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[Ironclad USS Essex at Baton Rouge, Louisiana]

[Ironclad USS Essex at Baton Rouge, Louisiana]

Probably photographed by McPherson & Oliver. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: The Histor... More

Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway - Mass Indian Hanging in Mankato, Minnesota

Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway - Mass Indian Hanging in Mankato, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: Drawn by W. H. Childs in 1862, this work illustrates the largest mass hanging in American history, when 36 Sioux Indians were executed, ... More

Map of the country tributary to the Northern Pacific Railroad, compiled from English, Canadian, and American official sources and original surveys by Edward H. Knight, Jan. 1st 1871.

Map of the country tributary to the Northern Pacific Railroad, compile...

Map of northwest part of United States and southwest part of Canada showing relief by hachures, drainage, isotherms, the wheat region, cities and towns, forts, routes and trails, the railroad network and the pr... More

[Alexander Hamilton addressing three judges with others looking on in courtroom]

[Alexander Hamilton addressing three judges with others looking on in ...

Picryl description: Public domain photograph of a jury, political committee, politics, and government, no copyright restrictions.

Colorado. The round up, "grub pile"

Colorado. The round up, "grub pile"

Title on inventory list: The round up, grub pile. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "51057". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at http://h... More

Michigan, Quinnesec Falls. Photochrom print, 1880-1890.
Rocky Mountain "Canaries", Vintage Postcard by Detroit Publishing Co.

Rocky Mountain "Canaries", Vintage Postcard by Detroit Publishing Co.

Detroit Publishing Co. no. "51019". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pgz

Niagara Falls from Steel Arch Bridge
Baxter Street in Mulberry Bend

Baxter Street in Mulberry Bend

Riis, Jacob .Mennesker i et gateparti, Lower East Side, New York. Fra publikasjon: Photographer and Citizen, Alland 1974.Positivkopi gelatin, barytt.NMFF.002170

The Mayflower in Plymouth harbor

The Mayflower in Plymouth harbor

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Phelps Hall and gateway, Yale College

Phelps Hall and gateway, Yale College

Copyright 1901 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title on inventory list: Phelps Hall & Gateway, Yale. Similar image in LOT 9071 and caption for (LC-D4-90102) lists title as: [Yale College, Phelps Hall and gateway].... More

Along the shore at Harbor Beach, Michigan
[Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet in canoe, with two other men, 1673]
TR receiving Belgian envoys at Sagamore Hill [1917] /

TR receiving Belgian envoys at Sagamore Hill [1917] /

TR entertains members of the Belgian Mission at Sagamore Hill, Aug. 22, 1917. The mission is headed by Baron Ludovic Moncheur, former Ambassador to the United States and includes General Mathieu Leclercq, Comma... More

Statue of Vice President of Confederacy unveiled in Washington. Scene at the United States Capitol in Washington when the statue to Alexander Hamilton Stephens, Vice President of the Confederacy, was unveiled in Statuary Hall by a delegation from the state of Georgia. Garnett W. Quillian, who presented the statue to Georgia for the donors, is speaking while on the right is Senator William J. Harris and Governor L.G. Hardman of Georgia (on the left)

Statue of Vice President of Confederacy unveiled in Washington. Scene ...

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Cambridge, Massachusetts. Historical marker with trash cans

Cambridge, Massachusetts. Historical marker with trash cans

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Houston artists in front of Project Row House, a public-art project in 22 shotgun houses in the historic Third Ward, Houston, Texas

Houston artists in front of Project Row House, a public-art project in...

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

Full view of oil painting "New Amsterdam" at Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, New York, New York

Full view of oil painting "New Amsterdam" at Alexander Hamilton U.S. C...

Artist: Elmer E. Garnsey, 1912. Dimensions: 4.5' x 9'. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Cred... More

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

Historic courtroom, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, We...

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

Historic buildings in Stockton, Alabama
Historic buildings, 14th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Historic buildings, 14th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of District of Columbia Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Pr... More

Historic mural depicting the Harper Lee novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird" located in Monroeville, Alabama

Historic mural depicting the Harper Lee novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird"...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Petroglyphs at Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park, high above Santa Barbara, California

Petroglyphs at Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park, high above Sa...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The walls of a single small cave carved from towering sandstone boulders contain some of the finest remaining rock art created by Chumash Native Americans... More

"Professor Thaddeus Schmidlap" (historical intrepreter Ross Nelson), the resident snake-oil salesman at the Enchanted Springs Ranch and Old West theme park, special-events venue, and frequent movie and television commercial set in Boerne, Texas, northwest of San Antonio

"Professor Thaddeus Schmidlap" (historical intrepreter Ross Nelson), t...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and P... More

The historic S.T. Schaefer Building, housing offices of the Schulenburg Sticker weekly newspaper in Schulenburg, Texas

The historic S.T. Schaefer Building, housing offices of the Schulenbur...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Sigmund T. Schaefer built the brick building with fanciful, pinnacled rooflines in 1896 to house his hardware and buiding-supply stor... More

Longhorn cattle on the George Ranch Historical Park, a 20,000-acre working ranch in Fort Bend County, Texas, featuring historic homes, costumed interpreters and livestock

Longhorn cattle on the George Ranch Historical Park, a 20,000-acre wor...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The ranch is a living-history partnership of the Fort Bend County Museum Association and The George Foundation that preserves and int... More

Carpenter's Hall, the place of the first Congress.

Carpenter's Hall, the place of the first Congress.

Public domain illustrated book page scan, American, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Hart, John. Paper money. One shilling. Signed

Hart, John. Paper money. One shilling. Signed

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King George the Third.

King George the Third.

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James Barton Longacre - Elbridge Gerry.

James Barton Longacre - Elbridge Gerry.

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William Williams. - Henry Bryan Hall

William Williams. - Henry Bryan Hall

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Sir Joshua Reynolds - William Strahan Esqr.

Sir Joshua Reynolds - William Strahan Esqr.

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The shooting of Major Pitcairn (who had shed the first blood at Lexington) by the colored soldier Salem.

The shooting of Major Pitcairn (who had shed the first blood at Lexing...

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King Charles the Second.

King Charles the Second.

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Governor's House and St. Mather's Meeting House in Holles Street, also looking up George Street, shews part of the Parade and Citadel-Hill at Halifax in Nova Scotia...

Governor's House and St. Mather's Meeting House in Holles Street, also...

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[City of Charleston S. Carolina looking across Cooper's River]

[City of Charleston S. Carolina looking across Cooper's River]

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George Washington; Martha Washington

George Washington; Martha Washington

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View of the City of New York, as it appeared from Weehawk...the Night of the Fire, Wednesday December 16th 1835

View of the City of New York, as it appeared from Weehawk...the Night ...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a historic building in New York City, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Metropolitan Police Head Quarters, Mulberry Street, near Bleecker St.

Metropolitan Police Head Quarters, Mulberry Street, near Bleecker St.

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Old Bridewell

Old Bridewell

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Residnence of John Edwards, scale beam manufacturer west side of Green St. near Spring St. 1864

Residnence of John Edwards, scale beam manufacturer west side of Green...

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Thomas Cranmer.

Thomas Cranmer.

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Henry Bryan Hall - Rochambeau

Henry Bryan Hall - Rochambeau

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Richard Montgomery

Richard Montgomery

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Stone Bridge Tavern and Garden, Canal St. and Broadway, N.Y. 1812.

Stone Bridge Tavern and Garden, Canal St. and Broadway, N.Y. 1812.

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Pike's Peak Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Pike's Peak Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Historic Sites Public domain photograph of painting, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Lincoln Douglas Debates 1958 issue-4c

Lincoln Douglas Debates 1958 issue-4c

Lincoln-Douglas Debates, 1958 American Civil War commemorative issue. The rectangular banner says, with quotation marks,"Westward the star of empire takes its way:The girls link on to LincolnTheir mothers wer... More

A first book in American history with European beginnings (1921) (14595945238)

A first book in American history with European beginnings (1921) (1459...

Identifier: firstbookinameri01sout (find matches) Title: A first book in American history with European beginnings Year: 1921 (1920s) Authors: Southworth, Mrs. Gertrude Van Duyn, 1874- Subjects: Publisher: ... More

The journal of American history (1909) (14782437344)

The journal of American history (1909) (14782437344)

Identifier: journalofamerica00mill (find matches) Title: The journal of American history Year: 1909 (1900s) Authors: Miller, Francis Trevelyan, 1877-1959 Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Lincoln, Abrah... More

Mississippi cotton gin at Dahomey. Photochrom print, 1880-1890.
Genl. Andrew Jackson, 1828. Protector & defender of beauty & booty, Orleans / painted by J. Wood ; engraved on steel by C.G. Childs, Philadelphia.

Genl. Andrew Jackson, 1828. Protector & defender of beauty & booty, Or...

Print shows a campaign portrait of Andrew Jackson issued during the presidential election of 1828. An oval bust portrait of Jackson is surrounded by the words "Protector & Defender of Beauty & Booty. Orleans," ... More

The Old State House, Boston. Photochrom print, 1880-1890.

The Old State House, Boston. Photochrom print, 1880-1890.

Historic Sites The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is the federal agency responsible for the maintenance, operation, development, and preservation of the United States Capitol Complex, which includes the U.S. C... More

The Plains of Abraham, near Quebec.

The Plains of Abraham, near Quebec.

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[John Adams.]

[John Adams.]

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The repeal, or the funeral procession of Miss America-Stamp.

The repeal, or the funeral procession of Miss America-Stamp.

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Elias Boudinot, L.L.D.

Elias Boudinot, L.L.D.

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James Barton Longacre - Andrew Jackson, President of the United States.

James Barton Longacre - Andrew Jackson, President of the United States...

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Your most obedient and very humble servant Sam. Adams.

Your most obedient and very humble servant Sam. Adams.

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Brig. Gen. Daniel Morgan.

Brig. Gen. Daniel Morgan.

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Thomas Paine.

Thomas Paine.

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The announcement of the Declaration of Independence [State House, Philadelphia].

The announcement of the Declaration of Independence [State House, Phil...

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The royal family of England in the year 1787.

The royal family of England in the year 1787.

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James Barton Longacre - William C. C. Claiborne.

James Barton Longacre - William C. C. Claiborne.

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The Battle of Germantown (Chew's House).

The Battle of Germantown (Chew's House).

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[George Walton.]

[George Walton.]

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Jacques Cartier.

Jacques Cartier.

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Major Gen. Eyre Massey, Baron Clarina Colonel of the 27th Foot, 1719-1804.

Major Gen. Eyre Massey, Baron Clarina Colonel of the 27th Foot, 1719-1...

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Col. Washington at the Battle of Cowpens

Col. Washington at the Battle of Cowpens

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Battle of Trenton

Battle of Trenton

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Benjamin Franklin, David Martin

Benjamin Franklin, David Martin

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[George III.]

[George III.]

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Lieut. Col. Tarlton

Lieut. Col. Tarlton

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Donatien Le Ray de Chaumont

Donatien Le Ray de Chaumont

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Picryl description: Public domain image of a ship hull, port, harbor, water way, maritime architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

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Court of the West India Company's House on the Cingal, Amsterdam

Court of the West India Company's House on the Cingal, Amsterdam

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Old Kennedy house (Washington's headquarters) and Watts mansion

Old Kennedy house (Washington's headquarters) and Watts mansion

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Cyrus W. Field

Cyrus W. Field

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Old Dutch house, Kips Bay, New-York.

Old Dutch house, Kips Bay, New-York.

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Yale College and state house, New Haven, Connecticut.

Yale College and state house, New Haven, Connecticut.

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Robert Morris.

Robert Morris.

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[Lord Baltimore.]

[Lord Baltimore.]

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Gov. Thomas Nelson, Yorktown, York County, Virginia. Signer of the Declaration of Independence, 4th July, 1776.

Gov. Thomas Nelson, Yorktown, York County, Virginia. Signer of the Dec...

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Document, Thomas Addis Emmet collection
U.S.S. Cairo Ironclad, Vicksburg, Warren County, MS

U.S.S. Cairo Ironclad, Vicksburg, Warren County, MS

STORED OFF SITE AND ON SITE. mchr Significance: Built by James B. Eads for use on western rivers, Cairo was commissioned in January 1862 and was one of seven City Class ironclad gunboats, all of a uniform desig... More

Mulberry Street, New York City. Photochrom print, 1880-1890.
[James River, Va. Deck and turret of U.S.S. Monitor seen from the bow (i.e. stern)]

[James River, Va. Deck and turret of U.S.S. Monitor seen from the bow ...

Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy -- the Federal Navy, 1861-1865.

The death of General Wolfe / painted by B. West, historical painter to His Majesty ; engraved by Wm. Woollett, engraver to His Majesty.

The death of General Wolfe / painted by B. West, historical painter to...

Print shows Gen. James Wolfe, lying mortally wounded on field, surrounded by soldiers and a Native, during the siege of Quebec in 1759. At head of title: To the King's most excellent Majesty. This plate.... Ca... More

The Federalist: A Collection of essays, written in favour of the new Constitution, as agreed upon by the Federal convention, September 17, 1787, in two volumes.  Vol. 2.

The Federalist: A Collection of essays, written in favour of the new C...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. First complete edition. cf. The Federalist ... [ed.] by Henry B. Dawson. New York, 1863. Introduction: p. xxiii, lv-lxiii. Vol. 1: vi, 227, [1... More

Franklin, Benjamin

Franklin, Benjamin

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Benjamin Franklin medal

Benjamin Franklin medal

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Admiral Farragut and Captain Drayton on deck of U.S. frigate Hartford

Admiral Farragut and Captain Drayton on deck of U.S. frigate Hartford

No. 3169. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948. The albumen silver print is a photographic printing process that was widely used in the 19th century. It involves coating paper support with a mixture of egg whites a... More

Six lectures by Mr. John Fiske, on scenes and characters in American history, at the Old South Meeting House on Saturday mornings at 11 o'clock, beginning November 10, 1888

Six lectures by Mr. John Fiske, on scenes and characters in American h...

Picryl description: Public domain historical photo of the address side of postcard, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Apache from "The Indian Wars of the United States from the first settlement at Jamestown in 1607 to the close of the great uprising of 1890-91 ... Illustrated"

Apache from "The Indian Wars of the United States from the first settl...

This image has been taken from scan 000415 from "The Indian Wars of the United States from the first settlement at Jamestown in 1607 to the close of the great uprising of 1890-91 ... Illustrated". The title and... More

Cowboy throwing lariat view, photochrome print postcard.

Cowboy throwing lariat view, photochrome print postcard.

Detroit Publishing Co. no. "51056". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pgz

St. Philip's Church, Charleston, S.C. view, photochrome print postcard.

St. Philip's Church, Charleston, S.C. view, photochrome print postcard...

Detroit Publishing Co. no. "51295". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. General information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pgz

Homestake Mine, South Dakota view, photochrome print postcard.

Homestake Mine, South Dakota view, photochrome print postcard.

Copyright 1900 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title on inventory list: Homestake Mine. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53472". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Print C... More

The Walk at We-Que-Ton-Sing, Michigan
NMFF_003388

NMFF_003388

Riis, Jacob .Skolebarn, New York. Fra publikasjon: Photographer and Citizen, Alland 1974.Positivkopi gelatin, barytt.12,0x15,8 cm.NMFF.003388

On the Miami River view, photochrome print postcard.

On the Miami River view, photochrome print postcard.

Copyright 1900 by Detroit Photographic Co. Caption for similar image (LC-D4-5825) lists title as: [Miami River evening]. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53511". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More inf... More

"Sautig the flag in the Mott Street Industrial School"

"Sautig the flag in the Mott Street Industrial School"

Riis, Jacob .Skolejenter Mott Street Industriskole, New York. Fra publikasjon: Photographer and Citizen, Alland 1974.Positivkopi gelatin, barytt.12,1x15,8.NMFF.003386

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