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Gabion, a cylinder basket, open at both ends, about three feet wide, and as much in height

Gabion, a cylinder basket, open at both ends, about three feet wide, a...

Print shows a gabion. Title from item. Caption continues: They serve in sieges to carry on the approaches under cover, when they come pretty near the fortification. Illus. in: A new military, historical, and ex... more

Washington, April 16, 1833 Sir: You are hereby notified to attend the musters of Captain Francis A. Dickins Company M.D. C. for the current year, on the 3rd Mondays in May and October, at ten o'clock, on the first height south of the Tiber on 12

Washington, April 16, 1833 Sir: You are hereby notified to attend the ...

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 5.

The Washington National Monument, in the city of Washington base of the Pantheon, 250 feet diameter. Height, 100 feet. Height of obelisk, 500 feet. The loftiest monument on earth to a nation's greatest benefactor. The tribute of a grateful people to "The Father of his Country" Gihon, SC. ; C. Sherman, printer, Philadelphia ; Rob. Mills, arch't. ; J. Sartain, delt

The Washington National Monument, in the city of Washington base of th...

Engraving showing the Washington Monument as designed by Robert Mills. Includes printed inscription: "Earnestly recommended to the favor of our countrymen" with signatures of Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, J... more

Appeal in behalf of the Washington national monument. The voters of Washington are informed that the monument now being erected in this City, to the memory of the "Father of his Country", has reached the height of 154 feet, and has cost about {d

Appeal in behalf of the Washington national monument. The voters of Wa...

Washington national monument. 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 201, Folder 34.

View from the "Dead Rabbit" barricade in Bayard Street, taken at the height of the battle by our own artist, who, as spectator, was present at the fight

View from the "Dead Rabbit" barricade in Bayard Street, taken at the h...

View of fight between two gangs, the "Dead Rabbits" and the "Bowery Boys" in the Sixth Ward, New York City. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 4, (1857 July 18), p. 108.

Washington National Monument proposed height in dotted lines, 485 ft. Completed, shown by dark lines, 174 ft. Stone terrace, 25 ft. high, diameter 200 ft.

Washington National Monument proposed height in dotted lines, 485 ft. ...

Print showing a drawing of Washington Monument half completed with dotted lines representing the proposed height. Drawing possibly drawn by Fred D. Stuart. Title from item.

John C. Heenan, champion of America born in West Troy, New York, May 2, 1835, height 6 ft. 1 1/2 inch, fighting weight from 180 to 185 lbs / / from photograph in attitude taken by Gillis & Johnson, 156 Broadway, New York ; lith. by Cameron & Walsh, 32 & 34 John St., N.Y.

John C. Heenan, champion of America born in West Troy, New York, May 2...

Print shows a full-length portrait of John Carmel Heenan, in boxing stance. 774 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1860 by Wm. Carland, in the Clerk's Offi... more

Tom Sayers, champion of England born at Pimlico near Brighton, Sussex 1826, height 5 ft. 8 inches, lowest feichting weight 10 st. 10 lbs / / lith. by Cameron & Walsh, 32 & 34 John St., N.Y.

Tom Sayers, champion of England born at Pimlico near Brighton, Sussex ...

Print shows Tom Sayers, full-length portrait, facing right, in boxing stance. Includes list of fights with opponent's name and date of bout. 680 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Entered according to Act ... more

The Sentinels; height 315 ft; Mammoth Grove, Calaveras County

The Sentinels; height 315 ft; Mammoth Grove, Calaveras County

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 875. LOT subdivision subject: Calaveras Big Trees. This record contains unverified old data from c... more

Grand Canyon of the Arkansas. Royal Gorge, walls 1500 feet in height

Grand Canyon of the Arkansas. Royal Gorge, walls 1500 feet in height

No. 138. Title from item. Part of series: Colorado Views.

Bird's eye view of Los Angeles taken from balloon, height 1500 ft.

Bird's eye view of Los Angeles taken from balloon, height 1500 ft.

Copyright deposit; J. W. Austin; April 15, 1902.

[Flight 82: Wilbur piloting at a considerable height, flying a distance of 2 3/4 miles in 5 minutes and 4 seconds, almost four circles of the field at Huffman Prairie, the best and longest flight of the year; Dayton, Ohio]

[Flight 82: Wilbur piloting at a considerable height, flying a distanc...

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 58. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy i... more

Festival Hall (height 200 ft.) and Central Cascade (Fall 90 ft.) from base of Western Casade, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904

Festival Hall (height 200 ft.) and Central Cascade (Fall 90 ft.) from ...

H50969 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 5807.

The Great Tree Wawona, Height 260 Ft., Diameter 28 Ft., Mariposa Grove, Calif.

The Great Tree Wawona, Height 260 Ft., Diameter 28 Ft., Mariposa Grove...

3 people in horse-drawn wagon coming through cut in tree; 5 women standing alongside the tree; man with camera on tripod in foreground. Stereo by William Rau, copyrighted by E.W. Kelley. Sold only by Universal ... more

[Flight 41: Orville flying to the left at a height of about 60 feet; Huffman Prairie, Dayton, Ohio]

[Flight 41: Orville flying to the left at a height of about 60 feet; H...

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 59. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy i... more

[Side view of flight 45, Orville flying to the left at a considerable height; Huffman Prairie, Dayton, Ohio]

[Side view of flight 45, Orville flying to the left at a considerable ...

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 59. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LO... more

[Front view of flight 41, Orville flying to the left at a height of about 60 feet; Huffman Prairie, Dayton, Ohio]

[Front view of flight 41, Orville flying to the left at a height of ab...

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 59. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LO... more

[Flight 41: Orville flying to the left at a height of about 60 feet; Huffman Prairie, Dayton, Ohio]

[Flight 41: Orville flying to the left at a height of about 60 feet; H...

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 59. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy i... more

[Flight 41: Orville flying to the left at a height of about 60 feet; Huffman Prairie, Dayton, Ohio]

[Flight 41: Orville flying to the left at a height of about 60 feet; H...

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 59. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy i... more

[Flight 41: Orville flying to the left at a height of about 60 feet; Huffman Prairie, Dayton, Ohio]

[Flight 41: Orville flying to the left at a height of about 60 feet; H...

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 59. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy i... more

Height and light in Bourges Cathedral, France

Height and light in Bourges Cathedral, France

This record contains unverified data from shelflist card. Layered mount with embossed monogram, "FHE," in lower right. Signed and inscribed in ink on back of mount.

Trinity River at its height, Dallas, Tex.

Trinity River at its height, Dallas, Tex.

H113204 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; H. Clogenson; July 8, 1908.

Enlistment in the regular army. Height now reduced to normal standard for infantry of the line.

Enlistment in the regular army. Height now reduced to normal standard ...

Text continues: Conditions till further orders: Height - 5 ft. 3 ins. and upwards. Chest - 34 1/2 ins at least. Age - 19 to 38 years. Poster is text only. 5th November, 1914. W 7532-3692 50,000 11/14 HWV. Title... more

Measuring height of grain on government farm

Measuring height of grain on government farm

Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951. Title transcribed from caption accompanying item.

Airplanes - Types - Thomas-Morse Type MB-3 single seater Fighter, equipped with 30 H.P. Hispano-Suiza engine. Length overall - 20ft.; spread, 26 ft.; height, 9 ft.11 in.; total weight loaded, 2050lbs. Fuel and oil capacity for 3 hours flight at full speed. Thomas-Morse Aircraft Corporation, Ithaca, N.Y

Airplanes - Types - Thomas-Morse Type MB-3 single seater Fighter, equi...

Photographer: Thomas-Morse Aircraft Corp. Airplanes - Types

Airplanes - Types - Fastest aeroplane in the world. Side view of the new Curtiss plane built for the Navy. This plane can develop a speed of 160 miles faster than any other machine in the world. It is 32 feet wide, 34 feet long, 10 feet high and can carry a useful load of over half a ton. It has attained a height of 12,500 feet in 10 minutes. This plane is equipped with a Model K, 12 cylinders, 400 H.P. Engine

Airplanes - Types - Fastest aeroplane in the world. Side view of the n...

Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Airplanes - Types

Airplanes - Types - Fastest aeroplane in the world. Front view of the new Curtiss Aeroplane built for the Navy. This machine is the fastest in the world and capable of making 160 miles per hour, 15 miles per hour faster than the speed attained by any other machine in the world. It can climb to a height of 12,500 feet in 10 minutes. It is equipped with a Curtiss Model K, 121 cylinder 400 H.P. Engine. It can carry a load of 1,000 lbs. It is 32 feet wide, 34 feet long and 10 feet high

Airplanes - Types - Fastest aeroplane in the world. Front view of the ...

Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Airplanes - Types

Airplanes - Historical - Loop the loop at height of 2,000 feet. Lt. Ballough making his famous loop the loop. Keystone View Co

Airplanes - Historical - Loop the loop at height of 2,000 feet. Lt. Ba...

Photographer: Keystone View Co. Airplanes - Historical

Ceremonies - Demobilization - Fifth Avenue, choked with people as never before, welcomes the homecoming of men who smashed the Hindenburg line. A view of Avenue, when the parade was at its height, as seen from twenty-third street, looking north

Ceremonies - Demobilization - Fifth Avenue, choked with people as neve...

Photographer: International Film Service Ceremonies - Demobilization

Airplanes - Types - England's largest flying boat. Great Britain possession of greatest flying boat in existence. It is triplane type with a wingspan of 123 feet and a fuselage 60 feet. The height from keel to ringpost is 27 1/2 feet and the weight is almost twelve tons. Five Rolls-Royce "Eagle 8" engines furnish motive power. Central News Service

Airplanes - Types - England's largest flying boat. Great Britain posse...

Photographer: Central News Service Airplanes - Types

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Manufacture of airplanes by the Dayton-Wright Airplane Co., Dayton, Ohio. Power House equipped to furnish 1000 H.P. The stack is 250 feet in height

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Manufacture of airplanes by the Day...

Photographer: Dayton-Wright Airplane Co. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

Swinging from peak to peak. Aerial tramways have proved to be the most efficient means of transportation in many parts of Montenegro. This shows an aerial tramway rebuilt under American direction after its distinction by the Austrians. It was used by the American Red Cross to transport its relief supplies from the bay of Cattare into the hinterland. At one point this cable tram reaches a height of 3,000 feet. Below can be seen an American Red Cross car making the ascent up Jacob's Ladder, the only road across the mountains, covering a distance of ten miles to reach a height of 3,000 feet

Swinging from peak to peak. Aerial tramways have proved to be the most...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC Paris Office. Group title: Montenegro (Transportation) On caption card: 12885... more

[New York City Deputy Police Commissioner John A. Leach, right, watching agents pour liquor into sewer following a raid during the height of prohibition]

[New York City Deputy Police Commissioner John A. Leach, right, watchi...

Title devised by Library staff using information from photo slug. Photo was marked with a grease pencil during editing for publication. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Co... more

Logging in Cascade Mtns.: piles 132 feet long used in the trestle - height 107 feet to top of rails

Logging in Cascade Mtns.: piles 132 feet long used in the trestle - he...

J252602 U.S. Copyright Office Photo copyrighted by Darius Kinsey, Seattle. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Trestles; Lumbering Wash.; Shelf.

Sailing from Genoa. Hundreds of Italians are waving bon voyage to relatives off to the Land of Opportunity, the U.S.A. On the S.S. Conte Verde a new luxurious Italian express steamer of the Lloyd Sabaudo Co. two extra propeller blades are carried.  This one [text missing]  ; Showing the height of the propeller blade on the S.S. Conte Verde. Mr. Carpenter in the picture.

Sailing from Genoa. Hundreds of Italians are waving bon voyage to rela...

Title from item. On page: no. 1568 (top image), no. 1570 (bottom left image) and no. 1571 (bottom right image) Text under image no. 1568: "Same as 1565". Text under image no. 1570: "Same as 1569". In album: Eur... more

Aeroplane attacking troops from low height at Vierzy during Soissons attack / L. Jonas, 1927.

Aeroplane attacking troops from low height at Vierzy during Soissons a...

Print shows German airplane firing on Allied troops at Vierzy, France, during World War I. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Copyright by Wendell Westover.

Rockefeller Center, New York City The observation roofs are in reality commodious promenades overlooking the vast city from a height of 850 feet / / Mophochrom - Irving Browning - natural color.

Rockefeller Center, New York City The observation roofs are in reality...

Print shows people looking at New York City from the top of Rockefeller Center. Title from item. Accession box no. PR 06 CN 038, Box 17, New York New York City Skyscrapers

Photoelectric ray to determine flying ceiling. Washington, D.C., June 15. To permit a ground observer to determine at what height flying is safe during days of fog and heavy overcast, Miss Elizabeth M. Zandonini, of the Radio Section staff of the Bureau of Standards, is shown with the balloon transmitting equipment. A photoelectric cell measuring light brightness is used to control the pitch of the radio signal transmitted from the balloon as it ascends. A graphical frequency recorder plots the pitch and hence ... a measure of the light brightness as a function ... height. The experiments are carried on for the U.S. ...

Photoelectric ray to determine flying ceiling. Washington, D.C., June ...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Date based on date of negatives in same range. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Colle... more

Allies advance in Libya. At the height of the Allied pursuit of the Axis forces heavy rain fell in the Western Desert turning the sand and dust into mud and flooding low-lying parts. It made things difficult for the Axis, but even more so for the British troops, like these General Grant tanks ploughing through a wet and muddy stretch of road

Allies advance in Libya. At the height of the Allied pursuit of the Ax...

Title from item. British official photograph from OWI. No. D-8529.

USS Arizona, at height of fire, following Japanese aerial attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Photograph of Comparative Height Growth on Brushed and Unbrushed Area

Photograph of Comparative Height Growth on Brushed and Unbrushed Area

Original caption: Comparative height growth on brushed and unbrushed area. Big Prairie. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Comparative Height Growth on Brushed and Unbrushed Area

Photograph of Comparative Height Growth on Brushed and Unbrushed Area

Original caption: Comparative height growth on brushed and unbrushed area. Big Prairie. Historic Photographs

San Bernardino, California. A Pennsylvania Railroad freight car, built in June 1929, showing the exterior width, the exterior height, the interior length, the interior width, the interior height, and cubic foot volume

San Bernardino, California. A Pennsylvania Railroad freight car, built...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more