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Settlement Collection

Background imageSettlement Collection: Mayflower passengers landing at Plymouth, 1620

Mayflower passengers landing at Plymouth, 1620
Pilgrim landing party from the " Mayflower" in Plymouth harbor, 1620. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Mayflower passengers landing at Plymouth Rock, 1620

Mayflower passengers landing at Plymouth Rock, 1620
John Alden and Mary Chilton landing at Plymouth from the Mayflower, December 1620. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Oklahoma Territory opened to settlers, 1891

Oklahoma Territory opened to settlers, 1891
Homesteaders charge at the start signal, western Oklahoma Land Rush, 1891. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Colonial Savannah, Georgia, 1700s

Colonial Savannah, Georgia, 1700s
Savannah, Georgia, as established by James Oglethorpe, 1741. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier sketch

Background imageSettlement 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 imageSettlement Collection: Fort Dearborn, on the site of Chicago

Fort Dearborn, on the site of Chicago
Fort Dearborn in 1803, on the south side of the Chicago River. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Fort Dearborn on the Chicago River, 1812

Fort Dearborn on the Chicago River, 1812
Fort Dearborn on the site of present-day Chicago, 1812. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Colonial capitol at Williamsburg, Virginia

Colonial capitol at Williamsburg, Virginia
The old colonial capitol at Williamsburg, Virginia, 1700s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Leadville, a Colorado boom town, 1870s

Leadville, a Colorado boom town, 1870s
Chestnut Street in Leadville, Colorado, during the mining boom, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Oglethorpe and Tomo-chichi becoming friends in colonial Georgia

Oglethorpe and Tomo-chichi becoming friends in colonial Georgia
Tomo-chichi offering furs to James Olglethorpe, Georgia Colony. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Virginia and Maryland settled in 1738

Virginia and Maryland settled in 1738
Portions of Maryland and Virginia settled in 1738. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a document

Background imageSettlement 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 imageSettlement Collection: Bacons Rebellion in Jamestown, 1676

Bacons Rebellion in Jamestown, 1676
Nathaniel Bacon confronting Governor Berkeley, Virginia, 1676. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Gunfight in the street of a western town

Gunfight in the street of a western town. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century Frederic Remington illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Colonists arrival at Jamestown, Virginia, 1607

Colonists arrival at Jamestown, Virginia, 1607
First settlers building Jamestown, Virginia Colony, 1607. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Traveling minister on the American frontier

Traveling minister on the American frontier
Itinerant preacher riding a mule from settlement to settlement. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: New Amsterdam canal, 1600s

New Amsterdam canal, 1600s
Dutch colonists using the canal in Broad Street, New Amsterdam, 1600s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Building the railroad to Bismarck, North Dakota, 1870s

Building the railroad to Bismarck, North Dakota, 1870s
Laying railroad track in winter across the Missouri River at Bismarck, North Dakota, 1879. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Puritans founding New Haven, Connecticut

Puritans founding New Haven, Connecticut
John Davenport leads Puritans in giving thanks for their arrival at New Haven, Connecticut, 1630s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement 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 imageSettlement Collection: Plymouth Colony in 1622

Plymouth Colony in 1622
The tiny settlement of Pilgrims at Plymouth by 1622. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Castillo San Marcos, St. Augustine, Florida

Castillo San Marcos, St. Augustine, Florida
Castillo San Marcos, Spanish colonial fort in Saint Augustine, Florida. Digital photograph

Background imageSettlement Collection: Virginia City, Nevada, 1870s

Virginia City, Nevada, 1870s
Main street of Virginia City, a mining boomtown in Nevada, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Colonial house at Charles Towne Landing, South Carolina

Colonial house at Charles Towne Landing, South Carolina
Reconstructed colonial home at Charles Towne Landing Historic Site, South Carolina. Digital photograph

Background imageSettlement Collection: Transcontinental railroad in a Wyoming frontier town

Transcontinental railroad in a Wyoming frontier town
Union Pacific Railroad at Sherman Station, Wyoming Territory, 1869. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Dutch colonists in early New Amsterdam

Dutch colonists in early New Amsterdam
Dutch settlers outdoors along the Battery, New Amsterdam, 1600s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Danish immigrant homestead, Old World Wisconsin

Danish immigrant homestead, Old World Wisconsin
Pedersen Farm, homestead of Danish immigrants preserved at Old World Wisconsin, Eagle, Wisconsin. Photograph

Background imageSettlement Collection: Colonial sawmill, Virginia, 1600s

Colonial sawmill, Virginia, 1600s
Water-powered sawmill used in Jamestown Colony before 1650. Hand-colored woodcut from " Virginia Truly Valued" by Edward Williams, 1650

Background imageSettlement Collection: Drying and salting fish in colonial Maine

Drying and salting fish in colonial Maine
First settlers of Maine drying and salting fish on the Atlantic shore. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: English colonists in Georgia, 1700s

English colonists in Georgia, 1700s
Early settlers in the swampy wilderness of Georgia Colony. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement 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 imageSettlement Collection: EXPL2A-00165

EXPL2A-00165
Map of colonial New Sweden in America, 1638-1685. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a 17th-century map

Background imageSettlement Collection: Rowdy cowboys

Rowdy cowboys
Rowdy cow-punchers firing their guns in the air. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century Frederic Remington illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Providence, Rhode Island, 1664

Providence, Rhode Island, 1664
Map of Providence, Rhode Island, in 1664, showing property of original proprietors. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of the document

Background imageSettlement Collection: EXPL2A-00034

EXPL2A-00034
Leif Erikssen off the coast of Vineland in a Viking landing boat. Hand-colored photogravure of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: PEXP2A-00057

PEXP2A-00057
Johnny Appleseed addressing a preacher among settlers of Ohio Territory. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: HSET2A-00030

HSET2A-00030
Gunman in a western saloon, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Life in Boston, Massachusetts, 1660s

Life in Boston, Massachusetts, 1660s
Colonial seaport of Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, in the 1660s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Colonial New York harbor, 1667

Colonial New York harbor, 1667
New York City after its surrender by the Dutch, 1667. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 17th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Map of colonial Rhode Island, 1660s

Map of colonial Rhode Island, 1660s
Map of Rhode Island, showing the disputed colonial boundaries, 1660s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Africans brought to Jamestown as slaves, 1600s

Africans brought to Jamestown as slaves, 1600s
Introduction of African slaves into Virginia Colony at Jamestown, 1600s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Colonists building their homes at Plymouth, 1620s

Colonists building their homes at Plymouth, 1620s
Pilgrims cutting forests and building houses at Plymouth Colony. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Spanish colonial days in St. Augustine, Florida

Spanish colonial days in St. Augustine, Florida
Life in Saint Augustine, Florida, when part of New Spain. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Settlement at Boston, 1630s

Settlement at Boston, 1630s
Windmill overlooking the first houses at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1630s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement 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 imageSettlement Collection: First colonists of Boston, Massachusetts, 1630s

First colonists of Boston, Massachusetts, 1630s
Puritan settlers arriving in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1630s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Colonial trading post at St. Marys City, Maryland

Colonial trading post at St. Marys City, Maryland
St. Mary s, a trading post and settlement in Maryland, 1600s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSettlement Collection: Colonial trading post on Kent Island, Maryland

Colonial trading post on Kent Island, Maryland
William Claibornes trading post on Kent Island in Chesapeake Bay, 1631. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration



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