Print shows map of the Vistula River estuary in Poland and the river as it branches into two streams before emptying into the Ost See [Baltic]. Breaks in the dike along the river are depicted as is the floodpla... more
Print shows flooding in Providence, Rhode Island from Narragansett Bay after a hurricane that struck on September 23, 1815. Sailing ships, fishing boats, and small buildings are awash in the tidal waves. People... more
Print shows the letter "U" formed by the spirit of a man wearing a hat departing a grave marked with a post topped with a hat, and the letter "V" formed by a harlequin figure perched on his elbows with legs rai... more
Drawing appears to show the rescue of two soldiers stranded near the Tennessee River during a flood. Title from Blood shed in this war by M. Peake. Code on mat (source unverified): II-53. Title on mat (source u... more
"Originated 1873. Suggested 1874." Title, authorship, date, and copyright information printed. Maps and text manuscripted--pen-and-ink. Includes text and ill. LC copy fold-lined. Available also through the Libr... more
Family huddled on river bank. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1875 Sept. 18), p. 760. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Floods 1875; West Settlers; Shelf.
Title on verso. Includes cutout prints of three heads. No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860221.
Illustration shows Columbia sitting on a rock on the coast as men bring packages of supplies labeled "From Ohio, Missouri, From New York, [and] California"; just offshore, men pull on the oars of a rowboat lade... more
Illustration shows a female spirit labeled "Public Spirit" warning two men cutting logs, of the consequences of deforestation. Title from item. Illus. from Puck, v. 14, no. 357, (1884 January 9), centerfold. Co... more
Aerial view of the Johnstown vicinity showing the route of the waters of the Johnstown Flood of 31 May 1889 and the devastated areas resulting from them. Relief shown by landform drawings. Devastated areas, bui... more
U17835 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Photographed and copyright by Histed, Pittsburgh, Pa. Printed on mount at bottom: Johnstown Flood, May 31st, 1889. Loss from 10,000 to 12,000 lives. Typed on label... more
Interior of the R.C. Church of St. Mary at Cambria City, showing the miraculously preserved image of the Blessed Virgin. Copyright by Rothengatter & Dillon, Phila., Pa. No. 8.
Photo shows men on camels and one man standing next to a camel in shallow flood water, with pyramids in the background, in Egypt. Title from caption card and item. LOT subdivision subject: Egypt. Forms part of:... more
Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by soundings. Partial cadastral map showing built-up areas. At upper right: Plate 1. Report of Board of Sanitary Engineers, Rudolph Hering, Samuel M. Gray, F.P. Stearns. "... more
Print shows the angry countenance of Father Knickerbocker looking down from storm clouds on a flood that has broken up "Tammany Hall" with the Tammany Tiger sitting on a building labeled "Tammany" and a group o... more
Description: U.S. Reports Volume 155; October Term, 1894; Texas and Pacific Railway Company v. Interstate Transportation Company
Photograph shows a house tipped on side, with several boys standing in front, after a flood in Galveston, Texas D19982 U.S. Copyright Office Title from item. Stereo copyrighted by Griffith & Griffith.
Horse-drawn carts for food delivery, protected by armed guards, outside the Commissary in Galveston, Texas. D23864 U.S. Copyright Office. On mount: The Universal Photo Art Co. No. 5441. Copyright by C.H. Graves.
From Edison films catalog: This shows the heart of one of the tremendous drifts in the east end of Galveston. Hundreds of dead bodies are concealed in these immense masses, and at the time the picture was taken... more
Large double-decked boat filled to capacity with people leaving Galveston, Texas following the hurricane of 1900. D19932 U.S. Copyright Office. Sold only by Griffith & Griffith.