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American Warships in Philly: 1900

American Warships in Philly: 1900

American warships - cruiser USS Columbia (C-12) in center and USS Katahdin, an ironclad harbor-defense ram, in right foreground - at League Island Navy Yard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, between 1900 and 1910. Probably closer to 1900 since the Katahdin was used for target practice and sunk in September, 1909. The Columbia served during the Spanish-American War and World War One.

Corsets, Furs, Shirts, Dresses & Hats: early 1900s

Corsets, Furs, Shirts, Dresses & Hats: early 1900s

Busy Union Square scene showing signs for political movements for and against Tammany Hall (Acorn Musee and Committee of 100), pianos, an art parlor, corsets, furs, dresses, shirts, and hats.

Patriotic 4th of July on the Ellipse: 1919

Patriotic 4th of July on the Ellipse: 1919

Tableaux on the Ellipse, Washington, D.C.. Miss Columbia on the 4th of July, 1919. Harris & Ewing, photographer. Old patriotic photo provided by LOC. Original Medium: glass negative.

Cotton Chopping Hoes: 1936

Cotton Chopping Hoes: 1936

African American cotton trader standing in front of Greenhaw Bro's Cotton Buyers entrance. Store front view in Marianna, Arkansas with cotton chopping hoes for sale. Resettlement Administration photo taken in 1936 by photographer Carl Mydans. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Hot Catfish in Clarksville: 1935

Hot Catfish in Clarksville: 1935

Street scene at Clarksville, Arkansas showing King's Cafe with Hot Catfish on the menu. Resettlement Administration photo taken in 1935 by photographer Arthur Rothstein. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Sarnia Steamboat: 1905

Sarnia Steamboat: 1905

Steamboat Hiawatha (Sarnia), shown on the Black River, Port Huron, Michigan, 1905. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

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