Erie Canal; New York (State); Enlargement; Canal Bill; Loco Foco; Pamphlet
Page 16 of a sixteen page pamphlet on the Enlargement of the Erie Canal. In 1851, controversy arose regarding the enlargement of the canal. This shows excerpts from various New York newspapers voicing protest against the project to enlarge the Erie...
Aug. 1st, 1907
Prof. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton,
I suppose you have learned that I am to go to the International Congress at Stuttgart. I will be in New York Monday evening Aug. 5th and all day Tuesday. I would be...
First American Conference for Democracy and Terms of Peace
Received at 1554 Richmond Terrace
West New Brighton, S.I., N.Y.
B5 NY AD
SD New York NY 7
May 8, 1917
Mr Edwin Markham
West New Brighton NY
Strong group representing labor socialism peace religion politics plans first American Conference for...
Riverdale Children's Association; Colored Orphan Asylum (New York, N.Y.); Association for the Benefit of Colored Orphans (New York, N.Y.); Charities--New York (State)--New York; Children, Black--New York (State)--New York; African American...
The records of the Colored Orphan Asylum document the activities of the institution from 1836 to 1972, with the bulk of the records falling between 1850 and 1936. The records include minutes of general meetings, the Executive Committee, the...
Approximately two-thirds of the card (from the bottom) shows a canal, apparently flooded, with a [presumably] houseboat in the foreground, whose reflection is visible in the water. In the background, a metal bridge connects a piece of land on the...
Cities & towns;Culverts;Disasters;Debris;People;Carts & wagons;Black & white postcards;Signs (Notices)
Front caption reads" "View of the Broken Culvert under the Erie Canal. Six miles of water, nine feet in depth and sixty feet in width passed through the aperture within two hours at Syracuse, N. Y. July 30, '07" [top right of card]. Photo of...
Durant, Thomas J.(Thomas Jefferson),1817-1882; United states--Politics and government--1865-1877; Louisiana--Politics and government--1865-1950
Nine letters from various correspondents to Thomas Jefferson Durant, a lawyer and Louisiana state senator, and one of the few prominent Southerners who supported the Union during the Civil War. After the war he practiced in Washington D.C.