"Memphis," "Novelty Works," and "Thos. Leech & Co." stamped on three lines. Grip is wrapped with leather and twisted brass. This sword was produced in Memphis prior to the partnership with Charles Rigdon.
A Carte de visite showing Private Zeublon Nixon (seated) & Ben (standing.) Zebulon Nixon served in Cos. A and F of the 36th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. The identification of the second man was speculated upon as being Ben Grubb. Both men appear in...
A Jefferson County man, Col. William R. Peck, fighting with a Louisiana cavalry regiment in Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, writes of the preceding days' action following battle in the Shenandoah Valley with Gen. Philip Sheridan's army.
A log cabin residence with small surrounding log buildings is pictured. The area is rural and fenced in. People are scattered about and a man on a horse is pictured. The postcard is a photograph of a sketch or a print. Sepia tone.
A man in hat and glasses is lying on the ground holding a rifle, with the barrel of the rifle resting on a log. A second man is sitting to his left with a long straight stick in his left hand. Eight other men and boys also appear in the photograph...
A man inspecting a concrete pipe manufactured by the Civilian Conservation Corps for use in constructing forest roads. Five rows of pipes are visible, the second of which has planks of wood, presumably for rolling the heavy concrete pipes in order...
Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons; Propaganda; Publicity; Public opinion; Slogans; Press
A man sitting pondering perhaps his future and a directive as to how he might join the Second Infantry Brigade, Tennessee State Guard. A drawing of a soldier with his compatriots charging was also positioned on the page.
A man standing under a tree with a muzzle-loading long rifle, powder horn, and other hunting gear. The man wears a hat and has a satchel over his shoulder and across his chest. An open crate sits to the right.
A man wearing a hat is lying on the ground holding a rifle, the barrel of which rests on a log. Another man stands to his left. Jesse Lasky is among the ten other men and boys who also appear in the photograph.
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."
A man with a long stick (4 or more feet) in his hands sits on the stoop of a rough wooden cabin. He wears frayed and patched overalls with a shirt, suit jacket, and hat. A small blond boy between 6 and 8 is standing on the ground near the left...
A man with a long stick (4 or more feet) in his hands sits on the stoop of a rough wooden cabin. He wears frayed and patched overalls with a shirt, suit jacket, and hat. His left shoe appears to be untied.
Churches; Presbyterian churches; Religious facilities; Religious dwellings
A pen and ink drawing of the Hermitage Church. Shows a one-room building with double doors used to separate the sexes. A chimney is set between the two front doors. A man stands in front of the entrance.