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    • Washington Hall and Hotel, Philadelphia

    • Hotels; Awards; Banquet halls; Banquets; Rewards of merit
    • A pen and ink drawing showing the front of Washington Hall and the adjoining hotel. Both are two-story buildings. The caption reads: Washington Hall and Hotel, Philadelphia, Pa., where Andrew Jackson was banqueted February 1819. Collection of the...
    • W. R. McQuown, C. S. A.

    • Men; Soldiers
    • Bust portrait of W. R. McQuown in civilian clothing. An inscription beneath the image reads, "4th Ky. Regt., C.S.A./ Col. Lewis Regt./ W. R. McQuown." An inscription on the back reads, "Leader of the 4th Ky. Regt and the 1st Tenn Band until the...
    • Tremont House, Boston, Massachusetts

    • Hotels; Historic buildings
    • This etching pictures the front of Tremont House, also known as Tremont Hotel. A scant view of Beacon Street is provided at the right side of the image--the hotel being located at the intersection of Tremont and Beacon Streets. Flavor is provided...
    • Then and Now

    • Air pilots; Prisoners
    • This page in Mitchener's POW diary from World War II shows two images, the first, a bombardier in an American B-17 airplane, and the second, a miserable prisoner of war who appears to be drinking. Mitchener is contrasting the two, and writes, "Then...
    • The Swedish melodies as sung by Madlle. Jenny Lind

    • Sheet music covers; Clothing & dress; Women; Singers
    • Oval lithograph with border of Jenny Lind (1820-1887), seated with hands folded, wearing formal dress and flowers in her hair. "Written and composed by A.F. Lindblad." "Rendered into English from the Swedish by J. Wrey Mould." Lithograph by Sarony...
    • The Stump Puller

    • Barbed wire; Prisoners; Military personnel; Tree stumps; Trees; Fences
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of two men trying to remove tree stumps from the ground at the prison camp. He has written, "In order that there be parade grounds" on the top of the page. Underneath the drawing,...
    • The Shower Room

    • Barbed wire; Bathtubs & showers; Pipes (Conduits)
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the showers at the POW camp. On the top of the image, he has written, "For 'cleanliness is next to godliness.'" Underneath the drawing, he has mentioned that the shower room is...
    • The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville

    • Auditoriums; Concert halls; Historic buildings; Tabernacles (Buildings); Architectural elements; Synagogues
    • The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. Small house at left later (1905) became the home of Congregation Sherith Israel, also known as the Fifth Avenue Synagogue. The photograph appears to have been taken in the winter as the trees are...
    • The red stockings

    • Sheet music covers; Baseball players
    • Black and white lithograph shows baseball scene with focus on pitcher wearing the Cincinnati Red Stockings uniform and mutton chop sideburns. Circling the pitcher are portraits of nine named players in ovate frames. At head of title: "To the;...

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