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West Point

The United States Military Academy, also known as West Point Created by: PICRYLDated: 2016
WEST POINT CADETS, WASHINGTON, D.C. JANUARY 20. DESPITE THE HEAVY DOWNPOUR, THE WEST POINT CADETS PRESENTED A SNAPPY APPEARANCE AS THEY MARCHED IN THE INAUGURAL PARADE TODAY
The United States Military Academy, also known as West Point sits on scenic high ground overlooking the Hudson River, 50 miles north of New York City.
The Academy traces its roots to 1801, when President Thomas Jefferson directed that plans be set in motion to establish the United States Military Academy. The entire central campus is a national landmark and home to scores of historic sites, buildings, and monuments.
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[Cadets' monument at West Point]

[Cadets' monument at West Point]

Forms part of: John Rubens Smith Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibit loan 4105-L.

The Centennial. General view from George's Hill showing camp of West Point cadets

The Centennial. General view from George's Hill showing camp of West P...

Stereograph showing view over the fairgrounds, including a crowd watching exercises of the West Point cadets. Geo. Barker, photographer, Niagara Falls, New York. No. 1016. Title from item.

Running the guantlet. Special course for colored cadets at West Point

Running the guantlet. Special course for colored cadets at West Point

Caricature showing African American man being beaten as he goes for commission. Color lithograph by J.A. Wales. Illus. in: Puck, 1880 April 21, cover, p. 105. Ref. copy may be in NEGROES IN THE MILITARY (Search... more

[West Point: Cadets marching to dinner]

[West Point: Cadets marching to dinner]

Copyright by Seneca Ray Stoddard, Glens Falls, N.Y. No. 142. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Military education; Universities; New York West Point; Shelf.

[West Point: Cadets' room in barracks]

[West Point: Cadets' room in barracks]

Copyright by Seneca Ray Stoddard, Glens Falls, N.Y. No. 110. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Military education; Universities; New York West Point; Shelf.

Cadet days, a story of West Point by Capt. Charles King U.S.A., illustrated / Edward Penfield.

Cadet days, a story of West Point by Capt. Charles King U.S.A., illust...

Poster shows two women looking at a line of cadets. Title from item.

N.Y.C. - Riverside Drive - West Point Corps of Cadets marching in Dewey Parade; ships in Hudson R. in bg

N.Y.C. - Riverside Drive - West Point Corps of Cadets marching in Dewe...

Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: US History War of 1898; PI; NY NYC Streets; NY NYC Misc. 1899; Parades; Univ. & C... more

Cadets' quarters, U.S. Military Academy

Cadets' quarters, U.S. Military Academy

Copyright 1901 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Title on inventory list: Cadet's quarters, U.S. Military Academy. Similar image (LC-D4-13400). Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53786". Forms part of: Phot... more

Grant Hall, U.S. Military Academy

Grant Hall, U.S. Military Academy

Copyright 1901 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Similar image (LC-D4-13402). Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53787". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Pri... more

Battle monument, U.S. Military Academy

Battle monument, U.S. Military Academy

Copyright 1901 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Similar image (LC-D4-13404). Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53788". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Pri... more

West Point cadets on parade plaza, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904

West Point cadets on parade plaza, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904

H 49917 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 5735.

The pride of the nation - West Point cadets in martial array before the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1905

The pride of the nation - West Point cadets in martial array before th...

H59275 U.S. Copyright Office Title from item. Copyright by C.W. Wasson.

West Point cadets in parade, inauguration of President Roosevelt, March 4th, 1905

West Point cadets in parade, inauguration of President Roosevelt, Marc...

H64210 U.S. Copyright Office Title from item. No. 1523. Copyright 1905 by J. B. King.

West Point cadets passing reviewing stand, Inauguration Day, Washington, D.C.

West Point cadets passing reviewing stand, Inauguration Day, Washingto...

H59266 U.S. Copyright Office Title from item. Copyright by American Stereoscopic Co.

West Point cadets passing in review before the President. Inauguration of President Roosevelt, Washington

West Point cadets passing in review before the President. Inauguration...

H61022 U.S. Copyright Office Title from item. No. 9935. Copyright 1905 by H.C. White Co.

West Point cadets in parade before inaugural stand, East Capitol Plaza, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1905

West Point cadets in parade before inaugural stand, East Capitol Plaza...

H57980 U.S. Copyright Office Title from item. No. 6163. Sold by Universal View Co.

West Point cadets on plaza before House wing of the Capitol, prior to the inauguration ceremonies, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1905

West Point cadets on plaza before House wing of the Capitol, prior to ...

H57981 U.S. Copyright Office Title from item. No. 6164. Sold by Universal View Co. Copyright by E. W. Kelley.

West Point cadets on the Capitol Plaza, March 4, 1905

West Point cadets on the Capitol Plaza, March 4, 1905

Photograph showing West Point cadets in dress uniforms in formation outside the United States Capitol for the inauguration of President Theodore Roosevelt, horses in foreground. H57319 U.S. Copyright Office. Ti... more

Field battery and troop sections of West Point Cadet Corps in inaugural parade, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1905 / Universal View Co.

Field battery and troop sections of West Point Cadet Corps in inaugura...

H57990 U.S. Copyright Office Title from item. No. 6173. Sold by Universal View Co.

U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

Cadets with hands joined in physical training class. Photoprint copyrighted by Waldon Fawcett. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Universities and Colleges U.S. Milit... more

U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

2 cadets and woman on monument. Photoprint by Frances Benjamin Johnston. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Universities and Colleges U.S. Military Academy 1905; Shelf.

First division of inaugural parade headed by West Point cadets as it formed on Penna. Ave., Washington, D.C., March 4, 1905

First division of inaugural parade headed by West Point cadets as it f...

H57988 U.S. Copyright Office Title from item. No. 6171. Sold by Universal View Co.

[West Point: Cadets pulling large gun up hill]

[West Point: Cadets pulling large gun up hill]

This record contains unverified data from caption card. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Military training; Education, military; Univ. & Colleges.

[West Point: 3 cadets in tent]

[West Point: 3 cadets in tent]

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Military training; Education, military; Univ. & Colleges.

Guard relief - march of West Point cadets

Guard relief - march of West Point cadets

No. 1671-12. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Army, U.S.; Univ. & Colleges.

West Point cadets handling coast defense guns

West Point cadets handling coast defense guns

No. 1083-2. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Education, military; Univ & Colleges; Army, U.S. Art... more

[West Point: Cadets on practice march, Aug. 22, 1907]

[West Point: Cadets on practice march, Aug. 22, 1907]

No. 1671-11. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Military Training; Education, military; Univ. & Colleges.

West Point cadets on march - getting shaved

West Point cadets on march - getting shaved

6 cadets behind wagon, one cadet being shaved by another cadet.

West Point graduation - Gen. Horace Porter, Member of Board for Visitors, addressing cadets; William H. Taft, seated.

West Point graduation - Gen. Horace Porter, Member of Board for Visito...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: BI; Pres. I.; Universities and Colleges West Point 1907-1913; Sh... more

West Point cadets signalling

West Point cadets signalling

No. 1802-8. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Education, military; Univ & Colleges; Army, U.S. Art... more

West Point graduation: Sec'y Dickinson addressing cadets at graduation, 1909.

West Point graduation: Sec'y Dickinson addressing cadets at graduation...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Education, Military; Univ. & Colleges; B.I.