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Fire Control First Class (FC1)(SW) Robert Peterson is helped back aboard USS BARRY (DDG-52) after a boarding of the CORAL I out of Panama off the coast of Haiti. The BARRY is currently part of the multi-national blockade enforcing UN sponsored economic sanctions against Haiti

Fire Control First Class (FC1)(SW) Robert Peterson is helped back aboa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SUPPORT DEMOCRACY Country: Haiti (HTI) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Mark Therien Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... More

A wooden block with the word blockade written on it. Family family posing blockade.

A wooden block with the word blockade written on it. Family family pos...

A black figure is sitting on a wooden block with dice / A black wooden figure and a wooden block block public domain stock photo.

A street with a drain on the side of it. Roadblock metal teeth roadway.

A street with a drain on the side of it. Roadblock metal teeth roadway...

A drain in the middle of a street. A street with a drain on the side of it. Public domain stock photo.

Views of the Great Snow Blockade, near Lawler, on the Iowa & Dakota Division of the M. & St. P.R.R.

Views of the Great Snow Blockade, near Lawler, on the Iowa & Dakota Di...

South Dakota stereoscopic card. Robert Dennis's stereographs collection includes more than 72,000 stereoscopic views organized primarily by geography. The collection bears the name of the native New Yorker who... More

Role players simulate a blockade during a noncombatant

Role players simulate a blockade during a noncombatant

Role players simulate a blockade during a noncombatant evacuation operation, as part of Cobra Gold 17 at Naval Airbase Utapao, Thailand, Feb. 19, 2017. The drill was conducted to exercise joint, multinational c... More

Pocohontus [sic] capturing blockade runner Antonia. Mobile

Pocohontus [sic] capturing blockade runner Antonia. Mobile

Rough sketch of two ships under sail. Title inscribed below image. Possibly by William Waud. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.458) Reference Print available in the Civil War Drawings file P. Forms pa... More

The Sun, [newspaper]. November 21, 1863.

The Sun, [newspaper]. November 21, 1863.

Public domain image related to President Abraham Lincoln, gelatin silver print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Participants salute at an Allied scholarship ceremony at Tempelhof Central Airport commemorating the 40th anniversary of the airlift which ended the Soviet blockade of Berlin. In the background a C-47 Skytrain aircraft, the workhorse of the airlift, is on static display

Participants salute at an Allied scholarship ceremony at Tempelhof Cen...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More

An honor guard and military band salute as a C-130 Hercules aircraft of the 7575th Operations Group flies by the Luftbruecke Memorial at Tempelhof Central Airport, during ceremonies commemorating the 40th anniversary of the airlift which ended the Soviet blockade of Berlin

An honor guard and military band salute as a C-130 Hercules aircraft o...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More

Pocohontus [sic] capturing blockade runner Antonia. Mobile

Pocohontus [sic] capturing blockade runner Antonia. Mobile

Rough sketch of two ships under sail. Title inscribed below image. Possibly by William Waud. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.458) Reference Print available in the Civil War Drawings file P. Forms pa... More

Federal Vessels Driving Back the Iron-Plated Rebel Steamer Yorktown, which At  mpted to Run the Blockade, Near Newport News

Federal Vessels Driving Back the Iron-Plated Rebel Steamer Yorktown, w...

Published engraving based upon DRWG/US - Balling, no. 1 (A size). Attributed to Balling in New York Illustrated News caption. Title printed below image. Initials T.N. engraved lower right of image indicate that... More

The Chicago Times, [newspaper]. June 6, 1865.
Why don't you take it? - Drawing. Public domain image.

Why don't you take it? - Drawing. Public domain image.

Two other versions, no imprint. Public domain image related to President Abraham Lincoln, gelatin silver print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Standing beside a restored C-47 Skytrain aircraft of the type that ran the Soviet blockade, US Ambassador Richard Burt addresses attendees at ceremonies held on the 40th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift

Standing beside a restored C-47 Skytrain aircraft of the type that ran...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Rhein-Main Air Base Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Paul Tubridy Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... More

Sir Christopher Mallaby, British ambassador to West Germany, speaks at an Allied scholarship ceremony at Tempelhof Central Airport commemorating the 40th anniversary of the airlift which ended the Soviet blockade of Berlin. On static display behind him is a C-47 Skytrain aircraft, the workhorse of the airlift, is on static display

Sir Christopher Mallaby, British ambassador to West Germany, speaks at...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More

Members of the boarding party from the guided missile cruiser USS YORKTOWN (CG-48) draw fuel samples aboard a barge being pushed off the coast of Port au Prince, Haiti by the commercial tug INVINCIBLE to be sure the vessel is still carrying the excess fuel it entered the port with. Petroleum products to Haiti are banned by the blockade during Operation Support Democracy

Members of the boarding party from the guided missile cruiser USS YORK...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SUPPORT DEMOCRACY Country: Caribbean Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Mark Therien Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... More

Shot of retired US Air Force Colonel Gail Halvorsen, "the candy bomber" who broke the rules by dropping gum and chocolate bars to German children during the 1948-49 Berlin Blockade, demonstrates how candy was attached to parachutes for airdrops to children. This image was used in the June 1998 issue of AIRMAN Magazine

Shot of retired US Air Force Colonel Gail Halvorsen, "the candy bomber...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hill Air Force Base State: Utah (UT) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

A computer keyboard with the words writer's block written on it. Keyboard empty computer, computer communication.

A computer keyboard with the words writer's block written on it. Keybo...

A computer keyboard with the words writer's blog on it / A computer keyboard with the words writer's block written on it / Public domain stock illustration.

A metal grate on the side of a road. Roadblock metal teeth roadway.

A metal grate on the side of a road. Roadblock metal teeth roadway.

Stock photo: A metal grate with a grid on the ground / A metal grate on the side of a road.

The New Year's address of the Newsmen of the New York Herald.

The New Year's address of the Newsmen of the New York Herald.

Picryl description: Public domain book scan - American Civil War, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

A fallen tree laying on top of a gravel road. Forest work wood casework road.

A fallen tree laying on top of a gravel road. Forest work wood casewor...

A fallen tree in the forest / A fallen tree in the woods / Public domain photo of forest, woods.

Ice blockade in Marquette Harbor, June 1873.

Ice blockade in Marquette Harbor, June 1873.

Public domain image of a sailing ship, caravel, harbor, sea, naval battle, 16th-17th century maritime seascape, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

W. F. Weld & Co. to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, April 30, 1861  (Blockade of Southern ports)
Admiral Porter's fleet running the rebel blockade of the Mississippi at Vicksburg, April 16th 1863

Admiral Porter's fleet running the rebel blockade of the Mississippi a...

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 0058 Exhibited: "With Malice Toward None : The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition" at the Library ... More

The great naval blockade of Round Island.  Showing the immense importance of having an efficient "right arm of the national defence"

The great naval blockade of Round Island. Showing the immense importa...

A satire on Taylor administration efforts to curtail American "filibusters," armed expeditions against Cuba for the purpose of freeing the island from Spanish rule. Specific reference here is to the Navy's bloc... More

US Air Force personnel block the main gate with Case MW20BFL rough terrain fork lift trucks. The blockade is in reponse to more than 1,000 demonstrators marching on the base during open house festivities

US Air Force personnel block the main gate with Case MW20BFL rough ter...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Rhein-Main Air Base Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: Tsgt Bob Perkins Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... More

German, British, American and French representatives stand beside wreaths from their respective countries after laying them at the foot of the Berlin Airlift Memorial at Tempelhof Central Airport. The ceremony is held each year on May 12th, which was the day in 1949 that the Soviets lifted their blockade of West Berlin

German, British, American and French representatives stand beside wrea...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: West Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... More

COL Gail S. Halvorsen leans out the window of a C-54 Skymaster aircraft on static display at Tempelhof Central Airport during ceremonies commemorating the 40th anniversary of the airlift which ended the Soviet blockade of Berlin. Halvorsen was known as the candy bomber during the blockade, because of his practice of dropping candy for the children out of his plane

COL Gail S. Halvorsen leans out the window of a C-54 Skymaster aircraf...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More

Members of the boarding party from the guided missile cruiser USS YORKTOWN (CG-48) draw fuel samples aboard a barge being pushed off the coast of Port au Prince, Haiti by the commercial tug INVINCIBLE to be sure the vessel is still carrying the excess fuel it entered the port with. Petroleum products to Haiti are banned by the blockade during Operation Support Democracy

Members of the boarding party from the guided missile cruiser USS YORK...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SUPPORT DEMOCRACY Country: Caribbean Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Mark Therien Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... More

The Sumter running the blockade of Pass à l'Outre, by the enemy's Ship Brooklyn, on the 30th June, 1861 / lith. by Hoen & Co. Balto.

The Sumter running the blockade of Pass à l'Outre, by the enemy's Ship...

Illus. from: Memoirs of service afloat during the war between the states / Raphael Semmes. Baltimore: Kelly, Piet & Co., 1869.

Alliance, blockade runner. Warship photograph collection

Alliance, blockade runner. Warship photograph collection

Broadside view of steamship. Title inscribed below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.94) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

A cartoon of a man sitting at a desk Untitled - Political cartoon, public domain image

A cartoon of a man sitting at a desk Untitled - Political cartoon, pub...

This untitled illustration by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Evening Star on February 1, 1917, shows Uncle Sam reading the notice from Germany that it will no longer honor its pr... More

High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) and M-1 tanks help troops to help enforce a road blockade during mission rehersal exercises at the Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, Louisiana

High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) and M-1 tanks help...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Polk State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Raymond A. Barnard, USA CIV. Release Status: Rele... More

The Blockade on the "Connecticut Plan"

The Blockade on the "Connecticut Plan"

The artist ridicules the government's early efforts to overhaul and augment a somewhat outdated Union fleet to blockade Southern ports and effectively defend against Confederate privateers and blockade-runners.... More

[Incident in the blockade] - Public domain  drawing

[Incident in the blockade] - Public domain drawing

Four men, one badly wounded, are in a row boat trying to reach a distant ship in rough weather. Title devised. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.537) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Stone Blockade off Charleston, South Carolina (from Confederate War Etchings)

Stone Blockade off Charleston, South Carolina (from Confederate War Et...

Adalbert John Volck (American (born Germany), Augsburg 1828–1912 Baltimore, Maryland)

Stone blockade off Charleston - A black and white drawing of a boat in the water

Stone blockade off Charleston - A black and white drawing of a boat in...

Ships loaded with stones and sunk to block entrance of harbor, Charleston, South Carolina. Drawn and published by Adalbert Volck. Illus. in: V. Blada's war sketches. London [i.e. Baltimore], 1864, pl. 10.

Fort Monroe, Virginia. Blockade runner TEASER off Fort Monroe

Fort Monroe, Virginia. Blockade runner TEASER off Fort Monroe

Public domain historical photo, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

G.O.C. visits overturned locomotive on the Jerusalem Lydda Railroad Line. Arrival of the G.O.C. at the scene of the R.R. [i.e., railroad] blockade

G.O.C. visits overturned locomotive on the Jerusalem Lydda Railroad Li...

Public domain photograph, 1930s-1940s Jerusalem, Palestine, History of Israel, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

A U.S. Air Force honor guard stands at parade rest during a wreath-laying ceremony at the foot of the Berlin Airlift Memorial at Tempelhof Central Airport. The ceremony is held each year on May 12th, which was the day in 1949 that the Soviets lifted their blockade of West Berlin

A U.S. Air Force honor guard stands at parade rest during a wreath-lay...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: West Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... More

The Berlin Airlift Memorial rises above attendees at the airlift 40th anniversary ceremonies, and a restored C-47 Skytrain aircraft of the type that ran the Soviet blockade

The Berlin Airlift Memorial rises above attendees at the airlift 40th ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Rhein-Main Air Base Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Paul Tubridy Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... More

Guests at ceremonies commemorating the 40th anniversary of the airlift which ended the Soviet blockade of Berlin tour a C-54 Skymaster aircraft on static display at Tempelhof Central Airport. The C-54 was known as the raisin bomber during the airlift, because of its crew's practice of dropping candy for the children

Guests at ceremonies commemorating the 40th anniversary of the airlift...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More

Signalman 1ST Class (SM1)(SW) John Handloser peers into a space during a boarding of the Panamanian freighter CORAL I by USS BARRY (DDG-52) boarding team off the coast of Haiti. The BARRY is part of the multi-national blockade enforcing UN sponsored economic sanctions against Haiti

Signalman 1ST Class (SM1)(SW) John Handloser peers into a space during...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SUPPORT DEMOCRACY Country: Haiti (HTI) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Mark Therien Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... More

[Norfolk, Virginia Steamer U.S.S. Fort Donelson (former Confederate blockade runner Robert E. Lee)]

[Norfolk, Virginia Steamer U.S.S. Fort Donelson (former Confederate bl...

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

Why don't you take it? [Copy 2.]

Why don't you take it? [Copy 2.]

Public domain image related to President Abraham Lincoln, gelatin silver print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Why don't you take it? [Copy 3.]

Why don't you take it? [Copy 3.]

Public domain image related to President Abraham Lincoln, gelatin silver print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Sec'y Daniels -- 5 mins. After sending blockade order to Adm. Fletcher

Sec'y Daniels -- 5 mins. After sending blockade order to Adm. Fletcher

Photo shows Josephus Daniels (1862-1948) who served as Secretary of the Navy in World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010)

"Bum blockade." All heading north. South of King City, California. Difficult to get a record of this movement because these men wouldn't be photographed as a result of Los Angeles police activity

"Bum blockade." All heading north. South of King City, California. Dif...

Public domain photograph of rural landscape, California, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

A silhouette of a person standing in front of a door. No exit barricade walled off.

A silhouette of a person standing in front of a door. No exit barricad...

The silhouette of a man in a dark room / A silhouette of a person standing in front of a door / Public domain stock illustration.

[Norfolk, Virginia Steamer U.S.S. Fort Donelson (former Confederate blockade runner Robert E. Lee)]

[Norfolk, Virginia Steamer U.S.S. Fort Donelson (former Confederate bl...

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

[Folly Island, S.C. (vicinity of Charleston). Beached remains of the British-built blockade runner Ruby, run aground after passing the Federal squadron, June 10-11, 1863]

[Folly Island, S.C. (vicinity of Charleston). Beached remains of the B...

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

The blockade of Charleston - A drawing of two ships in the ocean

The blockade of Charleston - A drawing of two ships in the ocean

Three sailing ships: "Vandalia", the prize "Arthur Middleton", and "Roanoke". Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 247 (1861 Sept. 21), p. 599.

Capture of the blockade runner HOPE by the United States steamer AEOLUS off Wilmington, Oct. 22, 1864

Capture of the blockade runner HOPE by the United States steamer AEOLU...

Wood engraving after sketch by S.M. Lane. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1864. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: U.S. History 1864 Oct. 22; Ships HOPE 1864; Ships,... More

U.S.S. Texas, Capt. Philip going to call on Capt. Higginson during Santiago blockade

U.S.S. Texas, Capt. Philip going to call on Capt. Higginson during San...

Public domain photograph of American ship, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Ceremonies - The Commander of the American vessel "Orleans" the first to run the German U-boat blockade feated upon his arrival at Bordeaux, France, Feb. 27, 1917. The Orleans was suck July 6, 1917

Ceremonies - The Commander of the American vessel "Orleans" the first ...

Date Taken: 2/27/1917. - Photographer: Kadel & Herbert Ceremonies Public domain photograph related to the United States in World War One, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

A C-47 Skytrain aircraft starts up its engines on the flight line at the 40th anniversary commemoration of the Berlin Airlift. The C-47 was the backbone of the operation to break the Soviet blockade

A C-47 Skytrain aircraft starts up its engines on the flight line at t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tempelhof Airport Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Thomas Farr Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Se... More

Harry Gilmore, left, and MGEN Raymond E. Haddock, Commander of U.S. forces in Berlin, preside at a wreath-laying ceremony at the Luftbruecke Memorial at Tempelhof Central Airport, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the airlift which ended the Soviet blockade of Berlin

Harry Gilmore, left, and MGEN Raymond E. Haddock, Commander of U.S. fo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More

Members of the boarding party from the guided missile cruiser USS YORKTOWN (CG-48) draw fuel samples aboard a barge being pushed off the coast of Port au Prince, Haiti by the commercial tug INVINCIBLE to be sure the vessel is still carrying the excess fuel it entered the port with. Petroleum products to Haiti are banned by the blockade during Operation Support Democracy

Members of the boarding party from the guided missile cruiser USS YORK...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SUPPORT DEMOCRACY Country: Caribbean Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Mark Therien Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... More

A close up of a train track near some trees. End rails train.

A close up of a train track near some trees. End rails train.

A train track with a few train tracks in the middle / A train track with a few railroad tracks in the middle of it public domain photo.

Public domain stock image. Traffic winter yellow stone.
Admiral Porter's fleet running the rebel blockade of the Mississippi at Vicksburg, April 16th 1863

Admiral Porter's fleet running the rebel blockade of the Mississippi a...

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 0058 Exhibited: "With Malice Toward None : The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition" at the Library ... More

[Folly Island, S.C. (vicinity of Charleston). Beached remains of the British-built blockade runner Ruby, run aground after passing the Federal squadron, June 10-11, 1863]

[Folly Island, S.C. (vicinity of Charleston). Beached remains of the B...

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

The Sumter running the blockade of St. Pierre, Martinique, by the enemy's ship, "Iroquois," on the 23d. Nov. 1861 / lith. by Hoen & Co. Balto.

The Sumter running the blockade of St. Pierre, Martinique, by the enem...

Illus. from: Memoirs of service afloat during the war between the states / Raphael Semmes. Baltimore: Kelly, Piet & Co., 1869.

Guests at ceremonies commemorating the 40th anniversary of the airlift which ended the Soviet blockade of Berlin wait to tour a C-54 Skymaster aircraft on static display at Tempelhof Central Airport. The C-54 was known as the raisin bomber during the airlift, because of its crew's practice of dropping candy for the children

Guests at ceremonies commemorating the 40th anniversary of the airlift...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More

A C-130 Hercules aircraft of the 7575th Operations Group flies by the Luftbruecke Memorial at Tempelhof Central Airport during ceremonies commemorating the 40th anniversary of the airlift which ended the Soviet blockade of Berlin

A C-130 Hercules aircraft of the 7575th Operations Group flies by the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More

Ice blockade in Marquette Harbor, June 1873.

Ice blockade in Marquette Harbor, June 1873.

Picryl description: Public domain image of a ship in the sea, harbor, maritime, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Steamer Chicora - noted blocade (i.e. blockade) runner

Steamer Chicora - noted blocade (i.e. blockade) runner

Photograph shows the former Confederate blockade runner Chicora which came to the Great Lakes in 1868, along with other small craft in Lake Superior. Purchase; Robin Stanford; 2015; (DLC/PP-2015:022). Part of ... More

Blockade of Boats, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Blockade of Boats, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Picryl description: Public domain photo of vintage naval ship postcard, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Water Gap from Blockade Mountain. Delaware Water Gap between NJ and PA. Stereoscope card.

Water Gap from Blockade Mountain. Delaware Water Gap between NJ and PA...

Public domain photograph of a mountain pass, mountains, nature, mountain range, view, landscape, rocks, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Some specimens of "Secesh" industry - intended for the London Exhibition of 1862, but unfortunately intercepted by the "Paper Blockade"

Some specimens of "Secesh" industry - intended for the London Exhibiti...

Images show: Goblet - made from a "Yankee's skull"; paperweight made from a "Yankee jaw bone"; reading desk made from a human skeleton; furs made from scalps and beards; necklace of "Yankee teeth"; head wreath ... More

A crowd gathers for the annual wreath-laying ceremony at the foot of the Berlin Airlift Memorial at Tempelhof Central Airport. The ceremony is held each year on May 12th, which was the day in 1949 that the Soviets lifted their blockade of West Berlin

A crowd gathers for the annual wreath-laying ceremony at the foot of t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: West Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... More

During ceremonies at Tempelhof Central Airport commemorating the 40th anniversary of the airlift which ended the Soviet blockade of Berlin, the flags of the participants are displayed. Left to right:" West Berlin, France, Great Britain, United States, West Germany

During ceremonies at Tempelhof Central Airport commemorating the 40th ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More

Members of USS BARRY (DDG-52) boarding team look into a cargo hole on the Panamanian freighter CORAL I off the coast of Haiti. The BARRY is part of the multi-national blockade enforcing UN sponsored economic sanctions against Haiti

Members of USS BARRY (DDG-52) boarding team look into a cargo hole on ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SUPPORT DEMOCRACY Country: Haiti (HTI) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Mark Therien Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... More

A man holding a wooden sign over his head. Man board head, people.

A man holding a wooden sign over his head. Man board head, people.

The book of physics by / A man holding a wooden sign over his head / Public domain stock illustration.

A forest filled with lots of green grass and trees. Forestry forest tree.

A forest filled with lots of green grass and trees. Forestry forest tr...

Beautiful Free Tree Images: Free photographs of trees, available for commercial use and free download. Copyright-free, no attribution required.

A traffic light with a bike symbol on it. Traffic light traffic lights crossing.

A traffic light with a bike symbol on it. Traffic light traffic lights...

Stock photo: A traffic light with a red bicycle symbol on it / A traffic light with a bike symbol on it.

Water Gap from Blockade Mountain. Delaware Water Gap between NJ and PA. Stereoscope card.

Water Gap from Blockade Mountain. Delaware Water Gap between NJ and PA...

Public domain photograph of a mountain pass, mountains, nature, mountain range, view, landscape, rocks, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

American and Commercial Advertiser, [newspaper]. April 15th, 1865.

American and Commercial Advertiser, [newspaper]. April 15th, 1865.

Picryl description: Public domain poetry book page scan, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Views of the Great Snow Blockade, near Lawler, on the Iowa & Dakota Division of the M. & St. P.R.R.

Views of the Great Snow Blockade, near Lawler, on the Iowa & Dakota Di...

South Dakota stereoscopic card. Robert Dennis's stereographs collection includes more than 72,000 stereoscopic views organized primarily by geography. The collection bears the name of the native New Yorker who... More

[Folly Island, S.C. (vicinity of Charleston). Beached remains of the British-built blockade runner Ruby, run aground after passing the Federal squadron, June 10-11, 1863]

[Folly Island, S.C. (vicinity of Charleston). Beached remains of the B...

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

Naval Blockade, 19th century - Early photography, Public domain image

Naval Blockade, 19th century - Early photography, Public domain image

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.) Alexander Gardner (October 17, 1821 - December 10, 1882) was a Scottish photographer who is best known for his photographs of the Amer... More

Visitors at the base's open house, a part of the Berlin Airlift 40th anniversary events, mill past a restored C-47 Skytrain aircraft, of the type that ran the Soviet blockade.  Behind the C-47, left to right, are an F-4 Phantom II, Tornado and Jaguar airc

Visitors at the base's open house, a part of the Berlin Airlift 40th a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Rhein-Main Air Base Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Paul Tubridy Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... More

Allied honor guards stand at attention with wreaths to be placed at the Luftbruecke Memorial at Tempelhof Central Airport, during ceremonies commemorating the 40th anniversary of the airlift which ended the Soviet blockade of Berlin

Allied honor guards stand at attention with wreaths to be placed at th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More

During a simulated demonstration at the main gate, the 52nd Security Police Squadron, each holding a riot control stick end to end, forms a blockade to prevent a breach of security

During a simulated demonstration at the main gate, the 52nd Security P...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Spangdahlem Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Carol Smith Release Status: Released... More

A blockade of concrete barriers placed at the entrance to Offutt Air Base, Nebraska, in response to a real world Threat Con Delta after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon

A blockade of concrete barriers placed at the entrance to Offutt Air B...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Offutt Air Force Base State: Nebraska (NE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: ACC Scene Camera Operator: SRA Jer... More

A wooden bench sitting on top of a train track. Buffer stop end of track seemed.

A wooden bench sitting on top of a train track. Buffer stop end of tra...

A wooden gate on a train track with trees in the background. A wooden sign with an arrow on it on a train track. Public domain stock photo of railroad transport. A wooden gate on a train track with trees in th... More

The Blockade on the "Connecticut Plan"

The Blockade on the "Connecticut Plan"

The artist ridicules the government's early efforts to overhaul and augment a somewhat outdated Union fleet to blockade Southern ports and effectively defend against Confederate privateers and blockade-runners.... More

Admiral Porter's fleet running the rebel blockade of the Mississippi at Vicksburg, April 16th 1863

Admiral Porter's fleet running the rebel blockade of the Mississippi a...

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 0058 Exhibited: "With Malice Toward None : The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition" at the Library ... More

Federal Vessels Driving Back the Iron-Plated Rebel Steamer Yorktown, which At  mpted to Run the Blockade, Near Newport News

Federal Vessels Driving Back the Iron-Plated Rebel Steamer Yorktown, w...

Published engraving based upon DRWG/US - Balling, no. 1 (A size). Attributed to Balling in New York Illustrated News caption. Title printed below image. Initials T.N. engraved lower right of image indicate that... More

Sketch for the domestic blockade

Sketch for the domestic blockade

No publication information. Pen sketch "Christmas list for Santa Claus" on verso; not on digital file. (DLC/PP-1936:0065.25). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Marines from German warship on blockade duty, Suda Bay, Crete

Marines from German warship on blockade duty, Suda Bay, Crete

Rowing small launch; warship in backgrd. Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood (J.F. Jarvis, publisher). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption car... More

A sign that says please don't disturb with fireworks in the background. Error please do not disturb interruption.

A sign that says please don't disturb with fireworks in the background...

A colorful, abstract, and colorful sign that says please do not disturb / A sign that says please don't disturb with fireworks in the background / Public domain stock illustration.

A blackboard with the words please do not disturb written on it. Board error please do not disturb.

A blackboard with the words please do not disturb written on it. Board...

A chalkboard with a blackboard and a text / A blackboard with the words please do not disturb written on it / Public domain stock illustration.

Mortimer M. Jackson to William H. Seward, Monday, September 12, 1864  (Telegram concerning blockade runners at Halifax)
The Sumter running the blockade of Pass à l'Outre, by the enemy's Ship Brooklyn, on the 30th June, 1861 / lith. by Hoen & Co. Balto.

The Sumter running the blockade of Pass à l'Outre, by the enemy's Ship...

Illus. from: Memoirs of service afloat during the war between the states / Raphael Semmes. Baltimore: Kelly, Piet & Co., 1869.

The Chicago Times, [newspaper]. June 8, 1865.
American and Commercial Advertiser, [newspaper]. April 17th, 1865.

American and Commercial Advertiser, [newspaper]. April 17th, 1865.

Picryl description: Public domain poetry book page scan, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Blockade of the Potomac. Map showing Union and Rebel batteries January 1862. The Rebels evacuated all their batteries night of 4th March 1862.
Closing certain ports. A proclamation.

Closing certain ports. A proclamation.

From the Oliver R. Barrett Collection.

Boston Daily Journal, [newspaper]. May 18, 1865.
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