PICRYL
PICRYLThe World's Largest Public Domain Media Search Engine
Topic

nebraska

16,938 media by topicpage 1 of 170
Debates on dividing Orange County. Mr. Brush being in the chair, the House, according to the order of the day, proceeded to the consideration of the bill, for dividing Orange County, whereupon J n D N x, Esq; delivered himself as follows ... [Ne

Debates on dividing Orange County. Mr. Brush being in the chair, the H...

Imprint 2.; Orange County.; On verso: S; March 3, 1772. 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

Lewis and Clark in the Land of Blackbird, "King of the Mahas"

Lewis and Clark in the Land of Blackbird, "King of the Mahas"

The map is a cartographic reconstruction of Lewis and Clark's journey through the Blackbird Study Area near the Missouri River. It was created in conjunction with a study by Ryan M. Cooper, Steven L. De Vore, a... More

View of the Rocky Mountains on the Platte 50 miles from their base / S. Seymour, delt. ; F. Kearney, sculpt.

View of the Rocky Mountains on the Platte 50 miles from their base / S...

Title from item. Illus. in: Account of an expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains : performed in the years 1819 and '20,.../ compiled by Edwin James, botanist and geologist for the expedition... Phila... More

To the voters of Baltimore County. Fellow Citizens. Having been announced as an elector of President and Vice-President of the United States, and that annunciation being approved of by respectable meetings in the County, I did not consider it ne

To the voters of Baltimore County. Fellow Citizens. Having been announ...

Jackson, Andrew.; Campaign.; Imprint 2. 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 29, Folder 19.

Stethoscope (HOME 1835)

Stethoscope (HOME 1835)

Stethoscopes are an instrument used for auscultation, or listening to sounds produced by the body. It is used primarily to listen to the lungs, heart, and intestinal tract.

Ethyl chloride cylinder (HOME 1836)

Ethyl chloride cylinder (HOME 1836)

Metal cylinder that contained ethyl chloride. Used to administer anesthetic where regular equipment was not available. Manufactured by Gebauer.

Ethyl Chloride cylinder (HOME 1837)

Ethyl Chloride cylinder (HOME 1837)

Metal cylinder that contained ethyl chloride. Used to administer anesthetic where regular equipment was not available. Manufactured by Gebauer.

Syringe with case (HOME 1839)

Syringe with case (HOME 1839)

Syringe and case. Metal case has receptacles for 4 vials and 2 needles.

Syringe (HOME 1841)

Syringe (HOME 1841)

Syringe with two rings for fingers and one ring for thumb on the plunger. Plunger shaft marked in inches. Body is glass lined with two windows cut into body so that contents are visible. Used for extracting bod... More

Syringe kit with case (HOME 1842)

Syringe kit with case (HOME 1842)

Syringe kit with case. Plunger is marked with numbers 5-40 M. Includes: syringe, carrying case, 3 needles, small catheter, valve for use with the catheter.

Tooth extractor (HOME 1844)

Tooth extractor (HOME 1844)

Nickel plated tooth extractor. Number 15 is stamped on handle. Both handles curved to fit the hand, one handle curved to fit around the outside edge of palm. Much of the plating is worn off.

Tooth extractor (HOME 1845)

Tooth extractor (HOME 1845)

Tooth extractor. Manufactured by O. Helmold. One handle has curved end to fit around outside of edge of palm. Natural finish metal.

Tooth extractor (HOME 1846)

Tooth extractor (HOME 1846)

Tooth extractor with ivory handle. Tooth clamp is movable, semi-circular in shape. Instrument clamps on tooth and turns shaft clockwise. Shaft and clamp natural finished metal.

Whetstone (HOME 1847)

Whetstone (HOME 1847)

Used to sharpen various instruments. Stone has a very fine grit. Includes the original blue box. Manufactured by Luther Grinder Manufacturing Co.

Plat of Plattsmouth, N.T

Plat of Plattsmouth, N.T

Scale not given. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with north to the right. Cadastral map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault A... More

Timber prospects for the west by C. S. Harrison of May Flower Colony, York, Nebraska.

Timber prospects for the west by C. S. Harrison of May Flower Colony, ...

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 86, Folder 28.

Tablecloth (HOME 328)

Tablecloth (HOME 328)

1852 woven tablecloth. Blue background with white patterns. Patterns in it include eagles, deer, flowers, etc., Border design around the edges. Date 1852 woven into one corner. Quite large and heavy.

Nebraska Territory, May 1854 : Nebraska centennial, 1854-1954 : this map is the Nebraska section of the Nebraska Territory established May 1854 : authenticated by the Nebraska State Historical Society

Nebraska Territory, May 1854 : Nebraska centennial, 1854-1954 : this m...

Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map showing the Mormon, Oregon, Ox Bow, and California trails; routes of the Lewis & Clark, Mallet Brothers and Long expeditions; and historical sites. "This map prepared cou... More

Kansas from "Kanzas and Nebraska; the history, geographical and physical characteristics, and political position of those territories, etc"

Kansas from "Kanzas and Nebraska; the history, geographical and physic...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "Kanzas and Nebraska; the history, geographical and physical characteristics, and political position of those territories, etc". The title and subject terms of th... More

Map of Nebraska and Kansas Territories, showing the location of the Indian Reserves according to the treaties of 1854

Map of Nebraska and Kansas Territories, showing the location of the In...

Presidential Messages to the Senate in the 35th Congress Transmitting Treaties and Other Papers Pertaining to Relations with the Pawnee Indians

Second letter on the Nebraska question (Respectfully addressed to the delegation in Congress, from Pennsylvania.) By Charles Miner. Repeal of the Missouri compromise. [1854].

Second letter on the Nebraska question (Respectfully addressed to the ...

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 233, Folder 11.

Nebraska and Kanzas

Nebraska and Kanzas

Relief shown by hachures. Shows routes explored for Pacific railroad by Captain J.W. Gunnison and Lieutenant E.G. Beckwith; shows route for a proposed railroad to the West Coast as Governor Stevens' Route & lin... More

Forcing slavery down the throat of a freesoiler

Forcing slavery down the throat of a freesoiler

The artist lays on the Democrats the major blame for violence perpetrated against antislavery settlers in Kansas in the wake of the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Here a bearded "freesoiler" has been bound to the "Democr... More

Liberty, the fair maid of Kansas--in the hands of the "border ruffians"

Liberty, the fair maid of Kansas--in the hands of the "border ruffians...

A bitter indictment of the Democratic administration's responsibility for violence and bloodshed in Kansas in the wake of the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act. (See also "Forcing Slavery Down the Throat of a Freesoiler... More

Left Hand Splint (HOME 1856)

Left Hand Splint (HOME 1856)

Left hand wrist splint with a hand grip. Made of a hard yellow fiber. Stamped "Walker, 4L."

Memorial concerning the completion of telegraphic lines thro' Kanzas [sic] and Nebraska to Fort Laramie and Salt Lake. New York, January 8, 1857.

Memorial concerning the completion of telegraphic lines thro' Kanzas [...

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 122, Folder 10f.

Military map of Nebraska and Dakota

Military map of Nebraska and Dakota

Covers North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and portions of Minnesota, Iowa, and Kansas. Shows routes of 20 exploration or survey parties. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. At the head of title: "Expl... More

The Territory of Nebraska : embracing the public surveys up to the summer of 1857

The Territory of Nebraska : embracing the public surveys up to the sum...

Scale 1:316,800; 5 miles to 1 in. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Includes ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

map from "Letter ..., relative to his explorations in the Nebraska Territory"

map from "Letter ..., relative to his explorations in the Nebraska Ter...

This image has been taken from scan 000023 from "Letter ..., relative to his explorations in the Nebraska Territory". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of... More

Colton's Kansas and Nebraska.

Colton's Kansas and Nebraska.

Detailed map showing cities and towns, county boundaries, roads, and the railroad network. 1:1,140,480 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Map of the recently discovered gold regions in Western Kansas & Nebraska /

Map of the recently discovered gold regions in Western Kansas & Nebras...

Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

[Fenner Ferguson, Representative from Nebraska Territory], Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[Fenner Ferguson, Representative from Nebraska Territory], Thirty-fift...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 311. Each item includes subject's orig... More

General map of the United States & their territory between the Mississippi & the Pacific Ocean. 1. Showing the different surveyed routes from the Mississippi valley to the coast of Pacific Ocean, 2. the new established & proposed Post Routes, 3. the recently discovered gold, silver, and copper region in Kansas, Nebraska and Arizona.

General map of the United States & their territory between the Mississ...

Gold mines are indicated in yellow and silver mines in blue. Indicates post routes, "old trail," finished and unfinished railroads, and the proposed state of "Colona." Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Relief shown by hac... More

Civil War Block

Civil War Block

Location: Gage County Historical Society & Museum Inspiration: This block is one of 16 blocks that make up a quilt used by a Union soldier during the Civil War.  The soldier was originally from Ohio, but was in... More

Bell, Neb - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]
Civil War Block

Civil War Block

Location: Gage County Historical Society and Museum Inspiration: This block is one of 16 blocks that make up a quilt used by a Union soldier during the Civil War.  The soldier was originally from Ohio, but was ... More

Surgical clamp (HOME 1878)

Surgical clamp (HOME 1878)

Surgical clamp. Lock has two positions, nose bent slightly to the side. One handle has "Japan" stamped on the inside surface. JAC stamped on both handles. Other handle has illegible name of manufacturer stamped on it.

Elbow Splint (HOME 1859)

Elbow Splint (HOME 1859)

DuPuy adjustable wire elbow splint number 17. Manufactured by DuPuy Manufacturing Co., Warsaw, Indiana. Made of two sections of wire by and adjustable lock with a wing nut to adjust the angle. Paper label is at... More

Surgical saw (HOME 1867)

Surgical saw (HOME 1867)

Surgical saw. Blade 7 1/4" long, 1 5/16" wide. Blade fastened to handle with a screw.

Elbow Splint (1855)

Elbow Splint (1855)

Adjustable fiber posterior elbow splint, number 19, adult. Manufactured by Geo. L. Warren & Co., Niles Michigan. Right angle bend. Flesh colored fiber. Many surface cracks in interior of the splint.

Surgical clamp (HOME 1875)

Surgical clamp (HOME 1875)

Surgical clamp. Community stamped on one handle. Number 281 stamped on both handles. Clamp has 3 locking positions. Designed to used with thumb and one finger.

Forceps (HOME 1900)

Forceps (HOME 1900)

Forceps. Nickel plated. Octagon shaped handle. Instrument has flattened and curved end with small ball formed at tip. "Pat. Pending" stamped on the shaft.

Cervical dilator (HOME 1898)

Cervical dilator (HOME 1898)

Cervical dilator. 11 position lock. Lock has been repaired, apparently with a rivet. Nickel plated, except at springs, which are blue steel.

Ventilated Socket (HOME 1909)

Ventilated Socket (HOME 1909)

Ventilated socket controller. McIntosh Electrical Corporation, No. 3010, Serial number 1430. Control is by knob that is turned to move it to numbered positions.

Clavicle Splint (HOME 1861)

Clavicle Splint (HOME 1861)

DuPuy adjustable wire Hawes Clavicle splint #47. Manufactured by DuPuy Manufacturing Co., Warsaw, Indiana. This item has 2 wire sections, held together with 3 cloth belts. Wires rusted in few places.

Catheter (HOME 1895)

Catheter (HOME 1895)

Catheter. Last section is removable and threaded.

Strop (HOME 1906)

Strop (HOME 1906)

A strop is a device, typically a strip of leather, for sharpening straight razors. Handle portion is made of bent wire to form a rectangle. Clamp stamped "ZIG ZAG, CHICAGO, IL. A." Pat. numbers are illegible ... More

Lancet (HOME 1896)

Lancet (HOME 1896)

A lancet is a blood-sampling device. Two knives in brass case, which is hinged at one side. Manufactured by Joseph Allen and Sons, Sheffield England. Approximately 1/2" from the end of the blades are arrow head... More

Surgical clamp (HOME 1871)

Surgical clamp (HOME 1871)

Surgical clamp. Handles formed to fit the thumb on one side and two fingers on the other. The nose and handle bent to form "S" shape. Clamp to hold instrument closed is broken, it has been repaired with wire.... More

Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with its branches & connections through Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan.

Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with it...

Map of the midwestern states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the completed, proposed, and under-construction railroads. Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad... More

Probe (HOME 1912)

Probe (HOME 1912)

Probe with a tweezers on the end

Tweezers (HOME 1887)

Tweezers (HOME 1887)

Tweezers. Very sharp pointed ends.

Left Forearm Splint (HOME 1857)

Left Forearm Splint (HOME 1857)

Left forearm splint in yellow colored fiber. Stamped on item- "Walker 2L." Other letters on the item are illegible.

Surgical clamp (HOME 1873)

Surgical clamp (HOME 1873)

Surgical clamp. "OTTO AND SONS" stamped on handle. Clamping device to hold the instrument closed is a pin and a hole for the pin to fit into.

Dilator (HOME 1870)

Dilator (HOME 1870)

Dilator. The end of the wire on each side forms a rounded rectangle to be placed inside the nose. The wire is bent into a circle at the back to form a spring. Approximately in the center of either side is anoth... More

Scalpel (HOME 1866)

Scalpel (HOME 1866)

Scalpel. Black bone handle. A Kuhlman stamped on the blade. Used to quickly cut the tissue of extremities to permit cutting the bone in amputations.

Catheter (HOME 1892)

Catheter (HOME 1892)

Catheter. This tube has a bulb at one end with 17 small holes in it. Manufactured by Huston Bros.

Surgical Headlamp (HOME 1908)

Surgical Headlamp (HOME 1908)

Surgical headlamp. Small bulb in a socket that projects 1 1/2" from the head band, removable lens holder fastens over the bulb. The lens is cracked. Two wires lead over the head band to the socket, one wire ha... More

Surgical scissors (HOME 1902)

Surgical scissors (HOME 1902)

Surgical scissors. Nickel plated. Finger rings on handle rusted. Number 19 stamped near the pivot pin.

Probe (HOME 1913)

Probe (HOME 1913)

Three probes made to fit one inside the other. The case forms the handle for the probe being used. The probe screws into the top of the case. Entire instrument is nickel plated. This item also has a sliding cov... More

Hand Splint (HOME 1860)

Hand Splint (HOME 1860)

Hand splint. Two sections 7 1/2" long are joined by a wing nut so that it may be used for either hand. A cloth strap with 2 rings for fastening it runs through a metal retainer soldered to the wire. This has ... More

Surgical clamp (HOME 1879)

Surgical clamp (HOME 1879)

Surgical clamp. Two pieces, detachable, single position lock. Grasping end has curved ends that slide past each other. Instrument has 30 degree bend in handles. Each handle has number "8" stamped on inside surface.

Forceps (HOME 1901)

Forceps (HOME 1901)

Forceps. Entire instrument is made from one piece of metal. "SYCYRS" and "13592" stamped on the handle. On the other side of the handle is stamped "CAN. PAT. SEPT. 1, 97". End flattened last 1 1/2" spirals to t... More

Obstetrical forceps (HOME 1899)

Obstetrical forceps (HOME 1899)

Obstetrical forceps. Grasping end is 2" wide, 6" long. A wing screw is used for the pivot, number 6 is stamped on this. Manufactured by Goodvan, which is stamped on the handle.

Surgical saw (HOME 1880)

Surgical saw (HOME 1880)

Surgical saw. with a circular blade 1 1/16" diameter, 15/16" long. Handle is removable. Sliding pin in center. No identifying marks.

Probe (HOME 1891)

Probe (HOME 1891)

Probe. Square shaft, one end sharpened on two sides to form a flat edge. Other end has tip riveted on shaft with two brass rivets. Tip is spoon shaped.

Inhaler (HOME 1881)

Inhaler (HOME 1881)

Inhaler. This item has a hollow plastic handle for the patient to hold onto. Fastened to the handle is a two piece 3" holder for cotton that is to be saturated with chloroform. Attached to this are two hollow ... More

Tweezers (HOME 1886)

Tweezers (HOME 1886)

Tweezers. One side is stamped "PENN S. M. CO." On other side is stamped "GERMANY." Grasping ends designed to interlock, one side has a notch, other side is cut to fit into the notch.

Medical stirrup (HOME 1903)

Medical stirrup (HOME 1903)

Medical stirrup. Bar and pin fasten item to a table. The bar has eight notches for adjustment of the stirrup.

Suturing Needle Holder (HOME 1884)

Suturing Needle Holder (HOME 1884)

Suturing Needle Holder. Sliding clamp on one side, opposite side of handle is grooved to improve the grip. The end of each side of the handle is cut out to form an oval.

Surgical clamp (HOME 1910)

Surgical clamp (HOME 1910)

Surgical clamp. Clamps are painted with aluminum paint. At the back, a wing screw to adjust the rods for height. The top of each rod is bent to 90 degree angle with main part of rod.

Catheter (HOME 1894)

Catheter (HOME 1894)

Catheter. The instrument is bent until the end is at a 90 degree angle to the main tube.

Syringe and Case (HOME 1840)

Syringe and Case (HOME 1840)

Syringe and case. Syringe plunger turns to lock closed. Has 1 needle in case. Room in case for 6 vials and 2 needles. Case is plated brass, most of the plating is worn off the high spots on the case. Manufactur... More

Dilator (HOME 1868)

Dilator (HOME 1868)

Dilator for nostrils. Set screw to hold instrument is missing. Spring to hold it open is rusty. No manufacturers marks.

Probe (HOME 1882)

Probe (HOME 1882)

Nickel plated brass probe

Probe (HOME 1897)

Probe (HOME 1897)

Probe. Horn case, base screws onto the top. Probes are silver or other metal that tarnishes. Three probes in set, graduated sizes. Manufactured by Aloe and Penfold Co.

Suturing Needle Holder (HOME 1885)

Suturing Needle Holder (HOME 1885)

Suturing Needle holder. Two position clamp. One side of nose grooved with 7 grooves to hold needle. JAC stamped on one side at pivot point. #21 stamped on both sides of handle just behind the pivot.

Farnham Street, Omaha, Nebraska, looking East from near Court House, between 1862 and 1868

Farnham Street, Omaha, Nebraska, looking East from near Court House, b...

Title from item. Gift; R.L. Wright; 1919; (DLC/PP-1919:45965) Caption card tracings: Nebr. O-; Shelf.

Hand Splint (HOME 1863)

Hand Splint (HOME 1863)

Hand splint. Item has been used, some of material adheres to the wire. Two cloth belts join the two major sections. These are held in place by metal retaining loops soldered to the wire. The longer section has ... More

Medical stirrups (HOME 1911)

Medical stirrups (HOME 1911)

Medical Stirrups are positioning apparatuses that hold the leg and foot in a desired position. Two piece nickle plated stirrup. Adjusted by means of a wingnut.

Dilator (HOME 1883)

Dilator (HOME 1883)

Dilator for the nose. Spring steel, nickel plated. Portion to be inserted into nostril.

Probe (HOME 1890)

Probe (HOME 1890)

Silver, sterling probe stamped on one side. Instrument is made of silver wire flattened at one end. The wire has been bent many times and is not completely straight.

Dilator (HOME 1869)

Dilator (HOME 1869)

Dilator. Steel spring to hold instrument open is rusty. No manufacturers name.

Tweezers (HOME 1888)

Tweezers (HOME 1888)

Tweezers. One side has pin, other a hole, to keep the ends lined up. Toward top, 1 1/2" from the top is a second pin to prevent the instrument from being closed too much. "GERMANY" stamped inside one side, the... More