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Calcearius, der schuhmacher

Calcearius, der schuhmacher

Print shows the interior of a cobbler's workshop and store with two men making shoes as another man attends to a customer.

Aurifaber - der goltschmit

Aurifaber - der goltschmit

Print shows an interior view of a metallurgical workshop where men are working with gold. Title from item. Illus. in: Panoplia. Francofvrti ad Moenvm : [Impressvm apud G. Coruinum, impensis S. Feyerabent, 1568]... more

Cavalcade de Masquea

Cavalcade de Masquea

Print shows 8 vignettes with figures on horseback identified by various attributes, such as the figure at top left, "Le Marquis de la triste figure" or the melancholy marquis followed by "Le pere la Joie", "Mr.... more

Mistaken abilities / Woodward del.

Mistaken abilities / Woodward del.

Print shows several individuals, each believing they are better suited to a particular occupation other than the one they are currently engaged in, such as a farmer that wants to be a doctor or an attorney that... more

[Man with a broom, wearing geta; woman with spinning wheel; man with a mallet]

[Man with a broom, wearing geta; woman with spinning wheel; man with a...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Crosby Stuart Noyes; 1906. Forms part of: Crosby Stuart Noyes collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

F.J. Pilliners 10 illuminated business cards

F.J. Pilliners 10 illuminated business cards

Print shows an uncut half-sheet of business card designs, numbered 1-10, featuring depictions of various occupations; among the occupations, inscribed in ink above each card, are "Tailor", "Wine &" [...], "Dagu... more

F.J. Pilliner's illustrated business cards, of all the different occupations, printed in colors on fine China card board and for sale at $1.25 per 1000, F.J. Pilliner, 147 S. Fourth St. Philadelphia

F.J. Pilliner's illustrated business cards, of all the different occup...

Print shows an uncut half-sheet of business card designs, numbered 1-10, featuring depictions of various occupations, such as tailor, wine and liquor salesman, daguerreotypist, furniture dealer, hatter, general... more

It had in it a sample of about all the upper occupations and professions

It had in it a sample of about all the upper occupations and professio...

(DLC/PP-1936:0089). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court / Samuel Clemens. New York : Charles L. Webster & Co., 1889, p. 257.

The annual surplus and its consequences - a study inspired by the commencement season of 1899 / Ehrhart.

The annual surplus and its consequences - a study inspired by the comm...

Print shows, on the left, a long line of recent graduates with their "Diploma", some labeled "Doctor" and "Lawyer", passing by a man with a sign that states "Wanted Skilled Labor - Mechanics, Designers, Carvers... more

[The Georgia Negro] Family budgets.

[The Georgia Negro] Family budgets.

Chart shows income and expenses for African Americans working eight different occupations. Title from LOT 11931, no. 1; part title from item. Chart prepared by Du Bois for the Negro Exhibit of the American Sect... more

[The Georgia Negro] Occupations of Georgia Negroes. Males over 10.

[The Georgia Negro] Occupations of Georgia Negroes. Males over 10.

Bar graph shows number of males in various occupations in 1890. Title from LOT 11931, no. 1; part title from item. Chart prepared by Du Bois for the Negro Exhibit of the American Section at the Paris Exposition... more

[The Georgia Negro] Occupations.

[The Georgia Negro] Occupations.

Chart shows pay and hours worked per day for various occupations. Title from LOT 11931, no. 1; part title from item. Chart prepared by Du Bois for the Negro Exhibit of the American Section at the Paris Expositi... more

[The Georgia Negro] Family budgets.

[The Georgia Negro] Family budgets.

Unfinished chart shows income and expenses for African Americans working eight different occupations.

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the descendants of former African slaves now in residence in the United States of America] Occupations in which 10,000 or more American Negroes are engaged / / Done by Atlanta University.

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the desc...

Bar graph shows number of African Americans in various occupations. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta University students for the Negro Exhibit of the American Sectio... more

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the descendants of former African slaves now in residence in the United States of America] Occupations in which American Negroes are engaged / / Done by Atlanta University.

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the desc...

Bar graph shows percentage of African Americans in various occupations by sex. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta University students for the Negro Exhibit of the Amer... more

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the descendants of former African slaves now in residence in the United States of America] Proportion of whites and Negroes in the different classes of occupation in the United States / / Done by Atlanta University.

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the desc...

Circle graph shows comparison of African Americans in various occupations to whites.

[The Georgia Negro] Occupations and income.

[The Georgia Negro] Occupations and income.

Chart shows occupations and pay by sex and income by family. Title from LOT 11931, no. 1; part title from item. Chart prepared by Du Bois for the Negro Exhibit of the American Section at the Paris Exposition Un... more

The age of specialists / Ehrhart.

The age of specialists / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows a vignette cartoon of various incidents where a person refuses to perform a task because he or she is a specialist in some other field; the series concludes with two men speaking to each othe... more

Future occupations for Roosevelt / J.S. Pughe.

Future occupations for Roosevelt / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows a vignette cartoon with Theodore Roosevelt, at center, as a rugged "Guide for City Sportsmen", with surrounding scenes showing Roosevelt as a teacher of "Natural History", an "Instructor in t... more

Berufswechsel / bilder von W. A. Wellner

Berufswechsel / bilder von W. A. Wellner

Print shows a series of comic scenes regarding the change in occupations of citizens who become soldiers: a professor of chemistry is shown making coffee; a high school teacher has become a drill instructor; an... more

Your opportunity to learn a trade Join the Air Service, United States Army.

Your opportunity to learn a trade Join the Air Service, United States ...

U.S. Army Air Service recruiting poster showing men on an airfield with airplanes flying overhead, and six halftone illustrations of classrooms for the "welding department, motor transport department, practical... more

The old town crier of Drama, the capital of Eastern Macedonia, has out-cried Turk, Bulgar and Greek occupations There being no "extras," his mission is to keep people posted on local news. The fountain (to the right) is in the principal square. In 1914 the town boasted a population of 25,000, of which 4,000 died of hunger and disease under Bulgarian rule.

The old town crier of Drama, the capital of Eastern Macedonia, has out...

Photographs show town crier and other people in a town square in Drama, Eastern Macedonia, Greece.

Motor Transport Corps training school Earn while you learn / / Sgt. E.R. Euler, MTC 1919.

Motor Transport Corps training school Earn while you learn / / Sgt. E....

U.S. Army Motor Transport Corps recruiting poster showing two men working in an auto repair shop, also shows truck from the Army Motor Transport Corps.

Earn while you learn Wanted machinists [...].

Earn while you learn Wanted machinists [...].

U.S. Army Motor Transport Corps recruiting poster showing a man working in a machine shop, also lists several occupations with their current salaries.

[Allegorical painting of Franklin D. Roosevelt and eleven other people representing different professions seated around table; behind them is the spirit of Abraham Lincoln; before them is Christ blessing Roosevelt]

[Allegorical painting of Franklin D. Roosevelt and eleven other people...

J14367 U.S. Copyright Office. Reproduction of painting by Thomas H. Guptill.

Printing

Printing

Poster promoting occupations in the printing industry, such as hand compositor, press feeder, linotype operator, copy boy, proofreader, make-up man, bindery worker, and others, showing various typefaces.

Occupations related to industrial arts / designed by Blanche L. Anish.

Occupations related to industrial arts / designed by Blanche L. Anish.

Poster promoting occupations in the industrial arts, such as carpenter, machine shop worker, molder, painter, paint sprayer, and sheet metal worker, showing men engaged in the various jobs.

Occupations related to mathematics / Blanche L. Anish.

Occupations related to mathematics / Blanche L. Anish.

Poster promoting occupations that require a background in mathematics, such as mathematics teacher, calculating machine operator, mechanical engineer, accounting auditor bookkeeper, actuary statistician.

Occupations related to mathematics

Occupations related to mathematics

Poster promoting occupations that require a background in mathematics, such as bank worker, draftsman, civil engineer surveyor, and chemist laboratory assistant. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (... more

Sewing

Sewing

Poster promoting occupations related to sewing, such as power machine operator, alteration worker, dress designer, hand finisher, basting trimmer, packer, swatcher, showing a swatch of cloth with needle and thread.

Occupations related to industrial arts

Occupations related to industrial arts

Poster promoting occupations in the industrial arts, such as carpenter, machine shop worker, molder, painter, paint sprayer, and sheet metal worker, showing men engaged in the various jobs.

Occupations related to industrial arts

Occupations related to industrial arts

Poster promoting occupations in the industrial arts, such as radio repairman, compositor, blue print worker, draftsman, teacher of industrial arts, pressman, cabinet maker, and electrician, showing cog wheel and factory.

Occupations related to language

Occupations related to language

Poster promoting occupations in the field of languages, such as interpreter, foreign buyer, correspondent, custom officer, foreign service, wireless operator, and international lawyer, showing book. Date stampe... more

Tailoring

Tailoring

Poster promoting occupations related to tailoring, such as cutter, fitter , tailor, salesman, inspector, sponger, presser, clothing factor worker, showing a swatch of cloth. Date stamped on verso: Oct 13 1937. ... more

Occupations related to mathematics

Occupations related to mathematics

Poster promoting occupations that require a background in mathematics, such as mathematics teacher, actuary statistician, mechanical engineer, accountant, auditor, bookkeeper, and calculating machine operator. ... more

Languages

Languages

Poster promoting occupations in the field of languages, such as language teacher, translator, reporter on foreign language journal, and librarian in foreign department, showing book and globe. Date stamped on v... more

Occupations related to household arts

Occupations related to household arts

Poster promoting occupations related to household arts, such as millinery, dress maker, factory worker, saleslady, child care, housewife, and hotel maid, showing women in the uniforms of the various occupations... more

Occupations related to household arts

Occupations related to household arts

Poster promoting occupations related to household arts, such as cook, nursemaid, teacher, dietician, lunch room worker, waitress, and nurse, showing women in the uniforms of the various occupations. Date stampe... more

Jobs - get the facts about occupations - free classes for young men and women 16 to 25 yrs.--National Youth Administration of Illinois / Dusek.

Jobs - get the facts about occupations - free classes for young men an...

Poster shows a young woman holding books and a young man holding machine parts, with factories and city skyline below. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Eugene Harris interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-11-15

Eugene Harris interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-11-15

Eugene Harris talks to Betsy Peterson about his career as a longshoreman. He discusses the strike of 1967-68, working with rice and asbestos, and why the Houston ship channel is the best place in the world to w... more

Charles R. Montgomery interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-09-07

Charles R. Montgomery interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-09-0...

Charles Montgomery discusses his career on the waterfront, from longshoreman to President of the Clerks and Checkers Union. He talks about the lack of training at the waterfront, automation leading to dwindling... more

C. A. Rousser interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2011-11-15

C. A. Rousser interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2011-11-15

C.A. Rousser, a real estate consultant, talks to Pat Jasper about his career on the waterfront and his journey from a farm in Amarillo to one of the most influential positions at the Port of Houston. He speaks ... more

Charles H. Gage interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2011-09-08

Charles H. Gage interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2011-09-08

Charles Gage, longshoreman and ship foreman, talks to Pat Jasper about the 105-day strike, how containerization has drastically reduced man hours and segregated unions. Recorded at the Offices of the Internatio... more

Rivers Aristide Patout interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2010-07-26

Rivers Aristide Patout interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2010-07-26

Father Rivers Patout, chaplain and Catholic priest, talked to Pat Jasper about setting up the first secular Seafarers Center to provide seafarers with a better quality of life. He discusses learning about seafa... more

Alan A. Robb interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-11-15

Alan A. Robb interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-11-15

Alan Robb, a district representative, reminisces about work on the waterfront, being a part of the International Longshoremen's Association Union, and a career in politics. He also discusses the merging of the ... more

James Joseph Hensley interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-10-20

James Joseph Hensley interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-10-20

Pilot James J. Hensley discusses the highly controversial Texas Chicken maneuver, how pay for a pilot is calculated, and the underlying tension between captains and pilots. Recorded at the Offices of the Housto... more

Charlie Lou Paysse interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-09-08

Charlie Lou Paysse interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-09-08

Charlie Lou Paysse, office manager at South Atlantic & Gulf Coast District of the International Longshoremen's Association (ILA), recalls her mother, Emily Moses' career at the ILA, and how Charlie Lou began he... more

Harold L. Shaffer interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-09-08

Harold L. Shaffer interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-09-08

Harold Shaffer, longshoreman, shares with Betsy Peterson his experiences of working on the waterfront, his step father's influence on his life, his own tryst with politics and how Labor Day does not hold the sa... more

Leo J. Braun interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2012-01-10

Leo J. Braun interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2012-01-10

Leo Braun, a maritime safety consultant, talks to Betsy Peterson about the sociological scenario at the waterfront when he began his career. Segregation was still prevalent. He also discusses Title 11, changes ... more

James Patrick Cooney interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-02-27

James Patrick Cooney interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-02-27

James Patrick Cooney talks to Pat Jasper about his education at Notre Dame, and his subsequent career as an admiralty lawyer. He focuses on his cases over the years and talks about the international aspect of ... more

James Thomas Tray interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-03-02

James Thomas Tray interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-03-02

James Thomas Tray talks to Pat Jasper about tugboats. He describes the working of a tugboat in detail and explains what exactly his company, Houston Towing Company, does. He also explains the nuances of hiring ... more

Dean Edward Corgey interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-02-21

Dean Edward Corgey interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-02-21

Dean Corgey talks to Pat Jasper about his family's career on the waterfront. He talks about his mentor Joe Perez, the labor unions, women in the industry and how technology has changed the industry completely. ... more

Joe L. Burkett interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-03-08

Joe L. Burkett interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-03-08

Joe Burkett talks to Pat Jasper about business at Texas Terminals and his role as General Manager. He explains the different jobs at the terminal and how they contribute to the daily work. He discusses how Texa... more

Henry Hilliard and Townsend Hilliard interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-01-17

Henry Hilliard and Townsend Hilliard interview conducted by Pat Jasper...

Hank and Townsend Hilliard talk to Pat Jasper about innovation, experimentation and creating a tank degassing system that is good for the environment. Hank also talks about consolidation and the roadblocks when... more

David Maurice Halbert interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-02-28

David Maurice Halbert interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-02-28

David Halbert talks to Pat Jasper about his "accidental" career as a dockworker on the waterfront. He talks about the view of the management during the strike of 1968, the role that technology plays in communic... more

Mark Henry interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-01-17

Mark Henry interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-01-17

Mark Henry talks about his career as a boatman, lineworker and dockworker on the Houston waterfront. He discusses what the job entails, the hazards of the job, added security after 9/11, and the flexible work t... more

Robert L. Thompson interview conducted by Harold L. Dodd, 2012-09-10

Robert L. Thompson interview conducted by Harold L. Dodd, 2012-09-10

Robert L. Thompson talks to Harold Dodd about his work 26 years of work as a Houston. He started on tugboats at Patton Barge Lines and eventually became vice-president of the company. He served several terms ... more

Eric Carl Olsen interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-02-23

Eric Carl Olsen interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-02-23

Eric Olsen talked to Pat Jasper about his career. He graduated from the Unites States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York, as a deck officer, traveled the world, became a cargo expediter for oil co... more

Matthew Hance Glass interview conducted by Harold L. Dodd, 2012-09-12

Matthew Hance Glass interview conducted by Harold L. Dodd, 2012-09-12

Matthew Hance Glass talks to Harold Dodd about his career as a Houston Pilot. He received his BS degree from Texas A&M Galveston Maritime School. He worked "blue water jobs" on tankers on the east and west coa... more

William Justin Diehl interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-05-15

William Justin Diehl interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-05-15

Capt. William Diehl talks to Pat Jasper about his career in the coastguard and at the Houston Port Bureau. He recollects how the coastguard handled Hurricane Ike and what it means to save lives. He also talks a... more

Gilda Ramirez interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-06-19

Gilda Ramirez interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-06-19

Gilda Ramirez, vice president for small business development at the Port of Houston Authority, talks to Pat Jasper about her life and influences, her journey from being adopted and brought up by her grandparent... more

Leonard Glass interview conducted by Harold L. Dodd, 2012-08-21

Leonard Glass interview conducted by Harold L. Dodd, 2012-08-21

Leonard Glass talks to Harold Dodd about his 22 years as a Houston Pilot. He was a tugboat boat captain before becoming pilot. His philosophy as a pilot was that he was a guest in peoples' home the moment he ca... more

Steven R. Bennett interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-01-12

Steven R. Bennett interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-01-12

Steve Bennett, boatman, talks to Pat Jasper about his family's career on the waterfront from his father's and mother's start there to his grandson's interest in working at the Port of Houston. He talks about ma... more

Michael Gene Usher interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-07-16

Michael Gene Usher interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-07-16

Michael Gene Usher talks to Pat Jasper about his career on the waterfront including his unfulfilled dream of becoming a Houston pilot and his tireless efforts at carving a place for himself in many different ar... more

Dana Marie Blume interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-08-06

Dana Marie Blume interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-08-06

Dana Blume talks to Pat Jasper about the environmental affairs department at the Port of Houston authority, the role it plays in the working of the port, the different departments and how it relates to the larg... more

Arbitration award dated July 6, 1772 issued by José Ramón de Font y de Campredón, an arbitrator appointed by José de Gregorio Mauro, Marquis of Vallesantoro, to decide the case before the Council of Commerce, Currency and Mines of the city of Madrid betwe

Arbitration award dated July 6, 1772 issued by José Ramón de Font y de...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Docume... more

1ere vue d'Aigleville, colonie du Texas ou Champ d'Asile. Occupations des nouveaux colons, Fort Henri, chemin couvert qui mène au fort ed habitation d'un colon

1ere vue d'Aigleville, colonie du Texas ou Champ d'Asile. Occupations ...

This record contains unverified data from P&AGA catalog and PGA shelflist cards. Associated name on P&AGA card: Garneray, Ambrose Louis, 1783-1857. Dessiné et gravé par Yerenrag. Plate marks indistinguishable. ... more

David C. Morrell interview conducted by Anthony G. Potoczniak, 2012-07-31

David C. Morrell interview conducted by Anthony G. Potoczniak, 2012-07...

David C. Morrell, born in 1957 in Humble, Texas, was educated in California, started his career at IBM, and returned to Houston in 1979. He has worked at the Houston Pilots at the Port of Houston since 1996. He... more