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St. Jerome interrupting his work of translating the Hebrew and Greek texts of the Bible to remove a thorn from a lion's paw

An elegiack tribute to the sacred dust of the Reverend and worthy Mr. Seaborn Cotton pastour of the Church of Christ at Hampton in New England: who was disharged from his work and office, to be admitted into Heaven, April 20th 1686. [Boston: Pri

Boston, April 10, 1729. Reverend Sir, The New-England chronology staying for the remarkables of your place, and the composer being unwilling to send it to the press without them, that so the work may be as compleat as possible --- You are theref

The several methods of blowing and casting plate glass with the men at work

A Glass House. The Glass-Makers at Work

To the freeholders of New-York. To-day, Fellow-citizens, most of you have an important work to do, under the immediate eye of the representatives of confederated America.- you are to discover by your conduct, whether you are in earnest or not, i

[Title page and dedication page of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft (Boston, 1792); Dedication page is handwritten: "Presented to the Library of Congress by a great admirer of this earliest work for woman's right to equality...ever penned by a woman...(signed) Susan B. Anthony, Rochester, N.Y., Jan 1, 1904"]

Plan for raising by loan a sum of money for the purpose of carrying on the work of The Schuylkill and Susquehanna Canal till the end of the present year 1794.

The closet companion: an help to serious persons, in the important duty of self-examination. Intended to be fixed up on the Christian's usual place of retirement, in order to remind him of, as well as to assist him in, the work ... [Signed] G. B

Norwich, (Conn) July 30, 1802. Sir, Presuming you to be a gentleman who is willing to aid and encourage the publication of an invaluable work, I have taken the liberty to present you with a proposal for publishing one of that nature, entitled, a

Thomas Jefferson, 1803, Calendar of Farm Work

Thomas Munroe, Superintendent of the City to Thomas Jefferson, July 3, 1804, Statement on Behavior of Work Crews

[Family group - Smith, his wife and six children pointing at examples of their work]

A new cock wanted. Or work for the plumber / [Rowlandson].

Proposals, the following splendid work entitled The Presidency of the United States by A. B. Woodward is now in hand, and will shortly be offered to the public in pamphlet form ... Washington City, May 19, 1825.

Piratical barbarity [Woodcut] Representation of the horrid massacre of the unfortunate crew of the Sloop Eliza-Ann, by the pirates, March 1825. Just published a new and interesting work, entitled Piratical barbarity or the female captire ... and

To the voters of Washington City. John P. Van Ness, the present mayor, having overcome the "reluctance" which he officially declared had influenced his first acceptance of the office, is now actively engaged in the hopeless work of removing that

A Select Committee of Enquiry hard at work

Slaughtering Sam'l Work; on his own hook. Alton, Ill's. The subscriber has erected a large and convenient house and pens, in the city of Alton, near Shields' Branch, for the purpose of carrying on the slaughtering and dressing of beef, hogs and

New publication.. The true republican: containing the inaugural addresses, together with the first annual address and messages of all the presidents of the United States ... This work is well printed on good paper, and new type, 12 mo size; hand

A fact. About this time last year, whilst I was working in the employ of Mr. J. T. Towers, a conversation occurred between Mr. Lenox and myself to this effect ... I replied that my day's work was done, that we worked on the ten hour system ... R

Trellis work for openings of ventilation in Hall of Representatives

Dome of U.S. Capitol, sketch of proposed hoisting arrangement for setting iron work of three sections above peristyle

Trellis work for openings of ventilation in Hall of Representatives

[Side view of relief work of chair or bench]

Dome of U.S. Capitol, sketch of proposed hoisting arrangement for setting iron work ...

Trellis work for openings of ventilation in Hall of Representatives

Trellis work for openings of ventilation in Hall of Representatives

Arrangement of trellis work for ventilation in Hall of Representatives

Trellis work for panels in ceiling of corridors

Boston investigator. ... Extra. Boston, April 1855. Dear Sir- We wish to make an effort to increase the circulation of the Boston investigator, and believing you to be willing to assist in the work, we take the liberty to forward you our prospec

[Diploma Awarded By The American Institute. To J. & R. Lamb, For Church Furniture. The Altar, Reading Desk and Statue carvings by the above exhibitors are noble examples of carved wood work in the Gothic Style. Medal of Special Award. Exhibition of 1872 [signed] New York Nov. 20th, 1872]

City of Boston. Boston water work ... You are hereby notified that the water will be stopped upon your premises for about three hours, for the purpose of making repairs on the works A. Stanwood. S pt. of Repairs of E. Division. [Nov. 13, 1860].

[Sketch of plaster work in ceiling and interior wall]

No. 2 plan of fort for Sta. Rosa Id., Pensacola Harbour, shewing the general dimensions and the relations of the several parts of the work.

Work, McCouch & Co. to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, January 30, 1861 (Recommends Cameron)

Trestle work (no. 1,) on City Point & Army R. R.

Cooper, Parham & Work to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, January 31, 1861 (Recommend Cameron for cabinet)

Trestle work (no. 2,) on City Point & Army R. R.

[Peasants going to work] / J.F. Millet.

The Army telegraph - setting up the wire during an action The Army telegraph - the operator at work / / sketched by Mr. A.R. Waud. A signal station at night / sketched Mr. Theodore R. Davis.

Charles Jones and Isaac Fuller to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, November 13, 1863 (Praise General Busteed for his work in the recent political campaign)

... The ladies in charge are happy to announce that they have completed the arrangements for the inauguration of this great work in behalf of the Sanitary and Christian commissions ... [Washington, D. C. Jan. 12, 1864].

The "Rail splitter" at work repairing the Union.

Casemated Field Work in the Union Siege lines at Petersburg

An historical work.

Order of exercises at the Boston music hall, on Saturday evening, February 4th, 1865 to celebrate the progress of freedom's great work in the United States of America. Boston. Wright & Potter, printers, 4 Spring Lane.

David D. Porter / photographed by Brady, expressly for this work.

Vinnie Ream at work upon her Lincoln bust which rests upon the stand she used in the White House while President Lincoln posed for her

[Fort Fisher, defensive work protecting the entrance to the port of Wilmington, North Carolina, captured by the Federals, Jan. 15, 1865].

Fraternite Universelle, [Schultz work of Lincoln and other famous men].

Lessons for the uninitiated - pickpockets at work on the city railroad cars, New York / F. Beard del.

Trestle work - Promontory Point, Salt Lake Valley

Patent Office, Washington, D.C. - examiners at work

Work on the last mile of the Pacific Railroad--Mingling of European with Asiatic laborers / sketched by A. R. Waud.

Patent-office, Washington, D.C.--examiners at work / sketched by Theo. R. Davis.

Frost work

Chinese cheap labor in Louisiana - Chinamen at work on the Milloudon Sugar Plantation

"Chinese cheap labor" in Louisiana - Chinamen at work on the Milloudon Sugar Plantation

It is a bad rule that don't work both ways / Th. Nast.

[Kitchen cabinets and work area]

Grant to Hayes - I guess that reform bait wont work this side. Better try and anti-Catholic worm

[Prisoners returning from work on Blackwell's Island, N.Y. C.]

Work in Horticultural Hall

Work for your master

Lattice work

Carpenters at work

I'll work for Jesus [target and 1 pg. only]

Loafers and laborers. Uncle Sam--(At the end of his patience and his territory) "Now, durn your pesky copper skins, you've got to work or jump!"

The Tile Club at work / Drawn by C.S. Reinhart.

Peons at work near Rascon

The tables turned - how our streets will look next year as a result of the Chinese invasion [caricature of Chinese men as babysitters and servants, man carrying sign "Chinamen for all work," and Chinese laundry; women stand by with nothing to do]

Washington, D.C. - the meteorological work of the United States Signal Service. Interior of the "Fact Room," where the weather probabilities are made up

Hyenas at work / Gillam.

The Old Mechanic's Bell tower [erected by shipwrights about 1800 at Goerck and Stanton streets near the East River, N.Y.C. The tolling of the bell marked the end of a ten-hour day, an act of protest against the employers' practice of compelling artisans to work from "dark to dark"]

The Channel Tunnel Work at Dover [England]: view from the Admiralty Pier,...

The Channel Tunnel Work at Dover [England]: view showing where the shaft is sunk & Beaumont & English's compressed-air tunneling machine

Work for me

Steam-hammer in full work

She used to read to me when I was at work

Work for the master

Work for the master

Ohio - the mining troubles in Hocking Valley - scene in the town of Buchtel - the striking miners' reception of "Blackleg" workmen when returning from their work escorted by a detachment of Pinkerton's detectives / from a sketch by Joseph Becker ; Hyde.

Road making machine - at work on roads of St. James on Gulf, Florida

A "hold up" that will not work

Making bessemer steel at Pittsburgh - the converters at work / drawn by Charles Graham.

The dummy at work

Firemen at work, 1733 (From an old Fire Certificate)

A day's work ended / drawn by Matt Morgan.

"All Having to Work Together" Custer County, Nebraska.

Dr. John Scott Mrs. Harrison's father, aged 89, at work in the Pension Office, for A.P.A., Nov. 16.

[View of the South side of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from Bluff St., showing railroad trestle work down to river]

[Central Dome, interior view, showing exhibit of art work and vases, Paris Exposition, 1889]

The professor of tattooing at work

[Diorama in the History of Work exhibit showing early Greek pottery making, Paris Exposition, 1889]

[History of Work exhibit showing diorama of people from the Polished Stone Age building a dolman, polishing a hatchet, and making pottery, Paris Exposition, 1889]

[Diorama in the History of Work exhibit showing Stone Age people making flint instruments, Paris Exposition, 1889]

[History of Work diorama showing Samoyedes with tepee and reindeer pulling sled, Paris Exposition, 1889]

[Diorama in the History of Work exhibit, demonstrating early bronze casting, Paris Exposition, 1889]

Miners of the Comstock, as they work under ground. Ophir mine. Gould & Curry mine. Three Bickell brothers who lost their lives in the fire in Gold Hill mine, April 7th, 1869. Savage mine. Chollar mine