Government at Work

FBI Wanted Posters: 1940s

FBI Wanted Posters: 1940s

Woman printing FBI wanted posters. Photo taken between 1940 and 1946. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph. LOC original medium: film negative.

Marine Corps Parade: 1919

Marine Corps Parade: 1919

Marine Corps parade in front of White House post World War One, Washington, D.C., 1919. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Eleanor's Goodwill Tour: 1942

Eleanor's Goodwill Tour: 1942

Eleanor Roosevelt talking with woman machinist during her World War Two goodwill tour of Great Britain, 1942. Photo by Toni Frissell. LOC original medium: safety film negative.

Semi-Automatic Decision: 1940

Semi-Automatic Decision: 1940

Description with the photo: "Study Johnson semi-automatic rifle. Washington, D.C., May 29. Senator Morris Sheppard, left, Chairman of the Senate Military Affairs Committee, Maj. Gen. George A. Lynch, U.S. Chief of Infantry, and Senator A.B. Chandler of Kentucky, inspect the Johnson semi-automatic rifle which may replace the Garand gas-operated rifle as the Army's standard shoulder weapon. Capt.

GPO Truck: 1912

GPO Truck: 1912

Government Printing Office truck, 1912. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Fire Engine Power Wash: 1923

Fire Engine Power Wash: 1923

Fire truck being used to wash what might be the Senate Office Building (description with photograph says "Washing Senate to B[...]". Maybe someone can fill in the details. 1923 photo by National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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