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Gunpowder for sale here / Oliver J. Stuart, N.Y.

Gunpowder for sale here / Oliver J. Stuart, N.Y.

Broadsheet advertisement for the Laflin Powder Company, Saugerties, New York, manufacturers of gunpowder, with "Offices [at] 29 Water St. cor. of Olive St. St. Louis Mo. and 79 South Water St. Chicago, Ill." sh... More

Rio San Pedro - second crossing of Devil's Rivers J.D.S

Rio San Pedro - second crossing of Devil's Rivers J.D.S

Print shows a bird's-eye view of the Devil's River valley with a military camp in the middle ground on the left, with the river visible in the background, and with mountains on the right and beyond the river. A... More

An emigrant train attacked by hostile Indians on the prairie / Champney del. ; Nichols sc.

An emigrant train attacked by hostile Indians on the prairie / Champne...

Illustration shows an emigrant wagon train being attacked by Natives while traveling across the Great Plains. Illus. in: Ballou's pictorial drawing-room companion, v. 13, no. 7 (1857 August 15), pp. 104-105. A... More

Fort Shepherd, no. 1 - Public domain albumen print photograph

Fort Shepherd, no. 1 - Public domain albumen print photograph

Photograph shows exterior view of the Hudson Bay Co. post at Fort Shepherd, British Columbia.

[Martha Canary, 1852-1903, ("Calamity Jane"), full-length portrait, seated with rifle as General Crook's scout]

[Martha Canary, 1852-1903, ("Calamity Jane"), full-length portrait, se...

Photo copyrighted by H. R. Locke. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Davy Crockett Ward of Bog Trotters Band and his wife, Galax, Virginia]

[Davy Crockett Ward of Bog Trotters Band and his wife, Galax, Virginia...

Title devised by Library staff based on caption information and inventory lists. Handwritten on back: "Davy Crockett Ward & wife; Galax Va 1937." Accompanying note reads: "These pictures were made by CBS photog... More

George Henry Boughton - Pilgrims going to church

George Henry Boughton - Pilgrims going to church

Photograph shows Pilgrims walking through a snowy landscape. Photograph of a 1867 painting by George Henry Boughton.

The Ballad of Davy Crockett (9 Photographs)

The Ballad of Davy Crockett (9 Photographs)

Federal Theatre Project Collection: Production Records-Photographic Negatives File. The Photographic Negatives File is a collection of approximately 9,000 negatives, mainly from the New York, NY units, document... More

The Ballad of Davy Crockett (9 Photographs)

The Ballad of Davy Crockett (9 Photographs)

Federal Theatre Project Collection: Production Records-Photographic Negatives File. The Photographic Negatives File is a collection of approximately 9,000 negatives, mainly from the New York, NY units, document... More

Our pioneer days in Minnesota,, Pioneering the Upper Midwest 1820 - 1910

Our pioneer days in Minnesota,, Pioneering the Upper Midwest 1820 - 19...

Gertrude Vandergon wrote her reminiscences in a series of lengthy letters addressed to her children. It is difficult to date these letters accurately because of conflicting information in the preface and epilog... More

A summer on the Canadian Prairie (1910) (14595604478)

A summer on the Canadian Prairie (1910) (14595604478)

Identifier: summeroncanadia00binn (find matches) Title: A summer on the Canadian Prairie Year: 1910 (1910s) Authors: Binnie-Clark, Georgina Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life Publisher: Toronto : Musson C... More

Along the New Line to the Pacific Coast. Opportunities on the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway (1908) (14780423844)

Along the New Line to the Pacific Coast. Opportunities on the Chicago,...

Identifier: alongnewlinetopa00chic (find matches) Title: Along the New Line to the Pacific Coast. Opportunities on the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Year: 1908 (1900s) Authors: Chicago, Milwaukee, an... More

Bushy - a romance founded on fact (1896) (14773186722)

Bushy - a romance founded on fact (1896) (14773186722)

Identifier: bushyromancefoun00alde (find matches) Title: Bushy : a romance founded on fact Year: 1896 (1890s) Authors: Alden, Cynthia May Westover, 1862- Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life -- Rocky Mountai... More

Pioneer narratives of the firty twenty-five years of Kansas history (1912) (14760974241)

Pioneer narratives of the firty twenty-five years of Kansas history (1...

Identifier: pioneernarrative00gree (find matches) Title: Pioneer narratives of the firty twenty-five years of Kansas history Year: 1912 (1910s) Authors: Green, Charles Ransley, 1845- (from old catalog) Subje... More

S.D. Butcher's pioneer history of Custer County - and short sketches of early days in Nebraska (1901) (14576899858)

S.D. Butcher's pioneer history of Custer County - and short sketches o...

Identifier: sdbutcherspionee00butc (find matches) Title: S.D. Butcher's pioneer history of Custer County : and short sketches of early days in Nebraska Year: 1901 (1900s) Authors: Butcher, Solomon D. (Solomo... More

S.D. Butcher's pioneer history of Custer County - and short sketches of early days in Nebraska (1901) (14761156574)

S.D. Butcher's pioneer history of Custer County - and short sketches o...

Identifier: sdbutcherspionee00butc (find matches) Title: S.D. Butcher's pioneer history of Custer County : and short sketches of early days in Nebraska Year: 1901 (1900s) Authors: Butcher, Solomon D. (Solomo... More

S.D. Butcher's pioneer history of Custer County - and short sketches of early days in Nebraska (1901) (14761236244)

S.D. Butcher's pioneer history of Custer County - and short sketches o...

Identifier: sdbutcherspionee00butc (find matches) Title: S.D. Butcher's pioneer history of Custer County : and short sketches of early days in Nebraska Year: 1901 (1900s) Authors: Butcher, Solomon D. (Solomo... More

The border and the buffalo, an untold story of the southwest plains; the bloody border of Missouri and Kansas. The story of the slaughter of the buffalo. Westward among the big game and wild tribes. A (14576015160)

The border and the buffalo, an untold story of the southwest plains; t...

Mart Daley / Mart Daily Identifier: borderbuffalount00cook (find matches) Title: The border and the buffalo, an untold story of the southwest plains; the bloody border of Missouri and Kansas. The story of the ... More

The story of my boyhood and youth (1913) (14766263871)

The story of my boyhood and youth (1913) (14766263871)

Identifier: storyofmyboyhood00muir (find matches) Title: The story of my boyhood and youth Year: 1913 (1910s) Authors: Muir, John, 1838-1914 Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life Publisher: Boston : Houghton... More

The story of my boyhood and youth (1913) (14767066414)

The story of my boyhood and youth (1913) (14767066414)

Identifier: storyofmyboyhood00muir (find matches) Title: The story of my boyhood and youth Year: 1913 (1910s) Authors: Muir, John, 1838-1914 Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life Publisher: Boston : Houghton... More

Austin-Whittemore House, 15 Austin Street, Vermillion, Clay County, SD

Austin-Whittemore House, 15 Austin Street, Vermillion, Clay County, SD

Significance: Built five years prior to South Dakota statehood, this house is one of the few surviving 19th century structures in the vicinity of Vermillion. It is a rare permanent frontier structure with a fe... More

[J.D. Semler, near Woods Park, Custer County, Nebraska]

[J.D. Semler, near Woods Park, Custer County, Nebraska]

Photograph shows (from l. to r.) Lillie Semler holding daughter, Daisy, son George standing next to chair, and J.D. Semler standing with donkey, sod house in background. Identifications received from Betty Winb... More

The miners pioneer ten commandments of 1849--Scenes when crossing the plains in 1849 / Kurz & Allison's Art Studio, Chicago, U.S.A.

The miners pioneer ten commandments of 1849--Scenes when crossing the ...

14 scenes of lives of pioneer gold miners, including camp life, attacks by Indians and bears, mining, crossing the plains, etc., with text of "miners pioneers ten commandments."

Denver International Airport Site, Between Fifty-sixth & 128th Avenues, Buckley Road & Box Elder Creek, Denver, Denver County, CO

Denver International Airport Site, Between Fifty-sixth & 128th Avenues...

Significance: The Denver International Airport site has a Euroamerican history that can be traced to the early nineteenth century. Today, cultural remains and archival information exist to explain and interpre... More

Denver International Airport Site, Between Fifty-sixth & 128th Avenues, Buckley Road & Box Elder Creek, Denver, Denver County, CO

Denver International Airport Site, Between Fifty-sixth & 128th Avenues...

Significance: The Denver International Airport site has a Euroamerican history that can be traced to the early nineteenth century. Today, cultural remains and archival information exist to explain and interpre... More

Journal of William Brown while traveling from Virginia to Kentucky

Journal of William Brown while traveling from Virginia to Kentucky

Public domain history book page scan, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Journal of William Brown while traveling from Virginia to Kentucky

Journal of William Brown while traveling from Virginia to Kentucky

Public domain history book page scan, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

American progress - Print, Library of Congress collection

American progress - Print, Library of Congress collection

Print shows an allegorical female figure of America leading pioneers westward, as they travel on foot, in a stagecoach, conestoga wagon, and by railroads, where they encounter Native Americans and herds of biso... More

American progress - Print, Library of Congress collection

American progress - Print, Library of Congress collection

Print shows an allegorical female figure of America leading pioneers westward, as they travel on foot, in a stagecoach, conestoga wagon, and by railroads, where they encounter Native Americans and herds of biso... More

Gold Hill, Nevada / T.H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Gold Hill, Nevada / T.H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Photograph showing a mill town. The albumen silver print is a photographic printing process that was widely used in the 19th century. It involves coating paper support with a mixture of egg whites and salt, wh... More

[Hartley Ranch, Lillian Township on the Middle Loup River, Custer County, Nebraska]

[Hartley Ranch, Lillian Township on the Middle Loup River, Custer Coun...

Photograph shows a family standing and sitting, two men on horseback, in front of sod house with antlers on the roof. No. 225 inscribed on negative lower right.

Virginia City, General View Area Survey, Virginia City, Storey County, NV

Virginia City, General View Area Survey, Virginia City, Storey County,...

Survey number: HABS NV-15-77 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000458

Virginia City, General View Area Survey, Virginia City, Storey County, NV

Virginia City, General View Area Survey, Virginia City, Storey County,...

Survey number: HABS NV-15-77 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000458

Virginia City, General View Area Survey, Virginia City, Storey County, NV

Virginia City, General View Area Survey, Virginia City, Storey County,...

Survey number: HABS NV-15-77 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000458

Bowman's Castle, Front & Second Streets, Brownsville, Fayette County, PA

Bowman's Castle, Front & Second Streets, Brownsville, Fayette County, ...

Significance: Originally constructed by Jacob Bowman as a trading post & home, Bowman's Castle was both an important commercial enterprise on Pennsylvania's frontier and home to one of the area's most prominent... More

Proofs of the corruption of Gen. James Wilkinson and of his connection with Aaron Burr : with a full refutation of his slanderous allegations in relation to the character of the principal witness against him

Proofs of the corruption of Gen. James Wilkinson and of his connection...

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Whitcomb Cabin, BZ Corners, Glenwood County Road (Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge), Glenwood, Klickitat County, WA

Whitcomb Cabin, BZ Corners, Glenwood County Road (Conboy Lake National...

Picryl description: Public domain image of wildlife, wild animals, nature, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Whitcomb Cabin, BZ Corners, Glenwood County Road (Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge), Glenwood, Klickitat County, WA

Whitcomb Cabin, BZ Corners, Glenwood County Road (Conboy Lake National...

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Whitcomb Cabin, BZ Corners, Glenwood County Road (Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge), Glenwood, Klickitat County, WA

Whitcomb Cabin, BZ Corners, Glenwood County Road (Conboy Lake National...

Picryl description: Public domain image of wildlife, wild animals, nature, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Whitcomb Cabin, BZ Corners, Glenwood County Road (Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge), Glenwood, Klickitat County, WA

Whitcomb Cabin, BZ Corners, Glenwood County Road (Conboy Lake National...

Picryl description: Public domain image of wildlife, wild animals, nature, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Calamity Jane on Wild Bill's grave

Calamity Jane on Wild Bill's grave

Photographs shows Martha Jane Burke, popularly known as Calamity Jane, standing by the grave of Wild Bill Hickok in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Deadwood, South Dakota.

Fort Bowman, Frontage Road, Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia

Fort Bowman, Frontage Road, Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia

Significance: Built in 1753 for George Bowman, the gray limestone house is a significant example of the influence of Pennsylvania German building traditions on the architecture of the Shenandoah Valley. Survey... More

Curtis Wharf, O & Second Streets, Anacortes, Skagit County, WA

Curtis Wharf, O & Second Streets, Anacortes, Skagit County, WA

Significance: Curtis Wharf is significant both in its contribution to history at the local and regional levels as a maritime commercial and industrial complex and in its illustration of a type of vernacular arc... More

Mountain meadows / from nature by S.H. Redmond ; [drawn on stone by] H. Steinegger ; Lith. Britton, Rey & Co.

Mountain meadows / from nature by S.H. Redmond ; [drawn on stone by] H...

Wagon train and Indians hiding behind rocks. Copyright by H. Williams, Pres. Pacific Art Co.

Gold Hill, Nevada / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Gold Hill, Nevada / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Photograph shows a mining town. The photographer's portable developing box is in the lower left corner of the image. Plate 127 from: Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel / United States Army Corps o... More

Brinegar Cabin, Blue Ridge Parkway, Moxley, Wilkes County, NC

Brinegar Cabin, Blue Ridge Parkway, Moxley, Wilkes County, NC

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-19 Survey number: HABS NC-188 Building/structure dates: 1885 Initial Construction

Brinegar Cabin, Blue Ridge Parkway, Moxley, Wilkes County, NC

Brinegar Cabin, Blue Ridge Parkway, Moxley, Wilkes County, NC

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-19 Survey number: HABS NC-188 Building/structure dates: 1885 Initial Construction

Hopewell Plantation, Clemson University Campus, near intersection of Old Cherry Road and Old Stone Church Road, Clemson, Pickens County, SC

Hopewell Plantation, Clemson University Campus, near intersection of O...

2006 Charles E. Peterson Prize Significance: Built about 1785 initially a log structure, Hopewell is representative of a rural house type, which was common in the late 18th and early 19th century in the backcou... More

Hopewell Plantation, Clemson University Campus, near intersection of Old Cherry Road and Old Stone Church Road, Clemson, Pickens County, SC

Hopewell Plantation, Clemson University Campus, near intersection of O...

2006 Charles E. Peterson Prize Significance: Built about 1785 initially a log structure, Hopewell is representative of a rural house type, which was common in the late 18th and early 19th century in the backcou... More

[Pioneers in covered wagons] - Drawing. Public domain image.

[Pioneers in covered wagons] - Drawing. Public domain image.

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1939:0060). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Jonathan Hager House (Foundation), Hagerstown, Washington County, MD

Jonathan Hager House (Foundation), Hagerstown, Washington County, MD

Survey number: HABS MD-39 Building/structure dates: ca. 1740 Initial Construction

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tupelo, Lee County, MS

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tu...

Significance: A regional Good Roads movement championed by the Natchez Trace Military Highway Association in 1916 continued an effort initiated by the Mississippi Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) to c... More

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tupelo, Lee County, MS

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tu...

Significance: A regional Good Roads movement championed by the Natchez Trace Military Highway Association in 1916 continued an effort initiated by the Mississippi Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) to c... More

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tupelo, Lee County, MS

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tu...

Significance: A regional Good Roads movement championed by the Natchez Trace Military Highway Association in 1916 continued an effort initiated by the Mississippi Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) to c... More

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tupelo, Lee County, MS

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tu...

Significance: A regional Good Roads movement championed by the Natchez Trace Military Highway Association in 1916 continued an effort initiated by the Mississippi Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) to c... More

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tupelo, Lee County, MS

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tu...

Significance: A regional Good Roads movement championed by the Natchez Trace Military Highway Association in 1916 continued an effort initiated by the Mississippi Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) to c... More

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tupelo, Lee County, MS

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tu...

Significance: A regional Good Roads movement championed by the Natchez Trace Military Highway Association in 1916 continued an effort initiated by the Mississippi Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) to c... More

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tupelo, Lee County, MS

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tu...

Significance: A regional Good Roads movement championed by the Natchez Trace Military Highway Association in 1916 continued an effort initiated by the Mississippi Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) to c... More

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tupelo, Lee County, MS

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tu...

Significance: A regional Good Roads movement championed by the Natchez Trace Military Highway Association in 1916 continued an effort initiated by the Mississippi Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) to c... More

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tupelo, Lee County, MS

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tu...

Significance: A regional Good Roads movement championed by the Natchez Trace Military Highway Association in 1916 continued an effort initiated by the Mississippi Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) to c... More

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tupelo, Lee County, MS

Natchez Trace Parkway, Located between Natchez, MS & Nashville, TN, Tu...

Significance: A regional Good Roads movement championed by the Natchez Trace Military Highway Association in 1916 continued an effort initiated by the Mississippi Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) to c... More

Daniel Boon [sic] from a picture by J.W. Berry painted for James Hall Esqr. / Childs & Inman lithrs.

Daniel Boon [sic] from a picture by J.W. Berry painted for James Hall ...

Print shows Daniel Boone, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing coat with fur collar, with handle of knife showing on the right. May have been painted by James W. Berry, 1805-1877. (DLC/PP-1998:151... More

Suspicious guests / drawn by H.F. Farny.

Suspicious guests / drawn by H.F. Farny.

Print shows a Native approaching four men around a fire cooking a meal, in the background are two Natives seated on horseback. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 35, no. 1782 (1887 February 5), pp. 96-97. Signed o... More

A frontier ranch, eastern Montana

A frontier ranch, eastern Montana

Photograph shows two men and a woman standing outside a log cabin.

"49ers" - Drawing. Public domain image., Political Cartoon

"49ers" - Drawing. Public domain image., Political Cartoon

Forty-niners arrive and depart from Sacramento, California, a small frontier town with a dance hall, poker parlor, saloon and barter center. Some pan for gold in the nearby river, while others stake their clai... More

Iron River Wis., in 1908, Iron River, Wis., in 1888

Iron River Wis., in 1908, Iron River, Wis., in 1888

Postcard shows a parade on a commercial street in Iron River in 1908 and four scenes of Iron River in 1888 including two scenes of settlers in front of cabins, a man in a canoe, and railroad tracks. F 70753 U.S... More

Calamity Jane's Rock. Custer State Park, South Dakota

Calamity Jane's Rock. Custer State Park, South Dakota

Public domain photograph of South Dakota, United States, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Marble statue of David "Davy" Crockett, by Elizabet Ney, unveiled on this spot in the Texas Capitol South Foyer in 1903. Austin, Texas

Marble statue of David "Davy" Crockett, by Elizabet Ney, unveiled on t...

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Golden City, C.T. - looking west / sketched by A.E. Mathews.

Golden City, C.T. - looking west / sketched by A.E. Mathews.

Print shows bird's-eye view of Golden City, Jefferson County, Colorado Territory.

Let 'er buck, a story of the passing of the old West (1921) (14596066639)

Let 'er buck, a story of the passing of the old West (1921) (145960666...

Identifier: leterbuckstoryof01furl (find matches) Title: Let 'er buck, a story of the passing of the old West Year: 1921 (1920s) Authors: Furlong, Charles Wellington, 1874- Subjects: Frontier and pioneer li... More

Let 'er buck, a story of the passing of the old West (1921) (14596069489)

Let 'er buck, a story of the passing of the old West (1921) (145960694...

Identifier: leterbuckstoryof01furl (find matches) Title: Let 'er buck, a story of the passing of the old West Year: 1921 (1920s) Authors: Furlong, Charles Wellington, 1874- Subjects: Frontier and pioneer li... More

Philip Seymour, or, Pioneer life in Richland County, Ohio - founded on facts (1858) (14596507870)

Philip Seymour, or, Pioneer life in Richland County, Ohio - founded on...

Identifier: philipseymourorp00mgaw (find matches) Title: Philip Seymour, or, Pioneer life in Richland County, Ohio : founded on facts Year: 1858 (1850s) Authors: M'Gaw, James Francis, 1823-1872 Subjects: Fr... More

The awakening of the desert (1912) (14798571513)

The awakening of the desert (1912) (14798571513)

Identifier: awakeningofdese00birg (find matches) Title: The awakening of the desert Year: 1912 (1910s) Authors: Birge, Julius Charles, 1839-1923 Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life Publisher: Boston R.G. B... More

The cattle queen of Montana (1894) (14770615592)

The cattle queen of Montana (1894) (14770615592)

Identifier: cattlequeenofmon00coll (find matches) Title: The cattle queen of Montana Year: 1894 (1890s) Authors: Collins, Elizabeth M. Smith, b. 1844. (from old catalog) Wallace, Charles. (from old catalog) ... More

The land of open doors; being letters from western Canada. With foreword by Earl Grey (1914) (14595590947)

The land of open doors; being letters from western Canada. With forewo...

Identifier: landofopendoorsb00bick (find matches) Title: The land of open doors; being letters from western Canada. With foreword by Earl Grey Year: 1914 (1910s) Authors: Bickersteth, John Burgon Subjects: ... More

Thirty years on the frontier (1906) (14754416646)

Thirty years on the frontier (1906) (14754416646)

Identifier: thirtyyearsonfro01mcre (find matches) Title: Thirty years on the frontier Year: 1906 (1900s) Authors: McReynolds, Robert Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life Publisher: Colorado Springs, Col., E... More

Austin-Whittemore House, 15 Austin Street, Vermillion, Clay County, SD

Austin-Whittemore House, 15 Austin Street, Vermillion, Clay County, SD

Significance: Built five years prior to South Dakota statehood, this house is one of the few surviving 19th century structures in the vicinity of Vermillion. It is a rare permanent frontier structure with a fe... More

[William Couhig, Dale (Dale Valley), Custer County, Nebraska]

[William Couhig, Dale (Dale Valley), Custer County, Nebraska]

Photograph shows a man and a woman, possibly William Couhig and his wife, standing in front of a sod house; the woman is holding a short rope attached to a sheep, a cat is on the ground next to her, and a horse... More

Ft. Ruby, Nevada / T.H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Ft. Ruby, Nevada / T.H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Photograph showing two houses. Plate 112 from: Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel / United States Army Corps of Engineers; Clarence King, geologist in charge. [Washington, D.C.; 187-?]. Exhibited:... More

Ft. Ruby, Nevada / T.H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Ft. Ruby, Nevada / T.H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Photograph showing two houses. Plate 112 from: Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel / United States Army Corps of Engineers; Clarence King, geologist in charge. [Washington, D.C.; 187-?]. Exhibited:... More

"Calamnity [i.e. Calamity] Peak." Near Custer City on B. & M. R'y.  Title of Peak from the most noted character in Black Hills

"Calamnity [i.e. Calamity] Peak." Near Custer City on B. & M. R'y. Ti...

Center view of Calamity Peak. Copyright deposit. Title transcribed from item. Forms part of: John C.H. Grabill collection.

Bowman's Castle, Front & Second Streets, Brownsville, Fayette County, PA

Bowman's Castle, Front & Second Streets, Brownsville, Fayette County, ...

Significance: Originally constructed by Jacob Bowman as a trading post & home, Bowman's Castle was both an important commercial enterprise on Pennsylvania's frontier and home to one of the area's most prominent... More

Bowman's Castle, Front & Second Streets, Brownsville, Fayette County, PA

Bowman's Castle, Front & Second Streets, Brownsville, Fayette County, ...

Significance: Originally constructed by Jacob Bowman as a trading post & home, Bowman's Castle was both an important commercial enterprise on Pennsylvania's frontier and home to one of the area's most prominent... More

Tyne Woody House, Cataloochee, Haywood County, NC

Tyne Woody House, Cataloochee, Haywood County, NC

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-16 Survey number: HABS NC-5 Building/structure dates: 1893 Initial Construction

Proofs of the corruption of Gen. James Wilkinson and of his connection with Aaron Burr : with a full refutation of his slanderous allegations in relation to the character of the principal witness against him

Proofs of the corruption of Gen. James Wilkinson and of his connection...

Picryl description: Public domain historic political document page scan, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Whitcomb Cabin, BZ Corners, Glenwood County Road (Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge), Glenwood, Klickitat County, WA

Whitcomb Cabin, BZ Corners, Glenwood County Road (Conboy Lake National...

Picryl description: Public domain image of wildlife, wild animals, nature, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Calamity Peak. Near Custer, named after "Calamity Jane," the most noted character in the Black Hills

Calamity Peak. Near Custer, named after "Calamity Jane," the most note...

Rock formations and trees as seen from plains. Copyright deposit. Title transcribed from item. Forms part of: John C.H. Grabill collection.

Fort Bowman, Frontage Road, Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia

Fort Bowman, Frontage Road, Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia

Significance: Built in 1753 for George Bowman, the gray limestone house is a significant example of the influence of Pennsylvania German building traditions on the architecture of the Shenandoah Valley. Survey... More

Fort Bowman, Frontage Road, Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia

Fort Bowman, Frontage Road, Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia

Significance: Built in 1753 for George Bowman, the gray limestone house is a significant example of the influence of Pennsylvania German building traditions on the architecture of the Shenandoah Valley. Survey... More

Fort Bowman, Frontage Road, Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia

Fort Bowman, Frontage Road, Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia

Significance: Built in 1753 for George Bowman, the gray limestone house is a significant example of the influence of Pennsylvania German building traditions on the architecture of the Shenandoah Valley. Survey... More

Curtis Wharf, O & Second Streets, Anacortes, Skagit County, WA

Curtis Wharf, O & Second Streets, Anacortes, Skagit County, WA

Significance: Curtis Wharf is significant both in its contribution to history at the local and regional levels as a maritime commercial and industrial complex and in its illustration of a type of vernacular arc... More

The persuit [i.e. pursuit] - Public domain graphic arts, Library of Congress

The persuit [i.e. pursuit] - Public domain graphic arts, Library of Co...

Man from the Pony Express, on horseback, fleeing from Indians, on Indian burial grounds.

The persuit [i.e. pursuit] - Engraving, Public domain image

The persuit [i.e. pursuit] - Engraving, Public domain image

Man from the Pony Express, on horseback, fleeing from Indians, on Indian burial grounds.

Mountain meadows / from nature by S.H. Redmond ; [drawn on stone by] H. Steinegger ; Lith. Britton, Rey & Co.

Mountain meadows / from nature by S.H. Redmond ; [drawn on stone by] H...

Wagon train and Indians hiding behind rocks. Copyright by H. Williams, Pres. Pacific Art Co.

Gold Hill, Nevada / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Gold Hill, Nevada / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Photograph shows a mining town. The photographer's portable developing box is in the lower left corner of the image. Plate 127 from: Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel / United States Army Corps o... More

Brinegar Cabin, Blue Ridge Parkway, Moxley, Wilkes County, NC

Brinegar Cabin, Blue Ridge Parkway, Moxley, Wilkes County, NC

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-19 Survey number: HABS NC-188 Building/structure dates: 1885 Initial Construction

Hopewell Plantation, Clemson University Campus, near intersection of Old Cherry Road and Old Stone Church Road, Clemson, Pickens County, SC

Hopewell Plantation, Clemson University Campus, near intersection of O...

2006 Charles E. Peterson Prize Significance: Built about 1785 initially a log structure, Hopewell is representative of a rural house type, which was common in the late 18th and early 19th century in the backcou... More

Hopewell Plantation, Clemson University Campus, near intersection of Old Cherry Road and Old Stone Church Road, Clemson, Pickens County, SC

Hopewell Plantation, Clemson University Campus, near intersection of O...

2006 Charles E. Peterson Prize Significance: Built about 1785 initially a log structure, Hopewell is representative of a rural house type, which was common in the late 18th and early 19th century in the backcou... More

Hopewell Plantation, Clemson University Campus, near intersection of Old Cherry Road and Old Stone Church Road, Clemson, Pickens County, SC

Hopewell Plantation, Clemson University Campus, near intersection of O...

2006 Charles E. Peterson Prize Significance: Built about 1785 initially a log structure, Hopewell is representative of a rural house type, which was common in the late 18th and early 19th century in the backcou... More

A pretty girl in the West - Public domain  drawing

A pretty girl in the West - Public domain drawing

Drawing shows a young woman sitting on a hammock, playing a guitar, and a man sitting on the outer wall of a covered porch. (DLC/PP-1933:0126). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congr... More

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