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Plan of part of the city of Washington : on which is shewn the squares, lots, &c., divided between William Prout Esq'r and the Commissioners of the Federal Buildings, agreeably to the deed of trust

Plan of part of the city of Washington : on which is shewn the squares...

Cadastral map showing original landholdings, new block numbers, new lot lines, lot numbers, and street widths. Covers area in N.E.-S.E. Washington (now Lincoln Park district) approx. bounded by Navy Yard, 3rd S... More

Map of the Capitol grounds and surrounding squares, Washington D.C.

Map of the Capitol grounds and surrounding squares, Washington D.C.

Shows block numbers, block dimensions, and street widths. Covers area bounded by D St. north, 2nd St. east, C St. south, and 4th St. west. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also t... More

Part of the city of Washington shewing the heights of the present surface of the ground from Pennsylvania Avenue to New Jersey Avenue below the Capitol Hill

Part of the city of Washington shewing the heights of the present surf...

Shows some block numbers. Relief shown by spot heights. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Includes text and table of elevations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. W... More

Map exhibiting the property of the U.S. in the vicinity of the Capitol : colored red, with the manner in which it is proposed to lay off the same in building lots, as described in the report to the Sup't of the city to which this is annexed /

Map exhibiting the property of the U.S. in the vicinity of the Capitol...

Covers area bounded by 2nd St. east, D St. south, 6th St. west, and D St. north, including eastern part of the Mall. Relief shown by shading. Partial cadastral map showing buildings, some lots, and block number... More

Library site : Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

Library site : Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

Covers site of Library of Congress Jefferson and Adams buildings and surrounding squares. "Traced from a plat map, about 1861, in Division of Maps." Lead pencil. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library o... More

$10 reward! and all reasonable charges, will be paid for the arrest of the thief and return of my black or brown mare, that was stolen from Capitol Hill, on Wednesday night last; or $5 for the mare ... Amos Hunt. No. 51 North A st

$10 reward! and all reasonable charges, will be paid for the arrest of...

Reward. 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 204, Folder 31.

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from Capitol Hill, looking northwest]

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from Capitol Hill, lookin...

Northwest view with 1st, B, C, D streets, and Indiana Ave. in the foreground; view includes the Washington Jail, Aldrich's Wholesale Flour, Grain & Feed Warehouse, Dyers American House, Shamokin & Lykins Valley... More

Bird's eye view, Capitol & c., looking S.E., from Post Office

Bird's eye view, Capitol & c., looking S.E., from Post Office

U.S. Capitol in background, seen from northwest. From the series: Metropolitan and suburban scenery, Washington, D.C., no. 1008. Title from caption on back of stereograph. Stereograph by W.M. Chase.

Map of Lincoln Park and adjacent squares in the city of Washington, D.C. /

Map of Lincoln Park and adjacent squares in the city of Washington, D....

Partial cadastral map. "Entered according to act of Congress ... 1890, by Francis R. Fava, Jr. ... at Washington." "No. 203. Exp. no. 699." LC copies mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library... More

Historic Capitol Hill

Historic Capitol Hill

Copyright by the Detroit Publishing Co. No. 19431 Original negative, LC-D4-19431 emulsion faded. Detroit Publishing Company Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). This record contains unverified, old data... More

[Panorama of Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., taken from the Capitol Building, looking east] / Haines Photo Co., Conneaut, O.

[Panorama of Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., taken from the Capitol Bu...

Photograph shows Union Station, Russell Senate Office Building, Library of Congress, and Cannon Office Building.

Suffragettes at capitol: Mrs. [Russell] McLennan, Mrs. Aletha Taft, Louise Bridges, Mrs. [Richard Coke] Burleson, Alberta Hill, F.  Ragsdale

Suffragettes at capitol: Mrs. [Russell] McLennan, Mrs. Aletha Taft, Lo...

Photo taken at the National American Woman Suffrage Association parade held in Washington, D.C., March 3, 1913. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

[Julia Lathrop, Jane Addams, and Mary McDowell in Washington, 1913, on a suffrage mission on Capitol Hill]

[Julia Lathrop, Jane Addams, and Mary McDowell in Washington, 1913, on...

Photo by Harris & Ewing. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Woman Suffrage; 3 PI; Shelf; Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932; Addams, Jane, 1860-1935; McDowell, M... More

Greene statue

Greene statue

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negatives or negative sleeves. Date from negatives in same range. Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947. General information about the National P... More

Where our congressmen's chairs are repaired. The cabinetmakers room in the United States Capit... the chairs of Senators and Represenatives are repaired ... other articles are made for use throughout Capitol Hill ... cabinet makers in the picture are, (left to right) Paul ... W.L. Walling and Louis A. Nalls

Where our congressmen's chairs are repaired. The cabinetmakers room in...

Title from unverified caption data on negative or negative sleeve. Date based on date of negatives in same range. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is avai... More

Sen. Wesley L. Jones of Wash. and Rep. Gilbert H. Haugen of Iowa congratulate each other on March 4, 1924 when they both completed 25 years on Capitol Hill

Sen. Wesley L. Jones of Wash. and Rep. Gilbert H. Haugen of Iowa congr...

Title from unverified caption data on negative or negative sleeve. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hec Temp... More

The gentleman from Pennsylvania. Sen. David A. Reed, senior Senator from Pennsylvania, welcomes to Capitol Hill his new colleague, James J. Davis, who gave up his post as Secretary of Labor to be junior Senator from the Keystone State. 12230

The gentleman from Pennsylvania. Sen. David A. Reed, senior Senator fr...

Title from unverified caption data on negative or negative sleeve. On sleeve: Watch Your Credit Line. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at htt... More

Capitol Hill Historic District, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Capitol Hill Historic District, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

See HABS No. DC-621 for further documentation 1987 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Honorable Mention Significance: The Capitol Hill Historic District was placed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. ... More

Capitol Hill Historic District, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Capitol Hill Historic District, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

See HABS No. DC-550 for further documentation 1988 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Honorable Mention Survey number: HABS DC-621

Congressman gives up dreams as Congress goes on. Rep. Walter Pierce (D. of Ore), Nat'l Committeeman and Member of the Agri. Com. of the House, gives up dreaming of the cool weather on his eastern Oregon farm in the Pacific coast area as he admits there is little chance of congress buttoning up for another month. In shirt sleeves and gallouses he goes back to his desk on Capitol Hill. Pierce gained national attention early in the session when he sponsored the birth control bill for Margaret Sanger ... and lost his battle, 72334

Congressman gives up dreams as Congress goes on. Rep. Walter Pierce (D...

Title from unverified caption data on negative or negative sleeve. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hec Temp... More

The Speaker's Secretary. Margaret M. Robertson, Secretary to Speaker Joe Byrns for the past 13 years, is one of the most obliging persons on Capitol Hill. She interviews all members of Congress who call upon the Speaker. She is the wife of Lieut. W.A.R. Robertson, U.S. Army Air Corps. They have four children, three girls and a boy. 12535

The Speaker's Secretary. Margaret M. Robertson, Secretary to Speaker J...

Title from unverified caption data on negative or negative sleeve. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hec Temp... More

Ready to testify. E.W. O'Brien, left and R.P. Herron, utility representatives being sworn in Thursday at the Senate lobby investigation. Both men are implicated in the anti-holding company bill "telephone directory wire" barrage that flooded Capitol Hill

Ready to testify. E.W. O'Brien, left and R.P. Herron, utility represen...

Title from unverified caption data on negative or negative sleeve. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hec Temp... More

Senate 'Beau Brummel' meets gentlemen of the press. Washington, D.C., Jan. 6. Senator J. Ham Lewis, Democrat of Illinois and the Beau Brummel of the Senate, is always a good source for the news for the boys who cover Capitol Hill. The Senator is shown here with the newsmen as he was on his way to the joint session today

Senate 'Beau Brummel' meets gentlemen of the press. Washington, D.C., ...

Title from unverified data on the negative or negative sleeve. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hec Temp. no... More

Illinois Senator. Washington D.C., July 22. A new informal snap pf the Senator J. Ham Lewis, Democrat of Illinois. Newsmen call him the "Beau Brummel" of Capitol Hill, 72237

Illinois Senator. Washington D.C., July 22. A new informal snap pf the...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... More

50 years at the Capitol. Washington, D.C. June 18. For over fifty years "Old Harry" Parker, colored, has been guarding the doors of the House Ways and Means Committee sanctum on Capitol Hill. His other duties include the preparing of the note pads and checking the ice-water coolers. Harry says he's "done forgot" his age. 61837

50 years at the Capitol. Washington, D.C. June 18. For over fifty year...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... More

School out for legislators. Washington D.C., July 7. Capitol Hill was deserted today as the House and Senate recessed to enable the legislators to view the 1937 All-Star Game, here we see, Rep. Bertram N. Snell (left) Republic Minority Leader; and Rep. John J. O'Connor, Chairman of the House Rules Committee, 7737

School out for legislators. Washington D.C., July 7. Capitol Hill was ...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... More

Texas Solon believes in comfort. Washington, D.C., July 30. Rep. Maury Maverick, Democrat of Texas, combats the Washington weather by shedding his coat while working in his office on Capitol Hill. Just now the fiery Texan is advocating a sweeping investigation of the entire government relief set-up. As investigators he wants a commission to be named by the president and containing representative citizens as well as lawmakers, 73037

Texas Solon believes in comfort. Washington, D.C., July 30. Rep. Maury...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... More

Mississippi Senator. Washington, D.C., May 15. Senator Pat Harrison, of Mississippi, one of President Roosevelt's staunchest supporters on Capitol Hill, 5151937

Mississippi Senator. Washington, D.C., May 15. Senator Pat Harrison, o...

Title from unverified data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection on the negative or negative sleeve. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available a... More

Freak hail storm hits Capitol. Washington, D.C., April 29. A freak rain storm, bringing down pellets of hail as large as moth balls, descended on the Capitol today. The hail pellets pierced cloth auto tops as if they were made of paper-mache. Rep. Pat Boland of Pennsylvania, House Whip, is pictured as he dodged the hail stones on Capitol Hill, 42938

Freak hail storm hits Capitol. Washington, D.C., April 29. A freak rai...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... More

Washington whitened by heaviest snowfall in two years. Washington, D.C., Jan. 8. With a fall of 5.2 inches of snow, Washingtonians awoke this morning to find their Capital blanketed by the heaviest snowfall since 1938. This is a scene on Capitol Hill

Washington whitened by heaviest snowfall in two years. Washington, D.C...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... More

Joint Congressional TV, Facilities on Capitol Hill

Joint Congressional TV, Facilities on Capitol Hill

Title and date from log book. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 214-1, frame 7. Forms part of: U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection.

[Urban planning proposals for Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Aerial photograph of the U.S. Capitol and the Mall overlaid with suggested additions and reorganization]

[Urban planning proposals for Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Aerial ...

Architectural Forum, January, 1963. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

Map showing properties under the jurisdiction of the Architect of the Capitol, Washington, D.C

Map showing properties under the jurisdiction of the Architect of the ...

Also shows government buildings and block numbers. "Date: March 28, 1961." Oriented with north to the left. Includes notes and inset of "Poplar Point Nursery, Anacostia, D.C." Available also through the Library... More

Rev. Carl McIntyre holds rally on Capitol Hill to protest visit to Red China

Rev. Carl McIntyre holds rally on Capitol Hill to protest visit to Red...

Title and date from log book. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 24713, frame 9. Forms part of: U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection.

Construction on and around Capitol Hill

Construction on and around Capitol Hill

Title and date from log book. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 30583-A, frame 16A. Forms part of: U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection.

Electric cars & truck & bus. On capitol hill & heraton Pk. Hotel

Electric cars & truck & bus. On capitol hill & heraton Pk. Hotel

Title and date from log book. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 29222, frame 3. Forms part of: U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection.

Electric cars & truck & bus. On capitol hill & heraton Pk. Hotel

Electric cars & truck & bus. On capitol hill & heraton Pk. Hotel

Title and date from log book. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 29224, frame 23. Forms part of: U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection.

Construction on and around Capitol Hill

Construction on and around Capitol Hill

Title and date from log book. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 30583-A, frame 23A. Forms part of: U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection.

Aerial shots of Capitol Hill Mall

Aerial shots of Capitol Hill Mall

Title and date from log book. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 34238, frame 6. Forms part of: U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection.

Capitol Hill new home - Ft. Lincoln

Capitol Hill new home - Ft. Lincoln

Title and date from log book. Log book credits two photographers. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 33734-B, frame 22A. Forms part of: U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photo... More

Aerial pix of Capitol Hill Capitol and Rosslyn, VA

Aerial pix of Capitol Hill Capitol and Rosslyn, VA

Title and date from log book. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 34266, frame 24. Forms part of: U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection.

Capitol Hill neighborhood, Washington, D.C.

Capitol Hill neighborhood, Washington, D.C.

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

U.S. Capitol building, Washington, D.C.

U.S. Capitol building, Washington, D.C.

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Sewall-Belmont House, a women's-history museum on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

Sewall-Belmont House, a women's-history museum on Capitol Hill, Washin...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Robert Sewall built the main house in 1800. Over the ye... More

Quite fall scene in a Capitol Hill neighborhood in Washington, D.C.

Quite fall scene in a Capitol Hill neighborhood in Washington, D.C.

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Capitol Hill neighborhood, Washington, D.C.

Capitol Hill neighborhood, Washington, D.C.

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Sen. Bill Bradley (D-NJ) in his office

Sen. Bill Bradley (D-NJ) in his office

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by photographer. Photograph taken at the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. Published in the New York Times. Gift; Michael Geissinger; 2016; (DL... More

Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-NY) with Liz, his wife

Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-NY) with Liz, his wife

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by photographer. Photograph taken at U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. Published in the New York Times. Gift; Michael Geissinger; 2016; (DLC/PP-2017:007).

Map showing properties under jurisdiction of the Architect of the Capitol : Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

Map showing properties under jurisdiction of the Architect of the Capi...

Also shows government buildings and block numbers. Oriented with north to the left. Blue-line print. Includes notes, inset of "Poplar Point Nursery, Anacostia, D.C," and inset of "Coal yard." Available also thr... More

[Builder and property manager Joel Truitt, full-length portrait, seated on steps of a house, facing front, Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.]

[Builder and property manager Joel Truitt, full-length portrait, seate...

Title devised by Library staff. Date from caption information for contact sheet ROLL CALL-1989-325 or corresponding negative sleeve. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: ROLL CALL-1989-325, frame 22.... More

[Builder and property manager Joel Truitt, full-length portrait, seated on steps of a house, facing front, holding a sign reading "Joel Truitt, Builders Inc.", Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.]

[Builder and property manager Joel Truitt, full-length portrait, seate...

Title devised by Library staff. Date from caption information for contact sheet ROLL CALL-1989-325 or corresponding negative sleeve. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: ROLL CALL-1989-325, frame 25.... More

Rep. Augustus Hawkins (D-CA) retiring from Congress

Rep. Augustus Hawkins (D-CA) retiring from Congress

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by photographer. Photograph taken at the Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. Published in the New York Times. Gift; Michael Geissinger; 2016; (... More

Sen. Bob Dole (R-KS) on a balcony outside his Minority Leader's office at the U.S. Capitol

Sen. Bob Dole (R-KS) on a balcony outside his Minority Leader's office...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by photographer. Photograph taken at the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. Published in the New York Times. Gift; Michael Geissinger; 2016; (DLC/PP-2017:007).

[Arnold Schwarzenegger on Capitol Hill for an event related to the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports]

[Arnold Schwarzenegger on Capitol Hill for an event related to the Pre...

Title devised by Library staff. Date from caption information for contact sheet ROLL CALL-1991-268, or corresponding negative sleeve. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: ROLL CALL-1991-268, frame 3.... More

Map showing properties under jurisdiction of the Architect of the Capitol : Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

Map showing properties under jurisdiction of the Architect of the Capi...

Also shows government buildings and block numbers. Oriented with north to the left. Blue-line print. Includes notes and inset of "U.S. Botanic Gardens nursery at D.C. Village." Available also through the Librar... More

Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) in his office

Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) in his office

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by photographer. Photograph taken at the Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. Published in the New York Times. Gift; Michael Geissinger; 2016; (... More

Rep. Michael Huffington (R-CA) and his wife Arianna in his House Office

Rep. Michael Huffington (R-CA) and his wife Arianna in his House Offic...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by photographer. Photograph taken at the Madison Hotel, Washington, D.C. Published in the Los Angeles Times. Gift; Michael Geissinger; 2016; (DLC/PP-2017:007).

[African American men walking on a sidewalk, probably on Capitol Hill, during the Million Man March in Washington, D.C.]

[African American men walking on a sidewalk, probably on Capitol Hill,...

Title devised by Library staff. Date from caption information for contact sheet ROLL CALL-1995-834 or corresponding negative sleeve. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: ROLL CALL-1995-834, frame 21.... More

United States Senate, map and directory

United States Senate, map and directory

Covers U.S. Capitol, Capitol Grounds, and surrounding government buildings. Title from panel. Includes col. ill. Indexed "United States Senate directory" and key to abbreviations on verso. Floorplans on verso: ... More

[Aerial view of Capitol Hill featuring the U.S. Capitol, with the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building behind, Washington, D.C.]

[Aerial view of Capitol Hill featuring the U.S. Capitol, with the Libr...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

[Aerial view of Capitol Hill featuring the Madison, Jefferson and Adams Buildings of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.]

[Aerial view of Capitol Hill featuring the Madison, Jefferson and Adam...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

[Aerial view of Capitol Hill featuring the Madison, Jefferson and Adams Buildings of the Library of Congress behind the Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Aerial view of Capitol Hill featuring the Madison, Jefferson and Adam...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

[Aerial view of Capitol Hill featuring the Madison, Jefferson and Adams Buildings of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.]

[Aerial view of Capitol Hill featuring the Madison, Jefferson and Adam...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.