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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

A remnant of one the unusual structures at Grandma Prisbrey's Bottle Village in Simi Valley, California

A remnant of one the unusual structures at Grandma Prisbrey's Bottle V...

Public domain photograph - historical image of California, United States, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Large metal chickens for sale at the Pottery Ranch pottery store in Marble Falls, Texas. Such chicken yard art is quite popular throughout Texas

Large metal chickens for sale at the Pottery Ranch pottery store in Ma...

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

[Mural depicting baseball by Frederic C. Martin. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Mural depicting baseball by Frederic C. Martin. Library of Congress T...

Gift; Carol M. Highsmith 2011; (DLC/PP-2002:038) Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

Sculpture "Alaska snowshoe mail carrier," by Chaim Gross at the Ariel Rios Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Sculpture "Alaska snowshoe mail carrier," by Chaim Gross at the Ariel ...

Date: 1936; dimensions: 4' 1" x 1'7" x 1'; material: aluminum. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photograph... More

Oil painting "Amsterdam" at Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, New York, New York

Oil painting "Amsterdam" at Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, New ...

Public domain photo of American art painting, 16th-17th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Inside an old woodshop, one of a collection of 1800s and early-1900s houses and other buildings at the Gonzales Pioneer Village Living History Center in Gonzales, Texas

Inside an old woodshop, one of a collection of 1800s and early-1900s h...

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

Bas relief "Jackson, Defender of New Orleans, 1818," by Auguste DeFrasse at the U.S. Custom House in New Orleans, Louisiana

Bas relief "Jackson, Defender of New Orleans, 1818," by Auguste DeFras...

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive,... More

A downtown mural, by artist Crystal Goodman, in San Angelo, the seat of Tom Green County, Texas. It depicts an early stagecoach of the type that brought pioneers to the city in the 1840s

A downtown mural, by artist Crystal Goodman, in San Angelo, the seat o...

Picryl description: Public domain image of horse riding, cavalry, military, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Architectural detail of interior, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama

Architectural detail of interior, Cathedral of the Immaculate Concepti...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. When bishop Michael Portier became the First Bishop of Mobile in 1829, he set out to build a Cathedral befitting the name. Under the archite... 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

John Wilkes Booth diary, artifact in the museum collection, National Park Service, Ford's Theatre National Historic Site, Washington, D.C.

John Wilkes Booth diary, artifact in the museum collection, National P...

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

Painting "Author's Frieze" second floor, interior hallway, Federal Complex, Erie, Pennsylvania

Painting "Author's Frieze" second floor, interior hallway, Federal Com...

Artist: Elmer E. Garnsey, ca. 1899. Oil, dimensions: 48" x 182.6". Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photog... More

Cross-stitched art [i.e., needlepoint] located in sanctuary, Highlands Methodist Episcopal Church at Five Points, Birmingham, Alabama

Cross-stitched art [i.e., needlepoint] located in sanctuary, Highlands...

Construction on the Sanctuary Building began in 1907, and with it came a new name for the congregation, Highlands Methodist Episcopal Church, South. After two years construction, the Spanish Renaissance Revival... More

Art at Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse, Binghamton, New York

Art at Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse, Binghamton, New York

An Art Deco interpretation of a classical style. Built in 1935. Architect: Conrad & Cummings. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject ... More

Fresco painting above room 5137 entrance, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

Fresco painting above room 5137 entrance, Department of Justice, Washi...

Artist: Henry Varnum Poor, 1936. 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

Part of a carefully restored mural, 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, one of dozens at Fair Park, site o...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a mural painting, architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Oil painting "Foreign Imports to Philadelphia" located on north wall, west side of lobby, U.S. Custom House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Oil painting "Foreign Imports to Philadelphia" located on north wall, ...

Artist: George Harding, 1938. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in t... More

Painting "O Pass of the North Now the Old Giants Are Gone We Little Men Live Where Heros Once Walked Inviolate Earth" El Paso, Texas

Painting "O Pass of the North Now the Old Giants Are Gone We Little Me...

Artist: Tom Lea, 1938. Oil, dimensions: 12' x 50'. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit l... More

Mural "Post dispatch rider, 1776," by George Harding at the Ariel Rios Federal Building in Washington, D.C.

Mural "Post dispatch rider, 1776," by George Harding at the Ariel Rios...

Date: 1938; dimensions: 6' 8" x 13' 6". Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photog... More

Mural "Petroleum Industry: Production," by Edgar Britton at the Department of Interior Building, Washington, D.C.

Mural "Petroleum Industry: Production," by Edgar Britton at the Depart...

Date: 1939; dimensions: 111" x 235". Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photograp... More

Painting "Cavalrymen Crossing a River" at Court House Annex, Richmond, Virginia

Painting "Cavalrymen Crossing a River" at Court House Annex, Richmond,...

Artist: Jared French, 1939. Oil, dimensions: 83" x 36". Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Cre... More

A little Mexican-food stand near the "ghost town," some of which is still occupied and some of which consists of ruins of the Chisos quicksilver-mining company which operated from 1905 into the early 1940s, and the residences of those who worked there. Terlingua, Texas

A little Mexican-food stand near the "ghost town," some of which is st...

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

Old truck in Bodie, a ghost town in the Bodie Hills east of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Mono County, California

Old truck in Bodie, a ghost town in the Bodie Hills east of the Sierra...

Located about 75 miles southeast of Lake Tahoe, the town become a state historic park in 1962. Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Colle... More

A rusted old truck and remnants of a "Fort Worth Spudder" in Marfa, Texas

A rusted old truck and remnants of a "Fort Worth Spudder" in Marfa, Te...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The Spudder was a wooden oilfield rig popular in the 1940s. Since Marfa is replete with art galleries and outdoor art, this could wel... More

Oil painting "Justice Tempered by Mercy" located in fifth floor, main library, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

Oil painting "Justice Tempered by Mercy" located in fifth floor, main ...

Artist: Maurice Sterne, 1941. Dimensions: 6' x 8'. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit l... More

Mural "An Incident in Contemporary American Life," by Mitchell Jamieson at the Department of Interior, 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

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

Colorfully painted vintage automobile, which just happens to match the colors of nearby blossoms this time of year, in rural Hampshire County, West Virginia

Colorfully painted vintage automobile, which just happens to match the...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... More

Part of a carefully restored mural, 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, one of dozens at Fair Park, site o...

Artist name from related image in same group: LC-DIG-highsm-30087. The park preserves the largest collection of 1930s Art Deco architecture in the United States. It also holds the distinction of being the only ... 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

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

Part of a frieze, one of many at Fair Park, site of the 1936 Texas Centennial celebration and the Pan-American Exposition in 1937 in Dallas, Texas

Part of a frieze, one of many at Fair Park, site of the 1936 Texas Cen...

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

Part of a carefully restored mural, 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, one of dozens at Fair Park, site o...

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

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

Statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in the Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham, Alabama

Statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in the Kelly Ingram Park, Birmi...

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

Tee Pee Curios Shop, Route 66 in Tucumcari, New Mexico

Tee Pee Curios Shop, Route 66 in Tucumcari, New Mexico

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

Carrie A. Tuggle Memorial, Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham, Alabama

Carrie A. Tuggle Memorial, 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

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

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

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

Sculpture "Destiny" at Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Sculpture "Destiny" at Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse, Oklahoma Ci...

Artist: Bernard Frazier, 1966. Stone measuring 22' 6" x 13' x 16". Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photog... More

Bronze sculpture "Thermopylae" at the John F. Kennedy Federal Building, Boston, Massachusetts

Bronze sculpture "Thermopylae" at the John F. Kennedy Federal Building...

Artist: Dimitri Hadzi, 1966. Dimensions: 16 ' x 7' x 5'. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Cr... More

The Texas Theatre, which closed in 1983 in San Angelo, the seat of Tom Green County, Texas

The Texas Theatre, which closed in 1983 in San Angelo, the seat of Tom...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Opened on Thanksgiving Day, 1929 the theater's equipment made San Angelo one of the first cities in the nation to play motion picture... More

Llamas and an affectionate farm cat at Heritage Farm Museum and Village, in Harveytown, West Virginia, just south of downtown Huntington

Llamas and an affectionate farm cat at Heritage Farm Museum and Villag...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Not to be confused with Heritage Station downtown, Heritage Farm Museum displays a wide collection of historical items related to Appa... More

PH1 Chuck Mussi Arlington, Va....A close-up view of a tombstone at the Arlington National Cemetery, marking the grave site of four unknown crewmen assigned to the battleship USS Maine (BB-2). The Maine sank after exploding off the coast of Havana, Cuba, killing approximately 260 crewmen. The sabotaging of the main precipitated the American declaration of war against Spain in 1898. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 Chuck Mussi Arlington, Va....A close-up view of a tombstone at the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Sculpture "Passage No. 3" at the Robert T. Matsui U.S. Courthouse, Sacramento, California

Sculpture "Passage No. 3" at the Robert T. Matsui U.S. Courthouse, Sac...

Artist: Steve Gillman, 1999. Marble, measuring 3' wide x 9' long x 17" high. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by ... More

Oil painting "China Pattern" at the Robert T. Matsui U.S. Courthouse, Sacramento, California

Oil painting "China Pattern" at the Robert T. Matsui U.S. Courthouse, ...

Artist: Deborah Oropallo, 1999. Dimensions: 9 feet x 76 inches. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photograp... More

Sculpture "Gold Rush" at the Robert T. Matsui U.S. Courthouse, Sacramento, California

Sculpture "Gold Rush" at the Robert T. Matsui U.S. Courthouse, Sacrame...

Artist: Tom Otterness, 1999. Bronze, variable dimensions. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. C... More

Painting "Golden Mountains/Golden Fields" at the Robert T. Matsui U.S. Courthouse, Sacramento, California

Painting "Golden Mountains/Golden Fields" at the Robert T. Matsui U.S....

Artist: Daniel Galvez, 1999. Acrylic, dimensions: 7 x 12 feet. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photograph... More

Painting "Golden Mountains/Golden Fields" at the Robert T. Matsui U.S. Courthouse, Sacramento, California

Painting "Golden Mountains/Golden Fields" at the Robert T. Matsui U.S....

Artist: Daniel Galvez, 1999. Acrylic, dimensions: 7 x 12 feet. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photograph... More

Corridor, U.S. Custom House, Charleston, South Carolina

Corridor, U.S. Custom House, Charleston, South Carolina

Greek Revival building built during 1853-1879 by architect Ammi B. Young. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by the photographe... More

The George M. Jacobs Building, erected c. 1903, was long one of Fairmont, West Virginia's elite business addresses. No longer

The George M. Jacobs Building, erected c. 1903, was long one of Fairmo...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... More

Exterior, John O. Pastore Federal Building, Providence, Rhode Island

Exterior, John O. Pastore Federal Building, Providence, Rhode Island

Architect: Jackson, Robertson, and Adams. Built in 1940. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: P... More

Full exterior, Robert C. McEwen U.S. Custom House, Ogdensburg, New York

Full exterior, Robert C. McEwen U.S. Custom House, Ogdensburg, New Yor...

Built between 1909-1910. Master Carpenter: Daniel W. Church. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit lin... More

Lobby stairs. Wayne N. Aspinall Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Grand Junction, Colorado

Lobby stairs. Wayne N. Aspinall Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, ...

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. In 2010, the Federal Building & US Courthouse received $15M... More

Iglesia de Jesus de Miramar, Havana, Cuba

Iglesia de Jesus de Miramar, Havana, Cuba

The second largest church in Cuba. It was begun in 1948 and completed in 1053. The murals were painted by Spanish painter, Cesareo Marciano Hombrados y de Onativia (1909-1977). Title, date, subject note, and k... More

The Old Stone House, or Heimburger House, which was actually a hotel that was a popular stop along the National Road, at Roney's Point in Ohio County, east of Wheeling, West Virginia

The Old Stone House, or Heimburger House, which was actually a hotel t...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. August Heimberger first rented-out the hotel in 1869 and kept it for 22 years. His wife took over on his death in 1889 and continued t... More

One of twelve famous Madonna of the Trail statues, this one located along the National Road in Wheeling, West Virginia

One of twelve famous Madonna of the Trail statues, this one located al...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The statues were commissioned by the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution. They were installed in each of the twel... More

Courtroom, U.S. Courthouse, Toledo, Ohio

Courtroom, U.S. Courthouse, Toledo, Ohio

Architect: James A. Wetmore. Four story building designed in the Beaux Art Classicism style of architecture and clad in buff-colored limestone veneer. Built 1929-1932. Photographed as part of an assignment for ... More

Lobby detail, door, William R. Cotter Federal Building, Hartford, Connecticut

Lobby detail, door, William R. Cotter Federal Building, Hartford, Conn...

Architect: Adams & Malfeldt & Prentice. Built in 1933. Stripped Classical/Art Deco style. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by... More

Sculpture "Contemporary postman," by Attilio Piccirilli at the Ariel Rios Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Sculpture "Contemporary postman," by Attilio Piccirilli at the Ariel R...

Date: 1937; dimensions: 3' 11" x 1' 8" x 1' 2"; material: aluminum. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photo... More

Interior brass doors, Federal Building and U.S. Custom House, Denver, Colorado

Interior brass doors, Federal Building and U.S. Custom House, Denver, ...

Architect: James A. Wetmore. Built 1931-1937. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs ... More

Herbert C. Hoover Building, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C.

Herbert C. Hoover Building, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D...

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of ... More

Sculpture "Man Power" at U.S. Courthouse, Greeneville, Tennessee

Sculpture "Man Power" at U.S. Courthouse, Greeneville, Tennessee

Artist: William Zorach, 1939. Wood, dimensions: 37 1/2" x 8" 2". Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photogra... More

Exterior details. U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Tyler, Texas

Exterior details. U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Tyler, Texas

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Built in 1934 by architect Shirley Simons. Neoclassical sty... More

Exterior, Richard Sheppard Arnold U.S. Post Office and Courthouse is a monument five-story limestone building in Little Rock, Arkansas

Exterior, Richard Sheppard Arnold U.S. Post Office and Courthouse is a...

Built in 1932 by architect James A. Wetmore. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs i... More

A historic house, built c. 1900 by the Wells Family, at 809 Main Street in Sistersville, West Virginia

A historic house, built c. 1900 by the Wells Family, at 809 Main Stree...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... More

Sculpture "Wisdom and Courage" at the David W. Dyer Federal Building and Courthouse, Miami, Florida

Sculpture "Wisdom and Courage" at the David W. Dyer Federal Building a...

Artist: Alexander Sambugnac, 1938. Cast stone, dimensions: 4' x 6' x 3". Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the ... More

The 1915 Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) Building in downtown Wheeling, West Virginia

The 1915 Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) Building in downto...

Public domain photograph - historical image of West Virginia, United States, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Courtroom, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Providence, Rhode Island

Courtroom, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Providence, Rhode Isl...

Architect: Clarke & Howe. Beaux-Arts building built in 1904-1908. It is of steel frame construction, clad entirely in grey granite. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration.... More

Interior lobby, John W. McCormack U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Boston, Massachusettsachusetts

Interior lobby, John W. McCormack U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Bos...

Built in 1931-1933 by Architect Cram & Ferguson. The 16-story main mass rises to a height of 258' on Post Office Square. Restored by General Services Administration in 2009. Photographed as part of an assignmen... More

The Moody Mansion, a restored, four-story structure originally completed in 1895 in Galveston, Texas

The Moody Mansion, a restored, four-story structure originally complet...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Home of William Lewis Moody, Jr., an American financier and entrepreneur. The house, made of limestone and brick, was ... More

Painting "Dogwood and Azalea" at Russell Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse, Atlanta, Georgia

Painting "Dogwood and Azalea" at Russell Federal Building & U.S. Court...

Artist: Paul Rohland, 1938. Oil, dimensions: 59" x 130". Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Cr... More

Interior lobby, Federal Building, Grand Island, Nebraska

Interior lobby, Federal Building, Grand Island, Nebraska

Architect: James Knox Taylor. Neoclassical Revival. The original portion was built between 1908-1910. The two-story addition built between 1933-1935. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Servic... More

Side exterior, Robert C. McEwen U.S. Custom House, Ogdensburg, New York

Side exterior, Robert C. McEwen U.S. Custom House, Ogdensburg, New Yor...

Built between 1909-1910. Master Carpenter: Daniel W. Church. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit lin... More

Lobby ceiling detail of Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Binghamton, New York

Lobby ceiling detail of Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Binghamt...

An Art Deco interpretation of a classical style. Built in 1935. Architect: Conrad & Cummings. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provide... More

The Sidney M. Aronovitz U.S. Courthouse, Post Office and Custom House, Key West, Florida

The Sidney M. Aronovitz U.S. Courthouse, Post Office and Custom House,...

Built in 1933 in the Art Deco style, the two-story, Key Largo limestone clad building was designed by architect James A. Wetmore. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. T... More

The Enoch Pratt Free Library, located in Baltimore, Maryland, is one of the oldest free public libraries in the United States

The Enoch Pratt Free Library, located in Baltimore, Maryland, is one o...

Established in 1882 after a grant from philanthropist Enoch Pratt. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Co... More

Interior hall, Federal Building, Grand Island, Nebraska

Interior hall, Federal Building, Grand Island, Nebraska

Architect: James Knox Taylor. Neoclassical Revival. The original portion was built between 1908-1910. The two-story addition built between 1933-1935. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Servic... More

Sidney Yates Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Sidney Yates Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Date built: 1880; architect: James G. Hill. Credit line: Ph... More

Courtroom ceiling, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Providence, Rhode Island

Courtroom ceiling, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Providence, R...

Architect: Clarke & Howe. Beaux-Arts building built in 1904-1908. It is of steel frame construction, clad entirely in grey granite. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration.... More

Sidney Yates Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Sidney Yates Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Date built: 1880; architect: James G. Hill. Credit line: Ph... More

Sculpture "St. George and the Dragon," Constitution Ave. lobby, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

Sculpture "St. George and the Dragon," Constitution Ave. lobby, Depart...

Artist: Carl Paul Jennewein, 1933. Plaster, dimensions: 64" x 88". Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photog... More

Potter Stewart U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Cincinnati, Ohio

Potter Stewart U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Cincinnati, Ohio

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Built in 1939 by architect/builder Louis A. Simon. Credit l... More

Architectural details, the Woolworth Building, New York, New York

Architectural details, the Woolworth Building, New York, New York

Designed by architect Cass Gilbert and completed in 1913, it is one of the oldest skyscrapers in the United States. At 57 stories it remains one of the fifty tallest buildings in the United States. Title, date,... More

Courtroom. The L. Richardson Preyer Federal Building and Court House in Greensboro, North Carolina

Courtroom. The L. Richardson Preyer Federal Building and Court House i...

Designed in the art deco style by architects Murphy & Olmstead and built in 1933. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provide... More

El Capitolio, Havana, Cuba - Carol M. Highsmith photogrpahy

El Capitolio, Havana, Cuba - Carol M. Highsmith photogrpahy

The Havana Capitol, built from April 1, 1926-1929. The building cost 17 million pesos. After the Revolution of 1959, the Capitol became the headquarters of the Academy of Sciences of Cuba and then Ministry of S... More

Architectural details, the Woolworth Building, New York, New York

Architectural details, the Woolworth Building, New York, New York

Designed by architect Cass Gilbert and completed in 1913, it is one of the oldest skyscrapers in the United States. At 57 stories it remains one of the fifty tallest buildings in the United States. Title, date,... More

Post Office lobby detail, James T. Foley U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Albany, New York

Post Office lobby detail, James T. Foley U.S. Post Office and Courthou...

Built in 1931-1932. Art Deco style. Five-story building with 8' high sculptured marble frieze continuously wraps around the primary elevations. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Adm... More

Handicap ramp. Wayne N. Aspinall Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Grand Junction, Colorado

Handicap ramp. Wayne N. Aspinall Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse,...

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. In 2010, the Federal Building & US Courthouse received $15M... More

Column detail. The Jack Brooks Federal Building in Beaumont, Texas

Column detail. The Jack Brooks Federal Building in Beaumont, Texas

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Built in 1934 by Architects Fred C. Stone, and F.W. and D.E... More

Courtroom, James R. Browning U.S. Court of Appeals Building, San Francisco, California

Courtroom, James R. Browning U.S. Court of Appeals Building, San Franc...

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. This stylized building reflects the Beaux Arts classicism adopted by the U.S. Treasure Department for early twentieth-century feder... More

Architectural details, the Woolworth Building, New York, New York

Architectural details, the Woolworth Building, New York, New York

Designed by architect Cass Gilbert and completed in 1913, it is one of the oldest skyscrapers in the United States. At 57 stories it remains one of the fifty tallest buildings in the United States. Title, date,... More

Exterior window detail, U.S. Courthouse, Toledo, Ohio

Exterior window detail, U.S. Courthouse, Toledo, Ohio

Architect: James A. Wetmore. Four story building designed in the Beaux Art Classicism style of architecture and clad in buff-colored limestone veneer. Built 1929-1932. Photographed as part of an assignment for ... More

Fireplace, U.S. Custom House, Charleston, South Carolina

Fireplace, U.S. Custom House, Charleston, South Carolina

Greek Revival building built during 1853-1879 by architect Ammi B. Young. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by the photographe... More

The Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House in Fort Worth, Texas, one of the best-preserved examples of Victorian architecture left in Texas

The Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House in Fort Worth, Texas, one of the bes...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Built in 1899, the Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House is Fort Worth's premier example of Queen Anne-style Victorian architec... More

The 1940-43 Henry Oates House, a brick interpretation of George Washington's Mount Vernon in the Market Street neighborhood of fine homes in Parkersburg, West Virginia

The 1940-43 Henry Oates House, a brick interpretation of George Washin...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... More

Oil painting "Compass" located on lobby ceiling, U.S. Custom House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Oil painting "Compass" located on lobby ceiling, U.S. Custom House, Ph...

Artist: George Harding, 1938. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in t... More

Stair, James L. Whitten Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Stair, James L. Whitten Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Also known as the U.S. Department of Agriculture Administration Building, it was the first large Beaux-Arts building in Washington, D.C. Designed by Rankin, Kellogg and Crane architects, the L-shaped wings were... More

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