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    • Man hauling bags in a steamboat

    • African Americans; Barrels; Bags; Steamboats; Laborers
    • African-American man caries a heavy cloth bag of unidentified goods, possibly peanuts, on his back. Behind him another man carries the same. Rows of cloth bags and barrels of goods are pictured.
    • A river landing scene

    • African Americans; Men; Waterfronts
    • Four men, three of them American American, load and unload goods at a river landing. The men are using a gangplank to access the riverboat. One man holds chickens and a package in his hand. A riverboat captain stands in the background.
    • "Roustabouts" on deck of steamboat

    • African Americans; Waterfronts; Labor supply; Men; Laborers
    • Four African-American men relax on the deck of a riverboat. The man in front wears blue jeans, vest, coat, and boots. The man in back wears overalls and a plaid shirt. Visible in the background are stacked wooden boxes.
    • Tomb of Caius Cestius and the Porta San Paolo

    • Antiquities; Pyramids; City walls; Gates; Cemeteries; Monuments & memorials; Tombs & sepulchral monuments
    • Strickland's watercolor drawing of the Tomb (Pyramid) of Caius Cestius, showing the pyramid in the foreground. Also shown are the Roman walls, and the Porta San Paolo gates. Also in the foreground is the Protestant Cemetery. Strickland provides...
    • Tammany Hall, New York City

    • Awards; Rewards of Merit; Political parties; Partisan politics; Political organizations; Political patronage; Municipal government
    • A pen and ink drawing of Tammany Hall in New York City. The three-story building is located on a street corner. The inscription reads: "Tammany Hall, New York City, where Andrew Jackson attended a public dinner on February 23, 1819. Collection of...
    • Homemade Crib

    • Backyards; Child rearing; Domestic life; Children's furniture
    • View of two women who are outdoors watching a baby in a crib. Also shown is a clothesline with two quilts/blankets at the side of a house where a tub sits to collect water. A bed spring can be seen leaning against the house.
    • Baltimore City Assembly Room and Library

    • Banquet halls; Banquets; Private libraries; Awards
    • A pen and ink drawing of the Baltimore City Assembly Room. Shows a large two-story Georgian building. On the roof is an American flag. The caption reads: "City Assembly Room and Library, Baltimore, Md., where a banquet was given Andrew Jackson,...
    • C'est le Guerre

    • Barbed wire; Prisoners; Military personnel; War; Fighting; Firearms
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows the prisoners and guards seeking cover in a trench; several German guards are pictured shooting guns. Mitchener writes, "Near Priebus, second nite out ---C'est le guerre [It's war] - Down the road, rattled a...
    • Board!

    • Barbed wire; Prisoners; Railroads
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows a drawing of two train cars with "40 Hommes 8 Cheveaux"(40 men 8 horses) written on one of the cars. Mitchener writes,"As you approach the 'Zug' [train] Yards - Spremburg---'Board!' Fifty-six men per car--Hardly...
    • Resting a Bit

    • Barbed wire; Rooms & spaces; Prisoners; Windows; Rugs; Furniture
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows a bedroom in what appears to be a private home. One prisoner can be seen by the bed, resting. Mitchener writes,"About thirteen hours later & 29 km. -- 'Resting a Bit' - In the hamlet of Freiwaldau, the caravan...
    • The Cook Shack

    • Barracks; Tree stumps; Barbed wire; Fences
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of several POW barracks within the camp. He has written, "An important item on the top of the page. Below is his drawing of the camp, "The Cook Shack." He includes information...

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