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Architectural drawing for a house for John Markoe, near 9th Street and Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Architectural drawing for a house for John Markoe, near 9th Street and...

Working drawing showing vestibule doors, moldings, and hardware as plans, elevations, sections, and details; rendering. UNIT title devised. City, building name, and client's first name from O'Gorman's Drawing t... more

Architectural drawing for doors ("library door and gallery door") for the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Architectural drawing for doors ("library door and gallery door") for ...

Working drawing showing iron doors as plan, elevation, section, and detail. UNIT title devised. Deposit; Cornell University; 1937. Finding aid (unpublished): Filed by UNIT number, available in Prints and Photog... more

"Atlanta campaign," left wing 16th Army Corps., May 4th to Sept. 8th, 1864 : Maj. Genl. G.M. Dodge, comdg., Genls. Corse and Burke, comdg. divisions /

"Atlanta campaign," left wing 16th Army Corps., May 4th to Sept. 8th, ...

Shows dates, troop positions, and campsites in northwestern Georgia between Chattanooga and Atlanta. Relief shown by hachures. Gift; Miss Eleanor Sherman Fitch; July 7, 1942. Blue print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ... more

Samarkandskiia drevnosti. Mavzolei Emira Timura Kuragana. Odna iz dverei

Samarkandskiia drevnosti. Mavzolei Emira Timura Kuragana. Odna iz dver...

Antiquities of Samarkand. Creator: Bogaevskīĭ, N. V., photographer

[Marble House, William Kissam Vanderbilt house (Newport, Rhode Island). Interior wall details. Elevation]

[Marble House, William Kissam Vanderbilt house (Newport, Rhode Island)...

Drawing shows arched doorways with columns and architectural sculpture, possibly for the foyer. Title devised by Library staff. Notation on recto: Mrs. Vanderbilt prefers bronze for entourage[?] of medallions a... more

[Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Stonework. Attic. Courses]

[Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Stonework. Attic. Courses]

Title devised by Library staff. Sheet no. 510.

[Map of the battlefield of Antietam

[Map of the battlefield of Antietam

LC copy geographic coverage and information identical to G3842.A6 1898 .A5 CW 249.5, lacks title information and all named information. Relief shown by contours. Title from G3842.A6 1898 .A5 CW 249.5. Blue prin... more

George Washington Vanderbilt house, 640 Fifth Avenue, New York City. Main living hall with curved staircase Sections

George Washington Vanderbilt house, 640 Fifth Avenue, New York City. M...

Architectural drawing shows interior sections for remodeling commission. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms... more

Design drawing for a biplane ("General Layout of a 'Baby' Type Wright Bi-Plane"). Layout, plans, elevations & details

Design drawing for a biplane ("General Layout of a 'Baby' Type Wright ...

Presentation drawing showing biplane as plans, elevations, sections, details, and perspective projections; decorative border featuring architectural elements, portraits of Orville and Wilbur Wright in medallion... more

[Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washington, D.C. Gatehouse for Howard Hall. Door, window guard, stairs, and floor. Ironwork details]

[Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washi...

Title devised by Library staff. Sheet no. 6. No. 7 in pencil ; No. 65 in pencil on back. No. 2201. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation ; 2010 ; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms pa... more

Union Produce Exchange, Chicago / Theodore Ahlborn.

Union Produce Exchange, Chicago / Theodore Ahlborn.

I6094 U.S. Copyright Office Title from item. No. 691921. Copyright 1921 Theodore Ahlborn.

[Filling station. Elevation and plan. Working drawing] / John P. Almand Architect Little Rock Ark.

[Filling station. Elevation and plan. Working drawing] / John P. Alman...

Architectural drawing showing filling station as elevation and plan. Light fixture at pinnacle reads "Gaymobile." I 7272 U.S. Copyright Office. Inscription: Almand design of filling station. Job. no. 165 sheet... more

Chrysler Building, New York City. Framing plans

Chrysler Building, New York City. Framing plans

Architectural drawing showing framing plan for the Chrysler Building in New York City, including "observation floor" and "top floor." Title devised by Library staff. Date from item. Drawing No. S20. Unprocessed... more

Dumbelek, bottom, side, top, and perspective views, mechanical drawing

Dumbelek, bottom, side, top, and perspective views, mechanical drawing

Drawing caption: Dumbeg [dumbelek]. Includes enlarged section showing construction and mechanism details, with dimensions noted in inches. Original in Music Library, University of California, Berkeley. Forms p... more

Viola d'arame, front view, mechanical drawing

Viola d'arame, front view, mechanical drawing

Drawing caption: Portuguese viola [viola d'arame]. Original in Music Library, University of California, Berkeley. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting the WPA California Folk Music Project in N... more

Yueh ch'in, front view, mechanical drawing

Yueh ch'in, front view, mechanical drawing

Although there is no caption on this drawing, Sidney Robertson Cowell refers to the yueh ch'in elsewhere in this collection as the "moon lute" or "Chinese lute." Original in Music Library, University of Calif... more

Harp-lute, top, side, and elevation views, mechanical drawing

Harp-lute, top, side, and elevation views, mechanical drawing

Drawing caption: Swedish lute [harp-lute]. Drawing No. 7. Includes enlarged sections and dimensions in inches. Original in Music Library, University of California, Berkeley. Forms part of a group of field ma... more

Banjo, front view, mechanical drawing

Banjo, front view, mechanical drawing

Drawing caption: American 5 string banjo. Drawing No. 14. Original in Music Library, University of California, Berkeley. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting the WPA California Folk Music Proje... more

San hsien, top, side, and perspective views, mechanical drawing

San hsien, top, side, and perspective views, mechanical drawing

Although there is no caption beyond "Chinese" labelling this drawing, Sidney Robertson Cowell refers to this Chinese long-necked lute elsewhere in the collection as the "san hsien." Drawing caption: Drawing No... more

Tar, perspective view, mechanical drawing

Tar, perspective view, mechanical drawing

Drawing caption: "Tar" -- Georgian guitar. Original in Music Library, University of California, Berkeley. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Joe Daniels, an Assyrian from Soviet Georgia perf... more

Viola d'arame, front, end, side, and scroll views, mechanical drawing

Viola d'arame, front, end, side, and scroll views, mechanical drawing

Drawing caption: Portuguese viola [viola d'arame]. Includes enlarged sections with dimensions in inches and interior construction details. Original in Music Library, University of California, Berkeley. Forms ... more

English guitar, front and side views and elevation, mechanical drawing

English guitar, front and side views and elevation, mechanical drawing

Drawing caption: Guitarra portuguesa -- English or Portuguese guitar. Drawing No. 6. Includes dimensions in inches. Original in Music Library, University of California, Berkeley. Forms part of a group of field... more

Yueh ch'in, top, side, and end views, mechanical drawing

Yueh ch'in, top, side, and end views, mechanical drawing

Although there is no caption on this drawing, Sidney Robertson Cowell refers to the yueh ch'in elsewhere in this collection as the "moon lute" or "Chinese lute." Includes dimensions in inches. Original in Music... more

English guitar, perspective view, mechanical drawing

English guitar, perspective view, mechanical drawing

Drawing caption: Guitarra portuguesa -- English or Portuguese guitar. Drawing No. 5. Original in Music Library, University of California, Berkeley. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting the WPA... more

English guitar, back and side views and elevation, mechanical drawing

English guitar, back and side views and elevation, mechanical drawing

Drawing caption: Guitarra portuguesa -- English or Portuguese guitar. Drawing No. 4. Includes dimensions in inches and enlarged section showing tuning mechanism. Original in Music Library, University of Cali... more

Yaogu, plan, section, and elevation, mechanical drawing

Yaogu, plan, section, and elevation, mechanical drawing

Drawing caption: Chinese temple or flower drum [yaogu]. Includes dimensions in inches and construction details. Original in Music Library, University of California, Berkeley. Forms part of a group of field ma... more

Tar, side view, plan, and elevation, mechanical drawing

Tar, side view, plan, and elevation, mechanical drawing

Drawing caption: "Tar" -- Georgian guitar. Drawing No. 1. Includes dimensions and construction and mechanism details. Original in Music Library, University of California, Berkeley. Forms part of a group of fie... more

Lirica, top, side, and perspective views, and bow, mechanical drawing

Lirica, top, side, and perspective views, and bow, mechanical drawing

Drawing caption: Lirica--Dalmatian fiddle--owned and played by John Botica. Includes dimensions in inches and information about construction materials. Original in Music Library, University of California, Berke... more

Zurna, side view with sections, mechanical drawing

Zurna, side view with sections, mechanical drawing

Drawing caption: Surna [zurna] owned and played by Joseph Bedrosian. Includes dimensions, information about construction materials, and mechanism details. Original in Music Library, University of California, B... more

Dvorgrle, top, end, and perspective views, mechanical drawing

Dvorgrle, top, end, and perspective views, mechanical drawing

Drawing caption: Dvogrla [dvorgrle] owned and played by Peter Boro. Original in Music Library, University of California, Berkeley. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Peter Boro performing Croa... more

Gusle, top, side, and end views and side view of bow, mechanical drawing

Gusle, top, side, and end views and side view of bow, mechanical drawi...

Drawing caption: Gusla [gusle] owned and played by Peter Boro. Includes dimensions in inches and information about construction materials. Original in Music Library, University of California, Berkeley. Forms pa... more

Blul, side view and sections, mechanical drawing

Blul, side view and sections, mechanical drawing

Drawing caption: Syrinx [blul]. Includes dimensions and mechanism details. Original in Music Library, University of California, Berkeley. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting T. Shatinian perfor... more

Kamanche, top, side, end, and perspective views, mechanical drawing

Kamanche, top, side, end, and perspective views, mechanical drawing

Drawing caption: Kemancha [kamanche]. Includes enlarged section and dimensions noted. Original in Music Library, University of California, Berkeley. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Bedros ... more

Subcontracting aircraft parts. Just to make certain that there are no errors, workers check each step in the preparation of new parts with the blueprints. This worker is gauging part for a new air-craft sub-assembly, and comparing the measurements with the blueprint. Goodyear, Akron, Ohio

Subcontracting aircraft parts. Just to make certain that there are no ...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... more

Conversion. Safety razor plant. Estelle Wilson, one of a New England razor factory's many women workers, checks completed V-blocks with blueprint specification. Because of their previous training, reading blueprints is no novelty to women employed in this plant which is now producing tool posts under subcontract. Gillette

Conversion. Safety razor plant. Estelle Wilson, one of a New England r...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... more

[Sarasota High School, Sarasota, Florida. First floor plan]

[Sarasota High School, Sarasota, Florida. First floor plan]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive.

[Sarasota High School, Sarasota, Florida. Site plan]

[Sarasota High School, Sarasota, Florida. Site plan]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive.

[Sarasota High School, Sarasota, Florida. Sunscreen. Elevation and detail] / Paul Rudolph, architect.

[Sarasota High School, Sarasota, Florida. Sunscreen. Elevation and det...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive.

Rock Creek Woods, section 21 of Rock Creek Palisades, Silver Spring, Maryland. Type BC-1D-1 & BC-1D-2. Elevations Charles M. Goodman Associates, architects and engineers, 814 Eighteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C

Rock Creek Woods, section 21 of Rock Creek Palisades, Silver Spring, M...

Title devised by Library staff. On recto: "Bancroft Construction Company." Drawing no. 6 of 7. Forms part of: Goodman archive of architectural designs (Library of Congress). Accession box no. DLC/PP-2001:115

Rock Creek Woods, section 21 of Rock Creek Palisades, Silver Spring, Maryland. Type BC-3U-2. Elevations Charles M. Goodman Associates, architects and engineers, 814 Eighteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C

Rock Creek Woods, section 21 of Rock Creek Palisades, Silver Spring, M...

Title devised by Library staff. On recto: "Bancroft Construction Company." Drawing no. 5 of 6. Forms part of: Goodman archive of architectural designs (Library of Congress). Accession box no. DLC/PP-2001:115

Rock Creek Woods, section 21 of Rock Creek Palisades, Silver Spring, Maryland. Type BC-2U-2. Elevations Charles M. Goodman Associates, architects and engineers, 814 Eighteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C

Rock Creek Woods, section 21 of Rock Creek Palisades, Silver Spring, M...

Title devised by Library staff. On recto: "Bancroft Construction Company." Drawing no. 5 of 6. Forms part of: Goodman archive of architectural designs (Library of Congress). Accession box no. DLC/PP-2001:115

Rock Creek Woods, section 21 of Rock Creek Palisades, Silver Spring, Maryland. Type BC-1D. Elevations and brick grill detail Charles M. Goodman Associates, architects and engineers, 814 Eighteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C

Rock Creek Woods, section 21 of Rock Creek Palisades, Silver Spring, M...

Title devised by Library staff. On recto: "Bancroft Construction Company." Drawing no. 2 of 7. Forms part of: Goodman archive of architectural designs (Library of Congress). Accession box no. DLC/PP-2001:115

Rock Creek Woods, section 21 of Rock Creek Palisades, Silver Spring, Maryland. Type BC-2U, 2U-1. Elevations Charles M. Goodman Associates, architects and engineers, 814 Eighteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C

Rock Creek Woods, section 21 of Rock Creek Palisades, Silver Spring, M...

Title devised by Library staff. On recto: "Bancroft Construction Company." Drawing no. 2 of 6. Forms part of: Goodman archive of architectural designs (Library of Congress). Accession box no. DLC/PP-2001:115

Rock Creek Woods, section 21 of Rock Creek Palisades, Silver Spring, Maryland. Type BC-3U. Sections and interior elevations Charles M. Goodman Associates, architects and engineers, 814 Eighteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C

Rock Creek Woods, section 21 of Rock Creek Palisades, Silver Spring, M...

Title devised by Library staff. On recto: "Bancroft Construction Company." Drawing no. 3 of 6. Forms part of: Goodman archive of architectural designs (Library of Congress). Accession box no. DLC/PP-2001:115

Rock Creek Woods, section 21 of Rock Creek Palisades, Silver Spring, Maryland. Type BC-2U. Sections and interior elevations Charles M. Goodman Associates, architects and engineers, 814 Eighteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C

Rock Creek Woods, section 21 of Rock Creek Palisades, Silver Spring, M...

Title devised by Library staff. On recto: "Bancroft Construction Company." Drawing no. 3 of 6. Forms part of: Goodman archive of architectural designs (Library of Congress). Accession box no. DLC/PP-2001:115

Rock Creek Woods, section 21 of Rock Creek Palisades, Silver Spring, Maryland. Type BC-3U, 3U-1. Elevations Charles M. Goodman Associates, architects and engineers, 814 Eighteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C

Rock Creek Woods, section 21 of Rock Creek Palisades, Silver Spring, M...

Title devised by Library staff. On recto: "Bancroft Construction Company." Drawing no. 2 of 6. Forms part of: Goodman archive of architectural designs (Library of Congress). Accession box no. DLC/PP-2001:115

[River Park Cooperative Homes, Washington, D.C. Paving plan]

[River Park Cooperative Homes, Washington, D.C. Paving plan]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Charles M. Goodman Archive. From mapcase files.

[River Park Cooperative Homes, Washington, D.C. Typical apartment floor plan]

[River Park Cooperative Homes, Washington, D.C. Typical apartment floo...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Charles M. Goodman Archive. From mapcase files.

Randomly selected blueprint from vault; Pete McComiskey points out that at Watson original prints are often just updated with CAD-drawn details and overlays.  This illustrates both the quality and tradition of machine tool-making at Watson.

Randomly selected blueprint from vault; Pete McComiskey points out tha...

Forms part of a group of images documenting the daily work activities of people at Watson Machine International, a machine tool manufacturing company located at 74 Railroad Avenue, Paterson, NJ, on August 10, 1994.

Lathe operator Jimmy Dowling checks with fellow lathe operator Jan Sudol about an interpretation of a blueprint.

Lathe operator Jimmy Dowling checks with fellow lathe operator Jan Sud...

Forms part of a group of images documenting the daily work activities of people at Watson Machine International, a machine tool manufacturing company located at 74 Railroad Avenue, Paterson, NJ, on August 15, 1994.

Lathe operator Jimmy Dowling checks with fellow lathe operator Jan Sudol about an interpretation of a blueprint.

Lathe operator Jimmy Dowling checks with fellow lathe operator Jan Sud...

Forms part of a group of images documenting the daily work activities of people at Watson Machine International, a machine tool manufacturing company located at 74 Railroad Avenue, Paterson, NJ, on August 15, 1994.

Blueprint on Jimmy Dowling's workbench.

Blueprint on Jimmy Dowling's workbench.

Forms part of a group of images documenting the daily work activities of people at Watson Machine International, a machine tool manufacturing company located at 74 Railroad Avenue, Paterson, NJ, on August 15, 1994.

Engineer Pete McComiskey looking through blueprints in the engineering department at Watson.

Engineer Pete McComiskey looking through blueprints in the engineering...

Forms part of a group of images documenting the daily work activities of people at Watson Machine International, a machine tool manufacturing company located at 74 Railroad Avenue, Paterson, NJ, on August 10, 1994.

Engineer Pete McComiskey looking through blueprints in the engineering department at Watson.

Engineer Pete McComiskey looking through blueprints in the engineering...

Forms part of a group of images documenting the daily work activities of people at Watson Machine International, a machine tool manufacturing company located at 74 Railroad Avenue, Paterson, NJ, on August 10, 1994.

Jimmy Dowling holding the blueprint for a buncher part; the original machine was drawn and built in 1945, but Jimmy makes copies of parts that are used to repair Watson machines still in use that require the part to continue running.

Jimmy Dowling holding the blueprint for a buncher part; the original m...

Forms part of a group of images documenting the daily work activities of people at Watson Machine International, a machine tool manufacturing company located at 74 Railroad Avenue, Paterson, NJ, on August 9, 1994.

Bob Dale (in t-shirt); Mohamad Chamaa (white shirt) and Richie Takach (glasses) discuss the electrical blueprints for the rotary take-up.

Bob Dale (in t-shirt); Mohamad Chamaa (white shirt) and Richie Takach ...

Forms part of a group of images documenting the daily work activities of people at Watson Machine International, a machine tool manufacturing company located at 74 Railroad Avenue, Paterson, NJ, on August 5, 1994.

Bob Dale (in t-shirt); Mohamad Chamaa (white shirt) and Richie Takach (glasses) discuss the electrical blueprints for the rotary take-up.

Bob Dale (in t-shirt); Mohamad Chamaa (white shirt) and Richie Takach ...

Forms part of a group of images documenting the daily work activities of people at Watson Machine International, a machine tool manufacturing company located at 74 Railroad Avenue, Paterson, NJ, on August 5, 1994.

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