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Background imageChildren Collection: First settlers of Hartford, Connecticut, 1636

First settlers of Hartford, Connecticut, 1636
Thomas Hookers congregation migrates from Massachusetts to settle Hartford, Connecticut, 1636. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Backyard carnival, 1800s

Backyard carnival, 1800s
Children putting on a circus in the backyarrd, 1800s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Mozart and his sister playing for Empress Maria Theresa

Mozart and his sister playing for Empress Maria Theresa
Young Mozart and his sister play a duet for Empress Maria Theresa of Austria. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Passover ritual as begun in ancient Egypt

Passover ritual as begun in ancient Egypt
Jewish family marking their home with lambs blood for the first Passover. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Plymouth colonists in church, 1620s

Plymouth colonists in church, 1620s
Pilgrims holding worship service at Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1620s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Steerage passengers on their way to America, 1800s

Steerage passengers on their way to America, 1800s
European emigrants in steerage section of steamship to the US, 1890. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Abraham Lincoln and his family, 1860s

Abraham Lincoln and his family, 1860s
President Abraham Lincoln and his family reading a book in the White House. Digitally colored halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Pioneer family on the Oregon Trail

Pioneer family on the Oregon Trail
Covered wagon of a homesteader family heading west with their belongings. Hand-colored engraving combined with a photograph

Background imageChildren Collection: Colonial classroom in New England, 1600s

Colonial classroom in New England, 1600s
Early schoolroom in colonial New England. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Slave auction in New Orleans

Slave auction in New Orleans
Slaves for sale at an auction in New Orleans, Louisiana. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Puritan families migrating to Connecticut, 1635

Puritan families migrating to Connecticut, 1635
Colonials traveling to the Connecticut River Valley to settle Wethersfield and Windsor. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Immigrant waiting-room at Ellis Island, circa 1900

Immigrant waiting-room at Ellis Island, circa 1900
Detained immigrants waiting, Ellis Island, New York, late 1800s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Sioux Nation at Standing Rock Reservation, ND, 1890

Sioux Nation at Standing Rock Reservation, ND, 1890
Taking a census at the Sioux Standing Rock Agency, North Dakota, 1890. Albertype reproduction of a photograph

Background imageChildren Collection: Papua, New Guinea, native village

Papua, New Guinea, native village
Native village on Humboldt Bay, Papua, New Guinea, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: HOUS2A-00030

HOUS2A-00030
Large turkey strutting in front of an admiring family at Thanksgiving season, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Victorian era picnic

Victorian era picnic
Families having a summer picnic, England, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Kindergarten children playing a game, 1870s

Kindergarten children playing a game, 1870s
Kindergarten class playing an active game, " the windmill, " 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: HSET2A-00128

HSET2A-00128
New England Puritans on their way to church in the snow. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: HSET2A-00007

HSET2A-00007
Families in covered wagons crossing the plains. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: HOUS2A-00150

HOUS2A-00150
Quilting party in western Virginia, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Cradle of Pilgrim child born on the Mayflower

Cradle of Pilgrim child born on the Mayflower
Cradle of Peregrine White, born on the " Mayflower" in Cape Cod Bay, 1620. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration of the artifact

Background imageChildren Collection: Columbia River fishing camp of Native Americans

Columbia River fishing camp of Native Americans
Native American fishing camp by the Columbia River, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Irish children carrying peat to pay for school

Irish children carrying peat to pay for school
Children in western Ireland carrying peat to pay for their schooling, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Maori village in New Zealand, 1800s

Maori village in New Zealand, 1800s
Maori fortified village, or pah, in Taranaki, New Zealand, mid-1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Reading lesson in a Pennsylvania classroom, 1700s

Reading lesson in a Pennsylvania classroom, 1700s
School reading lesson in colonial Pennsylvania. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Howard Pyle illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Greek women at their household chores

Greek women at their household chores
Women occupied with sewing, spinning, and other household chores in ancient Greece. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Terror of people escaping the Chicago Fire, 1871

Terror of people escaping the Chicago Fire, 1871
Terrified citizens fleeing Wells Street during the Chicago Fire, 1871. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Plymouth colonists going to church

Plymouth colonists going to church
Pilgrims going to worship at the first church in New England. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Santa Fe Plaza the center of life in New Mexico, 1800s

Santa Fe Plaza the center of life in New Mexico, 1800s
Families gathering for chores and companionship on Santa Fe Plaza. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: HREC2A-00020

HREC2A-00020
Skating on a pond in winter, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Pilgrims at Sunday worship, Plymouth Colony

Pilgrims at Sunday worship, Plymouth Colony
Church service at Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1600s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustratioin

Background imageChildren Collection: Steerage passengers bound for America, 1800s

Steerage passengers bound for America, 1800s
Immigrant families sailing across the Atlantic to America, mid-1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Castle Garden arrival of immigrants, 1870s

Castle Garden arrival of immigrants, 1870s
Immigrants arriving at Castle Garden, New York City, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: President Taft and his family

President Taft and his family
President William Howard Taft and his family, 1908. Hand-colored halftone of a photograph

Background imageChildren Collection: Hopeful immigrants in the port of New York, 1800s

Hopeful immigrants in the port of New York, 1800s
Immigrants waiting for entry at Castle Garden, New York harbor, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Oregon Trail wagons camping for the night

Oregon Trail wagons camping for the night
Pioneers camp at sunset along the Oregon Trail, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Italian immigrants tenement in New York City, 1870s

Italian immigrants tenement in New York City, 1870s
Ragpickers Court on Mulberry Street in the Italian neighborhood, New York City, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Oxen dying of thirst on a wagon trail

Oxen dying of thirst on a wagon trail
A desperate situation, the death of oxen pulling a covered wagon. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Homeless boys sleeping in an alley, 1890s

Homeless boys sleeping in an alley, 1890s
Homeless street boys sleeping in an alley in New York City, 1890s. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a 19th-century photograph

Background imageChildren Collection: Irish immigrant shantytown in New York City

Irish immigrant shantytown in New York City
Irish immigrant family on a summer evening in the shantytown at the Five Points, New York City, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: HSET2A-00003

HSET2A-00003
Sod house of a homesteader family on the Great Plains, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Immigrant neighborhood in New York City, early 1900s

Immigrant neighborhood in New York City, early 1900s
Crowds of immigrants on an East Side street in New York City, early 1900s. Halftone reproduction of a color illustration by George Wright

Background imageChildren Collection: Jewish immigrants in New York City, 1890s

Jewish immigrants in New York City, 1890s
Russo-Polish Jew community in New York City, 1890s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Oregon Trail pioneers on the Great Plains

Oregon Trail pioneers on the Great Plains
Families in covered wagons crossing the plains. Hand-colored engraving combined with photo of western Nebraska

Background imageChildren Collection: Starving colonists at Jamestown

Starving colonists at Jamestown
Jamestown colonists dealing out the last kernels of corn during the Starving Time, 1609-1610. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: School for poor children in Brooklyn, 1870

School for poor children in Brooklyn, 1870
Schoolroom of the Brooklyn Bethel, New York, 1870. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: French village wedding procession, 1800s

French village wedding procession, 1800s
Wedding party strolling through the village of Pont-Aven in Brittany, France. Printed halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageChildren Collection: Seamstress, 1800s

Seamstress, 1800s
Woman sewing to earn money at home, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration



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