The Miscellaneous American History ClipArt gallery offers 36 illustrations of general American history, including landmarks and locations that are of importance to the history of the United States.

The monument to Peter M. Gideon commemorates the origin of the wealthy apple. Peter M. Gideon grew the original wealthy apple tree in 1864. The monument was erected in 1912.

Monument to Peter M. Gideon and the Wealthy Apple

The monument to Peter M. Gideon commemorates the origin of the wealthy apple. Peter M. Gideon grew the…

Pictured is a monument to the McIntosh apple erected by Popular Subscription in 1912. The monument reads "The original McIntosh red apple tree stood about twenty rods north of this spot. It was one of a number of seedlings taken from the border of the clearings and transplanted by John McIntosh in the year 1796".

Monument to the McIntosh Apple

Pictured is a monument to the McIntosh apple erected by Popular Subscription in 1912. The monument reads…

Pictured is a four feet tall Northern Spy Monument. The tablet reads "The original northern spy apple tree stood about fourteen rods south of this spot, in a seedling planted by Herman Chapin about 1800".

Northern Spy Monument

Pictured is a four feet tall Northern Spy Monument. The tablet reads "The original northern spy apple…

Pictured is the first tablet in New York state in memory of any apple. The tablet was erected in the town of Camillus on the original site of the primate apple tree.

Tablet to the Primate Apple

Pictured is the first tablet in New York state in memory of any apple. The tablet was erected in the…

The torture of a free mason. Caption below illustration: "They next set my back against a thick board, at each extremity of which was pulley; through which a rope ran, that was fastened at the end of the chain at my wrist. The tormentors then, stretching these ropes by means of a roller, pressed and bruised my stomach in proportion as the ropes were drawn tighter.

Torture of a Free Mason

The torture of a free mason. Caption below illustration: "They next set my back against a thick board,…

General Braddock and Captain Jack

French War

General Braddock and Captain Jack

This is an illustration of General Pierce landing in Mexico.

General Pierce

This is an illustration of General Pierce landing in Mexico.

"Illicit Distillers warned of the approach of Revenue Officers."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

Illicit Distillers

"Illicit Distillers warned of the approach of Revenue Officers."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

Andrew Jackson makes his own weapons

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson makes his own weapons

Andrew Jackson with his father

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson with his father

Thomas Jefferson' s writing desk

Thomas Jefferson's Writing Desk

Thomas Jefferson' s writing desk

The sixth President of the United States of America, John Quincy Adams. His face is shown in a seal surrounded by an American flag.

John Quincy Adams

The sixth President of the United States of America, John Quincy Adams. His face is shown in a seal…

The interior of the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York where President William McKinley was shot in 1901. The X marks the sport where McKinley stood when shot.

Interior of the Temple of Music Where McKinley was Shot

The interior of the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York where President…

Pictured is a monument to the Baldwin apple. The monument was erected in Wilmington, Massachusetts. The inscription reads "This Pillar Erected in 1895 by the Rumford Historical Association, Incorporated April 28, 1877. Marks the estate where in 1793 Samuel Thompson, Esq., while locating the line of the Middlesex Canal, discovered the first Pecker apple tree. Later named the Baldwin."

Monument to the Baldwin Apple

Pictured is a monument to the Baldwin apple. The monument was erected in Wilmington, Massachusetts.…

"Fulton's first experiment with paddle-wheels."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

paddle-wheels

"Fulton's first experiment with paddle-wheels."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

The battle report dispatch of Capt. Perry following the Battle of Lake Erie.

Perry's Dispatch

The battle report dispatch of Capt. Perry following the Battle of Lake Erie.

An illustration of the seventh President of the United States, Andrew Jackson.

President Jackson

An illustration of the seventh President of the United States, Andrew Jackson.

An illustration of the sixth Massachusetts regiment in Baltimore.

Sixth Massachusetts Regiment in Baltimore

An illustration of the sixth Massachusetts regiment in Baltimore.

An American saber and sheath.

Saber

An American saber and sheath.

An illustration of African American slaves sitting outside modest cabins.

Slave Cabins

An illustration of African American slaves sitting outside modest cabins.

"A forked branch of a tree, four or five feet long, used by slave-hunters in Africa to prevent the slaves they had captured or purchased from running away when on the march from the interior to the coast. The forked part was secured on the neck of the slave by lashings passing from the end of one prong to the end of the other, so that the heavy stick hung down nearly to the ground, or (as was usually the case) was connected with the fork on the neck of another slave." —Whitney, 1889
<p>In this illustration, the slave sits on the ground with the slave fork out in front of him. He is in an enclosure with a thatched roof.

Slave Fork

"A forked branch of a tree, four or five feet long, used by slave-hunters in Africa to prevent the slaves…

"Dugout of a Southwestern Pioneer."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

Southwestern Pioneer

"Dugout of a Southwestern Pioneer."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

A copy of the original manuscript of the first stanza of "The Star-Spangled Banner."

First Stanza of the "Star-Spangled Banner"

A copy of the original manuscript of the first stanza of "The Star-Spangled Banner."

Sword and constitution

Sword and Constitution

Sword and constitution

President Lincoln and his son Tad.

Tad

President Lincoln and his son Tad.

The Texas Ranger Division, commonly called the Texas Rangers, is a law enforcement agency with statewide jurisdiction based in Austin, the capital of Texas, in the United States. Over the years, the Texas Rangers have investigated crimes ranging from murder to political corruption, acted as riot police and as detectives, protected the Texas governor, tracked down fugitives, and functioned as a paramilitary force at the service of both the Republic (1836&ndash;45) and the state of Texas.

Texas Rangers

The Texas Ranger Division, commonly called the Texas Rangers, is a law enforcement agency with statewide…

Marion, The Republican General. Caption below illustration: " 'I fear sir,' said the general, 'our diner will not prove so palatable to you as I could wish, but it is the best we have.' The officer, who was a well bred man, took up one of the potatoes and affected to feed, as if he had found a great dainty; but it was very plain that he ate more from good manners, than good appetite."

Marion, the Republic General

Marion, The Republican General. Caption below illustration: " 'I fear sir,' said the general, 'our diner…

"Lieutenant Decatur on the Turkish Vessel during the Bombardment of Tripoli."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

Bombardment of Tripoli

"Lieutenant Decatur on the Turkish Vessel during the Bombardment of Tripoli."—E. Benjamin Andrews,…

Washington's first command

Washington

Washington's first command

The crest of the Washington Arms.

Washington Arms

The crest of the Washington Arms.

The Washington family coat of arms. It is possible that this design had an influence on the creation of the American flag.

Washington Coat of Arms

The Washington family coat of arms. It is possible that this design had an influence on the creation…

A George Washington coin above a naval battle.

Washington Coin

A George Washington coin above a naval battle.

"Site of Washington's birth place."—Lossing, 1851

Washington's Birth Place

"Site of Washington's birth place."—Lossing, 1851

George Washington's sword and belt

George Washington's Sword

George Washington's sword and belt

Poster illustrating George Washington's exemplary character in a series of sketches from his life.

George Washington

Poster illustrating George Washington's exemplary character in a series of sketches from his life.

The death of General James Wolfe during the Battle of Quebec

General Wolfe

The death of General James Wolfe during the Battle of Quebec