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Dodge Brothers Motor Car Company Plant, Between Joseph Campau & Conant Avenues, Hamtramck, Wayne County, MI

Dodge Brothers Motor Car Company Plant, Between Joseph Campau & Conant...

Significance: It served as the major manufacturing and assembly plant for the Dodge automobile and is the last large reinforced concrete automobile plant left in the Detroit area. The Dodge factory led to the ... more

Dodge Brothers Motor Car Company Plant, Between Joseph Campau & Conant Avenues, Hamtramck, Wayne County, MI

Dodge Brothers Motor Car Company Plant, Between Joseph Campau & Conant...

Significance: It served as the major manufacturing and assembly plant for the Dodge automobile and is the last large reinforced concrete automobile plant left in the Detroit area. The Dodge factory led to the ... more

[Telescoping siege machine]

[Telescoping siege machine]

Print shows a telescoping tower raised from beneath by a screw mechanism manipulated by two men, used during siege warfare to gain an advantage of height by those perpetrating the siege. Title devised by Librar... more

[A man operating a lathe with fixed cutting tool driven by the action of weights; here the machine is cutting screw threads in wood]

[A man operating a lathe with fixed cutting tool driven by the action ...

Title from item. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Theatrvm instrvmentorvm et machinarum / Jacques Besson. Lvgdvni : Apud B. Vincentium, 1578. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of W... more

[Complex machine using water-wheel, bellows, and turbine action]

[Complex machine using water-wheel, bellows, and turbine action]

Engraving by Agostino Ramelli. Illus. in: Le diverse et artificiose machine, Paris, 1588. Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Ox-powered machine for grinding or milling grain]

[Ox-powered machine for grinding or milling grain]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: La premiere partie des desseins artificiavlx de tovtes sortes des movlins a vent, .... Impriméz a Francfort svr le Main : Par P. Iacques, 1617. Published in: The tradi... more

The machine to go without asses

The machine to go without asses

Print shows George III and Liberty riding in a carriage labeled "Magna Charta" as it passes over the Duke of Grafton, the Earl of Bute, Lord Holland, and Lord Mansfield. Title from item. Design'd & engrav'd for... more

A machine for delivering persons from burning houses / R. Aitken sculp.

A machine for delivering persons from burning houses / R. Aitken sculp...

Print shows two men manipulating a large wooden device with pulleys and a large basket attached for the rescue of persons from burning buildings. Title from related article in The Pennsylvania Magazine. For the... more

A new invented machine, cleansing docks, or deepning [sic] rivers

A new invented machine, cleansing docks, or deepning [sic] rivers

Print shows a man manipulating a large floating device with pulleys and a scoop attached, driven by horse-power, for dredging around docks and in rivers. Title from related article in The Pennsylvania Magazine.... more

A smuggling machine or A convenient cosauway for a man in miniature

A smuggling machine or A convenient cosauway for a man in miniature

Print shows "A portrait of Richard Cosway, R.A., standing under the wide hooped petticoat of a tall lady, his wife, Maria, who puts her arms round him..." (Source: George) Color impression Partially trimmed to ... more

Globe aërostatique. Dédié à Monsieur Charles. Cette machine est representé ici s'élevant pour la seconde fois au milieu de la Praïrie de Nesle, ou il venoit de descendre, accompagné de Mr. Robert ... / Desrais, del. ; Denis, sculp.

Globe aërostatique. Dédié à Monsieur Charles. Cette machine est repres...

Jacques Alexandre César Charles departs Nesle, France after the landing of the first hydrogen balloon flight from Paris on December 1, 1783. Marie-Nöel Robert (on the ground at left), who accompanied Charles o... more

Experience de la machine areostatique

Experience de la machine areostatique

Vue d'optique shows the Montgolfier brothers' balloon, "The Globe," ascending from Champ de Mars, Paris, France, August 27, 1783. Caption (French): Experience de la machine aréostatique de Mrs. de Montgolfier d... more

Depart de MM. Charles & Robert, du Jardin des Tuilleries dans leur machine aërostatique, le 1er decembre 1783

Depart de MM. Charles & Robert, du Jardin des Tuilleries dans leur mac...

Print shows the balloon of Jacques Alexandre César Charles and Marie-Noël Robert ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, December 1, 1783 in the first hydrogen balloon flight. "Sic itur ad astra" wr... more

Machine aérostatique de 70 pieds de hauteur sur 46 de diametre, qui s'est élevée à Paris, avec deux homme à la hauteur de 324 pieds le 19 oct. 1783

Machine aérostatique de 70 pieds de hauteur sur 46 de diametre, qui s'...

Illustration shows the ornate balloon used by Jean François Pilâtre de Rozier and Girond de Villete in a captive balloon ascent from Paris, October 19, 1783, reaching an altitude of 330 feet for nine minutes. (... more

Nouvelle forme de globe aërostatique. Au centre duquel est adapté pour point d'apui une machine aussi simple que facile à manœuvrer, pour avancer et se diriger dans les airs / / composé, dessiné, et gravé par le Sr. Mathieu, mecanitien.

Nouvelle forme de globe aërostatique. Au centre duquel est adapté pour...

Design drawing shows front and side elevations and plan of balloon with devices designed to facilitate navigation and maneuverability while in the air. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Cooke's Patent Drill Machine

Cooke's Patent Drill Machine

Machine for sowing seeds. Illus. in: Columbian Magazine, 1789 June, opp. p. 353. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI WORKS; Rare Bk. Div.; Farm machinery; Shelf.

Massacre of the French king! View of la guillotine; or the modern beheading machine, at Paris. By which the unfortunate Louis XVI ... suffered on the scaffold, January 21st, 1793

Massacre of the French king! View of la guillotine; or the modern behe...

Woodcut printed for William Lane, London. Reference copy may be in LOT 4624-B. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: A/P/P I.; BI; France History 1793; Executions..... more

La Machine infernale / gravé par Bonnefoy.

La Machine infernale / gravé par Bonnefoy.

Man with knife lighting powder keg on wagon at Rue Nicaise, a reference to the attempt of Napoleon's life in late 1800. "Enregistrè á la Bibliotheque Nationale."

Wheat Fan [and] Sinclair's Sowing Machine

Wheat Fan [and] Sinclair's Sowing Machine

Patented by Pennock & Pierce, of Chester Co., Pa.

Cotton Gins...the machine invented by Eli Whitney, for ginning cotton, politely sent to us from the U.S. Patent Office

Cotton Gins...the machine invented by Eli Whitney, for ginning cotton,...

Illus. in: American Farmer ..., v. 4. Baltimore, 1823, p. 380. Reference copy may be in LOT 4434 F. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Farm machinery...; Cotton ... more

Polygraph. Hawkins's machine for writing, drawing &c. / J. Pass sc.

Polygraph. Hawkins's machine for writing, drawing &c. / J. Pass sc.

Print shows a duplicating device, or polygraph, for simultaneously producing two copies of a handwritten document. Title from item. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

Gold medal machine, seven first premiums awarded in 1850, for Leonard Smith's improved ventilating smut machine!

Gold medal machine, seven first premiums awarded in 1850, for Leonard ...

719[4?] U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 200... more

Ascent of [H] Bell's aerial machine, from Vauxhall Gardens

Ascent of [H] Bell's aerial machine, from Vauxhall Gardens

Woodcut from Ill. London News, July 27, 1850. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[John Heathcoat, inventor of the knitting machine]

[John Heathcoat, inventor of the knitting machine]

Japanese print showing Heathcoat displaying the first successful result from his knitting machine to his wife. Title devised by Library staff. Annotations, stamps, etc. on verso of print: 163; 47623a (white lab... more

"Epurator" machine for cleaning cotton

"Epurator" machine for cleaning cotton

Photograph shows cotton being cleaned through machinery; cotton in case on display. Salted paper photoprint by Claude-Marie Ferrier or Hugh Owen. Illus. in: Reports by the Juries, London, Spicer Brothers, 1852,... more

Bolt vice for machine shop

Bolt vice for machine shop

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Shears for machine shop

Shears for machine shop

U.S. Capitol? (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Harris' patent portable circular saw machine. Patented October 11th, 1853 ... State or County rights, or single machines for sale by Thomas Palmer. No. 83 Dock Street, Philadelphia.

Harris' patent portable circular saw machine. Patented October 11th, 1...

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 156, Folder 34.

[Design drawing for a man-powered flying machine designed by Sir George Cayley] / Lith. Jolicoeur, pass. Vendome, 25.

[Design drawing for a man-powered flying machine designed by Sir Georg...

Illus. from: "Memoire sur la vol artificiel," by George Cayley, in Société aérostatique et météorologique de France, bull. no. 4, 1853, pl. 1. Title devised by library staff. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1... more

Nasmyth's patent steam hammer, copied by permission of the inventor from the machine in the great exhibition

Nasmyth's patent steam hammer, copied by permission of the inventor fr...

Title from item. Illus. in: Cyclopædia of useful arts, mechanical and chemical, manufactures, mining, and engineering / ed. by Charles Tomlinson.... London : New York, G. Virtue & co., 1854. Published in: The t... more

Jenkins & Knight's patent spoke machine. Awarded the gold medal, at the late fair of the Maryland Institute, in the City of Baltimore ... Kingston, N. Y., November 8, 1854.

Jenkins & Knight's patent spoke machine. Awarded the gold medal, at th...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 121, Folder 21. Copy scanned: 1

[Block making machine that produced wooden blocks for block and tackle, primarily for the ship industry]

[Block making machine that produced wooden blocks for block and tackle...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Cyclopædia of useful arts, mechanical and chemical, manufactures, mining, and engineering / ed. by Charles Tomlinson.... London : New York, G. Virtue & co., 1854. Publ... more

Shingle machine! Skinner's patent shingle machine is now on exhibition at the Metropolitan Mechanics' Institute fair. The machine, well managed, will rive and shave 20,000 shingles in ten hours ... Purdy & Skinner. Washington, Feb. 23d. 1855. H.

Shingle machine! Skinner's patent shingle machine is now on exhibition...

Shingle machine. 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 202, Folder 3.

[Sewing machine]

[Sewing machine]

LOT subject: Dressmaking. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by H. Ballou Carter.

Submarine Infernal machine intended to destroy the "Minnesota"

Submarine Infernal machine intended to destroy the "Minnesota"

A submarine and a sailing ship. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 253 (1861 Nov. 2), p. 701.

The Union carpet cleaning Co. using the original "Harris machine," with such improvements as experience has suggested, solicit your orders for clearning carpets ... Boston, May 8, 1861.

The Union carpet cleaning Co. using the original "Harris machine," wit...

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 67, Folder 18.

Bird's eye view of machine shops, with east yard of Orange & Alexandria Railroad

Bird's eye view of machine shops, with east yard of Orange & Alexandri...

Photograph shows a railroad yard of the Orange & Alexandria Railroad in Alexandria, Virginia. Photograph taken from the top of the roundhouse. No. 293. Title from item.

[Illustrated Civil War "Union Envelopes"]: Infernal machine at Washington

[Illustrated Civil War "Union Envelopes"]: Infernal machine at Washing...

Writing desk with scroll fo "Southern Rights Compromise. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: The South; Patriotism; Devils & Demons (Ca... more

The Rebel foray in Pennsylvania - General view of Chambersburg ; The Rebels exchanging their rags for overcoats at Chambersburg, Pa. ; Burning the engine house and machine shops at Chambersburg, Pa. / / sketched by Mr. Davis.

The Rebel foray in Pennsylvania - General view of Chambersburg ; The R...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 6, no. 305 (1862 Nov. 1), p. 693. DCRM(G) example 1D2.4 - material (multiple works) without a collective title

The solar gaz machine. O. P. Drake's latest improvement for lighting with gas. factories, hotels, stores, and dwellings ... Manufactured and sold by O. P. Drake & company 6 & 8 Bedford Street, Boston, Mass. [1866].

The solar gaz machine. O. P. Drake's latest improvement for lighting w...

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 72, Folder 12.

The avant couriers of the coming man--Scene in Sampson's Shoe Manufactory at North Adams, Mass.--Teaching the Chinese the use of the pegging machine

The avant couriers of the coming man--Scene in Sampson's Shoe Manufact...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1870 July 9. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

The local machine

The local machine

Man riding tiger chained to treadmill, "The local machine, patented by Boss Tweed," with White House in the distance; "14 St. & 3rd Ave, N.Y." on lamppost; "crook," "hook," "double-dealing," "deceit," ... on tr... more

[Child at sewing machine]

[Child at sewing machine]

C12588 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Dawley.

The Corliss Bevel-Gear-Cutting Machine

The Corliss Bevel-Gear-Cutting Machine

Wood engraving from Harper's Weekly, 1876, of interior scenes of the Phila. Centennial Exhibition. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1876 July 29. Reference copy may be in LOT 4435A. This record contains unverified, ... more

The Great [railroad] Strike [Pittsburgh, Pa. 1877]: Burning of offices and machine shops, PRR; Burning and sacking freight trains, PRR; and mob outside James Bown & Son gunworks [composite of 3 scenes on single page]

The Great [railroad] Strike [Pittsburgh, Pa. 1877]: Burning of offices...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 21, (1877 August 11), p. 629. Ref. copy in LOT 4403. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: Riots 1877; Geogr.; Fires; Strikes...

[A Japanese woman, with one shoe (geta) off (to operate spinning machine), spinning silk from silkworm cocoons]

[A Japanese woman, with one shoe (geta) off (to operate spinning machi...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Dec. '78. From "Textile Arts" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms p... more

Joseph Montgolfier de l'Academie des sciences, belles lettres, et artes de Lyon, inveniteur de la machine aerostatique ou ballon / Héliog. & imp. J. & A. Lemercier.

Joseph Montgolfier de l'Academie des sciences, belles lettres, et arte...

Half-length portrait of French balloonist Joseph Montgolfier, with a glass chamber related to his experiments with gas for balloon flight. "DB 1784" printed below portrait. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

[The three pronged pick machine]

[The three pronged pick machine]

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 15. No. 42. In album: Naval personnel, the Imperial Naval Arsenal, military facilities, and factories, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire.... more

Road making machine - at work on roads of St. James on Gulf, Florida

Road making machine - at work on roads of St. James on Gulf, Florida

In album. Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and from item.

Machine division in Tuskegee Institute

Machine division in Tuskegee Institute

Photograph shows young African American men learning trades by working on various machines in the Machine Division at the Tuskegee Institute. Title from item. #133.

[Sugar mill (machine), Puerto Rico]

[Sugar mill (machine), Puerto Rico]

Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection.

Sutro tunnel.  Sutro tunnel and mule train.  Adolph Sutro, founder of the Sutro tunnel.  Sutro from the tunnel.  Sutro mansion and machine shop

Sutro tunnel. Sutro tunnel and mule train. Adolph Sutro, founder of ...

Photographed and copyrighted, 1890, by Jas. H. Crockwell, Virginia City, Nevada. Composite of five reproductions of photographic prints. In album: Souvenir of the Comstock, p. 15.

[Reproduction of page from notebook of Leonardo da Vinci showing a water-powered, gear-driven machine for manufacturing cannon barrels]

[Reproduction of page from notebook of Leonardo da Vinci showing a wat...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Il codice atlantico di Leonardo da Vinici nella Biblioteca ambrosiana di Milano. Milano : U. Hoepli, 1894-1904. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks o... more

[Massachusetts. Lynn. shoe factories, 1895?: woman operating sewing machine]

[Massachusetts. Lynn. shoe factories, 1895?: woman operating sewing ma...

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

The fun machine, Who is who

The fun machine, Who is who

70294 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Act 1 - A false alarm. Created by "The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." No. 4192. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Harvesting machine pulled by 32 horses in Spokane, Washington

Harvesting machine pulled by 32 horses in Spokane, Washington

Photograph shows a five man crew riding on a harvesting machine being pulled by a team of 32 horses; three men in horse and cart riding next to thrasher. Title from item.

Threshing machine in operation, Ventura, California

Threshing machine in operation, Ventura, California

Photograph shows threshing machine in full operation with men raking grain onto conveyer while others oversee the process; chaff from threshing machine shoots out of tube and falls onto large mound; men load sa... more

[Flag making - man cutting out stars with machine]

[Flag making - man cutting out stars with machine]

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Shelf.

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