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    • Valentine Party.

    • Valentine Party.

    • Men; Women; Dwellings; Interiors; Living rooms; Festive decorations; Guitars; Stringed instruments

    • A woman stands on an overstuffed chair or settee in the living room of a house that appears to be decorated for Valentine's Day or an engagement party. She is surrounded by seven men, all gazing at her. One man holds a guitar and the woman appears...
    • Spinning.

    • Spinning.

    • Spinning apparatus; Log cabins; Porches; Women

    • Mary Baker stands at her spinning wheel on the porch of her cabin. Mary, the daughter of Bill "Oak" Baker, had her own sheep and made the wool into clothes "all her self." (Kelly Morgan, "History of Clay County, Kentucky...
    • Clovercroft gateway.

    • Clovercroft gateway.

    • Gates; Fences; Trails & paths; Walkways; Trees; Estates

    • The gate to photographer Kate Matthews' family home, Clovercroft, stands open along the path next to Ashwood Avenue in Pewee Valley, Kentucky. Handwritten on verso in Kate Matthews' handwriting: "'Clovercroft Gateway' =Photo. 1940=",...
    • Old Jim.

    • Old Jim.

    • Minstrels; Violins; Stone walls; Men; Dogs; Tramps

    • Portrait of a man and his dog next to a vine-covered stone wall. The bearded man wears ragged striped tuxedo pants, a tuxedo jacket with tails and a top hat. He carefully holds a fiddle and bow in his arms. The man is Jim Felton, a wandering...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 14-2.

    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 14-2.

    • Assyria--History; Kings; Queens; Men; Women; Animals; Rescue work; Asia--History; Textbooks; Daggers & swords; Lutes; Stringed instruments; People associated with religion; Children; Nomads; Harps; Persia; Turkey; Poland; Denmark

    • Woodblock prints of, from top to bottom starting at left (all images signed "Hartwell" unless otherwise noted): Sardanapalus (Assyrian king) seated on throne holding a goblet aloft, with men and women in attendance; scene in city square;...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 15-3.

    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 15-3.

    • Ethiopia; Stringed instruments; Men; Women; Elephants; Ethnology--Vietnam; Ethnology--Cambodia; Ethnology--India; Ethnology--Turkey; Malays (Asian people); Ethnology--Japan; Ethnology--Armenia; Ethnology--Burma; Ethnology--China

    • Woodblock prints of, from left to right starting at top left (all images signed "Hartwell" unless otherwise noted): "Abyssinia" [now Ethiopia/Eritrea], with three people, stringed instrument, and spear and shield; procession...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 16-1.

    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 16-1.

    • Sierra Leone; Imperialism; Discovery & exploration; Men; Women; Animals; Central African Republic; Africa, Central; Big game hunting; Royalty; Lutes; Stringed instruments; Servants; Africa, West; Ships

    • Woodblock prints, all signed "Hartwell," from left to right starting at top left: Scene of Sierra-Leone, with black man pointing lion out to two white men holding guns; group of black men, overseen by white man in safari garb, rowing boat...
    • Breviary, England, mid 13th century, fragment.

    • Breviary, England, mid 13th century, fragment.

    • Breviaries--England--lllustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--England; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500

    • Leaf from a book used for daily prayers by a monk or other person living in a religious community, probably in England. The book was written in the thirteenth century on animal skin since paper was not used at that time. The text is from an...
    • Book of Hours, France, mid 16th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours, France, mid 16th century, fragment.

    • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1500-1550

    • A Book of Hours was the primary text for private lay devotion in the late middle ages and Renaissance. Consisting of the cycle of prayers to be recited at the eight canonical hours or established times for prayers throughout the day, the content of...
    • Qur'an fragment.

    • Qur'an fragment.

    • Koran manuscripts; Manuscripts, Afghani

    • The Qur'an or Holy Koran is the key religious text for Islam. Followers of Islam find the Qur'an to be the literal word of God, revealed through the prophet Muhammad and containing all things necessary for a righteous life. This illuminated leaf of...
    • Gen. D. C. Mc Callum, U.S.A.

    • Gen. D. C. Mc Callum, U.S.A.

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Generals--American--1860-1870; Generals; Military uniforms; Military officers

    • Portrait of Daniel Craig McCallum (1815-1878), a brevet major general of volunteers (1864) in the United States Civil War. He was an architect and engineer from Scotland, who in 1862 he was appointed head of all the military railroads in the United...
    • Gen'l W. T. Sherman.

    • Gen'l W. T. Sherman.

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Generals--American--1860-1870; Generals; Military uniforms; Military officers

    • Engraved portrait of William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891), Major General of the Union Army during the United States Civil War. He is well known for leading his troops in the capture (and burning) the city of Atlanta in 1864, then marching to the...
    • City Hall (1937 Flood).

    • City Hall (1937 Flood).

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Buildings; Rescue work; Rescue workers; Streets; Automobiles; Disaster relief; City & town halls; City Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Government facilities

    • Louisville, Kentucky's City Hall during the 1937 Flood, with floodwater, haphazardly parked cars, and a fire engine. City Hall was used as the center for all relief, rescue and rehabilitation efforts, as noted in Rick Bell's "The Great Flood...
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