Collection Items

  • Film, Video
    Rocking gold in the Klondike
    Rocking gold in the Klondyke
    "Here we see one of the methods employed in the search for gold, where water is scarce. We see the workmen using the water over and over again in the rocker until it becomes too thick with earth for further use. The scene is one of action, as the valuable character of the ground enables many to work profitably in close quarters. An interesting...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Crahan, Thomas
    • Date: 1899
  • Film, Video
    Panoramic view of the White Pass Railroad
    Panoramic view from the White Pass Railroad
    "This scene was taken shortly after the completion of this railroad in 1899. The impression received by the audience is that of riding on the pilot of an engine. Shortly after starting, you plunge into the darkness of the tunnel, afterwards to emerge, and crossing a high trestle skirting the edge of a deep chasm, you continue to wind about among the mountains and...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Crahan, Thomas
    • Date: 1899
  • Film, Video
    The Battle of the Yalu. No. 1-4 Depicts the Battle of Yalu, in the Russo-Japanese War, which took place at the Yalu River, on the border of China and Korea between April 25, 1904 and May 1, 1904.
    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Bitzer, G. W. - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Zhilishche altaĭt︠s︡ev (chaadyr). Dolina Katuni.
    Жилище алтайцев (чаадыр). Долина Катуни.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Gruppa altaĭt︠s︡ev u zhilishcha (chaadyr). Dolina Katuni.
    Группа алтайцев у жилища (чаадыр). Долина Катуни.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Muzhchina altaet︠s︡ v nat︠s︡ional'nom kosti︠u︡me (golovnoĭ ubor - kuaraan boruk, ovchinnai︠a︡ shuba - ton, so stupenchatym vyrezom) na loshadi.
    Мужчина алтаец в национальном костюме (головной убор - куараан борук, овчинная шуба - тон, со ступенчатым вырезом) на лошади.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Zhenshchina altaĭka v nat︠s︡ional'nom kosti︠u︡me (golovnoĭ ubor - kuaraan boruk, ovchinnai︠a︡ shuba - ton, bezrukavka - chegedek: odezhda zamuzhneĭ zhenshchiny) s loshad'i︠u︡.
    Женщина алтайка в национальном костюме (головной убор - куараан борук, овчинная шуба - тон, безрукавка - чегедек: одежда замужней женщины) с лошадью.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Altaĭskiĭ shaman s bubnom na fone tradit︠s︡ionnogo zhilishcha - chaadyr.
    Алтайский шаман с бубном на фоне традиционного жилища - чаадыр.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    I︠U︡rty kazakhov v doline srednego techenii︠a︡ reki Katun'. Urochishche Airdash mezhdu selami Uznezi︠a︡ i Cheposh.
    Юрты казахов в долине среднего течения реки Катунь. Урочище Аирдаш между селами Узнезя и Чепош.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Kazakh na verbli︠u︡de na fone i︠u︡rt. Dolina reki Arakan, pritoka Chernoĭ Bereli.
    Казах на верблюде на фоне юрт. Долина реки Аракан, притока Черной Берели.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Kazakh na loshadi s berkutom na fone i︠u︡rt. Dolina reki Arakan, pritoka Chernoĭ Bereli.
    Казах на лошади с беркутом на фоне юрт. Долина реки Аракан, притока Черной Берели.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Gruppa kazakhov u i︠u︡rty.
    Группа казахов у юрты.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    V kazakhskoĭ i︠u︡rte.
    В казахской юрте.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Zhenshina-kazashka v svadebnom nari︠a︡de na loshadi.
    Женшина-казашка в свадебном наряде на лошади.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Ulit︠s︡a v sele Chernyĭ Anuĭ. Russkie deti.
    Улица в селе Черный Ануй. Русские дети.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Obshchiĭ vid sela Cherga.
    Общий вид села Черга.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Selo Ėlekmonar. Dolina srednego techenii︠a︡ reki Katun'.
    Село Элекмонар. Долина среднего течения реки Катунь.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    V'i︠u︡chnai︠a︡ tropa v doline reki Katun' okolo sela Tavda. Bom "Skakun". Brevenchatye balkony dli︠a︡ prokhoda loshadeĭ nad obryvom.
    Вьючная тропа в долине реки Катунь около села Тавда. Бом "Скакун". Бревенчатые балконы для прохода лошадей над обрывом.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Siniĭ bom. Dolina reki Koksa. Uĭmonskiĭ trakt.
    Синий бом. Долина реки Кокса. Уймонский тракт.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Chuĭskiĭ trakt. Na sklonakh boma Kyngrar. Vyshe vpadenii︠a︡ v reku Katun' reki Malyĭ Eloman.
    Чуйский тракт. На склонах бома Кынграр. Выше впадения в реку Катунь реки Малый Еломан.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    V'i︠u︡chnai︠a︡ tropa vdol' reki Katun' v raĭone vpadenii︠a︡ v nee reki Argut. Okolo gory i ruch'i︠a︡ I︠U︡khtener.
    Вьючная тропа вдоль реки Катунь в районе впадения в нее реки Аргут. Около горы и ручья Юхтенер.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Tropa po kamennoĭ osypi v doline reki Kuragan, pritoka reki Katun'. Raĭon gory Belukhi.
    Тропа по каменной осыпи в долине реки Кураган, притока реки Катунь. Район горы Белухи.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Parom na reke Katun' u sela Nizhniĭ Uĭmon.
    Паром на реке Катунь у села Нижний Уймон.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Pereprava cherez Katun' na lodke-dolblenke u Dzhir-boma vyshe ust'i︠a︡ reki Chui.
    Переправа через Катунь на лодке-долбленке у Джир-бома выше устья реки Чуи.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Ozero v doline reki Arasan, pritoka reki Belai︠a︡ Berel', vpadai︠u︡shcheĭ v Bukhtarmu. Raĭon gory Belukhi.
    Озеро в долине реки Арасан, притока реки Белая Берель, впадающей в Бухтарму. Район горы Белухи.
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911