Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85127732
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Two color photographs of a medal presented to Captain [Quarrier] by the Citizens of Tuscaloosa for, "an act that ennobles the man," ca. 1847. Possibly to commemorate a heroic action following a steamboat disaster. See engraved scene on medal. Medal is in Weinberg's private collection.
Abstract Photographs of steamboats on Alabama rivers and street scenes from Selma and Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1854 - 1920
Abstract Black and white photographs taken by Charles Scott and exhibited at the World's Fair in New York, 1936. Scenes of rural people and life, New York City and Jersey City, and industrial scenes in the northeastern United States.
Dates: 1888 - 1930
Overview Diary of Edward R. Norville, a Mobile, Alabama, river pilot.
Dates: 1873 - 1891
Overview Photocopies of newspaper and magazine articles and photographs about steamboats collected by this Mobile, Alabama, researcher.
Overview Collection consists of eight photographs depicting a ship going through a lock and dam.
Dates: 1900 - 1909
Overview This collection consists of eleven cartes de visite, taken by J. H. Lakin, Montgomery photographer.
Dates: 1860 - 1880
File — Box 4267.001: , Folder: 6
Scope and Contents This file contains a statement and a receipt from Whiteman, Crew and Company of Knoxville, Tennessee, to Joseph Johnston and Company of Madisonville, Tennessee, regarding materials shipped on the steamboat Guide in the Holston River bound for Decatur. The shipped materials included cotton, cotton gin, and bundle cords, and the total bill came to $70.00. The receipt is dated May 14, 1836. The file also contains a receipt dated June 2, 1837, to Joseph Johnson and...
File — Box WSC001: , Folder: W0129.01
Scope and Contents This two-page typescript, titled "Loading Cotton on the Alabama River," is the caption of an illustration initially published in Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion on November 28, 1857. The caption describes an illustration featuring African-American boatmen using hooks to load cotton bales onto a steamboat. This collection only contains a typescript of the caption; a copy of the illustration is not included.
Overview Contains diary kept by Virginia Henry Mears while on a journey with her husband from Philadelphia to New Orleans shortly before the Civil War, along with other family materials and photographs.
Abstract Correspondence and other business materials of this Brooklyn, New York, resident with business interests in Mobile, Alabama. Aside from extensive business correspondence, it includes detailed descriptions of Mobile's antebellum social life, and accounts of yellow fever epidemics and fires.
Dates: 1831 - 1844
Abstract This collection consists of one thousand seventy five photographs depicting street scenes in Tuscaloosa, Selma, and other cities in Alabama; portraits of famous people: Will Chambers, Augusta Evans Wilson, Margaret Zehmer Searcy, Roger Lee, Booker T. Washington, Samuel M. Stafford, George C. Wallace, Carl Elliot, Sr., Winton M. Blount, Jefferson Davis, and many others. Also collection consists of numerous images of Alabama rivers steam boats, Joe Sewell and Lou Gehrig in 1933 World Series;...
Dates: 1823 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1945
File — Box 6148: , Folder: 3
Identifier: Folder 3
Scope and Contents Images of Smith's family, steamboats, and surveying.
File — Box 6148: , Folder: 4
Identifier: Folder 4
Scope and Contents Images of Smith family, steamboats, and surveying.
Overview Materials from three generations of the Reade family
Overview Contains an assortment of steamships log books: "Lord William Bentinck" (Aug. 11, 1832 - Dec. 25, 1833), "Eugenio Perini," Giornale Private (May 1886 - Sept. 1890), "Bogota" (Dec. 1903) a work book for navigating officers of H.M. ships, "Baroque Slains Castle" (Dec. 27, 1836 - May 17, 1837) a journal, and "Baroque British Sovereign" (July 26, 1835 - Aug. 17, 1836) a journal.
Dates: 1830s -1903
Abstract Family photos of Truman A. Smith (son of Eugene Allen Smith) and his wife Pearl Boyles of Mobile.
Dates: 1890 - 1910
Overview This collection consists of two photographic albums with 230 photographs showcasing highlights of W. A. Mair travels with his friends and family through Michigan, Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Mexico, and Tennessee.
Dates: 1900 - 1901
Collection — Box 2009001.016: 
Abstract This collection consists of six photographs depicting scenes along the Hudson River.
Collection — Box 2009001.011: 
Abstract This collection consists of thirty-five black and white photographs depicting scenes from Louisville, Kentucky.
Dates: 1913 - 1915
Overview This collection consists of 248 photographs depicting people, and scenes from Louisville, Kentucky and New Albany, Indiana.
Dates: 1910 - 1950