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American Symbolism

Various symbols of the United States and more.Created by: PICRYLDated: 2017
The Eagle's nest The Union! it must and shall be preserved.
The Liberty Bell, “Stars and Stripes” or “Old Glory”, the bald eagle, the Statue of Liberty, the national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” the Unce Sam, symbols of U.S. States and more.
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Sculpture "Eagle; Justice Above All Else" at Jacob K. Javitz Federal Building, New York, New York

Sculpture "Eagle; Justice Above All Else" at Jacob K. Javitz Federal B...

Artist: Theodore Roszak, 1970. Bronze. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photogr... more

Britain, America, at length be friends ...

Britain, America, at length be friends ...

Print shows America, as a Native woman, shaking hands with Britannia with the goddess Concord standing between them holding a globe and an olive branch. Ships in a busy port are in the background, and a lion, l... more

Europe, Asia, Africa and America bringing intelligence to the genius of the London Magazine / desd. drawn and engraved by Bonnor.

Europe, Asia, Africa and America bringing intelligence to the genius o...

Print shows an allegorical scene with four female figures, representing the continents (from l. to r.) Asia, Europe, Africa, and America, approaching a seated female figure with wings writing in an open volume ... more

Accurata delineatio celeberrimæ regionis Ludovicianæ vel Gallice Louisiane oł. Canadæ et Floridæ adpellatione in Septemtrionali America ... / Gottfri Rogg del. ; M. Rhein sc.

Accurata delineatio celeberrimæ regionis Ludovicianæ vel Gallice Louis...

Print shows in a cartouche a semi-nude female figure standing on a winged orb which rests on a pedestal bearing the title inscription. She holds to her right a cornucopia from which spills coins; on the left si... more

[Allegorical cartouche showing America as the land of plenty]

[Allegorical cartouche showing America as the land of plenty]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De nieuwe groote lichtende zee-fakkel ... / Claes Janszoon Vooght. Amsterdam : G.H. van Keulen, 1782, no. 28. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and pri... more

[Dotted line map of Washington, D.C., 1791, before Aug. 19th].

[Dotted line map of Washington, D.C., 1791, before Aug. 19th].

Shows survey lines and proposed public squares parks. Relief shown by hachures. Title from LC G&M Div. preliminary map shelflist card. Ms. survey map drawn by P.C. L'Enfant. Oriented with north toward the upper... more

[Map of the southern part of the city of Washington D.C.].

[Map of the southern part of the city of Washington D.C.].

Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, Potomac River, S.W. 8th, S.W./S.E. B, and S.E. 3rd streets. Title devised by cataloger. Black, red, and blue inks, and red and blue washes. Soiled, edged in green cloth, ... more

America guided by wisdom An allegorical representation of the United States depicting their independence and prosperity / / Drawn by John J. Barralett ; engraved by B. Tanner.

America guided by wisdom An allegorical representation of the United S...

Allegorical print shows America as a woman in Grecian dress and feathered helmut with Roman deities Minerva, Ceres, and Mercury to symbolize wisdom, commerce, and agriculture. To their right is a triumphal arch... more

Map exhibiting the property of the U.S. in the vicinity of the Capitol : colored red, with the manner in which it is proposed to lay off the same in building lots, as described in the report to the Sup't of the city to which this is annexed /

Map exhibiting the property of the U.S. in the vicinity of the Capitol...

Covers area bounded by 2nd St. east, D St. south, 6th St. west, and D St. north, including eastern part of the Mall. Relief shown by shading. Partial cadastral map showing buildings, some lots, and block number... more

A correct map of the city of Washington : capital of the United States of America : lat. 38.53 n., long. 0.0 /

A correct map of the city of Washington : capital of the United States...

Shows block numbers. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 31th [sic] day of January 1820 by Peter Force of the District of Columbia." From Peter Force's A national calendar, 1820... more

In honor of the election of our distinguished fellow-citizen General Andrew Jackson, to the presidency of the United States, you are respectfully invited to attend a ball in Nashville ... Nashville, December 10, 1828.

In honor of the election of our distinguished fellow-citizen General A...

Printed on satin.; Jackson, Andrew.; On verso: 09-82-038.351 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection... more

The eagle map of the United States /

The eagle map of the United States /

Relief shown pictorially. Shows the image of an eagle superimposed on the United States. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1832 by J. Churchman in the Clerk's Office of the Eastern District of P... more

Battle Monument from "A Book of the United States; exhibiting its geography, divisions, constitution, and government; ... together with a condensed history of the land, ... the biography of ... the leading men, ... statistical tables, ... engravings, etc"

Battle Monument from "A Book of the United States; exhibiting its geog...

This image has been taken from scan 000282 from "A Book of the United States; exhibiting its geography, divisions, constitution, and government; ... together with a condensed history of the land, ... the biogra... more

Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America /

Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of t...

Shows block numbers, wards, and major buildings. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." LC copy soiled, colored with yellow wash to show built-up areas, annotated in c... more

Map of the city of Washington D.C. : established as the permanent seat of the government of the U.S. of Am. /

Map of the city of Washington D.C. : established as the permanent seat...

Shows block numbers, wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Includes inset "Map of the District of Columbia," statistical tables, and ill. Available also through the Library of Cong... more

Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia, U. States of America.

Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia, U. States o...

Shows block numbers, wards, and built-up areas. Title at head of Georgetown index: Plan of Georgetown. Photocopy of map in Bohn's hand-book of Washington, 1854. Includes text, indexes to points of interest, and... more

Sam's coming

Sam's coming

A music cover for a song by William Clifton, "inscribed [i.e., dedicated] to New York Know Nothing leader James W. Barker Esq." The illustration features the youthful "Sam" type who appears in various identitie... more

Bald eagle / American Bank Note Co.

Bald eagle / American Bank Note Co.

Proof for bank note vignette, showing eagle. No. 61.

Song of the Union by a Pennsylvanian . . .

Song of the Union by a Pennsylvanian . . .

A sheet music cover for a song by John M. Crosland, dedicated to President Buchanan. The cover is illustrated with an array of emblems, many of them symbolizing threats to the integrity of the Union. A bust of ... more

God and our union

God and our union

An illustrated sheet music cover for a Unionist song, "God and Our Union," composed by Leopold Meignen with words by Louis Dela. The illustration features four maidens, each representing a section of the United... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and American flags atop an arch listing Union states with Pennsylvania in the keystone and bearing the message "One nation.--One government."]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and American flags atop an arch list...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Rev. C. L. Ehrenfeld, Altoona, Pa.; postmarked Johnstown, Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family ... more

[Civil War envelope showing flag design with message "The Union and the Constitution"]

[Civil War envelope showing flag design with message "The Union and th...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Jacob Guyer[?], No. 9 Maiden Lane, N.Y. City; bears 3 cent stamp. Notation on recto: Care D. Colton. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle holding olive branch atop shield, with message "Liberty and union"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle holding olive branch atop shield, wi...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Patrick Kernan, Esq., Camp Chace, care of Capt. Pike, Columbus, Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Lieutenant General Winfield Scott in front of eagle and American flag banner with message "The right man in the right place!"]

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Lieutenant General Winfield Sc...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to David Weir, 33 Gansevoort Stre[et], New York C[ity], New York; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked in Baltimore, Jul. 30[?]. Entered according to act of Congress by Bloom... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle in flight carrying American flag in beak]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle in flight carrying American flag in ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Hiram L. Warner, Lyons, Clinton Co., Iowa; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Killbuck, N.Y., Jun. 17. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Lil... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag in talon attacking serpent with 7-star Confederate flag]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag in talon attackin...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Samuel Raubensti[ne?], Marlboro, Stark Co., Ohio; postmarked Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Fami... more

[Civil War envelope showing bust of Columbia encircled with laurel branches bearing message "Dedicated to the gallant defenders of our National Union"]

[Civil War envelope showing bust of Columbia encircled with laurel bra...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Emil Fourgerel, No. 16 East Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio; postmarked Newport, R.I., May 23; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105).... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with shield above American flags]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with shield above American flags]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. John A. Barney, Co. B, 10th Regt. Wis. Vol., Edgefield June [?], Tenn.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljen... more

[Civil War envelope for Company G, Stoneham Rifles, Massachusetts Volunteers 13th Regiment showing Massachusetts state seal]

[Civil War envelope for Company G, Stoneham Rifles, Massachusetts Volu...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. William Clark, Dery [i.e. Derry?], N.H.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Washington, Apr. 22, 1862. Annotation on verso: Geo. P. Boyce, Apr. 20, '62. Gift; Tom Li... more

[Civil War envelope showing shields with message "The Union, [no]w and forever, one and indivisible!"]

[Civil War envelope showing shields with message "The Union, [no]w and...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Adaline Clark, Pittsfield, Lorain Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Ill. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Fami... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag and stalk of wheat with message "The people will save the country"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag and stalk of whea...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Otis B. String, Huntsburgh, Geauga County, Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp; barely legible postmark. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop shield with messages "Union!" and "Emblem of our nation's liberty"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop shield with messages "Union!" a...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Paulina Hurst, Brea [i.e. Berea?] P.O., Cuyhoga [i.e. Cuyahoga] Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Kanawha C.H., Va., Dec. 14, 1862. Annotation on recto:... more

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia, eagle, shield, state seal of New York, and banner with message "New York loyal to the Union"]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia, eagle, shield, state seal of New...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Caleb Lyon, Rossville, Staten Island, N.Y.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Washington, D.C., February 27. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop shield with message "Love one another" and border of stars with state names]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop shield with message "Love one a...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Benj. Carpenter, Esq., Lockport, Niagara Co., N.Y.; postmarked Baltimore, Sep. 29; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with laurel branch atop shield]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with laurel branch atop shield]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Sura A. Fuller, Little Valley, Cattarangus Co., New York; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family ... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop shield with message "Union"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop shield with message "Union"]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Fulton Smith Esq., Cherry Flattz [i.e. Flats], Tioga Co., Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Washington, D.C. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms ... more

[Civil War envelope showing American flags, eagle with laurel branches, and shield bearing message "Union and liberty"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flags, eagle with laurel branches...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Asa Foote, Fowler, Trumbull Co., Ohio; postmarked; bears 3 cent stamp. Notation on verso: Gallipolis, Ohio. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing American flags with eagle and stars above with message "Union and Constitution"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flags with eagle and stars above ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Mary E. Frank, Harrisburg, Penna.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with American flag, laurel wreath, eagle, and cannon with message "Liberty and Union"]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with American flag, laurel wreath...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Annis G. Ames, Temple Mills, Franklin Co., Maine.; postmarked Ship Island, Miss.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). pp/liljmem

The Eagle's nest The Union! it must and shall be preserved.

The Eagle's nest The Union! it must and shall be preserved.

Print shows American eagle in its nest of the American flag, which holds 34 eggs representing the states; the eggs representing the Southern states are cracked, rotten, or have various animals being hatched fro... more

[Civil War envelope showing American flags, rifles, and cannons with message "The father of his country left this to his children"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flags, rifles, and cannons with m...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Orin S. Howard, care Saml. Zug Ezn [?], Detroit, Michigan; postmarked; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljen... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle above portrait of George Washington with message "Union"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle above portrait of George Washington ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Rorelmia [?] Sturtevent, Savoy, Mass.; postmarked Dec. 23, 1862, New Orleans, La.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of:... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and flag]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and flag]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Capt. J. W. Clark, Fort C. F. Smith, Va.; bears 3 cent stamp. Notations on recto: Via Washington. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with eagle, American flag, and cornucopia with lines from John Savage's poem, "The starry flag"]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with eagle, American flag, and co...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Thos. Van Sichin, Metuchin [i.e. Metuchen], New Jersey; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked in Washington, D.C. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flags and shield above sailing ship, cannon, tent, and drum with message "Onward to Victory"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flags and shield above...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Cyrus Willson, Slatelick [i.e. Slate Lick] P.O., Armstrong Co., Penna.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked at Washington D.C. On verso: Entered according to Act of C... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle holding American flags above naval instruments]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle holding American flags above naval i...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. U.P. James, no. 167 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio; postmarked Union City, Ind., Jan. 13; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing 34-star American flag]

[Civil War envelope showing 34-star American flag]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to William A. Boyce, Barre, Vermont; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photo... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and shield with sailboat and steamboat in the distance and bearing message "Victory"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and shield with sailboat and steambo...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. George Yekley [?], Scotsburg, Town of Sparty [i.e. Sparta], Livingston Co., N.Y.; postmarked Washington, D.C. [?] 31, 1862; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenq... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag in its talon and snake coiled around Confederate flag in its beak]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag in its talon and ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. A.C. Elsbree, Lewis Centre, Delaware Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop arrows and drum with American flag, cannon, and rifles bearing message "The Star Spangled Banner must be upheld"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop arrows and drum with American f...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Misses H. Close, Mayfield, Fulton Co., N.Y.; postmarked; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collec... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag as 7-star Confederate flag is hit by lightning with message "Doom of the traitors flag"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag as 7-star Confede...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Benjamin, F. Delenbaugh, Pulaski, Williams Co., Ohio; postmarked Dec. 7, [186]3; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part o... more

[Civil War envelope for Massachusetts Thirteenth Regiment Rifles showing Lady Justice dressed in an American flag pattern]

[Civil War envelope for Massachusetts Thirteenth Regiment Rifles showi...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Lydia H. Weymouth, No. Braintree, Mass.; postmarked Hancock, Dec.; bearing 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenqu... more

[Civil War envelope showing a firing cannon and an American flag standing in a pile of cannon balls]

[Civil War envelope showing a firing cannon and an American flag stand...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Joseph Gates, Worcester, Mass.; postmarked; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil... more

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with sword and American flag]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with sword and American flag]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. A. C. Kline, 824 Walnut St., Philadelphia, Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked New York. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenqui... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and flag]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and flag]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Charlotte Smith, North Chili P.O., Monroe County, N.Y.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing an eagle carrying an American flag in its claw and a serpent in its beak with motto "The early bird catches the worm" below]

[Civil War envelope showing an eagle carrying an American flag in its ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Sarah Ann Prall, Christianna, Lancaster County, Pa.; hand-canceled; bears 3 cent stamp. Notation: Post master, please forward soon. 1[?]th Penna. Regt. Gift; To... more

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia holding American flag and cornucopia next to an eagle with a snake in its beak, and with a verse from a song]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia holding American flag and cornuco...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Julia A. Barnes, Granville, Bradford Co., Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp. Verse from song Starry Flag by John Savage: We must keep that flag where it e'er has stood; I... more

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Colonel Horatio Gates Sickel of Co. K, 32nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, inset in medallion decorated with figures of Justice and Columbia, with message "Our Colonel, 3d. Reg. P.R.V.C."]

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Colonel Horatio Gates Sickel o...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. William H. Heft, Richlandtown P.O., Bucks County, Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked at Washington, D.C., December 1862. The 32nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment... more

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Lincoln in oval border decorated with eagle and American flags]

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Lincoln in oval border decorat...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Sarah Sparks, Lanesboro, Susqa. Co., Penn.; postmarked Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Famil... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop American flag and "American Congress, we are one" medallion with message "United forever"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop American flag and "American Con...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Marslin Blanchard, Keeseville, Essex County, N.Y.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag attacking 7-star Confederate flag]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag attacking 7-star ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Thomas Wood, Penningtonville, Chester Co., Pa.; postmarked by hand; bears 3 cent stamp. Notations on front: Prairie Pond, Ill., Jan. 13th, 1864; ans. Feb. 12th 64; b... more

[Civil War envelope showing seated Columbia with shield, with message "Union"]

[Civil War envelope showing seated Columbia with shield, with message ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Hon. Comptroller of State, Albany, N.Y.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with flags, shield, arrows, and laurel branches with message "E pluribus unum" within circle in front of seascape and agricultural landscape scenes]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with flags, shield, arrows, and laur...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Margaret Jacobs, Coldwater, Mercer Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing Liberty Bell with message "Proclaim liberty throughout all the land, unto all the inhabitants thereof"]

[Civil War envelope showing Liberty Bell with message "Proclaim libert...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to J. Baucus Esq., Bacon Hill, N.Y.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photo... more

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Major General George B. McClellan inset in medallion decorated with eagle and American flags]

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Major General George B. McClel...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. John Stiles, Linden, Genesee Co., N.Y.; postmarked at Batavia, N.Y. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing American flags and eagle on shield above ship and cannons with message "Our Army and Navy forever! Three cheers for the red, white, and blue"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flags and eagle on shield above s...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Mary A. Hubbard, Jasper, Steuben Co., N.Y., via Corning in haste; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Bath, N.Y., May 16, 1863. Annotation on verso: Direct to Savona... more

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with bundle of wheat pointing to Union flag and floating above a globe]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with bundle of wheat pointing to ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Frederick Kemp [?], Rome, Oneida Co., N.Y.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Jan. 4. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia waving American flag and riding on the back of an eagle clutching arrows with message "Onward to victory"]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia waving American flag and riding o...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Isaac French, South Chesterville, Maine; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Washington, D.C. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist F... more

Naval monument at Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.

Naval monument at Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.

No. B1155. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Civil War envelope showing emblem of the 14th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment]

[Civil War envelope showing emblem of the 14th New Hampshire Infantry ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. William R. Hunt, Westport, N.H.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked in Poolesville, Md., Dec. 29. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle emblem in front of camp scene and homecoming scene with message "The soldier's dream"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle emblem in front of camp scene and ho...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Rev. C. U. Heilman, A.B., Mercersburg, Franklin Co., Penna.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). pp/liljmem

Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc. on & near the Potomac River.

Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fo...

Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 455 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, drainage, and reli... more

[The Waltham Bank five hundred dollar private bank note proof]

[The Waltham Bank five hundred dollar private bank note proof]

Print shows vignette of Civil War soldiers with cannon, American flag, and fort in the background. Title devised by Library staff. On verso: Deposited April 8, 1862. The Waltham bank, proprs. See vol. 37, p. 172.

Map of Washington City and Georgetown /

Map of Washington City and Georgetown /

Hand colored to emphasize ward areas; wards are numbered. Removed from textual publication: Victor Hannot's street directory of Washington and Georgetown, 1863. Classification number F203.7.A1 H3. LC copy imper... more

Masonic chart.

Masonic chart.

On verso: No. 361, Lyman T. Moore, Title, Filed February 18th, 1865. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Co... more

[Statue of George Washington on horseback on top of a monument in the Capitol Square area of Richmond, Virginia]

[Statue of George Washington on horseback on top of a monument in the ...

Title devised by Library staff. Published in: Russell's Civil War photographs : 116 historic prints / by Andrew J. Russell ; with a preface by Joe Buberger and Matthew Isenberg. New York : Dover Publications, c... more

National inauguration ball, March 4th, 1865 The honor of Mrs. Joseph Wood company is requested.

National inauguration ball, March 4th, 1865 The honor of Mrs. Joseph W...

Mrs. Joseph Wood's names supplied in ink.; Inauguration.; Invitation. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera C... more

Dedication of monument at Bull Run, Va.

Dedication of monument at Bull Run, Va.

Title from item. Hand written on verso: "362 - Virginia." Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)

First annual reception of the Illinois state Republican association at Music Hall, Masonic temple. Friday evening, February 6th, 1871. Complimentary. Admit gentlemen and ladies [Washington, D. C. 1871].

First annual reception of the Illinois state Republican association at...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 206, Folder 14a.

[Masonic chart]

[Masonic chart]

C8398 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Ehrgott & Krebs.

[Map of Washington D.C. showing wood, concrete, and stone street pavements].

[Map of Washington D.C. showing wood, concrete, and stone street pavem...

Also shows block and ward numbers. Hand col. to show street paving types for 1872 and 1873. At head of legend: Nov. 1st 18[missing] pavements. Base map title: Map of the city of Washington in the District of Co... more

The two dollar shirt, the best in the United States. New York M. Thalmessinger, stationer 1875.

The two dollar shirt, the best in the United States. New York M. Thalm...

Printed in the form and appearance of a two dollar bill. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Por... more

Will he dare do it? / Th. Nast.

Will he dare do it? / Th. Nast.

Title from item. Published in Harper's Weekly, 1878 March 2, p. 176. Forms part of: Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902. Illustrations and political cartoons by Thomas Nast which is part of: Ben and Beatrice Goldstein Foun... more

Map of Washington and Georgetown showing character and extent of street pavements : July 1st 1879.

Map of Washington and Georgetown showing character and extent of stree...

Shows radial distances from Capitol. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. "House Ex. Doc. No. 1, Part 6." Includes inset "Diagram showing the divisions of the city." LC copy darkened, brittle, fold-lin... more

Map of the city of Washington.

Map of the city of Washington.

Includes index to points of interest and inset of "District of Columbia." LC copy soiled, trimmed, annotated "1880" in pencil, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web si... more

Garfield memorial hospital to be erected in the City of Washington. This is to certify that S. Denden Gallaudet has contributed one dollar towards the establishment of the Garfield memorial hospital ... New York Homer Lee Bank Note Co. [188-?].

Garfield memorial hospital to be erected in the City of Washington. Th...

Donor's name supplied in manuscript.; On verso: In exchange Gallaudet College. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ep... more