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Washington - U.S. Genl. Post Office

Washington - U.S. Genl. Post Office

Print shows a street level view of the U.S. General Post Office in Washington, D.C., with carriages and pedestrians in the foreground. Title from item. Stamped on lower right: Division of Maps Library of Congre... more

Map of the military dep't of Texas : being a section of the map of the territory of the U.S. from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean /

Map of the military dep't of Texas : being a section of the map of the...

Relief shown by hachures. Shows Indian tribal locations, military posts, and routes and dates of expeditions and surveys. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

United States military post, Fort Vancouver, Columbia River - General Harney's house beside flagstaff, May 1859 [sic]

United States military post, Fort Vancouver, Columbia River - General ...

Photograph shows view of the U.S. military post at Fort Vancouver, on the Columbia River; identifies General William Selby Harney's house on the right by the flag pole. Title from item. Date for probably May 18... more

Cristiani Bros. Circus. Giant safari parading 12 noon

Cristiani Bros. Circus. Giant safari parading 12 noon

Circus poster showing a chariot race. Title from item.

General Post Office building

General Post Office building

Photograph showing General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 69. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Topographical map of Nashville, Tenn. /

Topographical map of Nashville, Tenn. /

Shows physical relief, street rights-of-way, railroads, and outstanding buildings. Does not show vernacular buildings or other cultural features. Relief shown by gradated hachures. Signed in ink handwriting at ... more

[Three bust portraits including news papermen]

[Three bust portraits including news papermen]

Title devised. Inscribed as identification: Charleston Courier, Daggett; W. LaRus, Post Montgomery Alabama Post; Larraby [sic] of Wisconsin. Formerly Waud no. B-101. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.86... more

P.O. Dept.

P.O. Dept.

Photograph showing the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 71. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Huts of the H. B. Co's. [i.e., Hudson's Bay Company's] servants, Fort Colville

Huts of the H. B. Co's. [i.e., Hudson's Bay Company's] servants, Fort ...

Photograph shows the servants' buildings at the Hudson's Bay Company's post at Fort Colville, Washington. Title from item. In album: [British Northwest Boundary Commission and Related Subjects, 1859-1861, leaf ... more

H. B. Co's. [i.e., Hudson's Bay Company's] post, Fort Vancouver, Columbia River - officers' mess house and quarters, May 1860

H. B. Co's. [i.e., Hudson's Bay Company's] post, Fort Vancouver, Colum...

Photograph shows view officers' quarters and other buildings at the Hudson's Bay Company's post at Fort Vancouver, on the Columbia River. Title from item. In album: [British Northwest Boundary Commission and Re... more

U.S. post, lower Cascades, Columbia River - guard house, May 1860

U.S. post, lower Cascades, Columbia River - guard house, May 1860

Photograph shows the guard house and cannon at a United States Army post on the Columbia River in the lower Cascade Range. Title from item. In album: [British Northwest Boundary Commission and Related Subjects,... more

Hudson's Bay Co's. Fort Colville, Columbia River, 1860

Hudson's Bay Co's. Fort Colville, Columbia River, 1860

Photograph shows a cluster of buildings of the Hudson's Bay Company Post at Fort Colville on an expanse of plains with hills and mountains in the background.

Fort Vancouver, Hudson's Bay Co's. post, Columbia River, enclosing tents of N. A. [i.e., North American] Boundary Commission, May 1860

Fort Vancouver, Hudson's Bay Co's. post, Columbia River, enclosing ten...

Photograph shows view of buildings and tents at the Hudson's Bay Company's post at Fort Vancouver, on the Columbia River. The British North American Boundary Commission survey crews arrived at Fort Vancouver in... more

U.S. General Post Office Department

U.S. General Post Office Department

Handwritten note on verso: old post office bldg, now used as Land Office No. 170. Title from item.

Officers' house, Hudson's Bay Co's. Fort Colville, 1860

Officers' house, Hudson's Bay Co's. Fort Colville, 1860

Photograph shows buildings of the officers' quarters of the Hudson's Bay Company's post at Fort Colville, Washington. Title from item. In album: [British Northwest Boundary Commission and Related Subjects, 1859... more

Rodeo parade

Rodeo parade

Poster showing a parade. Title from item.

70 Patrick Street, Cork

70 Patrick Street, Cork

These are the premises of the legendary Guy's of Cork - photographers, stationers, and publishers of Guy's Cork Almanacs and Directories. At no. 69 to the left is Allen, a drapers perhaps as a sign in the windo... more

U.S. military post, lower Cascades, Columbia River, May 1860

U.S. military post, lower Cascades, Columbia River, May 1860

Photograph shows buildings at a United States Army post on the Columbia River in the lower Cascade Range; snow covered mountain in the background. Title from item. In album: [British Northwest Boundary Commissi... more

U.S. military post at the Cascades, May 1860

U.S. military post at the Cascades, May 1860

Photograph shows the guardhouse and other buildings at a United States Army post on the Columbia River in the lower Cascade Range; mountains in the background. Title from item. In album: [British Northwest Boun... more

Officers' mess house, H. B. Co's. [i.e., Hudson's Bay Company's] post, Fort Vancouver, May 1860

Officers' mess house, H. B. Co's. [i.e., Hudson's Bay Company's] post,...

Photograph shows exterior view officers' mess hall at the Hudson's Bay Company's post at Fort Vancouver, on the Columbia River. Title from item. In album: [British Northwest Boundary Commission and Related Subj... more

Frank Miller presents the world's greatest dancing horses

Frank Miller presents the world's greatest dancing horses

Poster showing dancing horses. Title from item.

Genl. P.O.

Genl. P.O.

Photograph showing east and north faces of the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 143. Title from item. Notations: E. face, N. face. Reference cop... more

Lt. Greenwall, CSA

Lt. Greenwall, CSA

Photo shows Lieutenant Morris Greenwall of Co. A, 10th Louisiana Infantry Regiment, in uniform (Source: Terry Baker, Civil War Mysteries & More blog post, May 20, 2014, www.civilwarmysteriesampmore.com). Title ... more

Lt. Greenwall, CSA

Lt. Greenwall, CSA

Photo shows Lieutenant Morris Greenwall of Co. A, 10th Louisiana Infantry Regiment, in uniform (Source: Terry Baker, Civil War Mysteries & More blog post, May 20, 2014, www.civilwarmysteriesampmore.com). Title ... more

Plakat. Utstilling i 1993 av fotografier tatt av Knud Knudsen på Norsk Folkemuseum

Plakat. Utstilling i 1993 av fotografier tatt av Knud Knudsen på Norsk...

Plakat. Utstilling i 1993 av fotografier tatt av Knud Knudsen på Norsk Folkemuseum

Map of the seat of war, in South Carolina, and Georgia

Map of the seat of war, in South Carolina, and Georgia

Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Portion of Georgia [around Savannah]. Uncolored. Scale not given. 11 x 17 cm. Shows coastal area from Georgetown, South Carolina, to Savannah, Georgia, an... more

1st regiment Berdan's U. S. sharpshooters! Lieut. Winthrop detailed from Washington to recruit for this regiment will "shoot in" all who may apply, this day, in the field in rear of residence of S. Arnold Esq. Shooting to commence at 8 o'clock,

1st regiment Berdan's U. S. sharpshooters! Lieut. Winthrop detailed fr...

Civil war posters. 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 123, Folder 30.

United States volunteers. The "Union guard", accepted by the Secretary of War, July 26th, '61 ... Headquarters 302 Broadway Cor. Duane Street.

United States volunteers. The "Union guard", accepted by the Secretary...

Civil war posters. 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 123, Folder 24.

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: William Butler and Jesse K. Dubois to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, March 25, 1861 (Telegram regarding Springfield post office)
[Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms with sword and book in front of painted backdrop]

[Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms with sword and book in fr...

Soldiers appear to be related, probably brothers. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Rinhart, no. 108. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at h... more

Map of the seat of war, in South Carolina, and Georgia.

Map of the seat of war, in South Carolina, and Georgia.

Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 359 Inset: Portion of Georgia [around Savannah]. Uncolored. Scale not given. 11 x 17 cm. Confederate imprint. Shows coastal area from Georgetown, South Carolin... more

United States army!! The undersigned has been commissioned by the Secretary of war, to raise a regiment of riflemen! to act as sharp-shooters!!! ... B. C. Butler. Glen's Falls, Sept. 1st, 1861.

United States army!! The undersigned has been commissioned by the Secr...

Civil war posters. 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 123, Folder 32b.

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and Georgetown Railroad.  Total length 5,104 feet

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and George...

Photograph showing construction on a trestle railroad bridge across the Potomac River. Caption continues: S. Seymour, chief engineer, C.B. Morse, constructing engineer, S.S. Post & Co., contractors. Title from item.

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and Georgetown Railroad.  Total length 5,104 feet

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and George...

Photograph showing a railroad bridge across the Potomac River. Three men are seated at right: S. Seymour, chief engineer, C.B. Morse, constructing engineer, S.S. Post & Co., contractors. Exhibited: "East of th... more

[Envelope addressed to John W. P[aivice?] Esq., Hamilton, Martin County, North Carolina; postmarked Concord, N.C.]

[Envelope addressed to John W. P[aivice?] Esq., Hamilton, Martin Count...

Handwritten envelope addressed to John W. Paivice?, Prince?, Price? Peirce? Esq., Hamilton, Martin County, North Carolina; postmarked Concord, N.C.bears two 5-cent stamps. Title devised by Library staff. Notati... more

Grand reception in the Post office in State Street. Programme of arrangements.

Grand reception in the Post office in State Street. Programme of arran...

U.S. Post office gazette V 1. No. 1. Boston, Saturday, Dec. 14, 1861. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies ... more

New York City and vicinity

New York City and vicinity

Stereograph shows men reading signs in front of the New York Evening Post building, New York, New York.

Vanity Fair! 3rd volume, no. 63, for Saturday, March 9, 1861 / HLS [monogram] ; Wevill sc.

Vanity Fair! 3rd volume, no. 63, for Saturday, March 9, 1861 / HLS [mo...

Poster showing Chinese man playing ball game. Title from item. Purchase; (DLC/PP-1993:226) Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States / Vincent Virga and curators of the Library of... more

Attention!! The loyal citizens of Otsego County are invited to attend a meeting at or near the fair grounds, in Cooperstown, on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 1861, at 3 1-2 P. M., for the purpose of organizing an Otsego County regiment ....

Attention!! The loyal citizens of Otsego County are invited to attend ...

Civil war posters. 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 123, Folder 32.

Part of Carroll County, Maryland /

Part of Carroll County, Maryland /

Shows western two-thirds of the county including roads, railroads, towns, taverns, schools, and post offices. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on tracing linen. "Drawn from S. J. Martenet's map by John de la Camp [and f... more

From Mitchelsville [sic] to Gallatin--Sumner Co., Tenn., 1862 /

From Mitchelsville [sic] to Gallatin--Sumner Co., Tenn., 1862 /

Sketch map showing military engagements, fortifications, roads, railroads, settlements, farms, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink (brown and red). Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin M... more

Johnson's new illustrated (steel plate) family atlas, with descriptions, geographical, statistical, and historical /

Johnson's new illustrated (steel plate) family atlas, with description...

Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 13.95 Phillips, 4343 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Johnson's new military map of the United States showing for... more

Albert L. Bartlett, Civil War veteran, with Grand Army of the Republic insignia on his hat and medal on his jacket

Albert L. Bartlett, Civil War veteran, with Grand Army of the Republic...

Photograph shows identified veteran of Co. I, 52nd Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, who served as commander of Merriam Post No. 8 G.A.R. Title devised by Library staff. Notation on mount indicates that Bartlett... more

Arrears of pay, bounty money and pensions. Office of Nettleton, Gilbert & Camp, Ill Broadway, New York. Invalid & half-pay pensions. $100 bounty back pay and prize money ... New York. John W. Amerman, printer, 47 Cedar Street [1862?].

Arrears of pay, bounty money and pensions. Office of Nettleton, Gilber...

Civil war posters. 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 124, Folder 16.

DCM 1063: J. D. Breton Flute in C

DCM 1063: J. D. Breton Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Green glass, fluted, mother-of-pearl cap, silver keys, ferrules.; 66.4 cm. Key Holes System: 10 keys, modern style key cups, post and rod on oval flanges bolted to instrumen... more

Upon next Tuesday this precinct must submit to the misfortune and disgrace of a draft, unless averted by the liberality and patriotism of its residents ... A meeting for this purpose will be held this evening ... Should you be unable to attend,

Upon next Tuesday this precinct must submit to the misfortune and disg...

Civil war posters. 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 157, Folder 39.

Mass meeting to avoid the draft. Citizens of Philadelphia! Rally in your might, and assemble in Independence Square, on Saturday evening, October 25th, [1862] and adopt measures to promote enlistments in the Philad'a city guard 157th Regt., P. V

Mass meeting to avoid the draft. Citizens of Philadelphia! Rally in yo...

Civil war posters.; On verso: 211932/14 and 69 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 15... more

Headquarters on Orange & Alexandria R.R. -- in Brandy Station Headquarters

Headquarters on Orange & Alexandria R.R. -- in Brandy Station Headquar...

Title inscribed below image. Sketch on verso inscribed: Nr. cattletts Picket posts on Orange & Alexandria R.R. 1862. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.560) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Candidates from the exempt brigade

Candidates from the exempt brigade

A grim commentary on the extraordinary measures taken by some Americans to evade military service during the Civil War. A man in shirtsleeves (center) has just had his right hand mutilated by a woman who stands... more

Rally for the Union!!

Rally for the Union!!

Title; Civil war posters. 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 69, Folder 18.

Sketch of proposed defences for the depot at Aquia Creek

Sketch of proposed defences for the depot at Aquia Creek

"Copy for Col. G.H. Biddle 95th Reg N.Y. Vols. or the officer succeeding him, as commandant of the post." Oriented with north to the bottom. Pen and ink. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, rivers... more

James River, Virginia. Officers on deck of U.S.S. MONITOR

James River, Virginia. Officers on deck of U.S.S. MONITOR

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Group, officers on board the Monitor, July 9. 1862. Corresponding print is in LOT 4182. Front row, from left: Robinson W. Hands, Edwin V. Gager;... more

Benjamin A. Robinson, Civil War veteran, with Grand Army of the Republic insignia on his hat and medals on his jacket

Benjamin A. Robinson, Civil War veteran, with Grand Army of the Republ...

Photograph shows identified veteran of Co. B, 7th Connecticut Infantry Regiment, who was wounded at James Island, South Carolina, Pocotaligo, South Carolina, and Newmarket Road, Virginia, and served as commande... more

Colton's Virginia

Colton's Virginia

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York." Accompanied by cover: Colton's map of Virginia / J.... more

Lloyd's official map of the State of Virginia from actual surveys by order of the Executive, 1828 & 1859

Lloyd's official map of the State of Virginia from actual surveys by o...

Scale ca. 1:650,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 481.2 Includes a testimonial from William A. Bryan, Chief Clerk, Post Office Department, dated February 10, 1863. 1861 editions are listed as entry nos. 450 and... more

Head-quarters Major General George G. Meade during the battle of Gettysburg / negative by T.H. O'Sullivan. positive by A. Gardner.

Head-quarters Major General George G. Meade during the battle of Getty...

Photograph showing the house used as a temporary headquarters and command post prior to the battle. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solo... more

Battle of Kelly's Ford, Va. Plan of position of Union and Rebel forces at 1 o'clock 7th Nov.

Battle of Kelly's Ford, Va. Plan of position of Union and Rebel forces...

Shows the route of Lee's retreat across the Rappahannock River. Map is oriented with pontoon bridge at Rappahannock Station in upper left of the image, protected by Confederate earthworks and redoubts. Tne Whea... more

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol, looking northwest]

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol, looking...

Northwest view with 1st and 2nd streets and building materials for the U.S. Capitol in the foreground, and Indiana Ave. in the upper right; view includes the Patent Office, old Post Office Building, City Hall, ... more

Public notice!   Public notice is hereby given that the draft for the 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th sub-districts, towns of Guilford, Lincklaen, McDonough and New Berlin, will take place at the Court-House, in Norwich, on Friday, August 28th, at 10 A.

Public notice! Public notice is hereby given that the draft for the ...

Civil war posters. 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 123, Folder 31.

Culpeper, Virginia / negative by T.H. O'Sullivan. positive by A. Gardner.

Culpeper, Virginia / negative by T.H. O'Sullivan. positive by A. Gardn...

Photograph showing a post boy, seated at left, and another man in front of a tent used by the Post Office Department at General Headquarters in Brandy Station, Virginia. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketc... more

Notice. To prevent misapprehension and to ascertain the facts in relation to drafting, I have had an interview with the provost marshal this morning, and am assured that drafting for a portion of Washington County only has taken place, and that

Notice. To prevent misapprehension and to ascertain the facts in relat...

Civil war - posters. 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 124, Folder 31.

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: W. R. Pennock and Charles B. Wilkinson to Abraham Lincoln, Saturday, March 19, 1864 (Telegram concerning post office appointment)
Plansch med motiv av Harlem Bridge i New York.

Plansch med motiv av Harlem Bridge i New York.

Plansch med motiv av Harlem Bridge i New York.

Now or never is the time to avoid the draft! Come one! Come all! To the meeting at Osgood's Hall, Ilion, this Monday evening, August 15, 1864. Important business will be transacted and every one interested in filling up the town quota should be

Now or never is the time to avoid the draft! Come one! Come all! To th...

Civil war posters. 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 125, Folder 17.

500,000 men wanted. Every able-bodied male citizen of the Town of Reading, of the age of twenty years and under the age of forty-five years, is requested to meet at Lyceum Hall, in said Reading, on Saturday next, the 23d of July, 1864 at 8 o'clo

500,000 men wanted. Every able-bodied male citizen of the Town of Read...

Title.; Civil war poster. 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 71, Folder 15.

Map of the county of Luzerne, Pennsylvania /

Map of the county of Luzerne, Pennsylvania /

General-content county map showing rural buildings and householders' names; some inset maps show building coverage and owners' names. Hand col. to distinguish minor civil divisions (townships, boroughs, cities)... more

Johnson's Virginia, Delaware, Maryland & West Virginia

Johnson's Virginia, Delaware, Maryland & West Virginia

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1864, by A.J. Johnson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe," "Ge... more

Political caricature. No. 3, The abolition catastrophe. Or the November smash-up

Political caricature. No. 3, The abolition catastrophe. Or the Novembe...

Lincoln's support of abolition is portrayed here as a liability in his race to the White House against Democratic candidate George B. McClellan. At top a smoothly run train "Union" heads straight for the White... more

National Union ticket. For President Abraham Lincoln. For Vice President Andrew Johnson. [Campaign ticket]

National Union ticket. For President Abraham Lincoln. For Vice Preside...

"War poster issued by Board of Publication, 1864"

Draft!! The citizens of German Flats, are requested to meet at Osgood's Hall, in Ilion, Tuesday evening, Aug. 9th. at half past 7 o'clock, to consider the following resolution, passed at the meeting held on Friday evening last: "Resolved, that a

Draft!! The citizens of German Flats, are requested to meet at Osgood'...

Trimmed.; Civil war posters. 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 125, Folder 16.

Johnson's Virginia, Delaware, Maryland & West Virginia

Johnson's Virginia, Delaware, Maryland & West Virginia

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1864, by A.J. Johnson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Includes ill. of "Fortress Monro... more

Ruins of Montgomery Blair's house at Silver Spring burnt by the Confederates under Gen. Early

Ruins of Montgomery Blair's house at Silver Spring burnt by the Confed...

Photo shows the mansion called Falkland, built in the 1850s as a summer residence and burned by either Confederate troops or camp followers on July 12, 1864. (Source: Silver Spring Patch blog post, July 15, 201... more

Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia

Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia

Shows Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and ... more

Draft! Draft!! At a meeting of the Board of Town auditors, of the Town of German Flats, held at the Mohawk House, in the village of Mohawk ... on the 5th day of January, 1865 ... the following preamble and resolution was adopted Whereas, it is n

Draft! Draft!! At a meeting of the Board of Town auditors, of the Town...

Civil war posters. 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 126, Folder 2.

Military map of the States of Kentucky and Tennessee, within eleven miles of the 35th parallel of latitude or southern boundary of Tennessee; compiled from the best authentic original maps, various documents, and miscellaneous latest sources of information;

Military map of the States of Kentucky and Tennessee, within eleven mi...

Scale 1:350,000 (5.524 miles to one inch). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 216.7 Signed in facsimile: J. H. Simpson, Lieut. Col. Engrs. U.S. Army, Chief Engr., Dpt. of the Ohio. Detailed map of Kentucky and most o... more

Mr. Wehli's left hand

Mr. Wehli's left hand

Copyrighted by Max Strakosch. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Rally to avoid the draft! A meeting will be held at Osgoods' Hall, in Ilion, on Saturday evening, February 4th, 1865, to adopt definite measures to obtain volunteers to fill the quota of this town, and to raise the necessary ready means for that

Rally to avoid the draft! A meeting will be held at Osgoods' Hall, in ...

Civil war posters. 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 126, Folder 4.

The Freedman's Bureau! An agency to keep the Negro in idleness at the expense of the white man. Twice vetoed by the President, and made a lawy by Congress.  Support Congress & you support the Negro Sustain the President & you protect the white man

The Freedman's Bureau! An agency to keep the Negro in idleness at the ...

One in a series of racist posters attacking Radical Republicans on the issue of black suffrage, issued during the Pennsylvania gubernatorial election of 1866. (See also "The Constitutional Amendment!," no. 186... more

[View of Main Street, Peru, Illinois, showing Murray's Dry Goods, and several horses and wagons]

[View of Main Street, Peru, Illinois, showing Murray's Dry Goods, and ...

Photograph shows the largest building Murray's Dry Goods and several other businesses extending the entire block; several horse and wagons are on hitching post or scattered along dirt street. Photo in D. W. S. ... more

The Radical Convention in Philadelphia, September 3d, 1866

The Radical Convention in Philadelphia, September 3d, 1866

A racist poster attacking Republican gubernatorial candidate John White Geary for his support of black suffrage. (See also "The Constitutional Amendment!," no. 1866-5.) The artist purports to show the conventi... more

Rest on the roadside after Niles

Rest on the roadside after Niles

Print shows a young girl, full-length portrait, holding a basket, sitting against a post on a country roadside. Title from item. Signed on stone on lower right: G.E. Niles 1862[?]. From the series: Prang's Amer... more

Ignis fatuus / Th. Nast.

Ignis fatuus / Th. Nast.

Print shows men lurking in a swamp at nighttime; one man slices a poster entitled "Military Bill" with a knife; one man wears a hat that says "Ex-CSA"; snakes laugh in the foreground; and a will o' the wisp con... more

Aerial voyages over London Ashburnham Park, King's Road, Chelsea.

Aerial voyages over London Ashburnham Park, King's Road, Chelsea.

Caption continues: May 1st and every day (weather permitting) from 1 till 7, with the immense and new steam captive balloon, constructed on the same system as that which acted with such success at the Universal... more

Fun for the million! Read the Weekly Innocent Owl issued every Saturday morning, commencing on 15th of June, 1867

Fun for the million! Read the Weekly Innocent Owl issued every Saturda...

Title from item. Date of publication supplied by Library staff. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D41. 1867

Pris-kurant å Furudals Kettingar från Brukets Upplaga i Stockholm hos Wahlin & Co. Enda kommissionärer i Sverige för Brukets tillverknigar.Dess upplag af rättning i Stockholm omkring 1870.

Pris-kurant å Furudals Kettingar från Brukets Upplaga i Stockholm hos ...

Pris-kurant å Furudals Kettingar från Brukets Upplaga i Stockholm hos Wahlin & Co. Enda kommissionärer i Sverige för Brukets tillverknigar.Dess upplag af rättning i Stockholm omkring 1870.

Republican chart for the presidential campaign, 1868 / E. Baldwin eng.

Republican chart for the presidential campaign, 1868 / E. Baldwin eng.

Print shows Ulysses S. Grant, bust portrait, facing slightly right, and Schuyler Colfax, bust portrait, facing slightly left, with brief biographies of each, also with text of the Republican Party platform, as ... more

Map of the country from Lake Superior to the Pacific Ocean. From the latest explorations and surveys to accompany the report of the New York Chamber of Commerce, April 1868.

Map of the country from Lake Superior to the Pacific Ocean. From the l...

Map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, military posts, railroads, and the Northern Pacific Railroad in red. Includes a profile of the line. Scale 1:2,100,000. ... more

Map of Monroe County, Ohio /

Map of Monroe County, Ohio /

LC Land ownership maps, 655 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of post offices, statistical table, record of original surveys, distance table, illustration ... more

Arrah-Na-Pogue, or The Wicklow wedding

Arrah-Na-Pogue, or The Wicklow wedding

At head of title: "The Ashtons. Purdy's Opera House, Bath, N.Y., Friday eve. April 23d. Miss Dorrit Ashton! The greatest actress of her age in the world ... " On corner of woodcut image: "Adrian-Probasco, Phila... more

Will exhibit at Roxbury, Thursday, Sept. 9th, 1869, J.M. French's Oriental Circus!

Will exhibit at Roxbury, Thursday, Sept. 9th, 1869, J.M. French's Orie...

Broadside illustrated with herd of camels pulling carriage, people on horseback, etc. No ref. copy. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Posters; Circus; Animals.

Four graces

Four graces

A972 U.S. Copyright Office Copyrighted 1870 by Ferd. Mayer & Sons Mammoth Lith. Print, New York. Created by "Ferd. Mayer & Sons' Mammoth Lith. Print, 96 & 98 Fulton St., New York." Pieces missing from poster. S... more

Positive sale of the mansion with ample grounds attached, and eighty-five building lots, being the estate of the late George W. Keating : situated in the county just beyond Boundary Street and fronting Lincoln Avenue, at auction : [part of Eckington, Washington D.C.] /

Positive sale of the mansion with ample grounds attached, and eighty-f...

Poster containing cadastral map. Includes text. Torn, ink-smeared, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

G.A.R. hall with altar to dead comrades

G.A.R. hall with altar to dead comrades

Photograph shows General John Sedgwick GAR Post No. 17 of Santa Ana, California with two Union veterans in uniform with medals and bayoneted muskets, a woman in mourning attire, and two girls holding flowers. T... more

Van Vechten's map of Cook Du Page Countie's also the norther portion of Lake County, Indiana /

Van Vechten's map of Cook Du Page Countie's also the norther portion o...

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1870 by James Van Vechten in the Clerks Office for the Northern District of Illinois." LC Land ownership maps, 106 Available also through the Library of Congres... more

[Aerial balloon performance with tents and audience below]

[Aerial balloon performance with tents and audience below]

Bella C. Landauer collection. Appears to be one sheet from a larger poster. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1964:R1.