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A map of New-England, being the first that ever was here cut, and done by the best pattern that could be had, which being in some places defective, it made the other less exact: Yet doth it sufficiently show the situation of the country & conveniently well the distances of places

A map of New-England, being the first that ever was here cut, and done...

Scale ca. 1:900,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. "This is a copy of the first map engraved in New England. Taken from one in Hubbard's Narrative of the t... more

The General Courts answer to Joseph Dudley esqr. &c. This was pas'd by the whole court. Nemine non confentiente. Gentlemen:- [Refusing their assent to his Commission for governing the Colony and other places therein mentioned]. [Boston: Printed

The General Courts answer to Joseph Dudley esqr. &c. This was pas'd by...

Positive Photostat. 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 33, Folder 14.

A new map of Jamaica; in which the several towns, forts, and settlements, are accurately laid down as well as ye situations & depts. of ye most noted harbours & anchoring places ...

A new map of Jamaica; in which the several towns, forts, and settlemen...

Scale ca. 1:250,000. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1916 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "I. Bayly, sculp."... more

A general map of the middle British colonies in America: Viz. Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, Connecticut and Rhode-Island: Of Aquanishuonigy the country of the confederate Indians comprehending Aquanishuonigy proper, their places of residence, Ohio and Thuchsochruntie their deer hunting countries, Couchsachrage and Skaniadarade their beaver hunting countries, of the Lakes Erie, Ontario and Champlain, and of part of New France: Wherein is also shewn the antient and present seats of the Indian nations;

A general map of the middle British colonies in America: Viz. Virginia...

Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "West longitude from London" and "from Philadelphia." Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 712 Available also through the Library of Congress... more

A general map of the middle British colonies in America: Viz. Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, Connecticut, and Rhode-Island: Of Aquanishuonîgy the country of the Confederate Indians comprehending Aquanishuonigy proper, their places of residence, Ohio and Thuchsochruntie their deer hunting countries, Couchsachrage and Skaniadarade their beaver hunting countries, of the Lakes Erie, Ontario, and Champlain, exhibiting the antient and present seats of the Indian nations.

A general map of the middle British colonies in America: Viz. Virginia...

Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Relief shown pictorially. Includes historical notes, text, 3 distance charts, and inset of "A sketch of the remaining part of Ohio R... more

A general map of the middle British colonies in America: Viz. Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, Connecticut, and Rhode-Island: Of Aquanishuonîgy the country of the Confederate Indians comprehending Aquanishuonigy proper, their places of residence, Ohio and Tuchsochruntie their deer hunting countries, Couchsachrage and Skaniadarade, their beaver hunting countries, of the Lakes Erie, Ontario, and Champlain, ... exhibiting the antient and present seats of the Indian nations.

A general map of the middle British colonies in America: Viz. Virginia...

Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London and Philadelphia. Relief shown pictorially. Includes numerous notes, especially concerning inland water communications and natural resources, 3 distan... more

A general map of the middle British colonies in America viz. Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New York, Connecticut & Rhode-Island: Of Aquanishuonigy the country of the confederate Indians comprehending Aquanishuonigy proper, their places of residence, Ohio & Thuchsochruntie their deer hunting countries, Couchsachrage & Skaniadarade their beaver hunting countries, of the Lakes Erie, Ontario and Champlain. Wherein is also shewn the antient & present seats of the Indian nations; carefully copied from the original published at Philadelphia,

A general map of the middle British colonies in America viz. Virginia,...

Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. Cover titles: An analysis of a map of the middle British colonies in America. Middle British colonies in America. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London and Philadelphia. Relief shown picto... more

A new map of Jamaica; in which the several towns, forts, & settlements are accurately laid down, as well as the situations & depths of the most noted harbours and anchoring places ...

A new map of Jamaica; in which the several towns, forts, & settlements...

Scale ca. 1:500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1926 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Incl... more

We the shopkeepers of Philadelphia, and places adjacent, whose names are hereunto subscribed, labouring under many and great difficulties in the present languishing condition of trade in this City, partly owing to the unrestrained liberties of v

We the shopkeepers of Philadelphia, and places adjacent, whose names a...

Imprint 3. 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 143, Folder 2.

A general map of the middle British colonies in America, viz. Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New York, Connecticut & Rhode Island: Of Aquanishuonigy the country of the confederate Indians comprehending Aquanishuonigy proper, their places of residence, Ohio & Thuchsochruntie their deer hunting countries, Couchsachrage & Skaniadarade their beaver hunting countries, of the Lakes Erie, Ontario and Champlain. Wherein is also shewn the antient & present seats of the Indian nations.

A general map of the middle British colonies in America, viz. Virginia...

Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "West longitude from London" and "from Philadelphia." Differs from other copies in absence of Connecticut River north of "Great Falls." Diffe... more

A general map of the middle British colonies in America, viz. Virginia, Maryland, Deleware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New York, Connecticut & Rhode Island: Of Aquanishuonigy the country of the confederate Indians comprehending Aquanishuonigy proper, their places of residence, Ohio & Thuchsochruntie their deer hunting countries, Couchsachrage & Skaniadarade their beaver hunting countries, of the Lakes Erie, Ontario and Champlain. Wherein is also shewn the antient & present seats of the Indian nations.

A general map of the middle British colonies in America, viz. Virginia...

Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "West longitude from London" and "from Philadelphia." Differs from other copies in absence of Connecticut River north of "Great Falls." Also ... more

A general map of the middle British colonies in America, viz. Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New York, Connecticut & Rhode-Island: of Aquanishuonigy the country of the confederate Indians comprehending Aquanishuonigy proper, their places of residence, Ohio & Thuchsochruntie their deer hunting countries, Couchsachrage & Skaniadarade their beaver hunting countries, of the Lakes Erie, Ontario and Champlain. Wherein is also shewn the antient & present seats of the Indian nations. Carefully copied from the original published at Philadelphia, by Mr. Lewis Evans.

A general map of the middle British colonies in America, viz. Virginia...

Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "West longitude from London" and "from Philadelphia." Differs from other copies in absence of Connecticut River north of "Great Falls." Also ... more

Committee-Chamber, July 25, 1774. Proceedings of the Committee of Correspondence. Mr. Henry Remsen, seconded by Mr. Abraham Duryee, made a motion in the words following. Mr. Chairman, I move that a poll be opened at the usual places of election

Committee-Chamber, July 25, 1774. Proceedings of the Committee of Corr...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; July 25, 1774. 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 106, Folder 24.

New-York, Committee-Chamber, May 15, 1775. Resolved that copies of the association be lodged at the following places in the respective wards of this City ... [Signed] Isaac Low, Chairman. [New York: Printed by John Holt, 1775].

New-York, Committee-Chamber, May 15, 1775. Resolved that copies of the...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; May 15, 1775. 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 108, Folder 21.

Carte du théatre de la guerre dans l'Amérique Septentrionale, pendant les années 1775, 76, 77 et 78 : où se trouvent les principaux camps avec les différentes places et époques des batailles qui sont données pendant ces campagnes /

Carte du théatre de la guerre dans l'Amérique Septentrionale, pendant ...

Covers northeastern U.S. from Maryland to New Hampshire. Relief shown pictorially. Title in ink on label affixed to cloth backing: Théatre de la guerre en Amérique Septentrionale. Indexed chronology and stateme... more

A map of the country in which the army under Lt. General Burgoyne acted in the campaign of 1777, shewing the marches of the army & the places of the principal actions.

A map of the country in which the army under Lt. General Burgoyne acte...

Scale ca. 1:640,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Has watermarks. Second copy of sheet 1: complete set of maps at Faden, William [Maps of the expedition from Canada of Gen. Burgoyne] LC Maps of North... more

State of New-Hampshire. In the House of representatives, June 21st, 1783. Voted, that an order issue to the selectmen of the several towns and places in this state, who have afforded supplies to soldiers families within the current year, directi

State of New-Hampshire. In the House of representatives, June 21st, 17...

Imprint 2.; On verso: Selectman Warner. 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 89, Folder 4.

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all the principal waters, public roads, and divisions of the counties therein; describing the situation of the cities, towns, villages, houses of worship and other public buildings, furnaces, forges, mills, and other remarkable places; and of the Federal Territory; as also a sketch of the State of Delaware shewing the probable connexion of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays.

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all th...

Scale ca. 1:300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Includes "Plan of the city of Washington and Territory of Columbia" and a dedication. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ra... more

A list of the names and places of abode of the members of the Senate and House of representatives of the United States: and their officers. [Philadelphia, 1795] [Positive Photostat.].

A list of the names and places of abode of the members of the Senate a...

Evans. 31351 & 29726. 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 148, Folder 14.

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all the principal waters, public roads, and divisions of the counties therein; describing the situation of the cities, towns, villages, houses of worship and other public buildings, furnaces, forges, mills, and other remarkable places; and of the Federal Territory; as also a sketch of the State of Delaware shewing the probable connexion of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays.

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all th...

Scale ca. 1:300,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Scattered holes and general deterioration. Includes "Plan of the city... more

A list of the members and officers of the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, with the places of their residence in the city of Philadelphia. [Philadelphia, 1796 or 7].

A list of the members and officers of the House of Representatives of ...

On verso: Gift, Edw. McPerson Papers, 1908. 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 149, Folder 2a.

List of foremen of the respective classes of cartmen, with their places of residence .... [Signed] Richard Varick, Mayor New York, December 1, 1797. [New York: Printed by George Forman, 1797].

List of foremen of the respective classes of cartmen, with their place...

Imprint 3. 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 112, Folder 17.

A list of the names, and places of residence of the members of the Senate and House of representatives of the United States. [Philadelphia, Printed by John Fenno. 1797]. [Positive photostat.].

A list of the names, and places of residence of the members of the Sen...

Fifth Congress.; Evans 32975.; On recto, Copy 1: 1797.; On verso Copy 2: [stamp] 6 Copy; 2014 U; 11 Je 52. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as f... more

A list of the names, and places of residence, of the members of the Senate and House of representatives of the United States. [Philadelphia, 1798] [Positive photostat.].

A list of the names, and places of residence, of the members of the Se...

At head of title: Fifth Congress--- Third session.; On verso Piece 1: [Stamp] 6 Copy; 2014 U 11 Je 52. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as fu... more

Proposals for printing by subscription the miscellaneous works of David Humphreys ... It is requested that to the names of subscribers their titles, address and places of residence may be distinctly added ... addressed under cover to the Rev.d T

Proposals for printing by subscription the miscellaneous works of Davi...

Positive Photostat.; 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 4, Folder 13.

State of New Hampshire. In the House of representatives, Dec. 10, 1799. Whereas the constitution of this state makes it the duty of the selectmen and assessors of the several towns and places in this State, in warning the first annual meeting fo

State of New Hampshire. In the House of representatives, Dec. 10, 1799...

Imprint 2.; On verso: Selectmen of Wolfborough. 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 8... more

List of the names, and places of residence, of the members if the Senate and House of representatives of the United States. [Philadelphia, 1799]. [Positive photostat.].

List of the names, and places of residence, of the members if the Sena...

Sixth Congress.; On verso of Piece 1: [Stamp] 6 Copy; 2014 U 11 Je 52. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Epheme... more

[A Spanish nobleman places the lance]

[A Spanish nobleman places the lance]

Print shows a picador about to thrust a lance into the shoulder of a bull charging a bullfighter holding a cape. Title from Viewpoints. The letter "A" is printed in upper right corner of plate. Illus. from: La ... more

Members composing the House of Assembly of the State of New-York. with their places of residence ... Albany, January 1805.

Members composing the House of Assembly of the State of New-York. with...

Imprint 2.; On verso: Member of Assembly, June 1805; M. Assembly. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Colle... more

State of New Hampshire. In the House of representatives, June 10th, 1806- Resolved, that the selectmen of the several towns and places in this State be, and they hereby are directed, to insert expressly in the warrant for calling the annual town

State of New Hampshire. In the House of representatives, June 10th, 18...

On verso, Copy 2: Senate File 1792; 50929 "04. 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 91... more

Compendious chart exhibiting, at one view, the names of about thirteen hundred of the principal ports and places in the world, with their bearings per compass, and their distances expressed in geographical miles, from the city of Washington /

Compendious chart exhibiting, at one view, the names of about thirteen...

Includes text, compass rose, and ill. of Capitol. LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 149 Vault DCP

Compendious chart exhibiting, at one view, the names of about thirteen hundred of the principal ports and places in the world, with their bearings per compass, and their distances expressed in geographical miles, from the city of Washington /

Compendious chart exhibiting, at one view, the names of about thirteen...

"Entered according to Act of Congress the 3rd day of April 1827, by P. Hawkes of the State of Pennsylvania." Includes text, compass rose, and ill. of Capitol. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ... more

Erie & junction canal directory; containing a list of the principal places on said canals, with their distance from each other, and from the several collectors' office. By Samuel W. Shepard, Little-Falls. Griffing's Press-1828.

Erie & junction canal directory; containing a list of the principal pl...

On verso: Erie Junction Canal Directory, Filed April 7, 1828. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collectio... more

The National calendar, and annals of the United States; for MDCCCXXXIV Vol. XII. Containing the names of all the officers and agents of the United States civil, military, and naval (except postmasters,) with their places of employment, compensat

The National calendar, and annals of the United States; for MDCCCXXXIV...

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 195, Folder 14.

High places in government like steep rocks only accessible to eagles and reptiles

High places in government like steep rocks only accessible to eagles a...

Campaign satire predicting Whig presidential candidate William Henry Harrison's ascendancy over Democrat Martin Van Buren. In the center of the print is a mountain with a statue of George Washington, "Pater Pat... more

A list of the members and officers of the House of representatives. Prepared by John Wallis and Elijah Butler, doorkeepers. Containing the names; birth-places; ages; residences; post-offices; whether married, single, or widower, places of boardi

A list of the members and officers of the House of representatives. Pr...

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 175, Folder 12.

Southern travellers. Look out for monopoly! Great reduction of fare!! The eagle line of new and splendid coaches leave Baltimore daily, on the arrival of the Philadelphia cars, for the following places, viz.: Washington City, Richmond, Petersbur

Southern travellers. Look out for monopoly! Great reduction of fare!! ...

Transportation. 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 31, Folder 37.

[A woman writing about memories of places visited]

[A woman writing about memories of places visited]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

A map of the county of Pike, Pennsylvania : shewing the location and form of the original surveys with the numbers by which they are designated on the commissioner's books of said county : also the townships, streams, roads, plank roads, railroads, canals, and principal places /

A map of the county of Pike, Pennsylvania : shewing the location and f...

Shows warrant-deed survey areas (numbered). Hand col. with area tints to show township territories. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Prime meridian: "Meridian of Philadelphia". "Entered according to A... more

Assessors' notice. The voters of the several wards will please take notice, that the assessors will attnd at the places designated below, from 10 o'clock, A. M. to 3 o'clock P.M., every day, (except Sundays and Christmas day,) from the 15th to t

Assessors' notice. The voters of the several wards will please take no...

On recto, copy 2: 1856. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 3 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 202, F... more

Post office notice. That letters may be mailed in all sections of the city with equal facility, and be transmitted with promptness and certainty,-- the Post Master General has authorized strong and secure iron boxes to be put up at the places na

Post office notice. That letters may be mailed in all sections of the ...

Handwritten on verso: 1858. 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 63, Folder 15a.

H. H. Lloyd & Co's. campaign military charts showing the principal strategic places of interest

H. H. Lloyd & Co's. campaign military charts showing the principal str...

Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 18 "H. H. Lloyd & Co's. military charts. Sixteen maps on one sheet." Maps of Annapolis, Key West, the Mississippi River, Chesapeake Bay and vicinity, Charleston, New... more

Pocket war map of Virginia, with portraits of Scott & his generals. Also views and plans of the principal places of note connected with the war

Pocket war map of Virginia, with portraits of Scott & his generals. Al...

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449.2 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Bufford." "No. 76, Deposited [for copyright] Sept. 27, 1861. Recorded vol. 36, page 503." Gene... more

Sketch showing the relative positions of Fort Henry and Fort Donelson : with the roads connecting the two places /

Sketch showing the relative positions of Fort Henry and Fort Donelson ...

Shows the forts, roads, outwork fortifications in the vicinity of the forts, fortifications in the vicinity of the town of Dover, outlying buildings, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. At lower margin in ha... more

To the public. There having been a report put in circulation to the effect that all loyal merchants and business men will close their stores and places of business on Saturday the 15th inst., for the purpose of attending an aboliting meeting at

To the public. There having been a report put in circulation to the ef...

Little Falls. N. Y. 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 125, Folder 23b.

To whom it may concern. Big swindle. Whereas, certain self styled loyal merchants and business men of Little Falls, have determined to close their stores and places of business on Saturday the 15th inst., for the purpose of attending an abolitio

To whom it may concern. Big swindle. Whereas, certain self styled loya...

Little Falls. N. Y. 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 125, Folder 23a.

Entwistle's handy map of Washington and vicinity : showing public buildings, churches, hotels, places of amusement, and lines of street rail roads.

Entwistle's handy map of Washington and vicinity : showing public buil...

Also shows block numbers and radial distances from the Capitol. In lower margin: Copyright secured according to law. Includes notes and sector diagram. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through t... more

Entwistle's handy map of Washington and vicinity : showing public buildings, churches, hotels, places of amusement, and lines of street rail roads.

Entwistle's handy map of Washington and vicinity : showing public buil...

Shows radial distances from the Capitol. Also shows parks and block numbers. Includes notes and sector diagram. LC copy darkened, stained, rubber-stamped, annotated in pencil, and mounted on cloth backing. Avai... more

Entwistle's handy map of Washington and vicinity : showing public buildings, churches, hotels, places of amusement, and lines of street rail roads.

Entwistle's handy map of Washington and vicinity : showing public buil...

Shows radial distances from the Capitol. Also shows block numbers. Includes notes and sector diagram. LC copy soiled, brittle, and annotated in lead pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web si... more

Map of the city of Washington, D.C. : showing public buildings and places of interest.

Map of the city of Washington, D.C. : showing public buildings and pla...

"Copyright 1885, by Hart & Von Arx N.Y." LC copy fold-lined, torn, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

B.H. Warner & Co.'s Map showing a bird's-eye view of the city of Washington and suburbs : locating the public buildings and places of interest /

B.H. Warner & Co.'s Map showing a bird's-eye view of the city of Washi...

Shows block numbers. Selected points of interest and relief shown pictorially. Includes advertisements. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies mounted on cloth back... more

Within sight of the White House : section of Washington, D.C., known as "Hooker's Division," which contains 50 saloons and 109 bawdy-houses--list of 61 places where liquor is sold with government [sic] but without city licenses.

Within sight of the White House : section of Washington, D.C., known a...

Cadastral map. Newspaper clipping. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, directory of unlicensed premises, and index to points of interest. LC copy mounted on... more

Panama--Spraying oil on breeding places of mosquitoes

Panama--Spraying oil on breeding places of mosquitoes

A man with a cannister of oil on his back spraying liquid onto grass. Copyright by Publishers Photo Service.

Miss Sarah Anderson, a Washington suffragist who advocates equal smoking rights for men and women in public places, snaped [sic] as she "puffed" a cigarette at the Chevy Chase Club, Washington's most exclusive country club

Miss Sarah Anderson, a Washington suffragist who advocates equal smoki...

Photograph shows Sarah Anderson sitting in a rocking chair, lighting a cigarette. Title from item. Forms part of: National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress).

Tombs of the Presidents of the United States--25th of the series of burial places of our chief executive

Tombs of the Presidents of the United States--25th of the series of bu...

Title from item. Title continues: "Oyster Bay, L. I. Photo shows: The simple stone marking the grave of Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth President of the United States. He was born Oct. 27, 1858 and died Jan.... more

Turks have great respect for the dead and for this reason their cemeteries are placed in the most beautiful spot to be found Although crowded and irregular the great number of trees and shrubbery makes them places of beauty. This ancient cemetery lying on the shores of the Bosphorus is one of the oldest in Constantinople. Hundreds of soldiers and prominent people of the Turkish Empire are buried within its walls.

Turks have great respect for the dead and for this reason their cemete...

Filed in: Turkey General. Title from item. No. RC-2809. Forms part of: American National Red Cross photograph collection.

The valley of death. Serbian cemeteries are always located in valleys and are called "Valleys of Death". These cemeteries are strange looking places, for the Serbians build up the walls of the grave with concrete to a height of about eighteen inches and place a heavy flat stone top

The valley of death. Serbian cemeteries are always located in valleys ...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: Paris Office. Group title: General, Serbia. Gift; American National Red Cross 194... more

Many districts in the 946 square miles of Sanilac County, Mich. have no meeting places; many people refused to attend anything resembling health meetings. To these places and people this "child welfare special" has gone, this ten-foot trailer, a small house on wheels, dressed up with a cot, a scale, a homemade refrigerator, a measuring table, a baby basket and literature and posters. Hooked on the end of a Ford coupe, it weighs 1,440 lbs. and can be easily moved with the help of a few small boys. Twenty-six baby conferences have been held around this trailer, 1,590 babies and children have been weighed and measured in it. It has appeared at picnics and fairs, in front of country stores and down the long, long country roads where literature and advice and service have been given by the Red Cross nurse

Many districts in the 946 square miles of Sanilac County, Mich. have n...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: Lake Division. Classification: Child Welfare. Gift; American National Red Cross 1... more

King Tut, the President's Belgian Police dog has taken up his duties at the White House and makes regular rounds to see that the guards are in their places

King Tut, the President's Belgian Police dog has taken up his duties a...

Caption continues: He is here shown at the shelter of Officer W.S. Newton. In album: Washington, D.C., June 1927 to May 1929, v. 2, Herbert E. French, National Photo Company, p. 36, no. 42469. Forms part of: Na... more

The world wants new knowledge - new skills Enroll - Federal adult schools : Many courses - many places - informal teaching.

The world wants new knowledge - new skills Enroll - Federal adult scho...

Poster announcing free adult education classes and encouraging adults to return to school, showing earth. Date stamped on verso: Dec 4 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

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