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A person carrying a can of Karo syrup at Berg's Supermarket, circa 1950

A person carrying a can of Karo syrup at Berg's Supermarket, circa 195...

Original Collection: Gifford Photographic Collection..Item Number: P 218 SG 6 Series 1 ...You can find this image by searching for the item number by clicking here ( http://oregondigital.org/digcol ) . ..Want m... more

Arrow Shaft Straightener

Arrow Shaft Straightener

United States, Oregon, Columbia River region

Mortar

Mortar

United States, Oregon, Columbia River region

Figure

Figure

United States, Oregon, Columbia River region

Figure

Figure

United States, Oregon, Columbia River region

Figure

Figure

United States, Oregon, Columbia River region

Pestle

Pestle

United States, Oregon, Columbia River region

Anchor

Anchor

United States, Oregon, Columbia River region

To the sheriff or marshall of the said County of [blank] or either of their deputies or constables of the town of [blank] within the said County or to any or either of them greeting. In his Majesty’s name you are required to attach the goods or

To the sheriff or marshall of the said County of [blank] or either of ...

Blank form filled in in mss. and dated in mss. Nov. 26, 1753.; Not in Ford or Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Prin... more

[Plat of a survey for William Hughes, Jr. of 460 acres in Frederick County, Va. on the Cacapon River].

[Plat of a survey for William Hughes, Jr. of 460 acres in Frederick Co...

Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington Atlas. 1932. Survey plot is located either in Hampshire County or Morgan County, W. Va. Handwritten on verso: William Hughes Junr., plat for 460 acres, 1753,... more

A plan of the west line or parallel of latitude, which is the boundary between the provinces of Maryland and Pensylvania : a plan of the boundary lines between the province of Maryland and the Three Lower Counties on Delaware with part of the parallel of latitude which is the boundary between the provinces of Maryland and Pennsylvania /

A plan of the west line or parallel of latitude, which is the boundary...

Shows the Mason and Dixon line. Relief shown pictorially. First part of title appears at left margin, second part at right margin. Originally issued on 2 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress W... more

To the inhabitants of the City and County of Philadelphia. Gentlemen. You are come here this day to determine whether you will be freemen or slaves. The New-Yorkers have betrayed a meaness and cowardice in deserting us in the present important j

To the inhabitants of the City and County of Philadelphia. Gentlemen. ...

Positive Photostat. 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 143, Folder 14.

[Plat of a survey of 2,314 acres of land, being the first large bottom on the east side of the Ohio River, 3 or 4 miles below the mouth, a portion of which is divided into 17 lots]

[Plat of a survey of 2,314 acres of land, being the first large bottom...

Scale ca. 1:20,000. Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington atlas. 1932. Cover title: George Washington; survey of land in Ohio, a grant from the Colony of Virginia to Washington for military service... more

To Be Sold, or Let on Improving Leases

To Be Sold, or Let on Improving Leases

Notice for sale or leasing of land in Northampton County, Pennsylvania - in German and English; printedby Melchior Steiner, Phial., 1788. Reference copy may be in LOT 4385 A. This record contains unverified, ol... more

Map of the western & middle portions of North America : to illustrate the history of California, Oregon, and the other countries on the north-west coast of America /

Map of the western & middle portions of North America : to illustrate ...

Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, DC. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

... The Report. The committee appointed "to see if the town will apply to the justices of the Court of sessions to have a building erected in this town to be used by the County as a House of correction, or adopt any other measures that may tend

... The Report. The committee appointed "to see if the town will apply...

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 26, Folder 17.

map from "Annals of Tryon County; or, the Border warfare of New-York, during the Revolution. [With an appendix.]"

map from "Annals of Tryon County; or, the Border warfare of New-York, ...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "Annals of Tryon County; or, the Border warfare of New-York, during the Revolution. [With an appendix.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been gene... more

Map of the United States, Territory of Oregon, west of the Rocky Mountains, exhibiting the various trading depots or forts occupied by the British Hudson Bay Company, connected with the western and northwestern fur trade /

Map of the United States, Territory of Oregon, west of the Rocky Mount...

Relief shown by hachures. "S. Doc. no. 470, 25 Con. 2 s." Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in pencil: scale incorrect. Another issue d... more

Map of the United States, Territory of Oregon, west of the Rocky Mountains, exhibiting the various trading depots or forts occupied by the British Hudson Bay Company, connected with the western and northwestern fur trade /

Map of the United States, Territory of Oregon, west of the Rocky Mount...

Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. Relief shown by hachures. Label pasted on, signed in black ink: Wash: Hood Capt. Topl. Engrs. LC copy annotated in pencil with extensive notes and revisions. "S. Doc. no. 470, 25 Con. 2 s... more

Map of the county west of Cumberland towards the Ohio river, showing the various lines surveyed or reconnoitred [sic] for the extension of the Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road to its western terminus referred to in the report of the chief engineer of September 20th, 1843.

Map of the county west of Cumberland towards the Ohio river, showing t...

Lightly colored map on tracing linen showing western Pennsylvania, western Maryland, parts of Virginia and West Virginia and most of Ohio. Scale 1:316,800. LC Railroad maps, 335 Description derived from publish... more

Trouble in the Spartan ranks. Old Durham in the field

Trouble in the Spartan ranks. Old Durham in the field

A complex and somewhat obscure satire celebrating the defeat of Dorrite Democrats in the Rhode Island state elections of spring 1843. The canvass was held the year following the successful suppression of the Do... more

Chinook lodge / drawn by A.T. Agate ; R.W. Dawson sc.

Chinook lodge / drawn by A.T. Agate ; R.W. Dawson sc.

Interior view of Chinook lodge. Illus. in: Narrative of the United States exploring expedition. During the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 / By Charles Wilkes... In five volumes, with thirteen maps... Philad... more

North America from "On the discovery of the Mississippi, and on the South-Western, Oregon, and North-Western Boundary of the United States. With a translation from the original M.S. of Memoirs ... relating to the discovery of the Mississippi, by R. Cavelier de la Salle, and the Chevalier H. de Fonty"

North America from "On the discovery of the Mississippi, and on the So...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "On the discovery of the Mississippi, and on the South-Western, Oregon, and North-Western Boundary of the United States. With a translation from the original M.S.... more

A Kalapuya man - a native of Oregon / drawn by A.T. Agate ; W.H. Dougal sc.

A Kalapuya man - a native of Oregon / drawn by A.T. Agate ; W.H. Douga...

Head-and-shoulders portrait of a Kalapuya man. Illus. in: Narrative of the United States exploring expedition. During the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 / By Charles Wilkes... In five volumes, with thirteen... more

Astoria, Columbia River

Astoria, Columbia River

Oregon. View with large U.S. flag in mid-grd.; river and mtn. in backgrd.

map from "History of the Oregon Territory and British North-American Fur Trade; with an account of the habits and customs of the principal native tribes"

map from "History of the Oregon Territory and British North-American F...

This image has been taken from scan 000015 from "History of the Oregon Territory and British North-American Fur Trade; with an account of the habits and customs of the principal native tribes". The title and su... more

Concomely's tomb, Astoria / drawn by A.T. Agate ; W.E. Tucker sc.

Concomely's tomb, Astoria / drawn by A.T. Agate ; W.E. Tucker sc.

A carved and painted, raised, Native burial platform. Illus. in: Narrative of the United States exploring expedition. During the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 / By Charles Wilkes... In five volumes, with t... more

Pine Forest, Oregon

Pine Forest, Oregon

Print shows a man measuring the girth of a huge tree. Engraving by W.E. Tucker. Drawing by J. Drayton. Illus. in: Charles Wilkes, Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, Phila., 1844, oppos. p. 122... more

map from "The history of Oregon, geographical and political"

map from "The history of Oregon, geographical and political"

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "The history of Oregon, geographical and political". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Libr... more

map from "The history of Oregon, geographical and political"

map from "The history of Oregon, geographical and political"

This image has been taken from scan 000009 from "The history of Oregon, geographical and political". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Libr... more

engraving from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842; and to the Oregon and North California, in the years 1843, 44"

engraving from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mounta...

This image has been taken from scan 000215 from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842; and to the Oregon and North California, in the years 1843, 44". The title and subject... more

Wyoming from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842; and to the Oregon and North California, in the years 1843, 44"

Wyoming from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountain...

This image has been taken from scan 000049 from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842; and to the Oregon and North California, in the years 1843, 44". The title and subject... more

The patriots getting their beans

The patriots getting their beans

A satirical view of the scramble among newly elected President James K. Polk's 1844 campaign supporters, or "patriots," for "their beans," i.e., patronage and other official favors. Polk (upper right) sits in t... more

1842 from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842; and to the Oregon and North California, in the years 1843, 44"

1842 from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains i...

This image has been taken from scan 000081 from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842; and to the Oregon and North California, in the years 1843, 44". The title and subject... more

map from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842; and to the Oregon and North California, in the years 1843, 44"

map from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in...

This image has been taken from scan 000180 from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842; and to the Oregon and North California, in the years 1843, 44". The title and subject... more

map from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842; and to the Oregon and North California, in the years 1843, 44"

map from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in...

This image has been taken from scan 000159 from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842; and to the Oregon and North California, in the years 1843, 44". The title and subject... more

The coon party crossing Cayuga Bridge Novr. 1844.  Or the effects of Cassius M. Clay's  political tour to western N. York

The coon party crossing Cayuga Bridge Novr. 1844. Or the effects of C...

A cartoon on the defeat of Whig Henry Clay in the 1844 presidential election, ascribing his loss of the state of New York to his cousin Cassius M. Clay's campaign tour on his behalf. Oddly, though given promine... more

Polk's dream

Polk's dream

Here Clay is critical of James K. Polk's public advocacy of the 54.40 parallel as the northern boundary of American territory in Oregon. The cartoon also alludes to widespread uncertainty as to the course the ... more

Territory of Oregon from "Oregon, our right and title. Containing an account of the condition of the Oregon territory, its soil, climate and geographical position; together with a statement of the claims of Russia, Spain, Great Britain and the United States: accompanied with a map, prepared by the author"

Territory of Oregon from "Oregon, our right and title. Containing an a...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "Oregon, our right and title. Containing an account of the condition of the Oregon territory, its soil, climate and geographical position; together with a stateme... more

map from "The Oregon Question examined, in respect to facts, and the law of nations"

map from "The Oregon Question examined, in respect to facts, and the l...

This image has been taken from scan 000021 from "The Oregon Question examined, in respect to facts, and the law of nations". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by u... more

Present Presidential position

Present Presidential position

Once again Polk's handling of the Oregon territorial dispute between the United States and Great Britain is criticized. (See "Polk's Dream" and "War! or No War!" nos. 1846-2 and 1846-4). Here the artist seems t... more

Political Jesuitism--or interest versus principle

Political Jesuitism--or interest versus principle

A virulent attack on Vice-President George M. Dallas, charging the former Pennsylvania attorney and senator with duplicity in his stand on the tariff of 1846. "Jesuitism" was a strong contemporary term for dece... more

map from "The Oregon Question examined, in respect to facts, and the law of nations"

map from "The Oregon Question examined, in respect to facts, and the l...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "The Oregon Question examined, in respect to facts, and the law of nations". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by u... more

Ultimatum on the Oregon question

Ultimatum on the Oregon question

In his typically jingoist view of Polk's handling of the Oregon question, the artist Edward Williams Clay belittles the self-interested attitudes of Europe toward the dispute. The issue of whether to settle the... more

Map of Oregon and upper California from the surveys of John Charles Frémont and other authorities /

Map of Oregon and upper California from the surveys of John Charles Fr...

Scale 1:3,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows area of U.S. west of the Continental Divide. Includes notes and "Profile of the travelling route from the South Pass of the Rock... more

President (C)ass beginning operations, losing no time

President (C)ass beginning operations, losing no time

Once again, Lewis Cass is attacked as a militaristic expansionist. (See "A War President," no. 1848-16.) His support during the 1846 Oregon boundary dispute of the expansionist 54 40' parallel and his War of 1... more

Map of Oregon and upper California from the surveys of John Charles Frémont and other authorities /

Map of Oregon and upper California from the surveys of John Charles Fr...

Hand colored. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Annotated on verso in black ink: California & Oregon 1848. Millard Fillmore. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows area of U.S. west of t... more

map from "Adventures of the first Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River: being a narrative of the expedition fitted out by J. J. Astor to establish the “Pacific Fur Company”; with an account of some Indian Tribes on the coast of the Pacific"

map from "Adventures of the first Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia R...

This image has been taken from scan 000393 from "Adventures of the first Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River: being a narrative of the expedition fitted out by J. J. Astor to establish the “Pacific Fur Com... more

Oregon City.

Oregon City.

LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.) 718 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its vast works of internal communication, routes across the continent &c. showing also Canada and the Island of Cuba,

A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its vast wor...

Detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, state and county capitals, cities and towns, common roads, the "Oregon Route," canals, and railroads. One of... more

map from "Geology and industrial resources of California ... To which is added the official reports of Genls. Persifer, F. Smith, and B. Riley, including the reports of Lieuts. Talbot, Ord, Derby, and Williamson, of their explorations in California and Oregon; and also of their examinations of routes for railroad communication eastward from those countries"

map from "Geology and industrial resources of California ... To which ...

This image has been taken from scan 000127 from "Geology and industrial resources of California ... To which is added the official reports of Genls. Persifer, F. Smith, and B. Riley, including the reports of Li... more

diagram from "Geology and industrial resources of California ... To which is added the official reports of Genls. Persifer, F. Smith, and B. Riley, including the reports of Lieuts. Talbot, Ord, Derby, and Williamson, of their explorations in California and Oregon; and also of their examinations of routes for railroad communication eastward from those countries"

diagram from "Geology and industrial resources of California ... To wh...

This image has been taken from scan 000123 from "Geology and industrial resources of California ... To which is added the official reports of Genls. Persifer, F. Smith, and B. Riley, including the reports of Li... more

map from "Geology and industrial resources of California ... To which is added the official reports of Genls. Persifer, F. Smith, and B. Riley, including the reports of Lieuts. Talbot, Ord, Derby, and Williamson, of their explorations in California and Oregon; and also of their examinations of routes for railroad communication eastward from those countries"

map from "Geology and industrial resources of California ... To which ...

This image has been taken from scan 000125 from "Geology and industrial resources of California ... To which is added the official reports of Genls. Persifer, F. Smith, and B. Riley, including the reports of Li... more

map from "Historical Collections of the Great West; containing narrations of the most important ... events in Western History, remarkable individual adventures, sketches of frontier life, descriptions of natural curiosities ... Historical and descriptive sketches of Oregon, New Mexico, Texas, Minnesota, Utah and California"

map from "Historical Collections of the Great West; containing narrati...

This image has been taken from scan 000094 from "Historical Collections of the Great West; containing narrations of the most important ... events in Western History, remarkable individual adventures, sketches o... more

The fish question settled

The fish question settled

A facetious, and somewhat racist, look at public opinion surrounding the controversy over American fishing rights in British-controlled waters off North America. (See also "John Bull's Fish Monopoly," no. 1852-... more

Harris' patent portable circular saw machine. Patented October 11th, 1853 ... State or County rights, or single machines for sale by Thomas Palmer. No. 83 Dock Street, Philadelphia.

Harris' patent portable circular saw machine. Patented October 11th, 1...

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 156, Folder 34.

York County Agricultural Society for the promotion of agriculture, horticulture, and the mechanic, domestic, and household arts / J. Queen del. ; P.S. Duval & Co. Lith press Phil.

York County Agricultural Society for the promotion of agriculture, hor...

Print shows a certificate with vignettes on the sides, top, and bottom showing a pastoral scene at top with farm animals (horses, pigs, cows, and sheep) grazing in pastures, with a city in the background, on th... more

New map of California, Oregon, Washington, Utah and New Mexico /

New map of California, Oregon, Washington, Utah and New Mexico /

Shows state and county boundary lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1853 by J, Disturnell in the Clerk Office of the District ... of New York." LC copy imperfect: Stained, fold lines throug... more

York County Agricultural Society, for the promotion of agriculture, horticulture, and the mechanic, domestic, and household arts / J. Queen delt. ; lith. of P.S. Duval & Co.

York County Agricultural Society, for the promotion of agriculture, ho...

Print shows a certificate with vignettes on the sides, top, and bottom showing a pastoral scene at top with farm animals (horses, pigs, cows, and sheep) grazing in pastures, with a city in the background, on th... more

A map showing the route of the proposed rail road from the Copper and Iron Mining District of Lake Superior to connect with rail roads built or being constructed in the state of Wisconsin as adopted by the citizens of Ontonagon and Marquette counties Mich. at public meetings held in November and December 1855; (subject to such changes of location of the road as a general survey of the line shall prove to be desirable.)

A map showing the route of the proposed rail road from the Copper and ...

Outline map of eastern Wisconsin, and parts of Illinois and Michigan, showing major drainage, township lines, large cities, and the railroads. Scale not given. At left of map: "Facts and Figures." LC Railroad m... more

map from "[Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842; and to the Oregon and North California, in the years 1843, 44.]"

map from "[Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains i...

This image has been taken from scan 000225 from "[Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842; and to the Oregon and North California, in the years 1843, 44.]". The title and subj... more

Officers - Oregon Boundary Commission

Officers - Oregon Boundary Commission

Photograph shows group portrait of the officers of the Oregon Boundary Commission survey crew: Dr. Hilary Bauerman, geologist, Capt. Robert Wolseley Haig, R.A., Lt. Samuel Anderson, R.E, Capt. Charles John Darr... more

U.S. Reports: Lownsdale v. Parrish, 62 U.S. (21 How.) 290 (1858)

U.S. Reports: Lownsdale v. Parrish, 62 U.S. (21 How.) 290 (1858)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 62; Howard Volume 21; December Term, 1858; Daniel H. Lownsdale and others, Appellants, v. Josiah L. Parrish

Umpqua Village, half mile below Fort Umpqua

Umpqua Village, half mile below Fort Umpqua

Oregon. Boats on water in foregrd.

From the northern boundary of California to the Columbia River : from explorations and surveys /

From the northern boundary of California to the Columbia River : from ...

Scale 1:760,320. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Routes in Oregon and California. Map no. 2. "Drawn by John Young." From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the M... more

Map of the state of Oregon and Washington territory

Map of the state of Oregon and Washington territory

Relief shown by shading and hachures. At head of title: Department of Oregon. On verso panel: No. 104, Millard Fillmore, May 15, 1861. Map cut into 30 pieces and mounted on cloth backing with red border trim. I... more

[Joseph Lane, Representative from Oregon, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[Joseph Lane, Representative from Oregon, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 306. Each item includes subject's orig... more

Waterbury, Nov. 1st, 1859. Dear Sir: - A petition was presented to the General Assembly of this State at their last session, (May 1858,) asking for division of the County of Litchfield, or the establishment of two half shire towns in that County

Waterbury, Nov. 1st, 1859. Dear Sir: - A petition was presented 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 9, Folder 6.

Gen. Mitchell, Oregon

Gen. Mitchell, Oregon

No publication information. (DLC/PP-1934:0123). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Williams' Tourists' Map of Colorado and the San Juan Mines

Williams' Tourists' Map of Colorado and the San Juan Mines

New Mexico, Utah, California, Oregon, and Washington

Indian encampment, Dalles of the Columbia, May 1860

Indian encampment, Dalles of the Columbia, May 1860

Photograph shows tipis at a Native American encampment. Title from item. In album: [British Northwest Boundary Commission and Related Subjects, 1859-1861, leaf 16]. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1999:001.01

The Dalles Oregon

The Dalles Oregon

No. 207. Title from item.

At Bingham Springs

At Bingham Springs

Title devised by Library staff.

Democratic ticket. Our principals the constitution. For President John C. Breckinridge of Kentucky For Vice President Joseph Lane of Oregon. Electors .... Election on Tuesday, November 6th, 1860. Lith of Hoyer & Ludwig, Richmond, Va.

Democratic ticket. Our principals the constitution. For President John...

On verso: 23 Election ticket 1860 104719 '07. 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; Portfoli... more

Sketch of the coast of North Carolina from Oregon Inlet to Ocracoke Inlet.

Sketch of the coast of North Carolina from Oregon Inlet to Ocracoke In...

Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 306.5 At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache. Supdt. Chart of Cape Hatteras and environs showing soundings, lighthouses, and bottom contours at 6, 12, and... more

Yowiye, or the Nevada Fall, and Mt. Broderick, Yosemite Valley, Mariposa County, Cal.

Yowiye, or the Nevada Fall, and Mt. Broderick, Yosemite Valley, Maripo...

Title from item. No. 1084. On mount: "Watkins' Pacific Coast."