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A beautiful camera fiend tempter

A beautiful camera fiend tempter

Woman in bathing suit lying on beach.

The serenade / B.W. ; by B. Wennerberg.

The serenade / B.W. ; by B. Wennerberg.

Illustration shows an attractive young woman wearing a green swimsuit, sitting on a beach where a lobster has come to the surface with a banjo to serenade her.

[Myrtle Reeves, Lillian Langston, and Edith Roberts posed on rock in water for Mack Sennett Productions] / Evans, L.A.

[Myrtle Reeves, Lillian Langston, and Edith Roberts posed on rock in w...

J231681 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Evans Studio. No. K-28.

[Roxy McGowan and Mary Thurman in bathing suits, with one taking the other's picture on beach, posed for Mack Sennett Productions] / Evans Studio, L.A.

[Roxy McGowan and Mary Thurman in bathing suits, with one taking the o...

J231696 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Evans Studio, L.A. No. E28.

[The Women's Radio Corps]

[The Women's Radio Corps]

Three women in uniforms and trench coats standing by official automobile. J232939 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C.

[Myrtle Lind. A young woman posed with a Graflex camera on a beach]

[Myrtle Lind. A young woman posed with a Graflex camera on a beach]

J233786 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo copyrighted by Evans, Los Angeles, California. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Beach scenes; Cameras; P.I.; Shelf.

Delegates to the first International Congress of Working Women to be held in Washington

Delegates to the first International Congress of Working Women to be h...

12 named women outside of building. Photograph by the National Photo Company. LC-F8-5563.

Conferring over ratification [of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution] at  [National Woman's Party] headquarters, Jackson Pl[ace] [Washington, D.C.].  L-R Mrs. Lawrence Lewis, Mrs. Abby Scott Baker, Anita Pollitzer, Alice Paul, Florence Boeckel, Mabel Vernon (standing, right)

Conferring over ratification [of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Consti...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of six National Woman's Party members gathered around a table. Left to R: Dora Lewis (seated), Abby Scott Baker (seated), Anita Pollitzer (standing), Alice Paul ... More

Republican Convention. L-R: Mrs. James Rector, Ohio, Mary Dubrow, N.J., Alice Paul, N.J.

Republican Convention. L-R: Mrs. James Rector, Ohio, Mary Dubrow, N.J....

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of Mrs. James Rector, Mary Dubrow, and Alice Paul standing outside and holding a banner, "No self respecting woman should wish or work for the success of a party... More

The Public Health Nurse is a friend and gets met at the station! In more than one rural district she rides around on the back of a horse or a burro herself - up the rocky beds of streams to far away cabins, across southern mountains, and over the plains of the West.

The Public Health Nurse is a friend and gets met at the station! In mo...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of a public health nurse, outside with hat and bag, standing next to burro carrying four children.

[Group of girls in Greek dance]

[Group of girls in Greek dance]

Photograph shows a group of young women, wearing loose fitting costumes performing a Greek dance outdoors. Copyright 1920 by Underwood & Underwood. Title devised by Library staff.

[Carol Deis, soprano, half-length portrait, facing front]
In the surf, Wildwood Villas, Villas, N. J.

In the surf, Wildwood Villas, Villas, N. J.

Photograph shows groups of young women in bathing suits running shoulder to shoulder through the water along the beach. No. 2169. Title from item.

[Women modeling clothing]

[Women modeling clothing]

Sport suit, June 11, 1920. No. 5203-9. Photo by Bain News Service. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Fashion.

[Woman modeling hat and suit with long coat and fur collar]

[Woman modeling hat and suit with long coat and fur collar]

J242169 U.S. Copyright Office Photoprint by Joel Feder 16 July 1920, copyright by S. Davis, N.Y. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; Hats; Clothing...... More

Dorothea

Dorothea

Woman modeling dress and hat, standing, full-length, facing right, looking downward. J242133 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by J.A. Migel Inc.

[Woman with headphones listening to radio]

[Woman with headphones listening to radio]

Photograph shows women sitting next to radio listening to radio broadcast by holding headphones to ears. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood, N. Y. No. 291488F. Title devised by Library staff.

[Margaret Sanger, half-length portrait, seated behind desk, surrounded by twelve other women] / Underwood & Underwood Studios, N.Y.

[Margaret Sanger, half-length portrait, seated behind desk, surrounded...

Forms part of: Margaret Sanger Papers (Library of Congress).

Gov[ernor] Emmett D. Boyle of Nevada signing resolution for ratification of Nineteenth Amendment to Constitution of U.S. - Mrs. Sadie D. Hurst who presented the resolution, Speaker of the Assembly D.J. Fitzgerald and group of Suffrage Women, Feb. 7, 1920, Carson City, Nevada

Gov[ernor] Emmett D. Boyle of Nevada signing resolution for ratificati...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of group of suffragists watching the governor of Nevada sign resolution for ratification in his office.

The entertainer

The entertainer

Postcard showing full-length portrait of a woman, standing, facing front, wearing hat and short skirt. J253158 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On photo: "Mushet." On photo: "c Butler Cafe Revue, Seattle."

Zion City, Ill., destroys 80,000 pint bottles of beer

Zion City, Ill., destroys 80,000 pint bottles of beer

Mrs. Graze Knippen of Zion City holding up bottle of beer as she helps get rid of the beer. National Photo Co. Collection. Copyrighted by Press Illustrating Service, N.Y.

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[President and Mrs. Harding and Vice President and Mrs. Coolidge standing at Union Station, on their arrival for the inauguration]

[President and Mrs. Harding and Vice President and Mrs. Coolidge stand...

National Photo Company Collection. Item in album: v. 1, p. 2, no. 12443.

Annie Oakley, with gun Buffalo Bill gave her / staff photo.

Annie Oakley, with gun Buffalo Bill gave her / staff photo.

Annie Oakley, full-length portrait, facing front. NYWT&S staff photograph. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

[National Woman's Party members standing in line with banners during the dedication ceremonies for the Alva E. Belmont House, 1922.]

[National Woman's Party members standing in line with banners during t...

Title derived by Library of Congress staff. Summary: Photograph of National Woman's Party members assembling in street with banners. Among the banners are those reading "Nebraska," "California Republic," Connec... More

Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger

Portrait, half figure, facing right. Photo by Underwood & Underwood. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Four prize winners in annual beauty show, Washington Bathing Beach, Washington, D.C.]

[Four prize winners in annual beauty show, Washington Bathing Beach, W...

Left to right: Gay Gatley, Eva Fridell, Anna Neibel, Iola Swinnerton. National Photo Company Collection.

Col. Sherrell, Supt. of Public Buildings and Grounds, has issued an order that bathing suits at the Wash[ington] bathing beach must not be over six inches above the knee ...

Col. Sherrell, Supt. of Public Buildings and Grounds, has issued an or...

Photo shows Bill Norton, the bathing beach "cop", using a tape measure to determine the distance between a woman's knee and the bottom of her bathing suit on a beach in Washington, D.C. Title from item In album... More

Bathing beaches - New York beauties at Atlantic City carnival

Bathing beaches - New York beauties at Atlantic City carnival

Four young women wearing bathing suits. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

[Betty Compson, half length portrait, standing, with umbrella, in bathing suit, facing slightly right, eating Eskimo Pie. Movie star]

[Betty Compson, half length portrait, standing, with umbrella, in bath...

J258921 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo copyrighted by E.D. Leshin. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. Index; Ice cream; BI; Shelf.

[Dorothy Gish, actress, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, in Spanish costume]

[Dorothy Gish, actress, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, i...

Photograph by Bain News Service, N.Y.C. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Hazel MacKaye, noted pageant director, who is in charge of the big outdoor Pageant to be held in the Garden of the Gods - Sept. 16 - Colorado Springs

Hazel MacKaye, noted pageant director, who is in charge of the big out...

Summary: Informal portrait, full-length, Hazel MacKaye, turned to the left, facing camera, standing outdoors in front of a lake. Title and information transcribed from item. Deleted from original caption is pas... More

[Group portrait of women in Turkish clothing] / Sebah & Joaillier.

[Group portrait of women in Turkish clothing] / Sebah & Joaillier.

Title devised by Library staff. No. 944. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress).

[Side view of a Ford sedan with four passengers and a woman getting in on the driver's side]

[Side view of a Ford sedan with four passengers and a woman getting in...

J265094 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Sales Equipment Co., Detroit.

Madame Alla Nazimova, the great Emotional actress, picks up the Purple White & Gold  Banner of the National Woman's Party in token of her Allegiance to Equality for men and women. Mme. Nazimova has just become a Founder of the Woman's Party.

Madame Alla Nazimova, the great Emotional actress, picks up the Purple...

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Informal portrait, three-quarter length, Alla Nazimova, looking up, standing with tricolor NWP banner draped across chest. Verso: "Photos & Publicity File N... More

Miss Davis
Mrs. Pethick-Lawrence of England, Mme. Hoda Charaoni, of Egypt, Mlle. Ceza Nabaraoiri, of Egypt - all members of the International Advisory Council of the National Woman's Party, and Mrs. Elizabeth Culbertson, of Meadville, Pennsylvania, confer at National Woman's Party Headquarters.

Mrs. Pethick-Lawrence of England, Mme. Hoda Charaoni, of Egypt, Mlle. ...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of (left to right) Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence, Hoda Charasoui, Ceza Nabaraoui, and Elizabeth Culbertson, standing on front steps outside of building. Photograph p... More

Miss Elizabeth Owens christens Sikorsky plane, [5/8/25]

Miss Elizabeth Owens christens Sikorsky plane, [5/8/25]

Washington Post, May 9 1925 Yorktown Airplane Service Instituted Six days were required by messengers on horseback to carry news of Cornwallis' defeat from Yorktown, Va., to New York in 1781. Yesterday the sa... More

Behind the scenes at the circus

Behind the scenes at the circus

Photo shows Miss Lillian Leitzel, star with Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey circus helping Dolly Jahn celebrate her birthday.

Mrs. Edw. Browning

Mrs. Edw. Browning

Photograph shows American actress Peaches Browning (1910-1956), born Frances Belle Heenan, known for her marriage to New York businessman, Edward West "Daddy" Browning (1875-1934). (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012)

An Irish colleen

An Irish colleen

Nude young woman holding large four-leaf clover in front of herself. Copyright by Exhibit Supply Co. No. A-742-15.

Garden of loveliness

Garden of loveliness

Left side of nude woman, full-length, standing, facing left, holding drape alongside herself. Copyright by Exhibit Supply Co. No. A-789-8. No copyright renewal.

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