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  • Topeka State Journal, front page, Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, May 17, 1954 (National Archives & Records Administration - Mid Atlantic Region)
  • "Join or Die," created by Benjamin Franklin, published in The Pennsylvania Gazette, 1754 (Library Company of Philadelphia)
  • Marian Anderson with her mother and sisters, ca. 1910 (University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
  • Eyewitness account of the assassination of Lincoln, 1865 (Union League of Philadelphia)
  • Joseph Leidy, 1863 (Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia)
  • Drawing of a blast engine, Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876 (University of Delaware, Special Collections Department)
  • Burpee farm book, 1894 (Pennsylvania Horticultural Society McLean Library)
  • Instrument of Manumission, 1791 (Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections)
  • First page of autographed manuscript of "The Raven," written by Edgar Allan Poe, ca. 1846 (Richard Gimbel Collection of Edgar Allan Poe, Free Library of Philadelphia)
  • Suffrage parade, 1918 (Bryn Mawr College)