful teamster, taking the produce of t...

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

S.E. view of the mansion of George Washington. Mount Vernon lith. of P. Haas, Washington

S.E. view of the mansion of George Washington. Mount Vernon lith. of P...

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.

Map of Delaware County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys, with the farm limits /

Map of Delaware County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys, with the...

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

Rural landscape in Pennsylvania

Rural landscape in Pennsylvania

Drawing shows a rural landscape with a man walking along a roadway, a horse-drawn carriage approaching from the right, a telegraph pole on the lower right, meadows or croplands with fences or tree lines between... more

This diploma was awarded by the Luzerne County Agricultural Society at their blank annual fair P.S. Duval & Son's lith. Philada

This diploma was awarded by the Luzerne County Agricultural Society at...

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

Map of Jefferson County, Kentucky : showing the names of property holders, division lines of farms, position of houses, churches, school-houses, roads, water-courses, distances, and the topographical features of the county : distinctly exhibiting the country around the falls of the Ohio, including New Albany and Jeffersonville, Inda. /

Map of Jefferson County, Kentucky : showing the names of property hold...

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

Bird hunting party, on a levee with marsh grasses along the shore Jas. F. Queen

Bird hunting party, on a levee with marsh grasses along the shore Jas....

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

Map of Huron County, Ohio : showing the farms & original lots in each township with names of proprietors, also plans of villages & business directory /

Map of Huron County, Ohio : showing the farms & original lots in each ...

"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

[Community adjacent to the fur trading post at Fort Victoria on Vancouver Island, British Columbia showing farm and buildings]

[Community adjacent to the fur trading post at Fort Victoria on Vancou...

Title devised by Library staff. No. 1 of a six-part panorama of Victoria. In: Photographs of British Northwest Boundary Survey, 1858-1861.

A map of Washington Co., Maryland. Exhibiting the farms, election districts, towns, villages, roads, etc., etc.

A map of Washington Co., Maryland. Exhibiting the farms, election dist...

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.

Farm map of Plumstead Township, Bucks Co., Penn'a /

Farm map of Plumstead Township, Bucks Co., Penn'a /

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

Farm map of Alexandria Township, Hunterdon Co., N.J

Farm map of Alexandria Township, Hunterdon Co., N.J

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

[Farm buildings with courtyard and animals, and two figures standing on a roof; large building in the background]

[Farm buildings with courtyard and animals, and two figures standing o...

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).

Nunan's map of Ashland Co., Ohio : showing the sections, farms, lots, & villages /

Nunan's map of Ashland Co., Ohio : showing the sections, farms, lots, ...

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

Rogersville, Alabama, June 25, 1862

Rogersville, Alabama, June 25, 1862

Drawing shows a rural homestead with pigs and a log cabin in the foreground, Rogersville, Alabama. Scene captured during troop marches through Alabama during the American Civil War. Title from Blood shed in thi... more

Map of Erie & part of Ottowa Counties, Ohio : showing the sections, farms, lots and villages /

Map of Erie & part of Ottowa Counties, Ohio : showing the sections, fa...

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

Poultry life, B after E. Lemmens

Poultry life, B after E. Lemmens

Print shows chickens in a farm yard. Title from item. Signed on stone on lower left: E. Lemmens. From the series: Prang's American Chromos. Label on verso with title and publication statements. Publication date... more

Poultry life, A after E. Lemmens

Poultry life, A after E. Lemmens

Print shows chickens in a farm yard. Title from item. Signed on stone on lower left: E. Lemmens. From the series: Prang's American Chromos. Label on verso with title and publication statements. Publication date... more

The Rock River (near Janesville, Wis.) drawn by Momberger ; engd. by H.B. Hall

The Rock River (near Janesville, Wis.) drawn by Momberger ; engd. by H...

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

A domestic difficulty Carl Jutz ; Brett & Co., 83 Nassau St., N.Y

A domestic difficulty Carl Jutz ; Brett & Co., 83 Nassau St., N.Y

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

Summer A.T. Bricher ; C. Armstrong ; after A.T. Bricher, original in posssession of the Publishers

Summer A.T. Bricher ; C. Armstrong ; after A.T. Bricher, original in p...

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

[Scene on farm, near Farmington, Connecticut, in autumn, showing pond, fields, and buildings]
View on the Hudson, near West Point, no. 1 Eglau ; H. Harring Chr

View on the Hudson, near West Point, no. 1 Eglau ; H. Harring Chr

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

U.S. Reports: Lucas v. Brooks, 85 U.S. (18 Wall.) 436 (1873)

U.S. Reports: Lucas v. Brooks, 85 U.S. (18 Wall.) 436 (1873)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 85; Wallace Volume 18; October Term, 1873; Lucas v. Brooks

U.S. Reports: Hornbuckle v. Toombs, 85 U.S. (18 Wall.) 648 (1874)

U.S. Reports: Hornbuckle v. Toombs, 85 U.S. (18 Wall.) 648 (1874)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 85; Wallace Volume 18; October Term, 1873; Hornbuckle v. Toombs

Map of Yazoo County, Miss. : containing the public roads, schools, churches, precincts, farms, residences, gins &c. &c. /

Map of Yazoo County, Miss. : containing the public roads, schools, chu...

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

Missouri - President Grant's farm near St. Louis from sketches by William Staengel

Missouri - President Grant's farm near St. Louis from sketches by Will...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 41, no. 1046 (1875 Oct. 16), p. 93.

Minnesota City and Valley of the Mississippi, Minn

Minnesota City and Valley of the Mississippi, Minn

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04517. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Tracey sic, Minn., J.M. Wardell's farm

Tracey sic, Minn., J.M. Wardell's farm

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). "71" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04538. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

H.E. Garvin's farm, Tracey sic, Minn

H.E. Garvin's farm, Tracey sic, Minn

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899); described as H.C. Garvin. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04537. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Sod and frame house

Sod and frame house

original size: 6x8

Beaver Dam Lake, Wis. from Fuller's Farm

Beaver Dam Lake, Wis. from Fuller's Farm

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.

Democracy's wild steer

Democracy's wild steer

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

[Hunting dogs at the Imperial Farms at Kağıthane]

[Hunting dogs at the Imperial Farms at Kağıthane]

Two men hold the leashes of hunting dogs. Photograph possibly by Abdullah Frères. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 23. No. 948. In album: Palaces, mosques, monum... more

Uncle Sam's neglected farm / J. Keppler.

Uncle Sam's neglected farm / J. Keppler.

Print shows Puck's "Independent Party" figure, holding a hoe labeled "Civil Service Reform" and talking to Uncle Sam who is sitting on a fence while two figures argue on the right, one is labeled "Democrat, Bou... more

How the public domain has been squandered, map showing the 139,403,026 acres of the people's land - equal to 871,268 farms of 160 acres each, worth at $2 an acre, $278,806,052, given by Republican Congresses to railroad corporations /

How the public domain has been squandered, map showing the 139,403,026...

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

The George Ankeney family who lived 15 miles north west of Sargent at Cummings Park, Custer County, Nebraska

The George Ankeney family who lived 15 miles north west of Sargent at ...

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

"Stillman Gates, Gates P.O."
William Pfrehm, 4 miles west of West Union, Nebraska.

William Pfrehm, 4 miles west of West Union, Nebraska.

summary: In Butcher's book he mentions a Mr. William Pfrehm of West Union who was the owner of a general store. original size: 6x8

Jorns family of  Dry Valley, Custer County, Nebraska

Jorns family of Dry Valley, Custer County, Nebraska

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

Joseph Exley (Ehley), West Union.
Thomas Jefferson. Butcher's first house, West Union, township, Custer County, Nebraska

Thomas Jefferson. Butcher's first house, West Union, township, Custer ...

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

"East Custer County."

"East Custer County."

original size: 6x8

The Farms. 1886.

The Farms. 1886.

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.

The log and sod house of Frank Cozad, 2 miles east of New Helena, Nebraska

The log and sod house of Frank Cozad, 2 miles east of New Helena, Nebr...

summary: Note: An unidentified annotation reads: "Joe Knoll place now." original size: 6x8

Farm of Gus Cosler, West Union, Custer County, Nebraska

Farm of Gus Cosler, West Union, Custer County, Nebraska

summary: Note: "He is known as very old settler in Nebraska, 1886." original size: 6x8

David S. Copp, near Ansley, Custer County, Nebraska.

David S. Copp, near Ansley, Custer County, Nebraska.

summary: Note: "Dave Coulter identified by E.G. Empfield, Anselmo, Custer County, October 10, 1932." original size: 6x8

Morrison residence on Victoria Creek near Merna, Custer County, Nebraska.

Morrison residence on Victoria Creek near Merna, Custer County, Nebras...

summary: Photographer's annotation ". . .one of the first claims taken on Muddy flats by a man by C. N. Dunning." original size: 6x8

Adamson E. Sargent

Adamson E. Sargent

summary: Photographer's note: "One of the active men in getting $50,000 worth of work done on an irrigation ditch on the north side of the Middle Loup River, 45 miles long that was never completed..." See Inve... more

A. Arnold, Custer County, Nebraska.
William Laughlin, better known as "Uncle Bill," Sargent, Custer County, Nebraska.

William Laughlin, better known as "Uncle Bill," Sargent, Custer County...

summary: Note: Please note the writing on the roof of the house on the right that reads "Cob Brown." original size: 6x8

James Stennard (?) sod house, West Union, Custer County, Nebraska.

James Stennard (?) sod house, West Union, Custer County, Nebraska.

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

Custer County, Nebraska.

Custer County, Nebraska.

original size: 6x8

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