• Independence Hall

    Wall, Bernhardt, 1872-1956

    The image is of a reddish hue and pictures Independence Hall in Philadelphia. The text indicates that this is where Andrew Jackson represented Tennessee from 1796 to 1798 as Congressman and Senator. T…

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  • American Generals, War of 1812

    Tanner, Vallance, Kearney & Co., engravers

    Black and white patriotic lithograph depicts Generals Henry Dearborn, Winfield Scott, Andrew Jackson, William Henry Harrison, Jacob Jennings Brown, and Zebulon Pike. Image is decorated with cannon bar…

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  • "Great Expectations"

    A political cartoon published in the Philadelphia Inquirer that depicts a number of cleaning supplies with suffrage-related labels, such as "Suffrage Soap," "November Lye," Suff Moral Cleanser," and a…

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  • Map of the Battle of Saratoga: plan of the position taken by General Burgoyne on the 10th of October 1777

    Chapman, Isaac A

    Map of the Battle of Saratoga in which a British Army was invested by the Americans under the command of Gen. Gates and surrendered on Oct. 16, 1777. Saratoga was the first great American victory and…

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  • Nashville. Plate 12 from G. M. Hopkins' Atlas of Nashville (1889)

    G.M. Hopkins & Co

    Detailed view of the neighborhoods north of the capitol, including parts of Hell’s Half Acre, Smokey Row, and Germantown. The old street names are visible as are the various additions to the city of N…

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  • S. W. Territory (1795)

    Scott, Joseph

    Philadelphia-published map of territorial Tennessee or the Southwest Territory, formerly known as the Territory of the United States South of the River Ohio, from 1795. Knoxville, Nashville, and Clark…

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  • The state of North Carolina from the best authorities

    Lewis, Samuel, 1753 or 1754-1822

    Originally from Carey's "American Atlas", this is one of the first maps of the state of North Carolina published. Counties are named but without boundaries. Geographic features include mountains, rive…

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  • A map of the state of Louisiana with part of the Mississippi Territory from actual survey by Wm. Darby (1816)

    Darby, William

    Map centered on New Orleans and southern Mississippi showing the western Gulf Coast theater of the War of 1812 with special detail given to forts, roads, and rivers. Landowners are denoted, especially…

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  • Nashville. Plate 1 from G. M. Hopkins' Atlas of Nashville (1889)

    G.M. Hopkins & Co

    Plate one from the 1889 Hopkins Atlas of Nashville showing downtown Nashville. The county court house, city hall, the State Capitol, and numerous churches are all named. Some businesses are indicated…

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  • "The Battle of New Orleans for the Piano Forte"

    Ricksecker, Peter, 1791-1873

    From the Rose Sheet Music Collection, this musical interpretation of the Battle of New Orleans consists of a ten page piece of sheet music written for the piano. This is an early example of a long lin…

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  • The Sesquicentennial International Exposition, Philadelphia

    Dan Smith

    Large lithographic poster advertising the 1926 Sesquicentennial International Exposition in Philadelphia. Illustration is of a "flapper-like" woman entwined in an American flag in front of Independenc…

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  • Andrew Jackson portrait

    Hand-colored patriotic engraving depicts bust image of General Andrew Jackson superimposed on U.S. flags, cannons, cannonballs, and an American eagle. Titled "Jackson/New Orleans Jany. 8th 1815."

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  • Cowan, Winslow Edward

    United States. Navy White

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  • Nashville. Plate 7 from G. M. Hopkins' Atlas of Nashville (1889)

    G.M. Hopkins & Co

    Plate 7 from Hopkins 1889 Atlas of Nashville. The plate depicts the area around St. Cloud Hill and the City Cemetery. Both the Louisville and Nashville (L&N), and Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis…

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  • Major General Andrew Jackson

    Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869

    Half-length engraving of Major General Andrew Jackson around the time of the Battle of New Orleans, in surcoat and general officer's uniform, leaning against his horse. This engraving was done by Jame…

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  • Thomas Henry Croft

    Cabinet card portrait of Thomas Henry Croft (1822-1886), father of William Croft. Back of card says "Elise's Grandfather Croft, Thomas Henry Croft."

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  • Model 1860 cavalry saber

    Model 1860 cavalry saber manufactured by Horstmann and Sons, Philadelphia.

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  • Map of the Ocoee District (1837)

    Troost, Gerard, 1776-1850

    Map of the Ocoee District to elucidate the 4th report of G[erard] Troost, Geologist of the State of Tennessee. The Ocoee District lay in extreme southeastern corner of Tennessee and was the last part…

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  • Nashville. Plate 11 from G. M. Hopkins' Atlas of Nashville (1889)

    G.M. Hopkins & Co

    Plate 11 of Hopkins' 1889 Atlas of Nashville showing the area around Fisk University. The university with Jubilee and Livingston halls is denoted as is Knowles Public School, which is unnamed as color…

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  • Ann Elise Croft

    Union Photograph Co

    Cabinet card portrait of Ann Elise Croft, mother of William Croft and grandmother of Elise and Margaret Croft.

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