Digital Library Advanced Search

SEARCH THE DIGITAL LIBRARY


4881 results: Expanded View | Index View
Display: per page, sorted by
of 489 Page:

Abraham Lincoln

Description:

Carte de visite portrait of Abraham Lincoln (seated at desk, in profile). Signed "A. Lincoln" on bottom front. On verso: "I certify that the President's signature is genuine.(s) John Hay, Also - Theodore Roosevelt's handwriting, "Given to father by / President Lincoln; by / father to Aunt Annie; / now to me by Uncle Jimmie / May 1902/ (s) Theodore Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Presidents--Portraits; Hay, John, 1838-1905; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Date: 1861-05-16?

Abraham Lincoln's Funeral Procession

Description:

View of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession, showing the home of Cornelius Van Schaack Roosevelt at the corner of Broadway and Union Square in New York. Two children are visible in the second story window, one of whom is Theodore Roosevelt, the other is his brother Elliott Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Presidents--Death; Funeral journey of Abraham Lincoln to Springfield; New York (State)--New York; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Roosevelt, Cornelius Van Schaack, 1794-1871; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Date: 1865-04-25

Prosperity and the flag

Description:

"Prosperity and the Flag" is a song book created for Company A, based in Rochester, New York. The lyrics show support for President William McKinley.

Resource Type: Music, Sheet

Subject: Presidents--Election--Songs and music; Presidents--Public opinion; Antitrust law--Political aspects; Silver question; Imperialism; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904

Date: 1880-1900

Roosevelt Family Scrapbook

Description:

Scrapbook contains photos and ephemera related to the Roosevelt and Alexander families as well as images of New York City, Paris, and Scotland at the turn of the century, articles and photographs from the Spanish American War and Theodore Roosevelt's presidency. It also contains articles and clippings on fashion and high society gossip. The scrapbook contains items from roughly the 1880s to 1908. Most of the photographs and documents also have their own individual records in the digital library.

Resource Type: Scrapbook

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Presidents; Culture--Societies, etc.; Fashion; Weddings; New York (State)--New York; France--Paris; Scotland; Roosevelt, Eleanor Butler, 1889-1960; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944

Date: 1880-1908

Garfield

Description:

Print shows James A. Garfield, bust portrait, facing left, in oval, with scenes from his life and death; includes verse.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents; Memorials; United States; United States. President; Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881

Date: 1881-09-07

An end to all disagreement

Description:

Print shows a group of men, probably President Garfield's physicians, exiting Francklyn Cottage where Garfield died. The men hold slips of paper that state "Self Exoneration". Three men standing on the left hold papers that state "Private Theory, Temperance Ideas, [and] Power of Prayer". (They may represent physicians that were dismissed when Garfield appeared to be recovering).

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Death and burial of a person; Physicians; Medical care; United States. President; Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881

Date: 1881-09-28

A presidential conjuror

Description:

President Arthur appears as a magician on a stage, pulling cards out of a hat and tossing them into the audience. The cards are labeled "Secretary of Navy, Foreign Minister, Interior, Consulate, Collectorship, Soft Soap, Minister to Turkey, Quashed Endictment, Secretary of War, Protection, Postmaster, Promises, Gratitude, [and] Reciprocity." On the stage are other magic devices, a "Great Machine Trick" showing cards and labeled "New Political Deal Trick," a wheel labeled "Stalwartism Neutrality Halfbreedism," a bottle labeled "Ever-lasting Patronage Bottle," a cone labeled "Great Veto Extinguish Trick," and a drum labeled "Last Grand Trick Resignation." Among those in the audience are Carl Schurz, John A. Logan, Thomas De Witt Talmage, David Davis, Joseph W. Keifer, John P. Jones, Stephen W. Dorsey, Thomas J. Brady, William M. Evarts, Benjamin F. Butler, and Samuel J. Kirkwood. Caption: What Mr. Arthur must be to satisfy all the politicians.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents--Staff--Selection and appointment; Patronage, Political; Magicians; Magic tricks; Audiences; Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886; Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906; Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886; Talmage, T. De Witt (Thomas De Witt), 1832-1902; Davis, David, 1815-1886; Keifer, Joseph Warren, 1836-1932; Jones, John P. (John Percival), 1829-1912; Dorsey, Stephen Wallace, 1842-1916; Brady, Thomas Jefferson, 1839-1904; Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901; Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Kirkwood, Samuel Jordan, 1813-1894

Date: 1881-10-12

Where Justice will have to look for jurors who have not formed an opinion in the Guiteau case

Description:

Print shows Justice holding a large sword and carrying a lantern, with a cloth labeled "Justice" over her mouth, searching a cemetery, among tombstones labeled "Formed no opinion died 1660, Formed no opinion 1600, Haven't read papers 1776, [and] No opinion died 1670", for jurors who are uninformed of the assassination of President James A. Garfield. The images includes an insert showing a man hanging from a gibbet labeled "Verdict of 50,000,000 Illustrated".

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents--Assassination; Justice; Cemeteries; Criminals--Public opinion; Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881; Guiteau, Charles J. (Charles Julius), 1841-1882

Date: 1881-10-26

A way out of President Arthur's dilemma

Description:

Print shows Ulysses S. Grant recommending to President Chester A. Arthur some "friends" of his as political appointees. All the men shown were involved in scandals during Grant's administration. Caption: General Grant "Don't be troubled if a few fellows do decline. Here are some friends of mine who never refuse office."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents--Staff--Selection and appointment; Patronage, Political; Political corruption; Scandals; Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Shepherd, Alexander Robey, 1835-1902; Murphy, Thomas, 1821-1901; Belknap, William W. (William Worth), 1829-1890; Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897; Babcock, Orville Elias, 1835-1884; Williams, George H. (George Henry), 1823-1910

Date: 1881-11-02

Escaping from the old shell

Description:

Print shows a moth or butterfly labeled "N.Y. County Democracy" with bust portraits of Lucius Robinson, Abram S. Hewitt, Samuel J. Tilden, and Clarkson N. Potter on the wings; it has just emerged from a pupa labeled "Tammany" with the face of John Kelly, and is flying toward a flower blossom labeled "1884".

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents--Election; Butterflies; Moths; Flowers; Democratic Party (U.S.); Tammany Hall; Hewitt, Abram S. (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903; Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886; Robinson, Lucius, 1810-1891; Potter, Clarkson Nott, 1825-1882; Kelly, John, 1821-1886

Date: 1881-11-02

Display: per page, sorted by
of 489 Page: