Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    August Cohn Photograph Album. This is an album of 298 black-and-white photographs taken by August Cohn during his work with the Alaska Engineering Commission in 1915-17. Cohn was a civil engineer and surveyor who worked on the survey of the original site on which the town (and later city) of Anchorage was built. He also was involved in surveying and engineering work for many of the bridges that...
    • Contributor: Alaska Engineering Commission - Cohn, August
    • Date: 1915

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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Photograph of President Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln (1809-65) was the 16th president of the United States. He was born on a farm in Kentucky and moved with his family to Indiana at age eight. At age 21, he moved to Illinois, where he held various jobs and began to study law. He had less than one year of formal education, but became a skilled writer by reading the King...
    • Contributor: Brady, Mathew B.
    • Date: 1861
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Photographs of the Jing-Zhang (Beijing-Zhangjiakou) Railway Construction. Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction) is an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by the Chinese, without foreign involvement. The photographs in the album were taken between 1905 and 1909 by the Tongsheng Photo Studio of...
    • Contributor: Tongsheng Photo Studio (Firm)
    • Date: 1909

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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Photograph of Giacomo Puccini.
    Fotografie Originali del Fondo Pucciniano Bonturi-Razzi
    The photograph presented here, taken in 1910, shows the composer Giacomo Puccini (1858--1924) seated at the piano. The handwritten note on the back reads "Photograph: U. Romagnoli, Rome, Via di Pietro 87." The photograph is from the Fondo Bonturi-Razzi in the State Library of Lucca, which consists of more than 500 letters, postcards, photographs and other items relating to the life and work of...
    • Contributor: Romagnoli, U.
    • Date: 1910

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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Photograph of Richard M. Nixon and Elvis Presley at the White House. This photograph shows Elvis Presley meeting with President Richard M. Nixon at the White House on December 21, 1970. That morning, Presley personally delivered a hand-written note to the security guard at the northwest gate of the White House, saying that he wanted to meet Nixon to present him with the gift of a World War II-era pistol and ask for credentials as an...
    • Date: 1970
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    James A. Yost World War II Photograph Album, circa 1943--1944.
    Photo-Log U.S. Navy
    In June 1942, six months after the Japanese attack on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Japanese forces occupied the islands of Attu and Kiska in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. This was the only territory lost in North America to Japan by the United States during World War II. Japanese aircraft-carrier-based planes also bombed the American base at Dutch Harbor on...
    • Contributor: Yost, James A.
    • Date: 1943

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Views of Kabul and environs from pictures taken by the photograph school of the Corps of Bengal Sappers and Miners.
    • Contributor: Thackeray, Edward Talbot - Thackeray, E. T. (Edward Talbot)
    • Date: 1881

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    Kachinskai︠a︡ i︠u︡rta (beresti︠a︡nai︠a︡).
    Качинская юрта (берестяная).
    This photograph is from the album Puteshestviya P. Ye. Ostrovskogo na Yenisey v 1894 i 1897 godakh (The journeys of P. E. Ostrovsky on the Yenisei in 1894 and 1897), part of a collection of albums in the Prints Division of the National Library of Russia documenting expeditions to Siberia and the Russian Far East undertaken mostly in the late 19th century. The album...
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Kachint︠s︡y. Molodoĭ inorodet︠s︡ s instrumentom muzykalʹnym "koms".
    Качинцы. Молодой инородец с инструментом музыкальным "комс".
    This photograph is from the album Puteshestviya P. Ye. Ostrovskogo na Yenisey v 1894 i 1897 godakh (The journeys of P. E. Ostrovsky on the Yenisei in 1894 and 1897), part of a collection of albums in the Prints Division of the National Library of Russia documenting expeditions to Siberia and the Russian Far East undertaken mostly in the late 19th century. The album...
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Kachinet︠s︡ Al. Domozhakov.
    Качинец Ал. Доможаков.
    This photograph is from the album Puteshestviya P. Ye. Ostrovskogo na Yenisey v 1894 i 1897 godakh (The journeys of P. E. Ostrovsky on the Yenisei in 1894 and 1897), part of a collection of albums in the Prints Division of the National Library of Russia documenting expeditions to Siberia and the Russian Far East undertaken mostly in the late 19th century. The album...
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Kachint︠s︡y-podrostki. Ulus Domzhakova.
    Качинцы-подростки. Улус Домжакова.
    This photograph is from the album Puteshestviya P. Ye. Ostrovskogo na Yenisey v 1894 i 1897 godakh (The journeys of P. E. Ostrovsky on the Yenisei in 1894 and 1897), part of a collection of albums in the Prints Division of the National Library of Russia documenting expeditions to Siberia and the Russian Far East undertaken mostly in the late 19th century. The album...
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Molodoĭ kachinet︠s︡. Chirkov.
    Молодой качинец. Чирков.
    This photograph is from the album Puteshestviya P. Ye. Ostrovskogo na Yenisey v 1894 i 1897 godakh (The journeys of P. E. Ostrovsky on the Yenisei in 1894 and 1897), part of a collection of albums in the Prints Division of the National Library of Russia documenting expeditions to Siberia and the Russian Far East undertaken mostly in the late 19th century. The album...
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Kachinskai︠a︡ stepʹ. Gora Kokh-Takh (Sini︠a︡i︠a︡ gora), na kotoroĭ sovershai︠u︡tsi︠a︡ zhertvoprinoshenii︠a︡.
    Качинская степь. Гора Кох-Тах (Синяя гора), на которой совершаются жертвоприношения.
    This photograph is from the album Puteshestviya P. Ye. Ostrovskogo na Yenisey v 1894 i 1897 godakh (The journeys of P. E. Ostrovsky on the Yenisei in 1894 and 1897), part of a collection of albums in the Prints Division of the National Library of Russia documenting expeditions to Siberia and the Russian Far East undertaken mostly in the late 19th century. The album...
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Kachinet︠s︡. Bogatyĭ inorodet︠s︡ Egor Spirin. Ozero Shira.
    Качинец. Богатый инородец Егор Спирин. Озеро Шира.
    This photograph is from the album Puteshestviya P. Ye. Ostrovskogo na Yenisey v 1894 i 1897 godakh (The journeys of P. E. Ostrovsky on the Yenisei in 1894 and 1897), part of a collection of albums in the Prints Division of the National Library of Russia documenting expeditions to Siberia and the Russian Far East undertaken mostly in the late 19th century. The album...
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Kachinet︠s︡ (za 30 let). Tanzybaev, s detʹmi. Selo Ustʹ-Abakan.
    Качинец (за 30 лет). Танзыбаев, с детьми. Село Усть-Абакан.
    This photograph is from the album Puteshestviya P. Ye. Ostrovskogo na Yenisey v 1894 i 1897 godakh (The journeys of P. E. Ostrovsky on the Yenisei in 1894 and 1897), part of a collection of albums in the Prints Division of the National Library of Russia documenting expeditions to Siberia and the Russian Far East undertaken mostly in the late 19th century. The album...
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Buben shamanki Solʹbėrėk (umersheĭ). (On otoslan v Berlinskiĭ "Museum fur Volkskunde"). Naruzhnai︠a︡ storona.
    Бубен шаманки Сольбэрэк (умершей). (Он отослан в Берлинский "Museum fur Volkskunde"). Наружная сторона.
    This photograph is from the album Puteshestviya P. Ye. Ostrovskogo na Yenisey v 1894 i 1897 godakh (The journeys of P. E. Ostrovsky on the Yenisei in 1894 and 1897), part of a collection of albums in the Prints Division of the National Library of Russia documenting expeditions to Siberia and the Russian Far East undertaken mostly in the late 19th century. The album...
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Buben shamanki Solʹbėrėk (umersheĭ). (On otoslan v Berlinskiĭ "Museum fur Volkskunde"). Vnutrenni︠a︡i︠a︡ storona.
    Бубен шаманки Сольбэрэк (умершей). (Он отослан в Берлинский "Museum fur Volkskunde"). Внутренняя сторона.
    This photograph is from the album Puteshestviya P. Ye. Ostrovskogo na Yenisey v 1894 i 1897 godakh (The journeys of P. E. Ostrovsky on the Yenisei in 1894 and 1897), part of a collection of albums in the Prints Division of the National Library of Russia documenting expeditions to Siberia and the Russian Far East undertaken mostly in the late 19th century. The album...
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Russkie torgovt︠s︡y v Uri︠a︡nkhaĭskoĭ zemle. Kazak S.F.Skobeev s semʹeĭ (syn i nevestka).
    Русские торговцы в Урянхайской земле. Казак С.Ф.Скобеев с семьей (сын и невестка).
    This photograph is from the album Puteshestviya P. Ye. Ostrovskogo na Yenisey v 1894 i 1897 godakh (The journeys of P. E. Ostrovsky on the Yenisei in 1894 and 1897), part of a collection of albums in the Prints Division of the National Library of Russia documenting expeditions to Siberia and the Russian Far East undertaken mostly in the late 19th century. The album...
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Russkie torgovt︠s︡y v Uri︠a︡nkhaĭskoĭ zemle. 12-letniĭ syn kazaka Sadovskogo i rabotnik-krestʹi︠a︡nin.
    Русские торговцы в Урянхайской земле. 12-летний сын казака Садовского и работник-крестьянин.
    This photograph is from the album Puteshestviya P. Ye. Ostrovskogo na Yenisey v 1894 i 1897 godakh (The journeys of P. E. Ostrovsky on the Yenisei in 1894 and 1897), part of a collection of albums in the Prints Division of the National Library of Russia documenting expeditions to Siberia and the Russian Far East undertaken mostly in the late 19th century. The album...
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Russkie torgovt︠s︡y v Uri︠a︡nkhaĭskoĭ zemle (rabochie kazaka Skobeeva) na faktorii.
    Русские торговцы в Урянхайской земле (рабочие казака Скобеева) на фактории.
    This photograph is from the album Puteshestviya P. Ye. Ostrovskogo na Yenisey v 1894 i 1897 godakh (The journeys of P. E. Ostrovsky on the Yenisei in 1894 and 1897), part of a collection of albums in the Prints Division of the National Library of Russia documenting expeditions to Siberia and the Russian Far East undertaken mostly in the late 19th century. The album...
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Uri︠a︡nkhaĭskiĭ Todzhinskiĭ boret︠s︡ v spet︠s︡ialʹnom kosti︠u︡me.
    Урянхайский Тоджинский борец в специальном костюме.
    This photograph is from the album Puteshestviya P. Ye. Ostrovskogo na Yenisey v 1894 i 1897 godakh (The journeys of P. E. Ostrovsky on the Yenisei in 1894 and 1897), part of a collection of albums in the Prints Division of the National Library of Russia documenting expeditions to Siberia and the Russian Far East undertaken mostly in the late 19th century. The album...
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Uri︠a︡nkhaĭskiĭ boret︠s︡. To zhe, chto No. 8, no bokom.
    Урянхайский борец. То же, что No. 8, но боком.
    This photograph is from the album Puteshestviya P. Ye. Ostrovskogo na Yenisey v 1894 i 1897 godakh (The journeys of P. E. Ostrovsky on the Yenisei in 1894 and 1897), part of a collection of albums in the Prints Division of the National Library of Russia documenting expeditions to Siberia and the Russian Far East undertaken mostly in the late 19th century. The album...
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Ossur. Todzhinet︠s︡ 32 let. Reka Iĭ.
    Оссур. Тоджинец 32 лет. Река Ий.
    This photograph is from the album Puteshestviya P. Ye. Ostrovskogo na Yenisey v 1894 i 1897 godakh (The journeys of P. E. Ostrovsky on the Yenisei in 1894 and 1897), part of a collection of albums in the Prints Division of the National Library of Russia documenting expeditions to Siberia and the Russian Far East undertaken mostly in the late 19th century. The album...
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Ossur. Todzhinet︠s︡ 32 let. Reka Iĭ.
    Оссур. Тоджинец 32 лет. Река Ий.
    This photograph is from the album Puteshestviya P. Ye. Ostrovskogo na Yenisey v 1894 i 1897 godakh (The journeys of P. E. Ostrovsky on the Yenisei in 1894 and 1897), part of a collection of albums in the Prints Division of the National Library of Russia documenting expeditions to Siberia and the Russian Far East undertaken mostly in the late 19th century. The album...
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Todzhinskiĭ shaman.
    Тоджинский шаман.
    This photograph is from the album Puteshestviya P. Ye. Ostrovskogo na Yenisey v 1894 i 1897 godakh (The journeys of P. E. Ostrovsky on the Yenisei in 1894 and 1897), part of a collection of albums in the Prints Division of the National Library of Russia documenting expeditions to Siberia and the Russian Far East undertaken mostly in the late 19th century. The album...
    • Date: 1897