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The upper reaches of Frost Bank Tower, a prominent Austin, Texas, skyscraper

The upper reaches of Frost Bank Tower, a prominent Austin, Texas, skys...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The 33-story building was developed by Cousins Properties from November 2001 to December 2003. It was the first high- rise building t... More

Bow Tower.  Calgary.

Bow Tower. Calgary.

Stretching 58 storeys high into the city skyline, The Bow has set the bar for office towers in Calgary. The architectural wonder, with its diagonal ribbons of crossbracing wrapping around a semicircular glass t... More

Stained glass in Neiman Marcus store, San Francisco, California

Stained glass in Neiman Marcus store, San Francisco, California

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

Mardi Gras Parade, New Orleans, Louisiana

Mardi Gras Parade, New Orleans, Louisiana

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Mardi Gras is organized by Carnival krewes. Krewe float riders toss throws to the crowds; the most common are strings of plastic colorful beads, doubloons... More

Detail of a historic car with license plates from the 1940s. San Francisco, California

Detail of a historic car with license plates from the 1940s. San Franc...

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

The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, San Francisco, California

The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, San Francisco, California

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

Memorial Church on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, California

Memorial Church on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, Califo...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Pr... More

Mission San Juan Capistrano, Southern California

Mission San Juan Capistrano, Southern California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Mission San Juan Capistrano was a Spanish mission in Southern California, located in present-day San Juan Capistrano. It was founded on All Saints Day Nov... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargos Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargos Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely ...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

The Regent Showcase theater, an art deco former movie house on La Brea Avenue in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California

The Regent Showcase theater, an art deco former movie house on La Brea...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargos Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargos Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely ...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

The Regent Showcase theater, an art deco former movie house on La Brea Avenue in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California

The Regent Showcase theater, an art deco former movie house on La Brea...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

The entrance to the "Amargosa Opera House," adjacent to the Amagosa Hotel in Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

The entrance to the "Amargosa Opera House," adjacent to the Amagosa Ho...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

The entrance to the "Amargosa Opera House," adjacent to the Amagosa Hotel in Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

The entrance to the "Amargosa Opera House," adjacent to the Amagosa Ho...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Part of a front door of Santa Teresa de Jesus Catholic Church in Presidio, along the Rio Grande River in Texas. The church, built in 1912, is home to a parish that is notable as the home of the first Christmas celebration in Texas, in 1683

Part of a front door of Santa Teresa de Jesus Catholic Church in Presi...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The church, built in 1912, is home to a parish that is notable as the home of the first Christmas celebration in Texas, in 1683. Cred... More

Interior view of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Interior view of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The building is the last visible trace of the Presidio San Antonio de Bexar and the only remaining example in Texas of an aristocrati... More

Interior view of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Interior view of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The building is the last visible trace of the Presidio San Antonio de Bexar and the only remaining example in Texas of an aristocrati... More

Courtyard of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Courtyard of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The building is the last visible trace of the Presidio San Antonio de Bexar and the only remaining example in Texas of an aristocrati... More

Doorway detail of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Doorway detail of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The building is the last visible trace of the Presidio San Antonio de Bexar and the only remaining example in Texas of an aristocrati... More

Interior view of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Interior view of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The building is the last visible trace of the Presidio San Antonio de Bexar and the only remaining example in Texas of an aristocrati... More

Doorway detail of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Doorway detail of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The building is the last visible trace of the Presidio San Antonio de Bexar and the only remaining example in Texas of an aristocrati... More

Doorway to the Alamo, an 18th-century mission church in San Antonio, Texas

Doorway to the Alamo, an 18th-century mission church in San Antonio, T...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Originally built to be the church for the Mission San Antonio de Valero, which was founded in 1718. The church was built by Spanish F... More

Interior view of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Interior view of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The building is the last visible trace of the Presidio San Antonio de Bexar and the only remaining example in Texas of an aristocrati... More

Bas relief "Bienville, Founder of New Orleans, 1718," by Auguste De Frasse at the U.S. Custom House in New Orleans, Louisiana

Bas relief "Bienville, Founder of New Orleans, 1718," by Auguste De Fr...

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive,... More

Bas relief "Bienville, Founder of New Orleans, 1718," by Auguste De Frasse at the U.S. Custom House in New Orleans, Louisiana

Bas relief "Bienville, Founder of New Orleans, 1718," by Auguste De Fr...

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive,... More

Mission Santa Cruz was a Spanish mission founded by the Franciscan order in present-day Santa Cruz, California

Mission Santa Cruz was a Spanish mission founded by the Franciscan ord...

Founded in 1791 and named for the feast of the Exultation of the Cross, the name that the explorer Gaspar de Portola gave to the area when he camped on the banks of the San Lorenzo River on October 17, 1769, an... More

Mission Dolores, San Francisco, California

Mission Dolores, San Francisco, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Mission Dolores has always had a central place in the religious, civic, and cultural life of San Francisco. Misión San Francisco de Asís was founded June ... More

Mission Dolores, San Francisco, California

Mission Dolores, San Francisco, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Mission Dolores has always had a central place in the religious, civic, and cultural life of San Francisco. Misión San Francisco de Asís was founded June ... More

Interior, Mission San Buenaventura, Ventura, California

Interior, Mission San Buenaventura, Ventura, California

Founded by the Franciscan order on March 31, 1782, it was the ninth Spanish mission established in California. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection... More

Mosaic at Nuestra Señora Reina de los Angeles Asistencia, founded in early 1784 within the burgeoning Pueblo de Los Angeles. California

Mosaic at Nuestra Señora Reina de los Angeles Asistencia, founded in e...

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

Mural in town, depicting the chapel of San Elizario, founded in 1789, which is often mistaken for a Spanish mission, since it lies quite near two missions in nearby El Paso, Texas

Mural in town, depicting the chapel of San Elizario, founded in 1789, ...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Mural artist: name not given. The church is an example of late adobe church architecture of the Spanish colonial period and today is ... More

The Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, Monterey, California

The Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, Monterey, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Also known as the Royal Presidio Chapel, the Roman Catholic cathedral was built in 1794, and is the oldest continuously operating parish and the oldest st... More

The Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, Monterey, California

The Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, Monterey, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Also known as the Royal Presidio Chapel, the Roman Catholic cathedral was built in 1794, and is the oldest continuously operating parish and the oldest st... More

The Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, Monterey, California

The Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, Monterey, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Also known as the Royal Presidio Chapel, the Roman Catholic cathedral was built in 1794, and is the oldest continuously operating parish and the oldest st... More

The Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, Monterey, California

The Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, Monterey, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Also known as the Royal Presidio Chapel, the Roman Catholic cathedral was built in 1794, and is the oldest continuously operating parish and the oldest st... More

The Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, Monterey, California

The Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, Monterey, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Also known as the Royal Presidio Chapel, the Roman Catholic cathedral was built in 1794, and is the oldest continuously operating parish and the oldest st... More

The Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, Monterey, California

The Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, Monterey, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Also known as the Royal Presidio Chapel, the Roman Catholic cathedral was built in 1794, and is the oldest continuously operating parish and the oldest st... More

The Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, Monterey, California

The Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, Monterey, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Also known as the Royal Presidio Chapel, the Roman Catholic cathedral was built in 1794, and is the oldest continuously operating parish and the oldest st... More

The Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, Monterey, California

The Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, Monterey, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Also known as the Royal Presidio Chapel, the Roman Catholic cathedral was built in 1794, and is the oldest continuously operating parish and the oldest st... More

Mission San Miguel Arcángel is a Spanish mission in San Miguel, San Luis Obispo County, California

Mission San Miguel Arcángel is a Spanish mission in San Miguel, San Lu...

Established on July 25, 1797 by the Franciscan order on a site chosen specifically due to the large number of Salinan Indians that inhabited the area, whom the Spanish priests wanted to evangelize. Title, date,... More

Mission San Miguel Arcángel is a Spanish mission in San Miguel, San Luis Obispo County, California

Mission San Miguel Arcángel is a Spanish mission in San Miguel, San Lu...

Established on July 25, 1797 by the Franciscan order on a site chosen specifically due to the large number of Salinan Indians that inhabited the area, whom the Spanish priests wanted to evangelize. Title, date,... More

Cattle brands seared into the door of a barn at the Buffalo Gap Historic Village in the unincorporated Taylor County, Texas, town of the same name, near Abilene

Cattle brands seared into the door of a barn at the Buffalo Gap Histor...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The museum showcases fifteen outdoor structures and West Texas artifacts that reach back to the late 19th century and the early 20th ... More

Light, shadows, and old wagon wheels against a shed in Buffalo Gap Historic Village, museum of fifteen outdoor structures and West Texas artifacts that reach back to the late 19th century and the early 20th century located in the small town of Buffalo Gap south of Abilene, Texas

Light, shadows, and old wagon wheels against a shed in Buffalo Gap His...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Ph... More

Early tools displayed at the Buffalo Gap Historic Village in the unincorporated Taylor County, Texas, town of the same name, near Abilene

Early tools displayed at the Buffalo Gap Historic Village in the uninc...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The museum showcases fifteen outdoor structures and West Texas artifacts that reach back to the late 19th century and the early 20th ... More

The 1984 painting "Matilda Lockhart Comes Home," by artist Lee Herring, displayed at the Buffalo Gap Historic Village in the unincorporated Taylor County, Texas, town of the same name, near Abilene

The 1984 painting "Matilda Lockhart Comes Home," by artist Lee Herring...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The museum showcases fifteen outdoor structures and West Texas artifacts that reach back to the late 19th century and the early 20th ... More

Wagon wheels against a building at the Buffalo Gap Historic Village in the unincorporated Taylor County, Texas, town of the same name, near Abilene

Wagon wheels against a building at the Buffalo Gap Historic Village in...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The museum showcases fifteen outdoor structures and West Texas artifacts that reach back to the late 19th century and the early 20th ... More

An untitled 1932 oil painting by George Sanderson Bickerstaff, displayed at the Buffalo Gap Historic Village in the unincorporated Taylor County, Texas, town of the same name, near Abilene

An untitled 1932 oil painting by George Sanderson Bickerstaff, display...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The museum showcases fifteen outdoor structures and West Texas artifacts that reach back to the late 19th century and the early 20th ... More

Fort Ross, a former Russian establishment on the west coast of North America in what is now Sonoma County, California

Fort Ross, a former Russian establishment on the west coast of North A...

This historic landmark, the subject of archaelogical investigation, was the hub of the southernmost Russian settlements in North America between 1812 to 1842. Title, date and keywords based on information provi... More

Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama

Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama

Magnolia Cemetery is situated on 120 acres (49 hectares) and was established in 1836. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Ala... More

Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama

Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama

Magnolia Cemetery is situated on 120 acres (49 hectares) and was established in 1836. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Ala... More

Sculpture "Stage driver, 1789-1836," by Sidney Biehler Waugh at the Ariel Rios Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Sculpture "Stage driver, 1789-1836," by Sidney Biehler Waugh at the Ar...

Date: 1936; dimensions: 51" x 22" x 11"; material: aluminum. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer... More

Replica of Fort Inglish in Bonham, Texas

Replica of Fort Inglish in Bonham, Texas

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The original was a frequent refuge for settlers on the western edge of the Red River frontier. It was built in the summer of 1837 by B... More

A piece of an 1840s-vintage log cabin at the Grayson County Frontier Village and Museum at Loy Park in Denison, Texas

A piece of an 1840s-vintage log cabin at the Grayson County Frontier V...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Ph... More

Artists Steve Della Maggiora and Susan Clifford produced this mural in downtown Napa, California, depicting Napa River activities in the 19th Century

Artists Steve Della Maggiora and Susan Clifford produced this mural in...

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

A view of the south fork of the American River at Coloma in El Dorado County, California

A view of the south fork of the American River at Coloma in El Dorado ...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Approximately 36 miles northeast of Sacramento, Coloma is most noted for being the site where James W. Marshall first discovered gold in California, at Su... More

Gravestones at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

Gravestones at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

Founded by Mr. W.W. Corcoran, the cemetery was incorporated by an Act of Congress on March 3, 1849. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Col... More

Gravestones at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

Gravestones at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

Founded by Mr. W.W. Corcoran, the cemetery was incorporated by an Act of Congress on March 3, 1849. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Col... More

The fountain in Market Square, which was created in 1850 for perpetual use as a public market

The fountain in Market Square, which was created in 1850 for perpetual...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Today the market is a small, crowded park surrounded by municipal buildings and the cityÆs local bus terminal. Credit line: The Lyda ... More

Bas relief at the U.S. Custom House in New Orleans, Louisiana. "Louisiana State Seal," by Auguste De Frasse. Date: ca. 1857. Dimensions: 12' x 20'. Materials: Marble, sculpture.

Bas relief at the U.S. Custom House in New Orleans, Louisiana. "Louisi...

Date: ca. 1857; dimensions: 12' x 20'; medium: marble. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Cre... More

Ashton Villa,  built in 1858-59, was the first of Galveston's Broadway "palaces," as well as the first brick house to be built in Texas

Ashton Villa, built in 1858-59, was the first of Galveston's Broadway...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The artistic and eccentric Bettie Brown was mistress of the manor, and her life-size paintings still adorn the showy Go... More

An 1859 larger-than-life anatomical model located in the Mobile Medical Museum, Mobile, Alabama

An 1859 larger-than-life anatomical model located in the Mobile Medica...

The museum is housed in the Vincent/Doan House built in 1827 and is one of the oldest structures in Mobile. This model was acquired in Paris by Josiah C. Nott for the Medical College of Alabama. Title, date, su... More

Site of a change station of the Pioneer Stage Company in the 1850s and 1860s

Site of a change station of the Pioneer Stage Company in the 1850s and...

During 1860-1861, the Central Overland Pony Express maintained here the first pony remount station east of Sportsman's Hall. California Registered Historical Landmark No. 705 Title, date, and keywords provided ... More

[Savage Station, Va. Union field hospital after the battle of June 27, during the Civil War]

[Savage Station, Va. Union field hospital after the battle of June 27,...

Anaglyph stereograph made from a digital image of an uncut stereograph negative by James F. Gibson in June 1862. (Call number: LC-B815-491, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cwpb.00202) Title devised by Library staff.... More

[Massaponax Church, Va. "Council of War": Gen. Ulysses S. Grant examining map held by Gen. George G. Meade during the Civil War]

[Massaponax Church, Va. "Council of War": Gen. Ulysses S. Grant examin...

Anaglyph stereograph made from digital images of a pair of stereograph negatives by Timothy O'Sullivan in May 1864. (Call number: LC-B811-730, left half http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cwpb.01192 and right half h... More

[View from the Petersburg railroad depot, Richmond, Va., during the Civil War]

[View from the Petersburg railroad depot, Richmond, Va., during the Ci...

Anaglyph stereograph made from a digital image of a stereograph card, published by E. & H.T. Anthony in 1865. (Call number: LOT 4162, no. 207, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.18951) Title devised by Library s... More

Mural by artist Stylle Read inside the Stockyards Visitor Information Center in Fort Worth, Texas

Mural by artist Stylle Read inside the Stockyards Visitor Information ...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The arrival of railroads in 1876 made Fort Worth an important livestock center. Fort Worth Union Stockyards opened for... More

Ruins of Salado College, a small college that operated in Salado, Texas, a town between Waco and Austin, from 1860 to 1885

Ruins of Salado College, a small college that operated in Salado, Texa...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The "college" taught courses from the elementary-school level up to college level and held many classes in people's homes. The proper... More

Mural: The Oklahoma Land Rush, April 22, 1889, by John Steuart Curry at the Department of Interior, Washington, D.C.

Mural: The Oklahoma Land Rush, April 22, 1889, by John Steuart Curry a...

Date: 1939; dimensions: 109" x 235"; medium: oil. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Credit li... More

Muralist's tribute to Hernan Cadena, a Del Rio blacksmith who built and began his blacksmith shop in the 1890s and later provided automobile-repair service

Muralist's tribute to Hernan Cadena, a Del Rio blacksmith who built an...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Mural artist: name not given. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Lib... More

Statue of Ben Milam at the Milam County, Texas, courthouse in Cameron, Texas, the fourth structure to serve in that capacity

Statue of Ben Milam at the Milam County, Texas, courthouse in Cameron,...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Designed by architect A.O. Watson of Austin, the courthouse at one time featured a Second Empire-style roof and a cupola with a four-... More

Well-worn bricks, including several bearing the imprint of their maker in a neighborhood of Huntington, West Virginia

Well-worn bricks, including several bearing the imprint of their maker...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. There are so many brick streets remaining there that the entire neighborhood is referred to locally as the "Southside Bricks." Athens ... More

Presbyterian Church built in 1895, Athens, Alabama

Presbyterian Church built in 1895, Athens, Alabama

Founded in 1842, the city of Athens is located 15 miles from the Tennessee State line in Limestone County. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landeg... More

Little building in Huntington, West Virginia, with a fascinating history

Little building in Huntington, West Virginia, with a fascinating histo...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. This is a little building in Huntington, West Virginia, that has a fascinating history. First of all, the "1897" sign has nothing to d... More

The William Braxton Barr House, a historic farmhouse built about 1898 in Austin, Texas

The William Braxton Barr House, a historic farmhouse built about 1898 ...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Set on Sprinkle Road and now part of a wedding and event operation, the mansion was built for cotton merchant Willian Braxton Barr an... More

Talimena Scenic Drive - Beautiful Queen Wilhelmina Lodge in Its Heyday

Talimena Scenic Drive - Beautiful Queen Wilhelmina Lodge in Its Heyday

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: The original Queen Wilhelmina Lodge stands beautifully in its heyday in 1898. Location: Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Arkansas (34.685° ... More

View of an old, decorative stairway leading to the long-abandoned Swift and Company facility, high above the Stockyards District of Fort Worth, Texas

View of an old, decorative stairway leading to the long-abandoned Swif...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. A major branch of the nation's leading nineteenth-century meat-packing firm and one of the nation's Big Four meat-packers of the early... More

View of an old, decorative stairway leading to the long-abandoned Swift and Company facility, high above the Stockyards District of Fort Worth, Texas

View of an old, decorative stairway leading to the long-abandoned Swif...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. A major branch of the nation's leading nineteenth-century meat-packing firm and one of the nation's Big Four meat-packers of the early... More

A historic house, built c. 1900 by the Wells Family, at 809 Main Street in Sistersville, West Virginia

A historic house, built c. 1900 by the Wells Family, at 809 Main Stree...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... More

Swimming pool at Hotel Ella, a boutique hotel in Austin, Texas, that occupies the 1900 Goodall Wooten House

Swimming pool at Hotel Ella, a boutique hotel in Austin, Texas, that o...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. It was built by local doctor and benefactor Goodall H. Wooten and his wife Ella and was noted for its Classical Revival architecture ... More

View of an old, decorative stairway leading to the long-abandoned Swift and Company facility, high above the Stockyards District of Fort Worth, Texas

View of an old, decorative stairway leading to the long-abandoned Swif...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. A major branch of the nation's leading nineteenth-century meat-packing firm and one of the nation's Big Four meat-packers of the early... More

One of a collection of 1800s and early-1900s houses and other buildings at the Gonzales Pioneer Village Living History Center in Gonzales, Texas

One of a collection of 1800s and early-1900s houses and other building...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and P... More

The Board of Trade Building, designed by Wheeling, West Virginia, architect Charles W. Bates and built in downtown Wheeling, c. 1900

The Board of Trade Building, designed by Wheeling, West Virginia, arch...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... More

The Kunst House, built in 1900 in what is now the Julia-Ann Historic District of Parkersburg, West Virginia

The Kunst House, built in 1900 in what is now the Julia-Ann Historic D...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The designer of the house, William Howe Patton, placed a full-page ad illustrating this house, which was occupied, in part, by a denti... More

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of Mobile lobby, Mobile, Alabama

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of M...

John Augustus Walker (1901-1967) was a well-known Alabama Gulf Coast artist of the Depression era who was commissioned to undertake several art projects for the Works Progress Administration. Walker's preferred... More

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of Mobile lobby, Mobile, Alabama

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of M...

John Augustus Walker (1901-1967) was a well-known Alabama Gulf Coast artist of the Depression era who was commissioned to undertake several art projects for the Works Progress Administration. Walker's preferred... More

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of Mobile lobby, Mobile, Alabama

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of M...

John Augustus Walker (1901-1967) was a well-known Alabama Gulf Coast artist of the Depression era who was commissioned to undertake several art projects for the Works Progress Administration. Walker's preferred... More