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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

Fairmount waterworks. From the forebay from nature & on stone G. Lehman ; Lehman & Duval Lithy

Fairmount waterworks. From the forebay from nature & on stone G. Lehma...

Print shows a view of the Fairmount Water Works with many pedestrians on the promenade on the right and the gazebo on the upper left at the top of a stairway. Title from item. (DLC/PP-2001:068). Forms part of: ... more

Fairmount waterworks lith. of D.W. Kellogg & Co., Hartford, Ct

Fairmount waterworks lith. of D.W. Kellogg & Co., Hartford, Ct

Print shows a view of the Fairmount Water Works, with pedestrians on the promenade on the right and a gazebo perched on a hill on the left. Title from item. (DLC/PP-2001:029). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson co... more

Die Fledermaus Allanson

Die Fledermaus Allanson

Illustration for a book of fables shows women at a community water trough being harassed by bats flying overhead; a boy tries to chase the bat away by waving a stick with a ribbon attached to the end. Title fro... more

Map of the water pipes now supplied from Fair Mount Water Works, 1853

Map of the water pipes now supplied from Fair Mount Water Works, 1853

Scale not given. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes statistical data. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACr2: 650/1; 710/1

The water works at Fair Mount / eng. and coloured by R.H. Filbert.

The water works at Fair Mount / eng. and coloured by R.H. Filbert.

Print shows a distant view of the Fairmount Water Works on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Print was splattered with m... more

[Solomon's Pools]

[Solomon's Pools]

In album: Jerusalem, Alexandria, Cairo, Rome, no. 132.

The Pool of Bethesda, &c, Jerusalem Frith

The Pool of Bethesda, &c, Jerusalem Frith

Distant view showing the Pool of Bethesda and the "Mosque of Omar", Jerusalem. Signed and numbered on glass plate. Published in: Sinai and Palestine / Francis Frith. London : William Mackenzie, [1862?, pl. 23].

Zhejiang Sheng yuan shui li quan tu.

Zhejiang Sheng yuan shui li quan tu.

Brush and ink on rice paper. Shows water supply of Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang Province. Shows the area north of Qiantang Jiang and west of Xi Hu (West Lake). Available also through the Library of Congress We... more

Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Washington and Georgetown, improved under the Board of Public Works, D.C. : Nov. 1st 1873 : water mains.

Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Washington an...

Depths shown by soundings. Also shows block and ward numbers. Includes notes. In printer's cartouche: 466. LC copy soiled, annotated in ink, laminated, mounted on cloth backing, and impressed with ownership sea... more

Fountain at Ixtacalco

Fountain at Ixtacalco

Attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Detroit Publishing Co. no. X 8607. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Women at the fountain, street to Guadaloupe

Women at the fountain, street to Guadaloupe

Photo shows woven getting water on the street that leads to the Guadlupe Church in San Luis Potosi City, Mexico. (Source: Roberto Duarte, 2011)

Fountain, Salto del Agua, Mexico

Fountain, Salto del Agua, Mexico

Photo shows fountain with bas relief of Mexico City coat of arms. (Source: Roberto Duarte, 2012) Attribution to Jackson and locale based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Detroit Publishing Co. no.... more

Aguadores, Mexico

Aguadores, Mexico

Attribution to Jackson and locale based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0237. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Water cart, Chihuahua, Mexico

Water cart, Chihuahua, Mexico

Attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898); title in catalog: Water cart and donkey. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 08323. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

An aguador water carrier, Guanajuato

An aguador water carrier, Guanajuato

Attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Detroit Publishing Co. no. X 8487. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Water carriers at the fountain, San Luis Potosi

Water carriers at the fountain, San Luis Potosi

Title from negative D4-3972. Attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H.Jackson Views (1898). "163" and "dup" on negative. No Detroit Publishing Co. no. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Fountain in front of the church, Guadaloupe i.e. church, San Luis Potosi

Fountain in front of the church, Guadaloupe i.e. church, San Luis Poto...

Attribution to Jackson and locale based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Detroit Publishing Co. no. X 8367. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Water carriers, Salamanca, Mexico

Water carriers, Salamanca, Mexico

Attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0224. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Guanajuato, water carriers at the fountain

Guanajuato, water carriers at the fountain

Attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Detroit Publishing Co. no. X 8485. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The fountain of Santa Clara, Queretaro, Mexico

The fountain of Santa Clara, Queretaro, Mexico

Attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). "Dup" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 08517. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Guanajuato, study of water carrier

Guanajuato, study of water carrier

Attribution to Jackson and locale based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Detroit Publishing Co. nos. 8419, X 8486. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Aguador water carrier with cart, San Luis Potosi

Aguador water carrier with cart, San Luis Potosi

Attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). "5693" and "16" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 8364. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Women at the fountain, street to Guadaloupe

Women at the fountain, street to Guadaloupe

Photo shows woven getting water on the street that leads to the Guadlupe Church in San Luis Potosi City, Mexico. (Source: Roberto Duarte, 2011) Attribution to Jackson and locale based on Catalogue of the W.H. J... more

In hot water

In hot water

Includes cutout prints of three heads. No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860221.

Aguadores, Mexico

Aguadores, Mexico

Title from jacket. Attribution to Jackson based on similar negatives. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 30143. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

And it came to pass as Boynton began ..

And it came to pass as Boynton began ..

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860221.

Aguadores, Mexico

Aguadores, Mexico

Attribution to Jackson and locale based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0238. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Fountain, Salto del Agua, Mexico

Fountain, Salto del Agua, Mexico

Photo shows fountain with bas relief of Mexico City coat of arms. (Source: Roberto Duarte, 2012)

Design for a grand military Marine monument

Design for a grand military Marine monument

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860221.

[Longitudinal sections of Washington Aqueduct, Washington D.C. portion] /

[Longitudinal sections of Washington Aqueduct, Washington D.C. portion...

"To accompany report of Board of Experts on Washington Aqueduct Tunnel, etc." India and col. inks, watercolors. Watercolored on verso to show thru to recto. Soiled, stained, and fold-lined. Plate 1 includes not... more

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

N.A. Berlin, Head-house at shaft no. 3

N.A. Berlin, Head-house at shaft no. 3

Photo shows 6 men and a mule outside a shaft ruding construction of the Wachusett Acqueduct, Berlin, Mass. Title from item and photographer from Massachuetts Archives. No. 698. Glass negative for this photograp... more

N. A. - Northborough--Building side walls Sec. 10 - Sta. 422

N. A. - Northborough--Building side walls Sec. 10 - Sta. 422

Construction of the Clinton-Wachusett sewage and water supply system, Northborough, Massachusetts. No. 724. Title from item and photographer name from Massachusetts Archives. Glass negative for this photograph ... more

N.A. Berlin - Italian Camp Sec. 4 - Oct. 19, 1896

N.A. Berlin - Italian Camp Sec. 4 - Oct. 19, 1896

Progress photo of the development of the Clinton-Wachusett water supply and storage system. Photo shows group of huts some with sod roofs and walls (camp of Italian construction workers?) No. 707. Title from i... more

"You never miss the water until the well runs dry"
[Row of houses with water tower]

[Row of houses with water tower]

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 267. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... more

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

Wachusett Dam - boulders in the excavation, Feb. 12, 1901

Wachusett Dam - boulders in the excavation, Feb. 12, 1901

Construction of the Clinton-Wachusett sewage and water supply system, Massachusetts.

Wachusett Dam, westerly end of excavation, Oct. 1 '03

Wachusett Dam, westerly end of excavation, Oct. 1 '03

Construction of the Clinton-Wachusett sewage and water supply system, Massachusetts.

Wachusett Dam from the viaduct

Wachusett Dam from the viaduct

Photograph shows construction on the Wachusett Reservoir Dam.

U.S. Reports: Helena Water Works Company v. Helena, 195 U.S. 383 (1904)

U.S. Reports: Helena Water Works Company v. Helena, 195 U.S. 383 (1904...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 195; October Term, 1904; Helena Water Works Company v. Helena

At the old well of Acoma

At the old well of Acoma

Photo shows an Acoma girl, seated on rock, watching as another girl fills a pottery vessel with water from a pool.

Lake Chabot. The water supply of Alameda, California

Lake Chabot. The water supply of Alameda, California

Copyright by C.H. Graves. No. 5351. Title from item.

A morning chat--Acoma

A morning chat--Acoma

Four Acoma women with pottery vessels gathered at watering hole.

Empire State Express, the second, taking water on the fly

Empire State Express, the second, taking water on the fly

"The second Empire State Express, behind a 4-4-2 Atlantic locomotive, demonstrates how to take water on the fly by scooping it out of a pan set between the railroad tracks"--George Kleine Collection...catalog, ... more

[Eight people in front of watering place, Torreón, Mexico]

[Eight people in front of watering place, Torreón, Mexico]

Photo taken facing south, towards Cerro de las Noas, seen in background. By the location of the houses in relation to the hill, it is most likely a street in Colonia Vencedora. (Source: Roberto Duarte, 2012.) C... more

U.S. Reports: New Orleans Tax Payers' v. Sewerage Board, 237 U.S. 33 (1915)

U.S. Reports: New Orleans Tax Payers' v. Sewerage Board, 237 U.S. 33 (...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 237; October Term, 1914; New Orleans Tax Payers' Protective Association v. Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans

Principal irrigation projects in western part of United States

Principal irrigation projects in western part of United States

Illustration showing map of western United States listing the major irrigation projects. Title from item. Illus. in: The U.S. Reclamation Service : its history, activities and organization. New York : D. Applet... more

A desert cistern--Negroid woman, children and donkey carrying water jars

A desert cistern--Negroid woman, children and donkey carrying water ja...

Woman with two children, and donkey at cistern, southern Palestine.

"Deadman Syphon" of the L.A. aqueduct, eleven foot steel pipe carrying water from Owens River to Los Angeles, California

"Deadman Syphon" of the L.A. aqueduct, eleven foot steel pipe carrying...

J262182 U.S. Copyright Office. From the series: The California Missions and the State of California. Irrigation 7. No. 173.

U.S. Reports: Metcalf & Eddy v. Mitchell, 269 U.S. 514 (1926)

U.S. Reports: Metcalf & Eddy v. Mitchell, 269 U.S. 514 (1926)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 269; October Term, 1925; Metcalf & (and) Eddy v. Mitchell, Administratrix - Mitchell, Administratrix, v. Metcalf & (and) Eddy

U.S. Reports: Connecticut v. Massachusetts, 282 U.S. 660 (1931)

U.S. Reports: Connecticut v. Massachusetts, 282 U.S. 660 (1931)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 282; October Term, 1929; Connecticut v. Massachusetts

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of W...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... more

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of W...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... more

History of civic services in the city of New York Water supply No. 4 : An average of 930,000,000 gallons is consumed daily.

History of civic services in the city of New York Water supply No. 4 :...

Poster for Federal Art Project series on the history of civic services, showing ways water is consumed in New York City in 1936. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Posters of ... more

History of civic services in the city of New York Water supply No. 1 : The first public well was dug opposite the fort.

History of civic services in the city of New York Water supply No. 1 :...

Poster for Federal Art Project series on the history of civic services, showing water being drawn from a well outside a fort in "New Amsterdam" in 1658.

History of civic services in the city of New York Water supply No. 2 : The tea water pump garden.

History of civic services in the city of New York Water supply No. 2 :...

Poster for Federal Art Project series on the history of civic services, showing citizens socializing around water pump in New York in 1750.

Don't waste water / Penna Art WPA.

Don't waste water / Penna Art WPA.

Poster for Philadelphia Council of Defense encouraging conservation of water as part of the war effort.

No water - no guns Don't waste it!!

No water - no guns Don't waste it!!

Poster promoting conservation of water for the war effort. Date stamped on recto: Jan 21 '43. Sponsored by Philadelphia Council of Defense and the City of Philadelphia Water Bureau. Work Projects Administration... more

Your wartime duty! Don't waste water Do not let water run a long time to get a drink : Do keep water in icebox instead / / Kerkam.

Your wartime duty! Don't waste water Do not let water run a long time ...

Poster for The New York City Department of Water Supply, Gas & Electricity for a campaign to conserve water, showing a man drinking water. F.H. La Guardia, Mayor - Department of Water Supply, Gas & Electricity ... more

Don't waste water

Don't waste water

Poster promoting conservation of water for the war effort. Date stamped on recto: Jan 21 '43. Sponsored by Philadelphia Council of Defense and the City of Philadelphia Water Bureau. Work Projects Administration... more

Your wartime duty! Don't waste water Do not use more water in the kitchen than is necessary / / Kerkam.

Your wartime duty! Don't waste water Do not use more water in the kitc...

Poster for The New York City Department of Water Supply, Gas & Electricity for a campaign to conserve water, showing a woman cleaning a pan and preparing food.

Your wartime duty! Don't waste water Do not use hose for washing your automobile.  Do use water from a pail / / Kerkam.

Your wartime duty! Don't waste water Do not use hose for washing your ...

Poster for The New York City Department of Water Supply, Gas & Electricity for a campaign to conserve water, showing a man washing his car.

Don't be a drip! Be patriotic ... Stop leaks ... Save water.

Don't be a drip! Be patriotic ... Stop leaks ... Save water.

Poster encouraging people to conserve water.

Pipeline to the clouds

Pipeline to the clouds

Short film demonstrating water usage in all parts of American life and what steps can be taken to protect America's water supply. Source used: National Union Catalog, motion pictures and filmstrips, 1953-1957.

[Engineers R.D. Collons, of the United States (left), Antonio Benavides (center) and Enrique Medina looking through transit-level, of Mexico, confer at the spillway on the United States side of the joint U.S.-Mexico Falcon Dam construction project on the Rio Grande River]

[Engineers R.D. Collons, of the United States (left), Antonio Benavide...

Title devised by Library staff from accompanying caption. Possibly International Boundary and Water Commission photograph from U.S.I.A. 52-2322P.

Conchas Dam, a corps of engineers flood prevention project also used for supplying water for irrigation to the Arch Hurley Conservancy District

Conchas Dam, a corps of engineers flood prevention project also used f...

Illustration shows the downstream face and spillway of the newly completed Conchas Dam in New Mexico.

The crowd celebrating at the Owensmouth Cascades, near Sylmar, on November 5, 1913

The crowd celebrating at the Owensmouth Cascades, near Sylmar, on Nove...

Illustration showing bird's-eye view of mountainside, tunnel opening, canal forming Owensmouth Cascase, and crowd celebrating the opening of the gates releasing water from the Owens River into San Fernando Vall... more