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Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Depicted (sitter):
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano  Search this
Maker:
Muray, Nickolas  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 50.5 cm x 40 cm x .5 cm; 19 7/8 in x 15 3/4 in x 3/16 in
Object Name:
photograph
Date made:
1932
Subject:
Portraits  Search this
Presidents  Search this
Politics  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. Nickolas Murray
ID Number:
PG.69.247.20
Catalog number:
69.247.20
Accession number:
287542
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Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Nickolas Muray
Government, Politics, and Reform
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1191406

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Depicted:
Eisenhower, Dwight D.  Search this
Maker:
Muray, Nickolas  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 50.5 cm x 39.5 cm; 19 7/8 in x 15 9/16 in
Object Name:
photograph
Date made:
ca 1952
Subject:
Portraits  Search this
Presidential Inaugaration  Search this
Presidents  Search this
Flags  Search this
ID Number:
PG.69.247.21
Catalog number:
69.247.21
Accession number:
287542
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Nickolas Muray
Government, Politics, and Reform
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1191407

Worker in Cotton Mill, Rhode Island, 1909

Maker:
Hine, Lewis  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16.7 cm x 11.7 cm; 6 9/16 in x 4 5/8 in
Object Name:
Photograph
photograph
Place Made:
United States: Rhode Island
Date made:
ca 1906-1918
Subject:
Children  Search this
ID Number:
PG.72.78.10
Catalog number:
72.78.10
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Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Industry & Manufacturing
Government, Politics, and Reform
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1189016

Lock of Sir Walter Scott’s hair, Melrose, Scotland, 1832

Associated person:
Scott, Sir Walter  Search this
Object Name:
hair lock
Date made:
1832
Credit Line:
George Ainslie
ID Number:
PL.001074
Catalog number:
001074
Accession number:
11743
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Souvenir Nation
Government, Politics, and Reform
Exhibition:
Souvenir Nation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_530134

Statue of Liberty souvenir, New York, New York, 1885

Associated institution:
Statue of Liberty  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in; 15.24 cm
Object Name:
statue
Date made:
ca 1885
Associated date:
1879-02-18
Credit Line:
Richard Butler
ID Number:
PL.001650
Catalog number:
001650
Accession number:
16237
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Souvenir Nation
Government, Politics, and Reform
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition:
Souvenir Nation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_492499
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Print, Declaration of Independence, 1823

Associated person:
Stone, William J.  Search this
Physical Description:
engraving (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 32 in x 28 in; 81.28 cm x 71.12 cm
Object Name:
Print
Associated date:
1823
Subject:
independence  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. W. J. Stone
ID Number:
PL.004685
Catalog number:
4685
Accession number:
21086
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
Exhibition
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_504566
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Abraham Lincoln Life Mask by Clark Mills, 1865

Associated person:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Mills, Clark  Search this
Maker:
Mills, Clark  Search this
Physical Description:
plaster (overall material)
painted (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in x 8 1/2 in x 9 in; 17.78 cm x 21.59 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
mask, life
Date made:
1865
Subject:
Presidents  Search this
Related Publication:
Rubenstein, Harry R.. Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
Credit Line:
Theodore A. Mills
ID Number:
PL.004853
Catalog number:
4853
Accession number:
21843
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Selections from the Abraham Lincoln Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_500284

Land Grant, Nicholas Hilton

Associated person:
Hilton, Nicholas  Search this
Monroe, James  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 in x 11 3/4 in; 22.86 cm x 29.845 cm
Object Name:
Land Grant
Associated date:
1817
Credit Line:
N. L. Griswold
ID Number:
PL.006978
Catalog number:
006978
Accession number:
30728
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Political History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
Exhibition
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_529751

Abolishing Slavery

Associated person:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
mounted: 24 1/8 in x 19 in; 61.27826 cm x 48.26 cm
Object Name:
Broadside
Associated date:
1865 01 31
Subject:
Unlinked Subject  Search this
African American History  Search this
Constitution  Search this
Related event:
Thirteenth Amendment Passed  Search this
Credit Line:
T. J. Levering
ID Number:
PL.008007
Catalog number:
8007
Accession number:
35752
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
Exhibition
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_529603

Keys to the Abraham Lincoln Conspirators Prison Cells

Associated person:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 7/8 in x 4 in x 7/8 in; 27.6225 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.2225 cm
Object Name:
key
Used in:
United States: District of Columbia, Fort Lesley J. McNair
Associated date:
1865
Subject:
Assassination  Search this
Prisons  Search this
Related event:
Assassination of Abraham Lincoln  Search this
Related Publication:
Rubenstein, Harry R.. Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
ID Number:
PL.010238a
Catalog number:
10238a
Accession number:
42272
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Selections from the Abraham Lincoln Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_524528

Wrist Irons worn by the Abraham Lincoln Conspirators

Associated person:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 3/4 in x 3 in x 1 1/2 in; 34.925 cm x 7.62 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
wrist irons
Object Type:
handcuffs
Associated place:
Unlinked Place
Subject:
Assassination  Search this
Related Publication:
Rubenstein, Harry R.. Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
Credit Line:
U.S. War Department. Bureau of Ordnance
ID Number:
PL.010239a
Catalog number:
10239a
Accession number:
42272
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Selections from the Abraham Lincoln Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_524530

Iron Ankle Shackles worn by the Abraham Lincoln Conspirators

Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/8 in x 17 1/2 in x 4 1/8 in; 2.8956 cm x 44.45 cm x 10.5156 cm
Object Name:
shackles, ankle
Subject:
Assassination  Search this
Related Publication:
Rubenstein, Harry R.. Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
Credit Line:
U.S. War Department. Bureau of Ordnance
ID Number:
PL.010240b
Catalog number:
10240b
Accession number:
42272
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Selections from the Abraham Lincoln Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_881474

Ulysses S. Grant's chair from Appomattox

Associated person:
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson)  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 37 1/2 in x 21 3/4 in x 17 1/2 in; 95.25 cm x 55.245 cm x 44.45 cm
Object Name:
chair
Used:
United States: Virginia, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
Associated place:
United States: Virginia, Appomattox
Date made:
before 1865
Associated date:
1865-04-09
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Surrender by General Lee  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Estate of General Wilmon W. Blackmar
ID Number:
PL.010517
Catalog number:
010517
Accession number:
45493
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
National Treasures exhibit
Military
Government, Politics, and Reform
Exhibition:
The Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_515977

Toussaint L'Overture Cane

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
brown (overall color)
Measurements:
overall width at handle: 35 in x 4 1/4 in; 88.9 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
Cane
ID Number:
PL.011095
Accession number:
49134
Catalog number:
011095
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
Exhibition
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1146417
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Plymouth Rock fragment with painted inscription, 1830

Physical Description:
stone (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 in; 10.795 cm x 6.35 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
rock fragment
Associated place:
United States: Massachusetts, Plymouth
Date made:
1830
Credit Line:
Virginia L. W. Fox
ID Number:
PL.012058
Catalog number:
012058
Accession number:
52309
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Souvenir Nation
Government, Politics, and Reform
Exhibition:
Souvenir Nation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_523279
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Piece of Mississippi bedrock from beneath the east pier of the St. Louis (Eads) Bridge, St. Louis, Missouri

Associated person:
Fox, Gustavus  Search this
Physical Description:
stone (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 6.985 cm x 3.81 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
drawing
rock
Date made:
1867
Credit Line:
Virginia L. W. Fox
ID Number:
PL.012059
Catalog number:
012059
Accession number:
52309
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Souvenir Nation
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Exhibition:
Souvenir Nation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_513287

Paper Banner, around 1863

Associated person:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
white with black type (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 6 3/4 in x 24 in; 17.145 cm x 60.96 cm
Object Name:
broadside
banner
Date made:
ca 1863
Subject:
Slavery  Search this
African American History  Search this
Related event:
Emancipation Proclamation (2)  Search this
Related Publication:
Rubenstein, Harry R.. Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
Credit Line:
The Sutphen-Schenck-Hunt Memorial Collection
ID Number:
PL.012132
Catalog number:
12132
Accession number:
52752
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Political History: Political History, Reform Movements Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Selections from the Abraham Lincoln Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_529602

Inkwell given to John Hay

Associated person:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in x 6 in; 11.43 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
Inkwell
Related Publication:
Rubenstein, Harry R.. Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
Credit Line:
Mrs. John Hay
ID Number:
PL.013125
Catalog number:
13125
Accession number:
54183
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Selections from the Abraham Lincoln Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_513228
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Lady’s glove with a portrait of Lafayette, The United States, 1824–25

Associated person:
Lafayette, Marquis de  Search this
Physical Description:
white (overall connector/connecting technique)
leather (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 in x 3 1/2 in; 22.86 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
glove
Date made:
1825
Credit Line:
Mrs. E. M. Chapman
ID Number:
PL.013487
Catalog number:
013487
Accession number:
54393
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Souvenir Nation
Government, Politics, and Reform
Exhibition:
Souvenir Nation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_492622

Punch marks of the railroad conductors of the world

Associated person:
Lockwood, Homer N.  Search this
Physical Description:
black (overall color)
paper (overall material)
white (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 2 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
punch card, railroad
Credit Line:
Homer N. Lockwood
ID Number:
PL.014507
Catalog number:
014507
Accession number:
56368
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Souvenir Nation
Government, Politics, and Reform
Exhibition:
Souvenir Nation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_523985

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