"This map describing the scituation [sic] of the several nations of Indians to the NW of South Carolina was coppyed [sic] from a draught drawn & painted on a deer skin by an Indian Cacique and presented to Fran... More
Northwest view with 1st and 2nd streets and building materials for the U.S. Capitol in the foreground, and Indiana Ave. in the upper right; view includes the Patent Office, old Post Office Building, City Hall, ... More
Northwest view with 1st, B, C, D streets, and Indiana Ave. in the foreground; view includes the Washington Jail, Aldrich's Wholesale Flour, Grain & Feed Warehouse, Dyers American House, Shamokin & Lykins Valley... More
Church and other buildings. The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 194. LOT subdivision subject: San Francisco General Views. This record... More
Illus. in: The Polar World, The Arctic Seas, New York, 1869, p. 51. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Glaciers; Icebergs; Arctic Regions.
Wood engraving after W.A. Rogers. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 34, (1890 Dec. 13), p. 973. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.
Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by contours. A number of sheets pieced together to form sheets 1 and 2, which are separately titled, joined together as one map, and sectioned and mounted for folding... More
Shows names of some residents. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Printed version of map includes statement: Enlarged from the "Michler" map of the War records atlas, with corrections and ad... More
Scale ca. 1:10,400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 250.2 The Geography and Map Division has sheets 1 and 2 of 4 sheets. For a description of sheet 2, see Civil War Maps entry no. 250.3. Map extends from Sharpsbur... More
Group of Eskimo(?) men, women, and children among tents. Photo by National Museum of Canada. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection.
Title devised by Library staff based on HABS DC-98, which shows the same building. National Photo Company Collection. No. 43640.
Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ph. Ind.; Geogr.; Families; Fortifications; Ships; Laundry.
Significance: 709 D Street was designed by I. Grenueller, architect, in 1903-1904 and built by W-F Basin, contractor. The building's greatest significance lies in the retention of ht originally intended functi... More
Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Missions; Ph. Ind.
Significance: Originally designed in 1906 as a printing establishment and store building by Henry J. Blauvelt for A. Zichtl & Co., the building housed printing-related concerns through the 1930s. The Crown Bar ... More
Significance: As a representative of this specific building type, these Eight Street high-rise stables constitute a considerable documentary contribution to the history of both the Pennsylvania Avenue Developme... More
Significance: (From Architectural Significance) Morton's was designed for the separate owners of two adjacent lots by the Washington firm of Donn and Deming. it was built by the Boyle-Roberts on Construction C... More
Site History. House Architecture: Joseph Greenleaf Thorp, 1897. Landscape: Anna Gilman (Mrs. Robert C.) Hill. Other: Robert C. Hill acquired the house and four acres and half in 1913; Edith Bouvier Beale owned ... More
Significance: This building is one of the more elegant early apartment buildings in Washington. Survey number: HABS DC-559 Building/structure dates: 1916 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1977... More
Woman suffrage. 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 208, Folder 18b.
Significance: This parking garage, built in 1918, marks the post-World War I invasion of the downtown by the automobile. Survey number: HABS DC-426 Building/structure dates: 1918 Initial Construction
View of game from bleachers. J260791 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Hersey Photo Service. Unprocessed in PR 03 (F) Sports Basketball.
Significance: These shelter cabins were used by dog-sled mail carriers on the Kotzebue-Point Barrow mail trail during the period 1925-1950. Shelter Number 1, built and designed by the Alaska Road Commission fo... More
Significance: This steel frame building with limestone facades is a good example of small scale commercial architecture of the 1920's. Survey number: HABS DC-356 Building/structure dates: 1927 Initial Constru... More
Significance: Building 76 was built in 1929 as the original Wright Field firehouse. It has undergone considerable alteration, but continues to serve as the fire station for Area B. Survey number: HAER OH-79-A... More
Photograph shows the Foshay Tower, resembling the Washington Monument, towering over smaller buildings surrounding it. ACME Photograph. No. 108947. Caption on verso: "The new Foshay Tower, built along the lines... More
Significance: Occupying the western portion of lot 3 on Square 431 is the Union Hardware Company building, a modest two-story brick structure situated between the larger "DC Souvenirs" and "Decorator Center" es... More
Significance: Interesting commercial/office design of the early 20th century, with noteworthy terra-cotta ornamentation. Survey number: HABS DC-329
Significance: This building is typical for 1920-30 small commercial/residential structures in eastern downtown area. While its date of construction has been impossible to verify, its similarity to its 1928-bui... More
Significance: This building is significant as an example of the urban changes which occurred in the post-war period when appreciation of the 19th century architecture in this country was at its lowest point. I... More