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Grand Canyon National Park, a free government service.
Grand Canyon National Park, a free government service.
[Washington, D.C.] : Department of the Interior, National Park Service,
[ca. 1938]
Prints & Photographs Division.
WPA Poster Collection.
Reproduction Number:
LC-DIG-ppmsca-13397

Digital Collections

An American Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera

This collection comprises 28,000 primary-source items dating from the seventeenth century to the present and encompasses key events and eras in American history. Search on the term Arizona in the Descriptive Information box to find Arizona-related items. Search the Full-Text option for a broader search.

A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1875

A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation consists of a linked set of published congressional records of the United States of America from the Continental Congress through the 43rd Congress, 1774-1875.

Detroit Publishing Company

The photographs from the Detroit Publishing Company Collection include more than 25,000 glass negatives and transparencies as well as about 300 color photolithograph prints, mostly of the eastern United States. The Arizona-related photographs of this collection include various nature views of the Grand Canyon and images of Native Americans from the Arizona region.

The Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920

This collection documents the historical formation and cultural foundations of the movement to conserve and protect America's natural heritage, through books, pamphlets, government documents, manuscripts, prints, photographs, and motion picture footage drawn from the collections of the Library of Congress.  It contains more than 100 items referring to the state of Arizona. To find these documents, go to the collection's search page, change the number of possible hits to 200, and search on the term Arizona in the Full-Text search box (do not put quotation marks around the words).

Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives

The images in the Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Collection are among the most famous documentary photographs ever produced. Created by a group of U.S. government photographers, the images show Americans in every part of the nation.

Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey

The images in this collection document achievements in architecture, engineering, and design in the United States and its territories through a comprehensive range of building types and engineering technologies. The collection contains more than 400 records relating to buildings throughout the state of Arizona. Information is added quarterly.

Horydczak Collection

The collection documents the architecture and social life of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area in the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s, including exteriors and interiors of commercial, residential, and government buildings, as well as street scenes and views of neighborhoods. The collection contains thirteen images from the Arizona region.

Map Collections

The Geography & Map Division of the Library of Congress holds more than 4.5 million items, of which this collection represents only a small fraction, those that have been converted to digital form. The collection is organized according to seven major categories: Cities and Towns, Conservation and Environment, Cultural Landscapes, Discovery and Exploration, General Maps, Military Battles and Campaigns, and Transportation and Communication. Browse the geographic location index to locate maps of Arizona.

Panoramic Photographs

The Panoramic Photograph collection contains approximately 4,000 images featuring American cityscapes, landscapes, and group portraits. More than 100 images in this collection represent rural, small-town, and city life throughout Arizona.

Quilts and Quiltmaking in America, 1978-1996

This collection showcases materials from the Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project Collection (1978) and the Lands' End All-American Quilt Contest Collection (1992, 1994, 1996), providing a glimpse into America's diverse quilting traditions.

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