Tablet erected in honor of Mary Murray by the Mary Murray Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution on the southwest corner of Park Avenue and 35th Street in 1926. The tablet was stolen in 1992 and replaced by The Murray Hill Committee in 1994.
Aqueducts; Cities & towns; Commercial facilities; Fences; Smokestacks; Towpaths; Utility poles; Water towers; Signs (Notices); Black & white postcards; Panoramic views; Rivers
Junction where Erie Canal becomes an Aqueduct over the Genesee River. Printing information: card number (7628); Written message (Dear Son & Daughters Glad to send you this with more to follow with love from Father)
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;Dammann, Grace Cowardin, 1872-1945;Discrimination in education;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;Social action
Letter of protest sent to President Dammann following decision to admit African American student:
I am deeply shocked to learn that Manhattanville has accepted a coloured girl as a Freshman for next year. I feel that this is a very...
Slaves--Kentucky--Lincoln County; Slavery--Kentucky--Lincoln County
Two-page deed of gift between E. Pennington and his three daughters, wherein he gives to Lerisa Shanks the slave woman Mary, to Paulina H. Fisher the slave girl named Aggy, and to Martha Isabella Omsley the slave girl Ruth, in Lincoln County,...
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...