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Architectural drawing for the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Floor plan

[Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building. Second story showing third tier of alcoves]

[Library of Congress ("National Library"), Judiciary Square site, Washington, D.C. Elevation in "Victorian Gothic"]

[Main Reading Room under construction in the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building]

The jury of seven that condemned the Library site

Government

Peace - prosperity

Anarchy

Good administration

Corrupt legislation

Design for Jefferson Building

[Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Plan showing roadway and sidewalk widths]

Excavation of site for the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Excavation of site for the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Excavation of site for the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Excavation of site for the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

[Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Inscriptions for stained glass. Diagrams. Working drawing]

[Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Octagon south. Second story. Brickwork. Plans, sections, and elevations. Working drawing] / Paul F. Pelz, architect.

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Stonework. Exterior balustrade and architectural decorations at attic. Elevation and plan Paul J. Pelz, architect ; Tho. Lincoln Casey, chief of engineers, U.S.A., in charge ; Bernard R. Green, superintendent and engineer

[Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Attic. Brickwork. Plans, sections, and elevations. Working drawing] / Paul F. Pelz, architect.

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Stonework. Exterior wall and elevator shaft. Elevations, section, and plan Paul J. Pelz, architect ; Tho. Lincoln Casey, chief of engineers, U.S.A., in charge ; Bernard R. Green, supt. & engineer

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Brickwork. Interior of southeast pavilion cellar. Elevations and plans Paul J. Pelz, architect ; Bernard R. Green, supt. & engineer

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Stonework. Exterior entrance porch. Elevations and section Paul J. Pelz, architect ; Tho. Lincoln Casey, chief of engineers, U.S.A., in charge ; Bernard R. Green, superintendent & engineer

[Laying of the foundation of the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.]

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Stonework. Exterior colonnade and architectural decorations. Elevations, sections, and plans Paul J. Pelz, architect ; Bernard R. Green, superintendent and engineer

Library of Congress construction

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., August 15, 1890

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 30, 1890

[Construction of the Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, with the Capitol in the background, Washington, D.C.]

[Foundation construction for the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, view from the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.]

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., June 23, 1890

[Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Ironwork. Boiler room. Skylight. Details]

Construction of the Library of Congress, from southwest, Washington, D.C., November 21, 1890

Construction of The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 7, 1890

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., November 21, 1890

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., November 1, 1890

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Brickwork. First story. Sections and plan Paul J. Pelz, architect ; Bernard R. Green, superintendent & engineer

[Builders at work on the rusticated stone walls of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building during its construction; U.S. Capitol in the background]

Construction of the Library of Congress, reading room floor girders, Washington, D.C., Oct. 18, 1890

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Oct. 18, 1890

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Brickwork. First story. Sections and plan Paul J. Pelz, architect ; Bernard R. Green, superintendent & engineer

[Ethnological heads for the Jefferson Building, Library of Congress]

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Oct. 3, 1890

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., June 16, 1891

Construction of the Library of Congress, north front, Washington, D.C., Sept. 16, 1891

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Aug. 8, 1891

Construction of the Northwest Court of the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress

Construction of The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1891.

[Builders at work above the second level of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building during its construction]

[Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Ironwork. Boiler room. Skylight. Plan, section, and details]

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Oct. 17, 1891

Construction of the Library of Congress, N.W. court, Washington, D.C., Oct. 17, 1891

Construction of the Library of Congress, south front, Washington, D.C., Aug. 27, 1891

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Dec. 3, 1891

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Dec. 30, 1891

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Sept. 16, 1891

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 1891

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1891

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Brickwork. Second story. Sections and plan Paul J. Pelz, architect ; Bernard R. Green, superintendent & engineer

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Aug. 8, 1891

Construction of the Library of Congress, from chimney top, Washington, D.C., Dec. 4, 1891

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 1891

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Dec. 3, 1891

Construction of the Library of Congress, north front, Washington, D.C., Sept. 16, 1891

[Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Exterior stonework. Upper attic. Elevations and details]

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Oct. 17, 1891

Construction of the Library of Congress, from S.E. derrick, Washington, D.C., July 18, 1892

[Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Stonework. Attic. South return and courses]

[Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Stonework. Attic. West courses]

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Marblework. Second story. Sections Paul J. Pelz, architect ; Bernard R. Green, superintendent & engineer

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., June 28, 1892

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Nov. 8, 1892

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 18, 1892

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., April 23, 1892

[Men putting in place the keystone of the S.W. clerestory arch of the rotunda of the Library of Congress]

[Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Stonework. Attic. Courses]

[Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Stonework. Attic. Return and course]

S.W. clerestory arch. Rotunda

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Marblework. First story. Sections and plan Paul J. Pelz, architect ; Bernard R. Green, superintendent & engineer

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., June 28, 1892

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., April 23, 1892

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Marblework. First story. Sections Paul J. Pelz, architect ; Bernard R. Green, superintendent & engineer

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Nov. 8, 1892

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Sept. 5, 1893

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., April 19, 1893

[Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Ironwork. Gutter curb on curtains in courts]

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Oct. 12, 1893

[Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Large semi-circular window frames for octagon and attic. Sills and lintels of lantern windows, dome, seat brackets, stacks. Ironwork. Details. Working drawing]

[Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Large semi-circular frames attic octagon. Seat bracket, stacks, sill and lintels, lantern of dome. Ironwork. Details. Working drawing]

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 10, 1893

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Ironwork. Stairway to lantern gallery. Plan, elevations, and sections Bernard R. Green, superintendent & engineer

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Nov. 1, 1893

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Nov. 1, 1893

[Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Copperwork. Cornice and down pipes]

[Construction in interior of the Jefferson Building, Library of Congress]

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Nov. 1, 1893

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Nov. 1, 1893

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 10, 1893

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Sept. 5, 1893

Construction of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Oct. 12, 1893