Animal teams;Buildings;Carts & wagons;Embankments;Rural;Towpaths;Trees;Utility poles;People;Black & white postcards;Canal boats;Panoramic views;Canals;Rivers
Rural view of the Erie Canal, a river [unidentified] and towpath outside of Little Falls, N.Y. Animal team tows a single canal boat. Two people stand outside a wooden structure that has a ladder leaning against the facade. River runs along the left...
Birth certificates--New York (State)--New York; Slavery--New York (State)--New York
Birth certificate of Mary Ann, born April 6, 1810, to a 'Negro Woman Servant named Anna' belonging to New York City physician Joseph Bloodgood. In document, the word 'Slave' has been crossed out and replaced with 'Servant.'
According to the front printed caption on the bottom of the card, the main focus on the front image are the ruins of the historical U.S. Storehouse, [presumably] used in the War of 1812, which stands atop a grassy cliff, near the Champlain Canal...
February 5, 1916.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Avenue,
West New Brighton,
Staten Island, New York.
My dear Markham:-
I thank you for your beautiful letter and I assure you that it is deeply appreciated. There are only going to be a few who will...
Buildings;Canal construction;Debris;Embankments;Hoisting machinery;Lumber;Rocks;Ropes;Steam Shovels;Black & white postcards;Railroad tracks;
Excavation scene of early lock construction [presumably] depicting a large rigging station, small man made structures, hoisting and digging machinery, railroad tracks [presumably] for hauling materials, rocky hillsides, mud, dirt and puddles....
View of of Newburgh on the Huson River. Printing information: (NO. 7) [indicated on front only.] Written message in blank space at bottom of card (Monday Sep 9th - 07. As seen from the deck of the Henry Hudson.)
Panoramic view of well-lit collar factories at night in Troy, New York. The buildings are reflected in the water. The image bears the imprint of the postmarking process. Printing information: card number (61963) [indicated on front only].
Buildings;Chimneys;Debris;Ladders;Lumber;Rural;Trees;Waterfronts;Men;Black & white postcards;Barges;Canal boats; Canals;
Group of men disembarking canal boat named "Framers Friend" [presumably] on Barge Canal; scence includes gangways, planks, barns, and homes; there is a blank space on the right hand side of the postcard with the (# 2) handwritten on top.
Cities & towns;Canals;Waterways;Aqueducts;Rivers;Water towers;Buildings;Commercial facilities;Signs (Notices);Utility poles;Black and White Postcards
View of the Erie Canal Aqueduct over the Genessee River in Rochester, N.Y. with commercial buildings in the background. Text of signs on the buildings from left to right: (BARR & CREELMAN HEATING, PLUMBING; HAVERSTICK & CO. SUPPLIES FOR ENGINEERS...
Cities & towns;Harbors;Waterways;Bodies of water;Boats;Cargo ships;Ocean liners;Tugboats;Lighthouses;Smokestacks;Smoke;Buildings;Commercial facilities;Black and White Postcards
View of The Mouth of Buffalo Harbor with Boats, Buildings, and Factories; (Dear Blanche. I received your present and I thank you very much for it was just what I wanted. I hope you will write me a long letter soon. M. A.).
Color postcards;Packet boats;Trees;Loading docks;Lakes & ponds;Canoes;Boats;Clouds;Bodies of water;Piers & wharves;Waterfronts;Panoramic views
Scenic view of mouth of Wood River, Barge Canal and Oneida Lake; Packet boat docked on sunny day with clouds in the sky and many trees; Canoe docked under trees on left side. "Anna to Grandma" handwritten on front.