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Running the Rapids of New River

Date: 02 21 1874
Description: African American boatmen run a rapids in a small river boat.
Magazine or Periodical

Cardinal Paul Cullen

Date: 11 30 1878
Description: Illustration of the late Cardinal Paul Cullen, Roman Catholic archbishop of Dublin.
Magazine or Periodical

Going To Mass

Date: 07 09 1870
Description: Irish people on the way to mass, including children surrounding the priest.
Magazine or Periodical

Pilgrims To The Holy Well

Date: 10 14 1871
Description: Pilgrims kneeling and praying at the holy well near Galway, Ireland.
Magazine or Periodical

Santa Claus and New Year

Date: 1878
Description: Cartoon of "Santa Claus Belated" by a fireplace delivering toys and speaking to a figure representing New Year 1878 saying: "Here we are again."

Immigrants at Ellis Island

Date: 1900
Description: A group of immigrants, both children and adults, who have just arrived at Ellis Island.
Magazine or Periodical

The Next Debut

Date: 11 01 1879
Description: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler of South Carolina in fine clothing standing next to an African American who is on his knees, surrounded by small bu...
Magazine or Periodical

Departure of a Colony of Emigrants for Colorado

Date: 1870
Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...
Magazine or Periodical

Emigrant Landing in New York

Date: 1858
Description: Large group of people leaving a steam ship, some transporting large chests of their belongings.
Magazine or Periodical

Edison In His Workshop

Date: 08 02 1879
Description: A drawing of Thomas Edison seated at a desk working on an experiment. Caption at bottom reads: "Edison In His Workshop."
Magazine or Periodical

The Electric Light in Madison Square, New York

Date: 01 14 1882
Description: A drawing showing Madison Square at night, lit by electric lighting at the top of a mast. Men and women are strolling on the sidewalks and walking on the s...
Magazine or Periodical

The Electric Light in Houses

Date: 06 24 1882
Description: Three depictions of men laying electrical tubes in the streets of New York and testing them for insulation. Caption reads: "The Electric Light in Houses— L...

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