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Pennsylvania, ss. I Prothonotary of the Supream Court of the Province of Pennsylvania, do hereby certify, that at a Supream Court held at Philadelphia, for the said Province of Pennsylvania, the day of in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven

Pennsylvania, ss. I Prothonotary of the Supream Court of the Province ...

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Bowles's new map of North America and the West Indies, exhibiting the British Empire therein with the limits and boundaries of the United States as also the dominions possessed in that quarter, by the Spaniards, the French & other European states, the whole compiled from the best surveys and authentic memoirs which have appeared to the present year, 1783.

Bowles's new map of North America and the West Indies, exhibiting the ...

Scale ca. 1:5,500,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro. "Publish'd as the Act directs 2. Jan. 1783." Includes historic notes. Insets: A particular map of Baffin and Hudson Bays [ca. 1:18,000,000]--A map of ... More

Custom House from "The picture of Dublin, being a description of the City ... With a map of Dublin in ... 1610, a large map for the present year and several views, etc"

Custom House from "The picture of Dublin, being a description of the C...

This image has been taken from scan 000127 from "The picture of Dublin, being a description of the City ... With a map of Dublin in ... 1610, a large map for the present year and several views, etc". The title ... More

portrait from "General History of the World, from the earliest times until the year 1831. Translated from the German, and continued to 1840, by F. Jones. First American edition"

portrait from "General History of the World, from the earliest times u...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from volume 01 of "General History of the World, from the earliest times until the year 1831. Translated from the German, and continued to 1840, by F. Jones. First Ame... More

map from "A year on the Punjab frontier, in 1848-49"

map from "A year on the Punjab frontier, in 1848-49"

This image has been taken from scan 000725 from volume 02 of "A year on the Punjab frontier, in 1848-49". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British... More

portrait from "The History and Antiquities of Boston, the capital of Massachusetts ... from its settlement in 1630 to the year 1770. Also an introductory history to the discovery and settlement of New England ... Second edition"

portrait from "The History and Antiquities of Boston, the capital of M...

This image has been taken from scan 000191 from volume 01 of "The History and Antiquities of Boston, the capital of Massachusetts ... from its settlement in 1630 to the year 1770. Also an introductory history t... More

Arab merchant from "The Timely Retreat; or, a Year in Bengal before the Mutinies"

Arab merchant from "The Timely Retreat; or, a Year in Bengal before th...

This image has been taken from scan 000539 from "The Timely Retreat; or, a Year in Bengal before the Mutinies". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the B... More

Treasury Office-- city of Boston. Ward No. [blank] Your tax for the year 1861, amounting to $ blank] is now due…Frederic U. Tracy, treasurer and collector…J. E. Farwell & Co., City Printers, 32 Congress Street [1861].

Treasury Office-- city of Boston. Ward No. [blank] Your tax for the ye...

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 68, Folder 21g.

Visby from "One Year in Sweden; including a visit to the Isle of Götland ... Map and illustrations"

Visby from "One Year in Sweden; including a visit to the Isle of Götl...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from volume 02 of "One Year in Sweden; including a visit to the Isle of Götland ... Map and illustrations". The title and subject terms of this image have been genera... More

Lojsta from "One Year in Sweden; including a visit to the Isle of Götland ... Map and illustrations"

Lojsta from "One Year in Sweden; including a visit to the Isle of Göt...

This image has been taken from scan 000297 from volume 02 of "One Year in Sweden; including a visit to the Isle of Götland ... Map and illustrations". The title and subject terms of this image have been genera... More

Portrait of a Rabbit - Public domain  print

Portrait of a Rabbit - Public domain print

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D. Webster Clegg's concise time table, for acquiring the number of days from a given month or date to any other date in the year. [n. p.] [c. 1872].

D. Webster Clegg's concise time table, for acquiring the number of day...

On verso: 7867 - C. 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 237, Folder 13a.

circle from "[The Christian Year, etc. [With a portrait.]]"

circle from "[The Christian Year, etc. [With a portrait.]]"

This image has been taken from scan 000201 from "[The Christian Year, etc. [With a portrait.]]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library'... More

flora from "[The Christian Year, etc. [With a portrait.]]"

flora from "[The Christian Year, etc. [With a portrait.]]"

This image has been taken from scan 000190 from "[The Christian Year, etc. [With a portrait.]]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library'... More

[The three year old foals born in the first section of the Imperial Stud Farm] / Constantinople, Abdullah Frères.

[The three year old foals born in the first section of the Imperial St...

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Grand Pump Room Hotel from "The Mineral Baths of Bath. The Bathes of Bathe's Ayde in the reign of Charles 2nd as illustrated by a drawing of the King's and Queen's Bath, signed 1675. Whereunto is annexed a Visit to Bath in the year 1675 by “A Person of Quality.”"

Grand Pump Room Hotel from "The Mineral Baths of Bath. The Bathes of B...

This image has been taken from scan 000100 from "The Mineral Baths of Bath. The Bathes of Bathe's Ayde in the reign of Charles 2nd as illustrated by a drawing of the King's and Queen's Bath, signed 1675. Whereu... More

Assessors' notice! To the inhabitants and other persons liable to pay taxes in the Town of Reading for the year 1884 ... Assessors of Reading. Reading Mass., April 30, 1884.

Assessors' notice! To the inhabitants and other persons liable to pay ...

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 76, Folder 26.

portrait from "The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut, from the aboriginal period to the year eighteen hundred and ninety-five"

portrait from "The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut, from the a...

This image has been taken from scan 000430 from volume 02 of "The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut, from the aboriginal period to the year eighteen hundred and ninety-five". The title and subject terms o... More

portrait from "The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut, from the aboriginal period to the year eighteen hundred and ninety-five"

portrait from "The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut, from the a...

This image has been taken from scan 000325 from volume 03 of "The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut, from the aboriginal period to the year eighteen hundred and ninety-five". The title and subject terms o... More

portrait from "The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut, from the aboriginal period to the year eighteen hundred and ninety-five"

portrait from "The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut, from the a...

This image has been taken from scan 000671 from volume 02 of "The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut, from the aboriginal period to the year eighteen hundred and ninety-five". The title and subject terms o... More

The woes of the sabbatarian fanatic - they get greater every year / C.J. Taylor.

The woes of the sabbatarian fanatic - they get greater every year / C....

Print shows a vignette cartoon where a member of the clergy, a strict "Sabbatarian", observes people engaging in various Sunday activities; in the center vignette, Satan empathizes with the minister. Caption: ... More

portrait from "The Diamond Jubilee in Cheshire. A descriptive account of how the sixtieth year of the glorious reign of Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria, Empress of India, was celebrated in the County of Chester ... With numerous illustrations"

portrait from "The Diamond Jubilee in Cheshire. A descriptive account ...

This image has been taken from scan 000023 from "The Diamond Jubilee in Cheshire. A descriptive account of how the sixtieth year of the glorious reign of Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria, Empress of Ind... More

[Leontine Wright, niece of Wilbur and Orville, daughter of Lorin Wright, age one year]

[Leontine Wright, niece of Wilbur and Orville, daughter of Lorin Wrigh...

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 158. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in L... More

Lost in the desert the dramatic event of the year : written by Owen Davis.

Lost in the desert the dramatic event of the year : written by Owen Da...

D11768 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright, 1900, by The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print., Cincinnati & New York." No. 4647. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Royal Lilliputians, the sensation of the year a big comedy production by little people.

Royal Lilliputians, the sensation of the year a big comedy production ...

Caption: The Lilliputians at play. Created and "copyright 1900, The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." No. 4566. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The big scenic production, Man's enemy, or The downward path now in it's 4th year in England.

The big scenic production, Man's enemy, or The downward path now in it...

D3667 U.S. Copyright Office By Chas. A. Longdon and Eric Hudson. Caption: Sarah - "Pity he was not your husband. Grace - "It is; he would then have no cause to doubt his wife's fidelity." Created and "copyright... More

At Braemar and at Inverness, highland gatherings are held every year...

At Braemar and at Inverness, highland gatherings are held every year.....

Boy and girl doing dance, Scotland. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. No. 54. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress).

A church with a steeple and a green roof. Locknevi church built, religion.

A church with a steeple and a green roof. Locknevi church built, relig...

A church with a green roof and a green roof. A church with a green roof and a graveyard. Public domain stock photos related to religion and faith.

Gay New York a real comedy with music : the biggest success of the year.

Gay New York a real comedy with music : the biggest success of the yea...

Caption: Welcome to our city. Created and "copyright 1907 by The U.S. Lithograph Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." No. 10273. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Market St., San Francisco, from the Ferry Building, one year after the fire

Market St., San Francisco, from the Ferry Building, one year after the...

Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. No. 9745. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ca. SF; Ca. S- F- Earth.; Photog. Index; Shelf.

Lancaster (S.C.) Cotton Mills, Wesley Strand (with gun). Has been in mill 1 year. Been sick lately. Rochel Stokes. In mill 1 year. Said he had trouble and quit.  Location: Lancaster, South Carolina.

Lancaster (S.C.) Cotton Mills, Wesley Strand (with gun). Has been in m...

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Jossph Harris a 9 year old newsboy in Hartford, Conn. Been selling 1 1/2 years.  Location: Hartford, Connecticut.

Jossph Harris a 9 year old newsboy in Hartford, Conn. Been selling 1 1...

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Victoria Borsa, 1223 Catherine St., Philadelphia. 4 year old berry picker. Brother 7 years old. While I was photographing them, the mother was impatiently urging them to "pick, pick." Whites Bog, Brown Mills, N.J.  Location: Browns Mills, New Jersey.

Victoria Borsa, 1223 Catherine St., Philadelphia. 4 year old berry pic...

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A typical group of Postal Messengers in Norfolk, Virginia Smallest on left end, Wilmore Johnson, been there one year. Works days only. The Postal boys are not nearly so young, in Norfolk and also in other Virginia cities, as are the Western Union boys.  Location: Norfolk, Virginia.

A typical group of Postal Messengers in Norfolk, Virginia Smallest on ...

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All these boys are cutters in the Seacoast Canning Co., Factory #7. Ages range from 7 to 12. They live near the factory. Seven year old boy in front, Byron Hamilton, has a badly cut finger, but helps his brother regularly. Behind him is his brother, George, 11 years. He cut his finger half off while working. They and many other youngsters said they were always cutting their fingers. (See photo #2435 and label.) George earns $1.00 some days, $.75 usually. Some of the others said they earn $1.00 when they work all day. At times they start at 7 a.m., work all day and until midnight, but the work is very irregular. Names of those in photo are George Mathews, Johnny Rust, John Surles[?], Fulsom McCutchin (11 yrs.), Albert Robinson, Morris McConnell.  Location: Eastport, Maine.

All these boys are cutters in the Seacoast Canning Co., Factory #7. Ag...

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Bob Cook. Works in the Beaumont Mills, Spartenberg [sic], S.C. The youngest boy on the right hand end is Bob Cook works in spinning room #2. Said he had been working about a year. Began at 35 cents a day, now makes 50 cents. Their family bible gave his birthday June 25, 1901, making him 10 years old. Small boy on left end Emmett Capps been doffing one year. Doesn't seem to be 12 years old. The other boys are questionable.  Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Bob Cook. Works in the Beaumont Mills, Spartenberg [sic], S.C. The you...

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(For Child Welfare Exhibit 1912-13.) Nearly midnight, Ten year old newsboy selling in and around this saloon near Market Square, Providence, R.I. Flash-light photo.  Location: Providence, Rhode Island.

(For Child Welfare Exhibit 1912-13.) Nearly midnight, Ten year old new...

Picryl description: Public domain image of child labor, exploitation, children workers, economic conditions, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

The cotton pickers on this farm were temporary neighbors to the owner. Four adults and seven children. The latter as follows: one six year old boy picks one hundred pounds a day. His father said "He picks one hundred pounds every day." Two children of seven pick one hundred and fifty pounds a day each. One of nine years picks about two hundred pounds. Several from ten to fifteen pick three to four hundred pounds. The whole group picks a bale a day. (1,600 to 1,800) pounds a day.  Location: McKinney [vicinity], Texas.

The cotton pickers on this farm were temporary neighbors to the owner....

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7 year old oyster shucker. Speaks no English. Father and mother earn about $15 a week, and this little one works steady and her six year old brother same. Lowden Canning Co.  Location: Bluffton, South Carolina.

7 year old oyster shucker. Speaks no English. Father and mother earn a...

Picryl description: Public domain image of girl workers, child labor, working children, economic conditions, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

"Spider" Estes, fourteen year old doffer, been working in Guadalupe Valley Cotton Mills, one year. Violation of the law.  Location: Cuero, Texas.

"Spider" Estes, fourteen year old doffer, been working in Guadalupe Va...

Picryl description: Public domain photograph of child, child labor, farmer, early 20th-century farm, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

A 12 year old girl who has been working in Weave room of Conslidated i.e., Consolidated Duck Mills, La Grange, Ga., for one year and helping to support a father who works when sober. Location: La Grange, Georgia

A 12 year old girl who has been working in Weave room of Conslidated i...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 3429. Phrase "when sober" is underlined on caption card. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, ... More

Robert Paul, 216 Johnson Street. 10 year old newsy. Found at 11 P.M. with 12 papers near Seminole Hotel. Been at it 4 years. Often sells until midnight. He and brother make about $1.50 a day. Goes to school little. Sells around the College Inn.  Location: Jacksonville, Florida.

Robert Paul, 216 Johnson Street. 10 year old newsy. Found at 11 P.M. w...

Picryl description: Public domain image of child labor, exploitation, children workers, economic conditions, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Picryl description: Public domain image of byciclyst, bike, bicycle wheel, sport event, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Picryl description: Public domain image of byciclyst, bike, bicycle wh...

Picryl description: Public domain image of byciclyst, bike, bicycle wheel, sport event, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Picryl description: Public domain image of byciclyst, bike, bicycle wheel, sport event, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Picryl description: Public domain image of byciclyst, bike, bicycle wh...

Picryl description: Public domain image of byciclyst, bike, bicycle wheel, sport event, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Willie Roberts 11 year old delivery boy in Reiss Department Store.  Location: Mobile, Alabama.

Willie Roberts 11 year old delivery boy in Reiss Department Store. Lo...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a department store, commerce, shopping, main street, city downtown, early 20th-century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

[Nine year old Mollie Keller and her two sisters, 10 and 13 yrs old, pulling beets. The overalls are used by many girls and women. They said they begin sometimes at 5 A.M., usually about 6 or 7, -and work until 6 P.M. with an hour off at noon. An 8 yr old sister works some. These 4 children, with the father and mother, work a large plot of beets on contract for W.E. Damm, near Sterling Colo. Mr. Damm said this family would make from $800 to $900 this season, with two or three hundred dollars out for expenses]  Location: [Sterling vicinity, Colorado] / [Photo by Hine. Oct. 21/15]

[Nine year old Mollie Keller and her two sisters, 10 and 13 yrs old, p...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a farm, farmer, agriculture, early 20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Edgar Kitchen 13 yrs. old gets $3.25 a week working for the Bingham Bros. Dairy. Drives dairy wagon from 7 A.M. to noon. Works on farm in afternoon (10 hours a day) seven days a week--half day on Saturday. Thinks he will work steady this year and not go to school. See previous labels in June. Not in Div. 5 or 6. Lives in Bowling Green.  Location: Bowling Green [vicinity], Kentucky / Lewis W. Hine.

Edgar Kitchen 13 yrs. old gets $3.25 a week working for the Bingham Br...

Picryl description: Public domain photograph of child, child labor, farmer, early 20th-century farm, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

10 year old leaf boy and three "stringers" 10, 12, and 13 years old. Tobacco shed of American Sumatra Tobacco Co. In these two sheds were 41 girls and boys from 10 to 15 years old, and only 24 girls and women of 16 years and over. The leaf-boys get $1.50 a day and some of the stringers of 10 and 12 make $1.20 a day, according to the Supt.  Location: S[outh] Windsor, Connecticut / L.W. Hine.

10 year old leaf boy and three "stringers" 10, 12, and 13 years old. T...

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The health of the child is the power of the nation Children's year, April 1918 - April 1919 / / F. Luis Mora.

The health of the child is the power of the nation Children's year, Ap...

Poster showing a group of happy children on a hill. United States Children's Bureau and Woman's Committee of the Council of National Defense. Committee on Public Information, Division of Pictorial Publicity.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate First Class Tinisha Franklin, stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) speaks following her announcement as the Fleet Sea Sailor of the Year.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate First Class Tinisha Franklin, stationed aboa...

NORFOLK, Va. (Mar. 24, 2016) Aviation Boatswain's Mate First Class Tinisha Franklin, stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) speaks following her announcement as the Fleet Sea Sailor ... More

Denby and Weeks testified before the first meeting this year of the Committee on the Reorganization Admin. Branch of the Gov.

Denby and Weeks testified before the first meeting this year of the Co...

A group of men sitting around a table. Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Col. Lindbergh receives Harmon trophy. The highlight of today's session of the International Civil Aeronautics Conference was the presentation of the Harmon Trophy to Col. Charles A. Lindbergh, America's air ace. The trophy is awarded annually by the International League of Aviators to the man voted to have done the most for aeronautics that year In the photograph, left to right: William McCracken, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aviation; Pierre Etienne Flandin, Vice President of the International League of Aviators and chief of the French delegation to the air conference, who presented the trophy; Col. Lindbergh; and Orville Wright, Inventor of the first airplane in America

Col. Lindbergh receives Harmon trophy. The highlight of today's sessio...

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Fort Myer cavalry troop wins much coveted Goodrich Trophy. The Goodrich Trophy, awarded annually to the United States cavalry troop showing the best all around performance, was won this year by Troop E., 3rd Cavalry of Fort Myer, Virginia In this photograph, Maj. General Guy V. Henry, (left) U.S. Chief of Cavalry, is shown presenting the trophy to Capt. A.M. Shelton, who is in command of Troop E

Fort Myer cavalry troop wins much coveted Goodrich Trophy. The Goodric...

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F.M. Gay's annual barbecue given on his plantation every year

F.M. Gay's annual barbecue given on his plantation every year

Photograph shows crowds of African American and white people separated by a long counter covered with slices of bread at a barbecue in Alabama. Photographed as part of the "America eats" project for the Federa... More

This year's auxiliary leaders. Martha A. Hart (N.J.), National Junior Vice President; Anna Nagle (Massachusetts.), National President; Irma Hill Vogel (Ill.), National Senior Vice President

This year's auxiliary leaders. Martha A. Hart (N.J.), National Junior ...

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Lyman Bryson, famous forum leader, will discuss "Are we done with democracy?" at Roosevelt High 8th year of Des Moines Public Forum / / designed and produced by Iowa Art Program WPA.

Lyman Bryson, famous forum leader, will discuss "Are we done with demo...

Poster announcing a public forum to be held at Roosevelt High School, Des Moines, Iowa, at which Lyman Bryson will discuss the future of democracy. Date stamped on verso: Oct 29 1940. Work Projects Administrati... More

A black and white photo of a man wearing a hat. Ohio during Great Depression.

A black and white photo of a man wearing a hat. Ohio during Great Depr...

Picryl description: Public domain photograph of a worker, construction, carpenter, 1930s, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

In spotlight at American youth meeting. Washington, D.C. Oct. 12. The American Youth Commission, formulated a year ago by the American Council on Education to prepare a program for the care and education of youth, met at the United States Chamber of Commerce today to hear reports and plan the 1937 program. Here we see Owen D. Young, (right) Vice Chairman of the commission who presented today, and Dr. Homer P. Rainey of the commission

In spotlight at American youth meeting. Washington, D.C. Oct. 12. The ...

Two men in suits standing next to each other. Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Photograph of a 35 Year Old Stand of Jack Pine

Photograph of a 35 Year Old Stand of Jack Pine

Original caption: A 35 year old stand of jack pine thinned by CCC enrollees in the winter of 1934-35. Supt. Kellett is shown measuring the d.b.h. of one of the trees in the stand. Historic Photographs

Pearson's return home. Washington, D.C., Sept. 5. Drew Pearson, writer and co-author of the "Washington Merry Go Round" returned to his home here today with his wife's fiver year old son, Tyler Abell, "kidnapped" by Pearson from George Abell, also a writer and the former husband of the present Mrs. Pearson. Pearson took custody of the child on the British Isle of Sark, on the ground that Abell had taken the boy out of the United States without the mother's permission, assertedly contrary to court order, they are shown in the garden of the Pearson Home in Georgetown.

Pearson's return home. Washington, D.C., Sept. 5. Drew Pearson, writer...

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PRESIDENT SIGNS CHILD HEALTH DAY PROCLAMATION, WASHINGTON, D.C. APRIL 9. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT SIGNING A PROCLAMATION TODAY MAKING MAY 1 CHILD HEALTH DAY. THE DATE WAS ORIGINALLY SET ASIDE BY CONGRESS WHEN THEY PASSED A CHILD HEALTH ACT IN 1928. THE SLOGAN ADOPTED FOR THIS YEAR IS 'HEALTH PROTECTION FOR EVERY CHILD.' IN THE PHOTOGRAPH, L TO R: MISS KATHERINE [i.e. Katharine] LENROOT, DIRECTOR OF THE U.S. CHILDREN'S BUREAU; PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT; AND DR. EARLE G. BROWN, PRESIDENT OF STATE AND PROVINCIAL AUTHORITIES OF NORTH AMERICA

PRESIDENT SIGNS CHILD HEALTH DAY PROCLAMATION, WASHINGTON, D.C. APRIL ...

A black and white photo of a man sitting at a desk. Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Former Boy Scouts get together. Washington, D.C., May 21. Boy Scouts of yester year, whose path led to the Nation's legislative halls, got together this morning for an old fashioned breakfast of ham and eggs, the breakfast was held at the Senate restaurant, the occasion of the breakfast was a discussion of the Boy Scout Jamboree to be held in Washington, left to right: Sec. of Commerce Daniel Roper; Sen. William Gibbs McAdoo, D. of Calif.; James L. West, Pres. of the National Boy Scouts; and standing is Rep. Sol Bloom, New York

Former Boy Scouts get together. Washington, D.C., May 21. Boy Scouts o...

A black and white photo of a group of men sitting at a table. Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Trout flown to President Roosevelt. Washington, D.C., May 21. Erdorn W. Wood, 57 year old sportsman went to Mystery Pond, New Hampshire, swished 29 trout from its 75-foot dept and started to Washington and President Roosevelt with the catch. His newly constructed glass-bottomed boat drifted on the pond during a rain storm, while Wood, depending solely on fly-casting, hooked the Presidential meal. The trout measured from 9 to 16 inches. Left to right: Spencer Treherne, the pilot; Marvin McIntyre, Secretary to the President who received the fish for the President; and Erdorn Wood, the fisherman, 5/21/1937

Trout flown to President Roosevelt. Washington, D.C., May 21. Erdorn W...

Two men standing next to each other holding a box. Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Fifty-seven year old sharecropper woman. Hinds County, Mississippi. Black beads hung between the breasts are good for heart trouble

Fifty-seven year old sharecropper woman. Hinds County, Mississippi. Bl...

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Mine workers take new quarters. Washington, D.C., Dec. 27. The accounting division pictured above, was the first group of the United Mine Workers of America office force to establish [...] in the new U.M.W. building at 15th & Eye Sts. The building which was formerly occupied by the University Club, was taken over by the Mine Workers last summer and has just been given a complete renovation. The Mine Workers expect to fully occupy their new quarters soon after he first of the year

Mine workers take new quarters. Washington, D.C., Dec. 27. The account...

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Man living on "Scratch Hill" outside Atoka, Oklahoma. Atoka County, Oklahoma. "I'm going west because this country's through, there isn't anything here for anyone. I'm going west to Lubbock and Arizona. Last year I worked in the cotton"

Man living on "Scratch Hill" outside Atoka, Oklahoma. Atoka County, Ok...

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Douglas, Georgia. The "golden leaf," already graded by the farmers, sorted and wrapped in "tobacco sheets," rolls into town to the warehouse where the auctions are held every year

Douglas, Georgia. The "golden leaf," already graded by the farmers, so...

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Informs President SEC ready to proceed with investigation of insurance companies. Washington, D.C., Jan. 24. William O. Douglas, Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, leaving the White House today after reporting to President Roosevelt that the commission was ready to proceed with its investigation of insurance companies in connection with the present monopoly inquiry. He indicated the SEC would be concerned primarily with the investment and managerial phases of insurance company operation and said approximately $300,000 would be required to carry out the work in this calendar year, 1/24/38

Informs President SEC ready to proceed with investigation of insurance...

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Grower's camp for pickers on large pea ranch along ditch bank. Growers' camps in Imperial Valley and elsewhere have been much improved this year largely because of influence of Farm Security Administion (FSA) migrant camp program. Near Calipatria, Imperial Valley, California

Grower's camp for pickers on large pea ranch along ditch bank. Growers...

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Western Washington, Grays Harbor County, northeast of Elma. Hand irrigation on small rented subsistence farm. Family have been on place for one year

Western Washington, Grays Harbor County, northeast of Elma. Hand irrig...

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A group of people sitting on top of a car, possibly related to: On Saturday afternoon many high school students come to Dickinson's farm to ski. Mr Dickenson built a ski tow on his farm three years ago at a cost of one thousand dollars. This is the first year he had made any money, although business is increasing rapidly now. He has a small dairy farm and until the hurricane last year destroyed his entire grove of maple trees he made and sold maple syrup. Lisbon near Franconia, New Hampshire

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Title and other information from a possibly related negative. Image came to Library of Congress untitled. (There was no caption for this image in the FSA/OWI shelflist.) Appears to be related to negative LC-USF... More

Favors one million more for U.S. Army. Washington, D.C., Jan. 3. Rep. J. Buell Snyder of Pennsylvania, Chairman of a subcommittee in charge of the Army Appropriation Bill, today announced that his committee will be inclined to appropriate something like $100,000,000 more this year for national defense equipment than we did last year. The appropriation last year was $463,000,000, a peace time record, 1339

Favors one million more for U.S. Army. Washington, D.C., Jan. 3. Rep. ...

A black and white photo of a man giving a speech, Library of Congress Harris and Ewing collection Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955... More

A black and white photo of two women sitting in a field, North Carolina. Farm Security Administration photograph

A black and white photo of two women sitting in a field, North Carolin...

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Costume prize winners at Arts Club's Bal Boheme. Washington, D.C., April 10. Washington's annual costume ball, the Bal Boheme, took as its theme this year, 'Paris au Printemps'. Highlight of the evening was presentation of prizes for costumes. The winners were given their prizes by Senator Theodore Green of Rhode Island. Left to right. Most Original, Richard Hill as the trees and shrubs of Paris, Most Amusing, Samuel Staples as a Paris Stevedore, Senator Green, Most Beautiful, Marcia Evert and Parr Hanna, 4-10-39

Costume prize winners at Arts Club's Bal Boheme. Washington, D.C., Apr...

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Ten year old child of George Cowley Family (rural rehabilitation client). Her bones break exceptionally easy (diet deficiency said to be one of causes) and one leg has been broken five times and doesn't mend properly. Pike County, Alabama

Ten year old child of George Cowley Family (rural rehabilitation clien...

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AT YEAR'S FIRST LUNCHEON OF SENATE LADIES CLUB. WASHINGTON, D.C. JANUARY 10. MRS. FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT GREETS MRS. HOMER S. CUMMINGS, WIFE OF THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL, AS SHE ARRIVED TODAY TO ATTEND A LUNCHEON OF THE SENATE LADIES CLUB WHO WERE ENTERTAINED BY MRS. JOHN N. GARNER, CENTER, WIFE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT

AT YEAR'S FIRST LUNCHEON OF SENATE LADIES CLUB. WASHINGTON, D.C. JANUA...

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A black and white photo of men working in a field. Great Depression FFSA / OWI Negatives

A black and white photo of men working in a field. Great Depression FF...

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A couple of women sitting next to each other, North Carolina. Farm Security Administration photograph

A couple of women sitting next to each other, North Carolina. Farm Sec...

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Alabama. Farmers during Great Depression. A black and white photo of a group of people.

Alabama. Farmers during Great Depression. A black and white photo of a...

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A black and white photo of men working in a field. Great Depression FFSA / OWI Negatives

A black and white photo of men working in a field. Great Depression FF...

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Gas rationing booklet. This is the inside of the front cover and the first page of the new "A" gasoline coupon book, which motorists in the East Coast rationed area will need to obtain their basic rations of gasoline when the coupon plan goes into effect in July. Instructions appearing inside the front cover warn holders against tearing out the coupons and presenting them loose at a service station. The six coupons on the first page are marked "A-1," which means they may be used at any time during the first two months after the plan goes into effect. Coupons on the following pages are numbered "A-2," "A-3," etc., and will be good during the respective two-month periods. The book rations gasoline for the period of one year

Gas rationing booklet. This is the inside of the front cover and the f...

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A black and white photo of a man on a boat in a river. Kentucky during Great Depression.

A black and white photo of a man on a boat in a river. Kentucky during...

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Pears rotting on the ground. Placer County, California. There was no market for these hard pears this year, nor has there been much of one for the last ten years. Better methods of refrigeration make it possible to ship a softer pear east and the war has closed the European markets

Pears rotting on the ground. Placer County, California. There was no m...

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Walter M. Gaylord syruping off the maple sap has finally boiled down in the King evaporator to the correct syrup consistancy. He averages about 150 gallons annually, but this year tapped only 600 of his 1000 trees because of unusually deep snow and late spring. He owns several farms; in this particular unit there are eighty acres. It has been in his family for three generations. He has about forty head of cattle, raises poultry and potatoes

Walter M. Gaylord syruping off the maple sap has finally boiled down i...

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Eighty year old corn farmer. Harrison County, Iowa

Eighty year old corn farmer. Harrison County, Iowa

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Gas rationing booklet. This is the back cover of the new "A" gasoline coupon book, which motorists in the East Coast rationed area will need to obtain their basic rations of gasoline when the coupon plan goes into effect in July. The book cover contains a statement requesting conservation of gasoline and tires. It also instructs finders of lost books to return them to the nearest rationing board. The book rations gasoline for the period of one year

Gas rationing booklet. This is the back cover of the new "A" gasoline ...

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Dry creek bed in Kimble county, Texas. It is characteristic of these streams to be dry most of the year

Dry creek bed in Kimble county, Texas. It is characteristic of these s...

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Threshing wheat on Beerman's ranch at Emblem, Wyoming. He has about 160 acres (quarter section), about forty-three in wheat, the rest in oats, beans, and alfalfa.  This year he is getting between fifty-five and sixty bushels per acre, whereas ordinarily he gets about forty bushels wheat per acre.  He has lived on the place forty years and owned it for the past twenty.

Threshing wheat on Beerman's ranch at Emblem, Wyoming. He has about 16...

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Threshing wheat on Beerman's ranch at Emblem, Wyoming. He has about 160 acres (quarter section), about forty-three in wheat, the rest in oats, beans, and alfalfa.  This year he is getting between fifty-five and sixty bushels per acre, whereas ordinarily he gets about forty bushels wheat per acre.  He has lived on the place forty years and owned it for the past twenty.

Threshing wheat on Beerman's ranch at Emblem, Wyoming. He has about 16...

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Wife of farmer newly arrived on the Vale-Owyhee irrigation project. This is their first year of farming on this land and until they get their land cleared and under cultivation they are living in a tent

Wife of farmer newly arrived on the Vale-Owyhee irrigation project. Th...

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A black and white photo of a group of people. Office of War Information Photograph

A black and white photo of a group of people. Office of War Informatio...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Farm Security Administration (1937-1942). The photographs of the Farm S... More

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Constantine P. Lihas, a twenty-one year old Greek-American soldier, formerly a material handler at the General Electric Company plant at Pittsburgh. Both parents were born in Greece; father came to the United States in 1906, mother in 1921. He was born in this country and has been in the army five months. Lihas in a decontamination outfit

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Constantine P. Lihas, a twenty-one year old Gr...

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Flathead Valley special area project, Montana. Some of John Wardnow's land which he intends to clear this year

Flathead Valley special area project, Montana. Some of John Wardnow's ...

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Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Constantine P. Lihas, a twenty-one year old Greek-American soldier, formerly a material handler at the General Electric Company plant at Pittsburgh. Both parents were born in Greece; father came to the United States in 1906, mother in 1921. He was born in this country and has been in the army five months. Lihas at mess

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Constantine P. Lihas, a twenty-one year old Gr...

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Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Feeding an SNC advanced training plane its essential supply of gasoline is done by sailor mechanics at the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas. Standing on the wing is Floyd Helphrey who came from Iowa to join the Navy early in the year. At right is W. Gardner of Illinois who used to be a crane operator

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Feeding an SNC advanced trainin...

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Edward R. Stettinius Jr., and President Roosevelt. Edward R. Stettinius Jr., lend-lease Administrator, discusses the Seventh lend-lease Report which he has just handed to the President for transmittal to congress. The report showed that lend-lease aid had increased more than a third in the last three months and was now being provided at the rate of $10,000,000,000 a year

Edward R. Stettinius Jr., and President Roosevelt. Edward R. Stettiniu...

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Lititz, Pennsylvania. Honor roll in the hall of the Lititz Borough Public School, showing which classes have 100 percent record for buying war stamps and bonds for the week. During the week of November 12th, out of the 845 children in the school, 780 children bought four hundred seventy-three dollars and ninety-five cents worth of stamps and bonds; two thousand seven hundred twenty-seven dollars and thirty cents worth this year

Lititz, Pennsylvania. Honor roll in the hall of the Lititz Borough Pub...

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Richwood, West Virginia. Chamber of Commerce sponsors a pagent called "Spuds and Splinters" once a year

Richwood, West Virginia. Chamber of Commerce sponsors a pagent called ...

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New York, New York. The Di Costanzo family, owners of a restaurant on Mulberry Street, hold their annual family dinner in the restaurant on New Year's Eve. There are few customers on that night. At left is a flag and picture of their son who is in the United States Army. Two of the Di Costanzo girls at their New Year's family party

New York, New York. The Di Costanzo family, owners of a restaurant on ...

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Barstow (vicinity), California. Cultivated fields along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad between Barstow and San Bernardino, California. This area raises several crops of alfalfa a year

Barstow (vicinity), California. Cultivated fields along the Atchison, ...

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