This site looks at American political parties of the past, presidential inaugurations, images of presidents and first ladies, our first uniform election day, political cartoons by Herbert Block (Herblock) and Pat Oliphant, the 1877 electoral commission created by Congress to resolve the disputed presidential election of 1876, the 19th and 24th amendments (ending the poll tax and giving women the right to vote), and the Nixon-Kennedy debates.
Football player, Sherman Institute
An unidentified Sherman Institute football player stands in his uniform holding a football in front of a wooden fence. [This photograph was taken before a game between Pomona College and the Sherman Institute, a Native American high school in Riverside.]
Spectators at a football game between USC and Pomona College
A group of men and women in hats sit on bleachers during a football game between USC and Pomona College in Claremont in 1901. One fan is holding a giant "Pomona" flag.
Students move bleachers for game between USC and Pomona College
A group of college students move wooden bleachers for a game between USC and Pomona College in Claremont. The mountains can be seen in the background behind a wooden fence.
YMCA cabinet 1901, Pomona College
The members of the Pomona College YMCA cabinet of 1901 pose for a photograph in Holmes Hall wearing suits and ties. Roy Campbell is in the middle of the second row; James Culbertson is first on the right. Charles Boynton is on the back row, first on the left (slightly blurry).
Football player, Pomona College
Pomona College student Clyde Frisbie poses for a photograph wearing his football uniform in front of Renwick Gymnasium. A bicycle is on the ground behind him.
Interior of Mrs. Davidson's house
A room in Mrs. Davidson's house with dark wood beams and paneling. A fern is set on a small table in the center of the room. Numerous photographs and nicknacks are arranged on the mantle above a brick fireplace. The dining room can be seen in the background.
Track and field athlete putting shot
An athlete named Walt performs the shot put from a chalked-out circle on an empty field.
Portraits for Metate
Five young women in white shirts and long skinny ties.
Digital Libraries and Archives, Winter 2009
This course focuses on the current state of "digital libraries" from a multidisciplinary perspective. Its point of departure is the possibilities and prospects for convergence of professions and cultures around the notion of digital media and content. The course covers the history of the idea of the digital library and the digital archive, especially its manifestation as projects and programs in academic, nonprofit, and research settings, and the suite of policy issues that influence the develop
U.S. Steamer Monticello Shelling Rebel Troops at Chicamacomico
The Monticello is shown on the right and the rebel flotilla is on the left. A shell has exploded in the center of the picture. The label explains that the rebel troops were returning from an unsuccessful attempt to cut off the retreat of the 20th Indiana Regiment towards Hatteras Lighthouse, October 5, 1861.
Réduire l'écart entre formations théorique et pratique en chirurgie : conception d'un EIAH
L'objet de la recherche présentée est de concevoir un environnement informatique d'apprentissage qui permette de réduire l'écart entre la formation théorique des chirurgiens et leur formation pratique, qui se déroule principalement sur le mode du compagnonnage. L'article expose la méthodologie et quelques illustrations du travail didactique d'analyse des connaissances et du système d'enseignement / apprentissage en milieu hospitalier (chirurgie orthopédique). La prise en compte dans l'E
Portrait of Four Young Men
Four young men pose for the photographer in the studio. Two are sitting cross-legged on the floor; one wears overalls and cap, the other one wears pants, vest and straw hat. The two standing behind them wear long overcoats, ties and hats.
11th Indiana Regiment of Zouaves, Colonel L. Wallace
The five illustrations show how the men entertained themselves in camp and how they trained. Soldiers are shown dancing and creating a human pyramid. The training scenes show weapons training and men standing in formation.,The following text is from the article titled "The Eleventh Indiana Zouaves" that accompanies the illustration: We devote page 452 to the Eleventh Indiana Zouaves, Colonel Lewis Wallace, a regiment which is likely to make a name for itself in the present war. Some of our sketc
Robert Hutchison, Company "M",9th Cavalry (121st Regiment)
Full portrait of Hutchinson standing by a chair. His pants have a stripe on each leg. He has his hand tucked inside the front of his jacket.,Hutchison was from Rush County, Indiana.
Captain John Jack, Company "E", 9th Cavalry (121st Regiment)
Captain Jack has moderately long hair that is combed back away from his face, and a mustache. He is wearing his uniform jacket. He signed the card "Your friend and fellow soldier.",Captain Jack was from Carthage, in Rush County, Indiana.
Four Young Women on a Ramp Behind the Lane Home
Four young women are standing on the wooden ramp behind the Lane home in Spiceland. The ramp was used to haul carriages to the second floor of the building for repairs. The smiling young ladies are wearing hats and coats.
Humorous Portrait of Two Young Men With Cigars
Two young men are standing side by side wearing hats, long coats, and holding umbrellas. Both have deadpan expressions with unlit cigars in their mouths. Even though their expressions are serious this seems to be all in fun.
Portrait of a Man With a Tuba
A man poses with his tuba in the photographer's studio. He is standing wearing a bowler hat, a coat and gloves. He holds the instrument under his left arm.
Portrait of a Man in a Fraternal Organization Uniform
A man wearing the uniform of a fraternal organization poses in the photographer's studio. The uniform consists of a feathered hat, long jacket and pants, gloves, and belt with sword. The letters PE are on the belt buckle.