Jiggsy Gallery

A Successful Hunt: 1887

A Successful Hunt: 1887

Hunters, including African Americans, in military uniforms at a camp on Oak Creek, Arizona with deer hanging from tree. Photo taken in 1887 by photographer Edgar Alexander Mearns. LOC original medium: photographic print on cabinet card.

Boxing Match in Jacksonville: 1894

Boxing Match in Jacksonville: 1894

Boxing match between James J (Gentleman Jim) Corbett (184 lbs) and Charley Mitchell (165 lbs) at Duvall Athletic Club, Jacksonville, Florida in 1894. Corbett knocked out Mitchell in the 3rd round. Corbett had previously beaten World Heavyweight Boxing Champion John L. Sullivan in 21 rounds. Copyright by Shaw and Sons, Jacksonville, Florida. LOC original medium: photographic print.

White House on Jamaica Bay: 1910s

White House on Jamaica Bay: 1910s

White House and houses on the water, Goose Creek, Jamaica Bay, New York City, 1910s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

WWI Submarine L-1 (SS-40): 1918

WWI Submarine L-1 (SS-40): 1918

Old photo of USS L-1 (SS-40), a World War One L-class submarine of the U.S. Navy, taken between 1914 and 1918. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Roanoke Farms Construction: 1938

Roanoke Farms Construction: 1938

Old cars at community center construction project in the white settlement of Roanoke Farms, North Carolina. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Singer Household Oil: 1942

Singer Household Oil: 1942

1940s photo of a Singer (tm) sewing maching being oiled, from a series on home economics published by the government to encourage conservation of resources during WWII. Caption with the photo: "Many sewing machines require regular oiling. If yours is one of these, treat it accordingly.

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