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The Persuit
J.H. Bufford
The Persuit
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: advertisement
Year: 1860
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Carter's Little Liver Pills
Unknown
Carter's Little Liver Pills
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: advertisement
Year: 1860
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$200 Reward for an Escaped Prisoner
U.S. Penitentiary
$200 Reward for an Escaped Prisoner
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: advertisement
Year: 1860
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Frontispiece To Easy Lessons For The Little One
Anonymous
Frontispiece To <I>Easy Lessons For The Little One</I>
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: book illustration
Year: 1855
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Watchful Care
John S.C. Abbott
Watchful Care
Credit: The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, The University of Virginia Library
Media type: book illustration
Year: 1833
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Outrage
Anonymous
Outrage
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: broadside
Year: 1837
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Ye May Session of Ye Woman's Right Convention. Ye Orator of Ye Day Denouncing Ye Lords of Creation
Harper's Weekly
Ye May Session of Ye Woman's Right Convention. Ye Orator of Ye Day Denouncing Ye Lords of Creation
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: cartoon
Year: 1859
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The First Step from Godey's Lady's Book
Anonymous
The First Step from <I>Godey's Lady's Book</I>
Credit: Hope Greenberg, University of Vermont
Media type: engraving
Year: 1858
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Gallant Charge of the Kentuckians at the Battle of Buena Vista, Feby. 23rd 1847, and Complete Defeat of the Mexicans
Sarony & Major
Gallant Charge of the Kentuckians at the Battle of Buena Vista, Feby. 23rd 1847, and Complete Defeat of the Mexicans
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1847
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Gold Mining in California
Currier and Ives
Gold Mining in California
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1871
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Frontispiece Image from The Death of Clotel
Anonymous
Frontispiece Image from <I>The Death of Clotel</I>
Credit: Clotel: The President's Daughter: A Narrative of Slave Life in the United States. by William Wells Brown
Media type: engraving
Year: 1853
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Battle of Palo Alto- May 8Th, 1846, Between 2900 Americans, Under Genl. Taylor, and 6000 Mexicans, Commanded By Genl. Arista.
E.B. & E.C. Kellogg
Battle of Palo Alto- May 8Th, 1846, Between 2900 Americans, Under Genl. Taylor, and 6000 Mexicans, Commanded By Genl. Arista.
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1846
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Daniel Boone
Alonzo Chappel
Daniel Boone
Credit: University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center
Media type: engraving
Year: 1861
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Three Days of May 1844, Columbia Mourns Her Citizens Slain
Washington Peale
Three Days of May 1844, Columbia Mourns Her Citizens Slain
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1844
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The Underground Railroad. Photoreproduction of Charles T. Weber Painting
Anonymous
The Underground Railroad. Photoreproduction of Charles T. Weber Painting
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1893
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View of San Francisco, Taken From the Western Hill at the Foot of Telegraph Hill, Looking Toward Ringon Point and Mission Valley
Sarony and Major
View of San Francisco, Taken From the Western Hill at the Foot of Telegraph Hill, Looking Toward Ringon Point and Mission Valley
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1851
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Group (Fugitive Slaves?) in Lean-To On River Bank, Illuminated By Firelight; From Harper's Weekly
W.L. Sheppard
Group (Fugitive Slaves?) in Lean-To On River Bank, Illuminated By Firelight; From Harper's Weekly
Credit: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Media type: engraving
Year: 1860
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Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way
Fanny F. Palmer
Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1868
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Home Sweet Home
G.F. Gilman
Home Sweet Home
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1877
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Anti-Slavery Meeting On the Boston Common From Gleason's Pictorial
Anonymous
Anti-Slavery Meeting On the Boston Common From Gleason's Pictorial
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1851
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Attack On Chapultepec, Sept. 13th 1847 - Mexicans Routed With Great Loss
E.B. & E.C. Kellogg
Attack On Chapultepec, Sept. 13th 1847 - Mexicans Routed With Great Loss
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1847
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Illustration from Godey's Lady's Book Captioned 'Alas, They Had Been Friends in Youth, But Whispering Tongues Will Poison the Truth'
W.E. Tucker
Illustration from Godey's Lady's Book Captioned 'Alas, They Had Been Friends in Youth, But Whispering Tongues Will Poison the Truth'
Credit: The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, The University of Virginia Library
Media type: engraving
Year: 1850
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Attack on the Insurgents at the Bridge by the Railroad Men
Anonymous
Attack on the Insurgents at the Bridge by the Railroad Men
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1859
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Massacre of the Whites By the Indians and Blacks in Florida
Anonymous
Massacre of the Whites By the Indians and Blacks in Florida
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1836
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Portrait of Red Jacket
Charles Bird King
Charles Bird King
Portrait of Red Jacket
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1835
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Battle of Mill El Rey- Near the City of Mexico- Sept. 8th 1847
E.B. & E.C. Kellogg
Battle of Mill El Rey- Near the City of Mexico- Sept. 8th 1847
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1848
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Illustrations of Miller's Views of the End of the World
William Miller
Illustrations of Miller's Views of the End of the World
Credit: The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, The University of Virginia Library
Media type: engraving
Year: 1843
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The First Tribute
W.E. Tucker
The First Tribute
Credit: The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, The University of Virginia Library
Media type: engraving
Year: 1852
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View of Main Street, Louisville, in 1846
Richard H. Collins
View of Main Street, Louisville, in 1846
Credit: National Archives
Media type: engraving
Year: 1846
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The Drunkard's Progress, Or the Direct Road to Poverty, Wretchedness & Ruin
J.W. Barber
The Drunkard's Progress, Or the Direct Road to Poverty, Wretchedness & Ruin
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1826
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Sutter's Fort--New Helvetia
W.E. Endicott
Sutter's Fort--New Helvetia
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1849
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East View of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Part of Camden, New Jersey
A. Koliner
East View of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Part of Camden, New Jersey
Credit: National Archives
Media type: engraving
Year: 1836
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The Battle of Sacramento
N. Currier
The Battle of Sacramento
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1847
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Montgomery Street, San Francisco, 1852
Anonymous
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, 1852
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1852
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Battle of Buena Vista. Fought Feby. 23Rd, 1847. in Which the American Army Under Gel. Taylor Were Completely Victorious
Currier & Ives
Battle of Buena Vista. Fought Feby. 23Rd, 1847. in Which the American Army Under Gel. Taylor Were Completely Victorious
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1847
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Jim Crow Jubilee
Anonymous
Jim Crow Jubilee
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1847
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The Harper's Ferry Insurrection--the U.S. Marines Storming the Engine House--Insurgents Firing Through Holes in the Doors
Anonymous
The Harper's Ferry Insurrection--the U.S. Marines Storming the Engine House--Insurgents Firing Through Holes in the Doors
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Year: 1859
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Fort Pierre (South Dakota) and the Adjacent Prairie
Carl Bodmer
Fort Pierre (South Dakota) and the Adjacent Prairie
Credit: National Archives
Media type: engraving
Year: 1832
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Joaquin, the Mountain Robber
Anonymous
Joaquin, the Mountain Robber
Credit: California History Room, California State Library, Sacramento, California
Media type: engraving
Year: 1848
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Sacramento - A City in California
Charles A. Dana
Sacramento - A City in California
Credit: National Archives
Media type: engraving
Year: 1855
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American Army Entering the City of Mexico in Frieze of American History
Constantino Brumidi
American Army Entering the City of Mexico in Frieze of American History
Credit: Architect of the Capitol
Media type: fresco
Year: 1889
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Dr. Wieland's Celebrated Sugar Worm Lozenges
C.F. Wieland
Dr. Wieland's Celebrated Sugar Worm Lozenges
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: miscellaneous-image
Year: 1856
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Dr. Spurzheim--Divisions of the Organs of Phrenology Marked Externally
Pendelton's Lithography
Dr. Spurzheim--Divisions of the Organs of Phrenology Marked Externally
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: lithograph
Year: 1834
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John Brown Lithograph
T.C. Noble
John Brown Lithograph
Credit: US National Park Service
Media type: lithograph
Year: 1867
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The Liberator
William Lloyd Garrison
The Liberator
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: miscellaneous-image
Year: 1831
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North Star, June 2, 1848. Edited by Frederick Douglass and Martin Delany
Douglass and Delaney
North Star, June 2, 1848.  Edited by Frederick Douglass and Martin Delany
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: miscellaneous-image
Year: 1848
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Runaway Notice for Harriet Jacobs; Copy from the American Beacon July 4th, 1835
Anonymous
Runaway Notice for Harriet Jacobs; Copy from the American Beacon July 4th, 1835
Credit: North Carolina Division of Archives and History.
Media type: advertisement
Year: 1835
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The Trapper's Last Shot
William Tylee Ranney
The Trapper's Last Shot
Credit: The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Media type: painting
Year: 1850
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Recreation
Jerome Thompson
Recreation
Credit: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Media type: painting
Year: 1857
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View, Dismal Swamp, North Carolina
Francois Regis Gignoux
View, Dismal Swamp, North Carolina
Credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Media type: painting
Year: 1850
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Progress (the Advance of Civilization)
Asher B. Durand
Progress (the Advance of Civilization)
Credit: The Warner Collection of Gulf States Paper Corporation, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Media type: painting
Year: 1853
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Joseph Cinque
Anonymous
Joseph Cinque
Credit: US National Park Service
Media type: painting
Year:
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The Trapper's Bride
Alfred Jacob Miller
The Trapper's Bride
Credit: Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Media type: painting
Year: 1850
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In the Catskills
Thomas Doughty
In the Catskills
Credit: Reynolda House, Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Media type: painting
Year: 1835
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The Winter of 1849
Francis Samuel Marryat
The Winter of 1849
Credit: The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Media type: painting
Year: 1855
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Home in the Woods
Thomas Cole
Home in the Woods
Credit: Reynolda House, Museum of American Art.
Media type: painting
Year: 1847
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View of the Iron Works, Canton, Massachusetts
Anonymous
View of the Iron Works, Canton, Massachusetts
Credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Media type: painting
Year: 1850
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Georgianna Buckham and Her Mother
Henry Inman
Georgianna Buckham and Her Mother
Credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Media type: painting
Year: 1839
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Thunderstorm in the Rocky Mountains
Albert Bierstadt
Thunderstorm in the Rocky Mountains
Credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Media type: painting
Year: 1859
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Mill On the Brandywine, Delaware
John Rubens Smith
Mill On the Brandywine, Delaware
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: painting
Year: 1828
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New York from The Steeple of Saint Paul's Church
Harry A. Papprill
New York from The Steeple of Saint Paul's Church
Credit: The New York Public Library
Media type: painting
Year: 1848
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Peaceable Kingdom
Edward Hicks
Peaceable Kingdom
Credit: National Gallery of Art
Media type: painting
Year: 1834
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Farmers Nooning
William Sidney Mount
Farmers Nooning
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: painting
Year: 1843
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Camp Meeting of the Methodists in North America
M. Dubourg
Camp Meeting of the Methodists in North America
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: painting
Year: 1819
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Allegorical Representation of the Dying Christian
N.E. Talcott
Allegorical Representation of the Dying Christian
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: painting
Year: 1847
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The Mother's Grave
James S. Baille
The Mother's Grave
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: painting
Year: 1848
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Se-Quo-Yah [Sequoiah]
F.W. Greenough
Se-Quo-Yah [Sequoiah]
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: painting
Year: 1836
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A View of the Mountain Pass, Called the Notch of the White Mountains (Crawford Notch)
Thomas Cole
A View of the Mountain Pass, Called the Notch of the White Mountains (Crawford Notch)
Credit: National Gallery of Art
Media type: painting
Year: 1839
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Dancing For Eels
James Brown
Dancing For Eels
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: painting
Year: 1848
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Captured By Indians
George Caleb Bingham
Captured By Indians
Credit: The Saint Louis Art Museum. Bequest of Arthur C. Hoskins
Media type: painting
Year: 1848
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River View With Factory
James Fuller Queen
River View With Factory
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: painting
Year: 1857
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Kindred Spirits
Asher B. Durand
Kindred Spirits
Credit: The New York Public Library
Media type: painting
Year: 1849
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The Lackawanna Valley
George Innes
The Lackawanna Valley
Credit: National Gallery of Art
Media type: painting
Year: 1855
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The Falls Of The Kaaterskill
Thomas Cole
The Falls Of The Kaaterskill
Credit: The Warner Collection of Gulf States Paper Corporation, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Media type: painting
Year: 1826
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John Brown
James Wallace Black
John Brown
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: photograph
Year: 1859
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Harpers Ferry Armory, Main Entrance
Anonymous
Harpers Ferry Armory, Main Entrance
Credit: US National Park Service
Media type: photograph
Year: 1862
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Amelia Bloomer
Anonymous
Amelia Bloomer
Credit: US National Park Service
Media type: photograph
Year: 1860
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Practical Illustration of the Fugitive Slave Law
E.C. Del
Practical Illustration of the Fugitive Slave Law
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: political cartoon
Year: 1851
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Effects of the Fugitive-Slave-Law
Theodore Kaufmann
Effects of the Fugitive-Slave-Law
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: political cartoon
Year: 1850
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The Secretary of War Presenting a Stand of Colours
Bow Wow-Wow (pseud.) (Napoleon Sarony?)
The Secretary of War Presenting a Stand of Colours
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: political cartoon
Year: 1840
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The Symbolical Head, Illustrating All the Phrenology
Anonymous
The Symbolical Head, Illustrating All the Phrenology
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: print
Year: 1842
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Kansas-Nebraska Act
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Media type: treaty-image
Year: 1854
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Long-billed Curlew, Numenius longirostris.
Long-billed Curlew, Numenius longirostris.
Credit: Amon Cater Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
Media type: engraving
Year: 1834
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Mac-Cut-I-Mish-E-Ca-Cu-Cac or Black Hawk, a Celebrated Sac Chief
Mac-Cut-I-Mish-E-Ca-Cu-Cac or Black Hawk, a Celebrated Sac Chief
Credit: Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
Media type: lithograph
Year: 1836
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Roll of Honor - Woman's Rights Convention at Seneca Falls
Roll of Honor - Woman's Rights Convention at Seneca Falls
Media type: miscellaneous-image
Year: 1848
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Cyrus McCormick's Reaper
Cyrus McCormick's Reaper
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: illustration
Year: 1831
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Mississippi cotton gin at Dahomey
Mississippi cotton gin at Dahomey
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: photograph
Year: 1898
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