Hunting & Fishing

Real Big Fish: 1903

Real Big Fish: 1903

Nice saltwater fishing photo of Edward Llewellen with the world's record black sea bass (425 lbs.), which he caught at Catalina Island, California, Aug. 26, 1903. Deep sea fishing hoto by Ironmonger, Avalon, Calif. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Fishing in New Jersey: 1900

Fishing in New Jersey: 1900

Old photo of fisherman with bamboo fishing poles and net, Cranberry Lake, New Jersey, 1900. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: dry plate glass negative.

Teddy's Summer Home: 1905

Teddy's Summer Home: 1905

Interior of hunting trophy room at Theodore Roosevelt's summer home in Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York. 1905 photo showing a pair of mounted bison trophies and a bearskin rug in front of a fireplace. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Judging Beagles: 1914

Judging Beagles: 1914

Judging beagles, 1914. National Beagle Club of America. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Going Hunting: 1930s

Going Hunting: 1930s

Boys with homemade bow and arrow sets, near railroad yard. Photo taken between 1935 and 1942. Photographer not listed with the photo but probably John Vachon since other photos scanned in by LOC at the same time were Vachon. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Florida Fishing: 1938

Florida Fishing: 1938

Fishing boat at wharf, Lower Matecumbe Key, Florida Keys. Shack on pier with advertising posters for West Flagler Dog Track, Miami and Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer Arthur Rothstein. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

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