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Date Created1893
DescriptionPencil drawing on paper. Two child's hands are traced in pencil. At lower center, handwritten script reads "Ruth Cleveland's hands. 29 May. 1893. Drawn by her mother at Woodley. F.F.C."
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created1836
DescriptionA digital facsimile from the book Ten Great American Inventions of the original 1836 plan or diagram for the patent application for the first Colt revolver. "The Colt legend dates to 1836, when the...
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Date Created1914-1920
DescriptionTwo drawings, side by side (postcard format). One is of the exterior of St. Joseph's Church in Camden, N.J. The second drawing is an altar scene which shows the church bells prepared for a...
Target Audienceresearchers
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930), Industrial America and the Era of World War (to 1945)
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Date Created1978
DescriptionIn order to raise funds for construction of an expansion to the religious school in Plainfield, Temple Sholom created this pamphlet to solicit donations. It includes floor plans for the expanded...
Time PeriodContemporary America (1968-present)
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Date Created1944
DescriptionDescription of proposed addition to Bergen Reformed Church, and an appeal for funds. Illustrated with blueprints of the three floors. With list of members of memorial committees. Rev. Lamont Thomas,...
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Date Created1872
DescriptionIn February 1872, Washington Augustus Roebling looked on as a caisson for the New York and Brooklyn Bridge (later known as the East River Bridge and subsequently the Brooklyn Bridge for short) was...
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Date Created1938
DescriptionThis booklet on the founding of New Sweden (now the present-day New Jersey area) was prepared for use in the public schools by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration in New...
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Date Created1938
DescriptionThis booklet on the founding of New Sweden (now the present-day New Jersey area) was prepared for use in the public schools by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration in New...
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Date Created1938
DescriptionThis booklet on the founding of New Sweden (now the present-day New Jersey area) was prepared for use in the public schools by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration in New...
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Date Created1938
DescriptionThis booklet on the founding of New Sweden (now the present-day New Jersey area) was prepared for use in the public schools by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration in New...