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Topic: history of arkansas

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Funeral obsequies of free-trade

Funeral obsequies of free-trade

A gloomy view of the effects of the Polk administration's Tariff of 1846. The artist echoes Whig condemnation of the measure as adverse to American trade. A funeral cortege, composed of administration supporter... more

Indians set fire to their village at the approach of de Soto / J.W. Orr, N.Y.

Indians set fire to their village at the approach of de Soto / J.W. Or...

Indians burning their village in Arkansas, at the approach of de Soto. Illus. in: The Life, travels and adventures of Ferdinand de Soto, Discoverer of the Mississippi / Lambert A. Wilmer. Philadelphia : J.T. Ll... more

[Robert W. Johnson, Senator from Arkansas, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[Robert W. Johnson, Senator from Arkansas, Thirty-fifth Congress, half...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 273. Each item includes subject's orig... more

[Alfred B. Greenwood, Representative from Arkansas, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[Alfred B. Greenwood, Representative from Arkansas, Thirty-fifth Congr...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 274. Each item includes subject's orig... more

[Wm. K. Sebastian, Senator from Arkansas, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[Wm. K. Sebastian, Senator from Arkansas, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 272. Each item includes subject's orig... more

[Unidentified soldier in Union shell jacket with 7th Corps Dept. of Arkansas insignia and 1851 rectangular eagle belt plate holding volcanic pistol to his chest]

[Unidentified soldier in Union shell jacket with 7th Corps Dept. of Ar...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather, scroll design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased ... more

John Selden Roan, Brig. Gen., Ark.

John Selden Roan, Brig. Gen., Ark.

Brig. Gen. John Selden Roane, half-length portrait, facing front. On verso: From Brady negative.

Arkansas plaids

Arkansas plaids

Advertising label illustration of buffalo (American Bison).

Bird's eye view of the city of Little Rock, the capitol of Arkansas 1871.

Bird's eye view of the city of Little Rock, the capitol of Arkansas 18...

Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Looking south west." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.) 13 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. and index to points of interest.... more

Arkansas. Hot Springs, the popular health resort of the southwest / sketched by James E. Taylor.

Arkansas. Hot Springs, the popular health resort of the southwest / sk...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1873 Oct. 25, p. 113.

Western sketches - Arkansas pilgrims in camp; a freshet in the Red River, Texas

Western sketches - Arkansas pilgrims in camp; a freshet in the Red Riv...

Emigrants crossing on cable ferry. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1874 April 25. No file prints. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ferries; West Emigrants; Shelf.

Grand Canyon of the Arkansas. Royal Gorge, walls 1500 feet in height

Grand Canyon of the Arkansas. Royal Gorge, walls 1500 feet in height

No. 138. Title from item. Part of series: Colorado Views.

Valley of the Arkansas. Temple of the Aztecs

Valley of the Arkansas. Temple of the Aztecs

No. 146. Title from item. Part of series: Colorado Views.

General Sheridan stands by his dispatches

General Sheridan stands by his dispatches

General Philip Sheridan, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, next to copies of his letters describing actions of "armed White League" in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas, against African American ... more

His boasted magnetism - and the kind of metal it attracts / Gillam.

His boasted magnetism - and the kind of metal it attracts / Gillam.

Illustration shows James G. Blaine as the "plumed knight" wearing cabbage leaves on his head with two plumes labeled "Brag" and "Bluster", and with a quill pen labeled "Gail Hamilton"; he holds a sword labeled ... more

Perspective map of, Texarkana, Texas and Arkansas.

Perspective map of, Texarkana, Texas and Arkansas.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Indexed for points of interest. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 15 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

Eight Cotton Bale remedies. Crowned with merit and success

Eight Cotton Bale remedies. Crowned with merit and success

Advertisement for Cotton Bale Medicine Co. (Helena, Arkansas) patent medicines, including blood elixir, tonics, cough syrup, liver pills, liniment, healing balm, and "worm and liver shot." Image shows African A... more

Bird's eye view of Hot Springs, Ark.

Bird's eye view of Hot Springs, Ark.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Indexed for points of interest. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 12 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

Hon. Isaac C. Parker, Representative from Missouri

Hon. Isaac C. Parker, Representative from Missouri

Head-and-shoulders portrait of Isaac C. Parker, who served in Congress 1871-1874 and became known as the "Hanging Judge" while on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, 1875-1896.

In the timber region, Arkansas / Wittenberg & Sorber, St L.

In the timber region, Arkansas / Wittenberg & Sorber, St L.

Exterior view of sawmill surrounded by lumber. Illus. in: Arkansas. Statistics and information showing the agricultural and mineral resources / Missouri Pacific railway company. 17th edition, c1896, p. 43. Refe... more

Human hearts an idyl of the Arkansaw hills.

Human hearts an idyl of the Arkansaw hills.

Caption: My pa used to raise apples like these! Created by "The U.S. Lithograph Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." Direction, W.E. Nankeville. No. 7476. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collecti... more

Arkansas smelter, Leadville, Col.

Arkansas smelter, Leadville, Col.

Stereograph showing small mining town in foreground; in backgroundd smoke pouring from smokestacks at smelter industry buildings.

Hot Springs stage, Arlington Hotel, Hot Springs, Ark.

Hot Springs stage, Arlington Hotel, Hot Springs, Ark.

Photograph shows a group of men and one woman sitting in a large, open carriage, or stage. Written on back: Adam Worth, the famous thief, sits facing the Pinkerton brothers. He [Worth] is small figure on front ... more

Logging in the alluvial lands of the Mississippi River. Cotton plantation in the Arkansas River Valley

Logging in the alluvial lands of the Mississippi River. Cotton plantat...

Workers posed among logs in The Mississippi River plain, and a farmer working in a cotton field in the Arkansas River Valley. Engraving by Brinkerhoff & Barnett Co. of Chicago and Gatchell & Manning of Philadel... more