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Map of part of S.E. Washington D.C. now occupied by the Navy Yard and adjacent squares

Map of part of S.E. Washington D.C. now occupied by the Navy Yard and ...

Covers area bounded by Anacostia River waterfront, 10th, L, and 5th streets S.E. Shows block numbers and dimensions. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black and brown inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Watermark... more

[Steam engine, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C. Plan - flue, fly wheel, cistern, etc.]

[Steam engine, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C. Plan - flue, fly...

Inscriptions on recto: "Plan. " "September 28th 1808" "28." Delineator: James Smallwood. (Source: The Engineering Drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, New Haven, Conn. : Published for the Maryland Historica... more

[Scene with windmill on right, Brooklyn Navy Yard to left]

[Scene with windmill on right, Brooklyn Navy Yard to left]

(DLC/PP-1995:140.256) Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory no. 256. Title from item. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Library of Congress).

Navy yard, Washington, February 26, 1819. The opinion which had been entertained, that such of the inhabitants of the District and its vicinity, as also such strangers who are now sojourning with us, as may be desirous of seeing the Launch of th

Navy yard, Washington, February 26, 1819. The opinion which had been e...

Imprint 2. 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 191, Folder 6.

Navy Yard, Brooklyn - for the Ladies' Companion / drawn by Lundie.

Navy Yard, Brooklyn - for the Ladies' Companion / drawn by Lundie.

Print shows a group of people standing on a decayed section of the docks at the Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York. Title from item. Illus. in: The Ladies' Companion.... New York : W.W. Snowden, v. 5, (1836 July),... more

Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands to Geesboro Point and thence to the Navy Yard Bridge : with the topography of the adjacent country : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Corporation of the City of Washington, approved 26th May 1837 /

Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands ...

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. "Approved--T.C. Mendenhall, Superintendent, U.S.C. & G.S." Includes text. Available also through t... more

Political meeting. A public meeting, for the purpose of discussing the measures of the administration, and the principles of the Whig party, will be held on Saturday evening, at Burdine's rooms near the Navy-yard ... All parties are invited, as

Political meeting. A public meeting, for the purpose of discussing the...

On verso: 28. 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 197, Folder 7.

Ship in dry dock, probably Navy Yard

Ship in dry dock, probably Navy Yard

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on verso: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Docum... more

Temperance poem. Dedicated to the noble crew of the United States receiving ship Franklin, at Charlestown Navy Yard and sung in the Boston Baptist Bethen, corner of Lewis and Commercial Streets, Friday evening September 7th, 1849, after the pres

Temperance poem. Dedicated to the noble crew of the United States rece...

Verse.; Title. 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 59, Folder 17.

To the citizens of Washington. Fellow Citizens:- I am informed that at the Navy yard, and in other parts of the city, General Weightman is represented as being opposed to the "ten hour system." ... Geo. M. Grouard. Washington, May 29, 1850.

To the citizens of Washington. Fellow Citizens:- I am informed that at...

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 200, Folder 8b.

U. S. Frigate Constitution, (Old Ironsides) ready for launching after repairs on dry dock railway, U. S. Navy yard, Portsmouth, N. H. May 27, 1858

U. S. Frigate Constitution, (Old Ironsides) ready for launching after ...

Photograph shows individuals, on long gang plank, leaving the U. S. Frigate Constitution; crew standing on top deck. Photograph was probably taken by Albert Gregory of Portsmouth, New Hampshire and rephotograph... more

Charlestown Navy Yard

Charlestown Navy Yard

Broadside view ship docked at navy yard and two images of sailboats. Title inscribed below image. Inscribed below ship: Ohio Frigate. Possibly by Alfred Waud. Published in: New York Illustrated News, 30 March 1... more

Fort Monroe and vicinity showing entrance to Chesapeake Bay, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Gosport Navy Yard &c.

Fort Monroe and vicinity showing entrance to Chesapeake Bay, Norfolk, ...

Scale ca. 1:375,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 546 Shows forts Monroe, Calhoun, Nelson, and Norfolk, Confederate batteries on Sewell's Point, towns, names of features, drainage, roads, and railroads. "View o... more

Sketch of Pensacola Navy Yard and Fort Pickens from U.S. coast surveys.

Sketch of Pensacola Navy Yard and Fort Pickens from U.S. coast surveys...

Scale ca. 1:31,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 120 Indicates fortifications, half-mile distance circles centered on Fort Pickens, beacons, roads and streets, vegetation, and a few soundings. Description deriv... more

U.S. Navy Yard at Washington D.C
Washington, D. C. Washington Navy Yard. First Japanese treaty commission to the U. S., 1860

Washington, D. C. Washington Navy Yard. First Japanese treaty commissi...

Photograph shows Japanese samurai warriors posed with Navy and American representatives. No. 83705. Photo identified in Frank Leslie's vol. 10, June 9, 1860; photo identified in 77 Samurai by Lewis W. Bush, pp.... more

[Japanese Embassy, Navy Yard, Washington, DC]

[Japanese Embassy, Navy Yard, Washington, DC]

Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)

Scenes in the Brooklyn Navy-Yard: Gunboat on the Stocks

Scenes in the Brooklyn Navy-Yard: Gunboat on the Stocks

Men building gunboat. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1861 Aug. 24, p. 534. Reference copy may be in LOT 4397-I (oversize). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: NYC, N... more

[Confederate camp, Warrington Navy Yard, Pensacola, Florida]

[Confederate camp, Warrington Navy Yard, Pensacola, Florida]

Photograph shows Company B of the 9th Mississippi. The cook is identified as Kinlock Falconer. (Information from the Image of War, 1981).

Officers of 71st N. Y. S. M., Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., 1861

Officers of 71st N. Y. S. M., Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., 1861

No. 4105. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 8, p. 69". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

The twelfth regiment "laying off" in the Navy Yard barracks at Washington

The twelfth regiment "laying off" in the Navy Yard barracks at Washing...

Stereograph showing soldiers from the 12th regiment relaxing in the barracks, most out of uniform and some sitting on their bunks. No. 826. Title from item. Forms part of: Civil War Photograph Collection (Libra... more

Scenes in the Brooklyn Navy-Yard: Arrival of Cordage

Scenes in the Brooklyn Navy-Yard: Arrival of Cordage

3 men unloading ropes from Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1861 Aug. 24, p. 534. Reference copy may be in LOT 4397-I (oversize). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: N... more

Confederate camp, Warrington Navy Yard, Pensacola, Florida, 1861

Confederate camp, Warrington Navy Yard, Pensacola, Florida, 1861

Photograph shows Company B of the 9th Mississippi in a bivouac camp. The cook is identified as Kinlock Falconer. (Information from the Image of War, 1981).

Navy Yard, Washington, 71st New York State Militia

Navy Yard, Washington, 71st New York State Militia

Formerly attributed to Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)

The key to East Virginia showing the exact relative positions of Fortress Monroe, Rip Raps, Newport News, Sewalls [sic] Point, Norfolk, Gosport Navy Yard and expressing the soundings of every part of Hampton Roads & Elizabeth River

The key to East Virginia showing the exact relative positions of Fortr...

Scale ca. 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 545 "Description of Fortress Monroe" appears in the lower left corner of the map. The important features at Fortress Monroe are keyed by letters to a list. Inset... more

[Page of text with articles: Commander Dahlgren and his guns; the Washington Navy-yard; the United States fleet off Fort Pickens; the Departure of the "Atlantic" and "Baltic" with troops; and Ye knyghte, ye squire, and ye ladye, a metrical romance of the Middle Ages]

[Page of text with articles: Commander Dahlgren and his guns; the Wash...

Page from: Harper's weekly, 1861 April 20, p. 246.

The navy-yard at Norfolk, Va.

The navy-yard at Norfolk, Va.

Looking toward docks; PENNSYLVANIA anchored in foreground. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1861 Mar. 16). Reference copy may be in LOT 4387 B. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption c... more

View of the harbor of Pensacola--Santa Rosa Island and Fort Pickens in the fore-ground, Rebel batteries and Navy-Yard in the distance / / sketched by our special artist. The great review at Bailey's Cross Road, Virginia, on November 20, 1861 / sketched by our special artist from the top of a barn

View of the harbor of Pensacola--Santa Rosa Island and Fort Pickens in...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1861 December 7, pp. 776-777.

[Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.]

[Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.]

Photograph shows unidentified soldiers and civilians standing in front of rows of cannons. Location inferred from photograph processed as LOT 4149 (negative no. LC-USZ62-59098). Title devised by Library staff. ... more

Washington, District of Columbia. Brazilian Steam Frigate at Navy Yard. Yards manned on the occasion of the President's visit

Washington, District of Columbia. Brazilian Steam Frigate at Navy Yard...

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Brazilian ship. Brazilian steam frigate, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C. Jan. 1863. Yards manned on the occasion of the President's visit. See Gardn... more

Ruins of Norfolk Navy Yard

Ruins of Norfolk Navy Yard

Title from item. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866], Vol. I, pl. 18. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Washington, District of Columbia. Battalion of Marine Corps at Navy Yard

Washington, District of Columbia. Battalion of Marine Corps at Navy Ya...

Title from Civil War caption books. Corresponding print is in LOT 4190-F. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about Civil war... more

Ruins of Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia / negative by J. Gardner; positive by A. Gardner.

Ruins of Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia / negative by J. Gardner; positiv...

Photo shows Alfred Waud seated on the ruins of the dock destroyed by the Confederates in 1861. (Source: Library staff, 2009) Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washin... more

Welcome song, dedicated to the commander, officers and crew of the U.S. Sloop-of-war Kearsarfe, on her arrival at the Charlestown Navy Yard, Nov. 7, 1864 By Phineas Stowe, Pastor of the 1st Bap. Mariners' Church, Boston. ... Boston. W.& E. Howe,

Welcome song, dedicated to the commander, officers and crew of the U.S...

Verse.; On verso: 535753, F16, 38. 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 71, Folder 21.

Monitor Camanche at the U.S. Navy Yard, Mare Island - View from Vallejo, Solano County

Monitor Camanche at the U.S. Navy Yard, Mare Island - View from Vallej...

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 580. LOT subdivision subject: USS Monitor Camanche Ironside ship built in San Francisco. This reco... more

A survey of a place for the location of a Navy Yard, on the west bank of the Hudson River ... was left with the Committee on naval affairs in June 1864 ... March 22d, 1866.

A survey of a place for the location of a Navy Yard, on the west bank ...

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 127, Folder 5.

Entrance to Navy Yard, and Marines

Entrance to Navy Yard, and Marines

No. 2. Title from item.

Plan of the Navy Yard at Washington, D.C. : showing the position and dimensions of all the buildings as they were June 1st 1881.

Plan of the Navy Yard at Washington, D.C. : showing the position and d...

Depths shown by contours and soundings. Black, brown, blue, and red inks. Rubber-stamped: From collection of David Dixon Porter. Faced with gauze, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through th... more

U.S. Reports: United States v. Gibbons, 109 U.S. 200 (1883)

U.S. Reports: United States v. Gibbons, 109 U.S. 200 (1883)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 109; October Term, 1883; United States v. Gibbons

U.S. torpedo boat Alarm, Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York

U.S. torpedo boat Alarm, Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York

Photograph of a photo. "Copy" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020121. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Pola, the Navy Yard, Istria, Austro-Hungary]

[Pola, the Navy Yard, Istria, Austro-Hungary]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "16777". Forms part of: Views of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in the Photochrom pr... more