The illistration on page 69 is identified as Figure 36. It is a line drawing representing an entire unit caught in a Viet-Cong (VC) ambush. The schematic is followed by textual directions on the proper military response to this situation.
The illustration on page 70 is identified as Figure 37. It is a line drawing representing part of a unit caught in a Viet-Cong ambush. The schematic is followed by textual directions on the proper military response to this situation.
The illustration on page 42 is identified as Figure 25. It features line drawings of a spike trap pit and a spike trap box. Dimensions and features are labeled. This may be a variation of the ditch with punji stakes shown on page 27 of the...
Broadside reads, "Ex-President Johnson Has accepted an invitation to address the people of Lincoln County, at Fayetteville, On Tuesday, July 13th 1869. Come hear him! Printed at the Observer Office, Fayetteville, Tenn."
Calendar from 1919 featuring a painting of World War I soldiers, a battlefield cemetery, and the poem "In Flanders Fields" by John McCrae. It also features a brief commentary on the author of the poem and the war by "Black & Black, Makers of...
Centennial celebrations; Historical reenactments; War
Battle of Franklin Centennial Participants medal. The medal is round with two images of Civil War soldiers. The text on the medal reads "Battle of Franklin Centennial Participants, November 1864-1964."
Civil Wars; War; Slaves; Agriculture; Political issues; Cities & towns
Excerpts from the Robert H. Cartmell Diaries. They contain full commentaries on the nature of his farm operation, the weather, and the fluctuations of the cotton market. They contain thoughtful comments on politics and candidates for office and...
Cover, Department of Defense pamphlet published for soldiers in combat in Vietnam. It provides text, illustrations, maps, and photographs. There are four chapters in the document, along with an appendix providing personal hygiene tips, a table,...
Communication from the Inspector's Office in Richmond, Virginia, on furnishing a tablular statement of the operations of an office, December 27, 1864. An example of form to be submitted each month is hand-drawn at the bottom of the letter.
Helicopters; Military personnel; Soldiers; Mountains
A Huey helicopter lands on a pad at Vung Chua Mountain, throwing up a great quantity of dust. Fences, buildings, and communication equipment can be seen in the background. Note: a non-color-corrected master TIFF copy is also available.
Helicopters; Rifles; Soldiers; Helmets; Military uniforms; Military personnel; Rural areas
A Huey in flight taken from another helicopter. A soldier and the barrel of an M-16 are also in the frame. The helicopters appear to be flying over a farming area. The photograph is from Ammons's first tour in 1968.
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.
Pamphlet entitled "Quarterly Bulletin of Farm Residences, etc., for Sale in Tennessee" by A. W. Hawkins. Represents the efforts of the Tennessee Department of Agriculture to encourage land sales. Lists, by county, the lands for sale in the state...
William Jennings Bryan listening to his son, William Jennings Bryan, Jr., presenting a speech at the Scopes Trial in July 1925. A courtroom crowd is in the background and a microphone stand with the call letters "WGN" is in the foreground.
William Jennings Bryan and his son, William Jennings Bryan, Jr, sitting in the courtroom of the Scopes Trial in July 1925. William Jennings Bryan, Jr. is sitting to the right of his father with his hand to his mustache.