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Neale House in downtown Parkersburg, West Virginia

Neale House in downtown Parkersburg, West Virginia

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The 1840 house, remodeled in 1974, was built by George Neale, Jr., an early Parkersburg merchant. Credit line: West Virginia Collectio... more

Stained glass doors, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama

Stained glass doors, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, A...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. When bishop Michael Portier became the First Bishop of Mobile in 1829, he set out to build a Cathedral befitting the name. Under the archite... more

Architectural detail of interior, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama

Architectural detail of interior, Cathedral of the Immaculate Concepti...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. When bishop Michael Portier became the First Bishop of Mobile in 1829, he set out to build a Cathedral befitting the name. Under the archite... more

Horses enjoy a last few minutes outside their corral after returning from a romp in the snow at the Midland Ranch, in the shadow of the Wind River Range of the Northern Rockies in remote Sweetwater County, Wyoming

Horses enjoy a last few minutes outside their corral after returning f...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The closest town, Farson, is 26 miles away. The ranch, whose first cabins served as a Pony Express remount station in 1860, was homest... more

Gate detail, Richards DAR Museum House, Mobile, Alabama

Gate detail, Richards DAR Museum House, Mobile, Alabama

The Richards DAR Museum House, a town house of the Italianate style, tells the story of Mobile during its antebellum period. Steamboat Captain Charles G. Richards and his wife, Caroline Elizabeth Steele, built ... more

Stone marker near all that is left of Bent's Trading Post, better known as "Bent's New Fort," in what is now Bent County in southeastern Colorado. It replaced the larger and now far better known Bent's Old Fort, a larger stockade and trading post to the West that had been abandoned in 1849 due to epidemics of disease

Stone marker near all that is left of Bent's Trading Post, better know...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. In 1853 Bent's new trading fort emerged along the route of the Santa Fe Trail. When the U.S. Army set up here in 1860, the site became... more

Cemetery crosses at Spillville, Iowa's, Saint Wenceslaus Catholic Church, which dates to 1860, making it the oldest Czech Catholic church in the United States

Cemetery crosses at Spillville, Iowa's, Saint Wenceslaus Catholic Chur...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The famous Czech composer Antonin Dvorak composed two of his works, including the String Quartet in F ("The American"), at this church... more

The Elkhart County Courthouse in Goshen, Indiana

The Elkhart County Courthouse in Goshen, Indiana

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. It was built in 1868-1870 and renovated between 1905 and 1908 in the Renaissance Revival style. The courthouse is a three-story, brick... more

The Old Faithful geyser faithfully erupts in the Wyoming portion of Yellowstone National Park, which makes up the lion's share of the nation's first national park. Small pieces of the park also spill into neighboring Idaho and Montana. Old Faithful was named in 1870 during the Washburn-Langford-Doane surveying expedition and was the first geyser in the park to receive a name. It is one of the most predictable geographical features on Earth, erupting every 35 to 120 minutes

The Old Faithful geyser faithfully erupts in the Wyoming portion of Ye...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Wyoming Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograph... more

Mount Everts, a 7,846-foot peak in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming near Mammoth Hot Springs. The peak was named for Truman C. Everts, a member of the WashburnûLangfordûDoane surveying expedition of 1870

Mount Everts, a 7,846-foot peak in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Wyoming Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograph... more

Goats congregate near and in one of four old school buses at Prodigal Farm, near Durham in Rougemont, North Carolina

Goats congregate near and in one of four old school buses at Prodigal ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. This is a working, 97-acre longtime tobacco farm turned to goat raising (once the ruminants had eaten the rampant poison ivy) that pro... more

Remnants of a rare and dwindling old-growth, woodland along the Gaudineer Intrepretive Trail in the Mongongahela National Forest West Virginia

Remnants of a rare and dwindling old-growth, woodland along the Gaudin...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The forest is one of the few virgin stands remaining in the state, which was aggressively harvested by loggers between 1880 and 1935, ... more

"The Miracle Worker" play that is actually performed in the back yard of Ivy Green, the home in Tuscumbia, Alabama, where Helen Keller grew up and was born in 1880

"The Miracle Worker" play that is actually performed in the back yard ...

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

Remnants of a rare and dwindling old-growth, woodland along the Gaudineer Intrepretive Trail in the Mongongahela National Forest West Virginia

Remnants of a rare and dwindling old-growth, woodland along the Gaudin...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The forest is one of the few virgin stands remaining in the state, which was aggressively harvested by loggers between 1880 and 1935, ... more

"The Miracle Worker" play that is actually performed in the back yard of Ivy Green, the home in Tuscumbia, Alabama, where Helen Keller grew up and was born in 1880

"The Miracle Worker" play that is actually performed in the back yard ...

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

"Starship Pegasus," a failed futuristic restaurant and gift shop in in Italy, Texas. Gabriel J. Penn, postmaster in Waxahachie, 15 miles away, named the town in 1880 because, he said, its climate was much like that found in "sunny Italy"

"Starship Pegasus," a failed futuristic restaurant and gift shop in in...

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 Ph... more

"The Miracle Worker" play that is actually performed in the back yard of Ivy Green, the home in Tuscumbia, Alabama, where Helen Keller grew up and was born in 1880

"The Miracle Worker" play that is actually performed in the back yard ...

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

Folsom State Prison is a California State Prison located 20 miles northeast of the state capital of Sacramento

Folsom State Prison is a California State Prison located 20 miles nort...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. As of early 2013, Folsom Prison, one of America's most famous penal institutions (thanks to a song of that name performed by country singer Johnny Cash),... more

"The Miracle Worker" play that is actually performed in the back yard of Ivy Green, the home in Tuscumbia, Alabama, where Helen Keller grew up and was born in 1880

"The Miracle Worker" play that is actually performed in the back yard ...

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

Colorful commercial buildiongs in Silverton, the seat of San Juan County, Colorado, a legendary silver-rush town of the 19th Century and, at 9,313 feet above sea level, one of America's highest cities

Colorful commercial buildiongs in Silverton, the seat of San Juan Coun...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The attached building to the right is of the oldest masonry buildings in Silverton, erected in 1880 as the general store of Sherwin & ... more

Remnants of a rare and dwindling old-growth, woodland along the Gaudineer Intrepretive Trail in the Mongongahela National Forest West Virginia

Remnants of a rare and dwindling old-growth, woodland along the Gaudin...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The forest is one of the few virgin stands remaining in the state, which was aggressively harvested by loggers between 1880 and 1935, ... more

"The Miracle Worker" play that is actually performed in the back yard of Ivy Green, the home in Tuscumbia, Alabama, where Helen Keller grew up and was born in 1880

"The Miracle Worker" play that is actually performed in the back yard ...

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

"The Miracle Worker" play that is actually performed in the back yard of Ivy Green, the home in Tuscumbia, Alabama, where Helen Keller grew up and was born in 1880

"The Miracle Worker" play that is actually performed in the back yard ...

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

A truly significant trail sign along the Gaudineer Intrepretive Trail in the Mongongahela National Forest West Virginia

A truly significant trail sign along the Gaudineer Intrepretive Trail ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The sign discusses what would in many U.S. woodlands be an ordinary feature: very old, never-harvested, virgin forests. This area pres... more

Our Lady of Loretto Church Museum in a church building constructed in 1880 by German and Irish settlers in the Sauk County, Wisconsin, township of Honey Creek and preserved by the Sauk Prairie Area Historical Society

Our Lady of Loretto Church Museum in a church building constructed in ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The church's name traces to church lore that recounts that story of four angels miraculously carrying a house in which the Virgin Mary... more

Windows, Sidney Yates Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Windows, Sidney Yates Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Date built: 1880; architect: James G. Hill. Credit line: Ph... more

The family of 2013 President Sally M. Bixby passes by in the 124th Rose Parade in Pasadena, California

The family of 2013 President Sally M. Bixby passes by in the 124th Ros...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The first parade was staged in 1890 by members of Pasadena's Valley Hunt Club. According to the parade's official program, the club was made up of former ... more

Portion of the herb garden at Log Cabin Village, a living-history museum complex in Fort Worth, Texas, owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth

Portion of the herb garden at Log Cabin Village, a living-history muse...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The garden is a partnership between Log Cabin Village and the Greater Fort Worth Herb Society. Staff of these organizations research a... more

Sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church, completed in 1890 in Portland, Oregon

Sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church, completed in 1890 in Portl...

The building has been called "one of the finest examples" of High Victorian Gothic architecture in the state of Oregon. It includes stained-glass windows made by Portland's Povey Brothers Art Glass Works and a ... more

One of six stained-glass details in the Soldiers Memorial Hall in Hampton, Iowa, a Grand Army of the Republic hall built in 1890 to honor the 44 men (of 169 from Franklin County who enlisted on the Union side) to die in the American Civil War

One of six stained-glass details in the Soldiers Memorial Hall in Hamp...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The building became a town meeting hall and, eventually, a museum. The octagonal-style building designed and constructed by Edward Car... more

The Department of Defense "Freedom is Not Free" float, commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Korean War, in the 124th Rose Parade in Pasadena, California

The Department of Defense "Freedom is Not Free" float, commemorating t...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The first parade was staged in 1890 by members of Pasadena's Valley Hunt Club. According to the parade's official program, the club was made up of former ... more

Architectural detail, Government Street United Methodist Church in Mobile, Alabama

Architectural detail, Government Street United Methodist Church in Mob...

The front of Government Street United Methodist Church, built around 1890, is lavishly decorated with Christian symbols. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Ge... more

Pueblo Union Depot in Pueblo, Colorado

Pueblo Union Depot in Pueblo, Colorado

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Designed by architect Frank V. Newell and built by Puebloans Henry Thatcher and Mahlon Thatcher in the Richardsonian Romanesque style ... more

The structure known as "Old Bedlam" at Fort Laramie National Historic Site in Goshen County, Wyoming

The structure known as "Old Bedlam" at Fort Laramie National Historic ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. In 1849, the U.S. Army took over Fort Laramie, established as Fort John, a private fur-trading fort in 1834, in order to protect westw... more

Interior view of the building known as "Old Bedlam" at Fort Laramie National Historic Site in Goshen County, Wyoming

Interior view of the building known as "Old Bedlam" at Fort Laramie Na...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. In 1849, the U.S. Army took over Fort Laramie, established as Fort John, a private fur-trading fort in 1834, in order to protect westw... more

The Trader Joe's Company "Recipe for Adventure" float in the 124th Rose Parade in Pasadena, California

The Trader Joe's Company "Recipe for Adventure" float in the 124th Ros...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The first parade was staged in 1890 by members of Pasadena's Valley Hunt Club. According to the parade's official program, the club was made up of former ... more

The Prime Time Express mounted drill team passes in the 124th Rose Parade in Pasadena, California

The Prime Time Express mounted drill team passes in the 124th Rose Par...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The first parade was staged in 1890 by members of Pasadena's Valley Hunt Club. According to the parade's official program, the club was made up of former ... more

Richly appointed hallway of the Pueblo Union Depot in Pueblo, Colorado, designed by architect Frank V. Newell and built by Puebloans Henry Thatcher and Mahlon Thatcher in the Richardsonian Romanesque style in 1889-1890

Richly appointed hallway of the Pueblo Union Depot in Pueblo, Colorado...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Designed by architect Frank V. Newell and built by Puebloans Henry Thatcher and Mahlon Thatcher in the Richardsonian Romanesque style ... more

The 1891 Burlingame's General Store, part of the Froelich 1890 Village Museum near McGregor, Iowa, that includes a tractor display, a one-room school, and a blacksmith shop in Froelich, Iowa

The 1891 Burlingame's General Store, part of the Froelich 1890 Village...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Froelich was once a thriving community that boasted of a depot, sawmill, blacksmith shop, a creamery, a post office (still in the gene... more

Portion of the herb garden at Log Cabin Village, a living-history museum complex in Fort Worth, Texas, owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth

Portion of the herb garden at Log Cabin Village, a living-history muse...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The garden is a partnership between Log Cabin Village and the Greater Fort Worth Herb Society. Staff of these organizations research a... more

Portion of the herb garden at Log Cabin Village, a living-history museum complex in Fort Worth, Texas, owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth

Portion of the herb garden at Log Cabin Village, a living-history muse...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The garden is a partnership between Log Cabin Village and the Greater Fort Worth Herb Society. Staff of these organizations research a... more

Tents at Fort Laramie National Historic Site in what is now Goshen County, Wyoming, commemorating the 1851 treaty negotiations with Plains Indians that took place there

Tents at Fort Laramie National Historic Site in what is now Goshen Cou...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. In 1849, the U.S. Army took over Fort Laramie, established as Fort John, a private fur-trading fort in 1834, in order to protect westw... more

Ryan King, a drover, or cattle herder, in the Stockyards District of Fort Worth, Texas

Ryan King, a drover, or cattle herder, in the Stockyards District of F...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The neighborhood celebrates a former livestock market that operated under various owners from 1866. Fort Worth Union Stockyards opene... more

Scene from one of several gardens at the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, once the home and studio site of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, one of America's greatest sculptors, in Cornish, New Hampshire

Scene from one of several gardens at the Saint-Gaudens National Histor...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The family summered in Cornish, often surrounded by students and admirers in a "Cornish Colony," including his brother Louis St. Gaude... more

Model for an angel in the "Little Studio" at Aspect, the estate of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, one of America's greatest sculptors, now the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire

Model for an angel in the "Little Studio" at Aspect, the estate of Aug...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The family summered in Cornish, often surrounded by students and admirers in a "Cornish Colony," including his brother Louis St. Gaude... more

The Oaks, home built for Booker T. Washington and his family in Tuskegee, Alabama

The Oaks, home built for Booker T. Washington and his family in Tuskeg...

The Washington family lived in the house from 1900 - 1925. Most furnishings were made by local craftsmen and students. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Geor... more

Shadows dapple an adobe wall at the White Stallion Ranch, a guest ranch outside Tucson, Arizona

Shadows dapple an adobe wall at the White Stallion Ranch, a guest ranc...

The ranch, which sometimes uses the slogan, "Where the pavement ends and the West begins," was built in 1900 as the working CB cattle ranch. For a decade in the mid-1900s, it was a cattle, turkey, and chicken-r... more

Scenes from Alabama on bronze doors at Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama

Scenes from Alabama on bronze doors at Alabama Department of Archives ...

The Alabama Department of Archives and History was established by an act of the legislature on February 27, 1901. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F.... more

Sculpture at Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama

Sculpture at Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, A...

The Alabama Department of Archives and History was established by an act of the legislature on February 27, 1901. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F.... more

Marble carving of American author Nathaniel Hawthorne at Aspect, the estate of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, one of America's greatest sculptors, now the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire

Marble carving of American author Nathaniel Hawthorne at Aspect, the e...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The family summered in Cornish, often surrounded by students and admirers in a "Cornish Colony," including his brother Louis St. Gaude... more

The Daniel H. Caswell House in Austin, Texas

The Daniel H. Caswell House in Austin, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Daniel H. Caswell came to Austin from Nashville, Tennessee, about 1895. He purchased a cotton oil manufacturing company, bought and s... more

David, left, and Russell True pause between two saguaro cacti on a ride at the White Stallion Ranch, a guest ranch outside Tucson, Arizona

David, left, and Russell True pause between two saguaro cacti on a rid...

The ranch, which sometimes uses the slogan, "Where the pavement ends and the West begins," was built in 1900 as the working CB cattle ranch. For a decade in the mid-1900s, it was a cattle, turkey, and chicken-r... more

Kitchen of a house at the Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Kitchen of a house at the Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, New Ha...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. It is the oldest neighborhood in New Hampshire to be settled by Europeans, and the earliest neighborhood remaining in the present-day ... more

Part of the "Little Studio's" workroom at Aspect, the estate of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, one of America's greatest sculptors, now the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire

Part of the "Little Studio's" workroom at Aspect, the estate of August...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The family summered in Cornish, often surrounded by students and admirers in a "Cornish Colony," including his brother Louis St. Gaude... more

Old farm saw at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm, a historical museum complex near Conway in Horry County, South Carolina

Old farm saw at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm, a historical museum...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The farm is named for Larry Paul, a local businessman with a farming background in Horry County, who offered to fund the construction ... more

Panels of a mural depicting town history ("The pea crop, waiting their turn, 1906" and "Launching George May sailing ship, 1900") in Milford, Delaware

Panels of a mural depicting town history ("The pea crop, waiting their...

Mural by Mispillion Art League artists. Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:052-1) Forms part of Carol ... more

Sculpted horse head in the "Little Studio" at Aspect, the estate of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, one of America's greatest sculptors, now the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire

Sculpted horse head in the "Little Studio" at Aspect, the estate of Au...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The family summered in Cornish, often surrounded by students and admirers in a "Cornish Colony," including his brother Louis St. Gaude... more

Sculpture in the swimming-pool courtyard of Hotel Ella, a boutique hotel in Austin, Texas, that occupies the 1900 Goodall Wooten House

Sculpture in the swimming-pool courtyard of Hotel Ella, a boutique hot...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Sculptor: name not given. It was built by local doctor and benefactor Goodall H. Wooten and his wife Ella and was noted for its Class... more

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood Ballpark located in Birmingham, Alabama

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood B...

Built in 1910, the famous Black Barons of the Negro Leagues also called Rickwood home during their existence. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Lan... more

Forest Park Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Maryland

Forest Park Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Marylan...

Opened on November 26, 1910. In April 1964, two new wings were added nearly doubling its size. The library was rededicated after the completion of another major renovation project in February 1987. Title, date,... more

Rickwood Field, Birmingham, Alabama

Rickwood Field, Birmingham, Alabama

Rickwood Field, located in Birmingham, Alabama, is the oldest surviving professional baseball park in the United States. It was built for the Birmingham Barons in 1910 by industrialist and team-owner Rick Woodw... more

Rickwood Field, Birmingham, Alabama

Rickwood Field, Birmingham, Alabama

Rickwood Field is the oldest surviving professional baseball park in the United States. It was built for the Birmingham Barons in 1910 by industrialist and team-owner Rick Woodward and has served as the home pa... more

Door detail, Federal Building, Grand Island, Nebraska

Door detail, Federal Building, Grand Island, Nebraska

Architect: James Knox Taylor. Neoclassical Revival. The original portion was built between 1908-1910. The two-story addition built between 1933-1935. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Servic... more

A garishly dressed mannequin fits nicely with the bright wrappers and decorations at the Dime Store, an old-fashioned candy store that dates to c. 1910 in Wakarusa, Indiana

A garishly dressed mannequin fits nicely with the bright wrappers and ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; Carol M. H... more

The Argo Gold Mine and Mill, a former mining and milling property consisting of a gold mine and gold mill in Idaho Springs, Colorado, built at the entrance of the Argo Tunnel

The Argo Gold Mine and Mill, a former mining and milling property cons...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The tunnel was built between 1893 and 1910 to drain the gold mines in Virginia Canyon, Gilpin Gulch, Russell Gulch, Quartz Hill, Nevad... more

Meadowbank Farm located on Highway 84 in a bend of the Alabama River twelve miles from Monroeville, Alabama, between the towns of Claiborne and Gosport

Meadowbank Farm located on Highway 84 in a bend of the Alabama River t...

The farm has 3,999 acres of land. Meadowbank farm includes four 1854 hune log cabins, a main plantation house built in 1910, and numerous out buildings. There is also a lake and a swamp, thousands of oak and pi... more

Meadowbank Farm located on Highway 84 in a bend of the Alabama River twelve miles from Monroeville, Alabama, between the towns of Claiborne and Gosport

Meadowbank Farm located on Highway 84 in a bend of the Alabama River t...

The farm has 3,999 acres of land. Meadowbank farm includes four 1854 hune log cabins, a main plantation house built in 1910, and numerous out buildings. There is also a lake and a swamp, thousands of oak and pi... more

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood Ballpark located in Birmingham, Alabama

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood B...

Built in 1910, the famous Black Barons of the Negro Leagues also called Rickwood home during their existence. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Lan... more

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood Ballpark located in Birmingham, Alabama

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood B...

Built in 1910, the famous Black Barons of the Negro Leagues also called Rickwood home during their existence. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Lan... more

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood Ballpark located in Birmingham, Alabama

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood B...

Built in 1910, the famous Black Barons of the Negro Leagues also called Rickwood home during their existence. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Lan... more

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood Ballpark located in Birmingham, Alabama

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood B...

Built in 1910, the famous Black Barons of the Negro Leagues also called Rickwood home during their existence. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Lan... more

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood Ballpark located in Birmingham, Alabama

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood B...

Built in 1910, the famous Black Barons of the Negro Leagues also called Rickwood home during their existence. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Lan... more

Exterior. Sidney L. Christie Federal Building, Huntington, West Virginia

Exterior. Sidney L. Christie Federal Building, Huntington, West Virgin...

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Architect: Parker & Thomas. Built in 1905-1910. Credit line... more

The Jones County Courthouse in Anson, Texas

The Jones County Courthouse in Anson, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Elmer G. Withers of Stamford, Texas, designed the brick and Pecos-red sandstone building, which was completed in 1910. Credit line: T... more

Hand-carved animals at the Looff Carousel in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, constructed in 1895 by Charles I.D. Looff, a master carver and builder of amusement rides

Hand-carved animals at the Looff Carousel in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, ...

The carousel was originally located at Lee Funland in upstate New York and in 1910 it was relocated here, at Pawtucket's Slater Memorial Park, where (as of 2018) it continues to operate. The carousel features a... more

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood Ballpark located in Birmingham, Alabama

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood B...

Built in 1910, the famous Black Barons of the Negro Leagues also called Rickwood home during their existence. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Lan... more

Forest Park Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Maryland

Forest Park Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Marylan...

Opened on November 26, 1910. In April 1964, two new wings were added nearly doubling its size. The library was rededicated after the completion of another major renovation project in February 1987. Title, date,... more

Short pier on White Rock Lake, a reservoir located in east Dallas, Texas

Short pier on White Rock Lake, a reservoir located in east Dallas, Tex...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The lake was formed by damming White Rock Creek, which today widens into the lake before continuing south out of the spillway and emp... more

Courtroom gold eagle, Byron R. White U.S. Courthouse, Denver, Colorado

Courtroom gold eagle, Byron R. White U.S. Courthouse, Denver, Colorado

Architect: Tracy, Swartwout, and Litchfield. Built 1910-1916. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit li... more

Interior lobby, Federal Building, Grand Island, Nebraska

Interior lobby, Federal Building, Grand Island, Nebraska

Architect: James Knox Taylor. Neoclassical Revival. The original portion was built between 1908-1910. The two-story addition built between 1933-1935. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Servic... more

Meadowbank Farm located on Highway 84 in a bend of the Alabama River twelve miles from Monroeville, Alabama, between the towns of Claiborne and Gosport

Meadowbank Farm located on Highway 84 in a bend of the Alabama River t...

The farm has 3,999 acres of land. Meadowbank farm includes four 1854 hune log cabins, a main plantation house built in 1910, and numerous out buildings. There is also a lake and a swamp, thousands of oak and pi... more

Oblique view, Robert C. McEwen U.S. Custom House, Ogdensburg, New York

Oblique view, Robert C. McEwen U.S. Custom House, Ogdensburg, New York

Built between 1909-1910. Master Carpenter: Daniel W. Church. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit lin... more

Forest Park Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Maryland

Forest Park Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Marylan...

Opened on November 26, 1910. In April 1964, two new wings were added nearly doubling its size. The library was rededicated after the completion of another major renovation project in February 1987. Title, date,... more

Hand-carved animals at the Looff Carousel in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, constructed in 1895 by Charles I.D. Looff, a master carver and builder of amusement rides

Hand-carved animals at the Looff Carousel in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, ...

The carousel was originally located at Lee Funland in upstate New York and in 1910 it was relocated here, at Pawtucket's Slater Memorial Park, where (as of 2018) it continues to operate. The carousel features a... more

Lobby of the historic Hotel Congress in Tucson, Arizona

Lobby of the historic Hotel Congress in Tucson, Arizona

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Designed by the Los Angeles architectural firm William and Alexander Curlett as part of an expansion of Congress street it was built i... more

Statue of Benjamin Franklin outside the Old Post Office and Clock Tower, Washington, D.C

Statue of Benjamin Franklin outside the Old Post Office and Clock Towe...

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Old Post Office and Clock Tower and located at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. Construction began in 1892, and completed in 1899. The bui... more

Views from the tower of the Old Post Office Pavilion, located at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, in Washington, D.C

Views from the tower of the Old Post Office Pavilion, located at 1100 ...

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Completed in 1899 and used as the city's main post office u... more

The Academy Building, the fourth such building at Phillips Exeter Academy, a prestigious preparatory school in Exeter, New Hampshire

The Academy Building, the fourth such building at Phillips Exeter Acad...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. It was built in 1914 after a devastating fire ruined the third. The Academy Building was designed by Ralph Adams Cram of Cram, Goodhue... more

A gibbon cavorts at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, America's second-oldest zoo, in Cincinnati, Ohio

A gibbon cavorts at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, America's...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Original caption misidentified animal as "monkey." It opened in 1875, 14 months after the Philadelphia Zoo had done so. The zoo is ren... more

Centro Gallego, was a Galician social club in 1914. The National Ballet of Cuba and the State Opera are based in this building in Havana, Cuba

Centro Gallego, was a Galician social club in 1914. The National Balle...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith; 2010; (DLC/PP-2... more

Augustus Lukeman's statue of onetime U.S. president Franklin Pierce, a New Hampshire native, dedicated in 1914, on the grounds of the capitol (or state house, as New Hampshites call it) in Concord, New Hampshire's capital city

Augustus Lukeman's statue of onetime U.S. president Franklin Pierce, a...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2017; (DLC/PP-2016:103-10). Forms part of: Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the... more

Door. The Old Post Office and Clock Tower, Washington, D.C

Door. The Old Post Office and Clock Tower, Washington, D.C

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Old Post Office and Clock Tower and located at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. Construction began in 1892, and completed in 1899. The bui... more

Lobby in the Sam B. Hall, Jr. Federal Building, Marshall, Texas

Lobby in the Sam B. Hall, Jr. Federal Building, Marshall, Texas

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Built in 1914-1915 in the Neoclassical style by architect O... more

Part of the back-entry hallway of the Texas Governor's Mansion in Austin, the capital of Texas

Part of the back-entry hallway of the Texas Governor's Mansion in Aust...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Part of the 1914 addition, this area's width of this changed slightly during another restoration completed in 2012. Built in 1854, th... more

The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden incorporates informational signs such as this into the jungle-like environment of its grounds

The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden incorporates informational sig...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. As America's second oldest zoo, it opened in 1875, 14 months after the Philadelphia Zoo had done so. The zoo is renowned for its breed... more

The Bluebird Theater in Denver, Colorado

The Bluebird Theater in Denver, Colorado

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Designed by Harry W.J. Edbrooke and built during 1913-1914 as the Thompson Theater after prominent local druggist John Thompson. Renam... more

Entrance of the historic Hotel Congress in Tucson, Arizona

Entrance of the historic Hotel Congress in Tucson, Arizona

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Designed by the Los Angeles architectural firm William and Alexander Curlett as part of an expansion of Congress street it was built i... more

Rope and plank footbridge at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, America's second-oldest zoo, in Cincinnati, Ohio

Rope and plank footbridge at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. It opened in 1875, 14 months after the Philadelphia Zoo had done so. The zoo is renowned for its breeding programs of animals such as ... more

In 2008, nearly 90 years after it was built, this 1919 gas station in El Paso, Texas, was restored by antiques business owner Rod Davenport

In 2008, nearly 90 years after it was built, this 1919 gas station in ...

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

In 2008, nearly 90 years after it was built, this 1919 gas station in El Paso, Texas, was restored by antiques business owner Rod Davenport

In 2008, nearly 90 years after it was built, this 1919 gas station in ...

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