Five-page letter written from John S. Brien in Nashville, Tennessee, to R. M. C[ornin], Esq. in Cincinnati, Ohio. The author expresses his views on secession, the Union, and Southern Rights as well as his hope for compromise. Says Brien, " I...
Centennial celebrations; Advertisements; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Events; Festivals; Fairs; Eagles; Horses; Presidents; Government officials; Heads of state; Capitols; Seals (Insignia)
Printed advertisement for the Tennessee Centennial Exposition in Nashville, May 1 to October 31, 1897. Includes inset views of Pres. William J. McKinley, Vice President Garret A. Hobart, the White House and the U.S. Capitol building.
State parks & reserves; Aerial views; Work camps; Administrative agencies; Public service employment; Forests
Aerial view of the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp at the Shelby City Negro State Park, renamed the T. O. Fuller State Park. The camp with its long barracks and the roads leading through the heavily forested park are easily visible.
Downtown aerial view of Clarksville, Tennessee showing rooftops of buildings, including churches and businesses. The streets are shown with cars travelling on a beautiful sunlit day with plenty of foliage visible.
Qui Nhon and the South China Sea as photographed from the base on Vung Chua Mountain at dusk. The foreground shows utility lines and poles, with the Qui Nhon city lights and harbor on the South China Sea filling up the rest of the image.
This nine-page letter written from Arthur H. Harris in Monroe, Louisiana, to his brother George Carroll Harris in Nashville is a conscious political treatise. The author is advocating and justifiying the secession of Louisiana at the upcoming...
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...