Runaway slave ad, 1860

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Enoch M. Duley, “Two Hundred Dollars Reward!” broadside, KY (GLC06377.01)Runaway slave ads were a reality in America as long as slavery existed.

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World War II: Commemorating Pearl Harbor, 1941

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Remember Dec. 7th! Office of War Information, 1942. (GLC09520.08)

“Remember Dec. 7th!” Office of War Information, 1942. (GLC09520.08)
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Confederate reaction to “Beast” Butler’s orders, 1862

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P. G. T. Beauregard, General Orders 44, May 19, 1862. (GLC00666)In April 1862 Union forces led by Captain David G. Farragut steamed past the weak Confederate defenses and captured New Orleans.

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A plan for a new government, 1775

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John Adams to Richard Henry Lee, November 15, 1775 (GLC03864)More than a decade before the Constitutional Convention in 1787—and months before the United States declared independence—John Adams wrote a plan for a new form of government for the American col

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Dragging cannon from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston, 1775

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Henry Knox to George Washington, December 17, 1775 (GLC02437.00222)On March 17, 1776, George Washington stood on Dorchester Heights alongside fifty-nine captured cannon high above the city of Boston, Massachusetts, and watched as British troops

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William Jennings Bryan and the ideals of the Declaration of Independence, 1895

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William Jennings Bryan to I. J. Dunn, January 4, 1895 (GLC07189)In 1895, Williams Jennings Bryan wrote to I. J.

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Campaigning for the African American vote in Georgia, 1894

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Color Voters Read, broadside, 1894. (GLC09000)In the gubernatorial and local elections of 1894, the Democrats and the newly formed People’s Party or Populist Party vied for black votes in Georgia.

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The British evacuation of Boston, 1776

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Benjamin Duvivier, George Washington before Boston, medal, ca. 1790 (GLC03221)

Benjamin Duvivier, George Washington before Boston, medal, ca. 1790 (GLC03221)
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Hamilton’s Report on the Subject of Manufactures, 1791

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Hamilton’s Report . . . on the Subject of Manufactures, Dec. 5, 1791. (GLC00891)

Alexander Hamilton, John Trumbull Copy after: Giuseppe Ceracchi 1806
Hamilton’s Report . . . on the Subject of Manufactures, Dec. 5, 1791. (GLC00891)
Hamilton’s Report . . . on the Subject of Manufactures, Dec. 5, 1791. (GLC00891)
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The surrender of Robert E. Lee, 1865

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Robert E. Lee's General Order No. 9, April 10, 1865. (GLC00035)Left with no route of escape after the fall of Petersburg, Virginia, on April 2, 1865, Confederate General Robert E.

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