Watercraft

Ellis Island Arrival: early 1900s

Ellis Island Arrival: early 1900s

Immigrants unloading from boats at Ellis Island, early 1900s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass 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.

Firefighting Boat: 1922

Firefighting Boat: 1922

Firefighter boat on Potomac River with Washington Monument in the background, Washington, D.C., 1922. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Civil War Powder Monkey: 1865

Civil War Powder Monkey: 1865

Boy working as powder monkey, standing by gun of U.S.S. New Hampshire off Charleston, South Carolina. Photo taken between 1864 and 1865. From collection of photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy -- the Federal Navy. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative stereograph.

Little Kayak: early 1900s

Little Kayak: early 1900s

Eskimo Kayaker wearing water-proof jacket with toy boat he made for his son. Lomen Brothers, photographer. Photo taken between ca. 1900 and ca. 1930. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Manhattan From Brooklyn: 1905

Manhattan From Brooklyn: 1905

Heart of Manhattan from Brooklyn, New York City, between 1905 and 1910. Nice view of marine terminals on both sides of the East River. Detroit Publishing Company, publisher. LOC original medium: dry plate glass negative.

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