The One Dollar Note of 1896, better known as the "Educational" was designed
by Will H. Low and engraved by Charles Schlecht.
It shows an allegorical history instructing the youth of America ( pointing at
the Constitution ) with the Washington Monument and Capitol building in the
background, engraved in black with a red seal. The names of great Americans
appear in wreath decorating the outer edge of the notes including Henry Wadsworth
Longfellow, William T. Sherman, James Fennimore Cooper, Abraham Lincoln, Robert
Fulton, John C. Calhoun, Washington Irving, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, John Adams,
Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton,
Oliver H. Perry, John Marshall, Daniel Webster, Samuel Morse, Nathaniel Hawthorne,
George Bancroft, Ulysses S. Grant, David G. Farragut, and Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Signed by the Register of the Treasury & the Treasurer of the United States.
The reverse of this silver certificate depicts Martha & George Washington.