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Minazuki

Minazuki

Print shows four men taking a break from washing the shrine. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Yoshiwara niwaka : Blo... More

Kanaya

Kanaya

Print shows two women at wash tubs and a horse feeding in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Tōkaidō R... More

Yui

Yui

Print shows two men cleaning out a hut on the seashore by pushing shells(?) away from the entrance. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. ... More

Ume ni uguisu o nagameru kanjo

Ume ni uguisu o nagameru kanjo

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: part of a Nishikie Surimono. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Uncle Abe--"Hello! Ben, is that you? Glad to see you!" Butler--"Yes, Uncle Abe. Got through with that New Orleans job. Cleaned them out and scrubbed them up! Any more scrubbing to give out?" / / J.McL.

Uncle Abe--"Hello! Ben, is that you? Glad to see you!" Butler--"Yes, U...

Cartoon showing President Abraham Lincoln leaning around a door, his left arm extending toward General Benjamin Butler, shown full-length, facing slightly right, standing with carpet bag labeled, "Butler N.O." ... More

"Love's labor's lost" / Gillam.

"Love's labor's lost" / Gillam.

Illustration shows heavily tattooed James G. Blaine sitting on a stool while Whitelaw Reid, using a brush labeled "Tribune Excuses" and a "Explanation Pumice Stone", and William W. Phelps, using "Vindication Sa... More

[Man rolling out carpet; woman beating rug]

[Man rolling out carpet; woman beating rug]

Five pen and pencil sketches of fallen man holding head, woman with chickens (2 versions) and man falling with plates forming word "contents" (2 versions) on verso (not recorded). Title devised by cataloger. Sk... More

[Man rolling out "List of Illustrations" carpet; woman beating "List of Illustrations" rug]

[Man rolling out "List of Illustrations" carpet; woman beating "List o...

Title devised by cataloger. Sketches of list of illustrations for Rudder Grange / Frank Stockton. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1885. (DLC/PP-1933:0054). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (... More

The crew of the derby hat

The crew of the derby hat

(DLC/PP-1933:0205). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Battle of clothesline bay."

Scrubbing down decks

Scrubbing down decks

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "5" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021231. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Cats can, but Bon Ami can not scratch for it lacks grit The Gray Litho. Co., N.Y

Cats can, but Bon Ami can not scratch for it lacks grit The Gray Litho...

Print shows a young girl trying to pull a cat away from a birdcage by pulling on its tail; the cat is about to scratch the bird inside with its claws. Advertising trade card for Bon Ami cleaning powder, which, ... More

U.S.S. Richmond, sailors polishing bright work

U.S.S. Richmond, sailors polishing bright work

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "151" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020927. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. New York, scrubbing down

U.S.S. New York, scrubbing down

Attribution based on negative D4-20739. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "3" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020777. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The old woman of the Senate is doing her best - at a hopeless job / Dalrymple.

The old woman of the Senate is doing her best - at a hopeless job / Da...

Print shows George F. Hoar as an old washer-woman, with a large brush labeled "Magazine Articles and Speeches", white-washing senators from a bucket labeled "Defense of the Senate". He is applying a fresh coat ... More

He had milked the cow and was washing down the old buggy

He had milked the cow and was washing down the old buggy

(DLC/PP-1932:0040). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Ending on a Half Note" by Madelene Yale Wynne, Harper's magazine, 96:773 (Apr. 1898).

U.S.S. Yankee, washing down decks

U.S.S. Yankee, washing down decks

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 08948. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Mistakes will happen written by Grant Stewart.

Mistakes will happen written by Grant Stewart.

Caption: An unsafe retreat. Created and "copyright 1899 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cin'ti & New York." Jacob Litt, proprietor. Larger similar poster: POS - TH - 1898 .M58, no. 4 (D size). N.Y. no. 8623. Forms ... More

Washing down decks

Washing down decks

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 040316. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Native women washing wool in a spring near Jenin, Palestine

Native women washing wool in a spring near Jenin, Palestine

H39431 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by William H. Rau. Title from handwritten information on recto of item. No. 5405.

Puck's inventions / Ehrhart.

Puck's inventions / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows John D. Rockefeller standing on a ladder, dumping coins into a "Patent Disinfector" as a member of the clergy opens a slot and coins pour into a bucket labeled "Purified Cash for Missions". A... More

Dispossessed / Keppler.

Dispossessed / Keppler.

Illustration shows a depressed old man wearing formal clothing, sitting on the sidewalk on small railroad cars labeled "Street Railways", in his pocket is a paper labeled "Expiring Franchises" and protruding fr... More

The queen of the May / L.M. Glackens.

The queen of the May / L.M. Glackens.

Illustration shows a maid sitting on an overturned washtub with animated cleaning supplies standing around her. Title from item. Illus. in: Puck, v. 61, no. 1574 (1907 May 1), cover. Copyright 1907 by Keppler &... More

White House receiving its annual bath

White House receiving its annual bath

Scaffolding around the north entrance portico of the White House. No. 29852. Forms part of: National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress).

Teddy the old Dutch cleanser - with acknowledgments to Old Dutch Cleanser

Teddy the old Dutch cleanser - with acknowledgments to Old Dutch Clean...

Illustration shows Theodore Roosevelt as an old Dutch maid carrying a large club. Title from item. Caption: Chases dirt - and everything else. Illus. in: Puck, v. 71, no. 1840 (1912 June 5), cover. Copyright 19... More

Interesting debate on the ship purchase bill which closed in the U.S. Senate last evening

Interesting debate on the ship purchase bill which closed in the U.S. ...

(DLC/PP-1933:0112). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Chicago Tribune, Feb. 11, 1915.

Washing U.S. Capitol

Washing U.S. Capitol

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negatives or negative sleeves. Date from negatives in same range. Caption from caption list: The United States Capitol receiving its annu... More

Washing U.S. Capitol

Washing U.S. Capitol

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negatives or negative sleeves. Date from negatives in same range. Caption from caption list: The United States Capitol receiving its annu... More

[Two workmen clearing cobwebs from exterior of the White House]

[Two workmen clearing cobwebs from exterior of the White House]

Photograph by National Photo Co. No. 10014.

State Dept. Washington

State Dept. Washington

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negatives or negative sleeves. Date from caption list. Caption from caption list: No, this is not a fire at the State Dept. in Washington... More

Poplar Hill, Wash House, 7606 Woodyard Road, Clinton, Prince George's County, MD

Poplar Hill, Wash House, 7606 Woodyard Road, Clinton, Prince George's ...

See HABS MD-315 for written historical description. Survey number: HABS MD-315-C

Help your neighborhood by keeping your premises clean Tenement House Dept. of the City of New York : F.H. La Guardia, Mayor : Langdon W. Post, Commissioner.

Help your neighborhood by keeping your premises clean Tenement House D...

Poster promoting better living conditions by keeping tenement neighborhoods clean. Date stamped on verso: Apr 16 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street, south of Building Nos. 3 & 5, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street,...

Significance: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories possess national significance due to the pioneering research conducted at these laboratories from 1921-1945 toward the development of vaccines for insect-borne dise... More

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street, south of Building Nos. 3 & 5, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street,...

Significance: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories possess national significance due to the pioneering research conducted at these laboratories from 1921-1945 toward the development of vaccines for insect-borne dise... More

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street, south of Building Nos. 3 & 5, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street,...

Significance: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories possess national significance due to the pioneering research conducted at these laboratories from 1921-1945 toward the development of vaccines for insect-borne dise... More

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street, south of Building Nos. 3 & 5, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street,...

Significance: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories possess national significance due to the pioneering research conducted at these laboratories from 1921-1945 toward the development of vaccines for insect-borne dise... More

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street, south of Building Nos. 3 & 5, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street,...

Significance: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories possess national significance due to the pioneering research conducted at these laboratories from 1921-1945 toward the development of vaccines for insect-borne dise... More

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street, south of Building Nos. 3 & 5, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street,...

Significance: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories possess national significance due to the pioneering research conducted at these laboratories from 1921-1945 toward the development of vaccines for insect-borne dise... More

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street, south of Building Nos. 3 & 5, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street,...

Significance: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories possess national significance due to the pioneering research conducted at these laboratories from 1921-1945 toward the development of vaccines for insect-borne dise... More

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street, south of Building Nos. 3 & 5, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street,...

Significance: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories possess national significance due to the pioneering research conducted at these laboratories from 1921-1945 toward the development of vaccines for insect-borne dise... More

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street, south of Building Nos. 3 & 5, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street,...

Significance: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories possess national significance due to the pioneering research conducted at these laboratories from 1921-1945 toward the development of vaccines for insect-borne dise... More

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street, south of Building Nos. 3 & 5, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street,...

Significance: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories possess national significance due to the pioneering research conducted at these laboratories from 1921-1945 toward the development of vaccines for insect-borne dise... More

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street, south of Building Nos. 3 & 5, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street,...

Significance: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories possess national significance due to the pioneering research conducted at these laboratories from 1921-1945 toward the development of vaccines for insect-borne dise... More

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street, south of Building Nos. 3 & 5, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street,...

Significance: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories possess national significance due to the pioneering research conducted at these laboratories from 1921-1945 toward the development of vaccines for insect-borne dise... More

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street, south of Building Nos. 3 & 5, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street,...

Significance: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories possess national significance due to the pioneering research conducted at these laboratories from 1921-1945 toward the development of vaccines for insect-borne dise... More

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street, south of Building Nos. 3 & 5, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 10, 903 South Fourth Street,...

Significance: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories possess national significance due to the pioneering research conducted at these laboratories from 1921-1945 toward the development of vaccines for insect-borne dise... More

Tennōgū no chōzuba

Tennōgū no chōzuba

Print shows two women and a child outside a small bathhouse at the Tenno Shrine. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: full Oboshi s... More

Tennōgū no chōzuba

Tennōgū no chōzuba

Print shows two women and a child outside a small bathhouse at the Tenno Shrine. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: full Oboshi s... More

Mistakes will happen written by Grant Stewart.

Mistakes will happen written by Grant Stewart.

49714 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: An unsafe retreat. Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin'ti & N.Y." Jacob Litt, proprietor. N.Y. no. 8196. Smaller similar poster: POS - TH - 1899 .M58,... More

Mistakes will happen written by Grant Stewart.

Mistakes will happen written by Grant Stewart.

49714 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: An unsafe retreat. Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin'ti & N.Y." Jacob Litt, proprietor. N.Y. no. 8196. Smaller similar poster: POS - TH - 1899 .M58,... More

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourteenth Street, between California & Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourt...

Significance: Constructed originally as a facility for the cleaning of battle damaged machinery and equipment off of Navy ships and submarines, it played a role in the last year of World War II in Mare Island's... More

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourteenth Street, between California & Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourt...

Significance: Constructed originally as a facility for the cleaning of battle damaged machinery and equipment off of Navy ships and submarines, it played a role in the last year of World War II in Mare Island's... More

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourteenth Street, between California & Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourt...

Significance: Constructed originally as a facility for the cleaning of battle damaged machinery and equipment off of Navy ships and submarines, it played a role in the last year of World War II in Mare Island's... More

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourteenth Street, between California & Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourt...

Significance: Constructed originally as a facility for the cleaning of battle damaged machinery and equipment off of Navy ships and submarines, it played a role in the last year of World War II in Mare Island's... More

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourteenth Street, between California & Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourt...

Significance: Constructed originally as a facility for the cleaning of battle damaged machinery and equipment off of Navy ships and submarines, it played a role in the last year of World War II in Mare Island's... More

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourteenth Street, between California & Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourt...

Significance: Constructed originally as a facility for the cleaning of battle damaged machinery and equipment off of Navy ships and submarines, it played a role in the last year of World War II in Mare Island's... More

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourteenth Street, between California & Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourt...

Significance: Constructed originally as a facility for the cleaning of battle damaged machinery and equipment off of Navy ships and submarines, it played a role in the last year of World War II in Mare Island's... More

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourteenth Street, between California & Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourt...

Significance: Constructed originally as a facility for the cleaning of battle damaged machinery and equipment off of Navy ships and submarines, it played a role in the last year of World War II in Mare Island's... More

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourteenth Street, between California & Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourt...

Significance: Constructed originally as a facility for the cleaning of battle damaged machinery and equipment off of Navy ships and submarines, it played a role in the last year of World War II in Mare Island's... More

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourteenth Street, between California & Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourt...

Significance: Constructed originally as a facility for the cleaning of battle damaged machinery and equipment off of Navy ships and submarines, it played a role in the last year of World War II in Mare Island's... More

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourteenth Street, between California & Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourt...

Significance: Constructed originally as a facility for the cleaning of battle damaged machinery and equipment off of Navy ships and submarines, it played a role in the last year of World War II in Mare Island's... More

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourteenth Street, between California & Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourt...

Significance: Constructed originally as a facility for the cleaning of battle damaged machinery and equipment off of Navy ships and submarines, it played a role in the last year of World War II in Mare Island's... More

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourteenth Street, between California & Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourt...

Significance: Constructed originally as a facility for the cleaning of battle damaged machinery and equipment off of Navy ships and submarines, it played a role in the last year of World War II in Mare Island's... More

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourteenth Street, between California & Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourt...

Significance: Constructed originally as a facility for the cleaning of battle damaged machinery and equipment off of Navy ships and submarines, it played a role in the last year of World War II in Mare Island's... More

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourteenth Street, between California & Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourt...

Significance: Constructed originally as a facility for the cleaning of battle damaged machinery and equipment off of Navy ships and submarines, it played a role in the last year of World War II in Mare Island's... More

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourteenth Street, between California & Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourt...

Significance: Constructed originally as a facility for the cleaning of battle damaged machinery and equipment off of Navy ships and submarines, it played a role in the last year of World War II in Mare Island's... More

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourteenth Street, between California & Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourt...

Significance: Constructed originally as a facility for the cleaning of battle damaged machinery and equipment off of Navy ships and submarines, it played a role in the last year of World War II in Mare Island's... More

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourteenth Street, between California & Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourt...

Significance: Constructed originally as a facility for the cleaning of battle damaged machinery and equipment off of Navy ships and submarines, it played a role in the last year of World War II in Mare Island's... More

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourteenth Street, between California & Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Chemical Cleaning Facility, North of Fourt...

Significance: Constructed originally as a facility for the cleaning of battle damaged machinery and equipment off of Navy ships and submarines, it played a role in the last year of World War II in Mare Island's... More

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