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.
Excerpts from the diary of William Luther Bigelow Lawrence. He details joining the Nashville Guards, the scarcity of provisions, and the surrender of Nashville. He proclaims the trampling of private rights by Federal soldiers, the fleeing of his...
William Strickland's sketch of the wheel and flange of the Great Western Railway. The sketch shows details of the metalwork used in securing the rails. Dimensions of the various bolts and nuts are shown.
Dual photograph featuring two images of the wheat threshing equipment that was owned by George Whiteside of Swan Creek. A number of farm workers are pictured circulating between the thresher and the mule-drawn wagons of wheat.
Cover image of the "Washington Artillery Souvenir" booklet featuring a tiger surrounded by a laurel wreath with the words "Try Us" printed on a ribbon beneath the image. An American flag appears on the left and a blue flag featuring the slogan "Non...
The York Agricultural Institute, showing the front of the school building and several vehicles parked in the drive. York established the institute in Jamestown, the Fentress County seat, in an effort to provide rural children with an education. ...
Sheet music covers; Fictitious characters; Laundry; Weather; Clotheslines
Drawing of an angry-looking man in dressing gown and cap, with glasses perched on his forehead. He appears in the clouds above a clothesline holding laundry. On the ground are baskets, pails, an iron, and scrubbing brushes.
William Strickland's watercolor drawing of the fortress of Radicofani, and the surrounding Tuscan countryside. A small house and a village are shown in the sketch. Strickland provides a handwritten description of the scene.
Sheet music covers; Music publishing industry; Music title pages
Sheet music cover and lyrics of the "comic song" called "The Carpetbagger." Cover shows a drawing of a carpetbagger with the spoils of Reconstruction in a large carpetbag. The song is dedicated to General Ben Butler.
Hand-drawn map of the territory between Nashville and Murfreesboro from the Engineer office in Murfreesboro. The map was drawn by C. Meister and appears to be addressed to General Pegram, Command Cavalry.