c/o Y.M.C.A., Baltimore, Md
Dear friend & comrade,
Let me first thank you for the privilege & inspiration of hearing & meeting you here. As you spoke I seemed to see myself in a new light, & to know that at least I had found...
July 25, 1902
My Dear Mr. Markham:
Thank you very much for your kind response to my letter. I am quite certain that “The Muse of Labor” will prove to be in every way suited to our needs. Thank you also for your good words concerning “The...
Bridges;Truss bridges;Awnings;Buildings;Chimneys;Electric lines;Embankments;Fences;Houses;Masonry;Porches;Railings;Reflections;Roads;Signs (Notices);Stairways;Towpaths;Trees;Utility Poles;Waterfronts;Black & white postcards;Canals;
The black & white postcard shows a view of the Erie Canal, presumably as seen from the right bank. The left side is featured prominently; a towpath that runs alongside the canal is lined by a row of houses. Various stairways lead up to the porch...
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated January 31, 1859, discussing the rights of slaves and outlining a strategy for aggressive liberation from the South.
Front caption reads "ERIE CANAL MOHAWK, N.Y." The card is a somewhat stark representation of a section of the Erie Canal. It appears that the locks featured were in the midst of being emptied as there is water streaming down them. There are...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Enlargement; Canal Bill; Loco Foco; Pamphlet
Page 16 of a sixteen page pamphlet on the Enlargement of the Erie Canal. In 1851, controversy arose regarding the enlargement of the canal. This shows excerpts from various New York newspapers voicing protest against the project to enlarge the Erie...
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Manuscript copy of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to John A. Thomson dated March 5, 1871, discussing the topic of monetary systems and asking if Thomson had received works that Spooner had sent the previous year.
Fair. Discoloration throughout. Information written in ink and pencil throughout. This catalogue has been washed and deacidified and rebound in an acid-free sleeve. Full measurements: 20.6 cm (H) x 14.2 cm (W).
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;Dammann, Grace Cowardin, 1872-1945;Discrimination in education;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;Social action
Letter of protest sent to President Dammann following decision to admit African American student:
"My dead Mother,
As one of the seven women responsible for the circulars and letters of protest sent to every person and association whose address we...