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Spanish-American War volunteer infantry, San FranciscoCreated by: PICRYLDated: 2016
[Camp Merritt, San Francisco]
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Broadside celebrating Cuba's victory over Spain in the Spanish American War, soldiers holding the Cuban flag and flanking the alleogorical figure of Cuba
Our gallant soldier-boys flirting with fair admirers, Dewey Parade, N.Y.

Our gallant soldier-boys flirting with fair admirers, Dewey Parade, N....

75995 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by R. Y. Young. Title from item.

Lamb, Richard and Mrs. Lamb. (Spanish American war camp.)
The Spanish American war in its political naval & military aspects by Senator Lodge, begins in Harper's February

The Spanish American war in its political naval & military aspects by ...

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 189-

Daiguiri i.e. Daiquiri

Daiguiri i.e. Daiquiri

Attribution to Hart based on negative D4-21499. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021489. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Daiguiri [i.e. Daiquiri]
"Maine" U.S.N. J.S. Johnston View & Marine Photo, N.Y

"Maine" U.S.N. J.S. Johnston View & Marine Photo, N.Y

Photograph shows a starboard side view of the USS Maine at anchor in a harbor. 50803BB U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Blind stamped on lower left corner: J.S. Johnston View & Marine Photo, N.Y. Inscrib... More

General Wheeler and Secretary Alger /

General Wheeler and Secretary Alger /

"This picture was taken in front of Gen. Wheeler's headquarters at Camp Wikoff during Gen. Alger's tour of inspection of the camp. The two distinguished military men are seen overlooking the immense camp ground... More

U.S.S. Terror on passage from San Juan to St. Thomas
The rough riders / Keppler.

The rough riders / Keppler.

Print shows Theodore Roosevelt leading the Rough Riders into battle against the Spanish in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Title from item. Caption: They are rough on the Spaniards, whether they ride or w... More

Hobson's cell in Morro Castle, Santiago, 1898
U.S.S. Texas, tompion of 12-inch gun made of metal from Vizcaya, recording engagements of Texas in Spanish War

U.S.S. Texas, tompion of 12-inch gun made of metal from Vizcaya, recor...

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021018. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Wreck of the "Vizcaya" /

Wreck of the "Vizcaya" /

Spanish armored cruiser Vizcaya was destroyed by the U.S. Navy on July 4, 1898, while trying to escape a blockade of Santiago Bay in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. "This is a wonderfully impressive pictu... More

Observation train following parade /

Observation train following parade /

"There were two freight trains standing on the tracks between the river and the Riverside Park, and they furnished a perfect impromptu observation train service to the men and boys who clambered up on the cars ... More

Shooting captured insurgents / motion picture

Shooting captured insurgents / motion picture

"A file of Spanish soldiers line up the Cubans against a blank wall and fire a volley. The flash of rifles and drifting smoke make a very striking picture. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. 46696 U.S. Copyright O... More

Return of Santiago fleet, New York Harbor, Aug. 20, 1898

Return of Santiago fleet, New York Harbor, Aug. 20, 1898

Attribution to Hart based on negative D428-807. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0805. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Hobson's cell in Morro Castle, Santiago, 1898

Hobson's cell in Morro Castle, Santiago, 1898

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Negative cracked lower right corner. "924" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021517. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The hill at Guantanamo, June 10, 1898

The hill at Guantanamo, June 10, 1898

Attribution to Hart based on negative D4-21494. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021494. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Maine entering Havana harbor
It's got to be sooner or later - and it looks like "sooner" / Dalrymple.

It's got to be sooner or later - and it looks like "sooner" / Dalrympl...

Print shows Uncle Sam holding the hand of a female figure on a tiny island labeled "Cuba"; she is holding the flag of Cuban independence. Uncle Sam is gesturing to go home toward a ship on which is a defeated p... More

Celebrating July 4th, 1898 - "the triumph of the American battle-ship" / Keppler.

Celebrating July 4th, 1898 - "the triumph of the American battle-ship"...

Print shows a gleeful Uncle Sam sitting with John Bull, who is a sailor representing England, and six figures representing "Spain", "Italy" (Umberto I), "Austria" (Franz Joseph I), "France", Germany (William II... More

9th Infantry boys' morning wash /

9th Infantry boys' morning wash /

"Imagine forty or fifty soldier boys each with a pail of water on the ground before him, sousing and spattering and scrubbing away for dear life. Soap and towels too. Every man jack of them looks as if he were ... More

A United States Army surgeon attending wounded soldiers in a field hospital during the Spanish-American war. The Red Cross emblem appears on the sleeve of one man

A United States Army surgeon attending wounded soldiers in a field hos...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Image source: American Red Cross. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture D... More

Return of Santiago fleet, New York Harbor, Aug. 20, 1898

Return of Santiago fleet, New York Harbor, Aug. 20, 1898

Attribution to Hart based on negative D428-807. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0804. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Chief McCullah with Gen. Monocal and officers, Spanish-American War, 1898

Chief McCullah with Gen. Monocal and officers, Spanish-American War, 1...

Photograph shows Chief McCullah, dressed in white, Gen. Monocal, standing on far left, and officers. Title from item.

The war council at General Shafter's headquarters, which planned the battles of El Caney and San Juan

The war council at General Shafter's headquarters, which planned the b...

Photograph showing William Shafter seated left center under a tree in a white shirt and suspenders. Rear view of many men surrounding him, with one bareheaded man looking over his shoulder at the camera. Title ... More

Why peace reigns / Keppler.

Why peace reigns / Keppler.

Print shows Uncle Sam leaning over a wall labeled "$50,000,000 For National Defense" and fashioned from money bags labeled with "$"; a tattered diminutive man, possibly representing Spain, sits on a rock on the... More

The 8th Ohio boys ready to leave Camp Alger for Cuba

The 8th Ohio boys ready to leave Camp Alger for Cuba

Large group of soldiers preparing to debark. Sold by Underwood & Underwood.

U.S.S. Iowa, damage from Spanish fire in Battle of Santiago
U.S.S. McCulloch firing a shot across the bow of the German cruiser Irene
Roosevelt's Rough Riders embarking for Santiago /

Roosevelt's Rough Riders embarking for Santiago /

Soldiers in Spanish-American War uniforms moving boxes towards a steamship on the dock. 38238 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22June1898; 38238. Original main title lacking. Date is copyright... More

Morro Castle, Santiago, 1898

Morro Castle, Santiago, 1898

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "826" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021512. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Iowa, damage from Spanish fire in Battle of Santiago

U.S.S. Iowa, damage from Spanish fire in Battle of Santiago

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020451. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Return of Santiago Fleet, New York Harbor, Aug. 20, 1898

Return of Santiago Fleet, New York Harbor, Aug. 20, 1898

Attribution to Hart based on negative D428-807. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0808. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Pumping air to the divers in Battleship Maine, Havana Harbor, Cuba

Pumping air to the divers in Battleship Maine, Havana Harbor, Cuba

28969 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 9100. Copyright by B.L. Singley.

Return of Santiago Fleet, New York Harbor, Aug. 20, 1898
U.S. troops landing at Daiquirí, Cuba /

U.S. troops landing at Daiquirí, Cuba /

"These are the first U.S. troops to land on Cuban soil, June 22, 1898. The picture shows a long perspective view of the pier at Baiquiri [sic], the point chosen so strategically for the landing of General Shaft... More

The "President's own" (8th Ohio), Camp Alger, Va.

The "President's own" (8th Ohio), Camp Alger, Va.

Soldiers in formation. Copyright by J.F. Jarvis. Sold by Underwood & Underwood.

From the ranks / Ehrhart.

From the ranks / Ehrhart.

Print shows American soldiers sitting around a campfire listening as one tells a story through verse of getting kissed by his girlfriend just before boarding the train. Includes a poem by Edwin L. Sabin. Title ... More

E.C. Heasley, Jules A. Rodier and Maj. Montgomery in the telegraph room in the White House, set up to receive news of the Spanish-American War
Lieut. Col. Theo. Roosevelt, of the "Rough Riders"

Lieut. Col. Theo. Roosevelt, of the "Rough Riders"

Stereograph showing portrait of Roosevelt festooned with flowers and flags. 46503 U.S. Copyright Office. Sold only by Underwood & Underwood. Title from item. No. 1971.

Uncle Sam's new cl[ass in] the art of self-government / W.A. Rogers.

Uncle Sam's new cl[ass in] the art of self-government / W.A. Rogers.

Cartoon showing schoolroom in which teacher, Uncle Sam, hits two boys, "Cuban ex-patriot" and "guerrilla", who are fighting in classroom, with stick. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1898 Aug. 27, p. 833.

Miles, Shafter & Wheeler in consultation during siege of Santiago de Cuba

Miles, Shafter & Wheeler in consultation during siege of Santiago de C...

Photograph showing Nelson Miles, William Shafter and Joseph Wheeler seated on camp chairs by tents. Title and date from item. Copyright 1898 by William Dinwiddie.

U.S.S. Texas, searchlight from Vizcaya replacing one destroyed in Battle of Santiago

U.S.S. Texas, searchlight from Vizcaya replacing one destroyed in Batt...

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021017. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Cuban volunteers embarking / motion picture

Cuban volunteers embarking / motion picture

Men carrying rifles and bedrolls boarding ship via gangway. 38246 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22June1898; 38246. Original main title lacking. Date is copyright and production date; unable... More

The stone fort at El Caney, Cuba

The stone fort at El Caney, Cuba

Photograph shows a fort on top of a hill, Cuba. Photo by William Dinwiddie. Title and date from item.

U.S.S. Iowa, Spanish mine
U.S.S. New Orleans at Brooklyn Navy Yard for Spanish-American War
Return of Santiago fleet, New York Harbor, Aug. 20, 1898
The song of freedom / Keppler.

The song of freedom / Keppler.

Print shows Cuban General Máximo Gómez sitting on a horse, listening to an eagle perched on the U.S. Capitol building singing "the song of freedom". Title from item. Caption: "I think I hear a little bird, who ... More

Contact mines and cable reels near Socapa battery, Santiago, 1898
Boys of the 71st N.Y. at Montauk Point after return from Cuba
The disciple of Farragut is worthy of his master / Keppler.

The disciple of Farragut is worthy of his master / Keppler.

Print shows George Dewey, bust portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform, framed by a laurel wreath draped with the American flag; vignette in upper right shows Admiral David G. Farragut on the rigging of... More

Mortar battery on Cay Smith, Santiago
Camp M'Calla i.e. McCalla at Guantanamo, June 1898

Camp M'Calla i.e. McCalla at Guantanamo, June 1898

Attribution to Hart based on negatives with similar numbers. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "901" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021502. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Santiago refugees at El Caney (Cuba), 1898

Santiago refugees at El Caney (Cuba), 1898

Photograph showing people standing in the center of a village. H55699 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Copyright Sept., 22, 1898 by William Dinwiddie.

General view of the wrecked battleship Maine, Havana harbor, Cuba

General view of the wrecked battleship Maine, Havana harbor, Cuba

28979 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by B.L. Singley. No. 9111.

Lieut. Col. Huntington and Sergt. Major Goode looking for Spaniards at Camp M'Calla i.e. McCalla, June 1898

Lieut. Col. Huntington and Sergt. Major Goode looking for Spaniards at...

Attribution to Hart based on negatives with similar numbers. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021509. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Major Cochran's tent, Guantanamo, June 1898
Troops making military road in front of Santiago /

Troops making military road in front of Santiago /

"Here is a detail of the 34th Michigan Regiment engaged in road making. Under command of Captain Dodd of Troop E, 3rd Regular Cavalry, they are road making, that the siege guns may go to the front. The chaparra... More

Skirmishing - 16th Penna. Volunteers - Porto Rican Army

Skirmishing - 16th Penna. Volunteers - Porto Rican Army

16th Pennsylvania volunteers kneeling, with rifles raised, in Spanish-American War. Copyright by J.F. Jarvis. On mount: Sold only by Underwood & Underwood.

"Away Down South in Dixie." Chickamauga Park, Ga.

"Away Down South in Dixie." Chickamauga Park, Ga.

2 African American soldiers with guitar and banjo seated in front of open tent; another reclining inside; tents in backgrd.; US Army mobilization camp, Spanish-American War. Stereo copyrighted by B.L. Singley; ... More

23d reg'tl. band of the U.S. Kansas Vol. Inf't. 1898 Commanded by Lt. Adj. S.T. Jones and directed by Prof. G.W. Jackson, Lt. Col. Jas. Beck reg'tl. commander

23d reg'tl. band of the U.S. Kansas Vol. Inf't. 1898 Commanded by Lt. ...

Photograph shows montage of portraits of African American musicians in the 23rd Kansas Volunteer Infantry who served in the Spanish-American War; musicians identified as E.E. Davis, Sergt., E♭ trumpet, Kansas C... More

U.S.S. New York, burial at sea of seamen killed at San Juan
Dock at Tampa on the day of sailing for Santiago de Cuba

Dock at Tampa on the day of sailing for Santiago de Cuba

Soldiers on dock waiting to board ships. 41208 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Strohmeyer & Wyman.

Morro Castle after its bombardment by Rear-Admiral Sampson's fleet, Santiago, Cuba

Morro Castle after its bombardment by Rear-Admiral Sampson's fleet, Sa...

72514 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by B.L. Singley. No. 9420.

6-inch rapid fire guns in west battery, Santiago, 1898
Signal man at Camp M'Calla [i.e. McCalla], Guantanamo, June 1898
Landing marines and burning fishing village at Guantanamo, June 10, 1898
This will be an internal explosion / Keppler.

This will be an internal explosion / Keppler.

Print shows the child king Alfonso XIII as a wooden puppet slumped over on the "Throne of Spain" with a clergyman standing next to him, and on the walls to the right are portrait paintings of "Charles V, Ferdin... More

In the American trenches before Santiago during a truce, 1898

In the American trenches before Santiago during a truce, 1898

Photograph showing soldiers seated atop trenches topped with sandbags and rifles ready for firing; one man standing in the center is waving his hat. Title from item. Copyright 1898 by William Dinwiddie.

Hill at Guantanamo, Cuba, marines camp on ...

Hill at Guantanamo, Cuba, marines camp on ...

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 032597. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Theodore Roosevelt, full-length portrait, standing outside his tent, facing front]
American troops on ramparts at Manila

American troops on ramparts at Manila

Attribution to Hart based on negative D4-21499. Title on original photograph: Fort of Sn. Antonio Abad. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "12" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021488. Gift; Stat... More

Boys of the 71st N.Y. at Montauk Point after return from Cuba

Boys of the 71st N.Y. at Montauk Point after return from Cuba

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021291. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Vizcaya, Santiago Harbor, Cuba, July 3, 1898, Spanish-American War

Vizcaya, Santiago Harbor, Cuba, July 3, 1898, Spanish-American War

Photograph shows a heap of human skulls and bones in Cristóbal Colón cemetery, Havana, Cuba. Human skulls and bones taken from Havana harbor after Spanish-American War, 1898. Title from item.

Signal man at Camp M'Calla i.e. McCalla, Guantanamo, June 1898

Signal man at Camp M'Calla i.e. McCalla, Guantanamo, June 1898

Attribution to Hart based on negatives with similar numbers. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "969" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021507. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Blanket-tossing a new recruit /

Blanket-tossing a new recruit /

"Company F, 1st Ohio Volunteers, initiating a new man. Nineteen times he bounces in the blanket, and each toss is funnier than the last one. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. 38240 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright... More

Arrival of U.S. Troops, Camp Tampa, Fla., U.S.A.

Arrival of U.S. Troops, Camp Tampa, Fla., U.S.A.

42368 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 9238. Copyright by B.L. Singley.

Dining hall at Fort Myer being used as a hospital during Spanish American War

Dining hall at Fort Myer being used as a hospital during Spanish Ameri...

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card with subsequent revisions. Researcher identifies the dining hall as Riding Hall. Transfer; War Department; 1919; (DLC/PP-46012). Caption card tracings... More

Marine encampment at Camp M'Calla i.e. McCalla, Guantanamo, June 1898

Marine encampment at Camp M'Calla i.e. McCalla, Guantanamo, June 1898

Attribution to Hart based on negatives with similar numbers. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021503. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Landing Marines and burning fishing village at Guantanamo, June 10, 1898

Landing Marines and burning fishing village at Guantanamo, June 10, 18...

Attribution to Hart based on negative D4-21499. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021491. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Landing marines and burning fishing village at Guantanamo, June 10, 1898

Landing marines and burning fishing village at Guantanamo, June 10, 18...

Attribution based on negative D4-21499. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021492. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Texas, Spanish mine taken up in Guantanamo Bay

U.S.S. Texas, Spanish mine taken up in Guantanamo Bay

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021019. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Insurgents' camp at Guantanamo after capture, June 14, 1898

Insurgents' camp at Guantanamo after capture, June 14, 1898

Attribution to Hart based on negative D4-21499. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021498. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Wounded soldiers embarking in row boats /

Wounded soldiers embarking in row boats /

"This picture was taken after the Battle of Las Guaymas [i.e., Las Guásimas], and shows a large number of wounded soldiers embarking in a rowboat from an extemporized dock, on their way to the hospital ship "O... More

U.S.S. Texas, tompion of 12-inch gun made of metal from Vizcaya, recording engagements of Texas in Spanish War
Satisfying their curiosity / J.S. Pughe.

Satisfying their curiosity / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows John Bull sitting on a strong fortress representing England, with a telescope in one hand and strings attached to battleships in the other; on the edge of the continent are four figures representing... More

Chaplain Brown of the "Rough Riders" preaching to the regiment
Return of Santiago fleet, New York Harbor, Aug. 20, 1898

Return of Santiago fleet, New York Harbor, Aug. 20, 1898

Attribution to Hart based on negative D428-807. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0803. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

N.Y. Journal despatch yacht "Buccaneer" /

N.Y. Journal despatch yacht "Buccaneer" /

"Shows the despatch boat of the "New York Journal" steaming through the water, having aboard the war correspondents. This is one of the fastest yachts engaged in the business. She approaches rapidly and as she ... More

A horse chestnut / Dalrymple.

A horse chestnut / Dalrymple.

Print shows the "U.S.S. Merrimac", a cargo ship, under fire as it passes between the fortifications at the Socapa Battery and Morro Castle at the entrance to Santiago de Cuba Bay, Cuba, during the Spanish-Ameri... More

10th U.S. Infantry, 2nd Battalion, leaving cars /

10th U.S. Infantry, 2nd Battalion, leaving cars /

"American infantry troops dressed in field uniforms of the Spanish-American War can be seen close to the foreground of the camera position. Three companies of men, in columns of fours, march by the camera. In t... More

Reviewing the "Texas" at Grant's Tomb /

Reviewing the "Texas" at Grant's Tomb /

"Shows every detail of the "Texas" as she passes Riverside Park. The background shows the white dome of the tomb on the hill crest"--Edison films catalog. 52048 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison... More

American cavalrymen, Tampa, Fla.

American cavalrymen, Tampa, Fla.

Soldiers on horseback make their way through a sandy road. 43913 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 12631. Copyright by B.W. Kilburn.

Diver in full dress on wrecked Battleship MAINE, Havana Harbor

Diver in full dress on wrecked Battleship MAINE, Havana Harbor

Spanish-American War. Stereo copyrighted by B.L. Singley; Keystone View Co. No. 9082. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; Cuba. H-; Diving Suits; US H... More

The story of the Spanish Armada introduction by Captain Mahan

The story of the Spanish Armada introduction by Captain Mahan

Poster shows an illustration of the destruction of the Spanish Armada; ships on fire and black smoke filling the air. Title from item. Signed: V. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congre... More

The sacrifice to a crumbling idol / Keppler.

The sacrifice to a crumbling idol / Keppler.

Print shows a man labeled "Spanish War Party" wearing military uniform and holding a large knife is about to sacrifice the "Youth of Spain" to a huge monument labeled "False Pride" with a large sword labeled "C... More

Putting yellow journalism in its place / Keppler.

Putting yellow journalism in its place / Keppler.

Print shows General William R. Shafter holding up a diminutive newspaper reporter labeled "Yellow Journalism" and appears ready to drop him in the ocean. Title from item. Caption: The hero of Santiago has done ... More

Return of Santiago fleet, New York Harbor, Aug. 20, 1898
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