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The great 10,000 mile wall China

The great 10,000 mile wall China

No. 15348. Title from item.

View from the breastworks of Fort Sedgwick, called by the rebel soldiers "Fort Hell"

View from the breastworks of Fort Sedgwick, called by the rebel soldie...

Stereograph showing long wooden spikes, chevaux-de-frise, extending from the fortifications of Fort Sedgwick, Petersburg, Virginia.

Smith's Island, Phil.

Smith's Island, Phil.

Photograph shows the swimming pool on Smith's Island, a popular 19th century resort area in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Title from item. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

The Springs. Green Cove Springs

The Springs. Green Cove Springs

Group posed with pool in foreground and resort hotel in background, Florida.

Bathing pool in the casino

Bathing pool in the casino

"86" on negative. Attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Probably the Ponce de Leon Hotel. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 03535. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Bathing pool in the casino

Bathing pool in the casino

"W.H.J. & Co." and "85" on negative. Probably the Ponce de Leon Hotel. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 3534. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Swimming pool, Charlevoix-the-Beautiful

Swimming pool, Charlevoix-the-Beautiful

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012284. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Lurline Baths /

Lurline Baths /

"A large indoor swimming pool can be seen. The camera was directed toward a slide from which people can be seen entering the pool in rapid succession"--Early motion pictures. "At San Francisco. The main feature... more

Sutro Baths, no. 1 /

Sutro Baths, no. 1 /

"One of the sights of San Francisco. A 50-foot slide is used by the bathers, who toboggan down its slippery surface in all positions. The bathers are clad in black trunks, making fine contrast with the flesh ti... more

Sutro Baths /

Sutro Baths /

"Another view in which the figures show larger. A springboard furnishes the bathers with much amusement; also a toboggan slide. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. "A large indoor swimming pool is shown, as well as... more

In the great Sutro Baths, San Francisco, California, U.S.A

In the great Sutro Baths, San Francisco, California, U.S.A

Copyright 1898 by Strohmeyer & Wyman. Title from item.

The New Greenbrier, swimming pool, White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.

The New Greenbrier, swimming pool, White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 068377. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Swimming pool, Charlevoix, Mich.

Swimming pool, Charlevoix, Mich.

Title divised by cataloger. Title on jacket: Belvedere Point, Charlevoix, Mich. "Swimming pool" on larger building. "G 4535" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 036399. Gift; State Historical Society of Col... more

The Swimming pool, Natural Bridge, Va.

The Swimming pool, Natural Bridge, Va.

Title from jacket. Possibly at Natural Bridge Hotel. "G 8977" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 500578. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Pool court, the baths at Monmouth Beach, N. J.

Pool court, the baths at Monmouth Beach, N. J.

Photograph shows recreational facility with a small and large pool; two women wade in smaller pool; individuals, not swimming, walk around on pool's deck fully clothed. Title from item.

Sutro's Baths, San Francisco, Cal

Sutro's Baths, San Francisco, Cal

Copyright by C.H. Graves. No. 5408. Title from item.

News Tribune newsboys' plunge bath

News Tribune newsboys' plunge bath

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 42122. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Swimming pool, Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Mich.

Swimming pool, Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Mich.

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 033122. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Swimming pool, Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Mich.

Swimming pool, Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Mich.

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 033121. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Great Sutro Bath House, San Francisco, California
Swimming pool, Belle Isle

Swimming pool, Belle Isle

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 016501. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Bathing pool in the casino, Palm Beach, Fla

Bathing pool in the casino, Palm Beach, Fla

Negative broken across from center top to bottom right and taped to second sheet of glass. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 018464. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Interior, Sutro bathing pavillion, largest and finest in the world, San Francisco, Cal
Swimming pool, Sutro Baths, San Francisco, U.S.A

Swimming pool, Sutro Baths, San Francisco, U.S.A

Copyright 1908 by J.J. Killelea & Co. No. 0610. Title from item.

The plunge, Santa Cruz

The plunge, Santa Cruz

H104908 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Pillsbury Picture Co.; January 6, 1908. No. 3543.

King

King

Horse jumping from chute into swimming pool, with crowd of spectators in background. Copyright by G.H. Russell.

White Sulphur Springs, Va. i.e. West Virginia, Pompeian swimming pool

White Sulphur Springs, Va. i.e. West Virginia, Pompeian swimming pool

Title from jacket. "G 8988" on negative. Probably White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0500585. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Swimming pool, Balch School, Detroit, Mich.

Swimming pool, Balch School, Detroit, Mich.

Title from jacket. "H 540" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 073505. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Steeplechase Park swimming pool, Coney Island

Steeplechase Park swimming pool, Coney Island

Swimming pool surrounded by amusement park rides including ferris wheel. J17463 or J17462 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Irving Underhill, N.Y.

[Indoor Y.M.C.A. swimming pool, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania]
[George Warrington Curtis house, Southampton, New York. Swimming pool]

[George Warrington Curtis house, Southampton, New York. Swimming pool]

Site History. House Architecture: Chauncey Ives. Associated Name: Mary Jenkins (Mrs. George W.) Curtis. Today: Garden not extant. On slide (handwritten): "C" and "Curtis, Mrs. G.W." Also, Johnson no. "3509." Ph... more

["Killenworth," George Dupont Pratt house, Glen Cove, New York. View to house from swimming pool]

["Killenworth," George Dupont Pratt house, Glen Cove, New York. View t...

No. 14. Photographed when Frances Benjamin Johnston and Mattie Edwards Hewitt worked together. Title, date, and subject information provided by Sam Watters, 2011. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection.

["Killenworth," George Dupont Pratt house, Glen Cove, New York. Swimming pool]

["Killenworth," George Dupont Pratt house, Glen Cove, New York. Swimmi...

Site History. House Architecture: Trowbridge & Ackerman, 1908-1913. Landscape: James Leal Greenleaf, circa 1913. Site and drive planning in "Dosoris," the Pratt family compound with houses belonging to the chil... more

["Arcady," George Owen Knapp house, Sycamore Canyon Road, Montecito, California. Lower garden, view to swimming pool]

["Arcady," George Owen Knapp house, Sycamore Canyon Road, Montecito, C...

Site History. House Architecture: Italianate mission style house by Ralph Radcliffe-Whitehead, built by Christopher Tornoe and expanded by E. Russell Ray in 1911 for George Owen Knapp. Landscape: Francis Towns... more

["Arcady," George Owen Knapp house, Sycamore Canyon Road, Montecito, California. Lower garden, view to swimming pool]

["Arcady," George Owen Knapp house, Sycamore Canyon Road, Montecito, C...

Site History. House Architecture: Italianate mission style house by Ralph Radcliffe-Whitehead, built by Christopher Tornoe and expanded by E. Russell Ray in 1911 for George Owen Knapp. Landscape: Francis Towns... more

["Arcady," George Owen Knapp house, Sycamore Canyon Road, Montecito, California. Lower garden, pool house]

["Arcady," George Owen Knapp house, Sycamore Canyon Road, Montecito, C...

Site History. House Architecture: Italianate mission style house by Ralph Radcliffe-Whitehead, built by Christopher Tornoe and expanded by E. Russell Ray in 1911 for George Owen Knapp. Landscape: Francis Towns... more

["Arcady," George Owen Knapp house, Sycamore Canyon Road, Montecito, California. Lower garden, indoor swimming pool at pool house]

["Arcady," George Owen Knapp house, Sycamore Canyon Road, Montecito, C...

Site History. House Architecture: Italianate mission style house by Ralph Radcliffe-Whitehead, built by Christopher Tornoe and expanded by E. Russell Ray in 1911 for George Owen Knapp. Landscape: Francis Towns... more

Swimming pool in Knapp home, Santa Barbara, California

Swimming pool in Knapp home, Santa Barbara, California

Photograph shows colonnaded swimming pool at "Arcady," George Owen Knapp house, Sycamore Canyon Road, Montecito, Santa Barbara County, California. Title from item. Date from other photographs of the Knapp house... more

["Killenworth," George Dupont Pratt house, Glen Cove, New York. Swimming pool]

["Killenworth," George Dupont Pratt house, Glen Cove, New York. Swimmi...

Site History. House Architecture: Trowbridge & Ackerman, 1908-1913. Landscape: James Leal Greenleaf, circa 1913. Site and drive planning in "Dosoris," the Pratt family compound with houses belonging to the chil... more

["Killenworth," George Dupont Pratt house, Glen Cove, New York. Swimming pool]

["Killenworth," George Dupont Pratt house, Glen Cove, New York. Swimmi...

Site History. House Architecture: Trowbridge & Ackerman, 1908-1913. Landscape: James Leal Greenleaf, circa 1913. Site and drive planning in "Dosoris," the Pratt family compound with houses belonging to the chil... more

Garden pools of California right page

Garden pools of California right page

Second page of a two-page article by Frances Benjamin Johnston illustrated with her photographs showing (top) "pools in the upper terrace of Mr. and Mrs. James K. Moffitt, Piedmont, California" and (bottom) "sw... more

["Killenworth," George Dupont Pratt house, Glen Cove, New York. Swimming pool]

["Killenworth," George Dupont Pratt house, Glen Cove, New York. Swimmi...

Site History. House Architecture: Trowbridge & Ackerman, 1908-1913. Landscape: James Leal Greenleaf, circa 1913. Site and drive planning in "Dosoris," the Pratt family compound with houses belonging to the chil... more

Garden pools of California [left page]

Garden pools of California [left page]

First page of a two-page article by Frances Benjamin Johnston illustrated with her photographs showing (top) "the swimming pool on the Montecito estate of Mr. and Mrs. George O. Knapp" and (bottom) "the pool in... more

[E.J. Miley house, El Prado, Montecito, Calif.  Pool and bathhouse]

[E.J. Miley house, El Prado, Montecito, Calif. Pool and bathhouse]

Title devised by cataloger. Signed. Scale 1/8 in. to 1 ft. Dimensioned. Gift of Mary Craig Skewes-Cox, Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division. Gift; Mary Craig Skewes-Cox; (PR 13 CN 1992:220) mi / 8... more

Opening of pool at Columbia Country Club

Opening of pool at Columbia Country Club

Crowd of spectators watching swimmers in pool at Columbia Country Club, Washington, D.C. National Photo Company Collection. No. 36036.

Opening of pool at Columbia Country Club

Opening of pool at Columbia Country Club

Crowd of spectators around pool at Columbia Country Club, Washington, D.C. National Photo Company Collection. No. 36038.

[Boys diving, or waiting to dive, into a swimming pool]

[Boys diving, or waiting to dive, into a swimming pool]

Title devised by Library staff. No. 798. Forms part of: National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress).

["Fenimore," James Stetson Metcalfe house, Bedford Hills, New York. Swimming  pool]

["Fenimore," James Stetson Metcalfe house, Bedford Hills, New York. Sw...

Site History. Landscape: Elizabeth Tyree (Mrs. James S.) Metcalfe, probable landscape gardener. Today: House not extant, property now part of Bedford Hills Memorial Park. On slide: red seal sticker. Title, dat... more

["Fenimore," James Stetson Metcalfe house, Bedford Hills, New York. Swimming  pool]

["Fenimore," James Stetson Metcalfe house, Bedford Hills, New York. Sw...

Site History. Landscape: Elizabeth Tyree (Mrs. James S.) Metcalfe, probable landscape gardener. Today: House not extant, property now part of Bedford Hills Memorial Park. Title, date, and subject information p... more

["Las Tejas," Oakleigh Thorne house, 170 Picacho Road, Montecito, California. View from swimming pool pavilion to house]

["Las Tejas," Oakleigh Thorne house, 170 Picacho Road, Montecito, Cali...

Site History. House Architecture: Remodel and addition to existing adobe house, designed by William Alston Hayne II, by Francis W. Wilson after purchase by Oakleigh Thorne in 1917. Landscape: Helen S. (Mrs. Oak... more

Miami Beach : architecture and gardens. View through sea motif window, to pool

Miami Beach : architecture and gardens. View through sea motif window,...

In album: Miami Beach : architecture and gardens, p. [14]. Item title devised.

Palm Beach : architecture and gardens. Residence at 1860 S. Ocean Blvd., pool and patio

Palm Beach : architecture and gardens. Residence at 1860 S. Ocean Blvd...

In album: Palm Beach : architecture and gardens, p. [4]. Item title devised.

Brandon, Surry vic., Prince George County, Virginia

Brandon, Surry vic., Prince George County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1730. Related names: Rob't, W. Daniel. Built by Nathaniel Harrison 2nd and for two centuries the home of the Harrison family. The central block... more

Brandon, Surry vic., Prince George County, Virginia

Brandon, Surry vic., Prince George County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1730. Related names: Rob't, W. Daniel. Built by Nathaniel Harrison 2nd and for two centuries the home of the Harrison family. The central block... more

Master prints. Estate of Mrs. Woodward Vietor, residence in Palm Beach, Florida, swimming pool

Master prints. Estate of Mrs. Woodward Vietor, residence in Palm Beach...

In portfolio: Master prints, no. 28. Portfolio title devised. Print from negative 32635.

Seventy-one years, or, My life with photography. Swimming pool area, Palm Beach, Feb. 27, 1939

Seventy-one years, or, My life with photography. Swimming pool area, P...

In album: Seventy-one years, or, My life with photography, p. 55. Print from negative 34219.

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