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Description: Home of Notorious Rebel E.L. Newsome (located in New Madrid, Missouri). There is a farmstead with a man and woman in the foreground, a fence in the middl...
Description: Detail from atlas of the home of H.M. Curtis who settled in 1840.
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: A threshing scene in a field. One man pitches grain into a threshing machine while standing on the load of grain in the wagon pulled by two horses. A secon...
Description: "Ferry 'New Era' being transformed into a gunboat at St. Louis." Drawing includes workers building with lumber.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....
Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...
Description: An elevated view of a man on a tractor harrowing a field on a hillside. A road and field run along the left side and a small field and trees appear on the...
Description: "An 'Imperial Scene' up the Tenn." (Tennessee River). A view from the rear of a man maneuvering a steamboat up the river using a steering wheel.
Description: A hand-drawn cartoon in crayon entitled "Westward The Course Of Empire". It features Frederick Jackson Turner on a rocking horse with a sunset in the back...
Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...
Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.
Description: African American boatmen run a rapids in a small river boat.
Description: John Tice and Alexander Grant helping George W. Dawson from a floating piece of debris into a lifeboat after the sinking of the steamer Central America<...
Description: "Scene on the Raging Tennessee" River. Preliminary sketch of a ship going down the Tennessee River from the vantage point of the deck of the ship. There is...
Description: Color illustration of Abraham Lincoln riding a horse behind a wagon as children look on. There is a locomotive in the background.
Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of John Tice clinging to a piece of wreckage after the sinking of the steamer Central Amer...
Description: Pencil drawing depicting the first automobile race held in Wisconsin. The two vehicles each carry two men on a rural road. A handful of spectators, includ...
Date: date unknown
Description: Drawing of a man driving a locomotive on railroad tracks. A sign on the locomotive reads "1963," and on the side is: "D.C. Deering."
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Photograph of a drawing of an Indian aiming his bow and arrow, with one foot standing on an earlier kill.
Description: A man stands on top of a full hay wagon parked in front of the closed door of a red barn. Above the man a grappling hook full of hay can be seen through th...
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