Images of American Political History
On using their collection:
"The intent of this collection is to support the teaching of American political history by providing quick access to uncopyrighted images for inclusion in teaching materials. All images are strongly believed to be in the public domain. They were obtained from non-copyrighted U.S. government holdings and publications and from published works with clearly expired copyrights. Thus there are absolutely no restrictions on their use."
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General History, African American, America 1877-1929, Civil War, Colonial, Constitution, Early Republic, Great Depression, Native American, Nebraska, Organizations, Post World War II, Presidency, Reconstruction, Research, West, Women, World War II, History of US Immigration
African American History
American History 1877 - 1929
Civil War and Reconstruction
Colonial America and the American Revolution
Early Republic through the Antebellum Period
Map of the Presidential Election of 1840.
The Liberator, 1831.
Thomas Jefferson, by Thomas Sully.
The Battle of New Orleans. January 1815. Copy of engraving by H.B. Hall after W. Momberger.
Great Depression and the New Deal
Native American History
Unknown location along Interstate 80. Photo by Bill Sesow.
Inscription on the Nebraska State Capitol. Photo by Bill Sesow.
Scotts Bluff National Monument. Photo by Bill Sesow.
Cornfields just south of Lincoln, Nebraska. Photo by Sonja Barber.
Elkhorn River in Antelope County. Photo by Bill Sesow.
White House, Washington, D.C, ca. 1846.
Indepedendence Hall, Philadelphia in 1800.
The Capitol at night.
Interior of the Capitol dome.
The Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial.
Post World War II
George Washington, by Rembrandt Peale.
Poster from Lincoln's 1864 presidential campaign in New York.
Harry Truman, 1945.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, W. Wilson, Josephus Daniels,and William Jennings Bryan in Washington, D. C., 1913.
Ronald Reagan, 1981.
Research on Teaching and Learning History
World War II
History of US Immigration
Map of Territorial Growth, 1790
Map of the United States, 1830
Map of Territorial Growth 1860
Map of Territorial Growth 1880