Civil War photograph shows a view of transports at a ships wharf in City Point, Virginia during the Civil War. View of wharf, ships being loaded, and people on the wharf. Photo date unknown but dates to the Civil War era. Learn More
Travel poster for SS Minnekahda from the Atlantic Transport Line. Illustration depicts a skyline of New York with a huge steamship in the middle. Text says: Unique in the travel world. Exclusively tourist third class. Monthly service throughout the year. London-Boulogne New York. Spend your long vacation in America. Round trip 40 pounds Atlantic Transport Line. Learn More
Poster displays people, train, automobile, trolley, and truck at railroad station, with airplanes and ship in background, in front of large globe; with insert of people working in communications office. Nice illustration of various transporation methods at the turn of the 20th century. Poster dates to 1910. Learn More
Photo shows view of mens golfer Francis Ouimet swinging a golf club. Photograph dates to between 1908 and 1914.
Francis DeSales Ouimet (May 8, 1893 ? September 3, 1967) was an American golfer. He is widely known for winning the 1913 U.S. Open, and was the first American elected Captain of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews. His father was a French-Canadian immigrant (hence his typical French last name) and his mother was an Irish immigrant.
Ouimet has been named to every Golf Hall of Fame, and has a room named after him in the USGA Museum. He remained an amateur for his entire golf career. Learn More