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The upper reaches of Frost Bank Tower, a prominent Austin, Texas, skyscraper

The upper reaches of Frost Bank Tower, a prominent Austin, Texas, skys...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The 33-story building was developed by Cousins Properties from November 2001 to December 2003. It was the first high- rise building t... More

Hackberry General Store, Route 66, Hackberry, Arizona

Hackberry General Store, Route 66, Hackberry, Arizona

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase ; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-201... More

Stained glass in Neiman Marcus store, San Francisco, California

Stained glass in Neiman Marcus store, San Francisco, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. This stain glass in Neiman Marcus on Union Square, was once in The City of Paris store. The architectural centerpiece of the building is the original rotu... More

Pops Route 66 Restaurant and gift shop, Arcadia, Oklahoma

Pops Route 66 Restaurant and gift shop, Arcadia, Oklahoma

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-2010... More

Historic Electric City sign, restored in 2008, shines again. Scranton, Pennsylvania

Historic Electric City sign, restored in 2008, shines again. Scranton,...

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase ; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-201... More

The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, San Francisco, California

The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, San Francisco, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Street names commemorate two early San Francisco leaders: Pioneer and exchange banker Henry Haight and Munroe Ashbury. The district is noted for its role ... More

Mardi Gras Parade, New Orleans, Louisiana

Mardi Gras Parade, New Orleans, Louisiana

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Mardi Gras is organized by Carnival krewes. Krewe float riders toss throws to the crowds; the most common are strings of plastic colorful beads, doubloons... More

Detail of a historic car with license plates from the 1940s. San Francisco, California

Detail of a historic car with license plates from the 1940s. San Franc...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... More

Memorial Church on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, California

Memorial Church on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, Califo...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Pr... More

Classical Revival style building built in 1925, 14th and G St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Classical Revival style building built in 1925, 14th and G St., NW, Wa...

Formerly the National Bank of Washington which was the oldest bank in Washington, D.C. It closed around 1999 when it was taken over by the FDIC. It was designed by Alfred C. Bossom and Jules-Henri de Sibour. Pl... More

Classical Revival style building built in 1925, 14th and G St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Classical Revival style building built in 1925, 14th and G St., NW, Wa...

Formerly the National Bank of Washington which was the oldest bank in Washington, D.C. It closed around 1999 when it was taken over by the FDIC. It was designed by Alfred C. Bossom and Jules-Henri de Sibour. Pl... More

Classical Revival style building built in 1925, 14th and G St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Classical Revival style building built in 1925, 14th and G St., NW, Wa...

Formerly the National Bank of Washington which was the oldest bank in Washington, D.C. It closed around 1999 when it was taken over by the FDIC. It was designed by Alfred C. Bossom and Jules-Henri de Sibour. Pl... More

Classical Revival style building built in 1925, 14th and G St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Classical Revival style building built in 1925, 14th and G St., NW, Wa...

Formerly the National Bank of Washington which was the oldest bank in Washington, D.C. It closed around 1999 when it was taken over by the FDIC. It was designed by Alfred C. Bossom and Jules-Henri de Sibour. Pl... More

Classical Revival style building built in 1925, 14th and G St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Classical Revival style building built in 1925, 14th and G St., NW, Wa...

Formerly the National Bank of Washington which was the oldest bank in Washington, D.C. It closed around 1999 when it was taken over by the FDIC. It was designed by Alfred C. Bossom and Jules-Henri de Sibour. Pl... More

Creative "diver" neon sign at the old Starlight Motel in Mesa, a small Arizona city that became one of sprawling Phoenix's many suburbs. The city far predates Phoenix; it was the site of 15th-Century Indian canals and, four centuries later, was one of several western communities founded by Mormon settlers

Creative "diver" neon sign at the old Starlight Motel in Mesa, a small...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The city far predates Phoenix; it was the site of 15th-Century Indian canals and, four centuries later, was one of several western com... More

Mission San Juan Capistrano, Southern California

Mission San Juan Capistrano, Southern California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Mission San Juan Capistrano was a Spanish mission in Southern California, located in present-day San Juan Capistrano. It was founded on All Saints Day Nov... More

National Memorial Baptist Church, on the corner of Columbia Rd. and 15th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

National Memorial Baptist Church, on the corner of Columbia Rd. and 15...

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

1333 16th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

1333 16th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

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

Jewish Community Center, 16th St. near intersection with Q St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Jewish Community Center, 16th St. near intersection with Q St., NW, Wa...

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

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama

The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church was organized in 1873 as the First Colored Baptist Church of Birmingham. In 1880, the church came to this site on 16th Street and 6th Avenue North. During the Civil Rights Mo... More

Trinity AME Zion Church, 16th St. near intersection with Meridan Pl., NW, Washington, D.C.

Trinity AME Zion Church, 16th St. near intersection with Meridan Pl., ...

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

Church of Christ, 16th St. near the intersection with Decatur St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Church of Christ, 16th St. near the intersection with Decatur St., NW,...

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

The Elizabeth II, a representative 16th-century sailing vessel in Festival Park in Manteo, a community on Roanoke Island in North Carolina's Outer Banks, a 200-mile-long string of barrier islands and Splits off the coast that locals like to call the "OBX"

The Elizabeth II, a representative 16th-century sailing vessel in Fest...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2017; (DLC/PP-2016:103-7). Forms part of: Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the ... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Scene from "The Lost Colony," a historical outdoor drama that marked 80 years of productions in 2017 in Manteo, a community on Roanoke Island in North Carolina's Outer Banks

Scene from "The Lost Colony," a historical outdoor drama that marked 8...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The play describes the late 16th-century attempt to establish a permanent English settlement, founded by Sir Walter Raleigh, in North ... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mexican Cultural Institute, located on 16th St., near intersection with Harvard St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Mexican Cultural Institute, located on 16th St., near intersection wit...

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

Apartment buildings, 16th St. near intersection with W St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Apartment buildings, 16th St. near intersection with W St., NW, Washin...

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

Trinity AME Zion Church, 16th St. near intersection with Meridan Pl., NW, Washington, D.C.

Trinity AME Zion Church, 16th St. near intersection with Meridan Pl., ...

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

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama

The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church was organized in 1873 as the First Colored Baptist Church of Birmingham. In 1880, the church came to this site on 16th Street and 6th Avenue North. During the Civil Rights Mo... More

Sixth Presbyterian Church, 5400 block of 16th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Sixth Presbyterian Church, 5400 block of 16th St., NW, Washington, D.C...

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

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Church of Christ, 16th St. near the intersection with Decatur St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Church of Christ, 16th St. near the intersection with Decatur St., NW,...

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

Scene from "The Lost Colony," a historical outdoor drama that marked 80 years of productions in 2017 in Manteo, a community on Roanoke Island in North Carolina's Outer Banks

Scene from "The Lost Colony," a historical outdoor drama that marked 8...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The play describes the late 16th-century attempt to establish a permanent English settlement, founded by Sir Walter Raleigh, in North ... More

Carnegie Institution of Washington, 16th St. at intersection with P St., NW, Washington, D.C

Carnegie Institution of Washington, 16th St. at intersection with P St...

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

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama

The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church was organized in 1873 as the First Colored Baptist Church of Birmingham. In 1880, the church came to this site on 16th Street and 6th Avenue North. During the Civil Rights Mo... More

Scene from "The Lost Colony," a historical outdoor drama that marked 80 years of productions in 2017 in Manteo, a community on Roanoke Island in North Carolina's Outer Banks

Scene from "The Lost Colony," a historical outdoor drama that marked 8...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The play describes the late 16th-century attempt to establish a permanent English settlement, founded by Sir Walter Raleigh, in North ... More

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama

The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church was organized in 1873 as the First Colored Baptist Church of Birmingham. In 1880, the church came to this site on 16th Street and 6th Avenue North. During the Civil Rights Mo... More

The U.S. (regular army) 16th Infantry Regiment monument at the Chickamauga portion of the Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park

The U.S. (regular army) 16th Infantry Regiment monument at the Chickam...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. In November 1863, Union and Confederate forces fought for control of Chattanooga, Tennessee, a railroad hub known as the "Gateway to t... More

Mural at Amargos Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargos Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely ...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Shrine of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 16th St. near intersection with Park Road, NW, Washington, D.C.

Shrine of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 16th St. near intersection...

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

The Regent Showcase theater, an art deco former movie house on La Brea Avenue in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California

The Regent Showcase theater, an art deco former movie house on La Brea...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargos Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargos Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely ...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Buildings, 16th St., near intersection with P St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Buildings, 16th St., near intersection with P St., NW, Washington, D.C...

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

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama

The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church was organized in 1873 as the First Colored Baptist Church of Birmingham. In 1880, the church came to this site on 16th Street and 6th Avenue North. During the Civil Rights Mo... More

Sixth Presbyterian Church, 5400 block of 16th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Sixth Presbyterian Church, 5400 block of 16th St., NW, Washington, D.C...

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

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama

The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church was organized in 1873 as the First Colored Baptist Church of Birmingham. In 1880, the church came to this site on 16th Street and 6th Avenue North. During the Civil Rights Mo... More

Row houses, 16th near Q St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Row houses, 16th near Q St., NW, Washington, D.C.

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

The creator of this image, photographer Carol M. Highsmith, enjoys a moment on stage at a remarkable theater in what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

The creator of this image, photographer Carol M. Highsmith, enjoys a m...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Sixth Presbyterian Church, 5400 block of 16th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Sixth Presbyterian Church, 5400 block of 16th St., NW, Washington, D.C...

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

The entrance to the "Amargosa Opera House," adjacent to the Amagosa Hotel in Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

The entrance to the "Amargosa Opera House," adjacent to the Amagosa Ho...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

The Huguenot Church, also called the French Huguenot Church or the French Protestant Church, a Gothic Revival church in Charleston, South Carolina

The Huguenot Church, also called the French Huguenot Church or the Fre...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The only independent Huguenot church in the United States, it was built in 1844 and designed by architect Edward Brickell White. Prote... More

The entrance to the "Amargosa Opera House," adjacent to the Amagosa Hotel in Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

The entrance to the "Amargosa Opera House," adjacent to the Amagosa Ho...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Scene from "The Lost Colony," a historical outdoor drama that marked 80 years of productions in 2017 in Manteo, a community on Roanoke Island in North Carolina's Outer Banks

Scene from "The Lost Colony," a historical outdoor drama that marked 8...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The play describes the late 16th-century attempt to establish a permanent English settlement, founded by Sir Walter Raleigh, in North ... More

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama

The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church was organized in 1873 as the First Colored Baptist Church of Birmingham. In 1880, the church came to this site on 16th Street and 6th Avenue North. During the Civil Rights Mo... More

The Regent Showcase theater, an art deco former movie house on La Brea Avenue in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California

The Regent Showcase theater, an art deco former movie house on La Brea...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Scene from "The Lost Colony," a historical outdoor drama that marked 80 years of productions in 2017 in Manteo, a community on Roanoke Island in North Carolina's Outer Banks

Scene from "The Lost Colony," a historical outdoor drama that marked 8...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The play describes the late 16th-century attempt to establish a permanent English settlement, founded by Sir Walter Raleigh, in North ... More

Cemetery at the Huguenot Church, also called the French Huguenot Church or the French Protestant Church, a Gothic Revival church in Charleston, South Carolina

Cemetery at the Huguenot Church, also called the French Huguenot Churc...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The only independent Huguenot church in the United States, it was built in 1844 and designed by architect Edward Brickell White. Prote... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Interior view of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Interior view of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The building is the last visible trace of the Presidio San Antonio de Bexar and the only remaining example in Texas of an aristocrati... More

Detail of the historic barn at the Samuel Gilbert Smith Farmstead in West Brattleboro, Vermont

Detail of the historic barn at the Samuel Gilbert Smith Farmstead in W...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The property now consists of 20 acres, although the farm originally associated with the property spanned 1,000 acres in the 18th centu... More

Courtyard of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Courtyard of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The building is the last visible trace of the Presidio San Antonio de Bexar and the only remaining example in Texas of an aristocrati... More

Homemade brooms at Canterbury Shaker Village, a historic site and museum in Canterbury, New Hampshire

Homemade brooms at Canterbury Shaker Village, a historic site and muse...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Canterbury Village is under permanent conservation easement at one of a number of Shaker community sites founded in the 19th century. ... More

Doorway detail of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Doorway detail of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The building is the last visible trace of the Presidio San Antonio de Bexar and the only remaining example in Texas of an aristocrati... More

Doorway detail of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Doorway detail of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The building is the last visible trace of the Presidio San Antonio de Bexar and the only remaining example in Texas of an aristocrati... More

Room interior at Canterbury Shaker Village in Canterbury, New Hampshire

Room interior at Canterbury Shaker Village in Canterbury, New Hampshir...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The historic site and museum preserves a site that was one of a number of Shaker communities founded in the 19th century. The United S... More

Doorway to the Alamo, an 18th-century mission church in San Antonio, Texas

Doorway to the Alamo, an 18th-century mission church in San Antonio, T...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Originally built to be the church for the Mission San Antonio de Valero, which was founded in 1718. The church was built by Spanish F... More

Interior view of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Interior view of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The building is the last visible trace of the Presidio San Antonio de Bexar and the only remaining example in Texas of an aristocrati... More

Sanctuary detail of Jesus on the cross within the Mission San Xavier del Bac, a Spanish Catholic mission, completed in 1797 on what is now the Tohono O'odham San Xavier Indian Reservation in Pima County, Arizona, just south of Tucson

Sanctuary detail of Jesus on the cross within the Mission San Xavier d...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The mission was named for Francis Xavier, a Christian missionary and co-founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuit Order) in Europe. Titl... More

Dr. Mudd's old head stone on display behind the Dr. Samuel Mudd House in one of the stables in Waldorf, Maryland

Dr. Mudd's old head stone on display behind the Dr. Samuel Mudd House ...

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

Mission San Carlos Borroméo del río Carmelo, Carmel Mission, Carmel California

Mission San Carlos Borroméo del río Carmelo, Carmel Mission, Carmel Ca...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. A Roman Catholic mission church in Carmel, California. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and a U.S. National Historic Landmark. Destroyed ... More

Display of old whiskey and beer bottles at the Castle Dome City ghost town, once the boomtown surrounding the Castle Dome mining district above several silver (and later lead) mines that thrived near Yuma, Arizona, from the late-19th into the mid-20th centuries

Display of old whiskey and beer bottles at the Castle Dome City ghost ...

The site is now the centerpiece of the Castle Dome Mining Museum and Ghost Town, which introduces visitors to the restored ghost town as well as the Hull Mine, where they can, under black light, see some of the... More

Artists Steve Della Maggiora and Susan Clifford produced this mural in downtown Napa, California, depicting Napa River activities in the 19th Century

Artists Steve Della Maggiora and Susan Clifford produced this mural in...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... More

The 1984 painting "Matilda Lockhart Comes Home," by artist Lee Herring, displayed at the Buffalo Gap Historic Village in the unincorporated Taylor County, Texas, town of the same name, near Abilene

The 1984 painting "Matilda Lockhart Comes Home," by artist Lee Herring...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The museum showcases fifteen outdoor structures and West Texas artifacts that reach back to the late 19th century and the early 20th ... More

An untitled 1932 oil painting by George Sanderson Bickerstaff, displayed at the Buffalo Gap Historic Village in the unincorporated Taylor County, Texas, town of the same name, near Abilene

An untitled 1932 oil painting by George Sanderson Bickerstaff, display...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The museum showcases fifteen outdoor structures and West Texas artifacts that reach back to the late 19th century and the early 20th ... More

One of two elevators at the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson

One of two elevators at the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The third state house to be located in Jackson, this Beaux-Arts-style building, completed in 1901, was designed to house all branches ... More

Depiction of American Indians on one of four medallions dedicated to Mississippi history painted inside the central dome of the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson in 1935

Depiction of American Indians on one of four medallions dedicated to M...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The third state house to be located in Jackson, this Beaux-Arts-style building, completed in 1901, was designed to house all branches ... More

Troy, a city in Pike County, Alabama

Troy, a city in Pike County, Alabama

Home to Troy University (formerly Troy State University). Troy burned down in 1901 and had to be rebuilt from scratch. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Geor... More

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of Mobile lobby, Mobile, Alabama

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of M...

John Augustus Walker (1901-1967) was a well-known Alabama Gulf Coast artist of the Depression era who was commissioned to undertake several art projects for the Works Progress Administration. Walker's preferred... More

The 1887 Moore-Flack House in Austin, Texas

The 1887 Moore-Flack House in Austin, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The first owner of the Victorian house, John M. Moore, was Texas secretary of state. Laura A. E. Flack, a prominent Austin businesswo... More

The iconic Van Wickle Gates at Brown University, one of America's prestigious "Ivy League" colleges, in Providence, the capital of, and largest city in, Rhode Island

The iconic Van Wickle Gates at Brown University, one of America's pres...

The ornamental entrance to the main campus was built with the bequest of graduate Augustus Stout Van Wickle, who was president of a bank and several coal corporations. Dedicated in 1901, the gates stand as a sy... More

Historic home of onetime Vermont Lieutenant Governor Nelson Fisk on Isle La Motte, one of the Lake Champlain Islands chain in Vermont waters of Lake Champlain, separating Vermont and New York State

Historic home of onetime Vermont Lieutenant Governor Nelson Fisk on Is...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. It was here on September 6, 1901, that U.S. Vice President Theodore Roosevelt, who was visiting the Fisk family, learned that Presiden... More

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of Mobile lobby, Mobile, Alabama

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of M...

John Augustus Walker (1901-1967) was a well-known Alabama Gulf Coast artist of the Depression era who was commissioned to undertake several art projects for the Works Progress Administration. Walker's preferred... More

Antique trucks and cars along the road, Montana

Antique trucks and cars along the road, Montana

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-2010... More

Antonio Tobias Mendez's "Spirit of Leadership" sculpture of the former U.S. president stands outside the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural site in Buffalo, New York

Antonio Tobias Mendez's "Spirit of Leadership" sculpture of the former...

Having rushed to Buffalo, then-Vice President Roosevelt was sworn in as chief executive on September 14, 1901, the day that his predecessor, William McKinley, died of wounds suffered when an assassin shot him e... More

View of vintage car at the Hackberry General Store, Route 66, Hackberry, Arizona

View of vintage car at the Hackberry General Store, Route 66, Hackberr...

Hackberry was founded when prospectors found a rich vein of ore here in the 1870's. A large Hackberry tree grew by the spring and gave the town its name. Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. ... More

Ruins of Salado College, a small college that operated in Salado, Texas, a town between Waco and Austin, from 1860 to 1885

Ruins of Salado College, a small college that operated in Salado, Texa...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The "college" taught courses from the elementary-school level up to college level and held many classes in people's homes. The proper... More

View of the old State Library through the rotunda at the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson

View of the old State Library through the rotunda at the Mississippi S...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The third state house to be located in Jackson, this Beaux-Arts-style building, completed in 1901, was designed to house all branches ... More

Dome above House of Representatives Chamber at the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson

Dome above House of Representatives Chamber at the Mississippi State C...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The third state house to be located in Jackson, this Beaux-Arts-style building, completed in 1901, was designed to house all branches ... More

Stained-glass window and architectural details at the top of grand staircase at the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson

Stained-glass window and architectural details at the top of grand sta...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The third state house to be located in Jackson, this Beaux-Arts-style building, completed in 1901, was designed to house all branches ... More

Ruins of Salado College, a small college that operated in Salado, Texas, a town between Waco and Austin, from 1860 to 1885

Ruins of Salado College, a small college that operated in Salado, Texa...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The "college" taught courses from the elementary-school level up to college level and held many classes in people's homes. The proper... More

Troy, a city in Pike County, Alabama

Troy, a city in Pike County, Alabama

Home to Troy University (formerly Troy State University). Troy burned down in 1901 and had to be rebuilt from scratch. Mural features "The Runway" by Norman Rockwell; mural artist: CHHS Art. Title, date, subjec... More

Troy, a city in Pike County, Alabama

Troy, a city in Pike County, Alabama

Home to Troy University (formerly Troy State University). Troy burned down in 1901 and had to be rebuilt from scratch. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Geor... More

William J. Samford Hall is a structure on the campus of Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama

William J. Samford Hall is a structure on the campus of Auburn Univers...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. William J. Samford Hall is an icon of Auburn University and houses the school's administration. The building is named for William J. Samford... More

Depiction of European explorers on one of four medallions dedicated to Mississippi history painted inside the central dome of the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson in 1935

Depiction of European explorers on one of four medallions dedicated to...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The third state house to be located in Jackson, this Beaux-Arts-style building, completed in 1901, was designed to house all branches ... 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

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