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Image of RG1227.PH000006-000004 - Print, Albumen

RG1227.PH000006-000004 - Print, Albumen

Photograph of an engraving of the Carthage Jail, the location where Joseph Smith was killed by a mob. The jail is located in Carthage, Illinois.

Image of RG1227.PH000006-000005 - Print, Albumen

RG1227.PH000006-000005 - Print, Albumen

Photograph of an engraving of John Taylor (above) and George Cannon (below) hewing lumber for the first dwelling in Utah.

Image of RG1227.PH000006-000006 - Print, Albumen

RG1227.PH000006-000006 - Print, Albumen

Photograph of an engraving of Sidney Rigdon.

Image of RG2271.PH000001-000005 - Print, Photographic

RG2271.PH000001-000005 - Print, Photographic

This is a drawing of a steamboat landing Mormons at Florence, Nebraska, in the spring of 1854.

Image of RG2271.PH000001-000008 - Print, Photographic

RG2271.PH000001-000008 - Print, Photographic

This is a photo of several carts with oxen or other animals pulling them. There are people standing near the carts. Buildings can be seen in the background, and the location is identified as being on the northeast corner of 14th and Douglas Streets in Omaha, Nebraska. The business identified as Hurford & Bro. Hardward is clearly identified in the background.

Image of RG2271.PH000002-000002 - Print, Photographic

RG2271.PH000002-000002 - Print, Photographic

This is an illustration showing a Morman camp. The wagons are pulled into a circle, and people are standing around in conversation. Inside the circle are animals and people moving about. A man on horseback is in the foreground. The background is open plains. The text on the illustration reads: "Mormon train in camp. Lassoing the steers prepatory to yoking up for a start."

Image of RG2271.PH000002-000004 - Postcard

RG2271.PH000002-000004 - Postcard

This is an illustration showing Mormons Crossing the Prairie. This image was originally published in Ballou's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion, 1916. It depicts the immigrants with carts and their supplies. A military person on horseback is watching the train of people.

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RG2271.PH000005-000013 - Print, Photographic

This shows two men, John Riddle and Isaacs Riddle, seated in chairs. Both men have canes and wear hats and suits. Both are bearded. A blanket has been placed behind them as a backdrop. They are on a wooden porch or sidewalk, with a wooden building behind them. These are men identified to have wintered near the mouth of the Niobrara River opposite Niobrara in the winter of 1846-47 with the first train of Mormons to cross the Missouri River.

Image of RG2271.PH000006-000001 - Print, Photographic

RG2271.PH000006-000001 - Print, Photographic

This is an image of Captain Luther North standing next to a stretch of water. An automobile is seen in the background. The text with this image reads: "The slight sandy ridge, about one half mile from the camp, which the Mormon Trail followed. Captain Luther North is standing on the ridge. The water on the lower land in the foreground testifies to the advantage of locating the road on the ridge." Text is from Olga Sharp Steele's thesis, "Geography of the Mormon Trail Across Nebraska." May 23, 1933.

Image of RG2271.PH000006-000002 - Print, Photographic

RG2271.PH000006-000002 - Print, Photographic

This is an image of the Loup River, showing plants in the foreground and land across the water. The text accompanying the image reads: "The string of islands mark the site of the Mormon Trail, section 9, township 17 north, range 5 west." Text is from Olga Sharp Steele's thesis, "Geography of the Mormon Trail Across Nebraska." May 23, 1933.

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RG2271.PH000006-000003 - Print, Photographic

This image shows land along the Loup River. The text accompanying the image reads: "The site of the lower ford of the Loup. The upland advances almost to the river's edge in sections 4 and 5, township 16 north, range 5 west." Text is from Olga Sharp Steele's thesis, "Geography of the Mormon Trail Across Nebraska." May 23, 1933.

Image of RG2271.PH000006-000004 - Print, Photographic

RG2271.PH000006-000004 - Print, Photographic

This is an image of two pieces of a dead cottonwood tree. The text accompanying the photo reads: "The cottonwood on the site of Cleveland House, a station on the Mormon Trail about two miles west of Columbus." Text is from Olga Sharp Steele's thesis, "Geography of the Mormon Trail Across Nebraska." May 23, 1933.

Image of RG2271.PH000008-000002 - Print, Photographic

RG2271.PH000008-000002 - Print, Photographic

This is a group photo, showing several Mormon's and A.E. Sheldon (left) of the Nebraska State Historical Society. They are all standing at the spot where Brigham Young and his party first saw Chimney Rock, which can be seen in the background.