Tuskegee Institute poster featuring vignettes of the school and oval portraits of three featured men, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Frederick Douglass. Probably created in the late nineteenth century.
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.
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."
Double-sided, handwritten, one-page document lists those prisoners being held by Federal authorities. Those incarcerated include citizens, soldiers who have committed disciplinary infractions, and soldiers being held for possible court-martial.
The Rachel Carter Craighead diaries span the latter half of the nineteenth century and the early twentieth century, and they provide a remarkable
look at Nashville life. Topics covered in the diary include descriptions of school life in the 1850s,...
The map is a reproduction from unknown origin. It indicates railroads completed, in construction, and proposed; topographical features; cities and towns; rivers, creeks and streams; the border states of Kentucky, Virginia, Georgia, and North...
Angled view of the front and side of an unidentified frame farmhouse. The house is a two-story I-house with a one-story ell. The frame is covered with weatherboard. There is a covered porch on the front facade of the house.
Nineteenth century hand-fashioned field cradle made of hickory and poplar. It was used by slave women during planting and harvest time to tend to infant children while working in the fields. The cradle has rockers and a wooden handle across the top.
A 24 page soft-cover program of the Nineteenth Annual Fair of the Bedford County Agriculture Society held in Shelbyville, Tennessee beginning on September 5, 1889. The booklet includes lists of stockholders, advertisements, and the agricultural...