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General Forbes' route on the march against Fort Du Quesne, 1758 : this map is a copy of the original map, "General Forbes' marching jurnal [sic] to the Ohio J. Potts" in the collection of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania /

General Forbes' route on the march against Fort Du Quesne, 1758 : this...

Shows the route westward in Pennsylvania from Loudon, via Littleton, Fort Bedford, Stony Brook, Fort Ligonier, Washington's Camp, to Pittsburgh (Ohio River). Relief shown pictorially. Title from westernmost pan... more

General Washington / painted by Gabriel Stuart 1797 ; engraved by James Heath Historical engraver to his Majesty, and to his Royal Highness the Princess of Wales, from the original picture in the collection of the Marquis of Lansdown.

General Washington / painted by Gabriel Stuart 1797 ; engraved by Jame...

Print shows George Washington, full-length portrait, facing slightly left, standing in front of a chair, with right arm extended toward a table on the left, and holding a sword in left hand. After a portrait pa... more

Philadelphia, June 21, 1825. Sir, A number of persons, feeling an interest in the collection and preservation of whatever may conduce to the knowledge of the History of Pennsylvania, have formed a society under the title of "The Historical Socie

Philadelphia, June 21, 1825. Sir, A number of persons, feeling an inte...

Imprint 2. Page Order: Leaflet Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 152, Folder 31.

Political Quixotism shewing the consequences of sleeping in patent magic spectacles The diplomatic Hercules, attacking the poitical hydra / / from a very big picter in the Jinerals Bed-Room, draw'd off from Nater by Zek Downing, Historical Painter to Uncle Jack & Jineral Jackson.

Political Quixotism shewing the consequences of sleeping in patent mag...

Print shows President Jackson, sword in hand, during a nightmare, fighting a hydra with many fierce heads labeled "U.S. Bank", "Deposits", "Bribery", "Pensions", "[...] of the People", and "Corruption of the [.... more

Circular of the State Historical society of Wisconsin ... Madison Wis April 1, 1855.

Circular of the State Historical society of Wisconsin ... Madison Wis ...

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 189, Folder 16.

Historical sketch of the rebellion. May 1862.

Historical sketch of the rebellion. May 1862.

Scale ca. 1:5,850,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 34 Indicates "limits of loyal states in July 1861," "limits occupied by United States forces March 1st 1862," "limits occupied by United States forces May 15t... more

Historical sketch of the rebellion.

Historical sketch of the rebellion.

Scale ca. 1:5,850,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 35 Another edition. July 1862 Indicates by colored lines the "limits of loyal states in July, 1861, limits occupied by United States forces March 1st 1862... ... more

Historical sketch of the Rebellion : [United States] /

Historical sketch of the Rebellion : [United States] /

Scale ca. 1:5,800,000. LC copy annotated in pencil. Shows "Limits of territory controlled by U.S. Forces July 31st 1863." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 40.1 Another issue. From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley... more

Historical sketch of the rebellion

Historical sketch of the rebellion

Scale ca. 1:5,850,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 39 Blue lines denote the "limits of the loyal states in July, 1861" and red lines indicate the "limits occupied by United States forces July 20th 1863." See a... more

Historical sketch of the rebellion

Historical sketch of the rebellion

Scale 1:5,850,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 49 "Limit of loyal states in July, 1861, limit of territory controlled by U.S. forces July 31st 1863, [and] limit of territory gained from July 31st 1863 to Jan. ... more

Slavery in Massachusetts. Letter from Mr. Moore. To the editor of the Historical magazine. ... George H. Moore. New York: April 24, 1869.

Slavery in Massachusetts. Letter from Mr. Moore. To the editor of the ...

Title. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 127, Folder 43.

A Maxim. From the American Historical Record. [Circa 1871?].

A Maxim. From the American Historical Record. [Circa 1871?].

On recto, Copy 2: [Circa 1871?] Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfoli... more

Historical photograph of the assassination of President Garfield

Historical photograph of the assassination of President Garfield

Composite of 9 photoprints: portraits of Pres. Garfield, Dr. Bliss, Dr. Townshend and Guiteau the assassin; exterior of B.&P. Depot and room where he was shot; the coffin in State in U.S. Capitol; the gun used.... more

Historical caricature of the Cherokee nation

Historical caricature of the Cherokee nation

R11803 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1886 (All rights reserved.) Stamped and inscribed in pencil on lower : Library of Congress City of Washington. Cop... more

Historical Geography.

Historical Geography.

Maps for an emerging nation, 108 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Historical sketch of the war for the Union showing the lines of demarcation, important movements and battles in each year from 1861 to the close of the war in 1865.

Historical sketch of the war for the Union showing the lines of demarc...

Scale ca. 1:8,700,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 87 Map of Southeastern United States showing names and boundaries of states, railroads, towns, rivers, battles, troop movements, and "headquarters of southern... more

Historical map of the United States indicating battlefields, names of commanders, number of troops engaged, number of killed and captured during French and Indian and Revolutionary wars, Mexican War, and the late Civil War

Historical map of the United States indicating battlefields, names of ...

Scale ca. 1:4,800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 82 Principal map shows location and date of battles fought during the Civil War. The winner of each engagement is given as well as the names of the opposing c... more

Library for State Historical Society, Madison, Wis. Ferry & Clas, architects, Milwaukee, Wis.

Library for State Historical Society, Madison, Wis. Ferry & Clas, arch...

Print shows exterior of historical society. Title from item. Print from The Inland architect and news record, vol. XXXVII, no. 6. Forms part of: [U.S. Treasury Department Office of the Supervising Architect and... more

Photographer Solomon D. Butcher working on his collections of photographs at the Nebraska State Historical Society facility in the Library at the University of Nebraska

Photographer Solomon D. Butcher working on his collections of photogra...

summary: Note: This photograph was taken in the Nebraska State Historical Society facility located in the second Nebraska State Capitol. original size: 6x8

Photographer Solomon D. Butcher working on his collections of photographs at the Nebraska State Historical Society facility in the Library at the University of Nebraska

Photographer Solomon D. Butcher working on his collections of photogra...

summary: Note: This photograph was taken in the Nebraska State Historical Society facility located in the second Nebraska State Capitol. original size: 6x8

Solomon D. Butcher working on his collection at the Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, Nebraska.

Solomon D. Butcher working on his collection at the Nebraska State His...

summary: Note the stacks of prints and glass plates on the table in front of Butcher. original size: 6x8

Official photo, State Historical Society, Sanitary Co., Fourth Nebraska National Guard

Official photo, State Historical Society, Sanitary Co., Fourth Nebrask...

J225419 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; P. J. McAndrews; September 14, 1917.

Official photo, State Historical Society, Co. C, Sixth Nebraska Infantry

Official photo, State Historical Society, Co. C, Sixth Nebraska Infant...

J225088 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; P. J. McAndrews; August 21, 1917; DLC/PP-1917:45469.

Official photo, State Historical Society, Co. G, Fourth Nebraska National Guard

Official photo, State Historical Society, Co. G, Fourth Nebraska Natio...

J225087 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; P. J. McAndrews; August 26, 1917; DLC/PP-1917:45469.

Official photo, State Historical Society, Co. K, Fourth Nebraska National Guard

Official photo, State Historical Society, Co. K, Fourth Nebraska Natio...

Eagle seated on a perch at center. J225418 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; P. J. McAndrews; September 14, 1917.

Historical map of the city of Washington, District of Columbia : view of the city & location of the houses in the year 1801-02 : the beginning of Washington /

Historical map of the city of Washington, District of Columbia : view ...

Shows block numbers, buildings, woods, and marshes. Existing and proposed streets are undifferentiated. Also covers Georgetown. Differs from other ed.: The statement "Artemas C. Harmon, 1931" printed to lower r... more

Historical map American Expeditionary Force /

Historical map American Expeditionary Force /

Insets: Plan of the city of Paris -- From home ports to war zone -- The Meuse-Argonne drive -- The St. Mihiel salient. Includes textual material : High points of the world conflict--The path of war. Includes gr... more

... Dear Friend: Governor George H. Earle, at the suggestion of the Pennsylvania Historical commission has designated Saturday, December 12, 1936, as "Pennsylvania ratification day", to commemorate the ratification, by our Commonwealth of the co

... Dear Friend: Governor George H. Earle, at the suggestion of the Pe...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 162, Folder 32.

Harvard University tercentenary 1636-1936 Harvard on view August September 1936. Historical exhibits free guide service. The public are cordially invited to visit the University.

Harvard University tercentenary 1636-1936 Harvard on view August Septe...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 79, Folder 58.

The State of Texas raises longhorn cattle at Abilene State Historical Park on the site of old Fort Griffin, Abilene, Texas

The State of Texas raises longhorn cattle at Abilene State Historical ...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Historical re-enactor at Mount Vernon, George Washington's Virginia estate, Mount Vernon, Virginia

Historical re-enactor at Mount Vernon, George Washington's Virginia es...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

The State of Texas raises longhorn cattle at Abilene State Historical Park on the site of old Fort Griffin, Abilene, Texas

The State of Texas raises longhorn cattle at Abilene State Historical ...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Historical re-enactors at the "Million Indian March," Washington, D.C., photographed on the National Mall on June 27th, 2003

Historical re-enactors at the "Million Indian March," Washington, D.C....

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, McCalla, Alabama

Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, McCalla, Alabama

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... more

Pratt House, Essex Historical Society, Connecticut

Pratt House, Essex Historical Society, Connecticut

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Connecticut Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograph... more

Historical mural, Yreka, California

Historical mural, Yreka, California

Artist: Kathleen Boyle Magnuson. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of... more

Sutter's Fort is a State Historical Park in California's capital city of Sacramento

Sutter's Fort is a State Historical Park in California's capital city ...

Sutter's Fort was constructed about 1840 at the behest of John Sutter, a Swiss immigrant who had received a land grant in the Sacramento Valley from the Mexican government. Sutter is best known for the discover... more

A restored blacksmith shop at Shasta State Historical Park in the now-deserted town of Shasta City, west of Redding, California

A restored blacksmith shop at Shasta State Historical Park in the now-...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. There, a row of old, half-ruined, brick buildings reminds passing motorists that Shasta City, the lusty "Queen City" of California's northern mining distr... more

Sutter's Fort is a State Historical Park in California's capital city of Sacramento

Sutter's Fort is a State Historical Park in California's capital city ...

Sutter's Fort was constructed about 1840 at the behest of John Sutter, a Swiss immigrant who had received a land grant in the Sacramento Valley from the Mexican government. Sutter is best known for the discover... more

Houses along Mission Historical Park in Santa Barbara, California

Houses along Mission Historical Park in Santa Barbara, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... more

Sutter's Fort is a State Historical Park in California's capital city of Sacramento

Sutter's Fort is a State Historical Park in California's capital city ...

Sutter's Fort was constructed about 1840 at the behest of John Sutter, a Swiss immigrant who had received a land grant in the Sacramento Valley from the Mexican government. Sutter is best known for the discover... more

Sutter's Fort is a State Historical Park in California's capital city of Sacramento

Sutter's Fort is a State Historical Park in California's capital city ...

Sutter's Fort was constructed about 1840 at the behest of John Sutter, a Swiss immigrant who had received a land grant in the Sacramento Valley from the Mexican government. Sutter is best known for the discover... more

Mountainside scene at Fort Tejon, a California State Historical Park, in Grapevine Canyon on the main route between California's central valley and southern California

Mountainside scene at Fort Tejon, a California State Historical Park, ...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The fort, first garrisoned in 1854, was established to protect and control Indians who were living on the Sebastian Indian Reservation, and to protect bot... more

Officers' quarters at Fort Tejon, a California State Historical Park, in Grapevine Canyon on the main route between California's central valley and Southern California

Officers' quarters at Fort Tejon, a California State Historical Park, ...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The fort, first garrisoned in 1854, was established to protect and control Indians who were living on the Sebastian Indian Reservation, and to protect bot... more

The quartermaster's shop building at Fort Tejon, a California State Historical Park, in Grapevine Canyon on the main route between California's central valley and southern California

The quartermaster's shop building at Fort Tejon, a California State Hi...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The fort, first garrisoned in 1854, was established to protect and control Indians who were living on the Sebastian Indian Reservation, and to protect bot... more

Officers' quarters at Fort Tejon, a California State Historical Park, in Grapevine Canyon on the main route between California's central valley and Southern California

Officers' quarters at Fort Tejon, a California State Historical Park, ...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The fort, first garrisoned in 1854, was established to protect and control Indians who were living on the Sebastian Indian Reservation, and to protect bot... more

Officers' quarters at Fort Tejon, a California State Historical Park, in Grapevine Canyon on the main route between California's central valley and Southern California

Officers' quarters at Fort Tejon, a California State Historical Park, ...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The fort, first garrisoned in 1854, was established to protect and control Indians who were living on the Sebastian Indian Reservation, and to protect bot... more

Officers' quarters at Fort Tejon, a California State Historical Park, in Grapevine Canyon on the main route between California's central valley and Southern California

Officers' quarters at Fort Tejon, a California State Historical Park, ...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The fort, first garrisoned in 1854, was established to protect and control Indians who were living on the Sebastian Indian Reservation, and to protect bot... more

Longhorn cattle on the George Ranch Historical Park, a 20,000-acre working ranch in Fort Bend County, Texas, featuring historic homes, costumed interpreters and livestock

Longhorn cattle on the George Ranch Historical Park, a 20,000-acre wor...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The ranch is a living-history partnership of the Fort Bend County Museum Association and The George Foundation that preserves and int... more

A corner of the "stock-farm house" at the George Ranch Historical Park, a 20,000-acre working ranch in Fort Bend County, Texas, featuring historic homes, costumed interpreters and livestock

A corner of the "stock-farm house" at the George Ranch Historical Park...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The ranch is a living-history partnership of the Fort Bend County Museum Association and The George Foundation that preserves and int... more

Bucolic scene at the George Ranch Historical Park, a 20,000-acre working ranch in Fort Bend County, Texas, featuring historic homes, costumed interpreters and livestock

Bucolic scene at the George Ranch Historical Park, a 20,000-acre worki...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The ranch is a living-history partnership of the Fort Bend County Museum Association and The George Foundation that preserves and int... more

A longhorn steer takes a break from grazing at the George Ranch Historical Park, a 20,000-acre working ranch in Fort Bend County, Texas

A longhorn steer takes a break from grazing at the George Ranch Histor...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The ranch is a living-history partnership of the Fort Bend County Museum Association and The George Foundation that preserves and int... more

"Hide Hunters," a 1956 mural by Harold Dow Bugbee that depicts the slaughter of western bison for their hides at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum on the campus of West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas

"Hide Hunters," a 1956 mural by Harold Dow Bugbee that depicts the sla...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and P... more

Exhibit showing a mock-up of Dealey Plaza and the Texas School Book Depository, inside the sixth-floor storeroom of the building in Dallas Texas. There, Lee Harvey Oswald, the presumptive assassin of President John F. Kennedy, found a perch above the plaza, where the motorcade carrying Kennedy, Texas governor John Connally, and their wives, rolled below. Now called the Sixth Floor Museum, the site is operated by the Dallas County Historical Foundation

Exhibit showing a mock-up of Dealey Plaza and the Texas School Book De...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The mock-up is displayed in sixth-floor storeroom of the Texas School Book Depository in Dallas, Texas, where Oswald was perched abov... more

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