Newspaper account of the capture and arrest of Mary Meachum and enslaved persons during attempted crossing of the Mississippi River to freedom on May 21, 1855. Account from the Louisiana newspaper, Thibodaux Minervera.
Portrait of Joseph Dalton Hooker, son of William Jackson Hooker. Joseph would later follow in his father's footsteps and become director of Kew Gardens. Original print copy of charcoal pencil drawing by T. H. Maguire.