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Remnants of a fresco showing Jesus on the Cross at Mission Nuestra Senora de la Purisima Concepcion de Acuna, better known as simply "Mission Concepcion" today, is one of four surviving Spanish missions in San Antonio, Texas

Remnants of a fresco showing Jesus on the Cross at Mission Nuestra Sen...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. This stone church was dedicated in 1755 and appears much as it did over two centuries ago. It stands as the oldest unrestored stone c... More

Mural depicting Alabama history by Roderick McKenzie. State Capitol, Montgomery, Alabama

Mural depicting Alabama history by Roderick McKenzie. State Capitol, M...

The first Capitol building was built in 1847, and was destroyed by fire in 1849. The current State Capitol was built on the previous Capitol's foundations, and was completed in 1851. The building has grown over... More

State Capitol, Montgomery, Alabama

State Capitol, Montgomery, Alabama

The first Capitol building was built in 1847, and was destroyed by fire in 1849. The current State Capitol was built on the previous Capitol's foundations, and was completed in 1851. The building has grown over... More

Stained glass windows, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Selma, Alabama

Stained glass windows, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Selma, Alabama

St. Paul's parish was established in 1838. The original sanctuary building was burned during the Battle of Selma. The current building, designed by the New York firm of Richard Upjohn, was completed in 1875. Th... More

Stained glass windows, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Selma, Alabama

Stained glass windows, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Selma, Alabama

St. Paul's parish was established in 1838. The original sanctuary building was burned during the Battle of Selma. The current building, designed by the New York firm of Richard Upjohn, was completed in 1875. Th... More

Tiffany stained glass windows, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Selma, Alabama

Tiffany stained glass windows, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Selma, Ala...

St. Paul's parish was established in 1838. The original sanctuary building was burned during the Battle of Selma. The current building, designed by the New York firm of Richard Upjohn, was completed in 1875. Th... More

A colorful illustration on a building in the Stockyards District of Fort Worth, Texas

A colorful illustration on a building in the Stockyards District of Fo...

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

Part of an elaborate "fish mural," painted in 1906 by a local (reputedly one-armed) fisherman on the acade of the Champion Building, Port Isabel, Texas

Part of an elaborate "fish mural," painted in 1906 by a local (reputed...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Formerly a 1899-vintage dry-goods store owned by Charles Champion in Port Isabel, Texas, the building is now the town's historical mu... 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

Mural on the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, California

Mural on the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, California

Mural: Ghosts of Pantages Dedication, 1930. Created July-September 2000 by James Hamblin, Jim Piper, and Matthew Witmer. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace ... More

1940s-vintage Dr Pepper neon sign at the Dublin Bottling Works and W.P. Kloster Museum in Dublin, Texas

1940s-vintage Dr Pepper neon sign at the Dublin Bottling Works and W.P...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. This plant produced a distinctive form of Dr Pepper, a soda popular throughout the South. The distinction: it used only pure cane suga... More

A 1940s-vintage quonset building at the Porter Farm, also known as Walter C. Porter Farm, near Terrell in Kaufman County, Texas

A 1940s-vintage quonset building at the Porter Farm, also known as Wal...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The farm was the site of the first cooperative farm demonstration, organized by Dr. Seaman A. Knapp, a U.S. Department of Agriculture... More

A faded mural on the wall of a building in Dallas, Texas, advertising the Texas and Pacific Railroad's passenger service to Saint Louis in what at the time was apparently the expeditious time of 23 hours

A faded mural on the wall of a building in Dallas, Texas, advertising ...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. This was a featured route for that railroad as early as 1872, though this advertisement probably dates to the 1930s or 1940s, when pa... More

A portion of the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vermont

A portion of the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vermont

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. This is the same family made famous in the musical The Sound of Music. In the early 1940s, the von Trapp family toured the United Stat... More

Flatbed truck loaded with pumpkins for sale in the early fall season at Harvest Farm in Valle Crucis, North Carolina

Flatbed truck loaded with pumpkins for sale in the early fall season a...

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

Mel's, a classic American diner, in Grandy, North Carolina

Mel's, a classic American diner, in Grandy, North Carolina

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. From the 1920s to the 1940s, diners, like many mobile homes, were usually prefabricated of aluminum in factories and delivered to the ... More

Art deco relief, one of many at Fair Park, site of the 1936 Texas Centennial celebration and the Pan-American Exposition in 1937 in Dallas, Texas

Art deco relief, one of many at Fair Park, site of the 1936 Texas Cent...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The park preserves the largest collection of 1930s Art Deco architecture in the United States. It also holds the distinction of being ... More

A 1950s-vintage truck outside a general store in Jefferson, a town in Marion County in East Texas on whose main street almost every commercial building, and many nearby homes, have a historic marker

A 1950s-vintage truck outside a general store in Jefferson, a town 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

Part of a carefully restored mural, "Railroad Transportation" by Carlo Ciampaglia, one of dozens at Fair Park, site of the 1936 Texas Centennial celebration and the Pan-American Exposition in 1937 in Dallas, Texas

Part of a carefully restored mural, "Railroad Transportation" by Carlo...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The park preserves the largest collection of 1930s Art Deco architecture in the United States. It also holds the distinction of being ... More

Statue at Fair Park, site of the 1936 Texas Centennial celebration and the Pan-American Exposition in 1937 in Dallas, Texas

Statue at Fair Park, site of the 1936 Texas Centennial celebration and...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The park preserves the largest collection of 1930s Art Deco architecture in the United States. It also holds the distinction of being ... More

One of 32 murals on the Mississippi River floodwall by Robert Dafford, depicting historic scenes and local culture in Vicksburg, Mississippi

One of 32 murals on the Mississippi River floodwall by Robert Dafford,...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. This one honors the Miss Mississippi beauty pageant, which Vicksburg has hosted since 1958. Gift; Ben May Charitable Trust; 2016; (DLC... More

President Lyndon B. Johnson and his wife, Lady Bird Johnson, loved their piece of the Pedernales River, which winds through the property that Johnson purchased in 1951 from a widowed aunt. The ranch house on the land became the "Texas White House" during Johnson's presidency in the 1960s

President Lyndon B. Johnson and his wife, Lady Bird Johnson, loved the...

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

Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham, Alabama

Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham, Alabama

Kelly Ingram Park (formerly West Park) was a staging ground for civil rights demonstrations in the 1960s. It is located adjacent to the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and the 16th Street Baptist Church. Titl... More

Montgomery Zoo, Montgomery, Alabama

Montgomery Zoo, Montgomery, Alabama

The Montgomery Zoo was established in 1920 as part of Oak Park. It grew and thrived there until the 1960s. Eleven years later, the zoo was re-established and moved to its current located in north Montgomery. In... 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

Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

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

Charles Buckney, a childhood friend of singing legend Elvis Presley, rests a spell outside Johnnie's Drive-in restaurant, a frequent hangout of Presley's in Tupelo, Mississippi

Charles Buckney, a childhood friend of singing legend Elvis Presley, r...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Elvis Aaron Presley was an American musician and actor in the 1960s and '70s. Buckney's dog, a Jack Russell terrier, is named "Jackson... More

A replica Eiffel Tower with a Texas accent in Paris, Texas

A replica Eiffel Tower with a Texas accent in Paris, Texas

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. There's a Texas-sized story of rivalries behind it. Both Paris of Texas and Paris of Tennessee dedicated their Eiffel Tower replicas i... More

Memorable marcher in the showcase parade of all things extraterrestrial-like at McMinnville Oregon's, annual McMenamins UFO Festival

Memorable marcher in the showcase parade of all things extraterrestria...

Founded in 1999, this three-day event began at the historic McMenamins Hotel in memory of the celebrated 1950 "Trent sighting" and photographs of a purported flying saucer at a nearby farm. Skeptics have conclu... 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

[Right panel of The Ernest Kinney Teamster Family Mural by Robert Thomas, John Knowlton Jenna Morgenstein, Rich Perkins, Tory Michener and J.T. Schmidt, 1999. Located in Bishop, a small town in Inyo County, California, at the northern end of the sweeping Owens Valley in the Eastern Sierra Mountains]

[Right panel of The Ernest Kinney Teamster Family Mural by Robert Thom...

Mural information from Bishop Mural Society website, 2013. The town was named for Bishop Creek, which flows out of the Sierras. The creek, in turn, was named after Samuel Addison Bishop, an early Owens Valley s... More

The Small Parlor in the northeast corner of the first floor in the 1856 section of the Texas Governor's Mansion in Austin, Texas

The Small Parlor in the northeast corner of the first floor in the 185...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Built in 1854, it was designed by prominent architect Abner Cook and has been the home of every Texas governor since 1856. Credit lin... More

Vintage automobile at the Hopson Plantation site on the outskirts of Clarksdale, in Mississippi's Delta region

Vintage automobile at the Hopson Plantation site on the outskirts of C...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. An old spread on which cotton was picked by black tenant farmers and mules, Hopson became one of the Old South's first mechanized cott... More

Forest of trees, Montana - Carol M. Highsmith photogrpahy

Forest of trees, Montana - Carol M. Highsmith photogrpahy

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

Beach scene on the island of Oahu, Hawaii

Beach scene on the island of Oahu, Hawaii

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

Old tractors along the road, Montana

Old tractors 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

Aerial view of resort on the north shore, Hawaii

Aerial view of resort on the north shore, Hawaii

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

Philip Johnson's Pavillion, New Canaan, Connecticut

Philip Johnson's Pavillion, New Canaan, Connecticut

Built in 1962. 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; 200... More

Masonic symbols - Masonic Temple, Alexandria, Virginia

Masonic symbols - Masonic Temple, Alexandria, Virginia

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

Dolles Salt Water Taffy sign, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Dolles Salt Water Taffy sign, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

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

Rock Creek Park, Washington, D.C.

Rock Creek Park, Washington, D.C.

Rock Creek Park is truly a gem in our nation's capital. It offers visitors an opportunity to reflect and soothe their spirits through the beauty of nature. Fresh air, majestic trees, wild animals, and the ebb a... More

Bas relief, World War II Memorial, Washington, D.C.

Bas relief, World War II Memorial, Washington, D.C.

The U.S. National World War II Memorial is a National Memorial dedicated to Americans who served in the armed forces and as civilians during World War II. Consisting of 56 pillars and a pair of arches surroundi... More

Bas relief, World War II Memorial, Washington, D.C.

Bas relief, World War II Memorial, Washington, D.C.

The U.S. National World War II Memorial is a National Memorial dedicated to Americans who served in the armed forces and as civilians during World War II. Consisting of 56 pillars and a pair of arches surroundi... More

Mr. D'z Diner, Route 66, Kingman, Arizona

Mr. D'z Diner, Route 66, Kingman, 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-2010... More

Mardi Gras Parade, 2006, New Orleans, Louisiana

Mardi Gras Parade, 2006, New Orleans, Louisiana

Photograph taken a few months after Hurricane Katrina. Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gi... More

Philip Johnson's Glass House, New Canaan, Connecticut

Philip Johnson's Glass House, New Canaan, Connecticut

Philip Johnson's Glass House. The Glass House or Johnson house, built in 1949 in New Canaan, Connecticut, was designed by Philip Johnson as his own residence and is a masterpiece in the use of glass. It was an ... More

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

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

Aerial view of White House, Old Executive Office Building, Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial, Washington, D.C.

Aerial view of White House, Old Executive Office Building, Washington ...

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

Chrysler Building detail, New York, New York

Chrysler Building detail, New York, New York

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

Aerial view of White House and downtown, Washington, D.C.

Aerial view of White House and downtown, Washington, D.C.

The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States. Located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., it was built between 1792 and 1800 of white-p... More

Apple Store, 5th Avenue, New York, New York

Apple Store, 5th Avenue, New York, New York

Designed by San Francisco based design firm Eight Inc. Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gi... More

Ruth Gorge, Denali National Park, Alaska

Ruth Gorge, Denali National Park, Alaska

Ruth Glacier is a glacier in Denali National Park and Preserve in the U.S. state of Alaska. Its upper reaches are almost three vertical miles (4.8 km) below the summit of Mount McKinley. Title, date, and subjec... More

Howard Street Bridge, Baltimore, Maryland

Howard Street Bridge, Baltimore, Maryland

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

National Archives building detail, Pennsylvania Avenue façade, Washington, D.C.

National Archives building detail, Pennsylvania Avenue façade, Washing...

The United States National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is an independent agency of the United States government charged with preserving and documenting government and historical records and with ... More

Prince William Sound, Alaska - Drawing. Public domain image.

Prince William Sound, Alaska - Drawing. Public domain image.

Prince William Sound is a sound of the Gulf of Alaska on the south coast of the U.S. state of Alaska. It is located on the east side of the Kenai Peninsula. The coastline is convoluted, with many islands and fj... More

Saguaro Cactus near Tucson, Arizona

Saguaro Cactus near Tucson, Arizona

The saguaro, is a large, tree-sized cactus species native to the Sonoran Desert in Arizona, the Mexican state of Sonora, and an extremely small area of California. The saguaro blossom is the state flower of Ari... More

Prince William Sound, Alaska - Drawing. Public domain image.

Prince William Sound, Alaska - Drawing. Public domain image.

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Prince William Sound is a sound of the Gulf of Alaska on the south coast of the U.S. state of Alaska. It is located on the east side of the Kenai Peninsu... More

Pig neon sign, Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee

Pig neon sign, Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee

Established in 2002 on Historic Beale Street in Memphis Tennessee, The Pig on Beale quickly became a local favorite for "Memphis Style" Hickory Smoked BBQ pork shoulder and BBQ ribs. Title, date, and subjects p... More

Mississippi River in Natchez, Mississippi

Mississippi River in Natchez, Mississippi

Mississippi became a state in 1817. The territorial legislature met on the grounds of Historic Jefferson College, a few miles north of Natchez in Washington. Many intriguing visitors arrived at Natchez during t... More

Ruth Glacier, Denali National Park, Alaska

Ruth Glacier, Denali National Park, Alaska

Ruth Glacier is a glacier in Denali National Park and Preserve in the U.S. state of Alaska. Its upper reaches are almost three vertical miles (4.8 km) below the summit of Mount McKinley. Title, date, and subjec... More

Porter Sculpture Park, Montrose, South Dakota

Porter Sculpture Park, Montrose, South Dakota

Located just off Interstate 90 in the South Dakota Drift Prairie, about 25 miles west of Sioux Falls. Many of the sculptures, in the style of industrial art, were made with scrap metal, old farm equipment, or r... More

Porter Sculpture Park, Montrose, South Dakota

Porter Sculpture Park, Montrose, South Dakota

Located just off Interstate 90 in the South Dakota Drift Prairie, about 25 miles west of Sioux Falls. Many of the sculptures, in the style of industrial art, were made with scrap metal, old farm equipment, or r... More

Badlands National Park, South Dakota

Badlands National Park, South Dakota

244,000 acres of sharply eroded buttes, pinnacles, and spires. Bison, bighorn sheep, endangered black-footed ferrets, and swift fox roam one of the largest, protected mixed- grass prairies in the United States.... More

Chain of Rocks bridge, Route 66, St. Louis, Missouri

Chain of Rocks bridge, Route 66, St. Louis, Missouri

The bridge is for walking only and is one mile long. Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift... More

Route 66 Rocker, Fanning, Missouri

Route 66 Rocker, Fanning, Missouri

The Route 66 Rocker is the largest rocking chair in the world. Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divi... More

Old house, rural Montana - Carol M. Highsmith photogrpahy

Old house, rural Montana - Carol M. Highsmith photogrpahy

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

Pops Restaurant, Route 66, Arcadia, Oklahoma

Pops Restaurant, Route 66, Arcadia, Oklahoma

This sculptural take on a soda bottle and straw soars 66 ft. into the sky. Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

House, Route 66, Seligman, Arizona

House, Route 66, Seligman, 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-2010... More

Soldiers Memorial Military Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Soldiers Memorial Military Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

This museum preserves a wide range of military artifacts in memory of fallen soldiers who served in the United States military. Featuring artifacts of all branches of the military, it serves as a constant remin... More

Historic Cottage Hotel, Route 66, Seligman, Arizona

Historic Cottage Hotel, Route 66, Seligman, 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-2010... More

The garden at Chesterwood looking toward the studio of Daniel Chester French, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

The garden at Chesterwood looking toward the studio of Daniel Chester ...

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

Motel sign, Page, Arizona - Carol M. Highsmith photogrpahy

Motel sign, Page, Arizona - Carol M. Highsmith photogrpahy

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

The Las Vegas Clark County Government Center and the Lou Ruvo Brain Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada

The Las Vegas Clark County Government Center and the Lou Ruvo Brain In...

By architect Frank Gehry; under construction. Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and pu... More

Porter Sculpture Park, Montrose, South Dakota

Porter Sculpture Park, Montrose, South Dakota

Located just off Interstate 90 in the South Dakota Drift Prairie, about 25 miles west of Sioux Falls. Many of the sculptures, in the style of industrial art, were made with scrap metal, old farm equipment, or r... More

"Ice Cold Pop" sign and American flag advertised on Route 66, Seligman, Arizona

"Ice Cold Pop" sign and American flag advertised on Route 66, Seligman...

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

Mural above the J.H. Conrad & Company General Store, Sheridan, Wyoming

Mural above the J.H. Conrad & Company General Store, Sheridan, Wyoming

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

Aerial view from helicoptor, Sedona, Arizona

Aerial view from helicoptor, Sedona, 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-2010... More

Train near Casper, Wyoming - Drawing. Public domain image.

Train near Casper, Wyoming - Drawing. Public domain image.

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

The Cairo apartment building, 1615 Q St., NW, Washington, D.C., is a landmark in the Dupont Circle neighborhood and the District's tallest residential building

The Cairo apartment building, 1615 Q St., NW, Washington, D.C., is a l...

The 164-feet-tall brick building was designed by architect Thomas Franklin Schneider and completed in 1894 as the city's first residential skyscraper. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the pho... More

Forestiere Underground Gardens at 5021 West Shaw Avenue, Fresno, California

Forestiere Underground Gardens at 5021 West Shaw Avenue, Fresno, Calif...

The gardens are an unusual manmade creation built by Baldasare Forestiere, an immigrant from Sicily, over a period of 40 years from 1906 to until his death in 1946. Countless hours were spent excavating the har... More

Vintage gasoline pump at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm, a historical museum complex near Conway in Horry County, South Carolina

Vintage gasoline pump at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm, a historic...

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

Seafood vendors at the Maine Ave. Fish Market, 1100 Maine Ave., SW, Washington, D.C.

Seafood vendors at the Maine Ave. Fish Market, 1100 Maine Ave., SW, 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

Detail inside the Hall of State at Fair Park, site of the 1936 Texas Centennial celebration and the Pan-American Exposition in 1937 in Dallas, Texas

Detail inside the Hall of State at Fair Park, site of the 1936 Texas C...

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

Ross Chemistry Laboratory on the Auburn University campus, Alabama

Ross Chemistry Laboratory on the Auburn University campus, Alabama

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

Hot Air Balloon Jubilee Festival, Decatur, Alabama

Hot Air Balloon Jubilee Festival, Decatur, Alabama

50,000 to 100,00 people gather at Point Mallard Park to see 65 balloons fly. The balloon festival began in 1977. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. ... More

Historic buildings in Perdue Hill, Alabama

Historic buildings in Perdue Hill, Alabama

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

Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Bladensburg Road, NE, Washington, D.C.

Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Bladensburg Road, NE, 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

Ave Maria Grotto, Cullman, Alabama

Ave Maria Grotto, Cullman, Alabama

Known as "Jerusalem in Miniature," this four-acre park (dedicated in 1934) was designed to provide a setting for 125 miniature reproductions of famous historic buildings and shrines the work of Brother Joseph Z... More

Sloss Furnace, Birmingham, Alabama

Sloss Furnace, Birmingham, Alabama

Colonel James Withers Sloss, a north Alabama merchant and railroad man built Sloss Furnace. Harry Hargreaves, a European-born engineer, was in charge of construction. Sixty feet high and eighteen feet in diamet... More

Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament of Our Lady of the Angels Monastery, Hanceville, Alabama

Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament of Our Lady of the Angels Monaste...

Just over an hour from Huntsville in Hanceville, Alabama near Cullman, you can witness a magnificent shrine with an unusual story. A cloistered community, where the nuns take vows of poverty, chastity, and obed... More

Artifact in the museum collection, National Park Service, Ford's Theatre National Historic Site, Washington, D.C.

Artifact in the museum collection, National Park Service, Ford's Theat...

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

Hot Air Balloon Jubilee Festival, Decatur, Alabama

Hot Air Balloon Jubilee Festival, Decatur, Alabama

50,000 to 100,00 people gather at Point Mallard Park to see 65 balloons fly. The balloon festival began in 1977. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. ... More

A scene from the play "To Kill A Mockingbird," performed in Monroeville, Alabama

A scene from the play "To Kill A Mockingbird," performed in Monroevill...

This special presentation commemorates the 50th anniversary of the best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee, a native of Monroeville, Alabama. Many literary scholars and local residents believe ... More

Big Chief Restaurant sign in Gadsden, Alabama

Big Chief Restaurant sign in Gadsden, Alabama

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 "Haunted Hotel" in downtown Beaumont, Texas. Below its name, the sign reads, "Once You Check In, You May Never Check Out"

The "Haunted Hotel" in downtown Beaumont, Texas. Below its name, the s...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The source of the whimsical sign is not widely reported. It hangs on the old Rosemont Hotel, although another sign, now hanging sidew... 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

Farm. Beautiful scenes along Route 46 in California

Farm. Beautiful scenes along Route 46 in California

State Route 46 (SR 46) is an eastûwest state highway which crosses the Coast Ranges. It was built and improved during the 1920s and was fully paved by 1930. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographe... More

Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Plant located in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Plant located in Tuscaloosa County, A...

This plant is responsible for more than 10,000 direct and indirect jobs in the region, and has an annual economic impact of more than 1.5 billion. In addition, MBUSI has become the state's largest exporter, wit... More

Ornamental details in the Jefferson Theatre, Beaumont, Texas

Ornamental details in the Jefferson Theatre, Beaumont, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Designed by Emile Weil and built in 1927, it is an example of Old Spanish architecture. The theater was built by Jefferson Amusement ... More

Entrance to the El Tovar Hotel, the signature 1905 lodge at Grand Canyon National Park, which protects a large portion of a steep-sided and winding gorge carved by the Colorado River across northern in Arizona

Entrance to the El Tovar Hotel, the signature 1905 lodge at Grand Cany...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

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