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Mural "An Incident in Contemporary American Life," by Mitchell Jamieson at the Department of Interior Building, Washington, D.C.

Mural "An Incident in Contemporary American Life," by Mitchell Jamieso...

Date: 1943; dimensions: 148" x 82"; medium: oil. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Credit lin... More

"Frederick Douglass appealing to President Lincoln and his cabinet to enlist Negroes," mural by William Edouard Scott, at the Recorder of Deeds building, built in 1943. 515 D St., NW, Washington, D.C.

"Frederick Douglass appealing to President Lincoln and his cabinet to ...

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 54th Massachusetts regiment, under the leadership of Colonel Shaw in the attack on Fort Wagner, Morris Island, South Carolina, in 1863," mural at the Recorder of Deeds building, built in 1943. 515 D St., NW, Washington, D.C.

"The 54th Massachusetts regiment, under the leadership of Colonel Shaw...

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

Oil painting "The Two Rivers" at Federal Building, Post Office & U.S. Courthouse, Rome, Georgia

Oil painting "The Two Rivers" at Federal Building, Post Office & U.S. ...

Artist: Peter Blume, 1943. Dimensions: 6' 4" x 13' . Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit... More

Sculpture "Courthouse Square" at U.S. Courthouse, Harrisonburg, Virginia

Sculpture "Courthouse Square" at U.S. Courthouse, Harrisonburg, Virgin...

Artist: William Calfee, 1943. Oil, dimensions: 96' x 5 3/4". Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer... More

Arlington, Virginia. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington Cemetery

Arlington, Virginia. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington Ceme...

Photo shows sailor with Margaret Mary McCloskey (Source: L. Rozanek, daughter of McCloskey, 2013)

"Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans, January 8, 1814," mural by Ethel Magafan, at the Recorder of Deeds building, built in 1943. 515 D St., NW, Washington, D.C.

"Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans, January 8, 1814," mural ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The Battle of New Orleans took place on January 8, 1815. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of District of Columbia Photo... More

Funeral of General of the Armies John J. Pershing Caisson bearing the remains of General of the Armies John J. Pershing moves slowly in the funeral cortege which has just departed from the U.S. Capitol (shown in background) to Arlington National Cemetery where last rites will take place.

Funeral of General of the Armies John J. Pershing Caisson bearing the ...

Title from item. Picture no. 7. U.S. Army photograph.

Funeral of General of the Armies John J. Pershing Secretary of the Army Kenneth C. Royall and Army Chief of Staff General Omar N. Bradley head a group of high ranking government officials viewing the remains of General of the Armies John J. Pershing who is lying in state in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol for a twenty-four period, before being removed to Arlington Cemetery for the final rites.

Funeral of General of the Armies John J. Pershing Secretary of the Arm...

Title from item. Picture no. 2. U.S. Army photograph.

Philip Johnson's Glass House and Pavillion, New Canaan, Connecticut

Philip Johnson's Glass House and Pavillion, New Canaan, Connecticut

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. Title, date, and subjects provided by th... More

Wigwam Motel, San Bernardino, California

Wigwam Motel, San Bernardino, California

The California Wigwam Motel was built within the city limits of San Bernardino in 1949, a period when citrus groves flourished. The motel would later acquire a Rialto postal address, creating confusions as the ... More

Vintage cars are everywhere in the suburbs of Havana, Cuba

Vintage cars are everywhere in the suburbs of Havana, Cuba

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

Vintage car and telephone pods in Havana, Cuba

Vintage car and telephone pods in Havana, Cuba

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

St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, which opened in 1952 in Wheeling, West Virginia

St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, which opened in 1952 in Wheeling, W...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The late-Gothic Revival-style church was designed by a priest, Father Michael McInerney, who designed more than 500 church buildings f... More

"Hide Hunters," a 1956 mural by Harold Dow Bugbee that depicts the slaughter of western bison for their hides at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum on the campus of West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas

"Hide Hunters," a 1956 mural by Harold Dow Bugbee that depicts the sla...

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

Statue of W.C. Handy, father of the blues (1873-1958) located in Wilson Park in Florence, Alabama

Statue of W.C. Handy, father of the blues (1873-1958) located in Wilso...

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

[Woman holding a child and getting into a car at the Arlington National Cemetery burial of Willard G. Palm, a RB-47 reconnaissance airplane pilot who was shot down by the Russians] / JTB.

[Woman holding a child and getting into a car at the Arlington Nationa...

Title devised by Library staff. Contact sheet folder caption: "Funeral for RB-47 Pilot, JTB 8-4-60." U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&... More

[Women and a man, probably the family of Willard G. Palm, a RB-47 reconnaissance airplane pilot who was shot down by the Russians, at Palm's burial at Arlington National Cemetery] / MST.

[Women and a man, probably the family of Willard G. Palm, a RB-47 reco...

Title devised by Library staff. Contact sheet folder caption: "Funeral for RB-47 Pilot, MST 8-4-60." U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&... More

Street cleaner on a narrow street in Havana, Cuba

Street cleaner on a narrow street in Havana, Cuba

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

[Women getting into a car, probably the family of Willard G. Palm, a RB-47 reconnaissance airplane pilot who was shot down by the Russians, at Palm's burial at Arlington National Cemetery] / MST.

[Women getting into a car, probably the family of Willard G. Palm, a R...

Title devised by Library staff. Contact sheet folder caption: "Funeral for RB-47 Pilot, MST 8-4-60." U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&... More

[Military personnel escorting a hearse, at the Arlington National Cemetery burial of Willard G. Palm, a RB-47 reconnaissance airplane pilot who was shot down by the Russians] / MST.

[Military personnel escorting a hearse, at the Arlington National Ceme...

Title devised by Library staff. Contact sheet folder caption: "Funeral for RB-47 Pilot, MST 8-4-60." U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&... More

A derelict gas station and appropriately aged car in Sweetwater, Texas

A derelict gas station and appropriately aged car in Sweetwater, Texas

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

Memorial Day Ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery

Memorial Day Ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery

In this photograph a bugler plays during a Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery attended by President Kennedy. Cecil Stoughton's White House Photographs

President John F. Kennedy Attends Veterans Day Ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia

President John F. Kennedy Attends Veterans Day Ceremonies at Arlington...

Original caption: President John F. Kennedy attends Veterans Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. Walking next to President Kennedy is Major General Paul A. Gavan, Commanding Ge... More

Architect Hugh Kaptur's low-slung, modernist Fire Station No. 3, completed in 1964 in Palm Springs, California

Architect Hugh Kaptur's low-slung, modernist Fire Station No. 3, compl...

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 John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame memorial under construction in Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia]

[The John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame memorial under construction in Arli...

Title devised by Library staff. Contact sheet folder caption: "Memorial being constructed at the gravesite of former President J.F. Kennedy, WKL, 10-6-65." U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collectio... More

Oil painting "New England Elegy" at the John F. Kennedy Federal Building, Boston, Massachusetts

Oil painting "New England Elegy" at the John F. Kennedy Federal Buildi...

Artist: Robert Motherwell, 1966. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs i... More

Statue of Saint Augustine, patron saint of Laredo, Texas, erected, thanks to public contributions, in San Agustin Plaza in 1969

Statue of Saint Augustine, patron saint of Laredo, Texas, erected, tha...

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

Berwyn car spindle, Berwyn, Illinois

Berwyn car spindle, Berwyn, Illinois

Spindle was a sculpture created in 1989 by artist Dustin Shuler. It consisted of a 50 foot spike with eight cars impaled on it. From 1989 until its demolition on May 2, 2008, it was located in the parking lot o... More

Goldie (1971) outdoor art piece on the grounds of the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Goldie (1971) outdoor art piece on the grounds of the University of Al...

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

Sculpture "Force One: Consciousness is Crucial," front plaza, Richard H. Poff U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building, Roanoke, Virginia

Sculpture "Force One: Consciousness is Crucial," front plaza, Richard ...

Artist: John Paul Rietta, 1976. Cor-ten steel, dimensions: 30 x 13 feet. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the ... More

Tapestry "Symphony" at the Hubert Humphrey Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Tapestry "Symphony" at the Hubert Humphrey Federal Building, Washingto...

Artist: Jan Yoors, 1977. Wool and cotton textile, dimensions: 12 ft. x 15 ft. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by... More

Painting "Celebration" at William J. Green Federal Building, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Painting "Celebration" at William J. Green Federal Building, Philadelp...

Artist: Charles Searles, 1977. Acrylic on canvas, dimensions: 9 x 27 feet. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by th... More

Tapestry "Floating" at the Hubert Humphrey Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Tapestry "Floating" at the Hubert Humphrey Federal Building, Washingto...

Artist: Marcel Breuer, 1977. Textile, silk fiber, 173 in. x 143 in Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photog... More

Jimmy Carter Laying a Wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, Veteran's Day

Jimmy Carter Laying a Wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier, Arlington Nat...

President Carter laying wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetary

Reunion Tower, a 561-foot-high observation tower, completed in 1978, that is one of the most recognizable landmarks in Dallas, Texas

Reunion Tower, a 561-foot-high observation tower, completed in 1978, t...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Located in the Reunion district of downtown Dallas, the tower was free-standing structure until the construction of an addition to th... More

Honor Guard pallbearers undrape a U.S. flag from the casket before the burial at Arlington National Cemetery of GEN Daniel (Chappie) James. The funeral was conducted in the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception at Catholic University

Honor Guard pallbearers undrape a U.S. flag from the casket before the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Arlington State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combine... More

Funeral of GEN Daniel (Chappie) James is being conducted in the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception at Catholic University, Washington, D.C. Honor Guard horse casket carriers lead the procession in Arlington National Cemetery

Funeral of GEN Daniel (Chappie) James is being conducted in the Shrine...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Arlington State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combine... More

Honor Guard horse casket carriers lead the procession at Arlington National Cemetery during burial service for GEN Daniel (Chappie) James. Funeral services were conducted in the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception at Catholic University

Honor Guard horse casket carriers lead the procession at Arlington Nat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Arlington State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combine... More

Funeral of GEN Daniel (Chappie) James is being conducted in the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception at Catholic University, Washington, D.C. Honor Guard horse casket carriers lead the procession in Arlington National Cemetery

Funeral of GEN Daniel (Chappie) James is being conducted in the Shrine...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Arlington State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combine... More

Honor guard horse casket carriers lead the procession at the Arlington National Cemetery during the burial services of GEN. Daniel (Chappie) James. The funeral was conducted in the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception at Catholic University

Honor guard horse casket carriers lead the procession at the Arlington...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Arlington State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combine... More

Sculpture "Thronapolis" at Russell Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse, Atlanta, Georgia

Sculpture "Thronapolis" at Russell Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse,...

Artist: Lloyd Hamrol, 1979. Mixed materials. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: P... More

Massive bridge-like arch at Arches National Park, Utah

Massive bridge-like arch at Arches National Park, Utah

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency not held by the Library. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M.... More

Aerial of Washington, D.C.

Aerial of Washington, D.C.

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency not held by the Library. Photograph taken during the 1980s. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photo... More

Interior of a shopping mall in Virginia

Interior of a shopping mall in Virginia

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency not held by the Library. Photograph taken in the 1980s. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photograp... More

[Statue of Rebecca] on Block Island, Rhode Island

[Statue of Rebecca] on Block Island, Rhode Island

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency not held by the Library. Located in the Atlantic Ocean approximately 13 miles south of the coast of Rhode Island. Title, ... More

Old Stone House interior, Washington, D.C.

Old Stone House interior, Washington, D.C.

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency not held by the Library. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M.... More

Spring day at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Spring day at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Historic house in Portabello, Idaho

Historic house in Portabello, Idaho

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency not held by the Library. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M.... More

Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C.

Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C.

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency not held by the Library. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M.... More

Winter view of Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Winter view of Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Statue of Union general Philip Kearny at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Statue of Union general Philip Kearny at Arlington National Cemetery, ...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Arlington Memorial Bridge over the Potomac River between the Lincoln Memorial in Washington and Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia

Arlington Memorial Bridge over the Potomac River between the Lincoln M...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Robert F. Kennedy grave in Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Robert F. Kennedy grave in Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Tomb of the Unknowns, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Tomb of the Unknowns, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Spring at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Spring at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Arlington House, Robert E. Lee's mansion, looming above the Kennedy Family gravesite and eternal flame at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Arlington House, Robert E. Lee's mansion, looming above the Kennedy Fa...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Robert E. Lee home at Arlington Cemetery in Virginia

Robert E. Lee home at Arlington Cemetery in Virginia

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Round barn on U.S. 66 in Arcadia, east of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Round barn on U.S. 66 in Arcadia, east of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency not held by the Library. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M.... More

Carving stone at the FDR Memorial during construction, Washington, D.C.

Carving stone at the FDR Memorial during construction, Washington, D.C...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency not held by the Library. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M.... More

Historic train station in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Historic train station in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency not held by the Library. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M.... More