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Topic: nebraska

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Liberty, the fair maid of Kansas--in the hands of the "border ruffians"

Liberty, the fair maid of Kansas--in the hands of the "border ruffians...

A bitter indictment of the Democratic administration's responsibility for violence and bloodshed in Kansas in the wake of the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act. (See also "Forcing Slavery Down the Throat of a Freesoiler... more

Forcing slavery down the throat of a freesoiler

Forcing slavery down the throat of a freesoiler

The artist lays on the Democrats the major blame for violence perpetrated against antislavery settlers in Kansas in the wake of the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Here a bearded "freesoiler" has been bound to the "Democr... more

Colton's Kansas and Nebraska.

Colton's Kansas and Nebraska.

Detailed map showing cities and towns, county boundaries, roads, and the railroad network.

General map of the United States & their territory between the Mississippi & the Pacific Ocean. 1. Showing the different surveyed routes from the Mississippi valley to the coast of Pacific Ocean, 2. the new established & proposed Post Routes, 3. the recently discovered gold, silver, and copper region in Kansas, Nebraska and Arizona.

General map of the United States & their territory between the Mississ...

Gold mines are indicated in yellow and silver mines in blue. Indicates post routes, "old trail," finished and unfinished railroads, and the proposed state of "Colona."

Stephen finding his mother

Stephen finding his mother

Northern Democratic presidential candidate Stephen A. Douglas was widely criticized for his campaign tours of the country--an unusual practice for a presidential nominee. In an attempt to evade such opprobrium ... more

Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with its branches & connections through Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan.

Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with it...

Map of the midwestern states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the completed, proposed, and under-construction railroads.

Traveling map of the western states, exhibiting the counties, towns and villages, the rail ways, rivers, canals, and lakes and towns & stations on them; engraved by Jos. Beutler.

Traveling map of the western states, exhibiting the counties, towns an...

Detailed map of the north-central states between Ohio and Nebraska.

Map of Kansas and Nebraska.

Map of Kansas and Nebraska.

Township map showing drainage, cities and towns, location of the land grant railroads and indicating the 10-, 20-, & 25-mile limits of grants. Shows land offices and the Surveyor General's office.

Union Pacific Rail Road, map of a portion of Nebraska Territory, showing surveys and location of lines by Peter A. Dey, C.E.

Union Pacific Rail Road, map of a portion of Nebraska Territory, showi...

Sectional map of part of Nebraska showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the survey lines. "Drawn by J.J. O'Brien." Incorporated in 1862 by Act of Congress providing for the construction of... more

American Central Railway, 1866.

American Central Railway, 1866.

Outline map of the northeastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, and place names concentrated along the main line between Omaha City and Tifflin, Ohio; shows connections of the American Centr... more

[The Kansas row]

[The Kansas row]

Cartoon shows a Puritan rolling up his sleeves to fight a Cavalier (with features strongly resembling Senator Stephen Douglas), who is kicking African Americans in Kansas back across a fence into Missouri and s... more

Missouri Valley. Expressly manufactured for the Omaha market of the finest Vuelta Abajo tobacco by M.M.S. / Lith. of F. Heppenheimer & Co., N.Y.

Missouri Valley. Expressly manufactured for the Omaha market of the fi...

Tobacco label showing riverboat on the Missouri River.

In a strange land - asking the way

In a strange land - asking the way

Mennonite group from Odessa, Russia, bound for Nebraska or Dakota.

[New commercial and topographical rail road map & guide of Nebraska].

[New commercial and topographical rail road map & guide of Nebraska].

Shows drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with names of lines and distances between stations.

Eclipse. The sun darkened by the grassphoppers

Eclipse. The sun darkened by the grassphoppers

Humorous photograph shows a man sitting in his home watching grasshoppers outside the door.

Suspense. First appearance of the grasshoppers in Nebraska

Suspense. First appearance of the grasshoppers in Nebraska

Humorous photograph shows a man sitting in his home watching grasshoppers outside the door.

An Indian agency - distributing rations

An Indian agency - distributing rations

Interior view of Red Cloud Indian Agency, Red Cloud, Nebraska.

Adversity. Effect of grass-hoppers coming down

Adversity. Effect of grass-hoppers coming down

Humorous photograph shows man in home looking poverty stricken. House is in disarray and writing on wall says "Go west young man, go west."

Map of the state of Nebraska showing the lands of the Burlington & Missouri Riv. R.R. Co. in Nebraska.

Map of the state of Nebraska showing the lands of the Burlington & Mis...

Land grant map showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, transportation network and main railroads in heavy lines.

Chicago to San Franciso via the Burlington Route.

Chicago to San Franciso via the Burlington Route.

Stylized, diagramatic strip map in three sections: Chicago to Omaha; Omaha; Omaha to Salt Lake and Ogden (via the Union Pacific); Ogden to San Francisco (via the Central Pacific)

Cram's rail road and township map of Nebraska.

Cram's rail road and township map of Nebraska.

Indexed township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage, and cities and towns. Railroads are distinguished by color.

Map of Nebraska showing the Union Pacific Railroad land grant.

Map of Nebraska showing the Union Pacific Railroad land grant.

Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroads of Nebraska.

Fierce bandits at bay. Two famed desperadoes, tackled by detectives in a hotel dining-room at Minden, Neb., ...

Fierce bandits at bay. Two famed desperadoes, tackled by detectives in...

Gun battle between two desperadoes and two detectives.

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