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[Bird's-eye view of a large scale water supply system showing tunnels and covered aqueducts]

[Bird's-eye view of a large scale water supply system showing tunnels ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De architectura / Vitruvius Pollio ; tr. & ed. by Cesare Cesariano. [Como : Impressa p G. de Pōte, a la spese e instantia del magnifico d. A. Gallo e del nobile d. A. ... More

[Geometric figure of earth, sun, and moon calculated by Aristarchus to approximate real scale of the solar system]

[Geometric figure of earth, sun, and moon calculated by Aristarchus to...

Illus. in: De magnitudinibus, et distantiis solis, et lunae / Aristarchus of Samos. Pisauri : Apud. C. Francischinum, 1572, p. 30. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : L... More

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[Map of moon showing surface features, with four sets of cherubs and a scale bar]

[Map of moon showing surface features, with four sets of cherubs and a...

Illus. in: Selengraphia / Johannesevelius. Gedani : Autoris Sumtibuss, Typis Hunefeldianus, 1647. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 44.

[Page of text with illustration of a "thermoscope" or thermometer without scale]

[Page of text with illustration of a "thermoscope" or thermometer with...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Sphlaera mvndi, .... Mvtinæ : Ex typographia Andreæ, & Hieronymi Cassiani, 1653. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leon... More

Stairways adorned by magnificient architecture . . . (Gruppo di Scale ornato di magnifica Architettura . .  .)

Stairways adorned by magnificient architecture . . . (Gruppo di Scale ...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

A Plan of London on the Same Scale as that of Paris : In order to as certair the Difference of the Extent of these two Rivals, the Abbe de la Grives Plan of Paris, & that of London by J. Rocque have been divided into equal Squares where London Contains 39, and Paris but 29, So that the Superficie of London is to that of Paris as 39 to 29 or as 5455 Acres to 4028, there are exceeds Paris, bx 1472 Acves, the farmer being a 1/2 square Miles & Pais only 6 1/3 by J. Rocque Chorographe to his Maesty = Plan de Londres &C. Sur la même Echelle que Celui de Paris : afin de constater la Difference en Grandeur de ces deux Rivals on a devise Le Plan de Paris par Mr. l'Abbe de la Grivem, et, celui de Londres par J. Rocque, par desquarré dona Londres en Continent 39 & Paris 29 Chaquequarre etant de 168440 Toesas en & superficie, ce qui donne 7339 Arpens pour la sourface de, Londres, et 5416 pour celle de Paris les surplus pour Londres et done de 1923 Arpens Por J. Rocke Chorographe de Botannique ; R. Parr Sculp [mapa]
A Scale of Distances of the Principal Cities & Towns in England Giving in all 4560 distances in Measurd Milles [Mapa]

A Scale of Distances of the Principal Cities & Towns in England Giving...

Consta de un mapa de Inglaterra y Gales en el que se señala la situación de los principales núcleos de población, y de una detallada tabla en la que se informa de las distancias existentes, en millas entre esos... More

A new map of Ayr Shire comprehending Kyle, Cunningham & Carrick : the scale one inch to a mile /

A new map of Ayr Shire comprehending Kyle, Cunningham & Carrick : the ...

Relief shown pictorially. Facsimile. Original version: [Norfolk, England? : s.n], 1775. Pyle sculp., Angel Court, Snow Hill, London. "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, January 10th 1775." Available also... More

A Plan of the works on Spikendevil Hill with the ground in front, protracted from a scale of 200 feet to an inch.

A Plan of the works on Spikendevil Hill with the ground in front, prot...

Scale 1:2,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1169 Available also through the Library of ... More

United States Congress, September 1, 1781, Printed Table of Currency Scale, Paper Money to Silver

United States Congress, September 1, 1781, Printed Table of Currency S...

Printed Table of Currency Scale, Paper Money to Silver

The country twenty-five miles round London : planned from a scale of one mile to an inch /

The country twenty-five miles round London : planned from a scale of o...

Relief shown by hachures. "The scale around the map is divided into statute miles east and west from the meridian of London, and north & south from the parallel of the same place, which is in Lat 51°30'." Londo... More

Bridge from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations ... Illustrated with several engravings. The second edition"

Bridge from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to apprecia...

This image has been taken from scan 000374 from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations .... More

technology from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations ... Illustrated with several engravings. The second edition"

technology from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appr...

This image has been taken from scan 000330 from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations .... More

portrait from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations ... Illustrated with several engravings. The second edition"

portrait from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to apprec...

This image has been taken from scan 000022 from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations .... More

Member of Congress. William Loughton Smith The importance of this city in the federal scale and the immense revence it pours into the federal coffers, would seem to entitle it to some share in the Federal Councils; yet strange to tell, it is rep

Member of Congress. William Loughton Smith The importance of this city...

Political campaign.; Smith, William Loughton.; 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; Po... More

technology from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations ... Illustrated with several engravings. The second edition"

technology from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appr...

This image has been taken from scan 000331 from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations .... More

portrait from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations ... Illustrated with several engravings. The second edition"

portrait from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to apprec...

This image has been taken from scan 000075 from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations .... More

Copy of a Large Italian Print, Reduced in the Camera

Copy of a Large Italian Print, Reduced in the Camera

William Henry Fox Talbot, one of the inventors of photography, developed a negative-positive process that permitted the reproduction and dissemination of images with relative ease. In The Pencil of Nature—one o... More

Interesting facts for the consideration of the citizens of Washington ... It is a fact that Mr. Rufus Porter, of this City, has discovered an apparently feasible plan for aerial navigation, which has been satisfactorily tested, on a small scale

Interesting facts for the consideration of the citizens of Washington ...

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 201, Folder 12.

Complete scale for Robertson's keyed stop violin

Complete scale for Robertson's keyed stop violin

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Gran tavola cosmografica contenente le rotazioni annuali terresti corrispondenti al sole : veduta dai poli per meglio far conoscere l'alternativa delle ombre e della luce : con sue refrazioni, posizione della luna relativamente alla terra, sue riflessioni, e sue maree : con scale indicanti a ciascun paese la durata del giorno & della totte per ogni latitudine : altra nuova scala sinottica dimostrante la declinazione e ascensione retta del sole in ogni giorno dell'anno /

Gran tavola cosmografica contenente le rotazioni annuali terresti corr...

Includes text, four hemispherical views of the Earth showing night and day and different times and latitudes, and colored illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image... More

Map of Onondaga County, New York : showing military townships and their names, lot lines, numbers, and dimensions, with names of first proprietors ... location of farm houses and names of owners, and separate plans of the city of Syracuse and all the villages in the county, on a large scale : from official records and new and accurate surveys /

Map of Onondaga County, New York : showing military townships and thei...

Shows real-property tracts and lines only in town (townships) adjacent to Syracuse; other towns are subdivided into numbered military townships. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored to emphasize town (townshi... More

Extract from the original (large scale) map of Gettysburg battle field in 4 sheets, being portions of sheets 2 and 3 lying S. & S.W. of the town of Gettysburg.

Extract from the original (large scale) map of Gettysburg battle field...

Scale 1:2400 ("1" = 200 feet"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 350.5 Manuscript map drawn on tracing linen of the intersection of the Emmitsburg and Taneytown roads. Depicted are roads, buildings, names of reside... More

Monitor map, showing the whole seacoast from Chesapeake Bay, down to Savannah harbor, and the whole country between Richmond & Savannah, with map on large scale of the harbor of Charleston.

Monitor map, showing the whole seacoast from Chesapeake Bay, down to S...

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 45 Shows towns, roads, railroads, forts, and rivers. Inset: Williams, W. A. Sketch of Charleston harbor. Scale ca. 1:71,000. 24 x 25 cm. Description derived from pu... More

The sampson scale. [New York c. 1867].

The sampson scale. [New York c. 1867].

1 page of galley proof from The Scientific American. 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; Portfol... More

Rand McNally & Co's new railroad and county map of the United States and Canada. Compiled from the latest government surveys, and drawn to an accurate scale.

Rand McNally & Co's new railroad and county map of the United States a...

Very detailed map of the continental United States and parts of Canada and Mexico including drainage, international, state and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, trails, railroads, and railroad... More

Suburban homes, a book containing exterior views and floor plans, drawn to a scale, of all these cottages

Suburban homes, a book containing exterior views and floor plans, draw...

I5927 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Beresford, R.

New enlarged scale railroad and county map of California showing every railroad station and post office in the state.

New enlarged scale railroad and county map of California showing every...

Indexed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, and railroads. Scale ca.1:1,200,000. LC Railroad maps, 189 Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Rand McNal... More

New enlarged scale railroad and county map of Tennessee showing every railroad station and post office in the state, 1888.

New enlarged scale railroad and county map of Tennessee showing every ...

Shows relief by hachures, drainage, counties, cities and towns, roads, and railroads. Scale ca. 1:580,000. LC Railroad maps, 303 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Libra... More

[The scale, Brunswick (i.e., Braunschweig), Germany]

[The scale, Brunswick (i.e., Braunschweig), Germany]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "6453". Forms part of: Views of Germany in the Photochrom print collection.

scale from "The Universal Mining Code for the use of mining companies, mining engineers ... The Code words specially selected to comply with the Telegraph Convention rules, by G. Ager"

scale from "The Universal Mining Code for the use of mining companies,...

This image has been taken from scan 000434 from "The Universal Mining Code for the use of mining companies, mining engineers ... The Code words specially selected to comply with the Telegraph Convention rules, ... More

[Study for figure in Corrupt legislation without scale]

[Study for figure in Corrupt legislation without scale]

Study drawing shows the allegorical central figure in the Library of Congress mural Corrupt legislation with a staff across her lap. She wears some drapery. The mural was installed in the Jefferson Building in ... More

All a question of the scale we do it on / F. Opper.

All a question of the scale we do it on / F. Opper.

Print shows a vignette cartoon depicting how the economies of scale of an operation or event determines public opinion, for instance, "no. 9" shows a handful of criminals robbing a citizen on the street, they a... More

Net scale of prices for electrotyping adopted by the electrotypers' and stereotypers' association of New York. Rules and regulations in reference to scale of prices for electrotyping ... New York. The electrotypers' and stereotypers' association

Net scale of prices for electrotyping adopted by the electrotypers' an...

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 130, Folder 17a.

Portrait of Senator Chauncey Depew

Portrait of Senator Chauncey Depew

Chauncey Depew (April 23, 1834- April 5, 1928) was a United States Senator from New York serving between 1899 and 1911...Ca. 1900

Portrait of Senator Chauncey Depew

Portrait of Senator Chauncey Depew

Chauncey Depew (April 23, 1834- April 5, 1928) was a United States Senator from New York serving between 1899 and 1911...Ca. 1900

Scale, W - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Fifth Infantry, S-Y

Scale, W - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Fifth Infantry, S...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Bostadshus, 6 personer.
P. Hammar

Bostadshus, 6 personer. P. Hammar

Bostadshus, 6 personer. P. Hammar

Letter Scale

Letter Scale

Designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York) Made in Queens, New York, New York, United States

Mission Relief Headquarters. The barn of James Rolph Jr. on Guerrero Street was converted into the headquarters for Mission relief. Later, Rolph became Mayor of San Francisco and then governor. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Mission Relief Headquarters. The barn of James Rolph Jr. on Guerrero S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

One of the many Street Kitchens that sprang up in the aftermath of the quake. This one is in front of the Baker & Greenwich Street Market, near the Presidio. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

One of the many Street Kitchens that sprang up in the aftermath of the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Ruin of the $7,000,000 City Hall by earthquake and fire. The building was a monument of poor workmanship, materials and design. The U.S. Geological Survey Report on the San Francisco Earthquake of April 18,1906. (Possible photograph by Frank Soule) On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Ruin of the $7,000,000 City Hall by earthquake and fire. The building ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Burnt-out truck of an inbound streetcar lies on Third Street between Market and Mission. The Call Building (left) at the corner of Third and Market streets. Mutual Savings Bank is across Market and Kearny. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Burnt-out truck of an inbound streetcar lies on Third Street between M...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

As soldiers from the Presidio patrol with their Springfield 03 at ready, civilians queue up in bread lines for food in the aftermath of the quake. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

As soldiers from the Presidio patrol with their Springfield 03 at read...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Soldiers from the Presidio stand amid the rubble of fallen buildings after the earthquake. The Hall of Records (dome) is in the background (right). On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Soldiers from the Presidio stand amid the rubble of fallen buildings a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Breadlines form up at Mission High School in the aftermath of the quake. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Breadlines form up at Mission High School in the aftermath of the quak...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

A small group of San Franciscans now stands in rubble where 308 Van Ness Avenue once stood. In the background is whats left of City Hall. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

A small group of San Franciscans now stands in rubble where 308 Van Ne...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Men ride horseback on an unidentified street showing some of the earthquake damage in the background. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Men ride horseback on an unidentified street showing some of the earth...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

As fires rage in the background, the newly of San Francisco gather at Union Square. The tall steel skeleton, then known as the Union League Building, was under construction at the time of the earthquake, later finished, and still standing on Geary Street. The Butler Building at right, also under construction at the time. Its walls peeled away during the earthquake and killed several people in buildings adjoining the structure. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000...

As fires rage in the background, the newly of San Francisco gather at ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: As fires rage in the background, the newly homeless of San Francisco gather at Union Square. The tall steel skeleton, then known... More

A group of laborers appear to be cleaning building blocks for later use in the rebuilding of San Francisco. A soldier with a Springfield Rifle 03 is picking up something. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

A group of laborers appear to be cleaning building blocks for later us...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

U.S. Reports: Computing Scale Co. v. Automatic Scale Co., 204 U.S. 609 (1907)

U.S. Reports: Computing Scale Co. v. Automatic Scale Co., 204 U.S. 609...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 204; October Term, 1906; Computing Scale Company of America v. Automatic Scale Company

Soldiers from the Presidio patrol this area, looking north from the junction of Sansome and Bush Streets. The area is known as the insurance district of San Francisco. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Soldiers from the Presidio patrol this area, looking north from the ju...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Looking, toward the Call Building, northeast up Market Street. The Call Building is enveloped in smoke on the right side of the street. The fire engine is attempting to find water in a hydrant. Curved building on the left is the James Flood Building at Market and Powell, the Emporium is across the street. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Looking, toward the Call Building, northeast up Market Street. The Cal...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Bread line forms at the Signal Corps at the Presidio. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Bread line forms at the Signal Corps at the Presidio. On April 18, 190...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

A view along Market Street at the remains of the Call Building (domed) (right), the Mutual Bank Building (left), and the Chronicle Building (rear). On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

A view along Market Street at the remains of the Call Building (domed)...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

The city of San Francisco on fire after the earthquake. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

The city of San Francisco on fire after the earthquake. On April 18, 1...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Like nomads settling in for a stay this is the largest tent refugee camp on the Presidio Reservation. United States Army General Hospital is in the background. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Like nomads settling in for a stay this is the largest tent refugee ca...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

An unidentified area of San Francisco suffers total devastation. Unknown woman poses for a picture. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

An unidentified area of San Francisco suffers total devastation. Unkno...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Fresh water is delivered via mule drawn barrel wagon to the refugees at a camp in the Presidio. Military personnel stand by as women and children bring buckets to fill. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Fresh water is delivered via mule drawn barrel wagon to the refugees a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

A view of busy Market Street looking southward. This shot may be taken just before the earthquake hit. There is no date on the photo. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

A view of busy Market Street looking southward. This shot may be taken...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Refugee camp overlooks the damaged city of San Francisco. This camp might be on Mission Dolores Park. Note the Ladies and Mens facilities. In the distance are domes of the City Hall (left) and the Call Building (right). On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Refugee camp overlooks the damaged city of San Francisco. This camp mi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

The burning of San Francisco. Reproduced from the only photograph that shows the entire scope and extent of this awful conflagration the worst in the history of the world. Fire line over three miles long, property loss three hundred million dollars. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

The burning of San Francisco. Reproduced from the only photograph that...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Harry Sterling Hooper Release Status: Releas... More

Panoramic View of San Francisco on April 1909 three years after the massive 8.25 earthquake of 1906. The view from 1000 feet above Jones and Washington Street, looking eastward. Goat Island (now Yerba Buena Island) in the San Francisco Bay, is in the upper far left. Mason Street cuts across right corner. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Panoramic View of San Francisco on April 1909 three years after the ma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: R. J. Waters Release Status: Released to Pub... More

A crowd gathers at Telegraph Hill to watch the burning of San Francisco. The view is looking south. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

A crowd gathers at Telegraph Hill to watch the burning of San Francisc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Looking down Fourth Street just off Market Street, soldiers patrol the devastated area. An unidentified building is still standing. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Looking down Fourth Street just off Market Street, soldiers patrol the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

US Army soldiers from the Presidio pose for a group shot, with their Springfield 03 rifles, in front of the ruins of the Hall of Justice. The troops aided the local police force in keeping order and protection for the citizens of the devastated city. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

US Army soldiers from the Presidio pose for a group shot, with their S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Plan for Proposed Lighthouse Keeper's House

Plan for Proposed Lighthouse Keeper's House

Lighthouse Plans for Kalaupapa, Hawaii

Development of the New York Navy Yard, as Submitted by Naval Constructor, U.S. Navy, Civil Engineer, U.S. Navy, Scale 100 Feet Equals 1 Inch

Development of the New York Navy Yard, as Submitted by Naval Construct...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

[Baby being weighed by nurse on scale]

[Baby being weighed by nurse on scale]

Photo copyrighted by A. Jackson Co., Baltimore. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Cross-Section and Isometric View of Dry Dock Number 4, Showing Head of Dock, from Station 6 and 3l.00 to Station 8 and 25.75, Scale 1/8 Inch Equals 1 Foot

Cross-Section and Isometric View of Dry Dock Number 4, Showing Head of...

This is a photograph of the cross-section and isometric view of dry dock number 4. Original caption: Designed and Constructed under Supervision, F. R. Harris, Civil Engineer U.S. Navy, Holbrook, Cabot and Roll... More

Railroad Tracks Over Scale, West of Building Number 28

Railroad Tracks Over Scale, West of Building Number 28

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Building 114 (36), Piece of Scale from Bottom Girt (10 inch Channel), Long Horizontal Piece from Bottom Leg, Vertical Pieces from Sides of Web

Building 114 (36), Piece of Scale from Bottom Girt (10 inch Channel), ...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Thousands have answered the nation's call, but you may be the one to turn the scale at a critical moment. Do you realize this? / printed by Seargeant Bros. Ltd., London & Abergavenny.

Thousands have answered the nation's call, but you may be the one to t...

Poster is text only. Poster no. 94. Title from item.

Airplanes - Instruments - Manufactured articles for government use. Automatic bookkeeping register Company Plant, Kansas City, MO. Tachyscope with wind scale for anti-aircraft batteries

Airplanes - Instruments - Manufactured articles for government use. Au...

Photographer: Auto. Bkkeeping. Register Co. Airplanes - Instruments