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Sculpture "Eagle; Justice Above All Else" at Jacob K. Javitz Federal Building, New York, New York

Sculpture "Eagle; Justice Above All Else" at Jacob K. Javitz Federal B...

Artist: Theodore Roszak, 1970. Bronze. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photogr... More

Map of America by Diego Ribero 1529.

Map of America by Diego Ribero 1529.

Spanish; title in English. Pen-and-ink and blue watercolor, mounted on cloth, mounted on paper. Traced from a map by Diego Ribero. On label affixed in upper right corner: 41. Available also through the Library ... More

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the seat of their government, after the year MDCCC.

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Facsimile. Original version: Engrav'd by Thackara & Vallance Philad'a 1792. [P... More

Reynolds's political map of the United States, designed to exhibit the comparative area of the free and slave states and the territory open to slavery or freedom by the repeal of the Missouri Compromise.

Reynolds's political map of the United States, designed to exhibit the...

Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes statistics from the 1850 census and ill.

General map of the United States, showing the area and extent of the free & slave-holding states, and the territories of the Union : also the boundary of the seceding states /

General map of the United States, showing the area and extent of the f...

"Entered in Sta. Hall, London - & according to act of Congress in the year 1857 by H.D. Rogers, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of Massachusetts." Publishers advertisements on cover panels pasted on ... More

Map of the United States of America.

Map of the United States of America.

Insets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

A new and complete rail road map of the United States compiled from reliable sources by William Perris, C.E. & Surveyor, New York; presented by the Home Insurance Company.

A new and complete rail road map of the United States compiled from re...

Map of the eastern half of the United States showing cities, state boundaries, "finished railroads," and "railroads in progress." Scale ca. 1:4,500,000. LC Railroad maps, 35 Description derived from published b... More

Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; ordered by Jeff' Davis, Secretary of War to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route.

Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River t...

Very detailed map of the United States west of the Mississippi River indicating drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, forts, trails, wagon roads, and routes of exploration. An important map of western... More

Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing the three proposed roads and the overland mail route to the Pacific,

Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing the three ...

Outline map of the continental United States showing drainage, state boundaries, major cities, forts, finished and proposed railroads. [From published bibliography] Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Relief shown by hachur... More

National political chart & map of the United States.

National political chart & map of the United States.

Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1860, by Duane Rulison, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States in and for the Eastern District of Pennsylvan... More

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag in its talon and snake coiled around Confederate flag in its beak]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag in its talon and ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. A.C. Elsbree, Lewis Centre, Delaware Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing American flag with second stanza from Francis Scott Key's poem, "Defence of Fort McHenry"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flag with second stanza from Fran...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Michael Fox Esq., Marlboro, Stark Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civi... More

[Civil War envelope showing an eagle carrying an American flag in its claw and a serpent in its beak with motto "The early bird catches the worm" below]

[Civil War envelope showing an eagle carrying an American flag in its ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Sarah Ann Prall, Christianna, Lancaster County, Pa.; hand-canceled; bears 3 cent stamp. Notation: Post master, please forward soon. 1[?]th Penna. Regt. Gift; To... More

[Civil War envelope showing flag design with message "The Union and the Constitution"]

[Civil War envelope showing flag design with message "The Union and th...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Jacob Guyer[?], No. 9 Maiden Lane, N.Y. City; bears 3 cent stamp. Notation on recto: Care D. Colton. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle above portrait of George Washington with message "Union"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle above portrait of George Washington ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Rorelmia [?] Sturtevent, Savoy, Mass.; postmarked Dec. 23, 1862, New Orleans, La.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of:... More

[Civil War envelope for Massachusetts Thirteenth Regiment Rifles showing Lady Justice dressed in an American flag pattern]

[Civil War envelope for Massachusetts Thirteenth Regiment Rifles showi...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Lydia H. Weymouth, No. Braintree, Mass.; postmarked Hancock, Dec.; bearing 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenqu... More

[Civil War envelope showing shaking hands in front of U.S. Constitution with weapon and American flag in back]

[Civil War envelope showing shaking hands in front of U.S. Constitutio...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Sarah A. Robison, Fairview, Erie County, Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). pp/liljmem

The volunteers in defence of the government against usurpation, 1861 / James Queen del. & lith. ; printed in oil colors by P.S. Duval & Son Ph'a.

The volunteers in defence of the government against usurpation, 1861 /...

Print shows a man standing at center, holding an American flag, with two soldiers in uniform and holding rifles, standing to the right and left in the foreground; behind them are the wheels of a wagon attached ... More

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Lieutenant General Winfield Scott in front of eagle and American flag banner with message "The right man in the right place!"]

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Lieutenant General Winfield Sc...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to David Weir, 33 Gansevoort Stre[et], New York C[ity], New York; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked in Baltimore, Jul. 30[?]. Entered according to act of Congress by Bloom... More

The volunteers in defence of the government against usurpation, 1861 / James Queen del. & lith. ; printed in oil colors by P.S. Duval & Son Ph'a.

The volunteers in defence of the government against usurpation, 1861 /...

Print shows a man standing at center, holding an American flag, with two soldiers in uniform and holding rifles, standing to the right and left in the foreground; behind them are the wheels of a wagon attached ... More

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop American flag and "American Congress, we are one" medallion with message "United forever"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop American flag and "American Con...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Marslin Blanchard, Keeseville, Essex County, N.Y.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and American flags atop an arch listing Union states with Pennsylvania in the keystone and bearing the message "One nation.--One government."]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and American flags atop an arch list...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Rev. C. L. Ehrenfeld, Altoona, Pa.; postmarked Johnstown, Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family ... More

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia waving American flag and riding on the back of an eagle clutching arrows with message "Onward to victory"]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia waving American flag and riding o...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Isaac French, South Chesterville, Maine; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Washington, D.C. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist F... More

Family record; American allegiance. Affirmation of allegiance.

Family record; American allegiance. Affirmation of allegiance.

A form for affirmation of allegiance, with portraits of Washington, Lincoln and the Union Generals surrounding a seal of the United States. Quotations from George Washington and Abraham Lincoln on either side o... More

Our whole country! A grand meeting of all the friends of Liberty and constitutional government, in the Fifteenth ward, will be held on Monday evening, September 28th, 1863 at Coates and Twentieth Streets ... George F. Gordon. Chairman of committ

Our whole country! A grand meeting of all the friends of Liberty and c...

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 158, Folder 12.

Map of the United States, showing the territory in possession of the Federal Union, January, 1864.

Map of the United States, showing the territory in possession of the F...

Scale ca. 1:7,400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 48 Indicates by color the territories "claimed by the confederates in 1861," "in the military possession of the Confederates in 1861," "reclaimed from rebelli... More

The naturalization of foreigners in New York City - Judge McCunn sitting in the Superior Court, passing on applications for citizenship, Friday evening, October 22, 1869 / BGHS.

The naturalization of foreigners in New York City - Judge McCunn sitti...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 29, 1869 Nov. 13, p. 141.

Liberty Bell [resting upon dais ringed with liberty caps and fasces topped by eagle, Independence Hall, Phila.]

Liberty Bell [resting upon dais ringed with liberty caps and fasces to...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 13, (1869 July 10), p.437. Ref. copy in 4412LF. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: Liberty Bell; Eagles; Geogr.

The American Union railroad map of the United States, British possessions, West Indies, Mexico and Central America.

The American Union railroad map of the United States, British possessi...

Detailed map of the continental United States and portions of Canada and Mexico indicating drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, forts, canals, stage roads, railroads, and proposed rai... More

[Abraham Lincoln, presidential candidate, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, presidential candidate, half-length portrait, facing...

Photo of Lincoln made from a negative taken in Springfield, Illinois, by Alexander Hesler on June 3, 1860. One of several poses from that day. "Wrote Lincoln's law partner, William H. Herndon, 'There is the pec... More

Christopher Columbus: Discoverer of America 1492

Christopher Columbus: Discoverer of America 1492

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 1176.

[Silver statue of Justice in exhibit hall, Montana exhibit, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill.]

[Silver statue of Justice in exhibit hall, Montana exhibit, World's Co...

55575Y1 U.S. Copyright Office. "Copyrighted 1893 by Souvenir Photo Co."

[Abraham Lincoln, presidential candidate, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

[Abraham Lincoln, presidential candidate, head-and-shoulders portrait,...

Photo shows Lincoln in a print made from a negative taken by Alexander Hesler, Springfield, Illinois, June 3, 1860. Lincoln said of this portrait: "That looks better and expresses me better than any I have ever... More

[Pledge of allegiance to the flag, 8th Division]

[Pledge of allegiance to the flag, 8th Division]

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). In album: "8th Division."

Ideals of Citizenship

Ideals of Citizenship

Anne Fitzhugh Miller notes:" Mrs. W's notes of her lecture. Ann Fitzhugh Miller" Changes in technology, urban growth, and educational opportunities make cooperation between men and women essential to improving society

[Liberty Bell being moved on wagon with an escort of uniformed militia. Philadelphia?]

[Liberty Bell being moved on wagon with an escort of uniformed militia...

Photo copyrighted by Thomas E. Marr. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Bells...; Geogr.; Militia Penna.; Ph. Ind.

"Boston tea-party." Three cargoes of tea destroyed. Dec. 16, 1773

"Boston tea-party." Three cargoes of tea destroyed. Dec. 16, 1773

G6078 U.S. Copyright Office. Reproduction based on engraving by D. Berger, 1784, after D. Chodowiecki. No. 8. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

President Roosevelt speaking on the virtue of good citizenship at La Crosse, Wis., last Saturday

President Roosevelt speaking on the virtue of good citizenship at La C...

Newspaper clipping showing President Roosevelt addressing an immense crowd gathered around a flag draped podium.

U.S. allotting surveyor and his interpreter making an American citizen of Chief American Horse, Oglala Sioux

U.S. allotting surveyor and his interpreter making an American citizen...

Chief American Horse, wearing a feather headdress, seated outdoors at table with surveyor writing in book; and interpreter.

[Abraham Lincoln, last portrait sitting in Springfield, Illinois, before leaving for Washington, D.C., to assume the presidency]

[Abraham Lincoln, last portrait sitting in Springfield, Illinois, befo...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln / Frederick Hill Meserve. New York, Privately printed, 1911, p. 59. Ostendorf, no. 43 Meserve, no. 35 Published in: Lincoln's photog... More

Are you 100% American? Prove it! Buy U.S. government bonds Third Liberty Loan / / Stern ; Sackett & Wilhelms Corp. N.Y.

Are you 100% American? Prove it! Buy U.S. government bonds Third Liber...

Poster showing text bordered by flags, bunting, an eagle, and smoking cannons. No. 10-A.

Buy United States government war savings stamps Your money back with interest from the United States Treasury / / reproduced by the Strobridge Litho. Co. Cincinnati & New York.

Buy United States government war savings stamps Your money back with i...

Poster showing a variety of people lined up at a window tended by Uncle Sam, beneath a sign "W.S.S. for sale here"; a little girl waves the American flag in the foreground. No. S-11. LC-USZ62-9459 damaged; digi... More

140th flag day, 1777-1917 The birthday of the stars and stripes, June 14th, 1917.

140th flag day, 1777-1917 The birthday of the stars and stripes, June ...

Poster showing a man raising the American flag, with a minuteman cheering and an eagle flying above. Text continues: 'Tis the Star Spangled Banner, oh, long may it wave, o'er the land of the free and the home o... More

Remember your first thrill of American liberty Your duty - Buy United States government bonds--2nd Liberty Loan of 1917 / / Sackett & Wilhelms Corp. N.Y.

Remember your first thrill of American liberty Your duty - Buy United ...

Poster showing immigrants on a ship's deck, sailing past the Statue of Liberty. No. 9.

My soldier Buy United States government bonds--Third Liberty Loan / / H.H. Green ; The Matthews-Northrup Works, Buffalo, Cleveland, and New York.

My soldier Buy United States government bonds--Third Liberty Loan / / ...

Poster showing a mother and praying child, with a portrait of a soldier on the wall behind them. The child's prayer appears below the scene.

Mrs. Susanna Morin Swing [holding banner, "Democracy Should Begin at Home."]

Mrs. Susanna Morin Swing [holding banner, "Democracy Should Begin at H...

Title transcribed from item, with additional information derived by Library of Congress staff. Summary: Photograph of Suzanne Morin Swing posing with banner, "Democracy Should Begin At Home." Photograph publish... More

"Shall we be more tender with our dollars than with the lives of our sons?" W.G. McAdoo, Secretary of the Treasury Buy a United States government bond of the 2nd Liberty Loan of 1917 / / Edwards & Deutsch Litho. Co. Chicago.

"Shall we be more tender with our dollars than with the lives of our s...

Poster showing a soldier with a flag and a sailor with a sign, "We depend on you." No. 4.

Remember! The flag of liberty - support it! Buy U.S. government bonds 3rd. Liberty Loan

Remember! The flag of liberty - support it! Buy U.S. government bonds ...

Poster showing immigrants on a ship with the American flag. No. 6-A. Title from item.

The government asks you to do your Xmas shopping early--Do it now / Haskell Coffin ; American Lithographic Co. N.Y.

The government asks you to do your Xmas shopping early--Do it now / Ha...

Poster showing an allegorical female figure holding a sword and an American flag. Copyright R.D.G.A.

To enjoy American opportunities become an American citizen

To enjoy American opportunities become an American citizen

Educational poster showing group of people and hand pointing to sun radiating American prosperity. Copyright by the Stanley Service Co. No. 69.

Women Ask President for Equal Rights Legislation. Fifty prominent members of the New National Woman's Party called at the White House today to ask the president's aid in passing an "Equal Rights Bill" in the next Congress. The bill would give women full equality in the government service, give married women citizenship in their own right and make women of the District of Columbia eligible to serve on juries, equal guardianship rights, and equal rights of inheritance and contract. Photograph shows suffragists with President Harding at the White House.

Women Ask President for Equal Rights Legislation. Fifty prominent memb...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of National Woman's Party members with President Harding on the lawn in front of the White House.

Citizenship Lessons: no. 5 - Pupils [3 adults] at the Blackboard

Citizenship Lessons: no. 5 - Pupils [3 adults] at the Blackboard

JO2544 U.S. Copyright Office Stereo copyrighted by the Keystone View Co. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; Aliens; Adult education; Citizenship; Shelf.

Citizenship lessons: father saying goodbye to small son

Citizenship lessons: father saying goodbye to small son

Stereo by Keystone View Co. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Citizenship lessons: father washing in the morning

Citizenship lessons: father washing in the morning

Stereo by Keystone View Co. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Citizenship lessons: father putting on his shoes

Citizenship lessons: father putting on his shoes

Stereo by Keystone View Co. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Citizenship lessons: an introduction

Citizenship lessons: an introduction

Stereo by Keystone View Co. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Citizenship Lessons: no. 17 - Mother Packing Father's Lunch

Citizenship Lessons: no. 17 - Mother Packing Father's Lunch

JO2542 U.S. Copyright Office Stereo copyrighted by the Keystone View Co. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; Aliens; Adult education; Citizenship; Shelf.

Citizenship lessons: father pouring a glass of water

Citizenship lessons: father pouring a glass of water

Stereo by Keystone View Co. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Citizenship lessons: American family at breakfast

Citizenship lessons: American family at breakfast

Stereo by Keystone View Co. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, traditionally called "last photograph of Lincoln from life"]

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, traditionally called "l...

Copy of photo by Alexander Gardner taken at Gardner's Gallery in Washington, DC, on Sunday, February 5, 1865. This last photo in Lincoln's last photo session from life was long thought to have been made on Apri... More