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[Manuscript map of Seventeenth Street N.W. between E Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington D.C.].

[Manuscript map of Seventeenth Street N.W. between E Street and Pennsy...

Partial cadastral map showing lot lines, lot and block numbers, and dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. At top in ink: Presidents Square. Pen-and-ink with additions in lead pencil. Watermark: U S [word uncl... more

Washington in 1800

Washington in 1800

Photo shows a black-and-white engraving published in 1834 to portray Washington, D.C. and the west front of the U.S. Capitol grounds as they were in 1800. Includes the west end of the west grounds and Pennsylv... more

Part of the city of Washington shewing the heights of the present surface of the ground from Pennsylvania Avenue to New Jersey Avenue below the Capitol Hill

Part of the city of Washington shewing the heights of the present surf...

Shows some block numbers. Relief shown by spot heights. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Includes text and table of elevations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. W... more

Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President's house") for Dolley Madison, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President'...

Working drawing showing looking glass frame and mantel in Blue Room as elevation; rendering. UNIT title devised. Client's name from The Architectural drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 1994. Inscriptions on re... more

Washington, looking up Pennsylvania Avenue from the new Terrace of the Capitol

Washington, looking up Pennsylvania Avenue from the new Terrace of the...

Title from item. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 672. (DLC/PP-1996:032.17). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: "American Treasures" at the Library of Congress, ... more

Hat manufactory. William H. Hamer, respectfully informs his friends and the public that he has commenced his hatting business, in all its various branches, on Pennsylvania Avenue, two doors east of Davis's Hotel ... Washington City Dec. 17, 1810

Hat manufactory. William H. Hamer, respectfully informs his friends an...

Title.; Imprint 2. 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 190, Folder 20.

At Duane's book-store, Pennsylvania Avenue. For sale a collection of books ... [Washington 181-?].

At Duane's book-store, Pennsylvania Avenue. For sale a collection of b...

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 191, Folder 9.

[Cadastral survey map of Squares A and B adjacent to Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington D.C. : new part of the Mall] /

[Cadastral survey map of Squares A and B adjacent to Pennsylvania Aven...

Covers blocks bounded by 6th St., Pennsylvania Av., 3rd St., and the former Missouri Av. N.W. Black ink, brown ink, and lead pencil. Torn, fold-lined, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and computatio... more

Scene in Washington. Sunday Feby. 25. 1838

Scene in Washington. Sunday Feby. 25. 1838

A caricature of James Watson Webb, prominent Whig editor of the "Morning Courier and New York Enquirer." Webb is shown parading, armed to the teeth, along Pennsylvania Avenue. He carries a sword cane, a musket,... more

Footrace, Pennsylvania Avenue. Stakes $25,000

Footrace, Pennsylvania Avenue. Stakes $25,000

The race for a $25,000 prize (the president's salary) is a metaphor for the 1844 campaign. The favored contender here is Henry Clay. The other runners are James K. Polk and John Tyler, while commentaries are of... more

Mayoralty. Clear the track for John C. Harkness, the mechanic's workingman's and independent candidate! ... Many voters. May 21, 1846. [Washington, D. C.] Printed by James N. Davis, Southwest corner of Pennsylvania avenue and 12th street.

Mayoralty. Clear the track for John C. Harkness, the mechanic's workin...

Harkness, John C. 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 198, Folder 5.

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 12th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. Third story floor plan]

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 1...

Inscriptions on recto: Third story ; John Haviland Archt Philadelphia 1847 ; Gentlemen's stair ; Ladies stair. Building originally Fountain Inn, then Irving Hotel (1848), then The Kirkwood House (1854). Demolis... more

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 12th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. Principal floor plan]

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 1...

Inscriptions on recto: Principal floor ; John Haviland Architect Philadelphia. 1847 ; Saloon ; Balconey ; Ladies dressing room ; Gent's dressing room ; Ladies stair-case ; Gentlemen's stair-case ; Piazza ; Ladi... more

Every body and his big grandmother are going to buy their valentines at cupid's original head quarters, J. Shillington's Odeon building, corner of 4.5 Street, and Pennsylvania Avenue ... [Washington, D. C.] Printed at the Cheap Job Printing offi

Every body and his big grandmother are going to buy their valentines a...

Valentine. 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 200, Folder 19.

Plat & dimensions of circle on Pennsylvania Avenue at intersection of Pa. Avenue, New Hampshire Avenue, K Street north, 23d Street west : [Washington Circle, Washington D.C.] /

Plat & dimensions of circle on Pennsylvania Avenue at intersection of ...

"18th Nov'r 1854." Includes survey notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

Plat of triangular reservation on Pennsylvania Avenue between 20th & 21st streets west : [Washington D.C.] /

Plat of triangular reservation on Pennsylvania Avenue between 20th & 2...

Covers triangular park bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue and I and 21 st streets N.W. "18th November 1854." Includes "Recapitulation" table. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of ... more

Root's daguerreotype talbotype, stereoscopic & crayon portrait & miniature gallery, No. 290 Pennsylvania Avenue N. W. cor. of Eleventh street, over Sylvester's drug store, Washington, D. C ... Philadelphia, Chandler, printer, 123 Chestnut St. [1

Root's daguerreotype talbotype, stereoscopic & crayon portrait & minia...

Daguerreotype. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 4 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 202, Folder 6. C... more

The undersigned ... will open a school for young ladies, at Nos. 159 and 161 Pennsylvania Avenue, on Monday, September 6th ... [Washington, D. C. 1858].

The undersigned ... will open a school for young ladies, at Nos. 159 a...

Page Order: Leaflet 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 203, Folder 22.

[View of Washington looking down Pennsylvania Ave. toward unfinished Capitol. National Hotel on left, no. 1]

[View of Washington looking down Pennsylvania Ave. toward unfinished C...

Drawing shows a woman and child exiting the telegraph office, and the National Hotel, at Pennsylvania and 6th Street, NW, as carriages and people move up and down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC. The view ... more

View looking east down Pennsylvania Avenue, S.E., from U.S. Capitol with Carroll Row at left

View looking east down Pennsylvania Avenue, S.E., from U.S. Capitol wi...

Unverified information on negative sleeve: View - Carroll Row, East Capitol St. Rowhouses at left on A Street, S.E., at East Capitol Street include the former boardinghouse of Abraham Lincoln. Annotation from n... more

[Map of part of Pennsylvania Avenue and the Washington Canal in the vicinity of the Center Market, N.W. Washington D.C.].

[Map of part of Pennsylvania Avenue and the Washington Canal in the vi...

Covers area bounded by Washington Canal, 6th, D, and 12th streets N.W. Shows block numbers and dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink, lead pencil, and blue wash. Missing section at upper right cor... more

Old State Department Building, corner 15 Street and Pennsylvania Avenue
[Abraham Lincoln, full-length portrait, seated]

[Abraham Lincoln, full-length portrait, seated]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln with a badly swollen hand after shaking hands with thousands of people during his journey to Washington, DC. During most of the sitting he kept his right hand closed or out of view. ... more

Ox team with cannon, 15th & Penn. Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Ox team with cannon, 15th & Penn. Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows a team of oxen hauling a 15 inch Rodman at the intersection of 15th St. and Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. No. 1486. Title from item.

View, looking N.W. from roof of Capitol

View, looking N.W. from roof of Capitol

Photograph shows view of Washington, D.C., taken from U.S. Capitol, with Pennsylvania Avenue at left, showing Winder's Bldg., Ephiphany, St. John's, St. Matthew, GPO, Dept. of Interior, City Hall, Trinity, Ritt... more

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol, looking southeast]

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol, looking...

Southeast view with Pennsylvania Ave. to the left and the Capitol grounds, A Street, and B Street (i.e., Independence Ave.) in the foreground; view includes the Wallach School and St. Peter's Catholic Church.

Washington, District of Columbia. Brig. Gen. Charles Thomas, Assistant Quartermaster General and other staff on steps of Quartermaster General's office, Corcoran's Building, 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W

Washington, District of Columbia. Brig. Gen. Charles Thomas, Assistant...

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Group at Quartermaster General's office. Washington, D.C. Miller, vol. 8, p. 38. Corresponding print is in LOT 4188. Credit line: Civil war phot... more

D. H. Bates / Photographed by Philp & Solomons' Metropolitan Gallery, 332 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C.

D. H. Bates / Photographed by Philp & Solomons' Metropolitan Gallery, ...

Photograph shows portrait of David Homer Bates, an original operator of the United States Military Telegraph Corps. Title from item. Found with ambrotype of the original four operators of the United States Mili... more

Washington, District of Columbia. Group on steps of Quartermaster General's office, Corcoran's Building, 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W

Washington, District of Columbia. Group on steps of Quartermaster Gene...

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Group at Quartermaster General's office. Washington, D.C. Miller, vol. 8, p. 38. Corresponding print is in LOT 4188. Credit line: Civil war phot... more

Scene at the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance to the Capitol grounds at Washington on the daily adjournment of Congress

Scene at the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance to the Capitol grounds at Wa...

Illustration showing a crowd of people crossing the street between a railroad locomotive and a street railroad, with the U.S. Capitol in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 10, no. 4... more

[Unidentified sailor in Union engineer lieutenant's uniform] / Henry Ulke, 278 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C.

[Unidentified sailor in Union engineer lieutenant's uniform] / Henry U...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress). pp/liljpaper

Pa. Ave. from the Treasury

Pa. Ave. from the Treasury

Handwritten title on verso: "Washington D.C., Pennsylvania Avenue from steps of the Treasury to the Capitol." Title from item.

Pennsylvania Avenue

Pennsylvania Avenue

Gift of Detroit Public Library. On mount: Stereoscopic Views. Title devised by Library Staff.

Penna. Avenue from State Department, Washington, D.C. U.S.A

Penna. Avenue from State Department, Washington, D.C. U.S.A

Gift; Society of Calif. Pioneers ; 1954 Jan. 19. On mount: Sold only by Underwood & Underwood, Baltimore, Md-Ottawa, Kas. Title from item.

Pa. Avenue from U.S. Treasury, Washington, D.C.

Pa. Avenue from U.S. Treasury, Washington, D.C.

Horses and carriages; streetcars on Pennsylvania Avenue; U.S. Capitol in background, ca. 1880. Stereo by J.F. Jarvis' Stereoscopic Views, Wash., D.C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.... more

Riggs Bank - the Dept. of Justice for A.P.A.

Riggs Bank - the Dept. of Justice for A.P.A.

Photograph shows the north side of the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C., with Riggs Bank (no. 1501) at right, and the Department of Justice building (formerly the Freedman's Savings and... more

Penn. Ave. March 5, 1889, Wash. D.C.

Penn. Ave. March 5, 1889, Wash. D.C.

Inaugural parade. Stereo by Kilburn. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Market scene, Washington, D.C., snow view]

[Market scene, Washington, D.C., snow view]

Photo shows the north side of Pennsylvania Avenue with Center Market forming the backdrop for this snowy shopping scene. (Source: Ison article on Painter, 1990) No. 992. Title devised by Library staff. Publishe... more

Washington, D.C. street scene, corner of Pennsylvania Ave. and 14th(?) St. looking east showing George Prince photo studio

Washington, D.C. street scene, corner of Pennsylvania Ave. and 14th(?)...

Stereograph showing Washington, D.C. street scene, corner of Pennsylvania Ave. and 14th(?) St. looking east showing George Prince photo studio. Copyrighted 1889 by B.W. Kilburn. On verso: D st. from 10th & Pa. ... more

Pennsylvania Avenue from Treasury, Washington

Pennsylvania Avenue from Treasury, Washington

On mount: Standard Series. On verso: Fred Lockle, Rare Western Books, 4227 S.E. Stark St., Portland, Oregon. Title from item.

Parade of the G.A.R., 26th annual encampment, Washington, D.C., September 20th, 1892 / Prince, fotografer, Washington, D.C.

Parade of the G.A.R., 26th annual encampment, Washington, D.C., Septem...

View of Sedgewick Post in parade, 11th Street and Pennsylvania Ave. NW looking toward Capitol. 41104X U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Geo. Prince. No. 9.

Penna. Ave. from U.S. Treasury, Washington, D.C., U.S.A

Penna. Ave. from U.S. Treasury, Washington, D.C., U.S.A

Stereograph showing a crowd watching the Grand Army of the Republic procession. 39440 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright 1892 by Underwood & Underwood. Sold only by Underwood & Underwood, Liverpool; New York; Chi... more

Labor Day parade on Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C.

Labor Day parade on Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows parade on Pennsylvania Avenue in the vicinity of Kernan's Lyceum theater and unfinished post office building. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Brady-Handy Photograph Collection (Li... more

Penn. Ave., Washington, D.C

Penn. Ave., Washington, D.C

64779 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyrighted 1896 by Alfred S. Campbell. No. 55. Title from item.

Penn. Ave., Washington, D.C

Penn. Ave., Washington, D.C

71588B U.S. Copyright Office. Copyrighted 1896 by Alfred S. Campbell. No. 288. Title from item.

[White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. View from south lawn to Washington Monument]

[White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. View from sou...

Site History. House Architecture: James Hoban and others, from 1792. Landscape: Pool installed during the administration of Ulysses S. Grant. Also, Pierre Charles L'Enfant, Thomas Jefferson and others. Today: E... more

[White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. View from second floor bedroom to North Garden and Lafayette Square]

[White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. View from sec...

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Published in: Ladies' Home Journal, October, 1897. Original negative may be available: LC-J698-81246

Southern Railway Building, Washington, D.C.

Southern Railway Building, Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows the Southern Railway Building, formerly located at Pennsylvania Avenue and 13th Street, Wash., D.C., decorated with flags, probably for an inaugural event.

Red Cross parade down Penna. Avenue, on their return from Cuba, -- Washington, D.C

Red Cross parade down Penna. Avenue, on their return from Cuba, -- Was...

Stereograph showing a crowd filled street watching parade procession. 51534 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright 1899 by J. F. Jarvis. Sold only by Underwood & Underwood, New York, London, Toronto-Canada, Ottawa-Ka... more

Pennsylvania Avenue from Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.

Pennsylvania Avenue from Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.

Title from jacket. "8107" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 032187. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Pennsylvania Ave. from Treasury grounds, Washington

Pennsylvania Ave. from Treasury grounds, Washington

D14143 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright, 1900, by C. L. Wasson. No. 258-C. Title from item.

[Alterations to the Executive Mansion, for Mrs. Benjamin Harrison, Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. Main floor plan, measured drawing] / drawn by Fred D. Owen, archt., Washington, D.C.

[Alterations to the Executive Mansion, for Mrs. Benjamin Harrison, Pen...

Floor plan of the main floor of the White House showing original floor plan with additions made in 1823, 1826, and 1829. Forms part of: Mrs. H.S. Owen Collection, 1891-1925 (Library of Congress).

White House, U.S. Treasury & Penn Ave., Washington, D.C

White House, U.S. Treasury & Penn Ave., Washington, D.C

5354 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright 1900 by C. L. Wasson. No. 259c. Title from item.

Working plan showing approximate grades and drains for the treatment of that section of the District of Columbia situated south of Pennsylvania Avenue and north of B Street South West Washington D.C. /

Working plan showing approximate grades and drains for the treatment o...

Shows proposed development in the Mall and along south side of Pennsylvania Avenue. "Nov. 16, 1900." LC copy fold-lined, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress W... more

Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C.

Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C.

Title from jacket. "945 G" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 033133. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Pennsylvania Avenue, west from Tenth Street, Washington, D.C.

Pennsylvania Avenue, west from Tenth Street, Washington, D.C.

Title from jacket. District Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., at left, Chase's Vaudeville Theatre on 15th Street at right. "Extra 037210" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 037210. Gift; State Hist... more

[Alterations to the Executive Mansion, for Mrs. Benjamin Harrison, Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. Second story plan, James Hoban's plan] / Fred D. Owen, del.

[Alterations to the Executive Mansion, for Mrs. Benjamin Harrison, Pen...

Floor plan of the second floor of the White House as designed by James Hoban in 1792. Forms part of: Mrs. H.S. Owen Collection, 1891-1925 (Library of Congress).

President McKinley's funeral, 1901.

President McKinley's funeral, 1901.

Three sequences of the funeral ceremonies held for President William McKinley: Sequence 1: McKinley's body lay in state in the Rotunda of the Capitol, Washington, D.C. on Sept. 17, 1901; views of officers on ho... more

View of 13th Street, N.W., East side, looking South from E Street towards Pennsylvania Avenue with side view of Hotel Johnson on the corner and Robert Mantell's cigar shop and other businesses nearby

View of 13th Street, N.W., East side, looking South from E Street towa...

Title devised by Library staff. Annotations on corresponding photographic print in LOT 11516: "See Z7-137 for left half ; 1240 Penn. Gibson Bros., 13th & Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. ; Block 291." Forms part of: D... more

View of 12th Street, N.W., West side, looking South from D at Pennsylvania Avenue

View of 12th Street, N.W., West side, looking South from D at Pennsylv...

Title devised by Library staff. Annotations on corresponding photographic print in LOT 11516: "See Z7-16 for right half ; See Z7-18 for same street ; Police Station." Forms part of: D.C. Street Survey Collection.

View looking East from Library of Congress toward 200 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, S.E.

View looking East from Library of Congress toward 200 block of Pennsyl...

Title devised by Library staff. Annotations on corresponding photographic print in LOT 11516: "Library of Congress ; Trinity M.E. Church, (w/pointed steeple), C at 5th ; Ebenezer M.E. Church, D at 4th." Forms p... more

Market Space & Penna. Ave., Washington, D.C.

Market Space & Penna. Ave., Washington, D.C.

Intersection around 7th St. & Pennsylvania Avenue looking toward Capitol; crowded with pedestrians, horse-drawn wagons, and trolley; street cleaner is sweeping. Riggs National Bank at left, Central National Ban... more

View of D Street, N.W., South side, looking West from12th at Pennsylvania Avenue

View of D Street, N.W., South side, looking West from12th at Pennsylva...

Title devised by Library staff. Annotations on corresponding photographic print in LOT 11516: "See Z7-17 for left half." Forms part of: D.C. Street Survey Collection.

View looking West from block 490 (between Louisiana Avenue (now Indiana Avenue) & Pennsylvania Avenue old 4 12 Street (now gone) & 6th Street

View looking West from block 490 (between Louisiana Avenue (now Indian...

Title devised by Library staff. Annotations on corresponding photographic print in LOT 11516: "See Z7-173 for view looking East from same roof ; Metropolitan Hotel, 6th & Pennsylvania ; Central National Bank (2... more

Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C.

Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C.

Horse-drawn streetcar and wagons in foreground; U.S. Capitol in background.

President McKinley's funeral cortege at Washington, D.C. /

President McKinley's funeral cortege at Washington, D.C. /

The photographer covered the subject, the funeral cortege of President McKinley, from many different positions along the line of march. The people shown are those who preceded the hearse and those who followed ... more

President McKinley and escort going to the Capitol /

President McKinley and escort going to the Capitol /

"The film begins by showing military personnel on horseback. The camera was positioned on a side street and photographed representatives of several different companies of American cavalry. Just as the film ends... more

Washington from the Capitol

Washington from the Capitol

Bird's-eye-view down Pennsylvania Ave., with the Washington Monument on the left. Photoprint copyrighted by Detroit Photographic Co. No. 013022. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption c... more

President McKinley inauguration, 1901 /

President McKinley inauguration, 1901 /

The first sequence (ca. 49 ft.), views of President William McKinley speaking, may be unrelated footage. Views of crowds on Pennsylvania Ave., NW, in front of the old Willard Hotel during the March 4, l90l inau... more

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