Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Exchange Copy, cover. Treaty ending USA-Mexico War in 1848 and transfering large amount of territory from Mexico to USA. (National Archives and Records Administration).
photograph of a red velvet-covered book with silk red, white, and green binding, and gold geometric and vine-like embroidery along the outside edge. next to the book is a bronze medal with a gold, green, and red tassle. an eagle perched atop a cactus adorns the medal. both items are embedded in a blue velvet bed.