Receipt for land purchased from the Six Nations, 1769

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This document records that the representatives of the Six Nations, who signed using totems to designate individuals and tribes, received $10,000 as payment from the Penns for land the tribes had ceded in the Treaty of Fort Stanwix in 1768.

Receipt for land purchased from Six Nations by Pennsylvania, 1769. (GLC02548)

Receipt for land purchased from Six Nations by Pennsylvania, 1769. (GLC02548)
Receipt for land purchased from Six Nations by Pennsylvania, 1769. (GLC02548)
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A report from Spanish California, 1776

A primary source by Fernando de Rivera y Moncada
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Fernando de Rivera y Moncada, military commander of Alta California, wrote this letter as he was returning to his headquarters at the Presidio of Monterey after a nine-month stay at the Presidio of San Diego. There he had supervised the hunt for the leaders of an Indian uprising that had destroyed Mission San Diego in November 1775. 

Fernando de Rivera y Moncada to Antonio de Bucareli y Ursua, October 20, 1776.

San Diego, California, c1904. Detroit Publishing, Library of Congress
Fernando de Rivera y Moncada to Antonio de Bucareli y Ursua, October 20, 1776.
Fernando de Rivera y Moncada to Antonio de Bucareli y Ursua, October 20, 1776.
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Cadet Nurse Corps, 1943

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“Be a Cadet Nurse,” United States Public Health Service, 1944. (GLC09520.04)

“Be a Cadet Nurse,” United States Public Health Service, 1944. (GLC09520.04)
“Be a Cadet Nurse,” United States Public Health Service, 1944. (GLC09520.04)
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Eleanor Roosevelt’s four basic rights, 1944

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In this letter from 1944 Mrs. Roosevelt responded to one of her critics, Addie Frizielle, who worried about the desegregation of restrooms and forced social interaction between the races in the government’s movement toward racial equality in some spheres.

Eleanor Roosevelt to Addie Frizielle, May 13, 1944 (GLC09544)First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, a lifelong advocate of equal rights, used her position as First Lady to adv

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“Food Will Win the War,” 1917

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US Food Administration. Food Will Win the War, ca. 1917. (GLC09522)When most people think of wartime food rationing, they often think of World War II.

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World War II: Commemorating Pearl Harbor, 1941

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Remember Dec. 7th! Office of War Information, 1942. (GLC09520.08)

“Remember Dec. 7th!” Office of War Information, 1942. (GLC09520.08)
Remember Dec. 7th! Office of War Information, 1942. (GLC09520.08)
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Suffragists invoke Lincoln, 1910

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Lincoln Said Women Should Vote, ca. 1910 (Gilder Lehrman Collection)

Lincoln Said Women Should Vote, ca. 1910 (GLC09103)
Lincoln Said Women Should Vote, ca. 1910 (GLC09103)
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