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City of Detroit, Michigan. Taken from the Canada shore near the ferry

City of Detroit, Michigan. Taken from the Canada shore near the ferry

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Harper's Ferry insurrection - Interior of the Engine-House, just before the gate is broken down by the storming party - Col. Washington and his associates as captives, held by Brown as hostages

Harper's Ferry insurrection - Interior of the Engine-House, just befor...

Men shot and bleeding, John Brown and others with rifle and pikes, and hostages inside the engine house of the Harpers Ferry Armory. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 8, no. 205 (1859 Nov. 5), p. 359.

Belle Isle ferry dock, Woodward Av., Detroit

Belle Isle ferry dock, Woodward Av., Detroit

Picryl description: Public domain image of a historic building in Detroit, Michigan, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Pine Grove or Ferry Farm, Fredericksburg, Va.

Pine Grove or Ferry Farm, Fredericksburg, Va.

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Market St., San Francisco, from the Ferry Building, one year after the fire

Market St., San Francisco, from the Ferry Building, one year after the...

Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. No. 9745. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ca. SF; Ca. S- F- Earth.; Photog. Index; Shelf.

Ferry boat, New York

Ferry boat, New York

Photograph shows the Ferry Weehawken that ran between Weehawken, New Jersey and the Manhattan terminals at 42nd Street and Cortlandt Street, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015)

[Bird's-eye view of the Garden Bridge spanning the Suzhou Creek in Shanghai, China, at the confluence of the Huangpu River, with a ferry and a cargo ship in the distance, and the Shanghai waterfront on the right]

[Bird's-eye view of the Garden Bridge spanning the Suzhou Creek in Sha...

Digital file provided by donor. Gift; Jean E. Norwood; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:207).

The Steel Pier on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey

The Steel Pier on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2017; (DLC/PP-2016:103-8). Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol... More

Maud Noble Cabin, Menor's Ferry, Snake River, moved from Cottonwood Creek, Moose, Teton County, WY

Maud Noble Cabin, Menor's Ferry, Snake River, moved from Cottonwood Cr...

Significance: Maud Noble, a maiden lady from Philadelphia, PA, came to Jackson Hole as a guest at a dude ranch. She remained in this area and had a cabin built for her by Harry Clisswold on the east side of Cot... More

Ferry House, Ohio River Vicinity, Vevay, Switzerland County, IN

Ferry House, Ohio River Vicinity, Vevay, Switzerland County, IN

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-16 Survey number: HABS IN-24-16 Building/structure dates: ca. 18ql Initial Construction

Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad & Ferry Terminal, Hudson Place, Hoboken, Hudson County, NJ

Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad & Ferry Terminal, Hudson Place...

Picryl description: Public domain image of an industrial building, warehouse, depot, train station, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Bonner's Ferry Bridge, Spanning Kootenai River, Bonners Ferry, Boundary County, ID

Bonner's Ferry Bridge, Spanning Kootenai River, Bonners Ferry, Boundar...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a bridge, railroad structure, train viaduct, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Ferris Hartman in The purser by John T. Day.

Ferris Hartman in The purser by John T. Day.

Caption: We always call him Reggie! Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin'ti & New York." N.Y. no. 8028. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Captain Kidd in New York Harbor / J.L.G. Ferris.

Captain Kidd in New York Harbor / J.L.G. Ferris.

Captain William Kidd welcoming a young woman on board his ship; other men and women crowd the deck as another woman steps aboard. K17400 U.S. Copyright Office. Reproduction of oil painting from series: The Pag... More

Pembroke, Reid's Ferry, Nansemond County, Virginia

Pembroke, Reid's Ferry, Nansemond County, Virginia

Picryl description: Public domain image of a small palace, chateau, villa, residential historic building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Parks Ferry across the Oconee River is still running, Greene County, Georgia

Parks Ferry across the Oconee River is still running, Greene County, G...

Public domain photograph of Georgia in 1930s, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

California shipyard workers. Workers on the day shift at the Richmond, California shipyards leaving the ferry in San Francisco

California shipyard workers. Workers on the day shift at the Richmond,...

Picryl description: Public domain image of San Francisco during the Great Depression, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

California shipyard workers. These shipbuilders enjoy a scenic ride to work every day aboard a special ferry going from San Francisco to the giant shipyards across the bay

California shipyard workers. These shipbuilders enjoy a scenic ride to...

Public domain photograph of military personnel, army, militia, infantry, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Extended bus outside the ferry terminal, with boat in the background, on the Huangpu River, in Shanghai Harbor, Shanghai, China]

[Extended bus outside the ferry terminal, with boat in the background,...

Digital file provided by donor. Gift; Jean E. Norwood; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:207).

Irtysh River, ferry crossing at Bol'sherech'e, Russia

Irtysh River, ferry crossing at Bol'sherech'e, Russia

Public domain image of a historic view of Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Tony Catanese, owner of the Camp Bed and Breakfast Inn in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in his Pug T-shirt and with his pug dog, Blossom

Tony Catanese, owner of the Camp Bed and Breakfast Inn in Harpers Ferr...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... More

Scottish Castle, Bolivar Heights, Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, WV

Scottish Castle, Bolivar Heights, Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, WV

Picryl description: Public domain image of a small palace, chateau, villa, residential historic building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

CORE members swing down Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn, toward 69th St. ferry on trek to Washington / World Telegram & Sun photo by O. Fernandez.

CORE members swing down Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn, toward 69th S...

Photo shows the group of women and men who walked from New York City to Washington, D.C., to participate in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Aug. 28, 1963. Lawrence Cumberbatch is five people back ... More

Sanders Ferry Bridge, State Highway 184, Spanning Savannah River, Iva, Anderson County, SC

Sanders Ferry Bridge, State Highway 184, Spanning Savannah River, Iva,...

Significance: The Sanders Ferry Bridge was built jointly by Elbert County, Georgia and Anderson County, South Carolina. Built by the Austin Bridge Company of Atlanta, the Anderson-Elberton Free Bridge was form... More

The Fulton ferry boat, [Brooklyn, N.Y.]

The Fulton ferry boat, [Brooklyn, N.Y.]

Photograph showing the ferry boat "Fulton" making a crossing. Inscribed on verso: To Walt Whitman with best wishes from J. Johnston, Bolton, England. Forms part of: Feinberg-Whitman Collection (Library of Congress).

Messmore Kendall House, Albany Post Road, Dobbs Ferry, Westchester County, NY

Messmore Kendall House, Albany Post Road, Dobbs Ferry, Westchester Cou...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-84, FN-85, FN-86 Survey number: HABS NY-4-105 Building/structure dates: after 1690 Initial Construction

Potomac Power Plant, On West Virginia Shore of Potomac River, about 1 mile upriver from confluence with Shenandoah River, Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, WV

Potomac Power Plant, On West Virginia Shore of Potomac River, about 1 ...

Significance: The Potomac Power Plant was an innovative small hydroelectric facility that operated from 1899 to 1991, originally as part of a wood pulp mill (built 1888), and solely as a power house after a fir... More

Masonic Hall, Shenandoah Street, Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, WV

Masonic Hall, Shenandoah Street, Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, WV

Significance: Like many earlier nineteenth-century structures in Harpers Ferry, the Masonic Hall Building was originally conceived by Philip Coons to house commercial stores on the first floor with dwelling qua... More

Noyo River and Ferry, looking South, Mendocino County

Noyo River and Ferry, looking South, Mendocino County

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1171. LOT subdivision subject: Mendocino County. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

Picryl description: Public domain image of a ship hull, port, harbor, water way, maritime architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Picryl description: Public domain image of a ship hull, port, harbor, ...

Public domain image of a historic view of Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Str. Promise

Str. Promise

Public domain image of ferry ship, historical photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Picryl description: Public domain image of a ship hull, port, harbor, water way, maritime architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Picryl description: Public domain image of a ship hull, port, harbor, ...

Public domain image with Picryl description as title Public domain image of ferry ship, historical photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Municipal ferry, City of New York, [named] Brooklyn

Municipal ferry, City of New York, [named] Brooklyn

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[Detroit, Mich., Belle Isle ferry dock]

[Detroit, Mich., Belle Isle ferry dock]

Picryl description: Public domain image of a boat in a harbor, water, fishing boat, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Ferry boats still transport some of the traffic between New York City and Jersey

Ferry boats still transport some of the traffic between New York City ...

Public domain image of ferry ship, historical photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

The Life, trial, and execution of Captain John Brown, known as "Old Brown of Ossawatomie," with a full account of the attempted insurrection at Harper's Ferry.

The Life, trial, and execution of Captain John Brown, known as "Old Br...

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Shenandoah Pulp Mill, Shenandoah Street, Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, WV

Shenandoah Pulp Mill, Shenandoah Street, Harpers Ferry, Jefferson Coun...

Public domain image of ferry ship, historical photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Digger Indian Camp, Knight's Ferry, Stanislaus County

Digger Indian Camp, Knight's Ferry, Stanislaus County

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 299. LOT subdivision subject: Indians. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

[Southern Pacific Railroad transfer boat carrier, New Orleans, La.]

[Southern Pacific Railroad transfer boat carrier, New Orleans, La.]

Public domain image of ferry ship, historical photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[A Municipal ferry, New York, N.Y.]

[A Municipal ferry, New York, N.Y.]

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Detroit, Mich., Belle Isle ferry dock

Detroit, Mich., Belle Isle ferry dock

Title from jacket. "66 Glover" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 030575. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Picryl description: Public domain image of a ship hull, port, harbor, water way, maritime architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Picryl description: Public domain image of a ship hull, port, harbor, ...

Public domain image with Picryl description as title Public domain image of ferry ship, historical photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Wife of ex-slave Henry Brooks. Parks Ferry Road, Greene County, Georgia

Wife of ex-slave Henry Brooks. Parks Ferry Road, Greene County, Georgi...

Public domain photograph of Georgia in 1930s, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Detroit, Michigan. Train ferry loaded with oil cars

Detroit, Michigan. Train ferry loaded with oil cars

Public domain photograph of 1930s America, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

The structure now called John Brown's Fort was erected in 1848 as the neighboring armory's fire engine and guard house, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

The structure now called John Brown's Fort was erected in 1848 as the ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... More

[Design drawing for stained glass window showing St. Margaret of Cortona (on mid grid) for St. Margaret's Roman Catholic Church in Little Ferry, New Jersey]

[Design drawing for stained glass window showing St. Margaret of Corto...

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Central Railroad of New Jersey, Jersey City Ferry Terminal, Johnson Avenue at Hudson River, Jersey City, Hudson County, NJ

Central Railroad of New Jersey, Jersey City Ferry Terminal, Johnson Av...

Significance: The ferry slips, sheds, and concourses comprise the harborside element of the Central Railroad of New Jersey, Jersey City Ferry Terminal, which is a National Register site. The terminal is the la... More

Central Railroad of New Jersey, Jersey City Ferry Terminal, Johnson Avenue at Hudson River, Jersey City, Hudson County, NJ

Central Railroad of New Jersey, Jersey City Ferry Terminal, Johnson Av...

Significance: The ferry slips, sheds, and concourses comprise the harborside element of the Central Railroad of New Jersey, Jersey City Ferry Terminal, which is a National Register site. The terminal is the la... More

San Mateo Ferry, South end of Lake Union, Seattle, King County, WA

San Mateo Ferry, South end of Lake Union, Seattle, King County, WA

Significance: Steam ferryboat employed on San Francisco Bay, and later on Puget Sound. Last remaining steam powered auto ferry of a once larger fleet on the West Coast. Also the last steam powered auto ferry l... More

Birds eye view of the seat of war. Arranged after the latest surveys, showing views of Washington, Baltimore, Harpers Ferry, Richmond, Manassas Junction, Ft. Monroe, Norfolk Harbor &c. their r.r. connections, & the general surface of the country in Maryland, Dist. of Columbia, & Virginia.

Birds eye view of the seat of war. Arranged after the latest surveys, ...

Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.9 "J. Haven, sole agent, 31 Exchange St." printed in the lower right margin. Panoramic map looking South from Baltimore to Cape Henry. Description derived fro... More

Harpers Ferry : panoramic perspective from Hotel Conner to the Hill-Top House

Harpers Ferry : panoramic perspective from Hotel Conner to the Hill-To...

Postcard showing a panoramic view of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.

Ellis Island ferry house, Ellis Island, New York. General approach view, from boat

Ellis Island ferry house, Ellis Island, New York. General approach vie...

Picryl description: Public domain image of Ellis Island, New York harbor, immigrants, immigration, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

The Gloucester Point end of the Gloucester Point-Yorktown, Virginia ferry

The Gloucester Point end of the Gloucester Point-Yorktown, Virginia fe...

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An American flying squadron in India. Jive to "My Mamma Done Tole Me" makes "Happy Tavern" seem like home for a group of American pilots in India. Lieutenant L.D. Putnam of Portland, Oregon starts the session while other pilots applaud his rug-cutting. The pilots are members of an India-China ferry command, transporting supplies in and out of China

An American flying squadron in India. Jive to "My Mamma Done Tole Me" ...

Public domain photograph of the United States military and military-industrial complex before World War Two, 1930s, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

"California Hornblower" at the ferry terminal, San Francisco, California

"California Hornblower" at the ferry terminal, San Francisco, Californ...

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

A crowded double-deck ferry boat plying between New York and Jersey City

A crowded double-deck ferry boat plying between New York and Jersey Ci...

Stereograph showing a rear view of the ferry boat "Newark" filled with passengers the at dock. Copyright 1904 by William H. Rau. No. 5619.

Hoboken Piers Headhouse, River Street at Hudson River, Hoboken, Hudson County, NJ

Hoboken Piers Headhouse, River Street at Hudson River, Hoboken, Hudson...

Picryl description: Public domain image of an industrial equipment, workshop, assembly line, factory, power engine, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

The ferry, Tomoka River

The ferry, Tomoka River

Public domain photograph of a lake, river, pond in the woods, forest, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Waterways Experiment Station, Hydraulics Laboratory, Halls Ferry Road, 2 miles south of I-20, Vicksburg, Warren County, MS

Waterways Experiment Station, Hydraulics Laboratory, Halls Ferry Road,...

Significance: Established in response to a campaign to create a national hydraulics laboratory during the 1920s, the Waterways Experiment Station's activities include the resolution of hydraulic problems in wat... More

St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, Dingmans Ferry, Pike County, PA

St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, Dingmans Ferry, Pike County,...

Significance: This is a good example of "Carpenter Gothic" wood Church. The church still retains much of its original detail including celtic crosses, stained glass windows and open belfrey. Unprocessed Field... More

[Ferry dock on Bois Blanc Island, commonly known as Boblo Island]

[Ferry dock on Bois Blanc Island, commonly known as Boblo Island]

Picryl description: Public domain image of a historic building in Detroit, Michigan, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Belle Isle ferry dock, Woodward Av., Detroit

Belle Isle ferry dock, Woodward Av., Detroit

Picryl description: Public domain image of a historic building in Detroit, Michigan, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Large ferris wheel at the World's Columbian Exposition Chicago, Ill.

Large ferris wheel at the World's Columbian Exposition Chicago, Ill.

Photo by Weber. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ferris wheels; Exhibitions Illinois; Shelf.

Martin's Ferry, Ohio 1899 /

Martin's Ferry, Ohio 1899 /

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. "Published by T. M. Fowler & James B. Moyer." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 698 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inc... More

Twenty-Third Street ferry terminal, New York, N.Y.

Twenty-Third Street ferry terminal, New York, N.Y.

Title from jacket. "Bremen" on ferry at left; "Lackawanna" on terminal inbackground. "H 478" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 036469. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Hands of Mr. Henry Brooks, ex-slave. Parks Ferry Road, Greene County, Georgia

Hands of Mr. Henry Brooks, ex-slave. Parks Ferry Road, Greene County, ...

Picryl description: Public domain image, detail, hands, palm, gloves, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Detroit, Michigan (?). Looking down on a freight yard, showing a railroad turntable in the foreground and a car ferry in each of two docks in the background

Detroit, Michigan (?). Looking down on a freight yard, showing a railr...

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... More

Quiet street in National Historical Park, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Quiet street in National Historical Park, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

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

"The Capital Wheel," a ferris wheel at the National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland

"The Capital Wheel," a ferris wheel at the National Harbor in Oxon Hil...

National Harbor is a development just south of Washington, D.C. near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge. It originated as a 300-acre multi-use waterfront development. Title, date and keywords based on information provid... More

Twenty pounds reward. Lost on the 17th of October, by the subscriber, on the road between Newbern and Curtis's ferry, a large black leather pocket-book ... Walter Allen. Craven Co, Swifts-creek, Decemb. 10th, 1783. Newbern: Printed by R. Keith,

Twenty pounds reward. Lost on the 17th of October, by the subscriber, ...

Not in Evans. 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 135, Folder 2a.

The Life, trial, and execution of Captain John Brown, known as "Old Brown of Ossawatomie," with a full account of the attempted insurrection at Harper's Ferry.

The Life, trial, and execution of Captain John Brown, known as "Old Br...

On cover: New edition--with additions. John Brown was tried in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County for treason, for conspiring with slaves to produce insurrection, and for murder. Also available in digital fo... More

The hill opposite Harper's Ferry and commanding the town

The hill opposite Harper's Ferry and commanding the town

Photograph shows homes and a covered bridge at the bottom of a hill along a river in the vicinity of Harper's Ferry, West Virginia.

The Harper's Ferry insurrection--The U.S. Marines storming the engine house--Insurgents firing through holes in the doors / from a sketch made on the spot by our special artist.

The Harper's Ferry insurrection--The U.S. Marines storming the engine ...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 8, no. 204 (1859 Oct. 29), p. 342.

[Ferry Highlander, New York]

[Ferry Highlander, New York]

Picryl description: Public domain photograph of a dock, harbor, boats, water, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Transfer steamer Detroit

Transfer steamer Detroit

Public domain image of ferry ship, historical photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

National Guard, Harper's Ferry, W.Va.

National Guard, Harper's Ferry, W.Va.

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Detroit, Mich., Belle Isle ferry dock

Detroit, Mich., Belle Isle ferry dock

Photograph shows the "Garland" ferry boat. Title from jacket. "67 Glover" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 030574. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Ferry boats still transport some of the traffic between New York City and Jersey

Ferry boats still transport some of the traffic between New York City ...

Public domain image of ferry ship, historical photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Ferry boats still transport some of the traffic between New York City and Jersey

Ferry boats still transport some of the traffic between New York City ...

Public domain image of ferry ship, historical photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

On board the "Princess Anne" super-deluxe luxury liner ferry plying between Little Creek, Virginia (Norfolk) and Cape Charles, Virginia
Ferry, Maritime National Park, San Francisco, California

Ferry, Maritime National Park, San Francisco, California

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

Staten Island ferry boat, New York, New York

Staten Island ferry boat, New York, New York

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. In 1817 the Richmond Turnpike Company began to run the ... More

Maud Noble Cabin, Menor's Ferry, Snake River, moved from Cottonwood Creek, Moose, Teton County, WY

Maud Noble Cabin, Menor's Ferry, Snake River, moved from Cottonwood Cr...

Significance: Maud Noble, a maiden lady from Philadelphia, PA, came to Jackson Hole as a guest at a dude ranch. She remained in this area and had a cabin built for her by Harry Clisswold on the east side of Cot... More

Orient Bridge, Spanning Kettle River at Richardson Road, Orient, Ferry County, WA

Orient Bridge, Spanning Kettle River at Richardson Road, Orient, Ferry...

Significance: The 180-foot-long, steel Parker truss Orient Bridge is one of only five bridges of this type built before 1910 remaining in Washington State. The arched top chord of the Parker truss design (a va... More

The Life, trial, and execution of Captain John Brown, known as "Old Brown of Ossawatomie," with a full account of the attempted insurrection at Harper's Ferry.

The Life, trial, and execution of Captain John Brown, known as "Old Br...

On cover: New edition--with additions. John Brown was tried in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County for treason, for conspiring with slaves to produce insurrection, and for murder. Also available in digital fo... More

[Gen'l. John W. Geary and staff - taken at Harper's Ferry]

[Gen'l. John W. Geary and staff - taken at Harper's Ferry]

Among the staff, the third man from left, holding a sword, has been identified as Captain Thomas Hollingsworth Elliot (Source: L. C. Wagner, 2007). The third man from the right is James Gillette (Source: Amy Jo... More

Destruction of the railroad bridge over the Potomac, at Harper's Ferry, by the Rebels, June 15, 1861

Destruction of the railroad bridge over the Potomac, at Harper's Ferry...

Public domain image of a train station in Boston, Massachusetts, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Picryl description: Public domain image of a ship hull, port, harbor, water way, maritime architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Picryl description: Public domain image of a ship hull, port, harbor, ...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a ship, navy, harbor, maritime photograph, 19th-20th century architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

A view of the bombardment of Fort McHenry, near Baltimore, by the British fleet, taken from the observatory under the command of Admirals Cochrane & Cockburn on the morning of the 13th of Sepr. 1814 which lasted 24 hours, & thrown from 1500 to 1800 shells in the night attempted to land by forcing a passage up the ferry branch but were repulsed with great loss / J. Bower, sc. Phila.

A view of the bombardment of Fort McHenry, near Baltimore, by the Brit...

Title from item. Re-engraving of earlier print shows the British fleet bombarding Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Maryland, during the War of 1812. Purchase; Old Print Shop; 2012; (DLC/PP-2013:004).

[Ellis Island and harbor, New York]

[Ellis Island and harbor, New York]

Picryl description: Public domain image of Ellis Island, New York harbor, immigrants, immigration, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Noland Ferry House, Big Spring Road, Waterford, Loudoun County, VA

Noland Ferry House, Big Spring Road, Waterford, Loudoun County, VA

Survey number: HABS VA-538 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 69000256

Maud Noble Cabin, Menor's Ferry, Snake River, moved from Cottonwood Creek, Moose, Teton County, WY

Maud Noble Cabin, Menor's Ferry, Snake River, moved from Cottonwood Cr...

Significance: Maud Noble, a maiden lady from Philadelphia, PA, came to Jackson Hole as a guest at a dude ranch. She remained in this area and had a cabin built for her by Harry Clisswold on the east side of Cot... More

John C. Unseld Building, Shenandoah Street, Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, WV

John C. Unseld Building, Shenandoah Street, Harpers Ferry, Jefferson C...

Significance: The building was erected in the 1830's and is important as a landmark in the immediate vicinity of the capture of John Brown in 1859. In present day Harpers Ferry, the building lends considerably... More

Waterways Experiment Station, Hydraulics Laboratory, Halls Ferry Road, 2 miles south of I-20, Vicksburg, Warren County, MS

Waterways Experiment Station, Hydraulics Laboratory, Halls Ferry Road,...

Significance: Established in response to a campaign to create a national hydraulics laboratory during the 1920s, the Waterways Experiment Station's activities include the resolution of hydraulic problems in wat... More

Messmore Kendall House, Albany Post Road, Dobbs Ferry, Westchester County, NY

Messmore Kendall House, Albany Post Road, Dobbs Ferry, Westchester Cou...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-84, FN-85, FN-86 Survey number: HABS NY-4-105 Building/structure dates: after 1690 Initial Construction

Sakasai no watasi, Ando Hiroshige

Sakasai no watasi, Ando Hiroshige

Print shows great white herons in the wetlands next to a river near the Sakasai ferry terminal building. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-0... More

The Execution of Cook and Coppock ... [Charlestown, W. Va., Dec. 17, 1859; panoramic view of soldiers surrounding gallows from which 2 of the Harper's Ferry Raiders are hanging]

The Execution of Cook and Coppock ... [Charlestown, W. Va., Dec. 17, 1...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 9, no. 212 (1859 Dec. 24), pp. 56-57. Caption card tracings: U.S. History 1859; West Virginia Cha... More

Harper's Ferry, VA, no. 641 / George Stacy.

Harper's Ferry, VA, no. 641 / George Stacy.

Stereograph shows view of town, railroad, bridge, and river. The albumen silver print is a photographic printing process that was widely used in the 19th century. It involves coating paper support with a mixtu... More

Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and the upper Potomac River.

Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and the upper ...

Concerns an area of Maryland and Virginia between the towns of Cumberland, Md., on the west and Harpers Ferry, Va. [now W.Va.], on the eastern side of the map. Sneden details the mountainous topography highlig... More

Detroit River ferry boat in ice

Detroit River ferry boat in ice

Public domain image of ferry ship, historical photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

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