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Washington, D. C. , May 29, 2009 -- President Obama at FEMA headquarters at a meeting of the Homeland Security Council, with him at the head of the table is the President of the Council, John O. Brennen.  June 1 marks the beginning of hurricane season and Mr. Obama was briefed by Federal Agencies and Departments that respond to Hurricanes.  FEMA/Bill Koplitz

Washington, D. C. , May 29, 2009 -- President Obama at FEMA headquarte...

The original database describes this as: Title: President Obama visits FEMA headquarters Production Date: 05/29/2009 Caption: Washington, D. C. , May 29, 2009 -- President Obama at FEMA headquarters at a mee... more

May from BL Stowe 17, f. 7

May from BL Stowe 17, f. 7

Calendar page for May, with a man and a woman taking a bath in a tub, and a marginal painting of a bird with a fish. Image taken from f. 7 of Book of Hours, Use of Maastricht ('The Maastricht Hours'). Written i... more

May from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 76

May from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 76

Miniature of a nude man and woman holding a shield between them and flanked by trees and lions (for the zodiac sign Gemini), from a calendar page for May. Image taken from f. 76 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psal... more

May from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 75v

May from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 75v

Miniature of men hawking, on a calendar page for May. Image taken from f. 75v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

May from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 75v

May from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 75v

Detail of a miniature of men hawking, on a calendar page for May. Image taken from f. 75v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

May from BL Eg 3277, f. 3

May from BL Eg 3277, f. 3

Calendar page for May, with inhabited 'KL' initials of the labour of the month, hawking in the forest, and an illuminated roundel containing the zodiac symbol for Gemini. Image taken from f. 3 of Psalter, Use o... more

May from BL Royal 2 A XVIII, f. 30

May from BL Royal 2 A XVIII, f. 30

Calendar page for May wit three additions: 1. the obit of king Henry VII; 2. the obit of John Beaufort, duke of Somerset, and 3. the birth of Margaret Beaufort. Image taken from f. 30 of Book of Hours (The 'Bea... more

May from BL Eg 1070, f. 8

May from BL Eg 1070, f. 8

Calendar page for May, with miniatures of a man on horseback riding in the countryside, and two nude figures (Gemini). Image taken from f. 8 of Book of Hours, Use of Paris ('The Hours of René d'Anjou'). Written... more

[Four illustrations of 15th c. daily live from the text of Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485]

[Four illustrations of 15th c. daily live from the text of Boethius, D...

Illus. in: Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI WORK... more

[Four illustrations of 15th c. daily live from the text of Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485]

[Four illustrations of 15th c. daily live from the text of Boethius, D...

Illus. in: Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI WORK... more

[Four illustrations of 15th c. daily live from the text of Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485]

[Four illustrations of 15th c. daily live from the text of Boethius, D...

Illus. in: Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI WORK... more

[Four illustrations of 15th c. daily live from the text of Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485]

[Four illustrations of 15th c. daily live from the text of Boethius, D...

Illus. in: Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI WORK... more

Boethius, d. 524.De consolatione philosophieDe consolatione philosophiae. Dutch & Latin [from old catalog]Ghent, Arend de Keysere, 3 May 1485.

Boethius, d. 524.De consolatione philosophieDe consolatione philosophi...

In Dutch and Latin, with Dutch commentary. Leaf [2a]: Dit es de tafele dienende desen nauolghenden vijf bouken Boecij De consolatione philosophie. Goff B-812 Hain-Copinger 3400 BM 15th cent., IX, p. 206 (IC.501... more

Bird from "A pittilesse Mother. That most unnaturally at one time murthe[red] two of her owne Children at Acton ... uppon holy thursday last 1616, the ninth of May. Beeing a gentlewoman named M. Vincent ... With her Examination, Confession and true discovery of all t[he] proceedings ... Whereunto is added Andersons Repentance w[ho] was executed ... the 18 of May 16[16]. [In verse.] B.L"

Bird from "A pittilesse Mother. That most unnaturally at one time murt...

This image has been taken from scan 000029 from "A pittilesse Mother. That most unnaturally at one time murthe[red] two of her owne Children at Acton ... uppon holy thursday last 1616, the ninth of May. Beeing ... more

strangling from "A pittilesse Mother. That most unnaturally at one time murthe[red] two of her owne Children at Acton ... uppon holy thursday last 1616, the ninth of May. Beeing a gentlewoman named M. Vincent ... With her Examination, Confession and true discovery of all t[he] proceedings ... Whereunto is added Andersons Repentance w[ho] was executed ... the 18 of May 16[16]. [In verse.] B.L"

strangling from "A pittilesse Mother. That most unnaturally at one tim...

This image has been taken from scan 000007 from "A pittilesse Mother. That most unnaturally at one time murthe[red] two of her owne Children at Acton ... uppon holy thursday last 1616, the ninth of May. Beeing ... more

May

May

Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Order of the Chevaliers Marching at Fontainebleau in May 1633

Order of the Chevaliers Marching at Fontainebleau in May 1633

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

[Frontispiece (portrait) of Robert May and title page from his book, The Accomplisht Cook, or the Art and Mystery of Cookery]

[Frontispiece (portrait) of Robert May and title page from his book, T...

Illus. in: Robert May, The Accomplisht Cook, or, The art and mystery of cookery. London, 1678, frontis. Reference copy may be in LCQJ, Spring 1981, p. 88. This record contains unverified, old data from caption ... more

A relation of Captain Bull, concerning the Mohawks at Fort-Albany, May 1689. [Boston: Printed by Samuel Green, 1689].

A relation of Captain Bull, concerning the Mohawks at Fort-Albany, May...

Positive Photostat. 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 102, Folder 1.

To the king and queens most excellent majesties. The humble address of the president and council for the safety of the people, and conservation of the peace. [Regarding restoration of charter and English liberties] Boston in New-England, May 20,

To the king and queens most excellent majesties. The humble address of...

Positive Photostat. 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 33, Folder 18a.

May (one of a series representing the labors of the months)

May (one of a series representing the labors of the months)

Jonas Umbach (German, Augsburg 1624–1693 Augsburg)

Bataille du Ter [Material cartográfico] : gagnée par l'Armée du Roy commandée par le Maral. Duc de Noailles le 27 May 1694 sur l'armée Espagle. commandée par le Duc d'Escalone. Dediée au Roy

Bataille du Ter [Material cartográfico] : gagnée par l'Armée du Roy co...

Gravat d'excepcional valor històric i molt difícil de trobar

Province of the Massachusetts-Bay. By the honorable, the Lieutenant council & assembly: convened at Boston, upon Wednesday the 27th of May 1696, in the eighth year of His Majesties reign. for better encouragement to prosecute the French and Indi

Province of the Massachusetts-Bay. By the honorable, the Lieutenant co...

Positive Photostat. 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 33, Folder 29.

The Turkish fast, out of the Monthly Mercury for December, 1697. [blank] Boston, in N. E. Re-printed by B. Green, and J. Allen. May 13, 1698.

The Turkish fast, out of the Monthly Mercury for December, 1697. [blan...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans. 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 33, Folder 31.

Copie of the election [for councillors for Massachusetts] made May 27, 1702. [n. p. 1702] [Positive Photostat.].

Copie of the election [for councillors for Massachusetts] made May 27,...

This printed form was used in the election of May 29, 1706 with names and dates in mss.; Ford 254.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images a... more

A poem on the much-lamented death of Mr. Edmund Titcomb, who died May 26, 1722, in the 31st year of his age. By Jonn Calef. [Massachusetts 1722].

A poem on the much-lamented death of Mr. Edmund Titcomb, who died May ...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Verse. 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 34, Folder 2.

May from a set of The Months of Lucas

May from a set of The Months of Lucas

Master of the Months of Lucas (Netherlandish, active about 1535)

An elegy occasioned by the sudden and awful death of Mr. Nathanael Baker Dedham; a young man just upon the point of marriage and son to Lieutenant John Baker. He fell from his horse on Monday night the 7th of May, 1733. And died the Wednesday fo

An elegy occasioned by the sudden and awful death of Mr. Nathanael Bak...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Verse. 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 34, Folder 28.

An act passed by the great and General Court or Assembly of His Majesty’s Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England: Begun and held at Boston upon Wednesday the twenty-eighth day of May 1746. And continued by adjournments to Wednesday the

An act passed by the great and General Court or Assembly of His Majest...

Imprint 3. 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 34, Folder 44.

At a great and General court of Assembly for the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay, begun and held at Boston the 27th day of May 1747, and continued by adjournment and prorogation to the 3d of February following. March 2d 1747 [-48] The followin

At a great and General court of Assembly for the Province of the Massa...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans. 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 34, Folder 46.

[Title page of "The Independent Advertiser, Boston, May 22, 1749"]

[Title page of "The Independent Advertiser, Boston, May 22, 1749"]

Illus. of Brittania? cutting string, releasing bird to fly over water; text is "a recapitulation of the affairs of Europe for the year 1748". Reference copy may be in LOT 4625. This record contains unverified, ... more

Partie orientale du Canada, traduitte de l'anglois de la carte de Jefferys publiée a Londres en May 1755.

Partie orientale du Canada, traduitte de l'anglois de la carte de Jeff...

Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Isle de Fer. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 31 Includes "Table comparative." Available also through the Library of Congress W... more

Project for the attack of Ticonderoga, proposed to be put in execution as near as the circumstances and ground will admit of. May 29th. 1759.

Project for the attack of Ticonderoga, proposed to be put in execution...

Scale ca. 1:15,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to military positions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2... more

May 20, 1763. To the Honourable Francis Fauquier, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-governour, and Commander in chief of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia: The humble address of the Council, [Williamsburg: Printed by Joseph Royle, 1763] Negative P

May 20, 1763. To the Honourable Francis Fauquier, Esq; His Majesty's L...

Not in Evans. 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 178, Folder 2bf.

Colchester, May the: 6:th: Day: A.D.: 1765.

Colchester, May the: 6:th: Day: A.D.: 1765.

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1024 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

A letter to his most Excellent Majesty, George the third, King of Great-Britain, France, and Ireland, and Emperor of North America, &c. May it please your Majesty. [Asserting that Parliament has usurped his authority by imposing taxes upon the c

A letter to his most Excellent Majesty, George the third, King of Grea...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 10118.; On verso, Piece 1: NY 1765 66 S.; On verso, Piece 2: Gift Albert C. Read, Mar 19, 1943. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile pa... more

At a General Assembly of the Governor and company of the Colony of Connecticut, holden at Hartford, on the eighth day of May, A. D. 1766. [Grant of a Brief to Eleazor Wheelock for support of the Indian Charity School.] New-London: Printed by T.

At a General Assembly of the Governor and company of the Colony of Con...

Positive Photostat.; Indian Charity School.; Wheelock Eleazar.; Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Epheme... more

Glorious news. Boston. Friday 11 o’clock, 16th May 1766 This instant arrived here the Brig. Harrison, belonging to John Hancock, Esq; Captain Shubael Coffin, in 6 weeks and 2 days from London, with important news, as follows: From the London Gaz

Glorious news. Boston. Friday 11 o’clock, 16th May 1766 This instant a...

Positive Photostat.; Stamp act.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 du... more

Glorious news. Boston. Friday 11 o’clock, 16th May 1766 This instant arrived here the Brig Harrison, belonging to John Hancock, Esq; Captain Shubael Coffin, in 6 weeks and 2 days from London, with important news, as follows: From the London Gaze

Glorious news. Boston. Friday 11 o’clock, 16th May 1766 This instant a...

1083 B2 F 16 43.; Evans 10317.; On Verso: C 473/1 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 ... more

[Broadside concerning repeal of Stamp Act, printed in Boston, May 16, 1766]

[Broadside concerning repeal of Stamp Act, printed in Boston, May 16, ...

Reference copy may be in 4412 AB. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: US Hist.; Shelf.

Beginning of text, illus. with royal seal, in Gt. Brit. Laws, statues, etc., 1760-1820 (George III), Anno regni Georgii III...At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the nineteenth day of May, 1761..., London, M. Baskett, 1767

Beginning of text, illus. with royal seal, in Gt. Brit. Laws, statues,...

No. 1 in a series of statues lettered: Four acts relating to the tea tax, 1767-1778.

[Map of the coast of New Jersey from Barnegat Inlet to Cape May.

[Map of the coast of New Jersey from Barnegat Inlet to Cape May.

Scale ca. 1:32,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows the coast and the Mullica River inland to the site of the "Batsto forge.... more

A few thoughts compose’d on the sudden & awful death of Mrs. Fessenden, wife of Mr. Nathanael Fessenden, of Cambridge, who was shot May 30, 1770. Boston: Printed and sold in Milk-Street 1770.

A few thoughts compose’d on the sudden & awful death of Mrs. Fessenden...

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; Not in Evans.; Not in Ford. 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; Por... more

New York, May 31st, 1770. Advertisement. Whereas a meeting of the inhabitants was called yesterday, without the knowledge of the Committee appointed to inspect into the importation of goods, and there undertook to pass resolves, on a matter sett

New York, May 31st, 1770. Advertisement. Whereas a meeting of the inha...

Positive Photostat. 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 104, Folder 13.

New York. May 17, 1770. Advertisement. The subscribers to the non-importation agreement, are desired to meet at the Exchange tomorrow morning, prvisely at 11 o'clock to consider of a letter recieved from Philadelphia, relative to the non-importa

New York. May 17, 1770. Advertisement. The subscribers to the non-impo...

Positive Photostat.; Advertisement. 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 104, Folder 11.

Afbeelding van de Schouwplaats, geduurende den Brand van den Shouwburg te Amsterdam, de 11den May, 1772 Vue de la Salle du Spectacle d'Amsterdam pendant l'Incendie, le 11e. May, 1772 P. Barbiers, ad vivum del. ; C. Bogerts, sculpsit ; T. Crajenschot, excudit

Afbeelding van de Schouwplaats, geduurende den Brand van den Shouwburg...

Print shows an interior view of a theater with flames emerging on the left, as the frightened audience rushes to escape, in Amsterdam, May 11, 1772. Title from item.

May

May

Hendrik Meijer (Dutch, Amsterdam 1744–1793 London)

A Plan of the Durham lands on the River Delaware in Bucks Cou[nty] : to be sold at public vendue on the premisses the 3rd day of May 1773.

A Plan of the Durham lands on the River Delaware in Bucks Cou[nty] : t...

Covers township of Durham, Bucks County, Pa. Cadastral map showing lots, lot numbers, and prices. Hills, forges, mansion-house, and major trees shown pictorially. Title in lower margin in ink. Oriented with nor... more

New York, May 11, 1774. The mechanicks of this city are requested to meet, this evening, at 7 o'clock, at the house of David Philipse, in Horse and Cart street, on business of the utmost importance. [New York: Printed by John Holt, 1774].

New York, May 11, 1774. The mechanicks of this city are requested to m...

Evans 13490.; On verso: S; May 11, 1774. 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 106, Folder 5a.

Boston, May 24, 1774. The merchants and traders of this town are requested to meet at the West Chamber in the Town-House, lately improved by the Court of sessions, at four o’clock this afternoon, on matters of general and important concern; part

Boston, May 24, 1774. The merchants and traders of this town are reque...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copi... more

Boston, May 12,1774. Gentlemen. By the British parliament for blocking up the Harbour of Boston, with a fleet of ships of war, and preventing the entrance in, or exportation of, all sorts of merchandize, on penalty of forfeiture of the goods and

Boston, May 12,1774. Gentlemen. By the British parliament for blocking...

Positive Photostat.; Boston Port Act.; Not in Evans.; Not in Ford. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Colle... more

The following is the account of the number of inhabitants in the Colony, of Rhode-Island, taken between the 4th of May and the 14th of June, 1774, and ordered to be printed by the Hon. General Assembly, among their public acts and orders. Newpor

The following is the account of the number of inhabitants in the Colon...

Evans 13572.; Imprint 3. 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 164, Folder 8.

Committee-Chamber, New York 1st May, 1775. Whereas it appears by the public papers, that all exportation from Philadelphia to Quebec, Nova-Scotia, Georgia, and Newfoundland, or any part of the fishing coasts, or fishing islands, is suspended; an

Committee-Chamber, New York 1st May, 1775. Whereas it appears by the p...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; May 1775. 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 108, Folder 18.