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    • 135. Aaron Burr

    • Vice Presidents
    • This slide was taken of a portrait of the former vice-president of the United States, Aaron Burr. Aaron Burr is shown with his hair tied back in a pigtail. He is wearing a neck scarf in the Regency style known as the waterfall. His coat has four...
    • Sprague (steamboat)

    • Tugboats; Steamboats; Piers & wharves
    • Built in 1902 in Dubuque, Iowa, she was the largest towboat ever built. Her early beginnings, however, were rocky. On her maiden voyage she collided with a showboat and only a year later had to have her engines replaced. It was difficult for...
    • 130. Flatboat and Keelboats

    • Transportation; Keelboats; Flatboats
    • The image shows a keelboat in the center, with passengers and four men rowing on the one. On the roof a man plays a fiddle and another steers the keelboat. It is not possible to see how many people are on the keelboat to the back and left side of...
    • Spelling Lesson -1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • Gene had written a story and sent it to Metropolitan Magazine. Perriton Maxwell asked that a similar story be written with illustrations for the Christmas issue. This letter arrived with less than 24 hours to meet the deadline. "By four o'clock I...
    • My Indian Model

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • Gene wrote," Near a lumberman's shanty, in a small clearing, I found my first subject, the most magnificent specimen of Indian physical manhood I have ever seen. He stood all or over six feet four, in his bare feet, and was splendidly...
    • The universal lens - 2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Periodicals
    • In this article Gene tells of being challenged to take only one camera and fit it with one lens for her outdoor journey. She chronicles various types of photos that she had taken and resolves that "if you have but one camera, make it a long...
    • The universal lens - 1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Periodicals
    • In this article Gene tells of being challenged to take only one camera and fit it with one lens for her outdoor journey. She chronicles various types of photos that she had taken and resolves that "if you have but one camera, make it a long...
    • The universal lens - 4

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Periodicals
    • In this article Gene tells of being challenged to take only one camera and fit it with one lens for her outdoor journey. She chronicles various types of photos that she had taken and resolves that "if you have but one camera, make it a long...
    • The universal lens - 3

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Periodicals
    • In this article Gene tells of being challenged to take only one camera and fit it with one lens for her outdoor journey. She chronicles various types of photos that she had taken and resolves that "if you have but one camera, make it a long...
    • The universal lens - 5

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Periodicals
    • In this article Gene tells of being challenged to take only one camera and fit it with one lens for her outdoor journey. She chronicles various types of photos that she had taken and resolves that "if you have but one camera, make it a long...
    • 563. Rose Island Shelter, 1958

    • Steamboats; Amusement Parks
    • Two Courier Journal staff members look up inside the roof of a shelter. The simple structure of four poles, support beams and shingled pointed roof has withstood the ravages of weather and time, although forest encroaches around and within it.
    • G.W. McBride (steamboat)

    • Steamboats; Timbers;
    • The "G.W. McBride" was built in 1916 at Elizabeth, Pennsylvania as the "Conqueror". The "Conqueror" was upset in a storm and sank. She was raised, rebuilt, and named the "G.W. McBride" by Captain Birch McBride. She was sold to the Ohio River...

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