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The upper reaches of Frost Bank Tower, a prominent Austin, Texas, skyscraper

The upper reaches of Frost Bank Tower, a prominent Austin, Texas, skys...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The 33-story building was developed by Cousins Properties from November 2001 to December 2003. It was the first high- rise building t... more

Hackberry General Store, Route 66, Hackberry, Arizona

Hackberry General Store, Route 66, Hackberry, Arizona

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase ; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-201... more

Stained glass in Neiman Marcus store, San Francisco, California

Stained glass in Neiman Marcus store, San Francisco, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. This stain glass in Neiman Marcus on Union Square, was once in The City of Paris store. The architectural centerpiece of the building is the original rotu... more

Pops Route 66 Restaurant and gift shop, Arcadia, Oklahoma

Pops Route 66 Restaurant and gift shop, Arcadia, Oklahoma

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-2010... more

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

Detail of a historic car with license plates from the 1940s. San Francisco, California

Detail of a historic car with license plates from the 1940s. San Franc...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... more

Historic Electric City sign, restored in 2008, shines again. Scranton, Pennsylvania

Historic Electric City sign, restored in 2008, shines again. Scranton,...

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase ; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-201... more

Mardi Gras Parade, New Orleans, Louisiana

Mardi Gras Parade, New Orleans, Louisiana

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Mardi Gras is organized by Carnival krewes. Krewe float riders toss throws to the crowds; the most common are strings of plastic colorful beads, doubloons... more

The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, San Francisco, California

The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, San Francisco, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Street names commemorate two early San Francisco leaders: Pioneer and exchange banker Henry Haight and Munroe Ashbury. The district is noted for its role ... more

Memorial Church on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, California

Memorial Church on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, Califo...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Pr... more

St. John's Episcopal Church, Tuscumbia, Alabama

St. John's Episcopal Church, Tuscumbia, Alabama

Organized in the 1830's, the present building was first used in October 1852. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Pho... more

St. John's Episcopal Church, Tuscumbia, Alabama

St. John's Episcopal Church, Tuscumbia, Alabama

Organized in the 1830's, the present building was first used in October 1852. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Pho... more

Historic home built by Benjamin Ogle Tayloe in 1830, LaFayette Park, located directly north of the White House on H Street between 15th and 17th Streets, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Historic home built by Benjamin Ogle Tayloe in 1830, LaFayette Park, l...

This home was the social Center during the period and was called the "Little White House" by President McKinley. Lafayette Square is a seven-acre public park. The Square and the surrounding structures were desi... more

The Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion del Socorro, or Socorro Mission, was founded in 1682 by the Franciscan order to serve displaced American Indians (the Piro, Tano and Jemez) from New Mexico, who fled during the Pueblo Revolt. El Paso, Texas

The Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion del Socorro, or Socorro Mission, w...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The present Socorro Mission was constructed c.1840 to replace an earlier 18th-century mission destroyed in 1829 by flooding of the Ri... more

Sutter's Fort is a State Historical Park in California's capital city of Sacramento

Sutter's Fort is a State Historical Park in California's capital city ...

Sutter's Fort was constructed about 1840 at the behest of John Sutter, a Swiss immigrant who had received a land grant in the Sacramento Valley from the Mexican government. Sutter is best known for the discover... more

Historic Rikard's Mill is a truly historic site near Beatrice, Alabama

Historic Rikard's Mill is a truly historic site near Beatrice, Alabama

Built by Jacob Rikard about 1840, it is a working grist mill. Run by the power of water from Flat Creek that runs under it, the mill has been grinding corn into meal and grits ever since. Title, date, subject n... more

Rikard's Mill, near Beatrice, Alabama

Rikard's Mill, near Beatrice, Alabama

Built by Jacob Rikard about 1840, it is a working grist mill. Run by the power of water from Flat Creek that runs under it, the mill has been grinding corn into meal and grits ever since. Credit line: The Georg... more

The Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion del Socorro, or Socorro Mission, was founded in 1682 by the Franciscan order to serve displaced American Indians (the Piro, Tano and Jemez) from New Mexico, who fled during the Pueblo Revolt. El Paso, Texas

The Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion del Socorro, or Socorro Mission, w...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The present Socorro Mission was constructed c.1840 to replace an earlier 18th-century mission destroyed in 1829 by flooding of the Ri... more

Rikard's Mill, near Beatrice, Alabama

Rikard's Mill, near Beatrice, Alabama

Built by Jacob Rikard about 1840, it is a working grist mill. Run by the power of water from Flat Creek that runs under it, the mill has been grinding corn into meal and grits ever since. Credit line: The Georg... more

Historic Rikard's Mill is a truly historic site near Beatrice, Alabama

Historic Rikard's Mill is a truly historic site near Beatrice, Alabama

Built by Jacob Rikard about 1840, it is a working grist mill. Run by the power of water from Flat Creek that runs under it, the mill has been grinding corn into meal and grits ever since. Title, date, subject n... more

Historic Rikard's Mill is a truly historic site near Beatrice, Alabama

Historic Rikard's Mill is a truly historic site near Beatrice, Alabama

Built by Jacob Rikard about 1840, it is a working grist mill. Run by the power of water from Flat Creek that runs under it, the mill has been grinding corn into meal and grits ever since. Title, date, subject n... more

The J.W. Otts House, Greensboro, Alabama

The J.W. Otts House, Greensboro, Alabama

Also known as the McCrary-Otts House, Magnolia Hall was built in 1840 by D.F. McCrarry. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of A... more

Rikard's Mill, near Beatrice, Alabama

Rikard's Mill, near Beatrice, Alabama

Built by Jacob Rikard about 1840, it is a working grist mill. Run by the power of water from Flat Creek that runs under it, the mill has been grinding corn into meal and grits ever since. Credit line: The Georg... more

Neale House in downtown Parkersburg, West Virginia

Neale House in downtown Parkersburg, West Virginia

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The 1840 house, remodeled in 1974, was built by George Neale, Jr., an early Parkersburg merchant. Credit line: West Virginia Collectio... more

Historic Rikard's Mill is a truly historic site near Beatrice, Alabama

Historic Rikard's Mill is a truly historic site near Beatrice, Alabama

Built by Jacob Rikard about 1840, it is a working grist mill. Run by the power of water from Flat Creek that runs under it, the mill has been grinding corn into meal and grits ever since. Title, date, subject n... more

Sutter's Fort is a State Historical Park in California's capital city of Sacramento

Sutter's Fort is a State Historical Park in California's capital city ...

Sutter's Fort was constructed about 1840 at the behest of John Sutter, a Swiss immigrant who had received a land grant in the Sacramento Valley from the Mexican government. Sutter is best known for the discover... more

Historic Rikard's Mill is a truly historic site near Beatrice, Alabama

Historic Rikard's Mill is a truly historic site near Beatrice, Alabama

Built by Jacob Rikard about 1840, it is a working grist mill. Run by the power of water from Flat Creek that runs under it, the mill has been grinding corn into meal and grits ever since. Title, date, subject n... more

Historic Rikard's Mill is a truly historic site near Beatrice, Alabama

Historic Rikard's Mill is a truly historic site near Beatrice, Alabama

Built by Jacob Rikard about 1840, it is a working grist mill. Run by the power of water from Flat Creek that runs under it, the mill has been grinding corn into meal and grits ever since. Title, date, subject n... more

Rikard's Mill, near Beatrice, Alabama

Rikard's Mill, near Beatrice, Alabama

Built by Jacob Rikard about 1840, it is a working grist mill. Run by the power of water from Flat Creek that runs under it, the mill has been grinding corn into meal and grits ever since. Credit line: The Georg... more

Oakdale, the onetime home of Virginia Governor Joseph Johnson in Bridgeport, West Virginia, when Bridgeport was part of far-western Virginia

Oakdale, the onetime home of Virginia Governor Joseph Johnson in Bridg...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The house was constructed in 1818 for then-state assemblyman Joseph Johnson. The structure was the home of the only governor of Virgin... more

Rikard's Mill, near Beatrice, Alabama

Rikard's Mill, near Beatrice, Alabama

Built by Jacob Rikard about 1840, it is a working grist mill. Run by the power of water from Flat Creek that runs under it, the mill has been grinding corn into meal and grits ever since. Credit line: The Georg... more

Historic Rikard's Mill is a truly historic site near Beatrice, Alabama

Historic Rikard's Mill is a truly historic site near Beatrice, Alabama

Built by Jacob Rikard about 1840, it is a working grist mill. Run by the power of water from Flat Creek that runs under it, the mill has been grinding corn into meal and grits ever since. Title, date, subject n... more

Historic Rikard's Mill is a truly historic site near Beatrice, Alabama

Historic Rikard's Mill is a truly historic site near Beatrice, Alabama

Built by Jacob Rikard about 1840, it is a working grist mill. Run by the power of water from Flat Creek that runs under it, the mill has been grinding corn into meal and grits ever since. Title, date, subject n... more

The Snodgrass One-Room Schoolhouse on the campus of Fairmont State University in Fairmont, West Virginia

The Snodgrass One-Room Schoolhouse on the campus of Fairmont State Uni...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. In 1840 William Snodgrass erected a log building about 300 yards from his house for use as a schoolhouse and a church. Three separate ... more

The Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion del Socorro, or Socorro Mission, was founded in 1682 by the Franciscan order to serve displaced American Indians (the Piro, Tano and Jemez) from New Mexico, who fled during the Pueblo Revolt. El Paso, Texas

The Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion del Socorro, or Socorro Mission, w...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The present Socorro Mission was constructed c.1840 to replace an earlier 18th-century mission destroyed in 1829 by flooding of the Ri... more

Sutter's Fort is a State Historical Park in California's capital city of Sacramento

Sutter's Fort is a State Historical Park in California's capital city ...

Sutter's Fort was constructed about 1840 at the behest of John Sutter, a Swiss immigrant who had received a land grant in the Sacramento Valley from the Mexican government. Sutter is best known for the discover... more

Historic Rikard's Mill is a truly historic site near Beatrice, Alabama

Historic Rikard's Mill is a truly historic site near Beatrice, Alabama

Built by Jacob Rikard about 1840, it is a working grist mill. Run by the power of water from Flat Creek that runs under it, the mill has been grinding corn into meal and grits ever since. Title, date, subject n... more

Sutter's Fort is a State Historical Park in California's capital city of Sacramento

Sutter's Fort is a State Historical Park in California's capital city ...

Sutter's Fort was constructed about 1840 at the behest of John Sutter, a Swiss immigrant who had received a land grant in the Sacramento Valley from the Mexican government. Sutter is best known for the discover... more

The Towngate Theater Building, which was built c. 1850 and long served as the First German Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in downtown Wheeling, West Virginia

The Towngate Theater Building, which was built c. 1850 and long served...

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

Firehouse in Nevada City, the county seat of Nevada County, California, northeast of Sacramento

Firehouse in Nevada City, the county seat of Nevada County, California...

First settled in 1849, during the California Gold Rush, in 1850-51, it was the most important mining town in the state. In 1864, the word ôCityö was added to the name to relieve confusion with the bordering sta... more

Chesterwood, Daniel Chester Wood's studio, Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Chesterwood, Daniel Chester Wood's studio, Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Daniel Chester French (1850-1931) was the sculptor of the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Memorial in Washington, D.C. The studio has a standard-gauge railroad track used to roll large sculpture outdoors for v... more

Stained glass doors, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama

Stained glass doors, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, A...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. When bishop Michael Portier became the First Bishop of Mobile in 1829, he set out to build a Cathedral befitting the name. Under the archite... more

Detail of mosaic, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama

Detail of mosaic, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alab...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. When bishop Michael Portier became the First Bishop of Mobile in 1829, he set out to build a Cathedral befitting the name. Under the archite... more

Chesterwood, Daniel Chester Wood's studio, Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Chesterwood, Daniel Chester Wood's studio, Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Daniel Chester French (1850-1931) was the sculptor of the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Memorial in Washington, D.C. The studio has a standard-gauge railroad track used to roll large sculpture outdoors for v... more

Architectural detail of interior, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama

Architectural detail of interior, Cathedral of the Immaculate Concepti...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. When bishop Michael Portier became the First Bishop of Mobile in 1829, he set out to build a Cathedral befitting the name. Under the archite... more

Architectural detail, interior, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama

Architectural detail, interior, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception...

When bishop Michael Portier became the First Bishop of Mobile in 1829, he set out to build a Cathedral befitting the name. Under the architectural skills of Claude Beroujon, the cornerstone for the new Cathedra... more

The old Alexander Creel Tavern, also known as the Cain House, in St. Marys, West Virginia

The old Alexander Creel Tavern, also known as the Cain House, in St. M...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The large brick structure, built on an embankment overlooking the Ohio River in 1850, served as the first courthouse in Pleasants Coun... more

Stained glass window, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama

Stained glass window, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, ...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. When bishop Michael Portier became the First Bishop of Mobile in 1829, he set out to build a Cathedral befitting the name. Under the archite... more

Architectural detail of interior, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama

Architectural detail of interior, Cathedral of the Immaculate Concepti...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. When bishop Michael Portier became the First Bishop of Mobile in 1829, he set out to build a Cathedral befitting the name. Under the archite... more

Interior, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama

Interior, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. When bishop Michael Portier became the First Bishop of Mobile in 1829, he set out to build a Cathedral befitting the name. Under the archite... more

Stained glass window, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama

Stained glass window, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, ...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. When bishop Michael Portier became the First Bishop of Mobile in 1829, he set out to build a Cathedral befitting the name. Under the archite... more

The fountain in Market Square, which was created in 1850 for perpetual use as a public market

The fountain in Market Square, which was created in 1850 for perpetual...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Today the market is a small, crowded park surrounded by municipal buildings and the cityÆs local bus terminal. Credit line: The Lyda ... more

Architectural detail of interior, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama

Architectural detail of interior, Cathedral of the Immaculate Concepti...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. When bishop Michael Portier became the First Bishop of Mobile in 1829, he set out to build a Cathedral befitting the name. Under the archite... more

Chesterwood, Daniel Chester Wood's studio, Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Chesterwood, Daniel Chester Wood's studio, Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Daniel Chester French (1850-1931) was the sculptor of the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Memorial in Washington, D.C. The studio has a standard-gauge railroad track used to roll large sculpture outdoors for v... more

Stained glass window, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama

Stained glass window, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, ...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. When bishop Michael Portier became the First Bishop of Mobile in 1829, he set out to build a Cathedral befitting the name. Under the archite... more

The Stillman House Museum, among the oldest surviving structures in Brownsville, Texas

The Stillman House Museum, among the oldest surviving structures in Br...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The home was built in 1850 by Henry Miller, owner of the Miller Hotel in downtown Brownsville. He rented it to his partner, Charles S... more

Architectural detail of interior, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama

Architectural detail of interior, Cathedral of the Immaculate Concepti...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. When bishop Michael Portier became the First Bishop of Mobile in 1829, he set out to build a Cathedral befitting the name. Under the archite... more

Architectural detail of interior, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama

Architectural detail of interior, Cathedral of the Immaculate Concepti...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. When bishop Michael Portier became the First Bishop of Mobile in 1829, he set out to build a Cathedral befitting the name. Under the archite... more

Federal townhouse, Tuscumbia, Alabama

Federal townhouse, Tuscumbia, Alabama

Built circa 1824, the house was occupied by Dr. Robert Towns Abernathy, a Tuscumbia physician during the 1850's. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. ... more

Mt. Vernon Place United Methodist Church, NW, Washington, D.C.

Mt. Vernon Place United Methodist Church, NW, Washington, D.C.

Founded in 1850 as a local church in Washington, D.C. for the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. What started with 50 members quadrupled in size until the Civil War when membership dropped significantly. After ... more

Chesterwood, Daniel Chester Wood's studio, Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Chesterwood, Daniel Chester Wood's studio, Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Daniel Chester French (1850-1931) was the sculptor of the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Memorial in Washington, D.C. The studio has a standard-gauge railroad track used to roll large sculpture outdoors for v... more

Statue of Rear Admiral Semmes of the C.S. Navy, located in Mobile, Alabama

Statue of Rear Admiral Semmes of the C.S. Navy, located in Mobile, Ala...

Rear Admiral Raphael Semmes (1809-1877) was an officer in the United States Navy from 1826 to 1860 and the Confederate States Navy from 1860 to 1865. During the American Civil War he was captain of the famous c... more

Site of a change station of the Pioneer Stage Company in the 1850s and 1860s

Site of a change station of the Pioneer Stage Company in the 1850s and...

During 1860-1861, the Central Overland Pony Express maintained here the first pony remount station east of Sportsman's Hall. California Registered Historical Landmark No. 705 Title, date, and keywords provided ... more

Statue of Rear Admiral Raphael Semmes, Mobile, Alabama

Statue of Rear Admiral Raphael Semmes, Mobile, Alabama

Rear Admiral Raphael Semmes (1809-1877) was an officer in the United States Navy from 1826 to 1860 and the Confederate States Navy from 1860 to 1865. During the American Civil War he was captain of the famous c... more

Gate detail, Richards DAR Museum House, Mobile, Alabama

Gate detail, Richards DAR Museum House, Mobile, Alabama

The Richards DAR Museum House, a town house of the Italianate style, tells the story of Mobile during its antebellum period. Steamboat Captain Charles G. Richards and his wife, Caroline Elizabeth Steele, built ... more

Richards DAR Museum House, Mobile, Alabama

Richards DAR Museum House, Mobile, Alabama

The Richards DAR Museum House, a town house of the Italianate style, tells the story of Mobile during its antebellum period. Steamboat Captain Charles G. Richards and his wife, Caroline Elizabeth Steele, built ... more

The Sam Brannan Resort Cottage in Calistoga, in Napa Valley, California

The Sam Brannan Resort Cottage in Calistoga, in Napa Valley, Californi...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Built in 1860 by Samuel Brannan, the founder of Calistoga, as part of a 25-cottage resort and spa, it is one of only three of the original cottages still... more

Statue of Rear Admiral Raphael Semmes, Mobile, Alabama

Statue of Rear Admiral Raphael Semmes, Mobile, Alabama

Rear Admiral Raphael Semmes (1809-1877) was an officer in the United States Navy from 1826 to 1860 and the Confederate States Navy from 1860 to 1865. During the American Civil War he was captain of the famous c... more

Gate detail, Richards DAR Museum House, Mobile, Alabama

Gate detail, Richards DAR Museum House, Mobile, Alabama

The Richards DAR Museum House, a town house of the Italianate style, tells the story of Mobile during its antebellum period. Steamboat Captain Charles G. Richards and his wife, Caroline Elizabeth Steele, built ... more

Statue of Rear Admiral Semmes of the C.S. Navy, Mobile, Alabama

Statue of Rear Admiral Semmes of the C.S. Navy, Mobile, Alabama

Rear Admiral Raphael Semmes (1809-1877) was an officer in the United States Navy from 1826 to 1860 and the Confederate States Navy from 1860 to 1865. During the American Civil War he was captain of the famous c... more

The imposing Greek Revival McMurran Hall was erected in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, in 1859 by Rezin Davis Shepherd, who intended it to be a town hall

The imposing Greek Revival McMurran Hall was erected in Shepherdstown,...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. A major benefactor of the town, Shepherd grew wealthy as a businessman in New Orleans after the Louisiana Purchase of 1803. The clock ... more

Statue of Rear Admiral Semmes of the C.S. Navy, Mobile, Alabama

Statue of Rear Admiral Semmes of the C.S. Navy, Mobile, Alabama

Rear Admiral Raphael Semmes (1809-1877) was an officer in the United States Navy from 1826 to 1860 and the Confederate States Navy from 1860 to 1865. During the American Civil War he was captain of the famous c... more

Statue of Rear Admiral Semmes of the C.S. Navy, Mobile, Alabama

Statue of Rear Admiral Semmes of the C.S. Navy, Mobile, Alabama

Rear Admiral Raphael Semmes (1809-1877) was an officer in the United States Navy from 1826 to 1860 and the Confederate States Navy from 1860 to 1865. During the American Civil War he was captain of the famous c... more

Iron work detail, Richards DAR Museum House, Mobile, Alabama

Iron work detail, Richards DAR Museum House, Mobile, Alabama

The Richards DAR Museum House, a town house of the Italianate style. tells the story of Mobile during its antebellum period. Steamboat Captain Charles G. Richards and his wife, Caroline Elizabeth Steele, built ... more

Gate detail, Richards DAR Museum House, Mobile, Alabama

Gate detail, Richards DAR Museum House, Mobile, Alabama

The Richards DAR Museum House, a town house of the Italianate style, tells the story of Mobile during its antebellum period. Steamboat Captain Charles G. Richards and his wife, Caroline Elizabeth Steele, built ... more

Andrews Chapel, McIntosh, Alabama

Andrews Chapel, McIntosh, Alabama

Andrews Chapel, also known as the McIntosh Church, is one of the few remaining log churches in Alabama. In 1860, John G. Rush and his wife donated land for a church to the McIntosh community. Shortly afterwards... more

Interior of corral on cemetery grounds at Arlington

Interior of corral on cemetery grounds at Arlington

Photograph shows three men standing in corral on grounds of Arlington House, which became part of Arlington National Cemetery. No. 195. Inscribed on negative: Interior of corral on cemetery grounds at Arlington... more

National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

Stereo copyrighted by F.H. Bell. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Cemeteries.

Soldiers' Cemetery at Arlington Heights, Virginia / / sketched by Theo. R. Davis. The Tomb of Aaron Burr, Princeton, New Jersey / photographed by Wm. R. Powell, 867 Broadway

Soldiers' Cemetery at Arlington Heights, Virginia / / sketched by Theo...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1869 March 27, p. 196.

Hackberry General Store, Route 66, Hackberry, Arizona

Hackberry General Store, Route 66, Hackberry, Arizona

Hackberry was founded when prospectors found a rich vein of ore here in the 1870's. A large Hackberry tree grew by the spring and gave the town its name. The ore played out, but the town of Hackberry hung on. T... more

Cow skull at Hackberry General Store, Route 66, Hackberry, Arizona

Cow skull at Hackberry General Store, Route 66, Hackberry, Arizona

Hackberry was founded when prospectors found a rich vein of ore here in the 1870's. A large Hackberry tree grew by the spring and gave the town its name. Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. ... more

View of vintage car at the Hackberry General Store, Route 66, Hackberry, Arizona

View of vintage car at the Hackberry General Store, Route 66, Hackberr...

Hackberry was founded when prospectors found a rich vein of ore here in the 1870's. A large Hackberry tree grew by the spring and gave the town its name. Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. ... more

The Rains County Courthouse in northeast Texas

The Rains County Courthouse in northeast Texas

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The current courthouse is the fourth for Rains County since its creation in 1870. It was built around the old vault from the 1884 buil... more

Point Arena Lighthouse in California

Point Arena Lighthouse in California

On May 1, 1870, the Point Arena Lighthouse became the first of three tall coastal towers in California to commence service during the 1870s. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: ... more

Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful is a cone geyser located in Wyoming, in Yellowstone National Park in the United States. Old Faithful was named in 1870 during the Washburn- Langford-Doane Expedition and was the first geyser in the... more

View of old car and gas pump at the Hackberry General Store, Route 66, Hackberry, Arizona

View of old car and gas pump at the Hackberry General Store, Route 66,...

Hackberry was founded when prospectors found a rich vein of ore here in the 1870's. A large Hackberry tree grew by the spring and gave the town its name. Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. ... more

The historic Waco Suspension Bridge, now a pedestrian and bicyclists' bridge across the Brazos River in Waco, Texas

The historic Waco Suspension Bridge, now a pedestrian and bicyclists' ...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. For many years, cattle were driven across the suspension bridge in its early days, when it was covered with dirt. It is now lined wit... more

Part of Robert Summers's sculpture, "The Waco Chisholm Trail Heritage," near the historic Waco Suspension Bridge, now a pedestrian and bicyclists' bridge across the Brazos River in Waco, Texas

Part of Robert Summers's sculpture, "The Waco Chisholm Trail Heritage,...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The full sculpture depicts several cowboys and a Mexican vaquero driving longhorn cattle. Cattle were in fact driven across the suspe... more

"The Miracle Worker" play that is actually performed in the back yard of Ivy Green, the home in Tuscumbia, Alabama, where Helen Keller grew up and was born in 1880

"The Miracle Worker" play that is actually performed in the back yard ...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... more

Stairway at the Sidney Yates Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Stairway at the Sidney Yates Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Date built: 1880; architect: James G. Hill. Credit line: Ph... more

Interior office space, Sidney Yates Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Interior office space, Sidney Yates Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Date built: 1880; architect: James G. Hill. Credit line: Ph... more

Detail on the grounds of the Mono County Courthouse in Bridgeport, California

Detail on the grounds of the Mono County Courthouse in Bridgeport, Cal...

Mono County was created on April 21, 1861, as the first California mining county on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada. This Italianate courthouse was completed in 1880. Title, date, and keywords provided b... more

Sidney Yates Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Sidney Yates Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Date built: 1880; architect: James G. Hill. Credit line: Ph... more

"The Miracle Worker" play that is actually performed in the back yard of Ivy Green, the home in Tuscumbia, Alabama, where Helen Keller grew up and was born in 1880

"The Miracle Worker" play that is actually performed in the back yard ...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... more

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