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    • Uncle Tom and Little Eva.

    • Uncle Tom and Little Eva.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Storytelling; Landscapes (Representations); Landscape paintings; Lakes & ponds; Bodies of water; Trees; Plants; Fictitious characters; Men; Adults; Slaves; Girls; Children; Youth; Sitting; Standing; Gestures; Pointing...

    • "[...] Uncle Tom and Little Eva depicts a scene in [Harriet Beecher] Stowe's chapter 22, 'The Grass Withereth--The Flowers Fadeth [...] on the mossy banks of Lake Pontchartrain in Louisiana." (p.155)
    • Spanish gypsies.

    • Spanish gypsies.

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Exhibitions; People; Romanies

    • A man, three women or girls, and a boy stand in a row while two small girls sit at their feet. The man has a mustache, is holding a cigarette, and wears a vest, cummerbund, and overcoat over one shoulder; he and the boy are wearing fezzes. The boy...
    • Igorata wedding dance.

    • Igorata wedding dance.

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Exhibitions; Men; Igorot (Philippine people); Indigenous peoples; Musical instruments; Percussion instruments; Drums (Musical instruments); Ceremonial dancers

    • A row of men in loincloths dance behind one another, banging on metal drums. Handwritten twice at bottom of photo: Igorata Wedding Dance. The Igorots come from the Cordillera region, in the Philippines island of Luzon; since the World's Fair in St....
    • AMERICA (Way #240), 1898.

    • AMERICA (Way #240), 1898.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • AMERICA (Way #240), a sternwheel packet with wood hull (200 ft. x 38 ft. x 6.5 ft.), was built in 1898 at Howard Ship Yard and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by Capt. LaVerrier Cooley, AMERICA operated on the Ouachita River from...
    • Arthur Younger Ford (1861-1926) Photograph Albums

    • Arthur Younger Ford (1861-1926) Photograph Albums

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Kentucky--Social life and customs; Coal mining; Oil wells; Lumber industry; Croplands; Horse farms; Buildings; Educational facilities

    • Assembled in 1904 for display in the Kentucky Building at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition (World's Fair) in St. Louis by the chair of the Kentucky delegation, Arthur Y. Ford, two of the albums contained 309 photographs from the Appalachian,...
    • Scene from 1904 World's Fair.

    • Scene from 1904 World's Fair.

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Exhibitions; People; Crowds; Parades & processions

    • At the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis, Missouri, a crowd of people stand in concentric rings around a track, watching what appears to be a parade, while people walk on a path through the center of the grassy plot in the middle of the track. There...
    • Nubian prince.

    • Nubian prince.

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Exhibitions; North Africans; Indigenous peoples; Men; Clothing & dress; Turbans

    • At the World's Fair in St. Louis, Missouri, a man wearing a silk turban, embroidered vest, collarless shirt, sash, and white cloth stands holding a staff. He may be a Nubian (from North Africa). Such "living displays" were intended to...
    • Mexican copper beating.

    • Mexican copper beating.

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Exhibitions; Men; Indians of Mexico; Indigenous peoples; Sombreros; Copper; Forging

    • At the World's Fair in St. Louis, Missouri, five men take turns hitting copper with mallets; they are hitting the metal which a sixth man, who is kneeling, is holding onto a block with tongs. Five of the men are wearing white sombreros. The men are...
    • Minnie Palmer.

    • Minnie Palmer.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Autographed portrait of actress Minnie Palmer wearing beribboned hat, dress with high ruffled collar and draped cloth with flowers. Palmer was born circa 1860 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and died May 21, 1936 in Bay Shore, Louisiana. She starred...
    • Minnie Palmer.

    • Minnie Palmer.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Autographed portrait of actress Minnie Palmer with white headband and hair pulled back into a thick braid. She wears a white blouse with high ruffled collar. Palmer was born circa 1860 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and died May 21, 1936 in Bay...
    • BOB BLANKS, 1903.

    • BOB BLANKS, 1903.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Tugboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • BOB BLANKS, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (175 ft. x 35 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1903. Owned by J.P. Parker, she operated on the lower Mississippi River between New Orleans and the Red River. A handsome cotton style packet with...
    • Minnie Palmer.

    • Minnie Palmer.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Character portrait of actress Minnie Palmer with bangs peeking out from underneath hat. She wears a blouse with lace trim, fastened with a white bow and a brooch. Palmer was born circa 1860 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and died May 21, 1936 in...
    • R. D. McLean.

    • R. D. McLean.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes

    • Character portrait of left profile of performer R. D. McLean, with his hair powdered, and wearing a toga. Born March 7, 1859 in New Orleans, Louisiana, McLean and his wife, fellow actor Marie Prescott, toured together until Prescott's death in the...
    • CITY OF BATON ROUGE, 1916.

    • CITY OF BATON ROUGE, 1916.

    • Ferries; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • CITY OF BATON ROUGE, a centerwheel ferry with steel hull (115.2 ft. x 28 ft. x 7.2 ft.), was built at Howard in 1916. Owned by Baton Rouge Transportation Co., CITY OF BATON ROUGE operated at the the Louisiana city, carrying up to twenty-one...
    • Igorota warrior.

    • Igorota warrior.

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Exhibitions; Men; Igorot (Philippine people); Indigenous peoples

    • Close-up of a man wearing a loincloth, small woven hat, and earring. Handwritten at top of photo: Igorota Warrior. The Igorots come from the Cordillera region, in the Philippines island of Luzon; since the World's Fair in St. Louis, Missouri was...
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