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Naval Observatory Instruments: 1917

Naval Observatory Instruments: 1917

Time broadcasting instruments at Naval Observatory, 1917. From the Naval Observatory website: "The U.S. Naval Observatory (USNO) provides a wide range of astronomical data and products, and serves as the official source of time for the U.S. Department of Defense and a standard of time for the entire United States." Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Gun Play: 1943

Gun Play: 1943

Small boys with guns watching the Woodrow Wilson high school cadets, Washington D.C.. Photo taken in 1943 by photographer Esther Bubley. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: safety negative.

Santa Claus and Little Girl on Deck: 1925

Santa Claus and Little Girl on Deck: 1925

Santa Claus and little girl on deck of the U.S.S. New York, Christmas, 1925. The USS New York (BB-34) was a U.S. Navy battleship built in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. One of the bridges to Manhattan is visible in the background, so the ship was visiting New York City at the time. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Mexican Revolution Fighters: 1911

Mexican Revolution Fighters: 1911

Insurgents cooking dinner in Pascual Orozco's camp, Mexican Revolution, 1911. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Horse Trick Riding: 1929

Horse Trick Riding: 1929

Horse and rider jumping a table framed by a dog and a seated horse. Photo is titled 'Monkey Drill' which is a type of horse trick riding. Photo taken at Ft. Myer, a U.S. Army post adjacent to Arlington National Cemetery, in 1929. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Charlotte Hall Basketball: 1920

Charlotte Hall Basketball: 1920

Charlotte Hall Military Academy boys basketball team, 1920. The school was located in St Mary's County, Maryland. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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