Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Visual materials from the O.M. Poe papers ca. 650 items (chiefly stereographs and photographic prints) ; various sizes. | Includes 400 stereographs and over 200 photographic prints relating to Poe's military and government careers, personal life, and interests (filed in LOT). Subjects include Civil War battle sights as depicted in panoramas, mammoth plate prints, and stereographs by George N. Barnard and views of the siege of Charleston, S.C., by Haas and...
    • Contributor: Barnard, George N. - Bell, William - Jackson, William Henry - O'Sullivan, Timothy H. - Watkins, Carleton E. - Hillers, John K. - Haas & Peale
    • Date: 1800
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    Frissell photograph collection
    Toni Frissell collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 340,000 photographs ; various sizes. | The photographs document a wide range of subjects captured for publication, clients, and personal use. Examples include: children, fashion, families, leisure activities such as eating and drinking, members of American and British upper classes, well-known personalities, sports, and World War II. Frissell's own selection of about 1,800 of her best and most representative photographs have been processed...
    • Contributor: Frissell, Toni
    • Date: 1930
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Visual materials from the Clare Boothe Luce papers 3,740 items (chiefly photographic prints) ; various sizes. | The collection includes photographs relating to Luce's varied careers and her personal life. Many document official activities and travels she undertook during her service as U.S. Ambassador to Italy (1953-1956); others document Luce's careers as a photojournalist, congresswoman, actress and playwright; some also show her involvement in Republican party politics. Aspects of Luce's personal life...
    • Contributor: Luce, Clare Boothe
    • Date: 1860
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Visual materials from the records of the National Woman's Party ca. 450 items ; various sizes. | Includes primarily portraits of National Woman's Party (NWP) officers, suffragists, politicians and business women; NWP meetings and formal gatherings; women delegates at United Nations sessions on human and civil rights; views of the organization's headquarters at Washington, D.C.; postcards depicting women's suffrage slogans; anti-war posters from the National Council for Prevention of War, the American Friends Service...
    • Contributor: National Woman's Party
    • Date: 1884
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    Gottlieb Jazz Photograph Collection
    Gottlieb photograph collection | William P. Gottlieb / Ira and Leonore S. Gershwin Fund Collection | Photographs from the golden age of jazz | Golden age of jazz Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    1,541 negatives : film, 1,533 b&w and 8 color; 4 x 5 in. or smaller. | ca. 1,230 photographic prints : b&w contact prints; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. or smaller. | 933 photographic prints : 926 b&w, 7 color; 8 x 10 in. or smaller. | 36 transparencies : film, color; 4 x 5 in. or smaller. | Photographs made by writer-photographer...
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
    • Date: 1938
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    Engineering Societies Library Collection (Library of Congress)
    ESL Collection (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 10,000 items ; various sizes. | Includes original drawings, photographic prints, photograph albums, scrapbooks, and approximately 600 books.
    • Date: 1790
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    Allen photograph collection
    Joseph S. Allen collection
    37 albums (11,427 gelatin silver photographic prints) ; 29 x 39 cm (album) | Buildings, especially county courthouses, as well as other government buildings, churches, educational and residential buildings, historic monuments, and outdoor sculpture in twenty-seven eastern and midwestern states; includes extensive coverage of Washington, D.C., structures, as well as structures in suburban Virginia and Maryland.
    • Contributor: Allen, Joseph S.
    • Date: 1935
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Harold L. Ickes collection 703 items. | Includes tours Ickes took to Puerto Rico, Cuba, Alaska, and Olympic National Park; participation in activities such as dedications; conferences, and speeches. Political figures photographed include Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman, cabinet members, diplomats, and senators and congressmen; celebrities include Marian Anderson and Katherine Hepburn.
    • Date: 1874
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection ca. 2,100 items (chiefly color photomechanical prints). | Cards depict major and minor league ballplayers (in portraits and action poses), from teams in fifteen identified leagues and seventy-five cities in the United States and Canada. Includes U.S. major league teams from Boston, Brooklyn, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, New York, Philadelphia, and St. Louis. Minor league teams from the cities of Birmingham, Little Rock, Memphis, Norfolk,...
    • Contributor: American Tobacco Company
    • Date: 1887
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    Photographic views of Kern County, California
    Kern County Survey collection
    418 photographs, 4 cadastral maps : prints on card mounts ; prints 17 x 22 cm , maps 36 x 49 cm and 64 x 44 cm. | Photographs (and accompanying maps) show farms, ranches and irrigation systems, primarily canals, in Kern County, Calif. Images include ranch houses and buildings; dairy farming activities and livestock. Also some views of houses, fruit trees and grape...
    • Contributor: Watkins, Carleton E.
    • Date: 1888
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    Du Bois Collection of visual materials about African Americans assembled for the Paris Exposition of 1900
    African American photographs assembled for the Paris Exposition | Visual materials about African Americans assembled for the Paris Exposition of 1900
    ca. 650 items (chiefly photographic prints) | Photographs and other visual material documenting the history of African Americans in Georgia and other areas of the Southern United States. Subjects include portraits of unidentified men, women, and children; photographs of colleges, students, businesses, workers, and houses. Additional views of churches, clubs, unions, home interiors, and family groups provide glimpses of everyday life. Charts of census...
    • Contributor: Du Bois, W. E. (William Edward Burghardt) - Calloway, Thomas J. - Daniel Murray Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899