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Fort C.F. Smith, Co. L, 2d New York Artillery

Fort C.F. Smith, Co. L, 2d New York Artillery

Group of soldiers with cannon and caisson. Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 675. Original neg. number: LC-B817-7675.

[General Napoleon Bonaparte McLaughlen and staff near Washington, D.C.]

[General Napoleon Bonaparte McLaughlen and staff near Washington, D.C....

Group portrait showing brevetted Brigadier General Napoleon Bonaparte McLaughlen (seated second from right, with double row of buttons on jacket) and other soldiers in front of tent. An African American man is ... more

Co. H, 10th Veteran Reserve Corps, Washington, D.C. April, 1865

Co. H, 10th Veteran Reserve Corps, Washington, D.C. April, 1865

No. 911. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Key to Powell & Co's. photographs of Abraham Lincoln, Hannibal Hamlin and the Senators and Representatives who voted "aye" on the resolution ... to amend the constitution of the United States so as to prohibit slavery Passed in Senate, April 8, 1864. Passed in House of Representatives, Jan. 31, 1865.

Key to Powell & Co's. photographs of Abraham Lincoln, Hannibal Hamlin ...

Key to composite photograph with list of names identifying legislators who voted to abolish slavery. Title from item.

Gen. Ferrero and staff, Petersburgh (i.e. Petersburg), Va.

Gen. Ferrero and staff, Petersburgh (i.e. Petersburg), Va.

Stereograph showing General Edward Ferrero and staff on the steps of a building in Petersburg, Virginia. No. 3333. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Title from item. Copyright in 1865... more

Quartermaster's Office at 7th St. Wharf, Wash., D.C.

Quartermaster's Office at 7th St. Wharf, Wash., D.C.

Fourteen men posed in front. Brady-Handy Studio. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 876.

Veteran Reserve Corps. Wash., D.C. Apr. 1865

Veteran Reserve Corps. Wash., D.C. Apr. 1865

Photograph shows Company K, 9th Veteran Reserve Corps at Washington Circle, Washington, D.C. Additional information from record for negative: LC-B817-7805. Title from item. Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C... more

President Lincoln at home

President Lincoln at home

Seated, holding album, with his son, Tad. Illus. from: Harper's weekly. Copyright by F.W. Sumner.

The first reading of the Emancipation Proclamation before the cabinet / painted by F.B. Carpenter ; engraved by A.H. Ritchie.

The first reading of the Emancipation Proclamation before the cabinet ...

Print shows a reenactment of Abraham Lincoln signing the Emancipation Proclamation on July 22, 1862, painted by Francis B. Carpenter at the White House in 1864. Depicted, from left to right are: Edwin M. Stanto... more

Pawnee Killer and his braves Discovering the remains of Lieutenant Kidder and ten men of the Seventh United States Cavalry / / sketched by T.R. Davis.

Pawnee Killer and his braves Discovering the remains of Lieutenant Kid...

Two Illustrations: one showing head-and-shoulders portrait of Pawnee Killer and his two braves; and the other showing soldiers looking at skeletons filled with arrows.

Washington's reception at the White House, 1776 / Geo Spohni.

Washington's reception at the White House, 1776 / Geo Spohni.

Print showing George and Martha Washington among crowd at reception. Title from item. Caption continues: Respectfully dedicated to the people of the United States by the Publisher. Entered according to act of C... more

[President Ulysses S. Grant, half-length portrait, seated, facing right]

[President Ulysses S. Grant, half-length portrait, seated, facing righ...

Brady-Handy Collection (Library of Congress). LC-BH826-3703.

[President James A. Garfield, half-length portrait, facing right]

[President James A. Garfield, half-length portrait, facing right]

Brady-Handy Collection (Library of Congress). LC-BH826-1484-B.

[President and Mrs. Rutherford B. Hayes (Lucy Webb Hayes), full-length portrait, looking slightly left]

[President and Mrs. Rutherford B. Hayes (Lucy Webb Hayes), full-length...

Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

Our Japanese visitors / from photographs by Bradley & Rulofson, San Francisco.

Our Japanese visitors / from photographs by Bradley & Rulofson, San Fr...

Two group portraits of men and women of the Japanese embassy on diplomatic mission to the United States. Included in picture is C.E. Delong, U.S. minister at Japan, and his wife. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 187... more

President Grant at his cottage by the sea

President Grant at his cottage by the sea

Photograph shows President Ulysses S. Grant on vacation, seated on porch with his wife, Julia, and son, Jesse, in Long Branch, New Jersey. Copyright by G.W. Pach.

Portraits and autograph signatures of the framers and signers of the Declaration of Independence, Philadelphia, July 4th, 1776 / Thos. Hunter, lith, Philada.

Portraits and autograph signatures of the framers and signers of the D...

Title from item. Copyright 1874 by J. H. Hobart, Jr.

Wash., D.C., 1874. House of Representatives, U. S., 43rd Congress. Taken on the east portice, House wing of Capitol, February 20

Wash., D.C., 1874. House of Representatives, U. S., 43rd Congress. Tak...

Photograph shows members of the 43rd Congress of the House of Representatives standing on the steps of the Capitol; names of all 183 members are printed underneath the photograph. Entered according to Act of Co... more

U.S. Senators, 43rd Congress / Redington & Shaffer, landscape photographers, P.O. Box 258, Washington, D.C.

U.S. Senators, 43rd Congress / Redington & Shaffer, landscape photogra...

Photograph showing members of the 43rd Congress, U.S. Capitol building with a key to people depicted printed on the mount. 2417 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Caption below title reads: Taken Thursday,... more

U.S. Senators, 43d Congress / Redington & Shaffer, Landscape Photographers, P.O. Box 258, Washington, D.C.

U.S. Senators, 43d Congress / Redington & Shaffer, Landscape Photograp...

Photograph showing members of the 43rd Congress, U.S. Capitol building. 2417 U.S. Copyright Office. Caption below title reads: Taken Thursday, February 12th, 1874, at East Senate Portico of the Capitol. Additio... more

The Wedding at the White House. The ceremony in the East Room--Rev. Dr. Tiffany declaring Mr. A.C.F. Sartoris and Miss Nellie Grant husband and wife / sketched by our special artist, Mr. Harry Ogden.

The Wedding at the White House. The ceremony in the East Room--Rev. Dr...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1874 June 6, cover, p. 193.

The White House, Washington, D.C. / photographed by L.E. Walker.

The White House, Washington, D.C. / photographed by L.E. Walker.

The White House with horse-drawn carriages in front. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 21, no. 1055 (1877 March 17), p. 205.

[President Rutherford B. Hayes, half-length portrait, seated, facing left]

[President Rutherford B. Hayes, half-length portrait, seated, facing l...

Brady-Handy Collection (Library of Congress). LC-BH826-400.

Taking the census at Standing Rock Agency - South Dakota

Taking the census at Standing Rock Agency - South Dakota

Men seated at two tables with large crowd of people. On mount: D.F. Barry, West Superior, Wis.

[Grover Cleveland, bust portrait, seated, facing right]
Sarah Childress Polk, wife of President J.K. Polk / photo of portrait by George Dury.

Sarah Childress Polk, wife of President J.K. Polk / photo of portrait ...

Photograph showing Mrs. James K. Polk, head-and-shoulder portrait, facing slightly right. Title from item. Photo of portrait.

Another president who had a rise in the world--"From the toe-path to the White House" / F. Opper.

Another president who had a rise in the world--"From the toe-path to t...

Page of Puck magazine with cartoon showing Chester Arthur kicked out of the New York Custom House, by man holding paper "charges," in front of sign pointing to Washington. Illus. in: Puck, 1881 Oct. 19, p. 101.

New Jersey--The removal of President Garfield, with his physicians and attendants, from the White House to the Francklyn cottage, at Elberon by the sea, September 6th / from sketches by a staff artist.

New Jersey--The removal of President Garfield, with his physicians and...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1881 Sept. 24, p. 56-57.

Presidential party, Upper Geyser Basin

Presidential party, Upper Geyser Basin

Photograph is group portrait of members of Chester A. Arthur's expedition to Yellowstone National Park. Left to right: John Schuyler Crosby, Lt. Col. Michael V. Sheridan. Lt. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan, Anson Stag... more

[Three Treasury Department employees in office]

[Three Treasury Department employees in office]

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Three Treasury Department employees, Mr. Steele(?) and two other men, posed in office]

[Three Treasury Department employees, Mr. Steele(?) and two other men,...

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Two Treasury Department employees seated at desk in office]

[Two Treasury Department employees seated at desk in office]

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Union commanders With compliments of the Travelers Insurance Company.

Union commanders With compliments of the Travelers Insurance Company.

Photographic montage shows Abraham Lincoln surrounded by Admiral David G. Farrugut, General William T. Sherman, General George Henry Thomas, General George Gordon Meade, General Ulysses S. Grant, General Joseph... more

[Three Treasury Department employees, Mr. Graham, John Brown, and another man, posed in an office with a fireplace]

[Three Treasury Department employees, Mr. Graham, John Brown, and anot...

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Civil War veteran John Wilson and Sarah Bowman Wilson]

[Civil War veteran John Wilson and Sarah Bowman Wilson]

Photograph shows Captain John Wilson of Co. C, 8th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (Union), who was known for being the first Union soldier to plant his regiment's battle flag on the summit of Lookout Mountain durin... more

Women delegates to the 1886 convention of the Knights of Labor

Women delegates to the 1886 convention of the Knights of Labor

Photograph shows group portrait of eight women and a baby; Miss Mary Anderson, seated, hand on baby's head, and Miss Laura Graddick, standing, second from right. Title from item.

Washington, D.C.--The wedding at the White House, June 2nd--the mother's kiss / from a sketch by C. Bunnell.

Washington, D.C.--The wedding at the White House, June 2nd--the mother...

Wedding of Grover Cleveland, with Mrs. Grover Cleveland receiving kiss from her mother. Cover Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1886 June 12, p. 257.

U.S. commissioners and delegations of Sioux chiefs visiting Washington, October 13, 1888

U.S. commissioners and delegations of Sioux chiefs visiting Washington...

Group portrait of commissioners and Sioux Indians on steps of U.S. Capitol building. Copyright by C.M. Bell. Published in: Many nations: A Library of Congress resource guide for the study of Indian and Alaska n... more

White House, Conservatory

White House, Conservatory

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). LC-J698-81320.

White House, east corridor

White House, east corridor

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Original negative may be available: LC-J698-81347

[Dining(?) room in the White House, Washington, D.C.]

[Dining(?) room in the White House, Washington, D.C.]

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Green houses, White House, Washington, D.C.

Green houses, White House, Washington, D.C.

Title from item. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

The New administration--visitors paying their respects to President Harrison at the White House. The presidential train "held up" at Harrisburg by a little son of Gov. Beaver, who takes a photograph of Gen. Harrison and family. Close of the ice-harvest--scenes on an ice-farm near Athens, on the Hudson River / from a sketch by Joseph Becker.

The New administration--visitors paying their respects to President Ha...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1889 March 16, p. 96.

[Views of the White House public rooms - the East Room, the Green Room, the Red Room, and the Blue Room]

[Views of the White House public rooms - the East Room, the Green Room...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Washington Album. Published by Ph. Frey, Louis Glaser, and J. F. Jarvis, p. 14. Glaser/Frey Collection of American View Books (Library of Congress)

White House, 1889--Easter Monday

White House, 1889--Easter Monday

Crowd of people around pool, with the White House in background. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Original negative may be available: LC-J682-5.

Blue Room, White House, Washington, D.C.

Blue Room, White House, Washington, D.C.

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). No. 81302.

[State dining room, White House, during McKinley administration(?)

[State dining room, White House, during McKinley administration(?)

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. No. 16.

Red Room, White House, Washington, D.C.

Red Room, White House, Washington, D.C.

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). No. 81288.

Red Room, White House, Washington, D.C.

Red Room, White House, Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows an interior view of the Red Room in the White House, with portrait paintings of Mrs. Rutherford B. Hayes, R.B. Hayes of Ohio, and Mrs. Benjamin Harrison. No. 81289. Forms part of: Frances Benja... more

White House, State Dining Room

White House, State Dining Room

Photo by Frances Benjamin Johnston. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. LC-J698-81310 (cracked neg.). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Interiors Dining rooms... more