A "Huey" (designation UH-1) helicopter in flight is photographed from another helicopter. The Huey is flying over a rural area of Vietnam including a network of roads and green cultivated fields, some filled with water.
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."
Logs; Lumber industry; Lumber; Ox teams; Cattle; Carts & wagons; Cutover lands; Clearing of land; Bodies of water
A team of oxen yoked together stand beside wagons loaded with hand hewn crossties. The crossties were hewn by seasonal workers using a broadaxe and delivered to river landing tieyards for shipping by steamboat.
A woman is standing on a porch near a wash tub with a wash board inside. The tub is raised by laying a wooden chair on its side. Two large lard cans just visible beside the chair may hold cleaning products. The woman is dressed in a sunbonnet, dark...
Cast iron glue pot. Animal hide glue was melted in the small pot while hot water was poured into the larger pot. The hot water kept the glue in a liquid state. This type of glue was very common during the 19th through the early 20th centuries.
Circular featuring testimonials of "Gum Elastic Fire and Water Proof Asbestos Paint" on roofs, all attesting to its durabilitiy and cheapness. The advertisement says the paint is for sale by J. K. Trotter.
Civil War era bullet mold. Bullet molds were carried by some Civil War soldiers to melt spent lead rounds to make their own ammunition. Bullet molds were used to shape Minie balls. They also provided the conical base and rings around the center of...
Correspondence; Fathers; Children; Families; Mothers; Civil Wars; War
Correspondence from Mary Guthrie Latta to her husband, Samiel R. Latta. In this four-page letter, she expresses concern for the safety of her husband. She states that she is "beginning to feel the terrible realities of war in earnest now."