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Ore for Industry: 1907

Ore for Industry: 1907

Great old Lake Erie shipping industry photo of freighter E.A.S. Clarke of the Interlake Steamship Co. at a pier in Cleveland, Ohio. The Clarke was built in 1907 in Superior, Wisconsin by the Superior Ship Building Company. It is being unloaded at the Pennsylvania Railroad ore docks using a Hulett automatic ore unloader. Photo taken in 1943 by photographer Jack Delano.

Sailboat on the St. Lawrence River: 1890

Sailboat on the St. Lawrence River: 1890

Castle and sailboat at Calumet Island in the 1000 Islands on the St. Lawrence River, between 1890 and 1901. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

Dressed for Success: 1898

Dressed for Success: 1898

Group of officers on the deck of the U.S.S. Huntress, a steam yacht with schooner rig purchased for the U.S. Navy in 1898. Detroit Publishing Company, publisher, 1898. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

Defending New York City: 1898

Defending New York City: 1898

Sailors on the deck of the U.S.S. Nahant with a one-pound gun. The Nahant was a Passaic-class ironclad monitor of the U.S. Navy that saw service in the American Civil War and the Spanish-American War. She was decommissioned in 1865 but recommissioned at League Island on 12 April 1898 and sent to New York City for harbor defense during the Spanish-American War.

Naval Academy Training Submarine: 1902

Naval Academy Training Submarine: 1902

U.S. Naval Academy cadets going aboard a training submarine, Annapolis, Maryland. Photo taken ca. 1902 by photographer Frances Banjamin Johnston. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Irish Tenor John McCormack: 1910s

Irish Tenor John McCormack: 1910s

John McCormack (1884-1945), world-famous Irish tenor, singing to soldiers and sailors on the deck of the U.S.S. Surf. Bain News Service, publisher. Photo not dated. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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