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Employment Bureau

Employment Bureau

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

Employment Bureau

Employment Bureau

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

The procuress

The procuress

Print shows a woman presenting a young woman to an elderly man in his bedchamber. Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on verso: Deposit received from Joseph Verner Reed 1949. Gift; Joseph Verner Reed; 1949.... More

["Building of the Griffin," Canada, ca. 1690]

["Building of the Griffin," Canada, ca. 1690]

Illus. in: Voyage curieux du R.P. Louis Hennepin / Louis Hennepin, 1704, oppos. p. 100.

Hanauri

Hanauri

Print shows a woman selling flowers in pots on shelves suspended from a shoulder pole. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Hosob... More

Ito zukuri

Ito zukuri

Print shows two women preparing silk thread. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Hōnen kaiko yōiku : Sericulture. Forma... More

Minazuki

Minazuki

Print shows a man sitting on a bench at a teahouse overlooking the Sumida River, the waitress standing before him holding a fan and teapot, is looking over her left shoulder. Title and other descriptive informa... More

Avis au publico. To the Public. Oefentliche bekanntmachung. [Offering employment to the destitute in his workshop twenty-eight miles from Philadelphia; and giving the liberal bill of fare which will be provided] Imprimè à Philadelphie, par Henri

Avis au publico. To the Public. Oefentliche bekanntmachung. [Offering ...

Printed in three columns French, English and German.; Evans 15861. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Colle... More

Shiokumi

Shiokumi

Print shows two women carrying buckets of salt suspended from shoulder poles. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Fūzok... More

U.S. Reports: Purveyance, et al. v. Angus, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 180 (1786)

U.S. Reports: Purveyance, et al. v. Angus, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 180 (1786)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 1; Dallas Volume 1; September Term, 1786; Purveyance et al. versus Angus

In the House of Delegates. December 15, 1789. Resolved, that the Executive be requested to take the most effectual means in their power to prevent the employment of unnecessary guards over the prisoners ... and to enforce upon the courts of the

In the House of Delegates. December 15, 1789. Resolved, that the Execu...

Not in Evans.; On verso: 10 75 cents Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 179, Folder 16.

[A man engaged in metalwork, appears to be melting statues to reuse the metal, with a kitten next to his left leg]

[A man engaged in metalwork, appears to be melting statues to reuse th...

Title and date devised by Library staff; other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Fake attributed to Katsushika Hokusai. Forms part of: Japanese prints... More

I'll tell you what! That "such things are" we must allow, but such things never were till now / / H. Wigstead, delt.

I'll tell you what! That "such things are" we must allow, but such thi...

Print shows playwright Elizabeth Inchbald writing "puffs" at a table with a bottle of gin and the writings of Aristotle, Rochester, and Congreve as a dog defecates on a paper on the floor. The title refers to t... More

Minazuki

Minazuki

Print shows four men taking a break from washing the shrine. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Yoshiwara niwaka : Blo... More

James Madison Sr., February 11, 1796. Certified Copy of Oath of employment of William Russell enclosed in William Russell's Feb. 22, 2003 letter to J. Madison.

James Madison Sr., February 11, 1796. Certified Copy of Oath of employ...

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

Oharame

Oharame

Print shows the head-and-shoulders portrait of a woman carrying bundle sticks on her head. The bundle appears to be bound by a small cut-out figure in the shape of a man. Title and other descriptive information... More

[A man carrying a shoulder pole with a trunk and bedding for a patron standing on the left]

[A man carrying a shoulder pole with a trunk and bedding for a patron ...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Crosby Stuart Noyes; 1906. Forms part of: Crosby Stuart Noyes collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Man with a broom, wearing geta; woman with spinning wheel; man with a mallet]

[Man with a broom, wearing geta; woman with spinning wheel; man with a...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Crosby Stuart Noyes; 1906. Forms part of: Crosby Stuart Noyes collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Okabe

Okabe

Print shows a traveler taking his shoes off at a rest stop, his hat, sword, and a package are on the porch next to him, and a woman is offering him a bowl of soup or tea. Title and other descriptive information... More

Yoshiwara

Yoshiwara

Print shows an older man and two young apprentices, possibly women, manually operating a stirring device, or possibly making pulp for paper. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-spons... More

Ōiso

Ōiso

Print shows two women watching a man try to lift a large stone or bundle. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Tōkaidō R... More

Bagging cotton

Bagging cotton

Two Jamaicans on raised structure, with tall bag for cotton.

Bagging cotton, Reid's salt ponds

Bagging cotton, Reid's salt ponds

Drawing shows two men atop a scaffolding with a large bag suspended in the middle. Title from item. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

Shiokumi

Shiokumi

Print shows three women with buckets suspended from shoulder poles gathering salt from the sea with the sun setting behind them.

Shin yoshiwara sanmai tsuzuki

Shin yoshiwara sanmai tsuzuki

Print shows several women, with many hairpins and elaborate headdresses, walking down a corridor in a brothel, followed by a man wearing a mask. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-s... More

Unknown to James Madison, May 8, 1814. Letter from a "mechanick" regarding possible employment. Partly illegible.

Unknown to James Madison, May 8, 1814. Letter from a "mechanick" regar...

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

Verlegenheiten. No. 13, Pack dich deine Blumen sind ja ganz welk Vas t'en les fleurs sont fanées M. Schwind del. ; lith. Inst. in Wien

Verlegenheiten. No. 13, Pack dich deine Blumen sind ja ganz welk Vas t...

Print shows a man and two well-dressed woman stopped while on a stroll by a young flower girl who offers fresh flowers to the women and gestures toward the man for payment. Title from item. Parallel text in Ger... More

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. O lith. Anst. Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. O lith. Anst. Winckelmann & Söhne in Berli...

Print shows the letter "O" formed by two women bending backward, touching fingers to fingers, toes to toes, with examples "Orgelspieler" showing a man playing an organ; "Obsthändlerinn" showing a woman selling ... More

Annual report of the number of convicts in the Massachusetts state prison, their employment, &c. with a view of the expences and income of the institution for one year ending Sept. 30, 1828 ... [Boston] G. Davidson, printer [1828].

Annual report of the number of convicts in the Massachusetts state pri...

Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 54, Folder 13.

[A man sweeping pine needles that have fallen from a tree near a stone shrine]

[A man sweeping pine needles that have fallen from a tree near a stone...

Title devised by Library staff. Attributed to a group of drawings, formerly bound, referred to as the "Hokusai School sketchbook." Many of the drawings have a small tab of similar paper attached at a later date... More

Tōtōmi sanchū

Tōtōmi sanchū

Print shows two men sawing lumber from a large log and a man sharpening a saw while a woman, carrying an infant on her back, watches him, and distant view of Mount Fuji. Title and other descriptive information ... More

National Calendar; containing a list of all the officers and agents, civil, military, and naval, of the United States; with the duties, compensation, and place of employment of each officer; to which is added a variety of statistical, and other

National Calendar; containing a list of all the officers and agents, c...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 194, Folder 10. Copy scanned: 1

Le collier de fer, châtiment des fugitifs ; Nègres en commission, par un temps de pluie ; Transport de tuiles / J.B. Debret, delt. ; lith. de Thierry Frères, succ. de Engelmann & Cie.

Le collier de fer, châtiment des fugitifs ; Nègres en commission, par ...

Illustrations showing black fugitives wearing iron collars as punishment, two blacks wearing rain garments, and two slaves carrying tiles on their heads. Illus. in: Voyage pittoresque et historique au Brésil, d... More

Old Nick's new patent plan to make Nova Scotia Tories, Federals coodies, Hartford conventioners, Nullifiers, National Republican bankites & c

Old Nick's new patent plan to make Nova Scotia Tories, Federals coodie...

An attack on Nicholas Biddle and the New York newspaper editors friendly to the United States Bank. The print was evidently prompted by Biddle's 1834 attempt to create a financial crisis through an artificial t... More

The National calendar, and annals of the United States; for MDCCCXXXIV Vol. XII. Containing the names of all the officers and agents of the United States civil, military, and naval (except postmasters,) with their places of employment, compensat

The National calendar, and annals of the United States; for MDCCCXXXIV...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 195, Folder 14.

Yushima shōkintei

Yushima shōkintei

Print shows women serving tea to men in a tearoom, drinking tea, reading, and writing; view of Edo through opening in rear. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print sp... More

Akasaka no zu

Akasaka no zu

Print shows a woman standing on a cloud outside an inn where women are serving and entertaining men at the Akasaka station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sp... More

"Sober second thought"

"Sober second thought"

Another of HD's portrayals of the New York tradesman's "sober second thoughts" about his support of Democratic hard-money fiscal policies. (See also "Specie Claws," no. 1838-14.) Both prints touch upon the the ... More

Man driving a coach T.C.W

Man driving a coach T.C.W

Print shows a man, facing right, smoking a cigarette, sitting on the seat of a coach, holding the reins and a whip. Title devised by Library staff.

Die Kunst Häringe einzusalzen

Die Kunst Häringe einzusalzen

Print shows men salting herring and packing in barrels on a wharf or the shore near a large sailing ship. Title from item. In album: Oertels Lesebuch, 32 Bilder, 2te Abtg.

Der Schneider. Der Knopfmacher

Der Schneider. Der Knopfmacher

Print shows a tailor cutting cloth and two female(?) assistants sewing; on the right is a man making buttons. Title from item. In album: Oertels Lesebuch, 32 Bilder, 2te Abtg.

Die Weintraube und der Wein

Die Weintraube und der Wein

Print shows two men working a screw press for crushing grapes and a man pouring liquid through a mesh(?) into a barrel. Title from item. In album: Oertels Lesebuch, 32 Bilder, 2te Abtg.

Der Gärtner

Der Gärtner

Print shows a man, the gardner, holding a basket of produce, standing next to many baskets of various fruits and vegetables, with watering can, rake, shovel, and a view of orchard on the right, in the backgroun... More

Der Gärber

Der Gärber

Print shows men working in a shop tanning leather. Title from item. In album: Oertels Lesebuch, 32 Bilder, 2te Abtg.

Papier

Papier

Print shows three men making paper; one standing at a vat with a screen, one working a press, and in the background, the third appears to be sizing the hand-made paper in a small vat before drying. Title from i... More

Das Oel

Das Oel

Print shows two men working a screw press for extracting oil and a man with a horse working a stone press in the background. Title from item. In album: Oertels Lesebuch, 32 Bilder, 2te Abtg.

Der Wagenbauer

Der Wagenbauer

Print shows two men working in a shop making a carriage. Title from item. In album: Oertels Lesebuch, 32 Bilder, 2te Abtg.

Der Schumacher

Der Schumacher

Print shows two men working in a shoe shop. Title from item. In album: Oertels Lesebuch, 32 Bilder, 2te Abtg.

Der Buchbinder

Der Buchbinder

Print shows two men working at a bookbindery.

Der Webstuhl

Der Webstuhl

Print shows a man weaving on a loom. Title from item. In album: Oertels Lesebuch, 32 Bilder, 2te Abtg.

Die Fischerei

Die Fischerei

Print shows a fisherman holding oars, standing on the shore next to a lobster, eel, fish, and shellfish, with a man fishing from the opposite shore, a man with net in a boat, and large fishing boats in the bac... More

Der Sattler

Der Sattler

Print shows a man working in a shop making saddles and bridles. Title from item. In album: Oertels Lesebuch, 32 Bilder, 2te Abtg.

Der Böttcher

Der Böttcher

Print shows a cooper making a barrel. Title from item. In album: Oertels Lesebuch, 32 Bilder, 2te Abtg.

Der Uhrmacher

Der Uhrmacher

Print shows a man making a small clock in a clock making shop.

Federal-Abolition-Whig trap, to catch voters in

Federal-Abolition-Whig trap, to catch voters in

An illustrated anti-Whig broadside, designed to combat the "Log Cabin campaign" tactics of presidential candidate William Henry Harrison. The text warns the people of New Orleans of Whig election propaganda: "P... More

Der Kürschner

Der Kürschner

Print shows two men working at a furrier's shop making fur coats and other garments. Title from item. In album: Oertels Lesebuch, 32 Bilder, 2te Abtg.

Der Hutmacher

Der Hutmacher

Print shows three men working in a haberdashery or hat makers shop. Title from item. In album: Oertels Lesebuch, 32 Bilder, 2te Abtg.

Seife, Kerzen, Lichte

Seife, Kerzen, Lichte

Print shows four men working in a shop making soap and candles. Title from item. In album: Oertels Lesebuch, 32 Bilder, 2te Abtg.

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr.] / Wm. S. Mount 1836.

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona....

Print shows workmen resting in the shade of a tree, one man is sharpening a tool, an African American man reclining on a stack of hay, a young boy is leaning over the stack, tickling the man's ear with a piece ... More

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr.] / Wm. S. Mount 1836.

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona....

Print shows workmen resting in the shade of a tree, one man is sharpening a tool, an African American man reclining on a stack of hay, a young boy is leaning over the stack, tickling the man's ear with a piece ... More

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr.] / Wm. S. Mount 1836.

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona....

Print shows workmen resting in the shade of a tree, one man is sharpening a tool, an African American man reclining on a stack of hay, a young boy is leaning over the stack, tickling the man's ear with a piece ... More

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr.] / Wm. S. Mount 1836.

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona....

Print shows workmen resting in the shade of a tree, one man is sharpening a tool, an African American man reclining on a stack of hay, a young boy is leaning over the stack, tickling the man's ear with a piece ... More

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr.] / Wm. S. Mount 1836.

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona....

Print shows workmen resting in the shade of a tree, one man is sharpening a tool, an African American man reclining on a stack of hay, a young boy is leaning over the stack, tickling the man's ear with a piece ... More

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr.] / Wm. S. Mount 1836.

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona....

Print shows workmen resting in the shade of a tree, one man is sharpening a tool, an African American man reclining on a stack of hay, a young boy is leaning over the stack, tickling the man's ear with a piece ... More

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr.] / Wm. S. Mount 1836.

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona....

Print shows workmen resting in the shade of a tree, one man is sharpening a tool, an African American man reclining on a stack of hay, a young boy is leaning over the stack, tickling the man's ear with a piece ... More

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr.] / Wm. S. Mount 1836.

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona....

Print shows workmen resting in the shade of a tree, one man is sharpening a tool, an African American man reclining on a stack of hay, a young boy is leaning over the stack, tickling the man's ear with a piece ... More

An old hunker fishing for votes

An old hunker fishing for votes

Facing a relative lack of enthusiasm for his campaign in New York State, Lewis Cass hoped to muster Democratic rank-and-file support by endorsing for lieutenant-governor the popular lawyer Charles O'Conor. Her... More

[Milliner and her daughter]

[Milliner and her daughter]

Photograph shows woman and girl seated at table with bonnets and a doll. Title devised by Library staff. Krainik, no. 67 Gift/Purchase; William B. Becker; 1997; (DLC/PP-1997:103). Forms part of: Ambrotype/Tinty... More

technology from "The Manufacture of iron in Great Britain; with remarks on the employment of capital in iron-works and collieries"

technology from "The Manufacture of iron in Great Britain; with remark...

This image has been taken from scan 000054 from "The Manufacture of iron in Great Britain; with remarks on the employment of capital in iron-works and collieries". The title and subject terms of this image have... More

Mining life in California--Chinese miners

Mining life in California--Chinese miners

Chinese gold miners eating and attending to their hair among tents in camp. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 1, no. 40 (1857 Oct. 3), p. 632.

technology from "The Manufacture of iron in Great Britain; with remarks on the employment of capital in iron-works and collieries"

technology from "The Manufacture of iron in Great Britain; with remark...

This image has been taken from scan 000080 from "The Manufacture of iron in Great Britain; with remarks on the employment of capital in iron-works and collieries". The title and subject terms of this image have... More

technology from "The Manufacture of iron in Great Britain; with remarks on the employment of capital in iron-works and collieries"

technology from "The Manufacture of iron in Great Britain; with remark...

This image has been taken from scan 000079 from "The Manufacture of iron in Great Britain; with remarks on the employment of capital in iron-works and collieries". The title and subject terms of this image have... More

Shibakari

Shibakari

Print shows several men carrying bundles of wood. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: full Obosho Nishikie Surimono, folded. Att... More

[La marchande de moutarde] / Whistler.

[La marchande de moutarde] / Whistler.

Print shows a young woman standing in the doorway of the shop that sells mustard; a woman stands in the interior of the shop, filling an order. Title from Beall. Signed on plate. American prints in the Library ... More

Asakusa oumayagashi

Asakusa oumayagashi

Print shows two workmen, one standing on a scaffold applying plaster to a wall, the other has fallen into the tray of plaster as he attempted to pass some plaster on the end of a long pole to the other workman.... More

Negro dance on a Cuban plantation Coolies and Negroes ; Farm scene near Havana

Negro dance on a Cuban plantation Coolies and Negroes ; Farm scene nea...

Three illustrations show laborers from Africa and China dancing, interacting, and working on a farm in Cuba. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. III, no. 109 (1859 January 29), p. 73.

Cotton field, Retreat Plantation, Port Royal Island, S.C. / Photographed by Hubbard & Mix, Beaufort, S.C.

Cotton field, Retreat Plantation, Port Royal Island, S.C. / Photograph...

Stereograph shows African Americans, possibly slaves, working in a cotton field. Title from item.

Mary E. Walker

Mary E. Walker

Photograph showing Civil War surgeon Mary E. Walker in a full-length studio portrait, facing left, hand resting on a book.

Working the monoliths

Working the monoliths

Photo shows construction at U.S. Capitol, including "S. Wing" and "Centre Building." The workmen include African Americans. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs", p. 41. Title from item. Reference copy ... More

[Physician and educator Mary Putnam Jacobi as a young woman]

[Physician and educator Mary Putnam Jacobi as a young woman]

Photograph showing Mary Putnam Jacobi in a full-length studio portrait, facing slightly left, hand resting on chair. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Portraits of Herbert Putnam's family ... from ... More

The "Lincoln column," first monolith raised, Nov. 1860, Presidential election, being S. column of connecting corridor

The "Lincoln column," first monolith raised, Nov. 1860, Presidential e...

Photo shows construction at U.S. Capitol, including African American workmen with a column named in the photograph to recognize Abraham Lincoln's election as president on Nov. 6, 1860. Title from item. In album... More

[Young woman milking cow]

[Young woman milking cow]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1933:0175). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Map from "Private Diary of travels, personal services, and public events, during mission and employment with the European armies in the campaigns of 1812, 1813, 1814, from the invasion of Russia to the capture of Paris ... Edited by H. Randolph"

Map from "Private Diary of travels, personal services, and public even...

This image has been taken from scan 000180 from volume 02 of "Private Diary of travels, personal services, and public events, during mission and employment with the European armies in the campaigns of 1812, 181... More

Headquarters Fifth Army Corps, Harrison's Landing, James River, Va.

Headquarters Fifth Army Corps, Harrison's Landing, James River, Va.

Nine soldiers and an African American cook posed in front of tent. Sitters identified on mount include: Major Kirkland, Col. Locke, Major Montieth, Dr. McMillan, Gen. Porter, Capt. McQuade, Col. Norton, Col. Ma... More

[Military railroad operations in northern Virginia: men standing on railroad track]

[Military railroad operations in northern Virginia: men standing on ra...

No. 49 (handwritten) and 2548 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... More

Man working - Icelandic women working

Man working - Icelandic women working

Drawing shows a man leisurely smoking a pipe as he leans against a fisherman's hut watching two women carry a load of dried fish on wooden poles in Iceland. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to R... More

The Union League of Philadelphia has appointed a committee of its members for the purpose of obtaining employment for disabled soldiers and seamen ... Philadelphia, June 1st, 1863.

The Union League of Philadelphia has appointed a committee of its memb...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 158, Folder 3.

Contrabands building a levee on the Mississippi river, below Baton Rouge, under the direction of Capt. Hodge, Gen. Augur's staff - Baton Rouge in the distance / sketched March 13, by our special artist, F.H. Schell.

Contrabands building a levee on the Mississippi river, below Baton Rou...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1863 May 9, pp. 104-105.

[Woman with cart of flowers on cobblestone street, probably in Europe]

[Woman with cart of flowers on cobblestone street, probably in Europe]

Title devised by Library staff. Purchase; Jeffrey Kraus; 2011; (DLC/PP-2011:122).

Gen. Rawlin's horse taken at Cold Harbor, Va.

Gen. Rawlin's horse taken at Cold Harbor, Va.

Photograph incorrectly captioned as being taken at Cold Harbor, Virginia, which is not located near a significant river (Source: Tim Ford, November 2018). If the rest of the caption is correct, the boy is seate... More