• Henry Laurens

    Portrait of Henry Laurens (1724-1792) standing outside of a building with a cane. He is wearing a dark jacket, a shirt with white ruffled sleeves, breeches, and shoes with buckles. Plants, columns, an…

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  • Morris-Jumel Mansion

    Photograph of the Morris-Jumel Mansion

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  • Civil War-themed advertisement for J & P Coats' Spool Cotton

    Advertisement for J & P. Coats', maker of six cord spool cotton. The advertisement features an image of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and several other officers at Grant's headquarters. The illustration is by…

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  • Speech on New York City

    Baker, Howard H., Jr. (Howard Henry), 1925-2014

    Transcript of speech given by Howard Baker to the President on the possible default of New York City.

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  • Prize money claim

    This document is part of a claim for prize money due to Henry G. Thorburn of the U.S.S. Lacawanna. Testifying to the identity of Thorburn are William A. Allen of Brooklyn, N.Y. and Jacob Lockhart of N…

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  • Montgomery County, Tennessee soil map (1901)

    A 1901 map of Montgomery County (Tenn.) surveyed by J.E. Lapham and M.F. Miller with the base map being drawn from a county map. This detailed map shows soil types by color, house structures, streams…

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  • "The Smelling Committee," illustration by John Cameron

    llustration depicting the failed impeachment proceedings against President Andrew Johnson, in which Radical Republicans are represented by a dead horse. Several individuals involved in the proceedings…

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  • General Israel Putnam

    Engraving of General Israel Putnam in uniform, seated on his horse.

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  • Jewish war sufferers. Shall they plead in vain?

    Mayer, Louis, 1869-1969, American Jewish Join Distribution Committee

    This poster from World War I shows a Jewish woman and child sitting among the rubble of a community.

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  • Memphis Colored Orphan Asylum

    Memphis Colored Orphan Asylum depicting the suffering faced by the black children and the destitute of Memphis.

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  • The Ride for Life

    Tourgée, Albion W., 1838-1905

    Violent moonlit pursuit on horseback involving a hooded Ku Klux Klan member and a caped young woman firing a gun.

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  • Philip John Schuyler

    Portrait of Philip John Schuyler (1733-1804), standing, in military uniform.

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  • Dress uniforms of US generals, Staff and Line Offices (full dress, 1862-1871)

    H.A. Ogden created 47 illustrations of the American soldier from the Revolution to 1888 and received $100 for each work. Although the figures in the illustration are not identified by name, it is obvi…

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  • Harpers Weekly edition featuring the engagement at Fort Sanders

    Dramatic engravings of Confederate Gen. James Longstreet's Nov. 29, 1863 assault on Fort Sanders from the January 9, 1864 edition of Harper's Weekly. Ft. Sanders was an earthen salient fort, designed…

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  • Lafayette

    Full length portrait of Marie Jean Paul Joseph Roche Yves Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette. Depicted seated, with table, drum, and hat in background. French soldier, statesman, and liberal lead…

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  • Civil War maps of the 1863 Chattanooga campaign and the Red River expedition in Louisiana

    United States. War Department

    Plate L of the Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861-1865, containing six small maps relating to battles and troop positions during the Civil War. Five of t…

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  • Souvenir photo folder from the U.S.A. Debarkation Hospital No. 5

    This envelopelike souvenir folder has an illustration of Lady Liberty on front and contains several photographic images of the U.S.A. Debarkation Hospital No. 5, Grand Central Palace, New York, N.Y. I…

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  • (Robin) Hood: poverty program crooks.

    Daniel, Charles R. (Charlie), Jr., 1930

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  • Daniel Morgan

    Daniel Morgan, wearing frontier garb in buckskin clothing, holding a rifle. A powder horn is slung across his shoulder, and a hat is at his feet.

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  • Anthony Wayne

    Anthony Wayne (1745-1796) in military uniform, posed next to horse in front of tents. One arm rest on the saddle and the other hangs by his side. The stirrups are hanging down from the saddle. General…

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