John Bull & Uncle Sam - Four Centuries of British-American Relations

John Bull and Uncle Sam

  • William Allan and J.B. Herbert. "John Bull and Uncle Sam." Chicago: S. Brainard's Sons, [1898]. Sheet music cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (75A)
  • "Who's Absent? Is It You?" ca. 1915. Courtesy of the Imperial War Museum, London (77A)
  • James Montgomery Flagg. "I Want You For the U.S. Army." New York: Leslie-Judge Co., 1917. Color lithograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (77)
  • John W. Bratton and Geoffrey O'Hara. "Let's Get Together." Cleveland: Sam Fox Publishing Company, 1941. Sheet music cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (85c)
  • "And don't let me catch you trying next door either." Punch, April 29, 1959, p. 569. General Collections, Library of Congress (295)
  • John R. Fischetti. "Time for a New Declaration," 1953. Color drawing. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (296)
  • Oliver Herford. "How Do You like Your Labor Government, John? How Do You like Your Belabored Gov't, Sam?" ca. 1924. Ink. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (297)
  • Edwin Marcus. "Russia: How I Hate That Song!'" ca. 1955. Pen and ink. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (298)

Exploration and Settlement

  • Jodocus Hondius. Vera Totius Expeditionis Nauticae. Amsterdam: 1595. Hand-colored engraving. Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress (1a)
  • Baptista Boazio. Augustine par Floridae. London: 1589. Hand-colored map. Hans P. and Hanni Kraus Collection of Sir Francis Drake, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (1b)
  • James Beare. World map. In George Best, A True Discourse of the late voyages of discouerie, for the finding of a passage to Cathaya, by the Northweast, under the conduct of Martin Frobisher Generall. . . . London: Henry Bynnyman, 1578. Woodcut. Early Printed Collections, The British Library (2)
  • Thomas de Leu. "Sir Walter Raleigh," n.d. Engraving. The British Museum, London (3)
  • Sir Walter Raleigh's seal as governor of Virginia, 1585. Modern impression of silver seal die. Manuscript Collections, The British LibraryThe British Library (4)
  • Elizabeth I. Warrant to the Earl of Warwick, February 2, 1585. Manuscript Collections, The British Library (5)
  • John White. Map of Virginia. Engraved by Theodore DeBry, 1590. Hand-colored and inserted in William Strachey, The First Booke of the Historie of Travaile into Virginia Britannia, 1610-1612. Manuscript Collections, The British Library (6)
  • John White. "The Towne of Secota." Engraved by Theodore DeBry. Frankfurt: Johann Wechsel, 1590. Hand-colored and inserted in William Strachey, The First Booke of the Historie of Travaile into Virginia Britannia, 1610-1612. Manuscript Collections, The British Library (7)
  • Robert Tindell. Chart of the King James River, Virginia, 1608. Hand-drawn map. Manuscript Collections, The British Library (9)
  • Edward Waterhouse. A Declaration of the State of the Colony and Affaires in Virginia. . . . London: Felix Kyngston, 1622. The British Library. (10)
  • Thomas Jenner. The Soules Solace; or Thirtie and one Spiritual Emblems. London: Thomas Jenner, 1631. Early Printed Collections, The British Library. (11)
  • John Smith. The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles. London: Michael Sparks, 1624, p. 40. English Printing Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (12)
  • William Wood. New England's Prospect. A True, Lively, and Experimental Description of that Part of America Commonly called New England. London: Tho. Cotes for John Bellamie, 1634. Early Printed Collections, The British Library (13)
  • [George Morton]. A Relation or Journall of the Beginning and Proceedings of the English Plantation Setled at Plimoth in New England, by Certaine English Adventurers. . . . . London: Tho. Cotes for John Bellamie, 1622, title page. Early Printed Collections, The British Library (14)
  • John Winthrop. Consideracons for the Plantacon of New England. 1622, title page. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (15)
  • Wenceslaus Hollar. Ornatus muliebris Anglicanus or the Severall Habits of English Women. London: Overton, 1640, plates 17-18. Early Printed Collections, The British Library (17)
  • William Hooke. New Englands Teares, for Old Englands Feares. London: John Rothwell and Henry Overton, 1641, title page. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (18)
  • "A Particular of the Royal African Company: Forts and Castles in Africa," ca. 1698. Broadside. Printed Ephemera Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (19)
  • Bill of sale, Simon Pease to George Berkeley, October 7, 1730. Manuscript Collections, The British Library (20)
  • Description of the Towne of Mannados or New Amsterdam as it was in September 1661, 1664. Map Collections, The British Library (21)
  • William Penn. William Penn's Last Farewell to England. London: Thomas Cooke, 1682. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (22)
  • Marcel Lauron. "The Quaker Meeting." Etching after a painting by Egbert van Heemskerk, 1680s. The British Museum, London (23)
  • Bamfylde Moore Carew. The King of the Beggars; or, the Surprising Adventures of Bamfylde Moore Carew. London: Hodgson and Company, [1823]. Department of Printed Books, The British Library (24)
  • William Hack. Hand-drawn map of Carolina, 1684. Manuscript Collections, The British Library (25)
  • John Locke. The Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina. London: 1669. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (26)
  • Mark Catesby. The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands. London: 1731, p. 23. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (27)
  • Joseph Smith. Y perl o fawr bris. . . .[The Pearl of Great Price]. Merthyr-Tydfil: John Davis, 1852. Modern Collections, The British Library (28)
  • Vere Foster. Work & Wages; or the Penny Emigrant's Guide to the United States and Canada, for Female Servants, Laborers, Mechanics, Farmers, & c. . . . Fifth ed. London: W. and F.G. Cash, [1855]. Modern Collections, The British Library (29)
  • J.L. Giles. "The Great International Caledonian Games: New York, July 1, 1867." New York: Kelly & Whitehill, ca. 1868. Lithograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (30)
  • Alfred Crowquill [Alfred Henry Forrester]. A Goodnatured Hint about California. [London]: D. Bouge, [1849]. Early Collections, The British Library (31)
  • "War Brides Begin Arriving in U.S." Life, February 18, 1946, pp. 28-29. General Collections, Library of Congress (32)

American Revolution

  • The Stamp Act. London, 1765, p. 2. London: printed by Mark Baskett, 1766. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (33)
  • Proof Sheet of 1d Stamp Duties for Newspapers, 1765. Board of Inland Revenues Stamping Department Archive, Philatelic Collection, The British Library (34)
  • "The Repeal or Funeral of Miss Americ- Stamp," [1766]. Engraving. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (35)
  • Figurine of William Pitt, 1766. Porcelain, probably Derby. Department of Medieval and Later Antiquities, The British Museum, London (36)
  • Paul Revere. "The Bloody Massacre Perpetrated in King Street, Boston on March 5, 1770." Boston: 1770. Engraving. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (38)
  • "The Fruits of Arbitrary Power: or the Bloody Massacre." Engraving after Henry Pelham. In A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston. . . . London: W. Bingley, 1770. Title page and frontispiece. Early Printed Collections, The British Library (39)
  • W.D. Cooper. "Boston Tea Party." The History of North America. London: E. Newberry, 1789. Engraving. Plate opposite p. 58. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (40)
  • [Philip Dawe]. "A Society of Patriotic Ladies." London: R. Sayer and J. Bennett, 1775. Mezzotint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (41)
  • Philip Dawe. "Bostonians in Distress." London: R. Sayer and J. Bennett, 1774. Mezzotint. The British Museum, London (42)
  • Petition of First Continental Congress to the King, October 26, 1774. Hand-written manuscript. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (44)
  • "Bloody Butchery of the British Troops: Salem 1775." Reprint: Salem, Massachusetts: 1850. Broadside. Printed Ephemera Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (45)
  • Thomas Page. Sketch of the Battle of Bunker Hill. June 17, 1775. Colored map. Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress (46)
  • "View of the Attack on Bunker's Hill with the Burning of Charlestown." Engraving after Millar. In Edward Bernard, The New, Comprehensive and Complete History of England. London: Alex. Hogg, [1783]. Early Printed Collections, The British Library (47)
  • Washington's Commission as Commander in Chief of the American Army, June 19, 1775. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (48)
  • George III. Proclamation of August 23, 1775, pp. 343-346. Manuscript Collections, The British Library (49)
  • Thomas Jefferson. Original Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence, June 1776. Holograph with minor emendations by John Adams and Benjamin Franklin. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (50)
  • Francis Xavier Habermann. "L'Entré triumphale de troupes royales a Nouvelle Yorck." Paris: J. Chereau, [177?]. Hand-colored engraving. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (51)
  • John Graves Simcoe. A Journal of the Operations of the Queen's Rangers, from the End of the Year 1777, to the Conclusion of the Late American War . Exeter: Printed for the Author, [1787]. Early Printed Collections, The British Library (52)
  • John Hunter. Plan of Part of the River Delaware from Chester to Philadelphia, in Which Is Marked the Position of His Majesty's Ships on the 15th of November 1777. Ink-and-watercolor drawing. Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress (53)
  • B.F. Leizalt. "Combat memorable entre le Pearson et Paul Jones. Augsburg: 1779-1780." Engraving after a painting by Richard Paton. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (54)
  • "Reddition de l'Armée Angloises Commandée par Mylord Comte de Cornwallis aux Armées Combinées des États unis de l'Amérique et de France. . . . Paris: Mondhare, 1781." Hand-colored etching. Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress (55)
  • James Gillray. "The American Rattle Snake." London: W. Humphrey, April 1782. Etching. . Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (57)
  • John Mitchell. A Map of the British Colonies in North America with the Roads, Distances, Limits and Extent of the Settlements. London: Jefferys and Fadden, 1775, with hand-written additions, 1782. Map Collections, The British Library (58)
  • "The Savages Let Loose, or the Cruel Fate of the Loyalists." London: W. Humphrey, 1783. Etching. Department of Prints and Drawings, The British Museum, London (59)
  • Benedict Arnold. Letter to George Washington, September 25, 1780. Holograph manuscript. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (60a,b,c)
  • America: A Prophecy. London: William Blake, 1793, frontispiece. Drawing, with watercolor and ink. Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (61)

From Enemy to Ally

  • William Charles. "A Scene on the Frontiers as Practiced by the Humane British and Their Worthy Allies!" Philadelphia: 1812. Etching with watercolor. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (62)
  • G. Thompson. "The Taking of the City of Washington in America." London: G. Thompson, October 14, 1814. Engraving. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (63)
  • An Account of the Receipts and Expenditures of the United States for the Year 1810. Washington, D.C.: A.G. Way, 1812. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (64)
  • Francis Scott Key. The Star-Spangled Banner. Washington, D.C., October 21, 1840. Holograph manuscript. Music Division, Library of Congress (65)
  • "The Anacreontic Song as Sung at the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand, the words by Ralph Tomlinson" [music by J.S. Smith]. London: Longman & Broderip, ca. 1780. Music Collections, The British Library (66)
  • "Ye Conference. 'Not Any We Thank You Mr. Davis'." Cincinnati: Ehrgott and Forbriger, 1861. Lithograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (67)
  • Confederate Stamp Die. London: Thomas De La Rue, 1862. Philatelic Collections, The British Library (68a)
  • Confederate Stamp Proof Sheet and Stamp showing Jefferson Davis. London: Thomas De La Rue, 1862. Philatelic Collections, The British Library (68b,c)
  • Alfred Waud. General Sickles and His Staff on a Reconnoitering Expedition along the Banks of the Potomac, September, 1861. Drawing. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (69)
  • John Tenniel. "Britannia Sympathises with Columbia." Punch, May 6, 1865, p. 183. General Collections, Library of Congress (71)
  • Queen Victoria. Letter to Mary Todd Lincoln, April 29, 1865. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (72)
  • Oliver Evans Wood. "The Pending Conflict." Philadelphia: Herline and Hensel, Lith., 1863. Lithograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (73)
  • Thomas Nast. "The Apple of Discord at the Geneva Tribunal." Harper's Weekly, October 5, 1872. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (74)
  • John Tenniel. "Pretty Dick!" Punch, February 8, 1896, p. 67. Engraving. General Collections, Library of Congress (75)
  • James Anderson. "We're Over." Warren, Ohio: Halkett and Anderson, 1918. Sheet music cover. Music Division, Library of Congress. (78)
  • Nuns of the Abbey of Maredret. Illumination in fourteenth-century style, to commemorate the allied fleet assisting the Belgians at the first battle of the Yser, Namur, Belgium, 1918. Manuscript Collections, The British Library (79)
  • Woodrow Wilson. Shorthand Notes for Fourteen Points Speech, [January 1918], p. 6. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (80)
  • British Royal Family with President and Mrs. Woodrow Wilson at Buckingham Palace, December 26, 1918. Gelatin silver photograph. Wilson Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (81)
  • "The American Committee for the Defense of British Homes." 1940. Manuscript Collections, The British Library (82)
  • Lend Lease in Action: Vegetables for British Children. Office of War Information, December, 1941. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (84)
  • Abner Silver and Mann Curtis. "Let's Stand Behind Great Britain." New York: Lincoln Music Corp., 1941, pp. 1 and 4. Sheet music cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (85a)
  • Marce Smith and Eddie Lundquist. "Fight on Britain-Fight On." Los Angeles: Marce Smith and Eddie Lundquist, 1941. Sheet music cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (86c)
  • Earl Watters and Ken Bradshaw. "We Won't Be Over Till It's Over Over There." Bloomington, Illinois: Watters and Bradshaw, 1940. Sheet music cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (86d)
  • The Duncan Sisters."Let's Not Go Over There." Chicago: D.L. Winter, 1940. Sheet music cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (85b)
  • Fred Wise, Milton Leeds, and Harry Donnelly. "Carry On London Town." New York: Sheldon-Mitchell Publishing Corporation, 1941. Sheet music cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (85d)
  • Charts Comparing RAF and USAAF fighter operations, November 3, 1943. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (87a,b)
  • Corporal Sweeney. Night and Day Cartoon, ca. 1940s. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (89)
  • "Flying Yanks." Derby, England, July 31, 1943. Poster. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (91)
  • Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill at the Atlantic Conference, Argentia Bay, August 8-12, 1941. Copyprint. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (92)
  • Churchill's Address to the Virginia General Assembly, March 9, 1946. Carbon copy with holograph revisions. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (93a,b)
  • Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]. Alice's Adventures Underground, 1862-1864. Autograph manuscript, illustrated by the author. Manuscript Collections, The British Library (94)
  • W. Somerset Maugham. Of Human Bondage, 1914. Holograph manuscript. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (95)
  • "Something For Everyone." The Marshall Plan in Action, 1950. Copyprint. W. Averell Harriman Collection, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (96)

From Abolition to Equal Rights

  • [C.B. Wadstrom?]. View of the New Settlement in the River at Sierra Leone on the Coast of Guinea Africa, . . . [London: ca. 1790]. Map Collections, The British Library (97)
  • Paper currency of varying denominations, issued in Liberia in 1834, 1837, and 1864. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. (98A)
  • Amelia Opie. The Black Man's Lament; or How to Make Sugar. London: Harvey & Darton, 1826. Early Printed Collections, The British Library (100)
  • Elizabeth Heyrick. Immediate, Not Gradual Abolition: or, An Inquiry into the Shortest, Safest, and Most Effectual Means of Getting Rid of West Indian Slavery. Philadelphia: Joseph Rakestraw, 1824. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (101)
  • "Am I Not A Man And A Brother?" New York: American Anti-Slavery Society, 1837. Broadside. Printed Ephemera Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (102)
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson. An Address Delivered at the Court House in Concord, Massachusetts, on 1st August, 1844. Boston: J. Munroe and Company, 1844. Miscellaneous Pamphlet Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (105)
  • Frederick Douglass. Draft Copy of Farewell Address Given upon Leaving England, March 30, 1847. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (106)
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin. London: John Casell, 1852. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (107)
  • George Housman Thomas. Sketches for London edition of Uncle Tom's Cabin, 1852. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (108)
  • Abraham Lincoln. Draft of Emancipation Proclamation, July 22, 1862. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (109)
  • Mary Wollstonecraft. Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects. Boston: Peter Edes for Thomas and Andrews, 1792, frontispiece. Susan B. Anthony Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (110)
  • Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, ca. 1870s. Copyprint. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (112)
  • John Stuart Mill. Suffrage for Women. New York: National American Woman Suffrage Association, 1867. Reprint. Y.A. Pamphlet Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (114)
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Draft of Speech at Princess Hall, London, June 25, 1883, pp. 1 and 4. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (115a,b)
  • Henrietta Briggs-Wall. "American Woman and her Political Peers, 1893." Hutchinson, Kansas: Henrietta Briggs-Wall, 1911. Postcard. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (116)
  • "Torturing Women in Prison. Vote Against the Government." London: National Women's Social and Political Union, ca. 1909. Color Lithograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (117b)
  • Harriot Stanton Blatch Hanging Posters for Emmeline Pankhurst Tour, January 11, 1911. Copyprint. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (118)
  • "Mrs. Pankhurst, The World-Famous Leader of the English Suffragettes: Canadian Lecture Tour, October to January 1911-1912." New York: J.B. Pond Lyceum Bureau, 1911-1912. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (119)
  • Carrie Chapman Catt. Letter to Millicent Fawcett, October 19, 1909. Holograph letter. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (122a,b)
  • Carrie Chapman Catt, Millicent Fawcett, and Other Board Members of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance, Budapest, 1913. Copyprint. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (123)
  • Souvenir of the Hyde Park Demonstration, June 21, 1908. Paper napkin. National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection, Printed Ephemera Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (124)
  • Official Program, Women's Suffrage Procession, Washington, D.C., March 3, 1913. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (125)
  • "Don't Let Inequality Continue." Peace News, December 11, 1964. Newspaper Library, The British Library (128)
  • David Pitt and Julia Gaitskell. C.A.R.D. Flyer, May 3, 1967, London. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (129)
  • Stokely Carmichael Addressing Meeting. Horace Ove. "Black Power." The Arrivants: A Pictorial Essay on Blacks in Britain. London: Race Today Publications, March, 1987, p. 40. General Collections, Library of Congress (130)
  • A British Movement Demonstration in London, 1980. Chris Steele-Perkins. Copyprint. Magnum Photos, Inc. ©1980 Chris Steele-Perkins (131)

Inventions and Discoveries

  • James Patrick Muirhead. The Origin and Progress of the Mechanical Inventions of James Watt. Vol. 3. London: J. Murray, 1854, fold-out, p. 64. General Collections, Library of Congress (132)
  • John Fitch. Sketch of Steamboat, ca. 1787. Ink and pencil. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (133)
  • Thomas Telford and I. Douglas. Perspective View of the Design for a Cast Iron Bridge, Consisting of a Single Arch Six Hundred Feet in the Span and Calculated to Supply the Place of the Present London Bridge. Drawn and aquatinted by T. Malton and engraved by W. Lowry, London, 1801. Map Collections, The British Library (134)
  • Phillip Sandhurst. The Great Centennial Exhibition Critically Described and Illustrated. Philadelphia: P. W. Ziegler & Co., 1876, Illustration facing p. 409. General Collections, Library of Congress (135)
  • J. Aiken, engraver. "View of Barton Bridge." A Description of the Country from Thirty to Forty Miles Round Manchester, . . . London: John Stockdale, 1795, p. 113. Early Printed Collections, The British Library (136)
  • Benjamin Henry Latrobe. Design for the Washington Canal, 1810. Pen-and-ink drawing. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (137)
  • William Strickland. Report on Canals, Railways, Roads and other Projects, Made to the Pennsylvania Society for the Promotion of Internal Improvements.Philadelphia: H.C. Carey and I. Lea, 1826. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (138)
  • William Sturgeon. Scientific Researches, Experimental and Theoretical, in Electricity, Magnetism, Galvanism, Electro-magnetism, and Electro-chemistry. Bury: T. Crompton, 1850, plate 7. General Collections, Library of Congress (142)
  • Samuel F.B. Morse. Railway Signal Telegraph, ca. 1840. Color sketches. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (143a,b)
  • "Gems of the Crystal Palace, No. 1, The Exterior." London: George Baxter, 1854. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (143A)
  • Joseph Nash. "America." Dickinson's Comprehensive Pictures of the Great Exhibition of 1851, . . . London: Dickinson Brothers, 1854. Copyprint. Modern Collections, The British Library (144B)
  • Nagel and Weingartner. "New York Crystal Palace for the Exhibit of the Industry of all Nations." New York: Goupil & Co., ca. 1852. Lithograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (145A)
  • "The Great Exhibition of 1851." New York, NY: Currier and Ives, n.d. Lithograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (147)
  • "The Eighth Wonder of the World: the Atlantic Cable." New York: Kimmel and Foster, 1866. Hand-colored lithograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (149)
  • Alexander Graham Bell. Sketch of Telephone, October, 1876. Ink. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (150)
  • "The Type-Writer" advertisement. The Nation, December 16, 1875, p. xviii. General Collections, Library of Congress (151)
  • Catalogue C of The Dalton-Ingersoll Company of Fine Sanitary Specialties and General Plumbing Supplies. Boston: The Dalton-Ingersoll Company, 1893. General Collections, Library of Congress (152)
  • Charles Graham. "Making Bessemer Steel at Pittsburgh, the Converters at Work." Harper's Weekly, April 10, 1886, volume 30, pp. 232-233. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (153)
  • Bernard Partridge. "The Macmillion." Punch, May 29, 1901, p. 395. General Collections, Library of Congress (154)
  • "Edison's Greatest Marvel-The Vitascope." New York: Metropolitan Print Company, for Raff and Gorman, ca. 1896. Color lithograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (155)
  • Orville Wright. Diary entry, December 17, 1903. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (156A)
  • J.B. Davy. Letter to Orville Wright, April 1, 1941. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (157b)
  • "Completed Product of a Great Automobile Factory Ready for Delivery, Detroit, MI." Meadville, Pennsylvania: Keystone View Company, 1917. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (159)
  • Ford Motor Company Advertisement, Dagenham, England, ca. 1933. Copyprint. Courtesy of the Ford Motor Company, Photographic Department, United Kingdom (160)
  • Paul Rudolph. Beach Road Project, Singapore, 1981-82. Architectural drawing. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (161)
  • Charles Babbage. Letter to the Duke of Wellington, December 23, 1834. Manuscript Collections, The British Library (162)
  • Herman Hollerith. Punch card, key plate, and operating instructions, ca. 1895. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (163)
  • John von Neumann. ENIAC flow diagram for AEL-ENIAC, December 18, 1950. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (164)
  • Alexander Fleming. Notes and diagram of an experiment testing the inhibiting effect of penicillin mould, March 16, 1929. Manuscript Collections, The British Library (165)
  • Robert Wright. "Molecular Biologist: Watson and Crick." Time, March 29, 1999, pp. 172-173. General Collections, Library of Congress (166)

Common Language Separate Voices

  • Noah Webster. Dissertations on the English Language. Boston: Isaiah Thomas and Company, 1789, title page. American Imprint Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (167)
  • John Pickering. A Vocabulary, or Collection of Words and Phrases Which Have Been Supposed to Be Peculiar to the United States of America. Boston: Cummings and Hilliard, 1816, title page. General Collections, Library of Congress (168)
  • Shirley Hughes. Moving Molly. New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1988, pp. 2-3. General Collections, Library of Congress (169)
  • Shirley Hughes. Moving Molly. London: The Bodley Head, 1978, pp. 2-3. General Collections, Library of Congress (170)
  • United States War Department. A Short Guide to Great Britain. Washington, D.C.: 1942. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (171)
  • C. H. Ward-Jackson. "It's a Piece of Cake! RAF Slang Made Easy." London: Nicholson and Watson, [ca.1943]. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (172)
  • "A Look at . . . English v. English." The Washington Post, May 10, 1998, p. C3. Serials and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (173)
  • Ethel Earle Wylie, compiler, and Ella Wall Van Leer, illustrator. "A Pictorial Chart of English Literature." [Chicago?]: Rand McNally, 1929. Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress (174)
  • William Shakespeare. Shakespeare's Plays. First American edition. Philadelphia: Bioren and Madan, 1795, title page. Batchelder Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (175)
  • "Juliet, Fine Cut Chewing Tobacco." St. Louis: James Moran and Co., 1873. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (176)
  • Robert Byrne. Olivia, costume design for a WPA Federal Theatre Project production of Twelfth Night, September 19, 1935. Music Division, Library of Congress (178)
  • Robert Byrne. Costume design for WPA Federal Theatre Project production of Twelfth Night, September 19, 1935. Music Division, Library of Congress (179)
  • Sir Walter Scott, after Sir Henry Raeburn. Detroit: Detroit Publishing Co., ca. [1900-1920]. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (180A)
  • Sir Walter Scott. Kenilworth, ca. 1821. Holograph manuscript. Manuscript Collection, The British Library (181)
  • Matthew Brady Studio. "Charlotte Cushman as Meg Merrilies in Guy Mannering, ca. 1855." Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (182)
  • Annotated prompt book for Guy Mannering, 1850, facing p. 54. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (183)
  • Sydney Smith. "America." Edinburgh Review, January 1820, pp. 78-79. The British Library (185)
  • Washington Irving. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gentleman. New York: C. S. Van Winkle, 1819. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (186)
  • Charles Dickens. Holograph manuscript draft of Chapter 15 of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, ca. July 1838. Manuscript Collections, The British Library (187)
  • Charles Dickens. "The Thriving City of Eden, as it appeared on paper." Martin Chuzzlewit. London: Chapman and Hall, September 1843, Volume 9, p.189. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (189)
  • William Glyde Wilkins. Dickens in Cartoon and Caricature. Boston: Bibliophile Society, 1924. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (190A)
  • Charles Dickens's traveling kit, before 1870. Ivory and metal. Batchelder Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, (192)
  • Charles Dickens's walking stick, before 1870. Wood and ivory. Batchelder Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, (191)
  • Walt Whitman. Draft page from Leaves of Grass, 1855, section 14, p. 41. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (193)
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning. "Calls on the Heart." Holograph manuscript, n.d. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (195A)
  • Image of Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (195E)
  • Robert Frost. A Boy's Will. London: David Nutt, 1913, cover. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (195B)
  • Robert Frost."Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening." Holograph manuscript, n.d. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (195C)
  • Molly MaGuire, designer, and Carol Kieffer Police, illustrator. "The Jane Austen Map of England." Los Angeles: Aaron Blake, 1987. Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress (195D)
  • Ralph Vaughn Williams. Sea Symphony. Folio 60. 1903-1909. The British Library (196)
  • Mark Twain. Huckleberry Finn. London: Chatto and Windus, 1884. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (197)
  • Samuel Clemens [Mark Twain]. Letter to Andrew Chatto, September 1, 1883. The British Library (198a,b)
  • Mark Twain in the Robes He Wore When Receiving his Honorary Oxford University Degree, taken August 19, 1907. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (199)
  • Henry James. English Hours. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1905. Henry James Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (200)
  • Rudyard Kipling. Letter to"Dear Lady," January 6, 1891. Holograph letter. Carpenter Collection of Rudyard Kipling, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (202)
  • Rudyard Kipling. "Mowgli's Brothers" from The Jungle Book, February 1893, p.1. Holograph manuscript. Carpenter Collection of Rudyard Kipling, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (203A)
  • Thomas Hardy. "The Forsaking of the Nest." Holograph manuscript. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (206A)
  • T.S. Eliot. "Virginia." Holograph manuscript, 1959. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (207A)
  • W. H. Auden. Draft of "Musée des Beaux Arts," n.d.. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (209)
  • Sylvia Plath. Fiesta Melons. Introduction by Ted Hughes. Exeter: Rougemont Press, 1971. Modern Collections, The British Library (210)

Popular Culture: From Baseball to Rock and Roll

  • "The Cricket Match Played at Hoboken on October 3-6, 1859, between the All-England Eleven and the United States Twenty-Two." Harper's Weekly, October 15, 1859. Copyprint.. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (212a)
  • "Baseball Match at the Elysian Fields, Hoboken." Harper's Weekly, October 15, 1859. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (212b)
  • U.S. Women Lose Golf Match in England, ca. 1920. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (217)
  • A Pretty Little Pocket-Book, intended for the amusement of Little Master Tommy, and Pretty Miss Polly:. . .London: J. Newbery, 1760. Early Printed Collections, The British Library (211)
  • Pierce Egan. "The Second Contest Between Cribb and Molineux, September 28, 1811." Boxiana; or Sketches of Ancient and Modern Pugilism, . . . London: G. Smeeton, 1812, p. 412. Early Printed Collections, The British Library (214)
  • "Exeter vs. Andover Football Match, November 7, 1903." D.C.: U. Potomac Press, 1903. Poster. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (215)
  • The Boy's Own Paper, [London], No. 1, Vol. 1, January 18, 1879. Modern Collections, British Library (215A)
  • "Diomed." The Sporting Magazine, or Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of the Turf, the Chace, . . . for October, 1792, p. 44. London: Printed for the Proprietors and Sold by J. Wheble. Early Printed Collections, The British Library (213)
  • Henry Bishop. "Home Sweet Home." Words by John Henry Payne. Philadelphia: J. G. Klemm, n.d. Sheet music cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (219)
  • Henry Russell and George P. Morris. "Woodman! Spare that Tree." New York: Firth and Hall, 1837. Sheet music cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (220)
  • Portrait of Anne Merry. Merry's Manuscript. [ca. 1830s] Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (220A)
  • Ira Aldridge as Aaron in Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, 1852. Engraving.. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (227A)
  • Thomas Sherratt, after the original painting by Tracey. "Mr. Macready as Macbeth" . London: John Tallis and Company, [between 1860 and 1880]. Engraving. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (223)
  • Forrest as Macbeth, [between 1840 and 1870]. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (224)
  • "Riot at the Astor-Place Opera-House, New York." Illustrated London News, June 2, 1849, p. 369. Woodcut. General Collections, Library of Congress (225)
  • The Mikado. Chicago: John B. Jeffery, ca. 1885. Poster. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (228)
  • William S. Gilbert. Notebook for Receipts and Expenditures for American Production of H.M.S. Pinafore, 1879. The British Library (229)
  • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Courier and International Horticultural Exhibition Gazette, Earl's Court, London, Saturday, May 7, 1892. Newspaper Library, The British Library (230)
  • Oliver Herford. [The Modern Argonauts with Their Golden 'Fleece'], March 11, 1886. India ink over pencil. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (226)
  • "Cooke's Circus." Edinburgh: James Brydon, 1840. Poster. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (221)
  • Poster of the Barnum and Bailey Great London Circus, [1879]. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (231)
  • Grand Golf Tournament of Professional Players, Leith Links, Scotland, May 17, 1867. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (216}
  • The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend. Netherfield, Nottingham, and London: Stafford, 1949. Poster. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (237)
  • Yankee in King Arthur's Court. Bradford: W. E. Berry, 1949. Poster. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (245)
  • Michael Tippett. Sheet music score for Byzantium. London, 1990 Holograph score. Music Collections, The British Library (241)
  • George Gershwin. Musical score for "Berkeley Square" in Primrose, London, 1924. Music Division, Library of Congress (235)
  • Horatio Nicholls [Lawrence Wright]. "Shepherd of the Hills",1927. Sheet music cover and score. Manuscript Collections, The British LibraryBritish Library (234a,b)
  • Jelly Roll Morton. Music score for "London Blues." Chicago: Melrose Brothers, 1923. Music Division, Library of Congress (236A)
  • Fred Fisher. "Chicago." New York: Fred Fisher Inc., 1922. Sheet music cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (232)
  • Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers. "Manhattan." New York: Edward B. Marks Music Co., 1925. Sheet music cover. Garrick Gareties Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress (233)
  • "I cannot tell a lie. . . ." Punch, July 7, 1976, opposite p. 30. General Collections, Library of Congress (294)
  • "British Kitchens Are Going American." U.S. News and World Report, May 2, 1960, pp. 104-105. Bound Magazine. General Collections, Library of Congress (246)
  • "Are the British Being Americanized?" Saturday Review, October 17, 1959, pp. 14-15. Bound Magazine. General Collections, Library of Congress (247)
  • Alistair Cooke. "Beer in Tins." The Listener, November 3, 1966, pp. 644-645. Bound magazine. General Collections, Library of Congress (248)
  • "Look Out, the Comets Are Coming." Melody Maker, January 19, 1957. The British Library (259)
  • David Widgery. "Too Much Monkey Business." New Society, February 5, 1988, pp. 22-24. General Collections, Library of Congress (258)
  • Rock and Roll Supplement. New Musical Express, September 21, 1956. The British Library (260)
  • Publicity photograph for The Beatles, 1963. Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress (238a)
  • Capitol Records. "What's Happening in Beatle Land?" New York, January 29, 1964. Press Release. Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress (238b)
  • John Lennon,. "A Hard Day's Night," ca.1964. Holograph manuscript. Manuscript Collections, The British Library (239)
  • Randy Tuten. "The Rolling Stones." San Francisco: Tea Lautrec Litho, ca. 1969. Poster. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (244)
  • "Twiggy: Click! Click!" Newsweek, April 10, 1967, pp. 62-63. General Collections, Library of Congress (282)
  • The Supremes. A Bit of Liverpool. Detroit: Motown, 1964. Album cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (273)
  • The Beatles. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Hollywood: Capitol Records, 1967. Album cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (275)
  • Bob Dylan. New York: Columbia, 1962. Album cover. Music Division,Library of Congress (271)
  • The "Chirping" Crickets. Brunswick Records, 1957. Album cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (264)
  • The Animals, Includes Their Hit Single, "House of the Rising Sun." MGM. 1964. Album cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (272)
  • Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps. Bluejean Bop! Hollywood: Capitol, 1956. Album cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (269)
  • Elvis Presley. New York: RCA Victor, 1956. Album cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (265)
  • Yard Birds. Having a Rave Up with the Yard Birds! [New York?]: Epic, 1965. Album cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (280)
  • The Dave Clark Five. Chaquita/In Your Heart. New York: Cortleigh Records, 1964. Album cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (277)
  • Carl Perkins. "Whole Lotta Shakin." New York: Columbia, [1958?]. Album cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (267)
  • England's Newest Hit Makers: The Rolling Stones. New York: London, 1964. Album cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (276)
  • Kinks. The "Live" Kinks. Burbank, California: Reprise, 1967. Album cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (279)
  • Bill Haley and His Comets. Decca, 1958. Album cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (266)
  • The Beatles. Meet the Beatles. [Scranton, Pennsylvania]: Capitol Records, 1964. Album cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (274)
  • Little Richard. Here's Little Richard. Hollywood: Specialty Records, ca. 1950. Album cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (268)
  • The Who. Happy Jack. New York: Decca, 1964. Album cover. Music Division, Library of Congress (276A)
  • "Yanks Invade!" Melody Maker, April 4, 1964. The British Library (262)
  • "Young London." Seventeen, March 1965, pp. 108-109. General Collections, Library of Congress (242)

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