American Views

Steamboat at the Sagamore Hotel: 1904

Steamboat at the Sagamore Hotel: 1904

Excursion steamboat at the Sagamore Hotel dock, Green Island, Lake George, upstate New York, 1904. Name of the boat starts with MOH... perhaps Mohawk. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 in. glass negative.

Yellowstone Tour: 1903

Yellowstone Tour: 1903

Tourists and guides picnicking in Yellowstone National Park, 1903. Shaw & Powell Camping Company operated moveable tour camps within Yellowstone, picking up tourists after they had come in by railroad. Frances Benjamin Johnston, photographer. LOC original medium: photographic print.

YB-17 Bomber Crew: 1942

YB-17 Bomber Crew: 1942

A combat crew receives final instructions before taking off in a YB-17 bomber from a bombardment squadron base at Langley Field, Virginia. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. Photo taken in May, 1942 by photographer Alfred T. Palmer. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Chautauqua in Waseca, Minnesota: late 1800s

Chautauqua in Waseca, Minnesota: late 1800s

Cottages on the Chautauqua grounds at Maplewood Park, Waseca, Minnesota. Old photo taken between 1880 and 1899. From DiscoverWaseca.com: "...traveling lecturers and entertainers that came through Waseca starting in 1883. Music, drama, lectures, from the East entertained and educated midwest small towns until the 1920’s." Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

Country Medicine: 1939

Country Medicine: 1939

The camp nurse introduces a doctor to the mother of a sick baby living in a mobile trailer. The trailer was located in a FSA (Farm Security Administration) camp in Merrill, Klamath County, Oregon. Photo taken in 1939 by FSA photographer Dorothea Lange. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Roosters for Alabamans: 1919

Roosters for Alabamans: 1919

Roosters being presented to Alabama citizens at the White House, 1919. The man in the center of the photo has a rooster on a serving tray, talking to President Woodrow Wilson. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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