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Background imageViolence Collection: EVNT2A-00014

EVNT2A-00014
" Liberty Leading the People" by Eugene Delacroix. Printed halftone reproduction of a 19th century painting

Background imageViolence 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 imageViolence Collection: Free Soil versus slavery conflict in Kansas, 1850s

Free Soil versus slavery conflict in Kansas, 1850s
Kansas Free Soil " peace convention" at Fort Scott, Kansas, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: PSOC2A-00040

PSOC2A-00040
Senator Preston Brooks assaulting Senator Charles Sumner during an antislavery debate, 1856. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageViolence 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 imageViolence Collection: Mob burning abolitionist Elijah Lovejoys print-shop, Illinois, 1835

Mob burning abolitionist Elijah Lovejoys print-shop, Illinois, 1835
Pro-slavery mob burning the print-shop of abolitionist Elijah P. Lovejoy, Alton, Illinois, 1835. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: BUSN2A-00160

BUSN2A-00160
Great Railroad Strike workers blockade the locomotive engines at Martinsburg, West Virginia, in 1877. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: Judge Lynch burning justice, cartoon of 1901

Judge Lynch burning justice, cartoon of 1901
Justice burned, entitled " Judge Lynchs Latest Victim, " 1901. Hand-colored woodcut of a 1901 W.A. Rogers cartoon

Background imageViolence Collection: Fall of the Bastille in the French Revolution

Fall of the Bastille in the French Revolution
Capture of the Bastille, French Revolution. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: Louis XVI in the French Revolution

Louis XVI in the French Revolution
French King Louis XVI threatened by a revolutionary mob at the Tuileries, Paris, 1792. Hand-colored engraving of an illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: Black family murdered by the KKK, 1870s

Black family murdered by the KKK, 1870s
Ku Klux Klan members shooting a black family in their cabin, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: KKK murderers visit a black familys cabin, 1800s

KKK murderers visit a black familys cabin, 1800s
Ku Klux Klansmen wrapped in sheets on a murderous raid in a black familys cabin, late 1800s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: Anti-Chinese mob in San Francisco, late 1800s

Anti-Chinese mob in San Francisco, late 1800s
Denis Kearney inciting an anti-Chinese mob in San Francisco, late 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: Blacks crushed by prejudice and violence after emancipation

Blacks crushed by prejudice and violence after emancipation
Immigrant, a southerner, and a businessman combine to declare the US to be " a white mans government, " 1868. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Thomas Nast cartoon

Background imageViolence Collection: Communist demonstration broken up by New York police

Communist demonstration broken up by New York police
Communist workers driven from a demonstration in Tompkins Square by mounted police, New York City, 1871. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: EVNT2A-00101

EVNT2A-00101
Parisians liberating prisoners after storming the Bastille during the French Revolution. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th century French illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: EVNT2A-00060

EVNT2A-00060
Death of Delaunay, governor of the Bastille, at the hands of a mob during the French Revolution, 1789. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: Jews assaulted in Kiev, 1880s

Jews assaulted in Kiev, 1880s
Assault on Jews within sight of the Russian military in Kiev, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: New York draft rioters murdering a black man, 1863

New York draft rioters murdering a black man, 1863
Hanging a black man on Clarkson Street during the New York draft riots, 1863. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: New York draft rioters burning a black orphanage, 1863

New York draft rioters burning a black orphanage, 1863
African-American orphanage destroyed in the New York draft riots, 1863. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: 1848 uprising in Berlin

1848 uprising in Berlin
Uprising of the populace in Berlin, Germany, 1848. Printed color lithograph reproduction of a painting by von Wenzel

Background imageViolence Collection: Voting rights cut away from a black Sampson, 1868

Voting rights cut away from a black Sampson, 1868
Southern Delilah cutting voting rights from a black Samson, 1868. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Thomas Nast cartoon

Background imageViolence Collection: EVNT2A-00057

EVNT2A-00057
Protestors tar and feather a tax collector during the Whiskey Rebellion in Pennsylvania 1790s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: Western gunfighter

Western gunfighter making his victom " dance." Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Frederic Remington illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: Miners smashing into a saloon

Miners smashing into a saloon
Western miners smashing into a saloon. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: Cattlemen killing sheep in Colorado, late 1800s

Cattlemen killing sheep in Colorado, late 1800s
Cattlemens raid on sheepherders in Colorado during the livestock range wars, late 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: EVNT2A-00095

EVNT2A-00095
Mob liberating prisoners after capturing the Bastille in the French Revolution. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: Louisiana statehouse captured by the White League, 1874

Louisiana statehouse captured by the White League, 1874
Surrender of the Louisiana State House to the White League, 1874. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: PSOC2A-00024

PSOC2A-00024
John Brown between his dying sons in the battle at Harpers Ferry, 1859. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageViolence Collection: Vigilantes burning a settlers home

Vigilantes burning a settlers home
Band of vigilantes burning a settlers home, western US. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Zogbaum illustration


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