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GOPWigwam1860.jpg
Engraving depicts wooden structure, built in just a few weeks, to hold 10,000 delegates to the party's nominating convention. In the years following it was used to hold rallies and political meetings during the Civil War before its demolition…

Braverman--10 and Out.jpg
This painting depicts a boxing match, in which one of the boxers successfully knocks out his opponent. The victor, standing upright on the right side sporting turquoise shorts, looks confident and strong as he watches his opponent on the ground along…

GuyJames--100 Years Pass.jpg
A neoclassical mansion, accessorized by ancestral family tree, looms over a woman wearing a long dress at lower left. Upon closer viewing the coherence of this scene breaks down; she's carrying an axe in her left hand, a la Lizzie Borden, along with…

WheatRent001a.jpg
Original contract between Daniel Fitzhugh, as agent for William Wolcott Wadsworth of Geneseo, N.Y. and lesees Thomas Tyler, Benjamin Tyler, and Zachariah Roberson, all of Geneseo. Article 2 of the lease (enlarged snippet view )pertains to rent, both…

1872 Oklahoma Survey.jpeg
Showing the township designated 014.0N - 003.0W, this map of "Indian country" prepared the way for white settlement of tribal lands. The 160 acres claimed by Sheffield Peabody is at the upper right of the map.

Banquet 1911--front.jpg
Pictured are officers and foremen attending the first of what was intended to be an annual banquet celebrating PKC's successful operation. We know there was an even more lavish event in 1912; after that, documentation is scarce.

In addition to the…

Banquet 1912--front.jpg
The second annual gathering of this type, company managers and foreman celebrate business success and amity. A program printed for the occasion offers some of the main themes, each followed by a toast: Management - Prosperity of Perry - Harmony of…

50 Year Employees.jpg
Photograph commemorates a dinner honoring a dozen long-time employees at the PKC. Their lengthy working life is notable both for its stamina--several of the jobs were physically taxing--and that it was all for the same employer.A typed annotation on…

CW- The Knight Spot.docx
The Knight Spot, formerly known as “The Hub,” had once been a place to get lunch and hang out with friends on campus. Although the room has since changed, it still holds these characteristics of excitement and energy.

Lake Champlain@0.5x.jpg
The full title of this map is A Survey of Lake Champlain, including Lake George, Crown Point and St. John. Surveyed by Order of His Excellency Major-General Sr. Jeffery Amherst, Knight of the most Honble. Order of the Bath, Commander in Chief of His…
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