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Our gallant soldier-boys flirting with fair admirers, Dewey Parade, N.Y.

Our gallant soldier-boys flirting with fair admirers, Dewey Parade, N....

75995 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by R. Y. Young. Title from item.

The Spanish American war in its political naval & military aspects by Senator Lodge, begins in Harper's February

The Spanish American war in its political naval & military aspects by ...

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 189-

Daiguiri i.e. Daiquiri

Daiguiri i.e. Daiquiri

Attribution to Hart based on negative D4-21499. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021489. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

"Maine" U.S.N. J.S. Johnston View & Marine Photo, N.Y

"Maine" U.S.N. J.S. Johnston View & Marine Photo, N.Y

Photograph shows a starboard side view of the USS Maine at anchor in a harbor. 50803BB U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Blind stamped on lower left corner: J.S. Johnston View & Marine Photo, N.Y. Inscrib... More

Hobson's cell in Morro Castle, Santiago, 1898

Hobson's cell in Morro Castle, Santiago, 1898

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Negative cracked lower right corner. "924" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021517. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Texas, searchlight from Vizcaya replacing one destroyed in Battle of Santiago

U.S.S. Texas, searchlight from Vizcaya replacing one destroyed in Batt...

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021017. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The war council at General Shafter's headquarters, which planned the battles of El Caney and San Juan

The war council at General Shafter's headquarters, which planned the b...

Photograph showing William Shafter seated left center under a tree in a white shirt and suspenders. Rear view of many men surrounding him, with one bareheaded man looking over his shoulder at the camera. Title ... More

The hill at Guantanamo, June 10, 1898

The hill at Guantanamo, June 10, 1898

Attribution to Hart based on negative D4-21494. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021494. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Return of Santiago Fleet, New York Harbor, Aug. 20, 1898

Return of Santiago Fleet, New York Harbor, Aug. 20, 1898

Attribution to Hart based on negative D428-807. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0808. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Observation train following parade /

Observation train following parade /

"There were two freight trains standing on the tracks between the river and the Riverside Park, and they furnished a perfect impromptu observation train service to the men and boys who clambered up on the cars ... More

Miles, Shafter & Wheeler in consultation during siege of Santiago de Cuba

Miles, Shafter & Wheeler in consultation during siege of Santiago de C...

Photograph showing Nelson Miles, William Shafter and Joseph Wheeler seated on camp chairs by tents. Title and date from item. Copyright 1898 by William Dinwiddie.

General Wheeler and Secretary Alger /

General Wheeler and Secretary Alger /

"This picture was taken in front of Gen. Wheeler's headquarters at Camp Wikoff during Gen. Alger's tour of inspection of the camp. The two distinguished military men are seen overlooking the immense camp ground... More

The "President's own" (8th Ohio), Camp Alger, Va.

The "President's own" (8th Ohio), Camp Alger, Va.

Soldiers in formation. Copyright by J.F. Jarvis. Sold by Underwood & Underwood.

U.S. troops landing at Daiquirí, Cuba /

U.S. troops landing at Daiquirí, Cuba /

"These are the first U.S. troops to land on Cuban soil, June 22, 1898. The picture shows a long perspective view of the pier at Baiquiri [sic], the point chosen so strategically for the landing of General Shaft... More

From the ranks / Ehrhart.

From the ranks / Ehrhart.

Print shows American soldiers sitting around a campfire listening as one tells a story through verse of getting kissed by his girlfriend just before boarding the train. Includes a poem by Edwin L. Sabin. Title ... More

Lieut. Col. Theo. Roosevelt, of the "Rough Riders"

Lieut. Col. Theo. Roosevelt, of the "Rough Riders"

Stereograph showing portrait of Roosevelt festooned with flowers and flags. 46503 U.S. Copyright Office. Sold only by Underwood & Underwood. Title from item. No. 1971.

9th Infantry boys' morning wash /

9th Infantry boys' morning wash /

"Imagine forty or fifty soldier boys each with a pail of water on the ground before him, sousing and spattering and scrubbing away for dear life. Soap and towels too. Every man jack of them looks as if he were ... More

Roosevelt's Rough Riders embarking for Santiago /

Roosevelt's Rough Riders embarking for Santiago /

Soldiers in Spanish-American War uniforms moving boxes towards a steamship on the dock. 38238 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22June1898; 38238. Original main title lacking. Date is copyright... More

The song of freedom / Keppler.

The song of freedom / Keppler.

Print shows Cuban General Máximo Gómez sitting on a horse, listening to an eagle perched on the U.S. Capitol building singing "the song of freedom". Title from item. Caption: "I think I hear a little bird, who ... More

Return of Santiago fleet, New York Harbor, Aug. 20, 1898

Return of Santiago fleet, New York Harbor, Aug. 20, 1898

Attribution to Hart based on negative D428-807. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0805. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Iowa, damage from Spanish fire in Battle of Santiago

U.S.S. Iowa, damage from Spanish fire in Battle of Santiago

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020451. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Morro Castle, Santiago, 1898

Morro Castle, Santiago, 1898

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "826" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021512. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Texas, tompion of 12-inch gun made of metal from Vizcaya, recording engagements of Texas in Spanish War

U.S.S. Texas, tompion of 12-inch gun made of metal from Vizcaya, recor...

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021018. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

A United States Army surgeon attending wounded soldiers in a field hospital during the Spanish-American war. The Red Cross emblem appears on the sleeve of one man

A United States Army surgeon attending wounded soldiers in a field hos...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Image source: American Red Cross. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture D... More

Chief McCullah with Gen. Monocal and officers, Spanish-American War, 1898

Chief McCullah with Gen. Monocal and officers, Spanish-American War, 1...

Photograph shows Chief McCullah, dressed in white, Gen. Monocal, standing on far left, and officers. Title from item.

Celebrating July 4th, 1898 - "the triumph of the American battle-ship" / Keppler.

Celebrating July 4th, 1898 - "the triumph of the American battle-ship"...

Print shows a gleeful Uncle Sam sitting with John Bull, who is a sailor representing England, and six figures representing "Spain", "Italy" (Umberto I), "Austria" (Franz Joseph I), "France", Germany (William II... More

Cuban volunteers embarking /

Cuban volunteers embarking /

Men carrying rifles and bedrolls boarding ship via gangway. 38246 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22June1898; 38246. Original main title lacking. Date is copyright and production date; unable... More

It's got to be sooner or later - and it looks like "sooner" / Dalrymple.

It's got to be sooner or later - and it looks like "sooner" / Dalrympl...

Print shows Uncle Sam holding the hand of a female figure on a tiny island labeled "Cuba"; she is holding the flag of Cuban independence. Uncle Sam is gesturing to go home toward a ship on which is a defeated p... More

The 8th Ohio boys ready to leave Camp Alger for Cuba

The 8th Ohio boys ready to leave Camp Alger for Cuba

Large group of soldiers preparing to debark. Sold by Underwood & Underwood.

The stone fort at El Caney, Cuba

The stone fort at El Caney, Cuba

Photograph shows a fort on top of a hill, Cuba. Photo by William Dinwiddie. Title and date from item.

The rough riders / Keppler.

The rough riders / Keppler.

Print shows Theodore Roosevelt leading the Rough Riders into battle against the Spanish in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Title from item. Caption: They are rough on the Spaniards, whether they ride or w... More

Pumping air to the divers in Battleship Maine, Havana Harbor, Cuba

Pumping air to the divers in Battleship Maine, Havana Harbor, Cuba

28969 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 9100. Copyright by B.L. Singley.

Wreck of the "Vizcaya" /

Wreck of the "Vizcaya" /

Spanish armored cruiser Vizcaya was destroyed by the U.S. Navy on July 4, 1898, while trying to escape a blockade of Santiago Bay in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. "This is a wonderfully impressive pictu... More

Why peace reigns / Keppler.

Why peace reigns / Keppler.

Print shows Uncle Sam leaning over a wall labeled "$50,000,000 For National Defense" and fashioned from money bags labeled with "$"; a tattered diminutive man, possibly representing Spain, sits on a rock on the... More

Uncle Sam's new cl[ass in] the art of self-government / W.A. Rogers.

Uncle Sam's new cl[ass in] the art of self-government / W.A. Rogers.

Cartoon showing schoolroom in which teacher, Uncle Sam, hits two boys, "Cuban ex-patriot" and "guerrilla", who are fighting in classroom, with stick. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1898 Aug. 27, p. 833.

Shooting captured insurgents /

Shooting captured insurgents /

"A file of Spanish soldiers line up the Cubans against a blank wall and fire a volley. The flash of rifles and drifting smoke make a very striking picture. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. 46696 U.S. Copyright O... More

McKinley and party /

McKinley and party /

"This picture has been very popular wherever it has been shown on the Biograph. To begin with, the film is unusually fine photographically, and the picture is taken from a point of view which shows the immense ... More

Return of Santiago fleet, New York Harbor, Aug. 20, 1898

Return of Santiago fleet, New York Harbor, Aug. 20, 1898

Attribution to Hart based on negative D428-807. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0804. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The Crowded Hour at San Juan July 1, 1898

The Crowded Hour at San Juan July 1, 1898

James Edward Kelly designed this bronze depicting Theodore Roosevelt as a Rough Rider during the Spanish American War.

Camps at the Presidio during the Spanish American War, 1898.

Camps at the Presidio during the Spanish American War, 1898.

Camps at the East Cantonment of the Presidio during the Spanish American War, 1898.

This will be an internal explosion / Keppler.

This will be an internal explosion / Keppler.

Print shows the child king Alfonso XIII as a wooden puppet slumped over on the "Throne of Spain" with a clergyman standing next to him, and on the walls to the right are portrait paintings of "Charles V, Ferdin... More

The disciple of Farragut is worthy of his master / Keppler.

The disciple of Farragut is worthy of his master / Keppler.

Print shows George Dewey, bust portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform, framed by a laurel wreath draped with the American flag; vignette in upper right shows Admiral David G. Farragut on the rigging of... More

Skirmishing - 16th Penna. Volunteers - Porto Rican Army

Skirmishing - 16th Penna. Volunteers - Porto Rican Army

16th Pennsylvania volunteers kneeling, with rifles raised, in Spanish-American War. Copyright by J.F. Jarvis. On mount: Sold only by Underwood & Underwood.

In the American trenches before Santiago during a truce, 1898

In the American trenches before Santiago during a truce, 1898

Photograph showing soldiers seated atop trenches topped with sandbags and rifles ready for firing; one man standing in the center is waving his hat. Title from item. Copyright 1898 by William Dinwiddie.

N.Y. Journal despatch yacht "Buccaneer" /

N.Y. Journal despatch yacht "Buccaneer" /

"Shows the despatch boat of the "New York Journal" steaming through the water, having aboard the war correspondents. This is one of the fastest yachts engaged in the business. She approaches rapidly and as she ... More

"Away Down South in Dixie." Chickamauga Park, Ga.

"Away Down South in Dixie." Chickamauga Park, Ga.

2 African American soldiers with guitar and banjo seated in front of open tent; another reclining inside; tents in backgrd.; US Army mobilization camp, Spanish-American War. Stereo copyrighted by B.L. Singley; ... More

Blanket-tossing a new recruit /

Blanket-tossing a new recruit /

"Company F, 1st Ohio Volunteers, initiating a new man. Nineteen times he bounces in the blanket, and each toss is funnier than the last one. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. 38240 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright... More

Arrival of U.S. Troops, Camp Tampa, Fla., U.S.A.

Arrival of U.S. Troops, Camp Tampa, Fla., U.S.A.

42368 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 9238. Copyright by B.L. Singley.

General view of the wrecked battleship Maine, Havana harbor, Cuba

General view of the wrecked battleship Maine, Havana harbor, Cuba

28979 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by B.L. Singley. No. 9111.

Morro Castle after its bombardment by Rear-Admiral Sampson's fleet, Santiago, Cuba

Morro Castle after its bombardment by Rear-Admiral Sampson's fleet, Sa...

72514 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by B.L. Singley. No. 9420.

Camp M'Calla i.e. McCalla at Guantanamo, June 1898

Camp M'Calla i.e. McCalla at Guantanamo, June 1898

Attribution to Hart based on negatives with similar numbers. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "901" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021502. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Landing Marines and burning fishing village at Guantanamo, June 10, 1898

Landing Marines and burning fishing village at Guantanamo, June 10, 18...

Attribution to Hart based on negative D4-21499. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021491. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Vizcaya, Santiago Harbor, Cuba, July 3, 1898, Spanish-American War

Vizcaya, Santiago Harbor, Cuba, July 3, 1898, Spanish-American War

Photograph shows a heap of human skulls and bones in Cristóbal Colón cemetery, Havana, Cuba. Human skulls and bones taken from Havana harbor after Spanish-American War, 1898. Title from item.

Satisfying their curiosity / J.S. Pughe.

Satisfying their curiosity / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows John Bull sitting on a strong fortress representing England, with a telescope in one hand and strings attached to battleships in the other; on the edge of the continent are four figures representing... More

Troops making military road in front of Santiago /

Troops making military road in front of Santiago /

"Here is a detail of the 34th Michigan Regiment engaged in road making. Under command of Captain Dodd of Troop E, 3rd Regular Cavalry, they are road making, that the siege guns may go to the front. The chaparra... More

Dock at Tampa on the day of sailing for Santiago de Cuba

Dock at Tampa on the day of sailing for Santiago de Cuba

Soldiers on dock waiting to board ships. 41208 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Strohmeyer & Wyman.

Wounded soldiers embarking in row boats /

Wounded soldiers embarking in row boats /

"This picture was taken after the Battle of Las Guaymas [i.e., Las Guásimas], and shows a large number of wounded soldiers embarking in a rowboat from an extemporized dock, on their way to the hospital ship "O... More

Santiago refugees at El Caney (Cuba), 1898

Santiago refugees at El Caney (Cuba), 1898

Photograph showing people standing in the center of a village. H55699 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Copyright Sept., 22, 1898 by William Dinwiddie.

Isla de Puerto Rico.

Isla de Puerto Rico.

Blueprint. "Said to be a print from a tracing of a French map. Additions made in the Office of the General of the Army of the United States and furnished to the Coast and Geodetic Survey by Col. Black, U.S.A." ... More

Goff's historical map of the Spanish-American War in the West Indies, 1898.

Goff's historical map of the Spanish-American War in the West Indies, ...

Insets: San Juan, island of Puerto Rico.--Havana, city and harbor.--Santiago campaign June-July 1898. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Landing marines and burning fishing village at Guantanamo, June 10, 1898

Landing marines and burning fishing village at Guantanamo, June 10, 18...

Attribution based on negative D4-21499. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021492. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Hill at Guantanamo, Cuba, marines camp on ...

Hill at Guantanamo, Cuba, marines camp on ...

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 032597. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Texas, Spanish mine taken up in Guantanamo Bay

U.S.S. Texas, Spanish mine taken up in Guantanamo Bay

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021019. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.