New-York African Free-School; American Convention for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and Improving the Condition of the African Race; Abolitionists--New York (State)--New York--Societies, etc.; African Americans--Education--New York...
New-York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves, commonly known as the New-York Manumission Society, was established 1785 to publicly promote the abolition of slavery and manumission of slaves in New York State. The society, which was...
Illustration of crocus flower and winter holly framing winter scene of houses and road covered with snow. Printer's title of card is Winter. Verso side: text,"Specialties, extra fine extracts for handkerchiefs, extra fine toilet soap, extra fine...
Sledding;Stores, Retail;Winter scenes;Winter sports;Dogs;Clothing and dress;
Illustration of a winter scene of people on sled sliding down snow covered hill. A dog runs alongside of the sled. Verso side: text,"Special sale of Shetland shawls. Ladies knit jackets, from 50 cents to $2.00. Beautiful children's hoods, all...
Sept. 29, 1911
Prof. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
We thank you very much for your kind letter enclosing $10.00 for copies of the Hamilton issue to be sent where they will do the most good. We will send these 1000 copies to...
Dear Friend :
I wish to inform the readers of "Upton Sinclair's" concerning "Jimmie Higgins".
Last spring it appeared that the war was going to last a long time, 'and that "Jimmie Higgins" would have to stand...
April 13, 1912
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Ave.,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
Would it be possible for you to attend the Christian Socialist Fellowship Conference at Buffalo, April 25-28? We would be greatly honored and delighted to have...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Coenties Slip (N.Y.); East River (N.Y.); Canal-boats; Commerce; Inland trade; Family life; Schooners; Illustration
Newspaper engraving found on page 104 of Harper's Weekly, dated February 16, 1884. Because winter travel on the canal was difficult, many canal boats laid up along the New York waterways. This scene depicts everyday activities among the canal...
October 19, 1901
Dear Mr. Markham:
Your welcome letter came several days ago and I have been awaiting the proof sheets of this book. Ferguson, who was to review it, must, I fear, be headed off, as I now see that he is radically opposed to anything...
241 Tremont(?) St., Boston
Dear Sir and Brother,
You will see by the Dawn that my mission work this winter is proving very successful. I am accomplishing, I think, a large amount of good, and am grateful to those who helped me in this...
Box 1061 Santa Fe NM
You have not acknowledged my regretful resignation but I suppose it reached you. I had another copy of this note made for you here it is:
(Mrs. Ford[?] who is offering a prize for the best...