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Grigor'ev's bell of 1655 in process of being raised into structure where it was to hang - shows winches, block and tackle, etc.

Grigor'ev's bell of 1655 in process of being raised into structure whe...

Illus. in: Eric Palmquist, Nagre widh sidste kongl. ambassaden till tzaren muskow, 1674, leaf 20. Ref. copy may be in SSF(Gr) - BELLS. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

A block for the wigs - or, the new state whirligig

A block for the wigs - or, the new state whirligig

Cartoon shows a carousel on which sit government ministers Charles Fox, Lord North, Edmund Burke and Admiral Keppel. Beam in the center of the carousel platform is a pillar topped by a bust of King George III, ... more

A view of a saw mill and block house upon Fort Anne Creek ...which on Gen. Burgoyne's army advancing was set fire to by the Americans

A view of a saw mill and block house upon Fort Anne Creek ...which on ...

Title from item. Published in: Travels through the interior parts of America. In a series of letters / Thomas Anburey. London : W. Lane, 1789.

A view of the saw-mill & block house upon Fort Anne Creek, the property of Genl. Skeene, which on Genl. Burgoyne's army advancing, was set fire to, by the Americans

A view of the saw-mill & block house upon Fort Anne Creek, the propert...

Print shows a sawmill belonging to loyalist Philip Skene and the blockhouse at Fort Anne which were burned by American forces, reteating in advance of the British army under the command of General Burgoyne. Tit... more

[Domestic cat standing on a block and a puppy with its front paws on the block]

[Domestic cat standing on a block and a puppy with its front paws on t...

Title devised by Library staff. Printed with number in upper right corner: 7. Inscribed in pencil on verso: 1227 U 5 D 57.

The decapitation of a great block head by the mysterious agency of the claret coloured coat

The decapitation of a great block head by the mysterious agency of the...

A cryptic and anonymous satire probably referring to the 1834 "decapitation" of the wooden figure-head of Andrew Jackson, placed on the ship "Constitution" when it was refitted at Boston. The deed was perpetrat... more

Miss D. Y. Emerson; will commence the Spring term of her school; on Monday April 8th, in Buttrick's block 3d door Market Street ... Lowell, March 13, 1844.

Miss D. Y. Emerson; will commence the Spring term of her school; on Mo...

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 58, Folder 15.

[Block making machine that produced wooden blocks for block and tackle, primarily for the ship industry]

[Block making machine that produced wooden blocks for block and tackle...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Cyclopædia of useful arts, mechanical and chemical, manufactures, mining, and engineering / ed. by Charles Tomlinson.... London : New York, G. Virtue & co., 1854. Publ... more

Temple block, with tabernacle, Salt Lake City

Temple block, with tabernacle, Salt Lake City

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1857 July 11. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Block house, upper Cascades, Columbia River - scene of a massacre of whites by the Indians, view taken May 1860

Block house, upper Cascades, Columbia River - scene of a massacre of w...

Photograph shows a blockhouse and another building in a clearing in a densely wooded area along the Columbia River in the Cascade Range. Title from item. In album: [British Northwest Boundary Commission and Rel... more

[Unidentified woman, possibly a nurse, during the Civil War] / W. C. North, photographer, Devereux Block, Utica, N.Y.
[Unidentified woman, possibly a nurse, during the Civil War] / P. H. Benedict, National Gallery, Granger Block, directly over the Post Office, Syracuse, N.Y.
Springfield block, passenger depot, sheds and yard for Army horses, I.C.R.R., levee of Ohio River, Kentucky

Springfield block, passenger depot, sheds and yard for Army horses, I....

Photograph shows a view of the levee and boats along the Ohio River; Union horse stables, and the Illinois Central Chicago and Cairo railroad, Cairo, Illinois.

Bridge and block house on Orange and Alexandria R.R. near Bull Run, Va.

Bridge and block house on Orange and Alexandria R.R. near Bull Run, Va...

No. 4795. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Harry J. Goodrich "Sunbeam Gallery," B. E. Terrill, photographer, 147 & 149 S. Clark St., Morrison Block, Chicago.

Harry J. Goodrich "Sunbeam Gallery," B. E. Terrill, photographer, 147 ...

On recto: Sincerely yours, Harry J. Goodrich. On verso: Chicago, Ills., Oct. 18, 1866. Originally in album belonging to Joel B. Clough, Civilian Engineer, United States Military Railroad, 1863 and 1864. Gift; F... more

J street, Sacramento, from Hastings' Block

J street, Sacramento, from Hastings' Block

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1201. LOT subdivision subject: Sacramento. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

A grand fair for sick and disabled soldiers and sailors, and soldiers' widows and orphans will be held at the Horse-Guard armory, Bacon's Block, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 1st, 2d, and 3d [1868].

A grand fair for sick and disabled soldiers and sailors, and soldiers'...

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 72, Folder 50.

Drake's Block, cor. Wabash Ave. and Washington St.

Drake's Block, cor. Wabash Ave. and Washington St.

Photo shows the ruins of the Drake Block in Chicago, which was destroyed by fire in September 1870 (before the Great Chicago Fire of 1871). Stereo by Copelin & Melander. No. 177, printed on front. No. 63, writ... more

Drake's Block, cor. Wabash Ave. and Washington St.

Drake's Block, cor. Wabash Ave. and Washington St.

Photo shows the ruins of the Drake Block in Chicago, which was destroyed by fire in September 1870 (before the Great Chicago Fire of 1871). Stereo by Copelin & Melander. No. 177, printed on front. No. 43, writ... more

Chips of the old block

Chips of the old block

Stereograph shows a small boy chipping with ax. Stereo copyrighted by Melander & Bro. No. 104. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

U.S. Reports: Block v. Commissioners - Commissioners v. Block, 99 U.S. 686 (1879)

U.S. Reports: Block v. Commissioners - Commissioners v. Block, 99 U.S....

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 99; October Term, 1878; Block v. Commissioners - Commissioners v. Block

Bank of Erie Block, Erie, Kansas
Chip 'o the old block R.L. Scott's funniest play on earth.

Chip 'o the old block R.L. Scott's funniest play on earth.

Z62733 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: I'm givin you a straight tip. Created and "copyright 1894, The Gribler Bank Note Company, Chicago, U.S.A." No. 148. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Chip 'o the old block R.L. Scott's funniest play on earth.

Chip 'o the old block R.L. Scott's funniest play on earth.

Z62734 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: You've sent for me and I have came. Created and "copyright 1894, The Gribler Bank Note Company, Chicago, U.S.A." No. 149. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Libra... more

Fort Snelling block house
A) Locust B) Block #54795
Block house no. 11, near Manila, Philippine Islands

Block house no. 11, near Manila, Philippine Islands

4 people in foregrd. Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood (Strohmeyer & Wyman, publishers, New York, N.Y.). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

The Last of Spain's army--at their block house, Cienfuegos, Cuba

The Last of Spain's army--at their block house, Cienfuegos, Cuba

Group of soldiers probably Cuban, in front of an octogonal fortress. 29463 U.S. Copyright Office.

A Spanish block house, Cienfuegos, Cuba

A Spanish block house, Cienfuegos, Cuba

Two men and two peasant boys in front of square wooden, fortification. 29504 U.S. Copyright Office.

Old Block House, Fort Mackinac, Michigan
Russian block house

Russian block house

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Photo by Lomen Bros., Nome. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

[Old block house, Fort Snelling, Minn.]
Walker Block, Detroit, Mich.
City block, probably in Kearney, Nebraska.
[Detroit, Mich., Walker Block]
Puff Block Crepe modeled by Gilda Grey
[University Block, Syracuse, N.Y.]
Old Russian block house

Old Russian block house

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Firing on Filipino forces from Block House No. 13, Manila

Firing on Filipino forces from Block House No. 13, Manila

Stereo copyrighted by B.L. Singley (Keystone View Co.). No. 10019. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Army, U.S.; Phil. Manila; U.S. Hist. 1899 Phil. Insurr.

Old block house, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Old block house, Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
Old block house, Fort Snelling, Minn.
Concrete block farm house in Buffalo County, Nebraska
A moment of great peril in a cowboy's career / C.M. Russell ; H. Block.

A moment of great peril in a cowboy's career / C.M. Russell ; H. Block...

Cover illustration shows a horse rearing from a charging bull as his rider attempts to remain mounted. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. XCVIII, no. 2533 (1904 March 24), p. f... more

[Walker Block, Detroit, Mich.]
[Walker Block, Detroit, Mich.]
BLOCK, DOROTHY, MISS
Old Block House, Central Park, New York
[Walker Block, Detroit, Mich.]
A chip of the old block

A chip of the old block

Man and woman seated on bed; woman feeding baby with bottle of milk and man drinking from bottle. Stereo copyrighted by Standard Scenic Co. No. 1668. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Capt... more

[Block of burned buildings in San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake with fire truck spraying water on them]

[Block of burned buildings in San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake ...

H78972 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by J.G. Munson.

Unloading crated pianos at Kearney's business block, Kearney, Nebraska.

Unloading crated pianos at Kearney's business block, Kearney, Nebraska...

summary: Note: Businesses of E.N. Porterfield, Kearney Grocery Company, Lucas & Huston Plumbers, and Dr. Corbins Therapeutic Baths shown in photo. original size: 6x8

Unloading crated pianos at Kearney's business block, Kearney, Nebraska.

Unloading crated pianos at Kearney's business block, Kearney, Nebraska...

summary: Note: Businesses of E.N. Porterfield, Kearney Grocery Company, Lucas & Huston Plumbers, and Dr. Corbins Therapeutic Baths shown in photo. original size: 6x8

The Marching Song by Louis J. Block

The Marching Song by Louis J. Block

Louis J. Block, a Chicago principal received $100 prize of his suffrage poem

Panoramic view of Salt Lake City, from top of Boston block

Panoramic view of Salt Lake City, from top of Boston block

Postcard showing a view of buildings in Salt Lake City, Utah. J65613 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On back: Image of store of Walker Bros. Dry Goods Co. with caption: "Walker Bros. Dry Goods Co., Sal... more

Forest Service, block house on [...]
[Three African American men lifting a piece of equipment, with block and tackle, at the Standard Engraving Company, Washington, D.C.(?)]

[Three African American men lifting a piece of equipment, with block a...

National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress).

[Exterior of Old Post Office, Washington, D.C. and surrounding buildings on south side of 1000 block of Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.]

[Exterior of Old Post Office, Washington, D.C. and surrounding buildin...

Photo shows the Post Office, with the Lyceum Thetrea at 1012 Pennsylvania Ave. and next to it, Harvey's Restaurant. J148758 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by A.C. Bosselman, New York.

Block House, Cuba
Around the block for 2 cents [car]
[Photo of prison: cell block, Atlanta Penitentiary]

[Photo of prison: cell block, Atlanta Penitentiary]

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. Photo by Bain News Service. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Prisons.

Block House, Cuba
[Stone block]
[Transporting large stone block]
Garden - lot 9, block 11

Garden - lot 9, block 11

Garden of $20 a month home, Fairfield, Alabama. Photoprint by Hunt. No. 1314. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Liberty Bond drive, 1918 - man and women with U.S. flags marching in parade, 1000 block of Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, D.C.]

[Liberty Bond drive, 1918 - man and women with U.S. flags marching in ...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. LOT subdivision subject: World War I, War Work. National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress). Formerly in SPF - Liberty Loans.

[Business establishments in the 600 block of Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.]

[Business establishments in the 600 block of Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., ...

Photo shows (at right) C.D. Kenny Company, 735 Seventh Street, N.W. (Source: Washington Post article, June 16, 1918, p. 18) Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. LOT subdivision su... more

Looking north, east and south on block 818

Looking north, east and south on block 818

J237986 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Homer T. Harden; November 22, 1919. Copyright claimant's address: 602 1/2 Houston St., Ft. Worth, Texas. No. 203.

Stella Block dancing
Burk-northwest extension, panographed from the Texas Co.'s derrick top on block 82 opposite Golden Cycle well featuring blocks 74-75-76-73-82-83-84, etc.

Burk-northwest extension, panographed from the Texas Co.'s derrick top...

J236929 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Almeron Newman Photographic Co.; September 20, 1919. On front: "[Copyright] Sept. 1919, all rights reserved, The Almeron Newman Photographic Company, 115 N. Gold... more

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