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Order of procession, in honor of the establishment of the constitution of the United States. To parade precisely at eight o'clock in the morning, of Friday, the 4th of July, 1788, proceeding along Third-street; down Fourth-street to Market-stree

Order of procession, in honor of the establishment of the constitution...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 21386.; 028501 24 Aug. 1943.; Rec. R. B. Aug. 27 1943.; On verso: 0285C1, 24 Aug 43 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and... more

An ode for the 4th of July 1788. [Philadelphia] Printed by M. Carey [1788] [Positive Photostat.].

An ode for the 4th of July 1788. [Philadelphia] Printed by M. Carey [1...

Evans 21346.; See also Constitutional Convention Broadsides no. 14.; On verso, Copy 1 and 2: {stamp} Gift Herbert Putnam Sept 22, 1938. {stamp} ISSUED BY THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION SESQUICENTENNIAL COMM... more

Declaration of American Independence [seal] in Congress, July 4th, 1776. --- text in two columns within ornamental border. [Philadelphia 1800 ?].

Declaration of American Independence [seal] in Congress, July 4th, 177...

On verso: 1300C 23N 60. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 150, Folder 2a.

Funeral thoughts, excited by the death of John Adams and Thos. Jefferson on the Fourth of July, 1826, the jubilee of independence

Funeral thoughts, excited by the death of John Adams and Thos. Jeffers...

Broadside publ. in Boston following the deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, July 4, 1826. Reference copy may be in PRES FILE - Adams, John This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Cap... more

Funeral thoughts, excited by the death of John Adams and Thos. Jefferson, on the fourth of July, 1826, the jubilee of independence ... Boston. Howe & Norton, printers, 14 State Street [1826].

Funeral thoughts, excited by the death of John Adams and Thos. Jeffers...

Imprint 3.; Jefferson, Thomas.; Adams, John. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 54, Folder 2.

Fourth of July ! A meeting of the citizens of Brandon was held at the Inn of A. W. Titus, on the 18th of June, when it was resolved that the approaching anniversary of our national independence should be appropriately commemorated, and that our

Fourth of July ! A meeting of the citizens of Brandon was held at the ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 177, Folder 21.

Toasts for the National Republican Clay celebration of the Fourth of July, 1831 at the City of Washington.

Toasts for the National Republican Clay celebration of the Fourth of J...

Fourth of July celebration. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 194, Folder 13.

Compendious almanac for the year of our Lord 1837. Being the first after bissextile or leap year, and after the fourth of July, the sixty-second of American independence.

Compendious almanac for the year of our Lord 1837. Being the first aft...

Almanac. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 231, Folder 18.

Fourth of July!

Fourth of July!

Broadside announcing Fourth of July celebration in Brandon, Vt. 1837; "Provision will be made for the accomodation and comfort of Revolutionary Soldiers, who are earnestly invited to attend". Reference copy may... more

The American Marseillaise, or voice of the people

The American Marseillaise, or voice of the people

An illustrated sheet music cover for a Whig campaign song, "The American Marseillaise," composed by Benjamin Cahill to mark the July 4, 1844, Boston Clay rally. In keeping with the title and the occasion of the... more

Ode written by Mrs. Balmanno for the fourth of July, 1849. [c. 1849].

Ode written by Mrs. Balmanno for the fourth of July, 1849. [c. 1849].

On verso: So. Dis. N. York, 1849. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 120, Folder 24b.

The Sons of Columbia. A national song. Written for the Fourth of July and set to music by Theodore Ascherfeld, Havre De Grace, Md. / Lith. by Otto Knirsch, Phila.

The Sons of Columbia. A national song. Written for the Fourth of July ...

Music cover showing soldiers on parade, probably in Philadelphia, Pa.

The Fourth of July and the Washington national monument ... Washington, June 17, 1854.

The Fourth of July and the Washington national monument ... Washington...

The Fourth of July and the Washington national monument.; On recto of copy 1, 2, 3 and 4: By Exchange Western Reserve Historcial Society 1923; on recto, copy 2: PN6140I7W6. Page Order: Leaflet Available also ... more

Fourth of July in Dorchester, and Edward Everett. Citizens of Dorchester! ... Dorchester. June 30, 1855.

Fourth of July in Dorchester, and Edward Everett. Citizens of Dorchest...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 62, Folder 7.

Honor to Washington. A national ode

Honor to Washington. A national ode

An elaborate emblem to the memory of George Washington, illustrating the cover of a song in his honor composed by B. A. Burditt. The song, according to the text, was written "Expressly for the celebration of th... more

Fourth of July scene, on Boston Common

Fourth of July scene, on Boston Common

Riotous scene with children playing with firecrackers. Illus. in: "Ballou's Pictorial" 9 July 1859, vol. 17, p. 17 (entire page). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Reference copy may ... more

The Fourth of July. Eighty years ago

The Fourth of July. Eighty years ago

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 4, (1860 July 14), p. 440. Ref. copy in 4412-NE. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

Patriotic songs! These songs of freedom will be sung on the Mall, July 4th, 1861, by a large choir, commencing at 6 1-2 o'clock ... [6 songs].

Patriotic songs! These songs of freedom will be sung on the Mall, July...

Songs.; Handwritten on verso: 21316414 750. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 67, Folder 24.

Fourth of July at Camp Hamilton, near Fortress Monroe

Fourth of July at Camp Hamilton, near Fortress Monroe

Va. - montage of scenes of patriotic celebration: cheering the flag; "5th Reg't N.Y. fireworks; "20th Reg't Turner Rifles - illumination; "2nd Reg't Troy, Col. Carr [giving] oration"; N.Y. Virginia Coast Guard ... more

Head-quarters. Army of the Potomac, Camp near Harrison's Landing, Va., July 4th, 1862. Soldiers of the Army of the Potomac! ... [Signed:] Geo. B. McClellan, Major General Commanding.

Head-quarters. Army of the Potomac, Camp near Harrison's Landing, Va.,...

(Conjugate, on pages [1] and [3] of a fold.; I. McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885.; On verso: Gift George B. McClellan, JR 1951. Page Order: Leaflet Available also through the Library of Congress web site i... more

Union League House, June 25, 1863. Rev. and Dear Sir: The Union League of Philadelphia, as you are probably aware, design celebrating the coming Fourth of July in an appropriate manner ... [Philadelphia 1863].

Union League House, June 25, 1863. Rev. and Dear Sir: The Union League...

Fourth of July celebration. Page Order: Leaflet Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 15... more

Siege of Port Hudson

Siege of Port Hudson

The map shows the Union troops on land and water surrounding Confederate fortifications at Port Hudson, La., on the Mississippi River, approximately 25 miles north of Baton Rouge. The Union XIX Corps under Gen.... more

Philadelphia, June 7th, 1863. Dear Sir: The Union League in Philadelphia, is desirous that the coming fourth of July should be distinguished by a great national celebration, of a character more extensive and imposing than has ever been presented

Philadelphia, June 7th, 1863. Dear Sir: The Union League in Philadelph...

Fourth of July celebration. Page Order: Leaflet Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 15... more

Peace--Fourth of July, 1865

Peace--Fourth of July, 1865

Angel (Peace), bearing olive branch and sheaf of wheat, accompanies returning Civil War soldiers, some of whom are reunited with loved ones.

The Fourth of July in the country / drawn by Charles G. Bush.

The Fourth of July in the country / drawn by Charles G. Bush.

Black(?) man dancing and man playing fiddle, surrounded by group while bearded man speaks from platform in background. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1867 July 6, p. 420.

Goldsmith Maid and American Girl: in the "brush home" of their capital race of six closely contested heats over the Union Course L.I. July 4th 1868

Goldsmith Maid and American Girl: in the "brush home" of their capital...

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 2625

View of Boston, July 4th 1870.

View of Boston, July 4th 1870.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 273 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 100; 651/1

Fourth of July celebration at Woodstock / from a sketch by C.S. Reinhart.

Fourth of July celebration at Woodstock / from a sketch by C.S. Reinha...

Crowd of people listening to Henry Ward Beecher(?) speaking from stage, President Grant and others sitting behind that; Woodstock, Conn. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1870 July 23, p. 477, bottom.

Portraits and autograph signatures of the framers and signers of the Declaration of Independence, Philadelphia, July 4th, 1776 / Thos. Hunter, lith, Philada.

Portraits and autograph signatures of the framers and signers of the D...

Title from item. Copyright 1874 by J. H. Hobart, Jr.

Portraits and autograph signatures of the framers and signers of the Declaration of Independence, Philadelphia, July 4th. 1776 / Thos. Hunter, lith. Philada.

Portraits and autograph signatures of the framers and signers of the D...

Print showing bust portraits of most of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, includes facsimile signatures, vignettes showing the Liberty Bell and military weapons, as well as views of the "State Hou... more

["The day we celebrate" 1876] / painted by F.A. Chapman ; engraved by John C. McRae, N.Y.

["The day we celebrate" 1876] / painted by F.A. Chapman ; engraved by ...

Print shows a large gathering of people picnicking, playing games, and enjoying the Independence Day celebration outdoors among large trees and open lawn, with a distant view of a railroad train passing and of ... more

July 4th, 1876. The centennial celebration in Philadelphia-Richard Henry Lee of Virginia, reading the Declaration of Independence at Independence Square, July 4th / Hyde.

July 4th, 1876. The centennial celebration in Philadelphia-Richard Hen...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1876 July 22, p. 317.

[Illumination of Independence Hall, Philadelphia, during the International Centennial, July 4, 1876]

[Illumination of Independence Hall, Philadelphia, during the Internati...

Wood engraving from a drawing by Schell and Hogan. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly (1876 July 22), p. 593. Reference copy in LOT 4435-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent r... more

[Richard Henry Lee reading the original document of the Declaration of Independence, on the Fourth of July 1876, at Philadelphia]

[Richard Henry Lee reading the original document of the Declaration of...

Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1876 July 29, p. 109. Reference copy in LOT 4435-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Exhibitions; Declaration of Indepe... more

The Glorious Day We Celebrate

The Glorious Day We Celebrate

Composite of caricatures depicting the celebraton of the 4th of July, 1876 and events leading to Independence. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1876 July 15, p. 587. Reference copy may be in LOT 4435A. This record c... more

July 4th, 1876. The Centennial celebration in Philadelphia - The Seventh regiment, N.G.S. N.Y., passing under the arch in Chestnut Street

July 4th, 1876. The Centennial celebration in Philadelphia - The Seven...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1876, July 22, 1876, p. 333.

[Independence Hall, Philadelphia, during the American Centennial Festival, on the Fourth of July 1876]

[Independence Hall, Philadelphia, during the American Centennial Festi...

Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1876 July 22, p. 93. Reference copy in LOT 4435-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Exhibitions; Pennsylvania Philadelp... more

"De jubilee am come"--Fourth of July, 1876 / W.H. Redding, sc. ; drawn by Sol Eytinge, Jun.

"De jubilee am come"--Fourth of July, 1876 / W.H. Redding, sc. ; drawn...

Caricature showing black men dressed as soldiers parading while black women and children look on. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1876 July 15, p. 580.

Inaugurating the glorious Fourth. / drawn by C.S. Reinhart from a sketch by H.N. Cady.

Inaugurating the glorious Fourth. / drawn by C.S. Reinhart from a sket...

Boys loading and firing pistols, blowing horns, and setting off firecrackers on the Fourth of July. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1878 July 13, p. 548, bottom.

The  Glorious fourth of July

The Glorious fourth of July

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Puck's pyrotechnics - Fourth-of-July fireworks free to all / Opper & Co.

Puck's pyrotechnics - Fourth-of-July fireworks free to all / Opper & C...

Print shows a fireworks display with Puck bowing on a stage in front of a "Fan Light" featuring the likenesses of William H. Vanderbilt, Russell Sage, Cyrus W. Field, and Jay Gould; on stage with Puck is a hand... more

Declaration of independence. The unanimous declaration of the thirteen United States of America, in Congress assembled, July 4, 1776. St. Louis. Great Western printing co. [1884].

Declaration of independence. The unanimous declaration of the thirteen...

On verso: {stamp} Property of the Library of Congress. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Por... more

A new declaration of independence in the year 1885 / Gillam.

A new declaration of independence in the year 1885 / Gillam.

Illustration shows President Cleveland standing at a table, his right hand on a long document labeled "Declaration of Independence July 4th 1885" that trails off the table, stating "When, in the course of human... more

3 illus.: 1. Official presentation of the Statue of "Liberty enlightening the world," Paris, July 4th, 1884 - 2. M. Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi [head and shoulders] - 3. Sectional view of statue, showing iron core and braces

3 illus.: 1. Official presentation of the Statue of "Liberty enlighten...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 60 (1885 June 13), p. 1. Reference copy may be available in LOT 4383-A. Caption card tracings: St... more

[Cherub lighting firecracker with torch as stars fly through word "Life"]

[Cherub lighting firecracker with torch as stars fly through word "Lif...

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1932:0042). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as frontispiece in: Life, 8:1 (July 1, 1886).

The Fourth of July in a southern town / W.L.S. ; from a sketch by Horace Bradley.

The Fourth of July in a southern town / W.L.S. ; from a sketch by Hora...

Black people celebrating, eating and drinking, buying and selling notions. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1888 July 7, p. 488.

San Francisco--unvailing [i.e., unveiling] of the Francis Scott Key Monument in the Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, July 4th / / photo. by Taber. The centennial of the settlement of the Northwest Territory--early methods of navigation on the Ohio River, from an old print

San Francisco--unvailing [i.e., unveiling] of the Francis Scott Key Mo...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1888 July 28, p. 377.

"Independence Day" of the future / C.J. Taylor.

"Independence Day" of the future / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows a future 4th of July celebration where women have gained suffrage and equality; it shows young and old women ringing a bell labeled "Equal Rights", as women emerge from underground and participate i... more

Have we improved upon our manner of celebrating the Fourth? looking south on Broadway from corner of Cortlandt Street, 1834 / / drawn by Dan Beard.

Have we improved upon our manner of celebrating the Fourth? looking so...

Crowd of people celebrating the Fourth of July with soldiers on parade, New York City. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1894 July 7, p. 641.

Columbia-Caledonia a Scottish-American song ... James D. Law. Camden, N. J. July 4th 1896.

Columbia-Caledonia a Scottish-American song ... James D. Law. Camden, ...

Title.; Verse.; On verso, Copy 2: p. the author; {stamp} 8434; {stamp} LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, CITY OF WASHINGTON, 1898.; On recto, Copy 2: {stamp} JUN 9 1898. Available also through the Library of Congress web ... more

The boss of the bosses / C.J. Taylor.

The boss of the bosses / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows a fireworks display that forms a chariot or wagon labeled "McKinleyism" driven by "boss" Mark A. "Hanna" with Thomas C. "Platt", Matthew S. "Quay", and Joseph H. "Manley" as chained, submissive, pri... more

A fourth of July celebration under difficulties / Dalrymple.

A fourth of July celebration under difficulties / Dalrymple.

Print shows President McKinley, as a young boy, attempting to light the fuse to a fireworks-rocket labeled "Prosperity" using "McKinley Administration Matches" during a rain storm beneath dark clouds labeled "T... 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

[Manila, P.I., 1899: "Escolta St. on the 4th of July"]

[Manila, P.I., 1899: "Escolta St. on the 4th of July"]

Photograph shows a street scene with U.S. flag on commercial building. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Card no.: 13470. Caption card tracings: Bridges; Flags, U.S.; Holidays; Church... more

July 4th
July 4th
Our young Filipinos in holiday attire at the Fourth of July celebration, Manila, P.I. [holding U.S. flags]

Our young Filipinos in holiday attire at the Fourth of July celebratio...

This record contains unverified data from caption card.

July 4th
July 4th
Chariot race at 4th of July celebration

Chariot race at 4th of July celebration

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Tug-of-war, Fourth of July

Tug-of-war, Fourth of July

Tug of war contest on street in Skagway, Alaska, on the 4th of July showing participants and a large group of spectators. No. 109. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress).

July 4th
Fourth of July, Skagway

Fourth of July, Skagway

View of street in Skagway, Alaska, on the 4th of July showing a group of spectators watching a tug of war contest (not shown). No. 107. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress).

July 4th
July 4th 1901 / K.

July 4th 1901 / K.

Illustration shows 4th of July fireworks spelling out the word "Freedom" above an eagle forming the great seal of the United States hovering over a bird nest with four chicks labeled "Philippines, Cuba, Hawaii,... more

July the 4th 1902 / L.M. Glackens.

July the 4th 1902 / L.M. Glackens.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam hugging a youthful John Bull on the Fourth of July cover, with firecrackers on both sides of the cover image and a remarque across the bottom showing a Revolutionary War soldier sen... more

A false alarm on the fourth / K.

A false alarm on the fourth / K.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam, holding a firecracker, trying to reassure a concerned-looking female figure with wings labeled "Peace" that all the noise she hears is for the celebration of the Fourth of July. Ce... more

Puck July the fourth 1903 / L.M. Glackens.

Puck July the fourth 1903 / L.M. Glackens.

Illustration shows a crowd of people wearing colonial dress gathered around an old man who is firing off a cannon during the Fourth of July celebration, 1903. Title from item. Illus. in: Puck, v. 53, no. 1374 (... more

Pres. Roosevelt's Fourth of July oration /

Pres. Roosevelt's Fourth of July oration /

President Theodore Roosevelt eats and then speaks to a crowd who have gathered to hear him. From another camera position, the crowd bids him farewell as Roosevelt and his party enter a horse-drawn carriage and ... more

Puck July 4th 1904 / Frank A. Nankivell.

Puck July 4th 1904 / Frank A. Nankivell.

Illustration shows two female drummers and a young woman bursting from a firecracker; the title "Puck" is formed from firecrackers. Title from item. Illus. in: Puck, v. 55, no. 1426 (1904 June 29), 4th of July ... more

Puck fourth of July 1905 / Frank A. Nankivell.

Puck fourth of July 1905 / Frank A. Nankivell.

Illustration shows a crowd of people celebrating a spinning firework display showing the head of Uncle Sam at center. Title from item. Illus. in: Puck, v. 57, no. 1478 (1905 June 28), cover. Copyright 1905 by K... more

[American Colony children in Fourth of July pageant, Jerusalem, showing boys lined up holding toy rifles and Anna Grace and Tanetta Vester holding flags]

[American Colony children in Fourth of July pageant, Jerusalem, showin...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Portraits of the Vester and Whiting families and other members of the American Colony (Jerusalem), [p. 20, bottom] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.18415) Forms part ... more

The morning after / Keppler.

The morning after / Keppler.

Illustration shows a bald eagle bruised and battered, standing on a pile of spent fireworks, following the celebration of the fourth of July. Title from item. Illus. in: Puck, v. 57, no. 1479 (1905 July 5), cov... more

The daring ride of Mrs. Eunice (Winkless) Padfield, July 4th 1905

The daring ride of Mrs. Eunice (Winkless) Padfield, July 4th 1905

Photograph shows large crowd of spectators watching Eunice Padfield and horse diving from high tower; animal act possibly taken place in Pueblo, Colorado.

Fate of the Harmless Toy

Fate of the Harmless Toy

This illustration entitled, "Fate of the Harmless Toy", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Post on June 21, 1905, serves to warn of the danger of fireworks as the Fourth of July h... more

The Fourth of July (1) The Day Before

The Fourth of July (1) The Day Before

Child wearing hat, with arms full of fireworks and U.S. flag. Stereo by Universal View Co., copyrighted by E.W. Kelley. No. 6214. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracin... more

The Fourth of July. (1) The day before

The Fourth of July. (1) The day before

Child with flag and fireworks. Stereo copyrighted by E.W. Kelley. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. See variant stereo filed under: Children Misc. 1906. Caption card tracings: Shelf.... more

July 4th

July 4th

Photograph shows little boy holding three large firecrackers and an American flag. Copyright 1906 by F. A. Loumis. Title from item.

[Panorama, crowds at Squires - Burns international contest from centre of ring, Colma, July 4th, 1907]

[Panorama, crowds at Squires - Burns international contest from centre...

H97267 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Miles Brothers; July 11, 1907. Title derived from copyright deposit records. On wooden stand at left: "Miles Bros., the moving picture people, New York and San Francisco."

International contest for the heavyweight championship--Squires vs. Burns, Ocean View, Cal., July 4th, 1907 /

International contest for the heavyweight championship--Squires vs. Bu...

This is an actual film of the heavyweight championship prize fight between Canadian, Tommy Burns (defender) and Australian, Bill Squires. The fight was labeled the shortest and fiercest prize fight on record up... more

Setting 'em off / Frank A. Nankivell.

Setting 'em off / Frank A. Nankivell.

Illustration shows exploding firecrackers labeled "Land Grafter, Congressman, Financier, Senator, Deliberate & Unqualified, Rail Road Pres., Undesirable Citizen, [and] Nature Faker" that were ignited using a "T... more

The annual pleasantry / Keppler.

The annual pleasantry / Keppler.

Illustration shows a fourth of July celebration with a man standing on a large podium reading the "Declaration of Independence" while sandwiched between two large figures wearing robes and crowns labeled "Preda... more

The Day After Quartet

The Day After Quartet

This illustration entitled, "The Day After Quartet", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Evening Star on July 5, 1907, shows a sanitation worker busy at work cleaning up after the ... more

Fourth of July Parade, Mayville, N.D.

Fourth of July Parade, Mayville, N.D.

H113530 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo copyrighted by J.C. Jansrud. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: North Dakota M-; Holidays July 4.; Photog. I.; Parades; Proc... more

Independence day / Keppler.

Independence day / Keppler.

Illustration shows a large hand labeled "Special Privilege" with thumb poised to squash a typical Independence day celebration where a large crowd is listening to a man making a speech from a platform where oth... more

Father will shoot them off / Frank A. Nankivell 1908.

Father will shoot them off / Frank A. Nankivell 1908.

Illustration shows William Jennings Bryan shooting off fireworks labeled "Nomination, Platform, Enthusiasm, Permanent Organization, Keynote, Issues, Nominating Speech, Second Speech, Vice Presidency, Resolution... more

International Ballooning Contest, Aero Park, Chicago, July 4th, 1908

International Ballooning Contest, Aero Park, Chicago, July 4th, 1908

H112250 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright claimant's address: Chicago, New York, Washington. Copyright deposit; Geo. R. Lawrence Co.; July 10, 1908.

The first fourth / L.M. Glackens.

The first fourth / L.M. Glackens.

Illustration shows citizens celebrating the fourth of July by shooting rifles and setting off firecrackers, a man yelling the newspaper headline, and standing at center is an elderly woman wearing a banner that... more