Smallest member A.E.F. pickets Capitol. Washington, D.C., May 26. The world's smallest "doughboy", Nicholas Casele, of Newark, N.J., began to picket the U.S. Capitol today and announced he would continue until congress grants him a medal as compensation for his allged illegal draft into the army. Casele served more than a year overseas, fighting in seven major battles. He contends the draft law provided for a minimum height 5 feet 3 inches and 110 pounds of weight while scaled only 4 feet 10 inches and weighed only 104 pounds, 5/26/37
[United States Capitol. Tortola scheme. Competition rendering of façade. Elevation with central pediment and lantern]
Architectural drawing showing Thornton's proposed design, known as the Tortola Scheme, with alternative design for flanking pavilions mounted to right.
Print shows an interior view of the Senate and the House of Representatives chambers showing a numbered seating arrangement (key to the Senate chamber seating is filed with print).
Print shows front or east view of the U.S. Capitol as it appeared in 1829, prior to the beginning of President Andrew Jackson's administration.
Capitol of the United States, Washington / drawn by H. Brown ; engraved and printed by Fenner Sears & Co.
Engraving showing Capitol building in background; people walking, riding horses, riding in carriages on road leading to the Capitol.
Monument to the memory of the "Herveor of Tripoli." The birth of the American Navy, now at Naval Academy school, Annapolis, Md.
Photograph shows the Tripoli Naval Monument on the grounds of United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Moved in 1860 to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
Photograph of maquette of bronze doors for the U.S. Capitol by Thomas Crawford depicting events in the life of George Washington and Revolutionary War battles.
[Panel and medallion details from bronze doors for the east portico of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitol]
Photograph of bronze doors detail showing panel, depicting ovation for George Washington at Trenton, New Jersey, and allegorical medallion of peace and agriculture, from bottom of left valve.
Photograph of maquette of bronze doors for the U.S. Capitol by Randolph Rogers depicting events in the life of Columbus.
[United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.). Dome details. Second story. Elevation, section, and plans. Rendering.] / Tho. U. Walter, architect, Washington, D.C.
Window, showing architectural decorations and detail of structural ironwork.
The "Lincoln column," first monolith raised, Nov. 1860, Presidential election, being S. column of connecting corridor
Photo shows construction at U.S. Capitol, including African American workmen with a column named in the photograph to recognize Abraham Lincoln's election as president on Nov. 6, 1860.
Photographs of canopy fresco in U.S. Capitol dome showing George Washington rising to the heavens with allegorical figures representing war, science, marine, commerce, mechanics, and architecture.