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Illustrated Legends of the Kitano Tenjin Shrine (Kitano Tenjin engi emaki)

Illustrated Legends of the Kitano Tenjin Shrine (Kitano Tenjin engi em...

An ancient Shinto belief that the unpredictable, calamitous forces of nature are animated by tormented human spirits (onryō) underlies the legendary origin of the Kitano Tenjin shrine, dedicated to Sugawara Mic... more

Illustrated Legends of the Kitano Shrine (Kitano Tenjin Engi)

Illustrated Legends of the Kitano Shrine (Kitano Tenjin Engi)

Emaki artists, Japanese artists working in the narrative handscroll or emaki format, were masters of dramatic suspense. This scroll depicts the origin of the Kitano Shrine of the Tenjin cult, one of the most im... more

Scene from The Illustrated Legends of Jin’ōji Temple (Jin’ōji engi emaki)

Scene from The Illustrated Legends of Jin’ōji Temple (Jin’ōji engi ema...

Jin’ōji Temple is associated with the ascetic hermit monk En no Gyōja. Legend has it that he ordered a shikigami (a local deity represented as a small ghost) to guide the Korean deity Hōshō Gongen (Korean: Bose... more

Scene from The Illustrated Legends of Jin’ōji Temple (Jin’ōji engi emaki)

Scene from The Illustrated Legends of Jin’ōji Temple (Jin’ōji engi ema...

Jin’ōji is a small temple located at the foot of a mountain southwest of present-day Osaka. This extended section from a much longer handscroll is from a multi-scroll set that illustrates the legends of the tem... more

Illustrated Legends of the Origins of the Kumano Shrines (Kumano engi emaki)

Illustrated Legends of the Origins of the Kumano Shrines (Kumano engi ...

This is a set of three handscrolls narrating the miraculous origins of the shrines at Kumano, one of Japan’s most sacred locales. A fantastical account of the Indian origins and ultimate enshrinement of Kumano’... more

Benkei to kodomo (ataka no matsu)

Benkei to kodomo (ataka no matsu)

Print shows the legendary monk warrior Benkei offering gifts to two children who have been gathering pine needles.

Yatsushi chōkaro

Yatsushi chōkaro

Print shows a woman entertaining a chid, possibly a young Zhang Guo.

Kintarō no yatsushi kusakari sanro[?]

Kintarō no yatsushi kusakari sanro[?]

Print shows Kintarō, a young boy with legendary strength, transformed as Sanro, playing a flute while sitting on the back of a bull.

[The plate mansion]

[The plate mansion]

Ukiyo-e print illustration showing a scene from a Japanese legend about a maid named Okiku who was bound and thrown down a well by her master after breaking a precious Korean plate; prints depicts a ghost emerg... more

[Kohada Koheiji]

[Kohada Koheiji]

Ukiyo-e print illustration showing a scene from a Japanese legend about a man who was killed by his wife and her lover and who returns to haunt them as revenge; print depicts a skeletal ghost at a burning mosquito net.

Architecture from "The Bishoprick Garland; or, a collection of legends, songs, ballads, etc. belonging to the County of D. [Edited by Sir C. Sharpe.]"

Architecture from "The Bishoprick Garland; or, a collection of legends...

This image has been taken from scan 000085 from "The Bishoprick Garland; or, a collection of legends, songs, ballads, etc. belonging to the County of D. [Edited by Sir C. Sharpe.]". The title and subject terms ... more

coat of arms from "The Bishoprick Garland; or, a collection of legends, songs, ballads, etc. belonging to the County of D. [Edited by Sir C. Sharpe.]"

coat of arms from "The Bishoprick Garland; or, a collection of legends...

This image has been taken from scan 000100 from "The Bishoprick Garland; or, a collection of legends, songs, ballads, etc. belonging to the County of D. [Edited by Sir C. Sharpe.]". The title and subject terms ... more

Nonnenwerth Island from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz"

Nonnenwerth Island from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from...

This image has been taken from scan 000319 from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the... more

Laacher See from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz"

Laacher See from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologn...

This image has been taken from scan 000439 from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the... more

Rhineland-Palatinate from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz"

Rhineland-Palatinate from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, fr...

This image has been taken from scan 000485 from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the... more

cover from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz"

cover from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to M...

This image has been taken from scan 000545 from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the... more

chess from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz"

chess from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to M...

This image has been taken from scan 000392 from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the... more

plow from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in one of the Northern Provinces of Western India: interspersed with legends and traditions ... Illustrated with engravings from ... drawings by the author"

plow from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in one...

This image has been taken from scan 000291 from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in one of the Northern Provinces of Western India: interspersed with legends and traditions ... Illustrated ... more

portrait from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in one of the Northern Provinces of Western India: interspersed with legends and traditions ... Illustrated with engravings from ... drawings by the author"

portrait from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in one of the Northern Provinces of Western India: interspersed with legends and traditions ... Illustrated ... more

Rhineland-Palatinate from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz"

Rhineland-Palatinate from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, fr...

This image has been taken from scan 000742 from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the... more

map from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in one of the Northern Provinces of Western India: interspersed with legends and traditions ... Illustrated with engravings from ... drawings by the author"

map from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in one ...

This image has been taken from scan 000028 from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in one of the Northern Provinces of Western India: interspersed with legends and traditions ... Illustrated ... more

papal basilica from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz"

papal basilica from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Col...

This image has been taken from scan 000213 from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the... more

Rhineland-Palatinate from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz"

Rhineland-Palatinate from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, fr...

This image has been taken from scan 000576 from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the... more

Elfeldt from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz"

Elfeldt from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to...

This image has been taken from scan 000995 from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the... more

cover from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in one of the Northern Provinces of Western India: interspersed with legends and traditions ... Illustrated with engravings from ... drawings by the author"

cover from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in on...

This image has been taken from scan 000009 from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in one of the Northern Provinces of Western India: interspersed with legends and traditions ... Illustrated ... more

Portrait from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in one of the Northern Provinces of Western India: interspersed with legends and traditions ... Illustrated with engravings from ... drawings by the author"

Portrait from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in...

This image has been taken from scan 000064 from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in one of the Northern Provinces of Western India: interspersed with legends and traditions ... Illustrated ... more

Heinrich IV from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz"

Heinrich IV from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologn...

This image has been taken from scan 000922 from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the... more

Marksburg Castle from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz"

Marksburg Castle from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from C...

This image has been taken from scan 000655 from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the... more

North Rhine-Westphalia from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz"

North Rhine-Westphalia from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, ...

This image has been taken from scan 000198 from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the... more

Boppard from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz"

Boppard from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to...

This image has been taken from scan 000686 from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the... more

Cologne from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz"

Cologne from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to...

This image has been taken from scan 000075 from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the... more

Godesburg Castle from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz"

Godesburg Castle from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from C...

This image has been taken from scan 000255 from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the... more

Richard of Corwall from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz"

Richard of Corwall from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from...

This image has been taken from scan 000796 from "The Rhine: legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the... more

Portrait from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in one of the Northern Provinces of Western India: interspersed with legends and traditions ... Illustrated with engravings from ... drawings by the author"

Portrait from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in...

This image has been taken from scan 000168 from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in one of the Northern Provinces of Western India: interspersed with legends and traditions ... Illustrated ... more

people from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in one of the Northern Provinces of Western India: interspersed with legends and traditions ... Illustrated with engravings from ... drawings by the author"

people from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in o...

This image has been taken from scan 000174 from "Cutch; or, Random Sketches, taken during a residence in one of the Northern Provinces of Western India: interspersed with legends and traditions ... Illustrated ... more

Charminar from "The Orientalist; containing a series of tales, legends, and historical romances ... With engravings by W. and E. Finden, from sketches by the author, and Captain Meadows Taylor"

Charminar from "The Orientalist; containing a series of tales, legends...

This image has been taken from scan 000231 from "The Orientalist; containing a series of tales, legends, and historical romances ... With engravings by W. and E. Finden, from sketches by the author, and Captain... more

ancient gateway from "The Orientalist; containing a series of tales, legends, and historical romances ... With engravings by W. and E. Finden, from sketches by the author, and Captain Meadows Taylor"

ancient gateway from "The Orientalist; containing a series of tales, l...

This image has been taken from scan 000056 from "The Orientalist; containing a series of tales, legends, and historical romances ... With engravings by W. and E. Finden, from sketches by the author, and Captain... more

portrait from "Legends of the Christian East"

portrait from "Legends of the Christian East"

This image has been taken from scan 000117 from "Legends of the Christian East". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

Nature from "The White Hills; their legends, landscape, and poetry. With sixty illustrations engraved by Andrew, from drawings by Wheelock. F.P"

Nature from "The White Hills; their legends, landscape, and poetry. Wi...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "The White Hills; their legends, landscape, and poetry. With sixty illustrations engraved by Andrew, from drawings by Wheelock. F.P". The title and subject terms ... more

Chaps. 4, 5 of Legends of the Dog Warriors (Hakkenden)

Chaps. 4, 5 of Legends of the Dog Warriors (Hakkenden)

Utagawa Yoshimune (Japanese, 1817–1880) Edo period (1615–1868)

sheep from "[Legends and Lyrics ... Fourth edition.]"

sheep from "[Legends and Lyrics ... Fourth edition.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000131 from "[Legends and Lyrics ... Fourth edition.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's fli... more

rowboat from "[Legends and Lyrics ... Fourth edition.]"

rowboat from "[Legends and Lyrics ... Fourth edition.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000320 from "[Legends and Lyrics ... Fourth edition.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's fli... more

Cheshire_Prophet from "Ballads and Legends of Cheshire. [Collected and edited by E. L., with illustrations.] L.P"

Cheshire_Prophet from "Ballads and Legends of Cheshire. [Collected and...

This image has been taken from scan 000220 from "Ballads and Legends of Cheshire. [Collected and edited by E. L., with illustrations.] L.P". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from ta... more

decoration from "Legends of Our Lady and the Saints; or, Our Children's Book of Stories in verse, etc. pt. 1"

decoration from "Legends of Our Lady and the Saints; or, Our Children'...

This image has been taken from scan 000081 from "Legends of Our Lady and the Saints; or, Our Children's Book of Stories in verse, etc. pt. 1". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from ... more

decoration from "Legends of Our Lady and the Saints; or, Our Children's Book of Stories in verse, etc. pt. 1"

decoration from "Legends of Our Lady and the Saints; or, Our Children'...

This image has been taken from scan 000035 from "Legends of Our Lady and the Saints; or, Our Children's Book of Stories in verse, etc. pt. 1". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from ... more

map from "The Black Forest, its people and legends. [With maps and illustrations.]"

map from "The Black Forest, its people and legends. [With maps and ill...

This image has been taken from scan 000032 from "The Black Forest, its people and legends. [With maps and illustrations.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by us... more

map from "The Black Forest, its people and legends. [With maps and illustrations.]"

map from "The Black Forest, its people and legends. [With maps and ill...

This image has been taken from scan 000129 from "The Black Forest, its people and legends. [With maps and illustrations.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by us... more

map from "The Black Forest, its people and legends. [With maps and illustrations.]"

map from "The Black Forest, its people and legends. [With maps and ill...

This image has been taken from scan 000018 from "The Black Forest, its people and legends. [With maps and illustrations.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by us... more

[Yamato Takeru no Mikoto(?)]

[Yamato Takeru no Mikoto(?)]

Drawing shows two men, one possibly Yamato Takeru no Mikoto, a legendary folk hero, in a wooded area on a mountainside, one offering a tray with steaming pot to the other.

Wales from "The Forty Shires: their history, scenery, arts, and legends. ... With ... illustrations"

Wales from "The Forty Shires: their history, scenery, arts, and legend...

This image has been taken from scan 000009 from "The Forty Shires: their history, scenery, arts, and legends. ... With ... illustrations". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags... more

text:type=caption from "The Ingoldsby Legends. Illustrated by Cruikshank, Leech, and Tenniel. (People's edition.) [A selection.]"

text:type=caption from "The Ingoldsby Legends. Illustrated by Cruiksha...

This image has been taken from scan 000019 from "The Ingoldsby Legends. Illustrated by Cruikshank, Leech, and Tenniel. (People's edition.) [A selection.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been ge... more

bridge from "The Forty Shires: their history, scenery, arts, and legends. ... With ... illustrations"

bridge from "The Forty Shires: their history, scenery, arts, and legen...

This image has been taken from scan 000145 from "The Forty Shires: their history, scenery, arts, and legends. ... With ... illustrations". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags... more

map from "The Forty Shires: their history, scenery, arts, and legends. ... With ... illustrations"

map from "The Forty Shires: their history, scenery, arts, and legends....

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "The Forty Shires: their history, scenery, arts, and legends. ... With ... illustrations". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags... more

map from "Legends and traditions of Huntingdonshire ... Illustrated, etc"

map from "Legends and traditions of Huntingdonshire ... Illustrated, e...

This image has been taken from scan 000089 from "Legends and traditions of Huntingdonshire ... Illustrated, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the... more

map from "Legends and traditions of Huntingdonshire ... Illustrated, etc"

map from "Legends and traditions of Huntingdonshire ... Illustrated, e...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "Legends and traditions of Huntingdonshire ... Illustrated, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the... more

Medardus from "[The Ingoldsby Legends ... With sixty illustrations by George Cruikshank, John Leech, and John Tenniel.]"

Medardus from "[The Ingoldsby Legends ... With sixty illustrations by ...

This image has been taken from scan 000307 from "[The Ingoldsby Legends ... With sixty illustrations by George Cruikshank, John Leech, and John Tenniel.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been ge... more

cover from "[The Ingoldsby Legends ... With sixty illustrations by George Cruikshank, John Leech, and John Tenniel.]"

cover from "[The Ingoldsby Legends ... With sixty illustrations by Geo...

This image has been taken from scan 000009 from "[The Ingoldsby Legends ... With sixty illustrations by George Cruikshank, John Leech, and John Tenniel.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been ge... more

memorial well from "Among the Gods. Scenes of India: with legends by the way, etc"

memorial well from "Among the Gods. Scenes of India: with legends by t...

This image has been taken from scan 000269 from "Among the Gods. Scenes of India: with legends by the way, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the ... more

Lyric poetry; Comus

Lyric poetry; Comus

Reproduction of a mural in the Library of Congress Jefferson Building showing a scene from the poem, The masque of Comus, by Milton.

Lyric poetry, Comus / H.O. Walker, artist.

Lyric poetry, Comus / H.O. Walker, artist.

Photo of mural in the Library of Congress Jefferson Building depicting a scene from the poem. The masque of Comus, by Milton.

The loathly damsel

The loathly damsel

Photograph of mural depicting Sir Galahad's encounter with the three damsels: the Loathly Damsel riding a mule and hidden in a cloak and hood, holding the head of a dead king; the second riding behind the Loath... more

The sword of Theodore / Keppler.

The sword of Theodore / Keppler.

Illustration shows a sword labeled "Nomination" stuck deeply into a tree with Theodore Roosevelt and Jacob Riis resting on a large branch, Roosevelt is grinning like the Cheshire cat; on the far right are stand... more

Naples from the harbour showing the old fort of St. Elmo famed in history and story Rome. The fountains of Rome have many legends and stories attached to them which guides love to dwell upon for so many lire an hour. This is one in the Piazza  Termini near the railroad station ; Mr. Carpenter explains his camera to one of Mussolini's fascisti. These young men who carried out a bloodless revolution wear black shirts and black tassled caps.

Naples from the harbour showing the old fort of St. Elmo famed in hist...

Photographs show the fortress of Sant'Elmo and the habor of Naples, a fountain in the Piazza di Termini, Rome; and Frank Carpenter showing his camera to a member of a Fascist paramilitary group, probably in Rome.

Visitors partaking in the main attraction at the Fountain of Youth in St. Augustine, Florida

Visitors partaking in the main attraction at the Fountain of Youth in ...

Persistent URL: floridamemory.com/items/show/245333 ( http://floridamemory.com/items/show/245333 ) ..Local call number: JJS0352..Title: Visitors partaking in the main attraction at the Fountain of Youth in St. ... more

A US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Parachute team member descend onto Legends Field in Tampa, Florida (FL), on the opening day of Spring Training for the New York Yankees, who are about to play the Philadelphia Phillies

A US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Parachute team member descen...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tampa State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Jason P. Robertson, USAF Release Status: Released t... more

The US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Color Guard presents the colors at Legends Field in Tampa, Florida (FL), on the opening day of Spring Training for the New York Yankees, who are about to play the Philadelphia Phillies

The US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Color Guard presents the c...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tampa State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Jason P. Robertson, USAF Release Status: Released t... more

US Air Force (USAF) personnel from MacDill Air Force Base (AFB), Florida (FL), present a large American Flag during the playing of the National Anthem at Legends Field in Tampa, Florida (FL), on the opening day of Spring Training for the New York Yankees, who are about to play the Philadelphia Phillies

US Air Force (USAF) personnel from MacDill Air Force Base (AFB), Flori...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tampa State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Jason P. Robertson, USAF Release Status: Released t... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) General (GEN) Michael W. Hagee, the 33rd Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC), and his wife enjoy a game of golf at the Legends Golf Course at Marine Corps Recruiting Depot (MCRD) Parris Island, South Carolina (SC)

US Marine Corps (USMC) General (GEN) Michael W. Hagee, the 33rd Comman...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USMC Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Jose O. Mediavilla... more

The Aurora Borealis, commonly knows as the Northern Lights, illuminates the early morning sky over Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, on 8 September 2004. The lights are the result of solar particles colliding with gases in Earth's atmosphere. Early Eskimos and Indians believed different legends about the Northern Lights such as they were the souls of animals dancing in the sky or the souls of fallen enemies trying to rise again. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by SENIOR AIRMAN Joshua Strang) (Released)

The Aurora Borealis, commonly knows as the Northern Lights, illuminate...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Eielson Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Joshua Strang, USAF Release Status:... more

The Aurora Borealis, commonly knows as the Northern Lights, illuminates the early morning sky over Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, on 8 September 2004. The lights are the result of solar particles colliding with gases in Earth's atmosphere. Early Eskimos and Indians believed different legends about the Northern Lights such as they were the souls of animals dancing in the sky or the souls of fallen enemies trying to rise again. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by SENIOR AIRMAN Joshua Strang) (Released)

The Aurora Borealis, commonly knows as the Northern Lights, illuminate...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Eielson Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Joshua Strang, USAF Release Status:... more

The Big Dipper constellation and the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, shine above a static A-10 Thunderbolt II in Heritage Park at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, on Sept. 18, 2004. The Borealis are the result of solar particles colliding with gases in Earth's atmosphere. Early Eskimos and Indians believed different legends about the Northern Lights such as they were the souls of animals dancing in the sky or the souls of fallen enemies trying to rise again. The 355th Fighter Squadron stationed at Eielson currently flies the Thunderbolt aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by SENIOR AIRMAN Joshua Strang) (Released) (SUBSTANDARD)

The Big Dipper constellation and the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Ligh...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Eielson Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Joshua Strang, USAF Release Status:... more

Distinguished visitors with the Legends of Aerospace Tour watch an F/A-18E Super Hornet prepare to catch an arresting wire.

Distinguished visitors with the Legends of Aerospace Tour watch an F/A...

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (Mar. 09, 2010) Distinguished visitors with the Legends of Aerospace Tour watch an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Pukin Dogs of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 143 prepare to catch an arre... more

ORLANDO, Fla. -- During the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion, space activist and actress Nichelle Nichols talks to attendees at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. To encourage student attendees to focus on pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), NASA featured some of its greatest legends and trailblazers during a panel discussion at the reunion event. Other panel members included NASA astronaut Leland Melvin, Christine Darden, Lew Braxton, Robyn Gordon and Jim Jennings.    NASA's Education Office sponsored the panel discussion and educational activities as part of the agency's "Summer of Innovation" initiative and the federal "Educate to Innovate" campaign. Photo credit: NASA/Amanda Diller KSC-2010-4578

ORLANDO, Fla. -- During the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion, space acti...

ORLANDO, Fla. -- During the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion, space activist and actress Nichelle Nichols talks to attendees at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. To encourage student attendees ... more

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Attendees of the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion use astronaut gloves to perform a task at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. To encourage student attendees to focus on pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), NASA featured some of its greatest legends and trailblazers during a panel discussion at the reunion event.    NASA's Education Office sponsored the panel discussion and educational activities as part of the agency's "Summer of Innovation" initiative and the federal "Educate to Innovate" campaign. Photo credit: NASA/Amanda Diller KSC-2010-4569

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Attendees of the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion use a...

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Attendees of the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion use astronaut gloves to perform a task at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. To encourage student attendees to focus on pursuin... more

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Attendees of the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion stand in line to receive an autograph from NASA astronauts Mike Foreman, left, and Leland Melvin at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. To encourage student attendees to focus on pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), NASA featured some of its greatest legends and trailblazers during a panel discussion at the reunion event. Foreman and Melvin are both veterans of two space shuttle missions.    NASA's Education Office sponsored the panel discussion and educational activities as part of the agency's "Summer of Innovation" initiative and the federal "Educate to Innovate" campaign. Photo credit: NASA/Amanda Diller KSC-2010-4573

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Attendees of the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion stand...

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Attendees of the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion stand in line to receive an autograph from NASA astronauts Mike Foreman, left, and Leland Melvin at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orland... more

ORLANDO, Fla. -- During the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion, Jim Jennings talks to attendees at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. To encourage student attendees to focus on pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), NASA featured some of its greatest legends and trailblazers during a panel discussion at the reunion event. Other panel members included NASA astronaut Leland Melvin, Christine Darden, Lew Braxton, Robyn Gordon, Jim Jennings, and space activist and actress Nichelle Nichols.    NASA's Education Office sponsored the panel discussion and educational activities as part of the agency's "Summer of Innovation" initiative and the federal "Educate to Innovate" campaign. Photo credit: NASA/Amanda Diller KSC-2010-4576

ORLANDO, Fla. -- During the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion, Jim Jennin...

ORLANDO, Fla. -- During the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion, Jim Jennings talks to attendees at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. To encourage student attendees to focus on pursuing careers in... more

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Attendees of the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion stand in line to receive an autograph from NASA astronaut Leland Melvin at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. To encourage student attendees to focus on pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), NASA featured some of its greatest legends and trailblazers during a panel discussion at the reunion event.     NASA's Education Office sponsored the panel discussion and educational activities as part of the agency's "Summer of Innovation" initiative and the federal "Educate to Innovate" campaign. Photo credit: NASA/Amanda Diller KSC-2010-4568

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Attendees of the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion stand...

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Attendees of the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion stand in line to receive an autograph from NASA astronaut Leland Melvin at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. To encourage stud... more

ORLANDO, Fla. -- During the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion, space activist and actress Nichelle Nichols talks to attendees at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. To encourage student attendees to focus on pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), NASA featured some of its greatest legends and trailblazers during a panel discussion at the reunion event. In the 1960s, Nichols played communications officer Lieutenant Uhura in the Star Trek television series. Other panel members included NASA astronaut Leland Melvin, Christine Darden, Lew Braxton, Robyn Gordon and Jim Jennings.    NASA's Education Office sponsored the panel discussion and educational activities as part of the agency's "Summer of Innovation" initiative and the federal "Educate to Innovate" campaign. Photo credit: NASA/Amanda Diller KSC-2010-4575

ORLANDO, Fla. -- During the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion, space acti...

ORLANDO, Fla. -- During the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion, space activist and actress Nichelle Nichols talks to attendees at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. To encourage student attendees ... more

ORLANDO, Fla. -- During the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion, NASA astronaut Leland Melvin talks to attendees at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. To encourage student attendees to focus on pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), NASA featured some of its greatest legends and trailblazers during a panel discussion at the reunion event. Panel members, sitting from left, are Christine Darden, Lew Braxton, Robyn Gordon, Jim Jennings, and space activist and actress Nichelle Nichols.    NASA's Education Office sponsored the panel discussion and educational activities as part of the agency's "Summer of Innovation" initiative and the federal "Educate to Innovate" campaign. Photo credit: NASA/Amanda Diller KSC-2010-4577

ORLANDO, Fla. -- During the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion, NASA astro...

ORLANDO, Fla. -- During the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion, NASA astronaut Leland Melvin talks to attendees at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. To encourage student attendees to focus on pur... more

ORLANDO, Fla. -- During the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion, NASA astronaut Mike Foreman, left, space activist and actress Nichelle Nichols, and NASA astronaut Leland Melvin pose for a photo at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. To encourage student attendees to focus on pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), NASA featured some of its greatest legends and trailblazers during a panel discussion at the reunion event. In the 1960s, Nichols played communications officer Lieutenant Uhura in the Star Trek television series. Foreman and Melvin are both veterans of two space shuttle missions.    NASA's Education Office sponsored the panel discussion and educational activities as part of the agency's "Summer of Innovation" initiative and the federal "Educate to Innovate" campaign. Photo credit: NASA/Amanda Diller KSC-2010-4572

ORLANDO, Fla. -- During the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion, NASA astro...

ORLANDO, Fla. -- During the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion, NASA astronaut Mike Foreman, left, space activist and actress Nichelle Nichols, and NASA astronaut Leland Melvin pose for a photo at the Gaylord Palms... more

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Attendees of the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion learn about packing food for space from NASA education specialist Chris Hartenstine at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.  To encourage student attendees to focus on pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), NASA featured some of its greatest legends and trailblazers during a panel discussion at the reunion event.    NASA's Education Office sponsored the panel discussion and educational activities as part of the agency's "Summer of Innovation" initiative and the federal "Educate to Innovate" campaign. Photo credit: NASA/Amanda Diller KSC-2010-4571

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Attendees of the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion learn...

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Attendees of the 2010 Tom Joyner Family Reunion learn about packing food for space from NASA education specialist Chris Hartenstine at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. To e... more