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Aigendliche delineation welcher Gestalt die Schwedische den Weixel tam dvrch stochen vnd den ganzen Dantziger Werder vberschwimbt samt der ganzen Sitvation mid vmb ligenden Örter

Aigendliche delineation welcher Gestalt die Schwedische den Weixel tam...

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

A representation of the great storm at Providence, Sept. 23d 1815 / painted and engraved by J. Kidder.

A representation of the great storm at Providence, Sept. 23d 1815 / pa...

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

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. UV bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. UV bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

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

[Lieutenant Louis von Trebra, Captain [Lieutenant] Adolph Metzner, and Lieutenant Walker, Tennessee River near Battle Creek, Alabama, August 1862]

[Lieutenant Louis von Trebra, Captain [Lieutenant] Adolph Metzner, and...

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

The Great Flood, Denver, Colorado Territory, May 19, 1864 / George D. Wakely.

The Great Flood, Denver, Colorado Territory, May 19, 1864 / George D. ...

Title from item. Copy photograph filed in: U.S. GEOG FILE - Colorado Denver Views.

U.S. Reports: Railroad Company v. Reeves, 77 U.S. (10 Wall.) 176 (1870)

U.S. Reports: Railroad Company v. Reeves, 77 U.S. (10 Wall.) 176 (1870...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 77; Wallace Volume 10; December Term, 1869; Railroad Company v. Reeves

Plan for sewering the city of Washington, D.C. : and at the same time purify B-Street Sewer and James Creek Canal, and prevent floods, which are so frequent, by means of "an artificial current" /

Plan for sewering the city of Washington, D.C. : and at the same time ...

"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

Western sketches - a freshet in the Red River, Texas / Hoskin ; drawn by Frenzeny and Tavernier.

Western sketches - a freshet in the Red River, Texas / Hoskin ; drawn ...

People on ferry crossing the Red River, Texas, during a flood. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1874 April 25, p. 361.

Washed out by the floods - an incident of cabin life in the west

Washed out by the floods - an incident of cabin life in the west

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.

The main trouble

The main trouble

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.

The Republican deluge

The Republican deluge

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

The great floods of 1883 - Germany's need and America's aid / J. Keppler.

The great floods of 1883 - Germany's need and America's aid / J. Keppl...

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

Ohio - View of the recent floods at Toledo, Ohio, looking down the Maumee River from the Dayton and Michigan freight yards / from a sketch by French Brothers.

Ohio - View of the recent floods at Toledo, Ohio, looking down the Mau...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 56, no. 1,432 (1883 Mar. 3), p. 29.

Preserve your forests from destruction, and protect your country from floods and drought / J. Keppler.

Preserve your forests from destruction, and protect your country from ...

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

"Help! Help!" / Th. Nast.

"Help! Help!" / Th. Nast.

Woman and two small children adrift on pieces of wood on raging river. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 28, no. 1419 (1884 March 1), p. 133.

The Mississippi levees / drawn by J.O. Davidson.

The Mississippi levees / drawn by J.O. Davidson.

Two drawings: A break in the levee - giving the alarm; and building a levee. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1884 March 15, p. 169.

Two political paths / J. Keppler.

Two political paths / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows "Evarts, Reid, Robeson, Logan, [and] Blaine" and William W. Phelps standing on the remains of a bridge "Washed Away by the Freshet of Nov. 1884" labeled "Partisan Civil Service" and finding i... more

General view looking south, Johnstown flood

General view looking south, Johnstown flood

Copyright by Langill & Darling. No. 16.

The fatal bridge, Johnstown, Pa. U.S.A

The fatal bridge, Johnstown, Pa. U.S.A

No. 5236. Title from item.

The City of Canvas, where Johnstown was, Pa
Bird's-eye view of the Conemaugh Valley from Nineveh to the lake, Johnstown, Pa. : from personal sketches and surveys of the Pennsylvania R.R. by permission /

Bird's-eye view of the Conemaugh Valley from Nineveh to the lake, John...

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

The river of death, Johnstown, Pa. U.S.A
Going for rations, Johnstown, Pa. U.S.A

Going for rations, Johnstown, Pa. U.S.A

No. 5253. Title from item.

Cyrus Elders' house, Johnstown Flood, May 31st, 1889

Cyrus Elders' house, Johnstown Flood, May 31st, 1889

17850U U.S. Copyright Office. Photographed and copyright by Histed, Pittsburgh, Pa.

The bridge of death, Johnstown, Pa. U.S.A
[Ruins of viaduct bridge, Johnstown, Pa., after the flood, May 31, 1889]
Mining for their dead, Johnstown, Pa. U.S.A
Broken dam from roadway, Johnstown Flood, May 31st, 1889

Broken dam from roadway, Johnstown Flood, May 31st, 1889

17848U U.S. Copyright Office. Photographed and copyright by Histed, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Where Johnstown was, Pa. U.S.A

Where Johnstown was, Pa. U.S.A

No. 5246. Title from item.

Across Stony Creek to Cambria Mills
Johnstown Flood, May 31st, 1889. No. 5, Geo. Hamilton, Assistant Superintendent, Cambria Iron Mills house

Johnstown Flood, May 31st, 1889. No. 5, Geo. Hamilton, Assistant Super...

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

The Flood, Warehouse of Cambria Iron Works

The Flood, Warehouse of Cambria Iron Works

Photograph shows major flood destruction; in foreground a railway car lies on its side still partially attached to railroad tracks; in background destroyed warehouse buildings, debris covered street and recedin... more

The Iron Works, Johnstown, Pa. U.S.A

The Iron Works, Johnstown, Pa. U.S.A

No. 5254. Title from item.

Johnstown Flood

Johnstown Flood

Covers Johnstown metropolitan area and the Little Conemaugh River valley. Relief shown by shading. Panel title: Johnstown Flood National Memorial, Pennsylvania. Includes text, notes, and ill. Text, map of cent... more

Conemaugh Valley

Conemaugh Valley

No. 7. Title from item.

The Ruins at Johnstown, Pa., after the flood, May 31, 1889

The Ruins at Johnstown, Pa., after the flood, May 31, 1889

View of the P.R.R. Bridge and gorge, from which hundreds of bodies were taken daily. Copyright by Rothengatter & Dillon, Phila., Pa. No. 10.

Debris on fire at Bridge

Debris on fire at Bridge

No. 6. Title from item.

The bridge of death, Johnstown, Pa. U.S.A
Cambria Mills

Cambria Mills

No. 1. Title from item.

The river of death, Johnstown, Pa. U.S.A
Iron piled like straws, Johnstown, Pa. U.SA
View of the broken dam looking from bed of lake, Johnstown Flood, May 31st, 1889

View of the broken dam looking from bed of lake, Johnstown Flood, May ...

17846U U.S. Copyright Office. Photographed and copyright by Histed, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Where Johnstown was, Pa. U.S.A

Where Johnstown was, Pa. U.S.A

No. 5245. Title from item.

Looking Down Stony Creek

Looking Down Stony Creek

No. 3. Title from item.

The Ruins at Johnstown, Pa., after the flood, May 31, 1889

The Ruins at Johnstown, Pa., after the flood, May 31, 1889

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.

The bridge builders, Johnstown, Pa. U.S.A
Johnstown and Conemaugh Valley, Pa., Disaster
Iron piled like straws, Johnstown, Pa. U.SA
[Ruins at Johnstown, Pa., after the flood, May 31, 1889]

[Ruins at Johnstown, Pa., after the flood, May 31, 1889]

Exterior of Catholic Church. Copyright by Langill & Darling, N.Y.C. No. 21.

[Egypt. Village and pyramids during the flood-time. ca. 189-]

[Egypt. Village and pyramids during the flood-time. ca. 189-]

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

U.S. Reports: Casement v. Brown, 148 U.S. 615 (1893)

U.S. Reports: Casement v. Brown, 148 U.S. 615 (1893)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 148; October Term, 1892; Casement v. Brown

Drowned in the flood / F. Opper.

Drowned in the flood / F. Opper.

Print shows Roswell P. Flower kneeling over the drowned body of a young girl labeled "Presidential Hopes"; in the background, a figure labeled "Maynard" appears to be half-buried and stuck in the mud in the aft... more

Out of the silver flood! / Dalrymple.

Out of the silver flood! / Dalrymple.

Print shows Uncle Sam trying to climb out of a flood of silver coinage toward elevated ground labeled "Repeal of the Sherman Law by the 53rd Congress" using a rope labeled "Public Opinion" while carrying a fema... more

Map of the city of Washington showing present main sewerage and sewage outfalls : also the territory flooded in June 1889.

Map of the city of Washington showing present main sewerage and sewage...

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

Puck's political weather forecast for Fourteenth Street and vicinity / Dalrymple.

Puck's political weather forecast for Fourteenth Street and vicinity /...

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

U.S. Reports: Tex. and Pac. Railway v. Interstate Transportation Co., 155 U.S. 585 (1895)

U.S. Reports: Tex. and Pac. Railway v. Interstate Transportation Co., ...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 155; October Term, 1894; Texas and Pacific Railway Company v. Interstate Transportation Company

[Wolf Creek flood]

[Wolf Creek flood]

Title from reference print. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LOT 11512. Forms part of: Glass negatives from the Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright.

[Wolf Creek flood]

[Wolf Creek flood]

Title from reference print. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LOT 11512. Forms part of: Glass negatives from the Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright.

The overflow of the Nile, Cairo, Egypt

The overflow of the Nile, Cairo, Egypt

Stereograph showing palm trees partially submerged by water of the Nile River, Cairo, Egypt. 17219 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 12501.

[Wolf Creek flood]

[Wolf Creek flood]

Title from reference print. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LOT 11512. Forms part of: Glass negatives from the Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright.

Manila - rainy season - Uli Uli Road

Manila - rainy season - Uli Uli Road

Photograph shows cart and carriage in axle-deep water on road in Manila, Philippines. Negatives in album shot in 1899 and 1900 by Dean C. Worcester and P. L. Sherman, private secretary to Worcester. Title from ... more

The ruins at Johnstown, after the flood May 31, 1889 / Rothengatter & Dillon, photo's, Phila.

The ruins at Johnstown, after the flood May 31, 1889 / Rothengatter & ...

General view from the mountain, below the bridge. 17682U U.S. Copyright Office. No. 12.

Galveston Disaster. House on Ave. N slightly moved with flood

Galveston Disaster. House on Ave. N slightly moved with flood

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.

Panorama of orphans' home, Galveston /

Panorama of orphans' home, Galveston /

"The camera focuses on the building indicated as the Orphans Home, showing damage created by either the wind of the hurricane or the backwash from the tidal wave, and including debris around the yard. As the ca... more

Galveston flood, Sept., 1900--Commissary Dept.

Galveston flood, Sept., 1900--Commissary Dept.

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.

Searching ruins on Broadway, Galveston, for dead bodies /

Searching ruins on Broadway, Galveston, for dead bodies /

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

Panorama of wreckage of water front /

Panorama of wreckage of water front /

"This picture shows the remains of one of the docks, several freight cars being piled one upon the other, while the most interesting part of the picture shows two schooners literally smashed one into the other,... more

Galveston disaster, merchants drying goods after flood

Galveston disaster, merchants drying goods after flood

Textiles drying on makeshift clotheslines strung outside storefront.

Galveston disaster, people leaving city after flood

Galveston disaster, people leaving city after flood

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.

Launching a stranded schooner from the docks /

Launching a stranded schooner from the docks /

"During the terrific storm all of the light craft along the dock front was lifted out of the water and washed up into the streets, many of them being carried for miles inland. This subject shows a number of boa... more

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