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Rebel caisson destroyed by Federal shells, at Fredericksburgh, May 3, 1863

Rebel caisson destroyed by Federal shells, at Fredericksburgh, May 3, ...

Photograph showing General Herman Haupt, W.W. Wright, and an unidentified man at the scene of the destruction of Confederate caissons. Eight horses were killed. Title from item.

South Sea Conchological Co.

South Sea Conchological Co.

Two men in booth selling conch shells.

[Cannon shells in various sizes] / Abdullah Frères, Constantinople.

[Cannon shells in various sizes] / Abdullah Frères, Constantinople.

Pointed projectiles in a row standing on end. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 25. No. 113. In album: Imperial artillery and engineering schools, Tophane, Istanb... More

A Virginian oyster shucker - 19th century Virginia.

A Virginian oyster shucker - 19th century Virginia.

Black man standing in front of pile of oyster shells. 23277B U.S. Copyright Office. No. 695.

A native house riddled by shells from Dewey's fleet near Manila

A native house riddled by shells from Dewey's fleet near Manila

Stereo copyrighted by R.Y. Young (American Stereoscopic Co.). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Destroying Russian ships and town -- terrific rain of great Japanese shells -- in Port Arthur]

[Destroying Russian ships and town -- terrific rain of great Japanese ...

H63715 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood, July 24, 1905. Title from published stereograph, no. 7802.

A Japanese field battery firing shells over the mountains into doomed Port Arthur

A Japanese field battery firing shells over the mountains into doomed ...

H64023 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by C.L. Wasson.

[Ravages of the bombardment -- cars and buildings torn by Japanese shells in Port Arthur]

[Ravages of the bombardment -- cars and buildings torn by Japanese she...

H63734 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood, July 24, 1905. Title from published stereograph, no. 7800.

[Russian wounded at 203 Metre Hill (seen at w. with bursting Japanese shells) - Port Arthur]

[Russian wounded at 203 Metre Hill (seen at w. with bursting Japanese ...

H63700 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood, July 24, 1905. Title from published stereograph, no. 7787.

A view of the bombardment of Fort McHenry, near Baltimore, by the British fleet, taken from the observatory under the command of Admirals Cochrane & Cockburn on the morning of the 13th of Sepr. 1814 which lasted 24 hours, & thrown from 1500 to 1800 shells in the night attempted to land by forcing a passage up the ferry branch but were repulsed with great loss / J. Bower, sc. Phila.

A view of the bombardment of Fort McHenry, near Baltimore, by the Brit...

Title from item. Re-engraving of earlier print shows the British fleet bombarding Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Maryland, during the War of 1812. Purchase; Old Print Shop; 2012; (DLC/PP-2013:004).

[The abandoned palace of Viceroy Alexieff, destroyed by Japanese shells - Port Arthur]

[The abandoned palace of Viceroy Alexieff, destroyed by Japanese shell...

H63739 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood, July 24, 1905. Title from published stereograph, no. 7758.

Lucille [B]

Lucille [B]

Lucille, half-length portrait, standing next to tree, facing front, wearing a headband and seashell decorated buckskin dress.

George Woodward - The voice of the ocean / K.

George Woodward - The voice of the ocean / K.

Illustration shows President Taft sitting on the seashore with a cluster of seashells around him that are labeled "H. Taft, Sherman, Knox, Aldrich, Ballinger, Root, [and] Cannon"; he is holding two labeled "Cha... More

Little Nettie ?, a regular oyster-shucker in Alabama Canning Co. She speaks no English. Note the condition of her shoes, caused by standing on the rough shells so much, a common sight. Location: Bayou La Batre, Alabama

Little Nettie ?, a regular oyster-shucker in Alabama Canning Co. She s...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Canneries. Hine no. 1988. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Div... More

One of the young oyster shuckers. Location: Pass Christian, Mississippi

One of the young oyster shuckers. Location: Pass Christian, Mississipp...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Canneries. Hine no. 2016. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Div... More

Shucking oysters in the Alabama Canning Company (Dunbar Lopez, Dukate Co.) Small boy on left end is Mike Murphy, ten years old, and from Baltimore. Location: Bayou La Batre, Alabama

Shucking oysters in the Alabama Canning Company (Dunbar Lopez, Dukate ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Canneries. Hine no. 1985. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Div... More

All are oyster shuckers in the Dunbar Cannery. Began work about 3:00 A.M. and worked until about 5:00 P.M. with half an hour for lunch. The great hill of shells is only part of the season's product. Location: Dunbar, Louisiana

All are oyster shuckers in the Dunbar Cannery. Began work about 3:00 A...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Canneries. Hine no. 2055. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Div... More

Small boy on the floor is Johnnie Schraker, 8 years old, earns 45 cents a day, been at it three years. Note how they stand on the rough, sharp shells. Alabama Canning Co. Location: Bayou La Batre, Alabama

Small boy on the floor is Johnnie Schraker, 8 years old, earns 45 cent...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Canneries. Hine no. 1987. No text recorded after final comma on caption card. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collect... More

All these shuck oysters in the Dunbar Cannery. They began work about 3:00 A.M., and worked until about 5:00 P.M. with half an hour for lunch at noon. The great hill of oyster shells is but part of one season's product. Location: Dunbar, Louisiana

All these shuck oysters in the Dunbar Cannery. They began work about 3...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Canneries. Hine no. 2054. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Div... More

Transfer of 8" shells, League Isl'd.

Transfer of 8" shells, League Isl'd.

Photo shows armored cruiser USS Brooklyn (CA-3) at League Island, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, PA, in Feb. 1913, during the American Marines mobilization to Guantanamo, Cuba, in response to the Mexican Revoluti... More

Transfer of 8" shells, League Isl'd.

Transfer of 8" shells, League Isl'd.

Photo shows armored cruiser USS Brooklyn (CA-3) at League Island, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, PA, in Feb. 1913, during the American Marines mobilization to go to Guantanamo, Cuba, in response to the Mexican Re... More

Transfer of 8" shells, League Isl'd.

Transfer of 8" shells, League Isl'd.

Photo shows the armored cruiser USS Brooklyn (CA-3) at League Island, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, PA, in Feb. 1913, during the American Marines mobilization to go to Guantanamo, Cuba, in response to the Mexica... More

Edward S. Curtis - A chief's daughter--Nakoaktok

Edward S. Curtis - A chief's daughter--Nakoaktok

Nakoaktok woman, half-length portrait, facing right, seated, wearing a blanket, a hat with shell ornaments, large earrings, a nose ring, and several bracelets. J197430 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Cu... More

[U.S. Naval occupation of Vera Cruz, Mexico: Tower at Vera Cruz damaged by shells from U.S.S. CHESTER - Mexican War]

[U.S. Naval occupation of Vera Cruz, Mexico: Tower at Vera Cruz damage...

J194377 U.S. Copyright Office Photoprint copyrighted by American Press Association. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Vera Cruz. The first shot fired at the invading American forces had scarcely died out when the Mexican Red Cross Nurses realizing that there would be work for them, appeared on the scene of action. The photograph shows the interior of a Mexican home which had been struck by one of the 5' shells thrown by the U.S. Cruiser Chester in the assault on Vera Cruz. A Red Cross Nurse is shown aiding the occupant of the house. She had fainted when the shell pierced her home and wrought the ruin of her abode

Vera Cruz. The first shot fired at the invading American forces had sc...

Title and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC, Underwood & Underwood (cop.) Group title: Nurses, Mexico. Date based on date occup... More

German locomotive in the Somme damaged by French shells

German locomotive in the Somme damaged by French shells

Photograph shows a soldier standing next to a German locomotive which was damaged by French shells in the Somme, France during World War I.

Raising Shells, Black Tom

Raising Shells, Black Tom

Photograph shows shells recovered by divers near Jersey City after an explosion set off by German saboteurs on July 30, 1916, on Black Tom Island in New York Harbor near Liberty Island. (Source: Flickr Commons ... More

Sorting shells at Black Tom

Sorting shells at Black Tom

Photograph shows men sorting shells recovered by divers near Jersey City after an explosion set off by German saboteurs on July 30, 1916, on Black Tom Island in New York Harbor near Liberty Island. (Source: Fli... More

Rescued shells, Jersey City

Rescued shells, Jersey City

Photograph shows the aftermath of the Black Tom munitions explosion of July 30, 1916, on Black Tom Island in New York Harbor near Liberty Island. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2014)

Recovered shells

Recovered shells

Photograph shows shells recovered by divers near Jersey City after an explosion set off by German saboteurs on July 30, 1916, on Black Tom Island in New York Harbor near Liberty Island. (Source: Flickr Commons ... More

Vive la France - Print, Library of Congress collection

Vive la France - Print, Library of Congress collection

45579 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... More

The Boche spotted this truck A few minutes after this truck, which had ventured out for salvage, had appeared on the roads near Blanzy the Boche followed it with shells all the way back to Fismettes. The "funk-holes" are occupied by our soldiers, a few of whom have come out to ascertain the cause of this latest commotion. 77th Division, Blanzy, Sept. 9, 1918.

The Boche spotted this truck A few minutes after this truck, which had...

Title from item. No. 1527-S8. In album: Photographic supplement to historical record of quartermaster corps activities A.E.F. Vol. 19-A, p. 13.

Two men were killed and one injured when this building, the headquarters of the Friends' Am. Unit at ... was "done in" by German bombs. A representative of the A.R.C. floor of this house he came down on top of the debris, and was not injured. The Friends' Am. Unit to which the R.C. gives regular financial aid, has worked with the R.C. in its work of reliving the suffering among refugees driven out of the shelled portion of Belgium. The work of the Friends' Am. Unit did not stop a minute because of the bombing of its headquarters. It moved into a house next door to the one that had been hit by shells from the land, shells from the sea, and bombs from the sky, and was, still is, as active as ever in affording relief to the stricken people

Two men were killed and one injured when this building, the headquarte...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC Com. to France. Group title: Headquarters, France. Used in: Public Ledger, 10... More

Holes torn out by huge shells. Where our boys fought in Belleau Woods, France

Holes torn out by huge shells. Where our boys fought in Belleau Woods,...

Two soldiers make their way though broken debris of wooded area. J236435 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 18724.

Prunay. German prisoner arranging shells gathered from the fields into a shell hoel, preparatory to exploding them

Prunay. German prisoner arranging shells gathered from the fields into...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: A.R.C. Group title: Reconstruction, France. 27 June 1919 [date received] Gift; Am... More

Turkish girls no longer run from cameras and picture takers no longer fear irate Turk husbands As in New York ferryboats play over the waters of Constantinople and peanut shells, fruit skins and crying babies decorate the decks.

Turkish girls no longer run from cameras and picture takers no longer ...

Photographs show pedestrians including women and a porter on the Galata Bridge and a ferryboat, Istanbul, Turkey. Title from item. Negative series code stamped on page: LC-C26. On page: no. 1398 (top image) an... More

[Scene in a German battery as an explosion kills horses in foreground; in background soldiers continue to load shells into a cannon and carry on with their work]

[Scene in a German battery as an explosion kills horses in foreground;...

Photograph is a reproduction of a painting by Oskar Merté, 1924. Stamp on back: Landesverband d. ehem. K. B. Schw. Urt., 1923. Handwritten notation indicates that the painting is in the Armee Museum, Munich. Ti... More

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