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American History (HIS 131, 132, 228, 229, 230, 231)

Primary resources for American History

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Print shows an interior scene with General George Washington seated on the left with Robert Morris, and standing, the Honorable George Ross, and with Betsy Ross seated on the right holding

Birth of our nation's flag / C.H. Weisgerber

H.A. Thomas & Wylie, and Charles H Weisgerber. Birth of our nation's flag / C.H. Weisgerber. [N. Y.: H.A. Thomas & Wylie Lith. Co., N.Y] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, .

In memory of the illustrious champion of liberty.

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "In memory of the illustrious champion of liberty." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1775 - 1890. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-2e65-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Engineer camp, 8th N.Y. State Militia

From: Series: Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil War-Era Personalities and Scenes, 1921 - 1940

Wake up America! Civilization calls every man, woman and child! / James Montgomery Flagg.

Flagg, James Montgomery, Artist. Wake up America! Civilization calls every man, woman and child! / James Montgomery Flagg. N.Y.: The Hegeman Print. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91726511/>.

Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age thirty-two. Nipomo, California. Lange, Dorothea, photographer

Lange, Dorothea, photographer. Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age thirty-two. Nipomo, California. March. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2017762891/>.

Photograph of Flag Raising on Iwo Jima

Series: General Photographic File of the Department of Navy, 1943 - 1958

Civil rights march on Washington, D.C.

Leffler, Warren K, photographer. Civil rights march on Washington, D.C. / WKL. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2003654395

Photograph of Astronaut Edwin E. (Buzz) Aldrin, Jr. Posing on the Moon Next to the U.S. Flag

From: Series: Photographs of the "Apollo Projects," Apollo 4 through Apollo/Soyuz, 1967 - 1978

World Trade Center Memorial

Source description and credit info from the Department of Defense:

The 'Tribute in Light' memorial is in remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001, in honor of the citizens who lost their lives in the World Trade Center attacks. The two towers of light are composed of two banks of high wattage spotlights that point straight up from a lot next to Ground Zero. The 'Tribute in Light' memorial was first held in March 2002. This photo was taken from Liberty State Park, New Jersey on September11, 2006, the five year anniversary of 9/11. USAF photo by Denise Gould.