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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

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

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.

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 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 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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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 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).

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.

This is an adult world, its problems are up to you! Free : Enroll - Federal adult schools : Many courses - many places - informal teaching.

This is an adult world, its problems are up to you! Free : Enroll - Fe...

Poster announcing free adult education classes and encouraging adults to return to school, showing a globe and compass.