Watercraft

Kite Balloon Tender: 1921

Kite Balloon Tender: 1921

Kite balloon in the well of the U.S.S. Wright (AZ-1/AV-1), a lighter-than-air aircraft tender named after Orville Wright. Photo taken between 1921 and 1922. Old photo provided by LOC. Original medium: 8 x 6 inch glass negative.

Palm Beach Motor Boats: 1910

Palm Beach Motor Boats: 1910

Motor boats at dock, Palm Beach, Florida, 1910. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Therapy Dog: early 1900s

Therapy Dog: early 1900s

Sailors carrying wounded on deck of the hospital ship USS Comfort. Possibly World War One. Cute little dog is along for a ride on the stretcher. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Florida Flotilla: 1903

Florida Flotilla: 1903

Ships of the U.S. Navy North Atlantic Squadron in Pensacola Harbor, 1903. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Tugboat William Sprague: late 1800s

Tugboat William Sprague: late 1800s

Tugboat William Sprague which operated in the Boston area. Found an old NY Times article where the Sprague came upon the British bark Olive Mount on fire near Scituate, Massachusetts. Photo taken between 1880 and 1899. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Key West Fishermen: 1938

Key West Fishermen: 1938

Fishermen and their boats, Key West, Florida. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer Arthur Rothstein. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

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