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To Sinai by car. Bedouin camp under Acacia trees

To Sinai by car. Bedouin camp under Acacia trees

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim), possibly, downstream area to the west of the dense palm grove of Feiran Oasis somewhere in the vicinity of the close localities of El Nakhila, El Hswa, El ... More

Men standing or walking down a sidewalk, Chinatown, San Francisco

Men standing or walking down a sidewalk, Chinatown, San Francisco

Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943. Arnold Genthe (1869-1942) was a German-born American photographer who is best known for his photographs of San Francisco's Chinatown and the 1906 earthquake. He began his... More

Arnold Genthe - Dupont Street entrance to Chinatown, San Francisco

Arnold Genthe - Dupont Street entrance to Chinatown, San Francisco

Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943. Arnold Genthe (1869-1942) was a German-born American photographer who is best known for his photographs of San Francisco's Chinatown and the 1906 earthquake. He began his... More

Arnold Genthe - Passers-by, Chinatown, San Francisco

Arnold Genthe - Passers-by, Chinatown, San Francisco

Picryl description: Public domain photograph of city street life, vendor, shop sign, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Trans-Jordan types. In the Sheikh's tent. Roasting coffee

Trans-Jordan types. In the Sheikh's tent. Roasting coffee

Public domain photograph, 1930s-1940s Jerusalem, Palestine, History of Israel, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Egyptian views; Alexandria (Iskanderiye). The harbor of Alexandria

Egyptian views; Alexandria (Iskanderiye). The harbor of Alexandria

Public domain image of Egyptian art, free to use, no copyright restrictions photo - Picryl description

Athens. The Parthenon

Athens. The Parthenon

Public domain photograph of classic architecture, sculpture, antiquity, ancient Greece, Rome, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Aerial views, Alexandria? etc. [pyramids]

Aerial views, Alexandria? etc. [pyramids]

Public domain image of Egyptian art, free to use, no copyright restrictions photo - Picryl description

Portrait photograph of Arnold Genthe taken outdoors

Portrait photograph of Arnold Genthe taken outdoors

Public domain photograph related to Arnold Genthe, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Del Pratt, St. Louis AL (baseball)]

[Del Pratt, St. Louis AL (baseball)]

Picryl description: Public domain image of a baseball paly, player, baseball field, athlete, 1920s, 20th century United States, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Miscellaneous houses. Small house surrounded by other buildings
Nahalal. Girls' Agricultural Training School. Watering flower garden. Girl with water can

Nahalal. Girls' Agricultural Training School. Watering flower garden. ...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a garden, gardening, agriculture, plants, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Carlton Hotel, Club Bar. Cocktail tables and banquette in Club Bar I
Furniture and other home furnishings. Two chairs III

Furniture and other home furnishings. Two chairs III

Picryl description: Public domain image of a chair, furniture design, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Capitol Radio Engineering Institute. Students examining radio parts at Capitol Radio Engineering Institute I

Capitol Radio Engineering Institute. Students examining radio parts at...

The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is the federal agency responsible for the maintenance, operation, development, and preservation of the United States Capitol Complex, which includes the U.S. Capitol building,... More

Books. Webster's new standard dictionary front cover

Books. Webster's new standard dictionary front cover

Public domain photograph of Washington DC area, 1920s-1930s, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

View from across street of two children standing in a doorway in the French Quarter, New Orleans

View from across street of two children standing in a doorway in the F...

Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943. The Arnold Genthe collection includes a wide range of photographs. It is particularly renowned for its photographs of San Francisco's Chinatown, which Genthe began shooti... More

Furniture and other home furnishings. Carved wood chair with upholstered seat

Furniture and other home furnishings. Carved wood chair with upholster...

Titles devised. The Theodor Horydczak Collection is a collection of photographs taken by Theodor Horydczak (1890-1971) a Polish-born American photographer who worked in Washington D.C. from the 1910s to the 19... More

Pinup photograph. Pinup girl
To Sinai by car. Car stuck in the midst of a sand dune. Sand drifts across the road

To Sinai by car. Car stuck in the midst of a sand dune. Sand drifts ac...

Public domain photograph of an automobile, 1920s car, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Arnold Genthe - Street corner in Chinatown, San Francisco

Arnold Genthe - Street corner in Chinatown, San Francisco

Public domain photograph of San Francisco Chinatown, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Canadian scenes. Totem poles in Prince Rupert, British Columbia II
Service wing of a house, New Orleans

Service wing of a house, New Orleans

Public domain photograph related to Arnold Genthe, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Brewery. Kegs of beer

Brewery. Kegs of beer

The Theodor Horydczak Collection - architecture and social life of Washington DC in the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s.

Miscellaneous interiors. Living room, to fireplace

Miscellaneous interiors. Living room, to fireplace

Picryl description: Public domain image of a living room, fireplace, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Mrs. Westland and her home, Capitol View, Maryland. Exterior of Mrs. Westland's house

Mrs. Westland and her home, Capitol View, Maryland. Exterior of Mrs. W...

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

A vista through iron lace, New Orleans

A vista through iron lace, New Orleans

Picryl description: Public domain image of a 19th-century building, Victorian architecture style, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Arnold Genthe - Street in Chinatown, San Francisco

Arnold Genthe - Street in Chinatown, San Francisco

Public domain photograph of San Francisco Chinatown, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Construction of the Haifa harbour. Haifa harbour. Diver at work

Construction of the Haifa harbour. Haifa harbour. Diver at work

Public domain photograph, 1930s-1940s Jerusalem, Palestine, History of Israel, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Zionist activities around Haifa. Haifa, a primary school. Using a picturesque old Arab bld'g [i.e., building]

Zionist activities around Haifa. Haifa, a primary school. Using a pict...

Public domain photograph, 1930s-1940s Jerusalem, Palestine, History of Israel, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Smyrna. Burnt buildings near the quay
Suez canal steamer Middle East photographs, American Colony Jerusalem

Suez canal steamer Middle East photographs, American Colony Jerusalem

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from negative. Caption on negative sleeve: Egypt, steamers passing through Suez Canal. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Muezzin calling hour of prayer from Saladin's Minaret, Jan. 31, '39

Muezzin calling hour of prayer from Saladin's Minaret, Jan. 31, '39

Picryl description: Public domain image of an old ancient city, historic place, stone building architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Zerka-Main & Machaerus, also Zerka (town), T-J [i.e., Transjordan], Nov. 1930, May 5-6, 1932.

Zerka-Main & Machaerus, also Zerka (town), T-J [i.e., Transjordan], No...

Picryl description: Public domain image of an old ancient city, historic place, stone building architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Official opening of Tel Aviv Port. Crowds along the edge of the lighter basin

Official opening of Tel Aviv Port. Crowds along the edge of the lighte...

Public domain photograph of military parade, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

The A.I.F. [i.e., Australian Imperial Force] Surf Carnival display at Tel-Aviv

The A.I.F. [i.e., Australian Imperial Force] Surf Carnival display at ...

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

Air views of Palestine. Various on Scopus and Olivet. Jerusalem. Old City from above Scopus. War cemetery and Mt. of Olives road

Air views of Palestine. Various on Scopus and Olivet. Jerusalem. Old C...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Iraq. Babylon "the great." Various views of the crumbling ruins. Brick walls and towers near the Ishtar gate

Iraq. Babylon "the great." Various views of the crumbling ruins. Brick...

Picryl description: Public domain image of historical building ruins, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Iraq. (Mesopotamia). Baghdad. River scenes on the Tigris. The Tigris. Sunset scene

Iraq. (Mesopotamia). Baghdad. River scenes on the Tigris. The Tigris. ...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. From catalog: Hiddekel Gen. 2:4; Daniel 10:4. Handwritten annotation in catalog: Films were taken between Sept. 26 and Oct. 12, 1932. Gift; Epi... More

Iraq. Kirkuk. A street scene in the older town

Iraq. Kirkuk. A street scene in the older town

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Handwritten annotation in catalog: Films were taken between Sept. 26 and Oct. 12, 1932. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Iraq. Ur. (So called of the Chaldees). The ziggurat from the N.W

Iraq. Ur. (So called of the Chaldees). The ziggurat from the N.W

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Handwritten annotation in catalog: Films were taken between Sept. 26 and Oct. 12, 1932. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Villages in the Hauran (Land of Gilead). Basra-Eski-Sham. Town in Gilead with many Roman remains

Villages in the Hauran (Land of Gilead). Basra-Eski-Sham. Town in Gile...

Public domain photograph, 1930s-1940s Jerusalem, Palestine, History of Israel, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Iraq. (Mesopotamia). Baghdad. River scenes on the Tigris. Landing fuel from upstream

Iraq. (Mesopotamia). Baghdad. River scenes on the Tigris. Landing fuel...

Public domain photograph, 1930s-1940s Jerusalem, Palestine, History of Israel, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Iraq. (Mesopotamia). Baghdad. River scenes on the Tigris. The Tigris. Silhouette of an angler in a boat with his catch

Iraq. (Mesopotamia). Baghdad. River scenes on the Tigris. The Tigris. ...

Public domain photograph, 1930s-1940s Jerusalem, Palestine, History of Israel, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Iraq. Kifl. Native Moslem [i.e., Muslim] village with a Jewish shrine to the prophet Ezekiel. General view showing shrine of Ezekiel and moslem minaret

Iraq. Kifl. Native Moslem [i.e., Muslim] village with a Jewish shrine ...

Public domain photograph, 1930s-1940s Jerusalem, Palestine, History of Israel, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Iraq. (Mesopotamia). Baghdad. Views, street scenes, and types. Head of the Maude Bridge. East side of the Tigris with sign 1918 Maude bridge

Iraq. (Mesopotamia). Baghdad. Views, street scenes, and types. Head of...

Public domain photograph, 1930s-1940s Jerusalem, Palestine, History of Israel, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Iraq. (Mesopotamia). Baghdad. River scenes on the Tigris. Melon barges. Along the Tigris banks. Fruit being unloaded and carried off by donkeys

Iraq. (Mesopotamia). Baghdad. River scenes on the Tigris. Melon barges...

Public domain photograph, 1930s-1940s Jerusalem, Palestine, History of Israel, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Potomac Electric Power Co. electric appliances. Toaster

Potomac Electric Power Co. electric appliances. Toaster

Potomac Electric Power Company (PEPCO) is a publicly traded utility company that provides electric service to customers in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, including the District of Columbia and parts of ... More

Near Bir Hassana, on the edge of a high sand dune showing sand pouring down steep edge like wat[er]?
Close up of a Yemenite fruit vendor
Bethlehem. From the east, showing Shepherds Fields, figure seated

Bethlehem. From the east, showing Shepherds Fields, figure seated

Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

I.P.C. [i.e., Iraq Petroleum Company] terminus in Haifa, with plane overhead

I.P.C. [i.e., Iraq Petroleum Company] terminus in Haifa, with plane ov...

Public domain photograph, 1930s-1940s Jerusalem, Palestine, History of Israel, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Broadcasting studio. English Children's hour, celebrating its 3rd birthday. Fran & Lizy in the Fisher of Dreams

Broadcasting studio. English Children's hour, celebrating its 3rd birt...

Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Bethlehem mother of pearl workers

Bethlehem mother of pearl workers

Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Lot plane arriving [at Lydda Airport]

Lot plane arriving [at Lydda Airport]

Picryl description: Public domain image of an aircraft, flight, airplane, aviation, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Rebel attack on Bethlehem, Sept. 14, '38. The Bethlehem post office robbed & mail lying on the street

Rebel attack on Bethlehem, Sept. 14, '38. The Bethlehem post office ro...

Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

St. George's Cathedral, Jerusalem. The Chancel, taken from the main altar

St. George's Cathedral, Jerusalem. The Chancel, taken from the main al...

Public domain photograph of church building, cathedral, Christianity, religious architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Arab orange groves at Bir Salem in Jaffa

Arab orange groves at Bir Salem in Jaffa

Picryl description: Public domain photograph of farming, farmer, agriculture, 20th-century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Construction of Jaffa pier. Cranes at work on the Jaffa docks. Unusual back lighting effect

Construction of Jaffa pier. Cranes at work on the Jaffa docks. Unusual...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a construction site, industrial or commercial building, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Between Hafir el Auja & Kosaina. Camel caravan on the move on way to Suez?

Between Hafir el Auja & Kosaina. Camel caravan on the move on way to S...

Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Galilee. Tiberias & Hattin,  Israel, Matson photograph collection

Galilee. Tiberias & Hattin, Israel, Matson photograph collection

Photograph shows the Horns of Hattin. Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. Caption continues from catalog: Oct. 1934. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Jews' wailing place,  Israel, Matson photograph collection

Jews' wailing place, Israel, Matson photograph collection

Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Boggis Jordan trip. River Jordan

Boggis Jordan trip. River Jordan

Public domain photograph, 1930s-1940s Jerusalem, Palestine, History of Israel, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Bethany & Olivet from the east

Bethany & Olivet from the east

Picryl description: Public domain image of an old ancient city, historic place, stone building architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Boone County, Arkansas. The family of a Resettlement Administration client in the doorway of their home
The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War In...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... More

Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati, Ohio

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about th... More

Auto dump near Easton, Pennsylvania
Emir Saud's visit to Emir Abdullah in Amman. Bedouin cavalcade riding through streets of Amman

Emir Saud's visit to Emir Abdullah in Amman. Bedouin cavalcade riding ...

Picryl description: Public domain image of an old ancient city, historic place, stone building architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Applicants waiting for jobs in front of FERA offices, New Orleans, Louisiana

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Applicants waiting for jobs in fr...

Title and other information from a possibly related negative. Image came to Library of Congress untitled. (There was no caption for this image in the FSA/OWI shelflist.) Appears to be related to negative LC-USF... More

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War In...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... More

In front of church on Sunday, Little Rock, Arkansas

In front of church on Sunday, Little Rock, Arkansas

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War In...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... More

Virginia photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Virginia photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War In...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... More

Street in New Orleans, Louisiana

Street in New Orleans, Louisiana

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Citizens of Zinc, Arkansas, a deserted mining town
The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War In...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... More

Farm security administration, office of war information black and white negatives

Farm security administration, office of war information black and whit...

This image in a jacket marked "Killed." To identify this image it may help to search for images that have neighboring call numbers, are similar in appearance, and have titles. There was no caption for this imag... More

Migrant agricultural worker's family. Seven children without food. Mother aged thirty-two. Father is a native Californian. Nipomo, California

Migrant agricultural worker's family. Seven children without food. Mot...

Photograph shows Florence Thompson with two of her children as part of the "Migrant Mother" series. For background information, see "Dorothea Lange's M̀igrant Mother' photographs ..." http://www.loc.gov/rr/prin... More

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of W...

The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is the federal agency responsible for the maintenance, operation, development, and preservation of the United States Capitol Complex, which includes the U.S. Capitol building,... More

Stone masons at work at Hightstown, New Jersey

Stone masons at work at Hightstown, New Jersey

Public domain photograph of masonic lodge building, masons, freemasons, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Postmaster at Old Rag, Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Postmaster at Old Rag, Shenandoah...

Title and other information from a possibly related negative. Image came to Library of Congress untitled. (There was no caption for this image in the FSA/OWI shelflist.) Negative has a hole punch made by FSA st... More

Harris and Ewing, Washington, D.C.

Harris and Ewing, Washington, D.C.

Portraits and news photographs by Washington, D.C.-based firm, showing people, events, architecture in Washington, D.C. and elsewhere. To identify this image it may help to search online for images that have n... More

Harris and Ewing, Washington, D.C.

Harris and Ewing, Washington, D.C.

Portraits and news photographs by Washington, D.C.-based firm, showing people, events, architecture in Washington, D.C. and elsewhere. Annotation on original negative jacket. This image in a jacket marked "Kil... More

Alleyway off Van Horn Street, Hamilton County, Ohio
The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War In...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... More

Farm Security Administration Photograph

Farm Security Administration Photograph

Annotation on original negative jacket. This image in a jacket marked "Killed" To identify this image it may help to search for images that have neighboring call numbers, are similar in appearance, and have tit... More

Harris and Ewing, Washington, D.C.

Harris and Ewing, Washington, D.C.

Portraits and news photographs by Washington, D.C.-based firm, showing people, events, architecture in Washington, D.C. and elsewhere. Actual size of negative is E (approximately 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches). To iden... More

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

Public domain photograph of a village, town, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Ohio photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Ohio photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Inform...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... More

Homes of Mexican field workers. Brawley, Imperial Valley, California

Homes of Mexican field workers. Brawley, Imperial Valley, California

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... More

Jack Neill, "migratory fruit tramp," on banks of Pulah Creek near Winters, California. He owns one acre subsistence farm near Porterville. Represented migratory laborers as speaker at Commonwealth Club, San Francisco (See published "Transactions" of the Club). Education: two years to University of Montana

Jack Neill, "migratory fruit tramp," on banks of Pulah Creek near Wint...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). File print and print in microfilmed lot misnumbered LC-USF341-038052-B; file print corrected 1998. File print is reversed; printed backwards. Title and... More

Kenya Colony. Nairobi. War memorial

Kenya Colony. Nairobi. War memorial

Picryl description: Public domain image of a cemetery, memorial, monument, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Sudan. Omdurman. The market street

Sudan. Omdurman. The market street

Picryl description: Public domain photograph of city street life, vendor, shop sign, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Sharpening knife of old mowing machine on farm near Hyde Park, Vermont

Sharpening knife of old mowing machine on farm near Hyde Park, Vermont

Picryl description: Public domain image of working farmers, agriculture, farm, 20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War In...

Picryl description: Public domain photograph of a farmer, 1930s great depression, dust bowl era, 20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

At Hill House, Mississippi. He wears the union button

At Hill House, Mississippi. He wears the union button

Picryl description: Public domain image of a farmer, 1930s, 20th-century dust bowl era, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Stripping logs to be used in log shelters at Wilson Cedar Forest, near Lebanon, Tennessee

Stripping logs to be used in log shelters at Wilson Cedar Forest, near...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Newsboys, Jackson, Ohio, c.1930s
Attractive Negro homes in a better Negro district, Newport News, Virginia
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