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Double-Edged Bannerstone, Archaic America
Notched Ovate Bannerstone, Archaic America
Auctoritas (Papal authority) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 158v

Auctoritas (Papal authority) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 158v

Detail of a historiated initial 'A'(utoritas) of a pope with a sealed document and a man kneeling before him. Image taken from f. 158v of Omne Bonum (Circumcisio-Dona Spiritui Sancti). Written in Latin.

A Kneeling King of France Holding the Scepters of Royal Authority

A Kneeling King of France Holding the Scepters of Royal Authority

Jean Boucher (French, Bourges 1568/75–1633)

A Kneeling King of France Holding the Scepters of Royal Authority
The London Gazette: Published by authority. From Thursday February 5th to Monday February 9th 1684 … Printed by Thomas Newcomb in the Savoy 1684. And Reprinted at Boston in New-England by Samuel Green, 1685.

The London Gazette: Published by authority. From Thursday February 5th...

Positive Photostat.; Announces the death of King Charles II. 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;... More

Head (Uhunmwun Elao), Benin Kingdom
From the London Gazette published by authority. From Tuesday November 23. To Saturday November 27, 1714. By the King, a proclamation. Declaring His Majesty’s pleasure for continuing the officers in His Majesty’s plantations, till His Majesty’s p

From the London Gazette published by authority. From Tuesday November ...

Positive Photostat.; Proclamation.; Not in Evans. 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 ... More

By His Excellency Joseph Dudley Esq. Captain General and Governor in chief, in and over his province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England a proclamation requiring all persons being in office of authority or government at the of the late Queen
New York Mayor's Court. William Trusdell against Francis Harison, Esq. For arresting, imprisoning and keeping the Plaintif Ten weeks in prison, at the suit of Joseph Weldon, without authority ... [Dated New York, August 25th, 1733].

New York Mayor's Court. William Trusdell against Francis Harison, Esq....

Positive Photostat. 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 102, Folder 36.

A letter to his most Excellent Majesty, George the third, King of Great-Britain, France, and Ireland, and Emperor of North America, &c. May it please your Majesty. [Asserting that Parliament has usurped his authority by imposing taxes upon the c

A letter to his most Excellent Majesty, George the third, King of Grea...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 10118.; On verso, Piece 1: NY 1765 66 S.; On verso, Piece 2: Gift Albert C. Read, Mar 19, 1943. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile pa... More

[Title page, with no illus. of James Wilson, Considerations on the nature and extent of the legislative authority of the British Parliament, Phila., W. and T. Bradford, 1774]
In Congress, June 29, 1779. As Congress are bound by every motive of policy and of public & private justice to maintain the credit of the paper money emitted by their authority on the faith of the United States [Resolutions to borrow twenty mill

In Congress, June 29, 1779. As Congress are bound by every motive of p...

Imprint 3.; U. S. Continental Congress 1779.; Loans.; On verso: On public service to the Honorable Benjamin Bellowr Walpole. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile p... More

Pennsylvania ss. [Arms] In the name and by the authority of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. By Thomas Mifflin, Governor of the said commonwealth, a proclamation. Whereas it appears in and by a proclamation of the President of the United States

Pennsylvania ss. [Arms] In the name and by the authority of the Common...

Proclamation.; Imprint 2.; Not in Evans. 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 148, Folder 20.

Principles and course of proceeding, with regard to the disposition of the monies borrowed abroad by virtue of the acts of the 4th and 12th of August, as to the point of authority. Alexander Hamilton, secretary of the Treasury. Philadelphia, Apr

Principles and course of proceeding, with regard to the disposition of...

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 220, Folder 5a.

Fee bill ------ Law of Massachusetts ---- Published by authority. Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six. An act, establishing and regulating the fees of the several officers, and other

Fee bill ------ Law of Massachusetts ---- Published by authority. Comm...

Not in Ford.; Imprint 3.; On verso: 158. 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 45, Folder 1.

Unknown to Unknown, February 11, 1801, Copy of Letter written "at Dillenburg near Marburg" on a Proposal to Establish "three colonies under the authority of the US peopled with emigrants from Germany"

Unknown to Unknown, February 11, 1801, Copy of Letter written "at Dill...

Copy of Letter written "at Dillenburg near Marburg" on a Proposal to Establish "three colonies under the authority of the US peopled with emigrants from Germany"

Chair (Kiti Cha Enzi)
State of New Hampshire. By the Governor. A proclamation. It has been customary for the citizens of this state, at the recommendation of the supreme executive authority, to set apart a certain day near the close of the year for the purpose of pub
Pennsylvania, ss. In the name and by the authority of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, By Simon Snyder, Governor of the said Commonwealth, A proclamation ... I the said Simon Snyder, have deemed it expedient to issue this proclamation. Hereby c
By authority of the State of New-Jersey. Queen's College lottery, No. III [blank ticket] New-Brunswick, June, 1814.

By authority of the State of New-Jersey. Queen's College lottery, No. ...

Lottery.; Imprint 2. 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 99, Folder 14.

By authority of Congress, and of the state of Maryland. Washington canal lottery. Third class. This ticket will entitle the bearer to such prize as may be drawn to its number, of demanded within twelve months after the draiwng is finished; subje

By authority of Congress, and of the state of Maryland. Washington can...

Contains cut of Capitol. 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 191, Folder 14a.

Persia from "Narrative of the Chinese Embassy to the Khan of the Tourgouth Tartars in the years 1712, 13, 14 & 15; by the Chinese Ambassador (Tu-li-Shin) and published by the Emperor's authority at Pekin. Translated from the Chinese, and accompanied by an appendix of miscellaneous translations by Sir G. T. Staunton"

Persia from "Narrative of the Chinese Embassy to the Khan of the Tourg...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "Narrative of the Chinese Embassy to the Khan of the Tourgouth Tartars in the years 1712, 13, 14 & 15; by the Chinese Ambassador (Tu-li-Shin) and published by the... More

Huzza! for Gen. Jackson !! Undeniable and conclusive reasons why General Jackson should be elected President of the United States, founded on the most unquestionable authority, and selected from high-minded, consistent, and republican authors. [

Huzza! for Gen. Jackson !! Undeniable and conclusive reasons why Gener...

Jackson Andrew. 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 229, Folder 10.

To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives in General court assembled. The petition of the undersigned respectfully prays, that they and their associates may be incorporated under the authority of the Commonwealth, with authority to la
Mainistir na Búille from "The History of Ireland, from the earliest period to the year 1245, when the Annals of Boyle, which are adopted and embodied as the running text authority, terminate: with a brief essay on the native annalists, and other sources for illustrating Ireland, and full statistical and historical notices of the Barony of Boyle. [With a “Catalogue of the manuscript indexes and compilations of John D'Alton, etc.”]"

Mainistir na Búille from "The History of Ireland, from the earliest pe...

This image has been taken from scan 000094 from volume 01 of "The History of Ireland, from the earliest period to the year 1245, when the Annals of Boyle, which are adopted and embodied as the running text auth... More

13th century from "The History of Ireland, from the earliest period to the year 1245, when the Annals of Boyle, which are adopted and embodied as the running text authority, terminate: with a brief essay on the native annalists, and other sources for illustrating Ireland, and full statistical and historical notices of the Barony of Boyle. [With a “Catalogue of the manuscript indexes and compilations of John D'Alton, etc.”]"

13th century from "The History of Ireland, from the earliest period to...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from volume 02 of "The History of Ireland, from the earliest period to the year 1245, when the Annals of Boyle, which are adopted and embodied as the running text auth... More

Kilronan Castle from "The History of Ireland, from the earliest period to the year 1245, when the Annals of Boyle, which are adopted and embodied as the running text authority, terminate: with a brief essay on the native annalists, and other sources for illustrating Ireland, and full statistical and historical notices of the Barony of Boyle. [With a “Catalogue of the manuscript indexes and compilations of John D'Alton, etc.”]"

Kilronan Castle from "The History of Ireland, from the earliest period...

This image has been taken from scan 000231 from volume 01 of "The History of Ireland, from the earliest period to the year 1245, when the Annals of Boyle, which are adopted and embodied as the running text auth... More

Ardcarne Church from "The History of Ireland, from the earliest period to the year 1245, when the Annals of Boyle, which are adopted and embodied as the running text authority, terminate: with a brief essay on the native annalists, and other sources for illustrating Ireland, and full statistical and historical notices of the Barony of Boyle. [With a “Catalogue of the manuscript indexes and compilations of John D'Alton, etc.”]"

Ardcarne Church from "The History of Ireland, from the earliest period...

This image has been taken from scan 000162 from volume 01 of "The History of Ireland, from the earliest period to the year 1245, when the Annals of Boyle, which are adopted and embodied as the running text auth... More

By the President of the United States of America. A proclamation. Whereas the Congress of the United States, by virtue of the constitutional authority vested in them, have declared by their act, bearing date this day, that "by the act of the Rep

By the President of the United States of America. A proclamation. Wher...

On verso, Copy 1: 2.96.245,12 09-83-467-1; Copy 2: 09-83-467.2. 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. 2 d... More

map from "Diagrams of the parish of Saint Mary Abbotts, Kensington: published under the authority of the Board of Trustees, October 1846"

map from "Diagrams of the parish of Saint Mary Abbotts, Kensington: pu...

This image has been taken from scan 000161 from "Diagrams of the parish of Saint Mary Abbotts, Kensington: published under the authority of the Board of Trustees, October 1846". The title and subject terms of t... More

Map from "Diagrams of the parish of Saint Mary Abbotts, Kensington: published under the authority of the Board of Trustees, October 1846"

Map from "Diagrams of the parish of Saint Mary Abbotts, Kensington: pu...

This image has been taken from scan 000099 from "Diagrams of the parish of Saint Mary Abbotts, Kensington: published under the authority of the Board of Trustees, October 1846". The title and subject terms of t... More

In the name and by the authority of the Commonwealth of Penn'a William F. Packer, Governor of the said Commonwealth a proclamation. Whereas, in and by an act of General Assembly of this Commonwealth, passed the 15th day of April, A. D. 1851, ent

In the name and by the authority of the Commonwealth of Penn'a William...

Gift. Estate of Mrs. H. P. Read. Feb. 23 `42.; Rec. R. B. 3-9-43.; On verso: Gift, Sarah Mesrall, Jan. 7, 1954. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images an... More

Andrew Porter to Army of Potomac Headquarters, Monday, September 16, 1861  (Authority of provost marshal in Washington)
Illustrative map of battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th & 30th, 1862, in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va. : of counsel for the government, chiefly from the survey made under the authority of the Hon. G.W. McCrary, Secretary of War.

Illustrative map of battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th & 30th, 1862, ...

Covers Manassas and vicinity. Relief shown by contours and hachures. At head of title: No. 1. Folding map from: Argument of Asa Bird Gardner, counsel for government, after conclusion of the evidence in the case... More

+ John. By the grace of God, and the authority of the Holy See, Bishop of Buffalo. To the dearly beloved faithful laity of the diocese, health and benediction ... we beg of you, for Christ's sake, and for the sake of all that you love in heaven
Edwin D. Morgan to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, July 01, 1863  (Writes in favor of giving McClellan authority to raise troops in New York)
Sheet No. 1. Map of the Battle Field of Chickamauga, September 19th, 1863, Between the United States Forces commanded by Maj. Gen. W. S. Rosecrans and the Confederate Army under Gen. Braxton Bragg. Compiled under the direction of Col. W. E. Merrill, Chief Engr., Dept. of the Cumberland, by Edward Ruger...Published by authority of the Hon. Secretary of War in the Office of the Chief of Engineers, U. S. Army.
To the Honorable the Senate and House of representatives of the United States: The undersigned, by authority of the Board of directors of the American colonization society ... respectfully submit to your body the following statement and petition

To the Honorable the Senate and House of representatives of the United...

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 205, Folder 24a.

[Jupiter, clutching thunderbolts and carrying a shield, descends to earth on the back of an eagle; he strikes down with the thunderbolts figures representative of authority and folly] / lith. of F. Heppenheimer & Co., N.Y.
List of letters sent: 1) Colonial Secretary requesting authority to employ Mr McKay to assist in exploring Mt Rockfort Coal Field, 2) Authority to expense of 80 pounds in examining district between Nelson & Westport (field expenses)s & Memo to Mr Gibson about Beetroot paper and Iron sand
Battlefield in front of Franklin, Tenn. where the United States Forces, consisting of the 4th. & 23d. Corps and the Cavalry Corps M.D.M., all under the command of Maj. Gen'l J.M. Schofield, severely repulsed the Confederate Army, commanded by Lt. Gen'l Hood, November 30th, 1864 : published by authority of the Ho. Secretary of War in the Office of the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, 1874 /

Battlefield in front of Franklin, Tenn. where the United States Forces...

Relief shown by hachures. Indicates troop positions, roads, railraod, houses, names of residents, fences, drainage, and vegetation. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 425 Description derived from published bibliograp... More

Battlefield in front of Franklin, Tenn. where the United States Forces, consisting of the 4th. & 23d. Corps and the Cavalry Corps M.D.M., all under the command of Maj. Gen'l J.M. Schofield, severely repulsed the Confederate Army, commanded by Lt. Gen'l Hood, November 30th, 1864 : published by authority of the Ho. Secretary of War in the Office of the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, 1874 /

Battlefield in front of Franklin, Tenn. where the United States Forces...

Relief shown by hachures. Indicates troop positions, roads, railraod, houses, names of residents, fences, drainage, and vegetation. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 424 Description derived from published bibliograp... More

Robe (Boubou Lomasa), Northern Africa and the Sahel
Illustrative map of battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th & 30th, 1862, in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va. : of counsel for the government, chiefly from the survey made under the authority of the Hon. G. W. McCrary, Secretary of War.

Illustrative map of battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th & 30th, 1862, ...

Scale ca. 1:22,500. LC copy annotated in ink on verso: Maj. Gardner's map, adopted by Gen. Logan & by Gen. Cox. Relief shown by contours and hachures. "No. 1." "W. Boell, photo-lih. [sic] Phila." LC Civil War m... More

[Hedwig Heyl, German home economics authority, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left] / Frau E. Vogelsang.

[Hedwig Heyl, German home economics authority, head-and-shoulders port...

Title devised by Library staff. Written on verso: Mrs. Hedwig Heyl (Germ.) Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

Eastern Asylum for the Insane from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of the State by Frederick Morley. ... Second edition. [With a map.]"

Eastern Asylum for the Insane from "Michigan and its resources. ... Co...

This image has been taken from scan 000101 from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of the State by Frederick Morley. ... Second edition. [With a map.]". The title and subject terms of thi... More

public school from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of the State by Frederick Morley. ... Second edition. [With a map.]"

public school from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under aut...

This image has been taken from scan 000085 from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of the State by Frederick Morley. ... Second edition. [With a map.]". The title and subject terms of thi... More

University of Michigan from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of the State by Frederick Morley. ... Second edition. [With a map.]"

University of Michigan from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled ...

This image has been taken from scan 000089 from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of the State by Frederick Morley. ... Second edition. [With a map.]". The title and subject terms of thi... More

map from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of the State by Frederick Morley. ... Second edition. [With a map.]"

map from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of ...

This image has been taken from scan 000046 from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of the State by Frederick Morley. ... Second edition. [With a map.]". The title and subject terms of thi... More

A Michigan School House -- Public Graded School, Flint from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of the State by Frederick Morley. ... Second edition. [With a map.]"

A Michigan School House -- Public Graded School, Flint from "Michigan ...

This image has been taken from scan 000082 from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of the State by Frederick Morley. ... Second edition. [With a map.]". The title and subject terms of thi... More

Michigan from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of the State by Frederick Morley. ... Second edition. [With a map.]"

Michigan from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authorit...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of the State by Frederick Morley. ... Second edition. [With a map.]". The title and subject terms of thi... More

public school from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of the State by Frederick Morley. ... Second edition. [With a map.]"

public school from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under aut...

This image has been taken from scan 000083 from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of the State by Frederick Morley. ... Second edition. [With a map.]". The title and subject terms of thi... More

Michigan State Agricultural College from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of the State by Frederick Morley. ... Second edition. [With a map.]"

Michigan State Agricultural College from "Michigan and its resources. ...

This image has been taken from scan 000093 from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of the State by Frederick Morley. ... Second edition. [With a map.]". The title and subject terms of thi... More

map from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of the State by Frederick Morley. ... Second edition. [With a map.]"

map from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of ...

This image has been taken from scan 000047 from "Michigan and its resources. ... Compiled under authority of the State by Frederick Morley. ... Second edition. [With a map.]". The title and subject terms of thi... More

Quarantine proclamation by the governor of Texas. No. 1. 1884. To all whom these presents may come. Be it known that I, Jno. Ireland, governor of the State of Texas, by the authority vested in me by the laws of this State, do hereby declare that

Quarantine proclamation by the governor of Texas. No. 1. 1884. To all ...

Proclamation.; On verso, copy 1: {stamp} LIBRARY DEPARTMENT OF STATE Aug 8 1884 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplic... More

Map of Norfolk County, Va. : made for and published by authority of the Board of Supervisors /

Map of Norfolk County, Va. : made for and published by authority of th...

Shows names of some residents. Oriented with north to left. Norfolk County was a county of the South Hampton Roads in eastern Virginia, created in 1691. After the Civil War, portions of Norfolk County were lost... More

map from "The Republic of Uruguay. The country in the Paris Exhibition. General description and statistical data. 1888-89. Issued by authority of the Consulate General, London, etc. [With maps and illustrations.]"

map from "The Republic of Uruguay. The country in the Paris Exhibition...

This image has been taken from scan 000143 from "The Republic of Uruguay. The country in the Paris Exhibition. General description and statistical data. 1888-89. Issued by authority of the Consulate General, Lo... More

map from "The Republic of Uruguay. The country in the Paris Exhibition. General description and statistical data. 1888-89. Issued by authority of the Consulate General, London, etc. [With maps and illustrations.]"

map from "The Republic of Uruguay. The country in the Paris Exhibition...

This image has been taken from scan 000145 from "The Republic of Uruguay. The country in the Paris Exhibition. General description and statistical data. 1888-89. Issued by authority of the Consulate General, Lo... More

map from "The Republic of Uruguay. The country in the Paris Exhibition. General description and statistical data. 1888-89. Issued by authority of the Consulate General, London, etc. [With maps and illustrations.]"

map from "The Republic of Uruguay. The country in the Paris Exhibition...

This image has been taken from scan 000047 from "The Republic of Uruguay. The country in the Paris Exhibition. General description and statistical data. 1888-89. Issued by authority of the Consulate General, Lo... More

Sectional map of the state of North Dakota published by authority of the commissioners of railroads under the direction of the governor; drawn and compiled from official maps of the General Land Office and other authentic sources.

Sectional map of the state of North Dakota published by authority of t...

Township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, military and Indian reservations, and the operating and proposed railroads with names along the lines. Scale 1:443,520. LC Railroa... More

Uncle Sam's monetary brains. Washington, D.C., Jan. 7. The government's experts on money matters met with Senate and House leaders today to discuss legislation to be submitted to the 75th session of Congress. A discussion was made at the conference to extend the life of important federal monetary lending agencies, and also, to move in giving the President authority to discontinue the R.F.C. at anytime the conditions warrant. In the photograph, left to right: Jesse Jones, Chairman of the Treasury; Senator Pat Harrison, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee; and Marriner Eccles, Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board
The sword ceremony - signifying the husband's authority - a wedding, Ramallah, Palestine

The sword ceremony - signifying the husband's authority - a wedding, R...

Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. No. 4. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ph. Ind; Weddings; Arabs; Geogr.

Chief Counsel. Washington, D.C., Nov. 15. Francis Biddle, Chief Counsel for the Joint Congressional Committee Investigating the Tennessee Valley Authority, pictured as he questioned witnesses today when the public hearings were resumed
Praises work of TVA in combating disease. Washington, D.C., Nov. 15. Surgeon General Thomas Parran was the first witness today as the Joint Congressional Committee Investigating the Tennessee Valley Authority resumed it's public hearing at the Capitol. While praising the TVA for the work it has done in combating disease, Dr. Parran termed the south 'the nation's no. 1 health problem.' He said the south had the 'fewest physicians' per capita, the fewest hospitals, and the highest death rate
South nation's No. 1 health problem Surgeon General tells congressional committee. Washington, D.C., Nov. 15. In this huddle discussing health problems facing the TVA are Senator Vic Donahey, democrat, Chairman of the Joint Congressional Committee Investigating the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Surgeon General Thomas Parran, right, who was the first witness as the Committee resumed public hearings today. While terming the south the national's No. 1 health problem, Dr. Parran praised the TVA for the work it has done in combating disease
Tennessee Governor urges passage of Norris Bill. Washington, D.C., May 17. Governor Prentice Cooper, of Tennessee, today told a House Military Affairs Subcommittee considering a bill which would permit the Tennessee Valley Authority to take over facilities was sound 'from every national, state, and local viewpoint.' He urged immediate passage of the Norris Bill amendment
New member of Civil Aeronautics Authority assumes post. Washington, D.C., May 6. Edward P. Warner, recently appointed a member of the Civil Aeronautics Authority, today took the oath of office and assumed the new post. He is pictured with Robert H. Hinckley, right, chairman of the authority. Warner is a former assistant secretary of navy for aeronautics
In the name and by the authority of the Territory of Oklahoma. Executive department. Thanksgiving proclamation ... I recommend that Thursday, November 27th, 1902. be observed as a day set apart for devotion and thanksgiving ... Done at Guthrie,

In the name and by the authority of the Territory of Oklahoma. Executi...

Thanksgiving proclamation. 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 139, Folder 4.

State of Michigan. Executive department. A proclamation by the Governor. To the people of the State of Michigan, Greeting: Acting under the authority of concurrent resolution No. Ten of the public acts of 1901, I hereby request that Sunday June

State of Michigan. Executive department. A proclamation by the Governo...

Proclamation. 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 84, Folder 20.

A proclamation by the Governor. Arbor day, 1903. To the people of the State of Michigan, Greeting: Acting under authority vested in the Executive, I do hereby proclaim Friday, April 24, 1903 as Arbor day ... Signed A. T. Bliss, Governor. [Lansin

A proclamation by the Governor. Arbor day, 1903. To the people of the ...

Proclamation. 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 84, Folder 19.

In the name and by authority of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Executive Department. Proclamation ... do hereby set apart Thursday, November 26th, as a day for giving thanks and praise to the Lord ... Given under my hand ... this fifth day of

In the name and by authority of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Exec...

Thanksgiving proclamation. 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 161, Folder 6.

In the name and by authority of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Executive department. Proclamation ... do hereby designate and proclaim Friday, the eighth day of April, and Friday the twenty-seventh day of April A. D. 1904 to be observed as Ar

In the name and by authority of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Exec...

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 161, Folder 7.

In the name and by authority of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Proclamation. ... do hereby set apart Thursday, November 29th, as a day to render humble and hearty thanks to the Lord for His infinite goodness and mercy ... Given under my hand
In the name and by authority of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Proclamation ... do hereby designate and set apart Thursday, November 28, 1907 as a day for thanksgiving and prayer ... Given under my hand ... this sixth day of November, in the

In the name and by authority of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Proc...

Thanksgiving proclamation. 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 161, Folder 12.

In the name and by authority of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Executive department. Proclamation ... do hereby set apart Thursday, November 26th as a day for giving thanks amd praise to the Lord for His infinite goodness and mercy ... Given

In the name and by authority of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Exec...

Thanksgiving proclamation. 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 161, Folder 16.

Conflict of authority / K.

Conflict of authority / K.

Illustration shows the Democratic donkey recklessly driving an automobile labeled "Democratic Party", bearing down on the Republican elephant labeled "G.O.P." standing in the middle of the roadway; an arm label... More

[Emily Price Post, American writer and authority on etiquette, three-quarter length portrait, facing front] / Marceau, New York.
In the name and by authority of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Executive department. Proclamation ... I hereby designate Friday, April 16th and Friday, April 23, 1915, as Arbor days ... Martin G. Brumbaugh.

In the name and by authority of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Exec...

On verso of front cover: {stamp}, D. of D. Apr 23 1915 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; Port... More

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - The American Red Cross in Italy. American Red Cross officer in a front line trench in Italy consulting with Italian military authority as to the establishment of a rolling canteen to supply hot and cold drinks and food to Italian soldiers in action

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - The American Red Cross in Italy. ...

Date Taken: 9/10/1918 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood American Red Cross - Miscellaneous

American Red Cross - Groups - Red Cross girls as police women. San Francisco society girls, Red Cross ambulance drivers, are sworn in as police women to give them added authority

American Red Cross - Groups - Red Cross girls as police women. San Fra...

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In the name and by authority of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Proclamation ... do hereby set aside Friday, April 11, and Friday, April 25, 1919 as arbor days ... Wm. C. Sproul.

In the name and by authority of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Proc...

On verso, copy 1 and 2: {stamp} D. of D. Apr 4 1919 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera ... More

Sir Jos. Duveen, art authority, wife & daughter Dorothy

Sir Jos. Duveen, art authority, wife & daughter Dorothy

Photograph shows Sir Joseph Duveen, half-length portrait, standing, facing right, with his wife, and daughter, Dorothy, on board ship. Title from item. Photo by Bain News Service, 255 Canal St., New York. Forms... More

New Assistant Secretary of Agriculture. Washington, D.C., Dec. 21. Grover B. Hill of Gainesville, Texas, who was today sworn in as Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, photographed at his desk shortly after the ceremony. Hill, who was formerly with the Tennessee Valley Authority, succeeds Harry L. Brown, resigned
Wallace greets new Assistant Secretary of Agriculture. Washington, D.C., Dec. 21. Secretary Henry A. Wallace congratulates Grover B. Hill of Gainesville, Texas, after he assumed his new post as Assistant Secretary of Agriculture today. Hill, formerly with the Tennessee Valley Authority, succeeds Harry L. Brown, resigned
New York Mayor attends National Aviation Forum. Washington, D.C., Feb. 21. New York Mayor Fiorello La Guardia in a speech today before the National Aviation Forum cautioned against 'log rolling' [...] congressional consideration of national defense[?] bases included in the federal airport program. LaGuardia is pictured here with Edgar S. Gorrell, left, president of the Air Transport Association, and Edward J. Noble, chairman of Civil Aeronautics Authority
General Counsel of Civil Aeronautics Authority. Washington, D.C., Aug. 22. Charles Guthrie, recently named General Counsel of the new Civil Aeronautics Authority, photographed at his desk today shortly after taking the oath of office
Cuban representative to study home economics in the United States. Washington, D.C., Sept. 22. Senorita Graceila Guerra, of Havana, Cuba, who is an authority on rural education and home economics in Cuba, has been delegated by the Cuban Government to come to the United States and study the American methods on the above subjects. She is the daughter of Dr. Ramiro Guerra, well known Cuban historian
Proposes to Senate that S.E.C. [...]price for utility holdings TVA [...]Washington, D.C., Nov. 23. Appearing before the Congressional TVA Committee today, President [...]Wilkie of Commonwealth and Southern Corp., proposed that the S.E.C. determine a fair price for the utility holdings which the Tennessee Valley Authority seeks to purchase. He said if the TVA would agree to this, his company would abide by the valuation which the S.E.C. may finally set upon their properties
Congressional TVA Committee. Washington, D.C., Nov. 23. Members of the Joint Congressional Committee Investigating Tennessee Valley Authority now conducting open hearings at the U.S. Capitol. Left to right - Rep. Graham A. Barden, Democrat of N.C., Senator H.H. Schwartz, Democrat of Wyoming, Chairman Vic Donahey, Democrat of Ohio, Senator-elect James Mead, Democrat of New York, and Rep. Thomas A. Jenkins, Republican of Ohio
Uncle Sam's authority on Washingtonia. Washington, D.C., March 20. A walking text book of information on George Washington, Dr. John Clement Fitzpatrick is guardian for the 400 enormous volumes containing most of Washington's original letters, personal and private, and their answers, which are now concentrated in the Library of Congress in Washington. Dr. Fitzpatrick has been connected with the Library since it was opened to the public in 1898. He is now editing and compiling the new government issue of Washington's writings in 25 volumes, of which 14 are now finished, 3/20/1937
Charges TVA withheld certain documents from federal auditors. Washington, D.C., Nov. 28. Stuart V. Tulloss, Chief of the Division of Investigation of the Comptrollers Office, today charged before the Joint Congressional Committee Investigating the TVA that the TVA withheld certain documents from federal auditors. He read into the record a letter from acting Comptroller General Elliott to Committee Chairman Donahey, listing alleged interferences with the audit of Tennessee Valley Authority accounts
Rep. Hamilton Fish on neutrality. Washington, D.C., Oct. 30. After the House Rules Committee Session, Rep. Hamilton Fish was interviewed by the press. He told reporters that he had no disposition to filibuster and hoped that congress would disposed of the matter by Friday night, but he said opponents wanted some rule permitting the House to decide policy on three questions: the arms embargo, loans under the cash and carry provision, and the presidential power to determine combat areas, which Fish said, was equivalent to giving him authority to name an aggressor
Signs the president's name. Mrs. Leafie E. Dietz, recently appointed the "Secretary to Sign Land Patents," a position in the Government Land Office which, since its creation under President Arthur, has been held only by women. She signs "Herbert Hoover" to land patents and is the only person who has authority to sign the President's name. 1/31
Pickwick Dam. Reception room of a powerhouse which is somewhat difficult to reach (therefore, supplementary visitors' facilities were developed at the opposite end of the dam in separate buildings). Rest rooms, elevators, stairway, overlook balcony, and control room can be viewed either through glass doors from this room or from large plate glass openings of the overlook balcony. Terrazzo floor and base, burlap covered plaster walls, acoustic plaster ceiling. Graphic display is in a shallow wall niche between control room doors; top line shows three functions of projects in cross-sectional perspectives; photographs elaborate on TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) program; map of valley is  applied to specially constructed movable table
Guntersville Dam and powerhouse. Closeup view of powerhouse. Note texture of concrete on electrical bay which is typical of most TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) projects. Pattern is produced by alternating directions of grain in adjoining form panels. Rough-sawn lumber is used to make grain more pronounced. Heavy texture conceals color and surface irregularities of concrete and will become particularly valuable as concrete ages. Office floor is above flood level and has continuous glass brick strip
General planning. This is a photograph of a display panel typical of the manner in which the Authority puts its case for comprehensive planning before the public. Explanatory material is placed at all powerhouse reception rooms, visitors' buildings and other public contact points. The increased understanding of natural resources, the techniques for their utilization and general planning for human welfare are considered valuable by-products of the Authority's program in themselves
Bridges. Highway bridge across an arm of Norris Lake which has been developed by the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority), with local cooperation, for recreational uses. Note that, as on all TVA bridges where view is of importance, the parapet consists of a solid portion and an open rail to permit good view
Norris Dam and powerhouse. Night view of Norris Dam with floodlighting. The more spectacular dams of the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) are equipped to be floodlit at night and are popular excursion points. Pinpoint lights along top of dam are small lenses in back of the handrail bracket road lighting fixtures. Wet spots on dam are the result of small shrinkage cracks during initial years which later sealed themselves by the sediment contained in the water
Bridges. Highway bridge near Soddy, Tennessee, where, in cooperation with work relief agencies and the governing body of the county, TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) developed an arm of Chickamauga Lake for recreational uses
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