Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. This stain glass in Neiman Marcus on Union Square, was once in The City of Paris store. The architectural centerpiece of the building is the original rotu... More
Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Street names commemorate two early San Francisco leaders: Pioneer and exchange banker Henry Haight and Munroe Ashbury. The district is noted for its role ... More
Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... More
Illustration shows a female figure holding out a crown labeled "The New Frisco", fashioned after a city skyline; a bear sits on the ground next to her and, in the background, are 16th or 17th century sailing sh... More
Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Docume... More
Sends a typed copy of a letter by John Brown, the original being in the possession of one of his students. Courtesy of Boston Public Library
Unidentified tugboat in foreground. Written on back of print: "The end of the voyage. Whaling bark C.W. Morgan, docking after 3 years voyage."
Photo of a painting. Artist signed and dated "1913" in the lower left corner. CYANE, under the command of Commander Samuel du Pont, captured San Diego during the Mexican-American War. Note artist's license was ... More
Pictorial lettersheet with two images on one page shows (top) miners in camp eating and reading; and (bottom) miners standing in front of log cabin; with attached blank leaf. Title from item. Baird, California ... More
Built by John Walker, son of Richard Walker, orig. mfr. and patentee; of corrugated iron. Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1849, July 14, p. 20. This record contains unverified, old data from caption car... More
This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "Four Months among the Gold-Finders in Alta California: being the diary of an expedition from San Francisco to the gold districts". The title and subject terms of... More
Pictorial lettersheet shows progression of optimistic to disappointed prospectors. Title from item. Baird, California pictorial letter sheets, no. 209 (variation) Accession box no. DLC/PP-2011:179.03
Complains about the slowness of government mail steamers from New York to California. Describes conditions [in San Francisco]. Mentions [James] Bayard Taylor. Courtesy of Boston Public Library
Pictorial lettersheet with two images on one page shows (top) miners working next to flume; and (bottom) miners working next to river with water wheel leading to sluice; with attached blank leaf. Title from ite... More
Photo of newspaper page with two illustrations and text under each image. Article is titled "San Francisco Past and Present." Images show the effects of the Gold Rush. Both views are from Rincon Point. SAN FRAN... More
Outline map of North America showing proposed railroad routes within the present limits of the United States. This is one of the earliest promotional maps for a transcontinental railroad to come before the Uni... More
Manuscript; pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil corrections. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Cadastral map. "Presented to the Senators and Representatives from California by Wm. M. Eddy, city surveyor, ... More
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 122, Folder 44a.
View includes at least 4 storeships. From left to right, are, possibly ARKANSAS, then GENERAL HARRISON with APOLLO behind and to the right is the NIANTIC (built 1835; ship 3m). This image is a photo of a lette... More
Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depths shown by soundings. Shows drainage, distancees, etc. "Constructed, projected and drawn by Fred D. Stuart, hydrographer, late of the U.S. Ex. Ex. ; assisted by ... More
"The red line indicates the route of the Railroad. The green line is the route followed by Col. Fremont from the South Pass to Humboldt River."
Print shows small groups of people in the foreground and others scattered among the ruins of burned buildings around the "Portsmouth Square" section of San Francisco, California. On the left is one building ide... More
This image has been taken from scan 000049 from volume 08 of "La Terra, trattato popolare di geografia universale per G. Marinelli ed altri scienziati italiani, etc. [With illustrations and maps.]". The title a... More
Pictorial lettersheet shows operations at a mining camp. Title from item. Baird, California pictorial letter sheets, no. 132. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2011:179.19
195 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Kuchel.
Pictorial lettersheet shows view of mission; with attached blank leaf. Title from item. Baird, California pictorial letter sheets, no. 173. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2011:179.14
Pictorial lettersheet shows early San Francisco city hall, formerly Jenny Lind Theatre, between El Dorado Hotel and The Union; with attached blank leaf. Title from item. Baird, California pictorial letter sheet... More
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 122, Folder 44.
Pictorial lettersheet shows view of city and harbor. Title from item. Annotation on recto: Where my office was in S. Francisco in 1851. I have seen 2 or 3 times as many ships in harbor as here shown. Baird, Cal... More