Public Figures

President Harding in Knickers: 1922

President Harding in Knickers: 1922

President Warren G. Harding in Newspaper Men's Tournament, a golf tournament held in May, 1922. Old photo shows Harding, wearing knickers and a bow tie, playing with a dog. President Harding was the first newspaper publisher to be elected President. National Photo Company Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Teddy Roosevelt With Crew: early 1900s

Teddy Roosevelt With Crew: early 1900s

Teddy Roosevelt's crew: 1st Mate, Chief Engineer and rest of crew on deck of sailboat. Bain News Service, publisher. No date recorded on caption card of old photo. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 in. glass negative.

Batista Cruising the Capitol: 1938

Batista Cruising the Capitol: 1938

Fulgencio Batista, the Cuban President, dictator, and military leader, touring Washington, D.C. in a classic convertible, 1938. At the time of the trip, it was the first time Batista had left Cuba in 37 years. General Malin Craig, Chief of Staff is shown with him as they pass the Capitol. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

An Inanimate Friend: 1913

An Inanimate Friend: 1913

Illustrator and artist James Montgomery Flagg, best remembered for his propaganda posters, having a moment with a mannequin. He created the famous World War 1 recruitment poster "I Want YOU for U.S. Army" which showed Uncle Sam pointing at the viewer. Bain News Service, publisher. Photo taken in 1913. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Madame Curie: early 1900s

Madame Curie: early 1900s

Marie Curie with daughters and Mrs. Meloney. Bain News Service, publisher. Date unknown. Old photographs provided by LOC. Original medium: glass negative.

Suffragette Sewing: 1910s

Suffragette Sewing: 1910s

Women's voting rights pioneer Alice Paul, sewing suffrage flag. National Photo Company, between 1912 and 1920. LOC original medium: photographic print.

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