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Parmigianino - Surprise / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Parmigianino - Surprise / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Allegorical print showing, in an oval, a man as Surprise, one of the states of emotion, with his arms spread as though startled by what he sees. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints a... More

[The surprise attack on Maestreicht(?)] / H.B.

[The surprise attack on Maestreicht(?)] / H.B.

Troops of the White King advancing on the fortress Marxreich(?). Restrike of original woodcut from 1512-1516 edition. Illus. from: Der weiss kunig. Wein : Auf kosten J. Kurzböckens, 1775, pl. 195. Illustrated B... More

To the freeholders and freemen of New-York. My dear countrymen. December 29, 1775. I have good reason to assure you that there is a scheme in agitation to surprise and confound you in a matter of the last importance - the election of members for

To the freeholders and freemen of New-York. My dear countrymen. Decemb...

On verso: S; Dec 29, 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 40.

The ghost of a guinea! or the country banker's surprise!! / Woodward, delin., British Cartoon Print

The ghost of a guinea! or the country banker's surprise!! / Woodward, ...

Print shows a banker astonished by a guinea coin with King George III on it. The banker says, "Surely my eyes do not deceive me--it certainly must be a Guinea!--I declare I have not seen such a thing since I ha... More

[Hog-hunters meeting by surprise a tigress and her cubs] / Williamson & Howitt del. ; J. Clark, etched.

[Hog-hunters meeting by surprise a tigress and her cubs] / Williamson ...

Print shows four men on horseback, carrying spears, chasing a wild hog and suddenly coming upon a tigress and her cubs in tall grass; in the background, a caravan with camels and elephants passes to the right. ... More

Sketch of the surprise of the French troups under General Girard by Lt. Gen. Hill of the allied army near Arrojo de los Molinos, 28th Obr. 1811 /

Sketch of the surprise of the French troups under General Girard by Lt...

Relief shown pictorially and by contours. Pen and ink. Includes view of "View of the Sierra over Aroyo de los Molinos." Minimal level cataloging record. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site a... More

Verlegenheiten. No. 7, Mein Hut! Mein Hut! so nehmen sie ihn doch Arrachez lui donc mon chapeau, je vous en prie Danhauser ; lith. Inst. in Wien

Verlegenheiten. No. 7, Mein Hut! Mein Hut! so nehmen sie ihn doch Arra...

Print shows a man and a woman, with others, at a zoo where an elephant has taken the woman's hat and she implores the man, as she pushes him toward the elephant, to get it back. Title from item. Parallel text i... More

Verlegenheiten. No. 1, Ich bien von Ihren - Reizen so - überrascht! Je suis enchanté - de vos charmen Schwind del. ; lith. Inst. in Wien

Verlegenheiten. No. 1, Ich bien von Ihren - Reizen so - überrascht! Je...

Print shows a man and a woman sitting on a settee or bench in a room apart from a masquerade; the woman is holding her mask. Title from item. Parallel text in German and French.

Verlegenheiten. No. 12, Sie sind der Recensent unsers Theaters C'est vous qui censurez notre Théatre M. Schwind del. ; lith. Inst. in Wien

Verlegenheiten. No. 12, Sie sind der Recensent unsers Theaters C'est v...

Print shows a well-dressed woman entering a somewhat messy room where a man is bowing to her; his boots, socks, and boot-jack are in the middle of the floor and she is taken-aback by the disarray, leading her t... More

Wie erschrak und erstaunte aber Raimund, als er bemerkte, das Melusina nur bis zur Mitte des Leibes ein überaus schönes blühendes Weib sei, ..

Wie erschrak und erstaunte aber Raimund, als er bemerkte, das Melusina...

Illustration for a story showing the nobleman Raymond spying on his wife Melusine while she takes a bath; curious to see why she needed a day to herself and breaking his promise to respect her wish, he discover... More

A bivouack in safety or Florida troops preventing a surprise

A bivouack in safety or Florida troops preventing a surprise

Another parody of Van Buren administration efforts to end the long and costly Second Seminole War in Florida. The War Department was regularly subjected to public and congressional attacks for cruelty, waste, a... More

Sundry amusements in the mines ; A Sundays amusements ; A daily pleasure ; Occupation for rainy days ; A pleasant surprise / / Lith. & published by Britton & Rey, cornr. Montgomery & California Sts., S. Francisco.

Sundry amusements in the mines ; A Sundays amusements ; A daily pleasu...

Pictorial lettersheet shows four images of camp activities while not mining: washing clothes, cooking, mending clothes and boots, and discovering a bear warming its paws by the fire inside a tent; attached blan... More

Belle of Baltimore Surprise Candy - Sold wholesale by Darby & Co., 325 West Baltimore St., Baltimore, Md.

Belle of Baltimore Surprise Candy - Sold wholesale by Darby & Co., 325...

Advertising label illustrated with woman, half-length, holding fan. LOT subject: Confectionery. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Engraving by Harris, Philadelphia. Caption car... More

A surprise party / W.H. Beard 1872.

A surprise party / W.H. Beard 1872.

Print shows a young boy with a rifle and a dead bird, crawling beneath a fallen tree in the forest that rests at an oblique angle; standing on the trunk of the tree, near the base, is a black bear looking down ... More

Rice's Surprise Party, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Rice's Surprise Party, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1...

K13136 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Rice's Surprise Party in the great musical extravaganza, "Horrors"

Rice's Surprise Party in the great musical extravaganza, "Horrors"

K8497 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Ulysses passing Coney Island

Ulysses passing Coney Island

Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Modern mythology" by Metcalfe, Life magazine.

Dottie and Lottie. I've lost my job, Dottie, it was like this : I was showing a velvet opera cloak ...

Dottie and Lottie. I've lost my job, Dottie, it was like this : I was ...

Preparatory sketches for "Dottie and Lottie." Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[Lady and man with side whiskers surprised by playful elephant]

[Lady and man with side whiskers surprised by playful elephant]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[Woman embracing ghostly man to the surprise of onlookers]

[Woman embracing ghostly man to the surprise of onlookers]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1932:0042). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Mystery of Holcomb Hall" by Carlslad, Life, 4:331 (Dec. 11, 1884).

[Man with document greeting wife or friend and others in crowded study]

[Man with document greeting wife or friend and others in crowded study...

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1932:0039). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

A surprise to themselves / Gillam.

A surprise to themselves / Gillam.

Illustration shows, at center, a Mahdi soldier and a Chinese soldier gloating over recent victories; on the left the British army is routed by Mahdi forces in the Sudan, and on the right, the French army is rou... More

The next reception of the Chinese Embassy. The Washington hog will not take them by surprise again

The next reception of the Chinese Embassy. The Washington hog will not...

Satire on ill manners of Washingtonians showing guests at a social reception looking in dismay as Chinese hosts prepare tough and pig sty for thier food.

Washington cook (to mistress in the hall)--"Shure, ye can't come in. We've gone into executive session, and we're cookin up something to surprise ye"

Washington cook (to mistress in the hall)--"Shure, ye can't come in. W...

Title on verso. (DLC/PP-1932:0029). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Harper's weekly, 32:36 (Jan. 14, 1888).

[Moat Mountain and ledge from Mt. Surprise, North Conway and Intervale, White Mountains, N.H.]
The only thing that would scare our thick-skinned senators / C.J. Taylor.

The only thing that would scare our thick-skinned senators / C.J. Tayl...

Print shows the U.S. Senate chamber reduced to pandemonium when a Senate Page announces the unexpected arrival of "Investigators Lexow and Goff"; among the senators scrambling for cover are Arthur P. Gorman, Ma... More

Surprise
A dying light / Keppler.

A dying light / Keppler.

Print shows the horrified ghost of "Charles V" as he observes Práxedes M. Sagasta filling an oil lamp labeled "Spanish Honor" from a container labeled "Bombast"; the lamp sits on a map labeled "Map of Spain" on... More

Intervale, Moat Mtn., and ledges from Mt. Surprise, New Hampshire
Chas. H. Yale's fantastic spectacle, The evil eye, or The many, merry mishaps of Nid and the weird, wonderful wanderings of Nod

Chas. H. Yale's fantastic spectacle, The evil eye, or The many, merry ...

D5955 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Delight bewilders and all sorrows fly 'tis a jolly world with "The evil eye." Created and "copyright, 1900, by The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New ... More

Surprise witness before NLRB investigation. Washington, D.C., Dec. 14. Mary Moore, employed in the National Labor Relations Board Office in Boston, was a surprise witness today before the House Committee Investigating the NLRB. To determine whether the Board is 'conducting a company union,' the committee asked Miss Moore to identify letters she wrote when she was in Washington and was serving as Regional Correspondent of the NLRB Employees' Union. One of the letters Miss wrote was on Board stationary
Presidential Range from Mt. Surprise, Gorham, White Mountains
Puck Easter / L.M. Glackens.

Puck Easter / L.M. Glackens.

Illustration shows a young woman walking arm in arm with a rabbit carrying a basket of Easter eggs; a tonsured monk standing in the background is startled by what he sees.

Northern Surprise and Jessamy, sire and mother of Americas' best coursing hounds. Lowes Kennels, Lawrence, Kansas

Northern Surprise and Jessamy, sire and mother of Americas' best cours...

Stereo copyrighted by William H. Rau. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf. Dogs.

[Russian General Kuropatkin in a sack]

[Russian General Kuropatkin in a sack]

Print shows Russian General Alekseĭ Nikolaevich Kuropatkin wrapped up in a sack with two horrified Russian officers standing next to him. Title devised by Library staff. Signed on block by artist in lower left,... More

A Christmas joke with a point to it / Hassman̄.

A Christmas joke with a point to it / Hassman̄.

Illustration shows the interior of a frontier cabin where a long table is set for a Christmas turkey dinner; around the table are seated several people, some of whom are surprised to discover an arrow stuck in ... More

A surprise party at Oyster Bay / Keppler.

A surprise party at Oyster Bay / Keppler.

Illustration shows a group of men making a surprise nighttime visit to Theodore Roosevelt, wearing pajamas, at Oyster Bay; Edward H. Harriman carries a basket of lemons and James R. Day carries a basket of "Mor... More

The Teddyfication of the White House / Albert Levering 09.

The Teddyfication of the White House / Albert Levering 09.

Illustration shows William H. Taft "Bill" standing in shock in a large room at the White House where all the furnishings, from animal skin rugs to lamp shades, andirons to woodcarvings and the faces in painting... More

Double Surprise Party: Mandolin Club Serenade Elizabeth Smith Miller
[Whitaker's jaw dropped and his eyes widened with wonder and pity]

[Whitaker's jaw dropped and his eyes widened with wonder and pity]

No accession number. Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as frontispiece for: The Destroying Angel / Louis Joseph Vance. Boston : Little, Brown & Co., 1912.

Old home weak / Gordon Grant '13.

Old home weak / Gordon Grant '13.

Illustration shows four elderly men and two elderly women watching a fashionably dressed young woman as she walks down the sidewalk. Title from item. Illus. in: Puck, v. 74, no. 1911 (1913 October 15), cover. C... More

"Now will you believe me?" / L.M. Glackens.

"Now will you believe me?" / L.M. Glackens.

Illustration shows a young boy showing his younger siblings a Santa Claus suit in a wardrobe to convince them that Santa Claus does not exist.

How times have changed! / Keppler.

How times have changed! / Keppler.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam sitting on a throne, reading a "Petition of the Railroads for Permission to Raise Rates" while diminutive representatives of railroad companies stand before him; the ghost of Cornel... More

Those awful moments : the wrong flat

Those awful moments : the wrong flat

(DLC/PP-1938:0086). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Life, 65:119 (Jan. 21, 1915).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Detail of mural, "The Milk Toast", exterior wall]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

Mural of an Italian Renaissance couple toasting each other. The words "Mistress" and "Master" appear above their heads; "The Milk Toast" is written below the glasses. Mural painted by Joseph Lindon Smith. No. R... More

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Courtyard with bull in doorway]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1091. No. 348. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Farmer cottages]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. 1081a. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Farmer cottages]
["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Men loading sacks of grain from truck in courtyard into second floor doorway of barn]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1095. No. 350. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Entrance pathway]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1075. No. 339. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Courtyard with cattle being driven along pathway]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1080. No. 341. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Entrance pathway]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. 1075-1. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Stone cottages through archway]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1088. No. 17. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Farmer cottages]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1082. No. 342. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. House]
["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Courtyard and stone buildings]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1085. No. 345. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Men loading sacks of grain from truck in courtyard into second floor doorway of barn]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1095. No. 350-2. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Courtyard and stone buildings]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. 1079-b. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Detail of masonry]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1100. No. 353. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Courtyard and stone buildings]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1079. No. 340. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Farmer cottages]
["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Stone buildings and stone fence]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. 1100. No. 353. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. ]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Mural of carpenter on exterior of carpenter shop]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

Mural of Renaissance carpenter by Joseph Lindon Smith. No. R.I. 1098. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Detail of murals]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

Two murals of chickens and one of a pig, probably by Joseph Lindon Smith. No. R.I. 1101. No. 355. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (L... More

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Courtyard and stone buildings]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. 1079. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Aided by the surprise of his onslaught, Lanyard succeeded in disarming the spy

Aided by the surprise of his onslaught, Lanyard succeeded in disarming...

(DLC/PP-1934:0045). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The False Faces" by Louis Joseph Vance, Saturday evening post, 190:23 (Nov. 10, 1917).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Terrace and superintendent's house with view of stone hillside in distance]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. 1083. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Entrance pathway]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1075. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Farmer cottages]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. 1081b. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Farmer cottages]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. 1082. No. 342, variant. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Workmen sawing in carpenter shop]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

Mural on wall by Joseph Lindon Smith. No. R.I. 1197. No. 351. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Detail of mural, "The Milk Toast", exterior wall]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

Mural of an Italian Renaissance couple toasting each other. The words "Mistress" and "Master" appear above their heads; "The Milk Toast" is written below the glasses. Mural painted by Joseph Lindon Smith. No. R... More

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Archway with turret and weathervane in background]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1089. No. 347. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Courtyard with wagon and team and African American workman]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1094. No. 349. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Detail of masonry with turret in background]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1087. No. 346. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Detail of murals]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

Two murals of chickens and one of a pig probably by Joseph Lindon Smith.

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Terrace, walls, pathway leading along stone hillside]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1084. No. 344. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Archway with stone buildings]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. 65. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Terrace and superintendent's house with stone hillside in distance]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1083. No. 343. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Detail of mural, "The Milk Toast", exterior wall]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

Mural of an Italian Renaissance couple toasting each other. The words "Mistress" and "Master" appear above their heads; "The Milk Toast" is written below the glasses. Mural painted by Joseph Lindon Smith. No. R... More

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Farmer cottages]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Detail of mural, exterior of building]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

Mural of a cow and two calves probably by Joseph Lindon Smith. No. R.I. 1100A. No. 354. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

When he opened the door with a master key --

When he opened the door with a master key --

Gift; Ernest Fuhr estate; (DLC/PP-1934:0111). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Homespun Silk" by Octavus Roy Cohen, Saturday evening post, 194:21 (June 17, 1922).

We were all so taken aback --

We were all so taken aback --

Gift; Ernest Fuhr estate; (DLC/PP-1934:0111). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Old Granite Face" by George Pattullo, Saturday evening post, 194:15 (Feb. 4, 1922).

Washington youngsters surprise Mrs. Coolidge with May Day basket of flowers. [...] the First Lady of the land opened the door of [...] morning she found a May Basket of flowers ha[...] nob. The basket, filled with daisies, was pu[...] little Washington children to tell Mrs Coolidge [...] is Child Health Day." The daisies represen[...] "Better Health for Children" movement. The [...]ph are Nan Norton, Elizabeth Ann Taylor and [...] Cooley
Secretary of Agriculture is surprised with gifts from members of personal staff when he was Governor of Missouri. Led by members of his personal staff when he was Governor of Missouri and fellow Missourians, Secretary of Agriculture Arthur M.Hyde, was given a surprise party at his office in Washington today. They presented him with a complete traveling outfit and in short speeches each one paid a glowing tribute for Missouri's friendship for him. In the center of photograph, left to right: Dwight F. Davis, former Secretary of War; Secretary Hyde; and Col. M.F. Natter of Kansas City and member of Secretary Hyde's staff when he was Governor
Surprise visit from Georgia. Gov. Eugene Talmadge, of Georgia, consistent New Deal critic as he paid a surprise visit to Pres. Roosevelt at the White House Wednesday. Gov. Talmadge, in a cream colored suit, and red suspenders, indicated surprise when confonted by newsmen and photographers. "How did you know I was coming here" he asked. He was accompanied by Clark Howell, Atlanta, Ga., publisher. The two men are seen here leaving the White House, Gov. Talmadge at left, 7/17/35
"Wrong Way" Corrigan calls on President. Washington, D.C., Aug. 31. "Wrong Way" Corrigan, who paid Washington a surprise visit today, is shown leaving the White House after being presented to President Roosevelt. He is shown with Oswald Ryan, member of the Civil Aeronautics Authority, who introduced him to the Chief Executive, 8/31/38
FIRST LADY PAYS SURPRISE VISIT TO DIES COMMITTEE INVESTIGATION. WASHINGTON, D.C. NOVEMBER 30. MRS. FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT PAID A SURPRISE AND UNANNOUNCED VISIT TO THE DIES COMMITTEE HEARING AT THE CAPITOL TODAY TO HEAR TESTIMONY CONCERNING THE AMERICAN YOUTH CONGRESS, AND WILLIAM W. HINCKLEY, FORMER CHAIRMAN
FIRST LADY LISTENS TO TESTIMONY AT DIES COMMITTEE. WASHINGTON, D.C. NOVEMBER 30. PAYING A SURPRISE VISIT TO THE DIES HEARING TODAY WHERE SHE HEARD TESTIMONY CONCERNING THE AMERICAN YOUTH CONFERENCE, MRS. ROOSEVELT IS HELPED OUT OF HER COAT BY JACK McMICHAEL, CHAIRMAN OF THE ORGANIZATION, AND WILLIAM W. HINCKLEY, RIGHT, FORMER CHAIRMAN
Attorney General accompanies Douglas to Judiciary committee hearing. Washington, D.C., March 24. Attorney General Frank Murphy was a surprise visitor with William O. Douglas to the Senate Judiciary Sub-committee which met this afternoon and in executive session quickly approved the former S.E.C. Chairman for membership in the U.S. Supreme Court. They are seated in the committee room before Senator Borah moved for executive session. 3-24-39
Former house minority leader presented set of silver by republican congressmen. Washington, D.C., April 5 -Former House Minority Leader Bertrand N. Snell, or New York, was presented with a silver service set at surprise breakfast tendered him today at the Capitol by his former republican colleagues. In the photo - left to right - House Minority Leader Joseph W. Martin, Jr. of Massachusetts - Bertrand N. Snell - Rep. James W. Wadsworth of New York - Rep. Daniel A. Reed of New York and Rep. Frank Crowther of New York. 4-5-39
PRESIDENT AND FIRST LADY VISIT 4-H ENCAMPMENT. WASHINGTON, D.C. JUNE 14. THE PRESIDENT AND MRS. ROOSEVELT PAID A SURPRISE VISIT TO THE 4-H GATHERING TODAY AT THE TIDAL BASIN IN WASHINGTON, D.C. EARLIER IN THE DAY, THE PRESIDENT TOLD A MEETING OF THE 4-H MEMBERS THAT THEIR ORGANIZATION IS ONE OF THE BULWARKS OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY, SINCE IT IS NOT REGIMENTED LIKE YOUTH GROUPSIN OTHER COUNTIRES. FLOWERS WERE PRESENTED TO MRS. ROOSEVELT BY ELIZABETH WHITE OF VIRGINIA AND A BOOK CONCERNING THE ACTIVITIES OF THE 4-H CLUB WAS GIVEN TO MR. ROOSEVELT. L TO R: ELIZABETH WHITE, VIRGINIA; MRS. ROOSEVELT; PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT; AND DAVID LANDERS OF NEW YORK, WHO GAVE THE PRESIDENT THE BOOK
U.S. tanks with British crews do sterling work in the battles of "Knightsbridge" and "The Cauldron." The American "General Grant" tank, which has arrived in quantity in the Middle East throughout the winter took Rommel's Afrika Corps by surprise. Together with the lighter "General Stuart" tank, also American built, it has been mainly responsible, manned by British crews, for holding up the new German drive toward Egypt
Pearl Harbor bombing. Drydock bound. The USS West Virginia, sunk at her berth by Japanese torpedoes and bombs during the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, was raised sufficiently to enable her to be towed to drydock. She is shown here being maneuvered by tugs, preliminary to the start of repairs
Volunteer woman investigator for the Office of Price Administration (OPA) enforcement agency in Philadelphia, one of three cities selected in a test drive to discover violations of rationing and ceiling prices, in a department store checking prices of women's apparel. All investigators were required to fill out reports, regardless whether violations were uncovered or not. A number of complaints against law violations in three test cities resulted from the surprise investigation
Production. Parachute cloth and shrouds. These machines in an Eastern plant braid pure silk shroud lines for parachutes. Much of this silk, which came from Japan, may pay a surprise visit on its place of origin
Production. Parachute cloth and shrouds. Silk parachute cloth is washed in an Eastern plant in this continuous machine, following a de-gumming process. Some of this silk, which came from Japan, may pay a surprise visit on its place of origin
Fort Benning. Parachute troops. These student paratroopers at Fort Benning, Georgia take to their jobs like ducks to water. Their performance has the snap and style of veteran troopers, and they have a few tricks up their sleeves to surprise the Axis
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