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[Bird's-eye view of a large scale water supply system showing tunnels and covered aqueducts]

[Bird's-eye view of a large scale water supply system showing tunnels ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De architectura / Vitruvius Pollio ; tr. & ed. by Cesare Cesariano. [Como : Impressa p G. de Pōte, a la spese e instantia del magnifico d. A. Gallo e del nobile d. A. ... more

[Solar system diagram with seven planets in circular orbits, the earth as number V, Telluris; and surrounding text]

[Solar system diagram with seven planets in circular orbits, the earth...

Illus. and text in: Da revolutionibus orbium coelestium / Nicolaus Copernicus. Norimbergae : Apud I. Peteium, 1543. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congr... more

[Geometric figure of earth, sun, and moon calculated by Aristarchus to approximate real scale of the solar system]

[Geometric figure of earth, sun, and moon calculated by Aristarchus to...

Illus. in: De magnitudinibus, et distantiis solis, et lunae / Aristarchus of Samos. Pisauri : Apud. C. Francischinum, 1572, p. 30. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : L... more

[Illustration showing Descartes' mechanical view of a universe filled with plenum and a system of vortexes that carries planets around the sun]

[Illustration showing Descartes' mechanical view of a universe filled ...

Illus. in: Principia philosophiae / Rene Descartes. Amstelodami : Apud L. Elzevirium, 1644, p. 114. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 265.

A scheme of the Solar system with the orbits of the planets and comets belonging thereto /

A scheme of the Solar system with the orbits of the planets and comets...

Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 82A. LC copy imperfect: Darkened, use-worn, losses along edges, mounte... more

[The mechanical system of a clock driven by weights and pendulum]

[The mechanical system of a clock driven by weights and pendulum]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Theatrum machinarium, oder, Schau-Platz der Heb-Zeuge .... Leipzig : Zufinden bey dem Autore und Joh. Friedr. Gleditschens seel. Sohn : Gedruckt bey Christoph Zunkel, ... more

Thomas Jefferson, no date, Decimal System Weights and Measures
The Solar System, with the orbits of 5 remarkable comets.

The Solar System, with the orbits of 5 remarkable comets.

Appears in: A complete system of geography / Emanuel Bowen. London, 1747. 2 vol[s]. Includes diagrams of: Oblique sphere -- Right sphere -- Parallel sphere. Available also through the Library of Congress Web si... more

Thomas Jefferson to George Wythe, March 1, 1779, Memorandum on Bill to Regulate Practicing Attorneys; Changes in Court System

Thomas Jefferson to George Wythe, March 1, 1779, Memorandum on Bill to...

Memorandum on Bill to Regulate Practicing Attorneys; Changes in Court System

Bowles's new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial globe : laid down from the best observations and newest discoveries particularly those lately made in the south seas by Anson, Byron, Wallis, Bouganville, Cook, and other celebrated circumnavigators, illustrated with a variety of useful projections and representations of the heavenly bodies the most approved astronomical and geographical definitions tables, and problems with an easy and familiar explanation of the most curious and interesting phoenomena in the universal system.

Bowles's new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial globe : lai...

Shows various expedition routes. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and col. ill. Ancillary maps: Solar system -- Northern hemisphere -- Southern hemisphere -- Astronomical latitude and longitude analemma ... more

A new map of the world : with all the new discoveries by Capt. Cook and other navigators : ornamented with the Solar System, the eclipses of the sun, moon & planets &c. /

A new map of the world : with all the new discoveries by Capt. Cook an...

Relief shown pictorially. Also shows lines of magnetic variation and marine wind-direction arrows. "Published as the Act directs, Aug't 1st 1799, by I. Evans, No. 41 Long Lane, West Smithfield." Originally prin... more

The Sexual system as represented by modern authors / Edwards, del.; Mazel, sculp.

The Sexual system as represented by modern authors / Edwards, del.; Ma...

Examples of the twenty-four Linnaean classes of plants. Illus. in: New illustration of the sexual system of Carolus von Linnaeus / Robert John Thornton. London : 1810. Published in: The tradition of science / L... more

The complete system of English country dancing, containing all the figures ever used in English country dancing, with a variety of new figures, and new reels ...

The complete system of English country dancing, containing all the fig...

Originally published in 1808 and expanded in 1811 under the title An analysis of country dancing, this edition borrows extensively from earlier editions. As with earlier editions, the figures for English count... more

The Logierian system, or unveiling the new light to ye musical world!! With the discovery of a general thoro' base [altered to bass]discord in the old school / Desigd by P H-- ; G. Cruikshank, fect.

The Logierian system, or unveiling the new light to ye musical world!!...

"Logier, with two supporters, stands on a platform, drawing aside a curtain from irradiated woman's head, with classical features and a laurel wreath..." (Source: George)

[Design drawing for system to raise and lower a captive balloon, controlled by four ropes forming a pyramidal shape and operated by winches on the ground below] / M.G.

[Design drawing for system to raise and lower a captive balloon, contr...

Title devised by Library staff. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1981-82.) Tissandier collection.

[Design drawing for a navigational system for an airship employing six balloons and parachutes, a deck, superstructure, and basket below]

[Design drawing for a navigational system for an airship employing six...

Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

James Madison. List of documents showing causes of reversing the old federal system. 1824.

James Madison. List of documents showing causes of reversing the old f...

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

Jackson ticket. American system. Speed the plough, the loom & the mattock

Jackson ticket. American system. Speed the plough, the loom & the matt...

Election ticket with image of an anvil and hammer.

Sub-treasury system, or Office holders elysium

Sub-treasury system, or Office holders elysium

Printed & published by H.R. Robinson, 52 Cortlandt St., 11 1/2 Wall Street. & 38 Chatham Strt. N.Y. Title appears as it is written on the item. Forms part of: American cartoon print filing series (Library of Congress)

The political and military reformer. Devoted to the support of truly Republican principles -- of a well disciplined militia -- of an American system of education, and of sound literature and science. [Prospectus] January 30, 1846. [s. l.]

The political and military reformer. Devoted to the support of truly R...

Prospectus. 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, Folder 15.

To the citizens of Washington. Fellow Citizens:- I am informed that at the Navy yard, and in other parts of the city, General Weightman is represented as being opposed to the "ten hour system." ... Geo. M. Grouard. Washington, May 29, 1850.

To the citizens of Washington. Fellow Citizens:- I am informed that at...

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 200, Folder 8b.

A fact. About this time last year, whilst I was working in the employ of Mr. J. T. Towers, a conversation occurred between Mr. Lenox and myself to this effect ... I replied that my day's work was done, that we worked on the ten hour system ... R

A fact. About this time last year, whilst I was working in the employ ...

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 200, Folder 8.

Dinsmore & Company's new and complete map of the railway system of the United States and Canada; compiled from official sources, under the direction of the editor of the "American Railway Guide."

Dinsmore & Company's new and complete map of the railway system of the...

Map of the eastern United States to about the 96th Meridian showing operating and projected railroads.

Loco Foco candidates travelling, on the canel system

Loco Foco candidates travelling, on the canel system

Several prospective Democratic presidential candidates travel along a canal in the "Salt River Barge," named after the proverbial river of political defeat. The passengers are (left to right): Lewis Cass, secre... more

[System of buttresses at the Reims cathedral]

[System of buttresses at the Reims cathedral]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Facsimile of the sketch-book of Wilars de Honecort, an architect of the thirteenth century .... London : J.H. and J. Parker, 1859. Published in: The tradition of techn... more

Map showing the system of Confederate fortifications on the Mississippi River at Island no. 10 and New Madrid, also the operations of the United States forces under General John Pope against these positions

Map showing the system of Confederate fortifications on the Mississipp...

Scale 1:84,480. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 300 In lower left margin: Report of Maj. Gen. John Pope to the Committee on the Conduct of War. "No. 1" is in the upper right margin. Similar to the preceding map, b... more

Map showing the system of rebel fortifications on the Mississippi River at Island no. 10 and New Madrid, also the operations of the U.S. forces under General John Pope against these positions

Map showing the system of rebel fortifications on the Mississippi Rive...

Scale 1:84,480 ("3/4 of an inch = one mile"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 299.8 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the W... more

Map showing the system of Confederate fortifications on the Mississippi River at Island No. 10 and New Madrid, also the operations of the United States forces under General John Pope, against these positions /

Map showing the system of Confederate fortifications on the Mississipp...

In lower left margin: Report of Maj. Gen. John Pope to the Committee on the Conduct of War. Similar to the preceding map. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 301 Description derived from published bibliography. Availa... more

A new sectional map of the state of Kansas showing the route of the Union Pacific Railway--E. D. to Denver City. Col. and complete system of projected rail roads. Information compiled & collected from departments of the government at Washington, D.C. and other authentic sources by W. J. Keeler, C. E. 1867.

A new sectional map of the state of Kansas showing the route of the Un...

Detailed township and county map showing drainage. Relief by hachures, salt marshes, and minerals in inset only. Includes Indian reservations, roads and railroads, and the land grants of the Union Pacific in Ka... more

[A kiln or furnace with fire heating coal in a retort to the point of decomposition, the resulting gas passing through a pipe to a system of pipes used to illuminate the Boulton and Watt factory in Soho] / P. Broux.

[A kiln or furnace with fire heating coal in a retort to the point of ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Les merveilles de la science, ou Description populaire des inventions modernes, / par Louis Figuier. Paris : Furne, Jouvet et cie, [1867]-1870. Published in: The tradi... more

No. 20, Court Street. Boston. January, 1868. Dear Sir: In handing you our office card, we beg to call your attention to our system for the collection and adjustment of claims in Boston and vicinity ... Stillman B. Allen.

No. 20, Court Street. Boston. January, 1868. Dear Sir: In handing you ...

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 72, Folder 34.

"Our intelligent jury system"

"Our intelligent jury system"

Illus. in: Puck, v. 5, 1879. Reference copy may be in LOT 4616. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

New Jersey--the wizard of electricity--Thomas A. Edison's system of electric illumination

New Jersey--the wizard of electricity--Thomas A. Edison's system of el...

Six views showing Menlo Park and exterior of Edison's laboratory, and electric light apparatus. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1880 Jan. 10., p. 353.

[Albert Tissandier (left), Gaston Tissandier (right), and an unidentified man in the basket of their airship demonstrating an electric navigational system featuring a propeller] / P. Ferat ; E.A. Tilly, sc.

[Albert Tissandier (left), Gaston Tissandier (right), and an unidentif...

Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

Steamer of Ob River system, Tiumen

Steamer of Ob River system, Tiumen

Photo by Sokolov. Transfer; Manuscript Division (George Kennan Papers); 1973; (DLC/PP-1973:080). Forms part of: George Kennan Papers.

The Indiana, Bloomington and Western Railway System.

The Indiana, Bloomington and Western Railway System.

Map of the north-central United States showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. M5932 U.S. Copyright Office Scale 1:1,267,200.... more

Map of the Richmond & Danville Railroad system in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, & Texas.

Map of the Richmond & Danville Railroad system in Virginia, North Caro...

Map of southern United States showing drainage, coal regions, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network in red, with names along the lines. Includes list of railroads. Chartered in 1847 and completed... more

Map showing the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fé Railroad system, with its connections.

Map showing the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fé Railroad system, with it...

Map of the southwestern states from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; indicates in table form miles of lines in Kansas, Missouri, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Arizona, and Mexico; shows relief by hach... more

The custom-house code of morals under our beautiful tariff system / F. Opper.

The custom-house code of morals under our beautiful tariff system / F....

Illustration shows a vignette cartoon with William Dorsheimer seated at center in the "Office of the U.S. District Attorney and Editorial Rooms of the New York Star" where he receives a letter from "Daniel Mann... more

New York City--Flower-show, in aid of the German and Orthopedic Hospitals, given at Fifth Avenue and Twenty-Eighth Street, March 9th-14th / Mazzanovich. Texas--The great railway strike on the Wabash and Southwestern system - The "crew" of a freight train abandoning their locomotive at the command of strikers.

New York City--Flower-show, in aid of the German and Orthopedic Hospit...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 60 (1885 March 21), pp. 80-81.

The solar system.

The solar system.

In lower right margin: 7. Includes diagrams of: Theory of the Seasons -- Eclipses -- Theory of Tides -- Phases of the Moon -- Mariner's Compass. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Denver and Rio Grande Railway System, 1886.

Denver and Rio Grande Railway System, 1886.

Map of Colorado and part of New Mexico showing relief by hachures and shading, drainage, cities and towns, counties, stage roads, and railroads with the main line emphasized.

The one man power in our jury system / J. Keppler.

The one man power in our jury system / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows an old hag labeled "Tradition" sitting in a chair labeled "Justice" and holding a large balance scale labeled "LAW" with ten men on the right and one smug man labeled "Stubbornness, Ignorance... more

Map of the city of Washington showing the system of water supply & distribution : to accompany the annual report of Cap't J.L. Lusk, Corps of Eng'rs U.S.A.

Map of the city of Washington showing the system of water supply & dis...

Shows water mains, fountains, public pumps, hydrants, stop valves, and block numbers. Includes table of "Width of streets and avenues." LC copy soiled, fold-lined, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Availabl... more

Map of the Boston & Lowell R.R. system with its principal connections.

Map of the Boston & Lowell R.R. system with its principal connections.

Map of the northern United States showing cities and towns and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. This line was chartered in 1830 and opened in 1835. In 1841 a second track was laid.

Map of the city of Washington showing the system of water supply & distribution : to accompany the annual report of Cep't J.L. Lusk, Corps of Eng'rs U.S.A.

Map of the city of Washington showing the system of water supply & dis...

Shows water mains, fountains, public pumps, hydrants, stop valves, and block numbers. Includes table of "Width of streets and avenues." LC copy annotated in blue pencil, lacking corner section, soiled, fold-lin... more

Map of the Shenandoah Valley route via Luray Caverns, Natural Bridge & the Grottos. The Shenandoah Valley R.R. Norfolk & Western R.R. and East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia System and their connections.

Map of the Shenandoah Valley route via Luray Caverns, Natural Bridge &...

Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with named lines. Heavy black lines emphasize the main lines. Timetable information on... more

The crematory money-bilt [sic] system. "The cost of the equipment is great" - Depew

The crematory money-bilt [sic] system. "The cost of the equipment is g...

Chauncey M. Depew, President of the New York Central Railroad Company caricatured as a railroad cart stove. In the caption, the "s" in the word "system" is written as a "$" and the quotation marks are also repr... more

[Horse-drawn streetcar no. 148 of a New York City system]

[Horse-drawn streetcar no. 148 of a New York City system]

Photo copyrighted by Loeffler. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ph. Ind.; Street railways; Geogr.

A result of the system / J.S. Pughe.

A result of the system / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows a devil wearing a business suit, holding a fire brand labeled "Arson" in one hand and hanging from the other is a large knife labeled "Murder"; he is accepting a payment for $10,000 from a hand labe... more

Boones map of the Black Diamond System of Railways, J. D. McKisson del., Perysville Ohio.

Boones map of the Black Diamond System of Railways, J. D. McKisson del...

Detailed map of southern United States from Cincinnati, Ohio, to northern Florida. Shows drainage, the Ohio River railroad system, cities and towns, county boundaries.

The book-delivery system at the Congressional Library, Washington / drawn by G.W. Peters, Washington, D.C.

The book-delivery system at the Congressional Library, Washington / dr...

Four illustrations showing: the distributing desk in the center of the rotunda; book-stack elevator; underground book trolley running from the Library to the Capitol; and sending and receiving station to the un... more

Birds eye view of that portion of the 23rd and 24th wards of the city of New York, lying westerly of the New York and Harlem Railroad, and of the Grand Boulevard and Concourse connecting Manhattan Island with the park system north of the Harlem River.

Birds eye view of that portion of the 23rd and 24th wards of the city ...

Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 540 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 700/1

New York's new solar system / Keppler.

New York's new solar system / Keppler.

Print shows Richard Croker as a radiant sun at the center of New York's "Solar System" with such figures labeled "Pawnbroker, Brewer, Laborer, Hayseed, Fireman, Gambler, Liquor Dealer, Contractor, Soubrette, [a... more

New York's new solar system / J. Ottmann Lith. Co., N.Y. ; Keppler.

New York's new solar system / J. Ottmann Lith. Co., N.Y. ; Keppler.

Caricature showing politicians and people representing different professions revolving around head of Richard "Boss" Croker as the Sun. Illus. in: Puck, v. 43, no. 1099 (1898 Mar. 30), centerfold. Copyright by ... more

Indexed county and railroad pocket map and shippers guide of West Virginia, accompanied by a new and original compilation and ready reference index, showing in detail the entire railroad system.

Indexed county and railroad pocket map and shippers guide of West Virg...

Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, stations, post offices, and the railroad network keyed to list by number. Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. Title from cover. LC Railroad maps, 312 Description derived... more

[American Indian and African American students at Hampton Institute, Hampton, Va. 1900(?) - women studying human respiratory system]

[American Indian and African American students at Hampton Institute, H...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). LOT subdivision subject: Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute - Home Economics & Whitt... more

The Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe railroad system, 1899.

The Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe railroad system, 1899.

Map of the Western United States from Chicago to the Pacific coast, roads and railroads are named.

Map of the city of Washington showing project for re-arrangement of water distribution system /

Map of the city of Washington showing project for re-arrangement of wa...

Relief shown by contours. LC copy torn along fold-lines and annotated in ink: D.C.--Operations of the Engineer Dept., 1900. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

Map showing development of Yellowstone National Park road system.

Map showing development of Yellowstone National Park road system.

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Map of the District of Columbia showing permanent system of highways /

Map of the District of Columbia showing permanent system of highways /

Shows existing and proposed streets. Partial cadastral map. Also shows block numbers in central city. In large letters across entire map area: Thos. J. Fisher & Co. (Incorporated). LC copy annotated in lead pen... more

Gigantic glacier system that drains the northeastern face of Mt. McKinley

Gigantic glacier system that drains the northeastern face of Mt. McKin...

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

The Union Pacific system of railroad and steamship lines, 1900.

The Union Pacific system of railroad and steamship lines, 1900.

Map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network coded by color. Shows lines as reorganized by Edward H. Harriman after the business depression o... more

Map of the District of Columbia showing public reservations and possessions and the permanent system of highways /

Map of the District of Columbia showing public reservations and posses...

Also shows government buildings. "November 1901." Relief shown by contours. Removed from book: The improvement of the park system of the District of Columbia / Charles Moore, ed. Washington : G.P.O., 1902. Orie... more

Washington and suburbs, District of Columbia, showing permanent system of highways /

Washington and suburbs, District of Columbia, showing permanent system...

Partial cadastral map showing radial distances, block numbers, and landowners' names for outlying tracts. Includes inset and advertisement. LC copy lacks sections in margin, halved, and mounted on cloth backing... more

Herding on the Plains / F.M. Steele, Special Photographer, C.R.I. & P. Railway System.

Herding on the Plains / F.M. Steele, Special Photographer, C.R.I. & P....

Cowboys with large herd of cattle on plains. H56783 U.S. Copyright Office.

Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia /

Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia /

Also shows block numbers, major buildings, proposed streets, and subdivision boundaries. Legend title: Location of street railways. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC sheets trimmed, annotated in pen... more

Vienna, Va., station of the Southern railway system, 1909

Vienna, Va., station of the Southern railway system, 1909

Photograph shows three men standing on the platform at the Southern Express Company station in Vienna. Title from item.

The in and the out of our penal system / Arthur Young.

The in and the out of our penal system / Arthur Young.

Illustration shows criminals on the left entering a prison labeled "Penitentiary" with a statue of "Justice" and on the right leaving the prison after serving their sentences and given papers labeled "Freedom" ... more

Present System Is Unjust; New Employers' Liability Laws Explained by Crystal Eastman; page 2

Present System Is Unjust; New Employers' Liability Laws Explained by C...

Crystal Eastman explains legislation proposed by Employers' Liability Commission that would change method of compensation for worker injury or death in industrial accidents so that employers would pay a greater... more