Drawing of the building on Royal Street in New Orleans, Louisiana, that served as the courtroom where General Andrew Jackson was tried for contempt of court in April 1815. He was fined $1,000 by Judge Dominick Hall.
Correspondence; Fathers; Mothers; Campaigns & battles; Civil Wars; War
Letter from Mary Guthrie Latta to her husband, Samuel R. Latta, dated August 19, 1861. Although she has hoped that Samuel Latta's unit would be ordered into retreat in Tennessee, they have instead been ordered to New Madrid, Missouri.
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the north entrance of Crosby Hall in London. The sketch provides details of the doorway and the arch overhead. Included are Strickland's description of the doorway and the hall.
Large lithographic poster advertising the 1926 Sesquicentennial International Exposition in Philadelphia. Illustration is of a "flapper-like" woman entwined in an American flag in front of Independence Hall.
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); New Deal, 1933-1939
Civilian Conservation Corps dining hall in Powells Station, Tennessee. An inscription on the back reads: "This camp on Morris Freeway Hwy #441 at Knox & Anderson county line." "Sent by Otto F. Haslbauer Norris" is also written on the back of the...
Awards; Rewards of Merit; Political parties; Partisan politics; Political organizations; Political patronage; Municipal government
A pen and ink drawing of Tammany Hall in New York City. The three-story building is located on a street corner. The inscription reads: "Tammany Hall, New York City, where Andrew Jackson attended a public dinner on February 23, 1819. Collection of...
Original members of the Fisk Jubilee Singers. Photograph shows 5 male members and seven female members. The title says: "The Jubilee Singers, Original Company from Fisk University, Nashville, Tenn., 1871-1882, Eleventh Season."
This photograph is taken of the "Dead End" of the Ypres Canal and looking southeast. Pictured are a factory chimney, the remains of the tower of "Cloth Hall," the first aid station, and Rue de Dixmude.
This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the interior of a POW barrack. A row of doors can be seen. Mitchener has written, "On the left - the 'little girls' room' - as you enter...The Front Door. The hall is swept, at...