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The Corridors of Power

US Government Facilities InteriorsCreated by: PICRYLDated: 1975
Exterior detail, William R. Cotter Federal Building, Hartford, Connecticut
US Government facilities interior details.
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Sculpture "Eagle; Justice Above All Else" at Jacob K. Javitz Federal Building, New York, New York

Sculpture "Eagle; Justice Above All Else" at Jacob K. Javitz Federal B...

Artist: Theodore Roszak, 1970. Bronze. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photogr... more

[Egyptian hieroglyphics mural in Evolution of the Book series, by John W. Alexander. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Egyptian hieroglyphics mural in Evolution of the Book series, by John...

Photo of one part of a six-part mural on the history of the book; after conservation of the mural. Depicts an Egyptian man using hammer and chisel to write on wall in hieroglyphics a picture of a woman. Woman m... more

[Picture Writing mural in Evolution of the Book series, by John W. Alexander. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Picture Writing mural in Evolution of the Book series, by John W. Ale...

Photo of one part of a six-part mural on the history of the book; after conservation of the mural. Depicts an American Indian writing on hide with Indian woman in background. Mural marked at bottom left: Copyri... more

[Corrupt legislation mural by Elihu Vedder, Jefferson Building, Library of Congress]

[Corrupt legislation mural by Elihu Vedder, Jefferson Building, Librar...

Photo of semi-circular panel in five-part mural called "Government" shows man, woman, and child in classical garb, with woman seated and holding an unjust scale.

Great Hall, second floor, north. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.

Great Hall, second floor, north. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson ...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Supreme Court Interior, Washington, D.C.

Supreme Court Interior, Washington, D.C.

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency not held by the Library. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M.... more

Window and surrounding art in the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.

Window and surrounding art in the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Ceiling detail, Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.

Ceiling detail, Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washing...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Members Room, Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.

Members Room, Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washingto...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer;... more

Cove inside the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.

Cove inside the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washing...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Fireplace, Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.

Fireplace, Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, ...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

[Door], U.S. Courthouse and Post Office, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

[Door], U.S. Courthouse and Post Office, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Photographed as part of an assignment for the U.S. General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Arc... more

Sculpture "Metamorphosis" main lobby at Mitchell H. Cohen U.S. Courthouse, Camden, New Jersey

Sculpture "Metamorphosis" main lobby at Mitchell H. Cohen U.S. Courtho...

Artist: Albert Paley, 1994. Steel; two are 8' 6" x 5' 6"x 1'. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographe... more

Sculpture "Legislative Law" at Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

Sculpture "Legislative Law" at Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

Artist: Carl Paul Jennewein, 1933. Plaster, dimensions: 36' x 9' 11". Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the pho... more

Front lobby, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Providence, Rhode Island

Front lobby, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Providence, Rhode I...

Architect: Clarke & Howe. Beaux-Arts building built in 1904-1908. It is of steel frame construction, clad entirely in grey granite. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration.... more

Sculpture "Africa Rising" at Ted Weiss Federal Building, New York, New York

Sculpture "Africa Rising" at Ted Weiss Federal Building, New York, New...

Artist: Barbara Chase- Riboud, 1998. Bronze, dimensions: 15' 5" x 8' 6" x 4' 4". Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided... more

Sculpture "Batcolumn" at Harold Washington Social Security Center, Chicago, Illinois

Sculpture "Batcolumn" at Harold Washington Social Security Center, Chi...

Artist: Claes Oldenburg, 1977. Welded and painted Cor-ten steel, dimensions: 101 x 9.75 x 4.5 feet; comprised of 1,608 pieces of flat steel welded into diamond patterns. Photographed as part of an assignment fo... more

Interior grill detail, James T. Foley U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Albany, New York

Interior grill detail, James T. Foley U.S. Post Office and Courthouse,...

Built in 1931-1932. Art Deco style. Five-story building with 8' high sculptured marble frieze continuously wraps around the primary elevations. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Adm... more

Interior, fifth floor lobby, Department of State, Harry S. Truman Building, Washington, D.C.

Interior, fifth floor lobby, Department of State, Harry S. Truman Buil...

Architect: Underwood & Foster. Built between 1939-1941. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Ph... more

Interior lobby, Federal Building, Grand Island, Nebraska

Interior lobby, Federal Building, Grand Island, Nebraska

Architect: James Knox Taylor. Neoclassical Revival. The original portion was built between 1908-1910. The two-story addition built between 1933-1935. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Servic... more

Lobby, William R. Cotter Federal Building, Hartford, Connecticut

Lobby, William R. Cotter Federal Building, Hartford, Connecticut

Architect: Adams & Malfeldt & Prentice. Built in 1933. Stripped Classical/Art Deco style. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by... more

Interior detail, James T. Foley U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Albany, New York

Interior detail, James T. Foley U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Alban...

Built in 1931-1932. Art Deco style. Five-story building with 8' high sculptured marble frieze continuously wraps around the primary elevations. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Adm... more

Interior lobby stairs, Forest Service Building, Ogden, Utah

Interior lobby stairs, Forest Service Building, Ogden, Utah

Architect: Hodgson & McClenahan. Built in 1933-34. Art Deco style originally built to provide offices for the U.S. Forest Service Intermountain Region. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Serv... more

[Exterior view. Lamp detail. Library of Congress John Adams Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Exterior view. Lamp detail. Library of Congress John Adams Building, ...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

Stairway detail, Federal Building, San Francisco, California

Stairway detail, Federal Building, San Francisco, California

Architect: Arthur Brown, Jr. Built in 1934-36. Beaux Arts style. Part of the United Nations Plaza. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note pr... more

Courtroom, U.S. Courthouse, Toledo, Ohio

Courtroom, U.S. Courthouse, Toledo, Ohio

Architect: James A. Wetmore. Four story building designed in the Beaux Art Classicism style of architecture and clad in buff-colored limestone veneer. Built 1929-1932. Photographed as part of an assignment for ... more

Lobby detail, door, William R. Cotter Federal Building, Hartford, Connecticut

Lobby detail, door, William R. Cotter Federal Building, Hartford, Conn...

Architect: Adams & Malfeldt & Prentice. Built in 1933. Stripped Classical/Art Deco style. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by... more

Sculpture "Freedom" at the Jackson Federal Building, Seattle, Washington

Sculpture "Freedom" at the Jackson Federal Building, Seattle, Washingt...

Artist: Philip McCraken, 1979. Cast bronze. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Ph... more

Courtroom, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Providence, Rhode Island

Courtroom, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Providence, Rhode Isl...

Architect: Clarke & Howe. Beaux-Arts building built in 1904-1908. It is of steel frame construction, clad entirely in grey granite. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration.... more

Exterior detail, Forest Service Building, Ogden, Utah

Exterior detail, Forest Service Building, Ogden, Utah

Architect: Hodgson & McClenahan. Built in 1933-34. Art Deco style originally built to provide offices for the U.S. Forest Service Intermountain Region. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Ser... more

Interior lobby, William O. Douglas Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Yakima, Washington

Interior lobby, William O. Douglas Federal Building and U.S. Courthous...

Architect: James Knox Taylor. First constructed as the U.S. Post Office for North Yakima. Built in 1911-12. Second Renaissance Revival. First constructed as the U.S. Post Office for North Yakima. Photographed a... more

Interior lobby, William O. Douglas Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Yakima, Washington

Interior lobby, William O. Douglas Federal Building and U.S. Courthous...

Architect: James Knox Taylor. First constructed as the U.S. Post Office for North Yakima. Built in 1911-12. Second Renaissance Revival. First constructed as the U.S. Post Office for North Yakima. Photographed a... more

Interior greenhouse, Forest Service Building, Ogden, Utah

Interior greenhouse, Forest Service Building, Ogden, Utah

Architect: Hodgson & McClenahan. Built in 1933-34. Art Deco style originally built to provide offices for the U.S. Forest Service Intermountain Region. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Serv... more

[Interior detail from double doors at ends of corridor in front of entrance to center reading room. Library of Congress John Adams Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Interior detail from double doors at ends of corridor in front of ent...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

Interior lobby, William O. Douglas Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Yakima, Washington

Interior lobby, William O. Douglas Federal Building and U.S. Courthous...

Architect: James Knox Taylor. First constructed as the U.S. Post Office for North Yakima. Built in 1911-12. Second Renaissance Revival. First constructed as the U.S. Post Office for North Yakima. Photographed a... more

[Second Floor Corridor. Printers' marks+Columns. Detail of column capital. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Second Floor Corridor. Printers' marks+Columns. Detail of column capi...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

[Main Reading Room. Interior of dome. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Main Reading Room. Interior of dome. Library of Congress Thomas Jeffe...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

Round room, Federal Building, San Francisco, California

Round room, Federal Building, San Francisco, California

Architect: Arthur Brown, Jr. Built in 1934-36. Beaux Arts style. Part of the United Nations Plaza. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note pr... more

Exterior eagle detail, Robert N.C. Nix Federal Building, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Exterior eagle detail, Robert N.C. Nix Federal Building, Philadelphia,...

Architect: Harry Sternfeld. Art Deco style. Built in 1937. Limestone with granite base. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by t... more

Detail view of oil painting "Life Before the Pioneer Era" at C. Clifton Young Federal Building and Courthouse, Reno, Nevada C. Clifton Young Federal Building and Courthouse Reno, Nevada

Detail view of oil painting "Life Before the Pioneer Era" at C. Clifto...

Artist: Richard Guy Walton, 1966. Dimensions: 6.5' x 24.5'. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer.... more

Sculpture "Young American Man" at Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Erie, Pennsylvania

Sculpture "Young American Man" at Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse...

Artist: Henry Kreis, 1939. Aluminum, dimensions: 4' 6" x 18" x 12". Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photo... more

Architectural art "Lightfall" at building entrance to William J. Nealon Federal Building, Scranton, Pennsylvania

Architectural art "Lightfall" at building entrance to William J. Nealo...

Artist: Paul Housberg, 1999. Glass blocks. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Pho... more

Historic door detail, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, West Virginia

Historic door detail, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, ...

Original building built in 1905-1914. New addition built in 2002-2004. Original lobby decorated with marble pilasters and paneling, aluminum postal windows and pendant light fixtures. Photographed as part of an... more

Painting "Savoy" located in interior lobby of Joseph P. Addabbo Federal Building, Jamaica, Queens, New York

Painting "Savoy" located in interior lobby of Joseph P. Addabbo Federa...

Artist: Richard Yarde, 1989. Mixed materials, dimensions: 12' x 9' 10" x 1'6". Joint project with William Bauer who designed and constructed the piece in his studio in Easthampton, MA (Source: L. Bauer, 2017) P... more

Exterior detail, Forest Service Building, Ogden, Utah

Exterior detail, Forest Service Building, Ogden, Utah

Architect: Hodgson & McClenahan. Built in 1933-34. Art Deco style originally built to provide offices for the U.S. Forest Service Intermountain Region. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Ser... more

Fireplace detail, Blair House, located across from the White House, Washington, D.C.

Fireplace detail, Blair House, located across from the White House, Wa...

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. The Blair House serves as the President's guest house, and therefore is the guest house of the nation. Built in 1824. Title, date, ... more

Interior entrance hall, U.S. Custom House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Interior entrance hall, U.S. Custom House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Building begun in 1932 under the WPA program. Opened in 1934. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Ritter & Shay did the final major work. Title, date, and subject note... more

Sculpture "The New World" on the exterior of the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and Courthouse, Los Angeles, California

Sculpture "The New World" on the exterior of the Edward R. Roybal Fede...

Artist: Tom Otterness, 1991. Cast concrete and bronze. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Cred... more

Painting "Virtue, Liberty, and Independence" located on first floor, Federal Complex, Erie, Pennsylvania

Painting "Virtue, Liberty, and Independence" located on first floor, F...

Artist: Elmer E. Garnsey, ca. 1899. Oil, dimensions: 35" x 75". Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photograp... more

Full view of oil paintings, fifth floor elevator no. 10, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

Full view of oil paintings, fifth floor elevator no. 10, Department of...

Artist: Louis Bouche. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol... more

[Northwest Corridor, First Floor. Mural depicting the muse Melpomene (Tragedy), by Edward Simmons. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Northwest Corridor, First Floor. Mural depicting the muse Melpomene (...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

[Exterior view. Detail of dolphin in Neptune Fountain by Roland Hinton Perry. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Exterior view. Detail of dolphin in Neptune Fountain by Roland Hinton...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

[Interior detail. Moulding in area between west elevator lobby and main entrance to center reading room on fifth floor. Library of Congress John Adams Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Interior detail. Moulding in area between west elevator lobby and mai...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

Interior grill detail, Federal Building, San Francisco, California

Interior grill detail, Federal Building, San Francisco, California

Architect: Arthur Brown, Jr. Built in 1934-36. Beaux Arts style. Part of the United Nations Plaza. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note pr... more

Sculpture "Allentown Benches: Selections from Truisms and Survival Series" in lobby of Edward N. Cahn Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Allentown, Pennsylvania

Sculpture "Allentown Benches: Selections from Truisms and Survival Ser...

Artist: Jenny Holzer, 1995. Prairie green granite. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit l... more

Untitled art glass window located at the top of staircase, U.S. Courthouse, Orlando, Florida

Untitled art glass window located at the top of staircase, U.S. Courth...

Artist: Al Held, 2006. Dimensions: 20 x 50 feet. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit lin... more

Sculpture, no title, located in fifth floor lobby, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

Sculpture, no title, located in fifth floor lobby, Department of Justi...

Artist: Henry Kreis, 1933. Plaster, 48" x 88" x 1.5". Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credi... more

Interior lobby light fixture, William R. Cotter Federal Building, Hartford, Connecticut

Interior lobby light fixture, William R. Cotter Federal Building, Hart...

Architect: Adams & Malfeldt & Prentice. Built in 1933. Stripped Classical/Art Deco style. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by... more

Front entrance detail, William R. Cotter Federal Building, Hartford, Connecticut

Front entrance detail, William R. Cotter Federal Building, Hartford, C...

Architect: Adams & Malfeldt & Prentice. Built in 1933. Stripped Classical/Art Deco style. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by... more

Sculpture "Majesty of Justice" Great Hall, 2nd floor, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

Sculpture "Majesty of Justice" Great Hall, 2nd floor, Department of Ju...

Artist: Carl Paul Jennewein, 1935. Aluminum, dimensions: 12' 6" x 41". Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the ph... more

Interior lobby detail, James T. Foley U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Albany, New York

Interior lobby detail, James T. Foley U.S. Post Office and Courthouse,...

Built in 1931-1932. Art Deco style. Five-story building with 8' high sculptured marble frieze continuously wraps around the primary elevations. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Adm... more

Interior bas-relief sculpture, Robert N.C. Nix Federal Building, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Interior bas-relief sculpture, Robert N.C. Nix Federal Building, Phila...

Architect: Harry Sternfeld. Art Deco style. Built in 1937. Limestone with granite base. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by t... more

[Interior detail above elevator in lobby on west side of building (2nd Street side). Library of Congress John Adams Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Interior detail above elevator in lobby on west side of building (2nd...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

Library, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Providence, Rhode Island

Library, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Providence, Rhode Islan...

Architect: Clarke & Howe. Beaux-Arts building built in 1904-1908. It is of steel frame construction, clad entirely in grey granite. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration.... more

Lobby detail, clock, William R. Cotter Federal Building, Hartford, Connecticut

Lobby detail, clock, William R. Cotter Federal Building, Hartford, Con...

Architect: Adams & Malfeldt & Prentice. Built in 1933. Stripped Classical/Art Deco style. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by... more

Exterior eagle art, William R. Cotter Federal Building, Hartford, Connecticut

Exterior eagle art, William R. Cotter Federal Building, Hartford, Conn...

Architect: Adams & Malfeldt & Prentice. Built in 1933. Stripped Classical/Art Deco style. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by... more

Lobby detail, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Providence, Rhode Island

Lobby detail, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Providence, Rhode ...

Architect: Clarke & Howe. Beaux-Arts building built in 1904-1908. It is of steel frame construction, clad entirely in grey granite. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration.... more

[Interior detail. Appears on walls of reading rooms and above doors on fifth floor. Library of Congress John Adams Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Interior detail. Appears on walls of reading rooms and above doors on...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

Bas relief scene, Capitol building, Lincoln, Nebraska

Bas relief scene, Capitol building, Lincoln, Nebraska

The building was designed by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue and constructed between 1922 and 1932. The Indiana limestone structure draws on both Classical and Gothic architectural traditions, but represents major in... more

Interior windows, U.S. Custom House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Interior windows, U.S. Custom House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Building begun in 1932 under the WPA program. Opened in 1934. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Ritter & Shay did the final major work. Title, date, and subject note... more

Interior detail, U.S. Courthouse, Toledo, Ohio

Interior detail, U.S. Courthouse, Toledo, Ohio

Architect: James A. Wetmore. Four story building designed in the Beaux Art Classicism style of architecture and clad in buff-colored limestone veneer. Built 1929-1932. Photographed as part of an assignment for ... more

Full view, oil painting, Attorney General Conference Room, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

Full view, oil painting, Attorney General Conference Room, Department ...

Artist: Leon Kroll. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M... more

Sculpture "Majesty of Justice" Great Hall, 2nd floor, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

Sculpture "Majesty of Justice" Great Hall, 2nd floor, Department of Ju...

Artist: Carl Paul Jennewein, 1935. Aluminum sculpture, dimensions: 12' 6" x 41". Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided... more

Full view, fifth floor lobby, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

Full view, fifth floor lobby, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

Artist: Louis Bouche. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information and date provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith A... more

U.S. Courthouse and Post Office, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

U.S. Courthouse and Post Office, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Photographed as part of an assignment for the U.S. General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Arc... more

Fresco "Steel Industry" at U.S. Courthouse and Post Office, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Fresco "Steel Industry" at U.S. Courthouse and Post Office, Pittsburgh...

Photographed as part of an assignment for the U.S. General Services Administration. Artist: Howard Norton Cook, 1936. Fresco painting, dimensions: 10' 6" x 17' 6". Title information, date, and subject note prov... more

Interior staircase, U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Laredo, Texas

Interior staircase, U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Laredo, Texas

Architect: James Knox Taylor. Built in 1906-1907 and 1933. The building originally housed the customs service. The 1930's expansion more than doubled the space to the rear of the building. Photographed as part ... more

Interior lobby, U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Laredo, Texas

Interior lobby, U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Laredo, Texas

Architect: James Knox Taylor. Built in 1906-1907 and 1933. The building originally housed the customs service. The 1930's expansion more than doubled the space to the rear of the building. Photographed as part ... more

Architectural art "Poplar and Iris (Garden of Justice)" interior of James H. Quillen U.S. Courthouse, Greeneville, Tennessee

Architectural art "Poplar and Iris (Garden of Justice)" interior of Ja...

Artist: Michele Oka Doner, 2001. Gilded bronze. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line... more

Architectural art "American Song" at Ted Weiss Federal Building, New York, New York

Architectural art "American Song" at Ted Weiss Federal Building, New Y...

Artist: Clyde Lynds, 1995. Concrete, fiber optics, stainless steel, and electronics, dimensions: 23 x 10 feet. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, d... more

Main lobby detail, David W. Dyer Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Miami, Florida

Main lobby detail, David W. Dyer Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse,...

Architect: Phineas E. Paist and Harold D. Steward. Mediterranean Renaissance Revival style. Built between 1931-1933. Primary material: Key Largo Coquina limestone. Photographed as part of an assignment for the ... more

Interior bas relief, U.S. Custom House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Interior bas relief, U.S. Custom House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Building begun in 1932 under the WPA program. Opened in 1934. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Ritter & Shay did the final major work. Title, date, and subject note... more

Interior lobby stairs, Forest Service Building, Ogden, Utah

Interior lobby stairs, Forest Service Building, Ogden, Utah

Architect: Hodgson & McClenahan. Built in 1933-34. Art Deco style originally built to provide offices for the U.S. Forest Service Intermountain Region. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Serv... more

[Interior detail. Moulding in fifth floor elevator lobby. Library of Congress John Adams Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Interior detail. Moulding in fifth floor elevator lobby. Library of C...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.