A circa 1800 French map titled "Carte de la Partie Meridionale des Etats-Unis" (Map of the Southern Part of the United States). Shows state boundaries and major roads, towns, mountains, rivers of the southeastern United States.
Military personnel; Men; Military officers; Rivers; World War, 1914-1918
Lieutenant Palmer H. Olson, Lieutenant Robert M. Williams, and Lieutenant Robert M. McGeachy of Company E. 105th Engineers Regiment, 30th Infantry Division stand on above the Loire river near St. Nazaire.
A waterfront view showing three African American men. One man sits at the edge of the river near a mule-powered ferry. The second man is on the ferry with two mules. The third man sits above the bank on a cliff. Rocks, driftwood and a large iron...
Confederate Park in Memphis with a view of the Mississippi River in the background. The American flag can be seen flying over a building in the park, and the prow of a steamship is visible on the riverbank at the left side of the image.
Duplicate form representing an official contract recorded in the Freedman Employment Office in Louisville, Kentucky, between an employer and a freedman. A specific period of employment is outlined, along with provisions for quarters and medicines,...
Print shows the explosion of a large caliber gun defending Fort Henry from naval assault. Wounded soldiers and a flotilla of attacking naval ships can also be seen. Reverse of print has articles, poetry, and news columns.
Steamboats; Ox teams; Laborers; Rivers; Farming; Bodies of water
A man with a hat stands next to a team of oxen. A river and a steamboat can be seen in the background. The man is standing near some wooden structures, one of which may be a barn. The name of the steamboat is the "City of Memphis."
William Strickland's sketch of an unnamed suspension bridge crossing the Saone River. Strickland provides detailed descriptions of the bridge, as well as measurements. The sketch covers two pages in the sketchbook.
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the "New Falls at Tivoli." The three segemented falls are pictured in the foreground, surrounded by wooded hillsides near Tivoli. Strickland gives a brief history of the falls.