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Topic: southern

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A Chart of the Southern Hemisphere showing the tracks of some of the most distinguished navigators, by Capt. James Cook

A Chart of the Southern Hemisphere showing the tracks of some of the m...

Circular map, with "tables containing latitudes and longitudes of islands recently discovered in the South Pacific".

New method of assorting the mail, as practised by Southern slave-holders, or attack on the Post Office, Charleston, S.C.

New method of assorting the mail, as practised by Southern slave-holde...

A portrayal of the nocturnal raid on the Charleston post office by a mob of citizens and the burning of abolitionist mails found there in July 1835. Mail sacks are handed through a forced window of the ransack... more

Southern ideas of liberty

Southern ideas of liberty

An imaginative portrayal of the violent suppression of abolitionist propagandizing and insurrectionism in the South. The print may have been stimulated by several instances during the early 1830s of hanging, ta... more

Skeleton map, showing the position and connections of the Michigan Southern Rail Road (from Toledo to Chicago) with the several great rail road routes to the Atlantic seaboard and New York City via the south shore of Lake Erie.

Skeleton map, showing the position and connections of the Michigan Sou...

Outline map of the northeastern United States showing railroads in operation, under construction, and under proposal. Chartered in 1846 and consolidated April 1855 with the Northern Indiana Railroad under the n... more

Map of the northwestern states. Shewing [sic] what proportion lies north of the parallel of South Bend of Lake Michigan. It will be seen at a glance, that the unbroken line of communication with the Atlantic seaboard, and the only winter route for northern Indiana, northern Illinois, Michigan, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Minnesota, will be by the Michigan Southern Railway, and south shore of Lake Erie.

Map of the northwestern states. Shewing [sic] what proportion lies nor...

Outline map of the north-central United States showing the canals and the railroad network and naming the Michigan Central and the Michigan Southern Railway. John B. Jervis was chief engineer on the Mohawk & Hu... more

A section of Colton's large map of Indiana with the Fort Wayne and Southern Rail Road marked upon it, as located also a map of the United States showing Road and its connections together with a profile of the Ohio river and lands adjoining and a section of the double track rail road tunnel under the Ohio river at Louisville, Kentucky & Jeffersonville, Indiana for the year 1855 ending Oct. 1, W. J. Holman, President and Chief Engr.

A section of Colton's large map of Indiana with the Fort Wayne and Sou...

Scale of map of the eastern half of the United States is ca. 1:3,300,000. The map indicates "Railroads finished and under way" and "railroads proposed." Chartered January 15, 1849.

Chicora the original name of Carolina. Respectfully dedicated to the patriotic ladies of the Southern Confederated States of North American

Chicora the original name of Carolina. Respectfully dedicated to the p...

Although printed in Philadelphia, the sheet music on which this illustrated cover appears is clearly Southern in sympathy. Within an ornate acanthus framework is a large palmetto tree, symbol of South Carolina.... more

How "The Southern Commissioner" tried to mould [sic] public opinion in England

How "The Southern Commissioner" tried to mould [sic] public opinion in...

Images of the "Southern Commissioner" in England, trying to talk to Queen Victoria, drinking with the "Lord Mayor," meeting Lord J. Russell, throwing money at "the populace," giving a check to "the press" and h... more

The voluntary manner in which some of the Southern volunteers enlist / Thos. Worth, del.

The voluntary manner in which some of the Southern volunteers enlist /...

A facetious view of the Confederate states' early efforts to man a volunteer army during the Civil War. The interior of an enlistment center is shown, where a ragged recruit enters from the left at bayonet poin... more

The city of Montgomery, Alabama, showing the state house where the congress of the Southern Confederacy meets on February 4, 1861

The city of Montgomery, Alabama, showing the state house where the con...

People in the street in front of the state Capitol building.

The Southern Confederacy a fact!!! Acknowledged by a might prince and faithful ally

The Southern Confederacy a fact!!! Acknowledged by a might prince and ...

A biting vilification of the Confederacy, representing it as a government in league with Satan. From left to right are: "Mr. Mob Law Chief Justice," a well-armed ruffian carrying a pot of tar; Secretary of Stat... more

A Southern Gorilla, (Guerilla)

A Southern Gorilla, (Guerilla)

Picture shows an animal dressed in a military uniform with a gun and other equipment. Includes eight lines of text.

Jefferson Davis, first president of the new Southern Confederacy / photographed by Brady.

Jefferson Davis, first president of the new Southern Confederacy / pho...

Jefferson Davis, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, framed by wreath of corn, tobacco, and flowers.

Southern Planter: "Pomp, you Rascal! do you see any of those cursed Yankee ships coming this way?" / J.M.[?]

Southern Planter: "Pomp, you Rascal! do you see any of those cursed Ya...

Print shows a frightened Southern plantation owner asking one of his slaves if he has seen any Yankee ships, the slave tells his master that he is too frightened to see anything since he was told the Yankees wo... more

The Dis-United States. Or the Southern Confederacy

The Dis-United States. Or the Southern Confederacy

The Confederate leaders are portrayed as a band of competing opportunists led by South Carolina governor and secessionist Francis Pickens (far left). The artist criticizes the January 1861 secession of five sta... more

[John W. Anthony of Company B, 11th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Southern Guards]

[John W. Anthony of Company B, 11th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Southe...

Photograph shows identified soldier, John W. Anthony, who enlisted in Company I, 2nd Virginia Cavalry Regiment, and then in Company B, 11th Virginia Infantry Regiment, as a private and was later promoted to ser... more

Southern "volunteers"

Southern "volunteers"

The print may have appeared soon after the Confederate Congress passed a national conscription act on April 16, 1862, to strengthen its dwindling army of volunteers. The artist characterizes regular Confederat... more

Southern Mississippi and Alabama showing the approaches to Mobile.

Southern Mississippi and Alabama showing the approaches to Mobile.

Map includes part of west Florida and shows drainage, place names, roads, and railroads.

Southern women feeling the effects of the rebellion, and creating bread riots

Southern women feeling the effects of the rebellion, and creating brea...

Sequel to "Southern women hounding their men to rebellion". See LC-USZ62-47636 for both cuts.

Historic examples of Southern Chivalry - Dedicated to Jeff. Davis / Th. Nast.

Historic examples of Southern Chivalry - Dedicated to Jeff. Davis / Th...

Composite of scenes of Confederates committing atrocities upon Negroes and Union soldiers.

Railway and county map of the Southern States; embracing the States of N. Carolina, S. Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Tennessee exhibiting all the towns, villages, stations, & landings; the rivers, railways, common roads, canals throughout these states.

Railway and county map of the Southern States; embracing the States of...

Map of the southern United States showing drainage, county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and the railroad network. [From published bibliography]

Southern Military Academy

Southern Military Academy

Stereograph showing the Southern Military Academy, in the foreground is a very large boulder surrounded by black canisters and cannonballs stacked in a pile.

The Citadel and the Southern Military Academy, Charleston, S.C., the remains of the concrete wall built in the time of the Revolution, and 600 pound Blakely Solid Shot in the foreground

The Citadel and the Southern Military Academy, Charleston, S.C., the r...

Stereograph showing a view of Marion Square with a piece of an original fortification and a stack of cannon balls in the foreground.

The great labor question from a Southern point of view

The great labor question from a Southern point of view

Man, seated on porch, with family, holding newspaper, and saying, "My boy - we've toiled and taken care of you long enough - now you've got to work!", to an African American man standing in front of the porch, ... more

Southern justice and the president's veto of the military government bill / Th. Nast.

Southern justice and the president's veto of the military government b...

Prints show a statue of a snake-haired man wearing a toga with a CSA belt holding a scale tipping in favor of the south; the unjust results of trials involving southerners and northerners; and depictions of atr... more

Michigan Southern Depot

Michigan Southern Depot

After the great fire of Oct. 1871, Chicago.

Map showing the route of the Chicago and Canada Southern Railway and its connecting lines.

Map showing the route of the Chicago and Canada Southern Railway and i...

Map of the northeastern and midwestern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network, with emphasis on the main line.

Map showing the Sodus Point & Southern Railroad and its connections.

Map showing the Sodus Point & Southern Railroad and its connections.

Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, coal in Pennsylvania, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered in 1852. Reorganized in 1875... more

Maps showing the connections of the Northern and Southern West Virginia Railroad, with the three grand trunk railways which unite the Atlantic seaboard with the Ohio River.

Maps showing the connections of the Northern and Southern West Virgini...

Main map shows central West Virginia including drainage, cities and towns, the coal region, and the railroads. General map shows northeastern United States with its railroad network.

"Everything points to a Democratic victory this fall - Southern Papers" / J.A. Wales.

"Everything points to a Democratic victory this fall - Southern Papers...

African Americans being discriminated against at the polls by members of "White League".

Maps showing the Southern Pacific Railroad and its connections.

Maps showing the Southern Pacific Railroad and its connections.

Main map shows western states and includes relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and ranges, counties, railroads, and proposed railroads. General map, at top of sheet, covers the United State... more

Map of California to accompany printed agreement of S. O. Houghton as to the rights of the Southern Pacific R.R. Co. of Cal. to government lands under Acts of Congress passed July 27, 1866 and March 3, 1871 made before the committee of the judiciary of the Senate and Ho. of Reps. in May 1876.

Map of California to accompany printed agreement of S. O. Houghton as ...

Detailed map of California, including Nevada. Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, with major railroads distinguished by color.

South Carolina--the new Southern policy of the administration--demonstration of the citizens of Columbia upon the return of Governor Hampton, April 6th

South Carolina--the new Southern policy of the administration--demonst...

Crowds of people in the street celebrating return of Governor Hampton.

Map of the Cincinnati Southern Railway and connections ... Published for the Cincinnati Southern Railway.

Map of the Cincinnati Southern Railway and connections ... Published f...

Map of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with heavy red and black lines for the main lines. Distances shown by 100-mile... more

Map showing the Southern Maryland Railroad and its connections north, south, east, and west.

Map showing the Southern Maryland Railroad and its connections north, ...

Middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

Map showing the Ohio Southern R.R. and its connections through the Cincinnati, Sandusky & Cleveland and Indiana, Bloomington & Western Railroads.

Map showing the Ohio Southern R.R. and its connections through the Cin...

Map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and railroad network including proposed lines. Emphasizes main lines.

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