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911: President George W. Bush in President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC), 09/11/2001.

911: President George W. Bush in President's Emergency Operations Cent...

Original Caption: Mrs. Laura Bush listens Tuesday, September 11, 2001, as President George W. Bush discusses the terrorist attacks with White House staff in the President's Emergency Operations Center. Also pic... more

Unknown Solider

Unknown Solider

The Unknown Soldier being taken to Arlington National Cemetery

From humble beginnings to proud mentor

From humble beginnings to proud mentor

Air Force Staff Sgt. William H. Dameron and his mentee Romel pose for a photo during a field trip in 2015. Dameron is a mentor with the Joint Uniformed Mentorship Program (JUMP!) at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling... more

Each quarter, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program

Each quarter, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program

Each quarter, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program publishes “SEVIS by the Numbers,” a report that provides a snapshot of international students studying in the U.S. Data for the November report was extract... more

Portrait of William Thornton

Portrait of William Thornton

William Thornton (May 20, 1759 - 28 March 1828) was the original architect of the United States Capitol. Thornton's design for the Capitol had been submitted after the close of a competition in which 17 entries... more

View of the Botanic Garden with US Capitol in background

View of the Botanic Garden with US Capitol in background

The Columbian Institute for the Promotion of Arts and Sciences in Washington, DC first suggested the creation of the US Botanic Garden in 1816. By an act of Congress, it was 1820 and given land west of the US C... more

Hon. D.C. Broderick of Cal

Hon. D.C. Broderick of Cal

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Mortally wounded in a duel with David S. Terry, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of California; Died Sept 16, 1859. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph co... more

Rev. Pise

Rev. Pise

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Rev. Pise (Chas. Constantine) of Wash. D.C.; served at St. Patrick's for a no. of years. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress... more

John Peter Van Ness

John Peter Van Ness

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Mayor of Washington, DC; Born in Ghent, N.Y. 1770; Died in Wash. D.C. 1846; elected Mayor of the militia of D.C. 1803; later mayor of Wash. D.C. Credit line... more

Hon. Solomon Foot of Vermont

Hon. Solomon Foot of Vermont

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Born 1802; died 1866, D.C. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and... more

John Peter Van Ness

John Peter Van Ness

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Mayor of D.C. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evan... more

James G. Berritt

James G. Berritt

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Mayor of Wash. D.C. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H... more

John Peter Van Ness

John Peter Van Ness

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Mayor of D.C. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evan... more

Matthew G. Emery

Matthew G. Emery

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: M.G. Emery ex Mayor. Ex Mayor of D.C. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress... more

Judge David Davis

Judge David Davis

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, on maskingn masking: Judge David Davis. D.C. Court. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints an... more

Judge David Davis

Judge David Davis

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, on masking: Supreme Court. D.C. Court. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... more

Hon. James L. Orr

Hon. James L. Orr

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Brady NY. One of three commissioners sent to Wash. D.C. to with Federal Government for the surrencer of t... more

U.S. Treasury, Washington, D.C., 1840 to 1855

U.S. Treasury, Washington, D.C., 1840 to 1855

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negative or negative sleeve. Copy neg. Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947. General information about the National Photo Company collection is ... more

Hon. A.W. Bradford

Hon. A.W. Bradford

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Gov. of Md.; Peace Commission Wash. D.C. 1861. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchas... more

Hon. Geo. Read Riddle

Hon. Geo. Read Riddle

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. M.C. Del.; Senator-Del.; B. Del. 1817; D. Wash. D.C., 1867; Civil Engineer - eng [coverd by tape] in construction of R. R. & Canals. Commisioner in 1849 [co... more

Judge David Davis

Judge David Davis

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. D.C. Court. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evans;... more

Treasury Dept. (old print), Washington, D.C., Sept.1, 1857

Treasury Dept. (old print), Washington, D.C., Sept.1, 1857

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negative or negative sleeve. Copy. Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947. General information about the National Photo Company collection is avai... more

Runaway reward poster

Runaway reward poster

November 16, 1858

Treasury Dept. (old print): Construction of Treasury, Washington, D.C., Feb. 3, 1858

Treasury Dept. (old print): Construction of Treasury, Washington, D.C....

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negative or negative sleeve. Copy, caption on envelope. Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947. General information about the National Photo Compa... more

D.C. McCallum

D.C. McCallum

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Corresponding print is in LOT 4192. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information... more

Hon. James Wilson Grimes of Iowa

Hon. James Wilson Grimes of Iowa

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Grimes. Member of the Peace Convention of 1861 held in Wash. D.C. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph col... more

U.S. Treasury. Washington, D.C. Showing old Riggs Hotel, 15th & G. N.W

U.S. Treasury. Washington, D.C. Showing old Riggs Hotel, 15th & G. N.W

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, inked on emulsion side: Lafayette Park 16 &. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photo... more

John Potter Stockton, Senator, New Jersey

John Potter Stockton, Senator, New Jersey

Title information based on similarity to other photographs of Stockton in the collection. Unverified information on negative sleeve: Robert Field Stockton. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Sen... more

Gen. D.C. McCallum

Gen. D.C. McCallum

Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about Civil war photographs is available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.cwp Forms par... more

D.C. McCallum

D.C. McCallum

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Corresponding print is in LOT 4192. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information... more

Hon. James G. Berret

Hon. James G. Berret

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Berrett Mayor. Mayor of Wash. D.C. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, P... more

Col. C.N. Alexander, 2d D.C. Inf

Col. C.N. Alexander, 2d D.C. Inf

Corresponding print is in LOT 4192. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about Civil war photographs is available at https://... more

Old Navy Dept., Wash. D.C. (1st photo)

Old Navy Dept., Wash. D.C. (1st photo)

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, inked on emulsion: Old Navy Dept. 350; penciled on emulsion: Navy Dept. probably after the war. Item no. 348. Credit line: Brady-H... more

White House

White House

A view of the north lawn of the White House taken about 1860. The statue of Thomas Jefferson by Pierre Jean DAvid d' Angers was placed there by President James Polk in 1848. In 1873 the statue was moved to the ... more

Judge R.T. Merrick of D.C

Judge R.T. Merrick of D.C

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, glass side, top: illegible. Looks like Richard T. Merrick, 1826-1885. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of C... more

Hon. Burton Chauncey Cook of Ill

Hon. Burton Chauncey Cook of Ill

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, in pencil: Hon. Cook. Member of Peace Convention of 1861 held in Wash. D.C. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Librar... more

Judge Carter

Judge Carter

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, glass side, top: Chief Justice Cartter Cate, No. 24. Chief Justice, D.C. Court. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Li... more

Hon. Cadwallader Colden Washburn of Wisc

Hon. Cadwallader Colden Washburn of Wisc

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Hon. C. C. Washburn. Delegate to Peace Convention in Wash. D.C. in 1861; Colonel of 2nd Wisc Cavalry, Maj... more

Gen. D.C. McCallum

Gen. D.C. McCallum

Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about Civil war photographs is available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.cwp Forms par... more

Old Winder Bldg. 17th & F. St. N.W. Wash. D.C

Old Winder Bldg. 17th & F. St. N.W. Wash. D.C

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, penciled on emulsion: Winder Building 17th & F. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Ph... more

Col. C.N. Alexander, 2d D.C. Inf

Col. C.N. Alexander, 2d D.C. Inf

Corresponding print is in LOT 4192. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about Civil war photographs is available at https://... more

Hon. Godlove Stein Orth of Indiana

Hon. Godlove Stein Orth of Indiana

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Hon. Orth. Delegate to the Peace Convention held in Wash. D.C., 1861. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph... more

D.C. McCallum

D.C. McCallum

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched on emulsion: 3751. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. ... more

U.S. Treasury before completion. Washington, D.C

U.S. Treasury before completion. Washington, D.C

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, inked on emulsion: Treasury from corner of. See item no. 368. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress,... more

View - Reform School. Bladensburg Rd., Wash. D.C

View - Reform School. Bladensburg Rd., Wash. D.C

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Brady Photo; penciled on emulsion: Reform School. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library... more

Lt. Col. W.O. Drew 2nd D.C. Inf

Lt. Col. W.O. Drew 2nd D.C. Inf

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched on emulsion: 14098. Corresponding print is in LOT 4192-A. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Cong... more

Seaton, W.W., ex-Mayor of Wash. D.C

Seaton, W.W., ex-Mayor of Wash. D.C

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: 442. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... more

Hon. Aylett Hawes Buckner of MO

Hon. Aylett Hawes Buckner of MO

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Delegate to the Convention in Washington D.C. in 1861 in an effort to devise means to prevent the impending war. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collect... more

U.S. Treasury. Washington, D.C. showing old Riggs Hotel, 15th & G. N.W

U.S. Treasury. Washington, D.C. showing old Riggs Hotel, 15th & G. N.W

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evans; 1954. Gene... more

Hon. Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen of N.J

Hon. Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen of N.J

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Freling Huysen. Member of Peace Convention in Wash. D.C. in 1861. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph col... more

R. Wallack sic, Mayor of Wash

R. Wallack sic, Mayor of Wash

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: 5339. Photo shows Richard Wallach, former Mayor of Washington, D.C. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph c... more

Col. John Harris? U.S. Marine Corps. Commandant Marine Corps. Hdq. Washington Barracks. Wash. D.C

Col. John Harris? U.S. Marine Corps. Commandant Marine Corps. Hdq. Was...

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about Civil war photographs is avai... more

Col. C.N. Alexander, 2d D.C. Inf

Col. C.N. Alexander, 2d D.C. Inf

Corresponding print is in LOT 4192. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about Civil war photographs is available at https://... more

Col. John Harris? U.S. Marine Corps. Commandant Marine Corps. Hdq. Washington Barracks. Wash. D.C

Col. John Harris? U.S. Marine Corps. Commandant Marine Corps. Hdq. Was...

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about Civil war photographs is avai... more

Gen. John Eaton

Gen. John Eaton

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: John Eaton. Commissioner Education, Washington, D.C. Corresponding print in LOT 4192. Credit line: Brady-... more

[Maj. General Joseph Hooker, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing left, left hand on sword]

[Maj. General Joseph Hooker, three-quarter length portrait, standing, ...

Title devised by Library staff. No. 1922. Civil War Photograph Collection. Exhibited: "With Malice Toward None : The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2009.

The old Capitol prison, Washington, D.C.

The old Capitol prison, Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows old Capitol prison used during the Civil War. No. 4159. Title from item. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c18... more

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

No. B952. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Boats docked at the shore of a river in a wooded area]

[Boats docked at the shore of a river in a wooded area]

Title devised by library staff. Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

No. 905. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Pontoon bridge across James River above Jones' Landing (view from south side)

Pontoon bridge across James River above Jones' Landing (view from sout...

No. 2537. Title from item. Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)

Gen. Jeff. C. Davis

Gen. Jeff. C. Davis

Title from item. Alternate title, photographer, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil War Photogr... more

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

No. B956. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Hunting Creek Bridge, near Alexandria, Va.

Hunting Creek Bridge, near Alexandria, Va.

No. B183. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 4, page 325 ( The barracks at Giesboro, Wash., D.C.)" Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Battlefield of Bull Run. Soldiers' graves

Battlefield of Bull Run. Soldiers' graves

No. B1250. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948. Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

No. B924. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

No. B911. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

No. B951. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Long bridge, Washington, D.C.

Long bridge, Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows General Daniel Craig McCallum, Military Director and Superintendent of the Union railroads during the Civil War, with unidentified men on railroad bridge. No. B266. Title from item. Gift; Col. ... more

Gettysburg, battlefield of, Scene of Pickett's charge, 974

Gettysburg, battlefield of, Scene of Pickett's charge, 974

Photograph shows clump of trees on left that was point of direction for Pickett's soldiers, monument to 2nd Corps placed near where General Alexander S. Webb was wounded, spot in the center where General Armist... more