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Architectural drawing for doors ("library door and gallery door") for the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Working drawing showing iron doors as plan, elevation, section, and detail.

[Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Octagon south. Second story. Brickwork. Plans, sections, and elevations. Working drawing] / Paul F. Pelz, architect.

Working drawing showing brickwork of second floor of south portion of octagonal reading room as plans, sections, and elevations.

[Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Inscriptions for stained glass. Diagrams. Working drawing]

Working drawing showing inscriptions of famous names and states for stained glass skylights and lantern lights in the curtains of the Thomas Jefferson building as diagrams.

S.W. clerestory arch. Rotunda

Photo shows workers using a cable to insert the keystone into a stone arch on the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building during its construction.

[Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Large semi-circular frames attic octagon. Seat bracket, stacks, sill and lintels, lantern of dome. Ironwork. Details. Working drawing]

Working drawing showing ironwork for lantern light frames of the Thomas Jefferson building as details, including sills, lintels, seat brackets, and stacks, as details.

N.C. 1st story, marble carving shop

Photograph shows stone carvers at work in the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building during its construction.

[Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Frames for stained glass in skylights and octagon windows. Ironwork. Details. Working drawing]

Working drawing showing ironwork frames for stained glass in skylights and lantern lights of the Thomas Jefferson building as details.

Old congressional library, main hall, looking south

Photographs shows interior view of the old Congressional Library in the U.S. Capitol building.

Copyright deposits in the basement before classifying

Photographs shows interior view of hall with piles of copyright deposit materials on the floor in the Thomas Jefferson Building.

[A field trip to the Library of Congress]

Photograph shows students writing in notebooks as a teacher looks on.

First quarters for storing prints, southeast pavilion attic, Print Division, Library of Congress / L.C. Handy, photographer.

Photograph shows the large sorting tables in an attic area of what is now called the Thomas Jefferson Building. Labels identify the material on shelves under the tables, including photographs; some appear to be... more

[Exhibit area, second floor, southwest gallery, Library of Congress, looking towards mural called "The Arts"]

Photograph shows large portrait prints in cases of displays prepared by the Prints Division in the Thomas Jefferson Building.

Library of Congress

View of the Jefferson building of the Library of Congress taken about 1900

[First quarters for storing prints, southeast pavilion attic, Print Division, Library of Congress]

Photograph shows staff member David E. Roberts at one of the large sorting tables in an attic area of what is now called the Thomas Jefferson Building. Labels identify the material on shelves under the tables, ... more

[Exhibit area, second floor, southwest gallery, Library of Congress, looking towards mural called "The Sciences"]

Photograph shows prints and other material in cases of displays prepared by the Prints Division in the Thomas Jefferson Building.

[Reading Room, Prints Division, Library of Congress]

Photograph shows several people seated at tables looking at books or albums, with card catalogs and magazine racksbehind them, in the second floor southeast pavilion of what is now called the Thomas Jefferson Building.

Herbert Putnam and his family

Herbert Putnam, Litt.D., LL.D. (September 20, 1861 - August 14, 1955) was Librarian of Congress. Putnam was appointed elected president of the American Library Association in 1898 and again in 1904, and was app... more

[Erecting mahogany display cases in the south curtain of the new Library of Congress building]

Photographs shows interior view of Prints and Photographs Division in the Thomas Jefferson Building with workmen erecting mahogany display cases for collection materials.

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Hine , Lewis Wickes.Mrs. Lucy Libertine and family: Johnnie, 4 years old; Mary, 6 years; Millie, 9 [?] years, picking nuts in the basement tenement, 143 Hudson St. Mary was standing in the open mouth of the bag... more

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Hine, Lewis Wickes .Elvira Christofano, 110 Spruce [?] St., Providence, making chain-bags. Location: Providence, Rhode Island, USA, november 1912. .(For Child Welfare Exhibit 1912-13.) .NMFF.003569

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Hine , Lewis Wickes.Night scene. 7:30 P.M. January 29, 1912. Making violets, and they often work later. Pollinni family, 5 Carmine St., N.Y. living in a reary [i.e., rear.] tenement. The six year old helps some... more

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Hine , Lewis Wickes.Workers on gloves, crowded into a small kitchen (photograph very inadequatly represents congestion) Dallavalla, 50 Mc Dougal St. New York City / Jan. 1912 / ......NMFF.003524

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Hine, Lewis Wickes ."Family group, stinging with tags." Newark i New Jersey. USA 1923. .NMFF.003566

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Hine, Lewis Wickes .Newark i New Jersey. USA 1923..Of a family of 7 children, all but 2 work stringing tags. The oldest child is 12. The nurse of the school which these children attend, reports that they are co... more

Collage de l'étiquette, en passant sur elle un fer chaud

Lantern slide showing labels being applied to books at the Library of Congress.

Le livre avec son étiquette cotée

Lantern slide showing the book Napoleon's Letters to Marie Louise, with its classification number label.

La Bibliothèque du Congrès

Lantern slide with French text about the Library of Congress.

Livres prèts à prendre, place sur les rayons

Lantern slide showing books books ready to be shelved at the Library of Congress, including the book about Napoleon.

Le livre est enregistré sur la "shelf-list" sous son numéro de classement

Lantern slide showing a page of handwritten entries in the shelflist log for books at the Library of Congress, including the book about Napoleon.

Répertoire des rubriques par matière employées dans les catalogues dictionnaires de la bibliothèque du Congrès

Lantern slide showing a subject heading list for Napoleon at the Library of Congress.

Voyage d'un livre. À travers la bibliothèque du Congrés (entrées annuelles à la bibliothèque plus de 225,000 livres et brochures)

Lantern slide title text for a lecture section about how a book is processed at the Library of Congress.

Enregistrement du livre dans le "catalogue des dèpots"

Lantern slide showing a page of entries for books desposited for copyright at the Library of Congress in 1935, including the book about Napoleon.

Cadre de classement comprenant la classe "DC 213--Histoire de France--Empire--Correspondance de Napoléon"

Lantern slide showing a subject classification table at the Library of Congress.