Portraits Images

Columbus portrait

Portraicture of Captayne John Smith/Admiral of New England

An American from Virginia

Cottonus Matherus

George Whitefield, M.A.

Iroquois Indian man wearing a decorated cape

George the III

The Honble John Hancock of Boston

Charles Thompson [sic] Esqr. Secretary to Congress

Samuel Adams Esq.

Colonel Arnold

Brigadier Genl. Arnold

George Washington (1789-97), 1st President

Israel Putnam Esqr.

The Mohawk Chief

Major General John Sullivan

Charles Cornwallis, 2d Earl Cornwallis, 1738-1805

The Honle. Henry Knox, Esqr.

Dolley Madison, First Lady (1809-17)

Joseph Thayendanegea

John Adams (1797-1801), 2nd President

Abigail Adams, First Lady (1797-1801)

Freud-- The man and the cause

Charming-well again

Mary Quite Contrary

Andrew Jackson, head-and-shoulders portrait, nearly in profile to left, leaning against pillow of which ticking appears in lower left corner

Spirit photograph, supposedly taken during a seance - Actually a double exposure or composite of superimposed cut-outs, showing woman, half-length, with head-and-shoulders portraits of men and women around her head

Spirit photograph

Grant from West Point to Appomattox

Lashed to the shrouds--Farragut passing the forts at Mobile, in his flagship Hartford

Elizabeth Cameron

Martha Cameron

The Bull-dogger Motion picture poster showing head-and-shoulders portrait of Bill Pickett, black cowboy

David Roberts R.A

?Mrs. James A. Garfield

Mit Ihm Rehse-Archiv f?r Zeitgeschichte und Publizistik. Paul von Hindenburg, half-length portrait, facing slightly left, with hands of two people shaking in front of him.

[Louis XIV at 63, full-length portrait, standing, facing left]

Bunschoten--Over de onderdeur

Mr. Weller Senior

Mr. Bumble

Hawaiian fisherman

Dom Vasco da Gama. Descobrimento da India

Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1826

Unidentified man with beard, half-length portrait, full face

Wolcott's Instant Pain Annihilator

Arizona cow-boy

Asseola, a Seminole leader

Capt. Semmes, of the pirate Alabama

[Rough] Rider Roosevelt, in uniform, on horseback, facing left, holding sword

Lincoln the rail splitter

Thomas Jefferson

George Washington

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right

[A United States two cents postage stamp with head-and-shoulders portrait of James A. McNeill Whistler]

Sir William Blackstone, half-length portrait, seated, facing slightly left] / T. Hamilton Crawford, [printer

Thomas Paine


Ne-Sou-A Quoit, a Fox chief

The Youth's Companion. Historic milestones. Kit Carson...hunter and trapper

Okee-Makee-Quid, a Chippeway chief

Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiah, or Black Hawk, a Saukie brave

Little Red-Riding-Hood

1. Lithograph after pastel drawing. Cowboy on horseback

Paul Jones

Abraham Lincoln and his son Thad

Blanche Kelso Bruce


Plantation banjo player

M. Washington

Tuko-See-Mathla, a Seminole chief

Christophorus Columbus


The Hon. H.H. Asquith Later version published as cover of Collier's magazine, Dec. 5, 1914. Herbert Asquith, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face.

Lloyd George Lloyd George, head-and-shoulders portarit, full face. Published as cover of: Collier's magazine, Dec. 4, 1915.

Senator Borah of Idaho Published as cover of: Collier's magazine, July 31, 1915.

Senator Burton of Ohio Theodore Burton, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing slightly left. Published as cover of: Collier's magazine, Aug. 21, 1915.

Joseph Mallard William Turner, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front on book cover

Me-Na-Wa. A Creek warrior

Ulysses S. Grant, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left

George Washington

Caesar Augustus Rodney

Meriwether Lewis

John Wayles Eppes

William Armisted Burwell

Thaddeus Kosciuszko, General en Chef, des Arm?es Polonaises

Eva and Topsy

I am coming - Col. W.F. Cody

Buffalo Bill

John Ross, a Cherokee chief

John Ridge, a Cherokee

Major Ridge, a Cherokee chief

Spring Frog, a Cherokee chief

Kish-Ke-Kosh, a Fox brave

The unfinished portrait of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Gen'l Geo. B. McClellan

Thomas Jefferson--Third president of the United States

Opening of the World's Fair - Building at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, with insert of head-and-shoulders portrait of Grover Cleveland.

Harry Houdini

Houdini, a mature statesman of magic

Youth with Winged Hat

Clarence White in suit, seated

Youth in North African costume with urn on head, in studio

Khalil Gibran

F. Holland Day in medieval costume

Youth in African costume in throne

Alexander Campbell On verso: Chromoed by Colton, Zahn & Roberts

Regent of Lew Chew Plate from: Narrative of the expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan... in ... 1852, 1853, and 1854, under... M.C. Perry

Wa-Em-Boesh-Kaa, a Chippeway chief

Wa-Kawn, a Winnebago chief

Wa-Pel-La, chief of the Musquakees

Keokuk, chief of the Sacs & Foxes / drawn, printed & coloured at I.T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment.

Caa-Tou-See, an Ojibway / drawn, printed & coloured at I.T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment.

Ka-Ta-Wa-Be-Da, a Chippeway chief / drawn, printed & coloured at J.T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment.

Amiskquew, a Menominie warrior / drawn, printed & col. at the Lithographic & Print Colouring Establishment.

Ca-Ta-He-Cas-Sa-Black Hoof, principal chief of the Shawanoes / drawn, printed & coloured at I.T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment.

Hoo-Wan-Ne-Ka, a Winnebago chief

Payta-Kootha, a Shawanoe warrior

Tens-Kwau-Ta-Waw, the prophet

The Holy Land or Illustrations in Egypt & Nubia)

Young man wearing cap

The purple cap

The blue girl

Tshusick. An Ojibway woman

Bloomer Waltz, (costume for summer). Composed by William Dessier. Op 29.

Occupational portrait of a latch maker

Seamstress (Occupational portrait of a woman working at a sewing machine)

Men of the day, no. 40. The realization of the ideal


Frederick Douglass, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

No-Tin, a Chippewa chief

Portrait of a man seated,?possible self-portrait of John Rubens

Robert Schumann, bust portrait, facing right

New York Herald (James Gordon Bennett)

A future judge

People of the five nations: English

Mrs. James A. Garfield--Horseshoe

Portrait of Alfred, Lord Tennyson


Shows As He Goes

The Red Man

Two well-dressed men standing, one holding newspaper and eyeglasses, the other holding a book

Portrait of F.H. Day

Unidentified woman, probably a member of the Urias McGill family, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, holding daguerreotype case

Occupational portrait of an unidentified clergyman, three-quarter length, facing front, holding Bible

Occupational portrait of an unidentified surveyor with tools, three-quarter length, seated

Occupational portrait of an unidentified man, full-length, facing front, with a long handled tool, in front of machinery and a stone wall

Occupational portrait of a tinworker

Occupational portrait of a carpenter

Occupational portrait of a blacksmith

Occupational portrait of an unidentified man with mallet and chisel

Occupational portrait of a cooper, three-quarter length, with barrel and tools

Occupational portrait of a blacksmith, three-quarter length, working on a horseshoe at an anvil, other tools to his side

Occupational portrait of John Hunt, half-length, facing front, holding whip

Occupational portrait of an unidentified man in uniform, head-and-shoulders, full face, wearing hat that says DELUGE 6

Andrew Jackson with the Tennessee forces on the Hickory Grounds (Ala) A.D. 1814

James Madison, bust portrait miniature, facing slightly right

Catherine Kitty Floyd, bust portrait miniature, facing slightly right

A breed Title taken from reference source. Illus. in: A Bunch of buckskins, pl. 3. Lithograph after pastel drawing

Old Ramon

A Cheyenne buck Title taken from reference source. Illus. in: A Bunch of buckskins, pl. 5. Lithograph after pastel drawing

A trapper

A cavalry officer

A Sioux chief Title taken from reference source.Illus. in: A Bunch of buckskins, pl. 8. Lithograph after pastel drawing

James Gordon Bennett

Unidentified woman, three-quarter length portrait facing slightly right

Samuel Hanson Cox, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left

Henry Peters Gray, half-length portrait, head three-quarters to left

G.P.A. Healy, half-length portrait, facing front

Charles Edwards Lester, half length portrait, facing left

George Perkins Marsh family.

Cornelius Mathews, half-length portrait, facing front, wearing spectacles

Henry J. Raymond, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right

Henry J. Raymond, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right

Utes--Chief Sevara and Family

Caricature of Charles Dickens (1870)

Symbolism of Light

Nude and baby

The heritage of motherhood

The lady with the lamp (Miss Nightingale at Scutari, 1854) Additional text: Presented with Yule tide, 1891. From the painting by Henrietta Rae (Mrs. Normand)

Waa-Pa-Shaw, a Sioux chief

Mr. Stiggins

Mrs. Bardell

Mr. Pickwick

Keep pitching - we need those planes

A fair Puritan

Mark Twain, America's best humorist

[The Earl of Southesk, full-length portrait, seated in chair, facing right]

Battersea incident, England, January 1945--girl among the ruins, British flag overhead

Irving Berlin Published in: Vogue, July 1942. Image published in: Toni Frissell: Photographs, 1933-1967.

Mother carrying child outside wartime nursery Toni Frissell Collection

Black fighter pilot series--pilot with parachute room in background, Ramitelli, Italy

Irving Berlin

Das Heer im Grossdeutschen Freiheitskampf--Grenadier als beobachter am scherrenfernrohr

Le graveur, Joseph Tourney, half-length portrait, seated, facing left

Man of sorrow

Lafayette's baptism of fire


Mrs. Juliann Jane Tillman, Preacher of the AME Church

Osceola of Florida

Ulysses S. Grant and his war horse, Cincinnati

Unus Americanus ex Virginia. Aetat 23

Temperance advocate

Unidentified Union soldier

Joseph Jenkins Roberts, President of Liberia

The Widow of an Indian Chief

[George Washington, bust portrait with laurel wreath, facing left]


The Banjo Lesson

Woman and children reading

The Ring Toss

Navaho [sic]

Portrait of Whistler


English music

William Jennings Bryan at the Grand Hotel

William Jennings Bryan at the Grand Hotel

William Jennings Bryan at the Grand Hotel

The Washington Family

A corner of 25 Mortimer Street, June 1900

Nicholas Giancola, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, with laurel wreath on his head

Hirakita Hyakubotu

Maynard White, half-length portrait, seated on seashore, facing left, profile

Nicholas Giancola, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, with laurel wreath on his head

Woman, in Middle Eastern costume

Pucky Costanza, Nude with Lyre

Nicholas Giancola as St. Sebastian in loincloth, tied to tree with rope, arrows in stomach and side, hands behindback

First Indian school in Arizona at the Pimo [i.e., Pima] Reservation

Little Spinner in Globe Cotton Mill, Augusta, Georgia

Robert La Follette on a whistle-stop tour

Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir on Glacier Point

St. Christopher

Minnie Maddern Fiske in HEDDA GABLER

John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

James Duff, fiddler

Thurgood Marshall with Donald Murray and another attorney

Young man in suit, seated with hand on leg, half-length portrait, facing left

Woman in Middle Eastern costume, with floral headdress and palm frond, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front

Person in elaborate costume and turban, three-quarter length, rear view, face turned away

David Leung, in sailor suit, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right

Tony Costanza

Two boys, in sailor suits, three-quarter length, playing checkers

Torso Pilat

Ma-Has-Kah or White Cloud, an Ioway chief

Shau-Hau-Napo-Tinia--An Ioway chief

Tah-Ro-Hon--An Ioway warrior

Ne-O-Mon-Ne, an Ioway chief

Moa-Na-Hon-Ga--Great Walker--An Ioway chief

Rant-Che-Wai-Me--Female Flying Pigeon

Not-Chi-Mi-Ne--An Ioway chief


John McLean

James Moore Wayne

Levi Woodbury

Joseph Pippy Costanza, in sailor suit



On the ropes

Miss Louise Hall and Mrs. Susan Fitzgerald

Interior of a steamboat cabin at dinner [noon] time

Joseph Fayadaneega, called the Brant, the Great Captain of the Six Nations

Titiani Vercellii pictoris celeberrimi ac famosissimi vera effigies

President-elect Woodrow Wilson's daughters, Jessie and Eleanor, half-length portrait

Woodrow Wilson in Paris, January 1919

Thomas Jonathan Jackson, full-length portrait, on horseback, facing left, holding up hat in his right hand

Lloyd C. Stark, Governor

Washington as a Freemason

Photo self-portrait

President Garfield family

The good mother

Joanette Clark Benjamin, Frances Benjamin Johnston's maternal grandmother

For president Grover Cleveland of New York--For vice president Thos. A. Hendricks, of Indiana

The Reverend John Cotton, leader among early colonial thinkers

I really must be in the fashion, comic song, by Van Der Weyde

Evening prayer--Hallowed be thy name

Thomas Jefferson (1801-09), 3rd President

Vice-presidential possibilities--The Rough Rider

Portrait of Walt Whitman

The latest born; from Pictures of old Chinatown

Mr. Zina Hitchcock Benjamin family, posed left to right: Cornelia, Zina Hitchcock, Frances Antoinette, Samuel Clark, and Joanette Clark

Frances Benjamin Johnston posed with seven members of her family

Frances Benjamin Johnston posed with six members of her family

Salt Mines


Henry Irving and Ellen Terry as Benedick and Beatrice in Much ado about nothing


Phillis Wheatley, Negro Servant to Mr. John Wheatley, of Boston

The death cry

The Etude

Louis the interpreter & matador de los Apaches Pasquial, Pimo [i.e., Pima] captain - fond of agriculture.

Illus. in album: Series of photographic views and portraits of Arizona and Arizona Indian tribes / Mauky Mookum or Maria Antonia & a girl Group of Pimos taken at the reservation

Richard Kobayashi, farmer with cabbages


Gentile photo album

The harvest Ben and Beatrice Goldstein Foundation Collection (Library of Congress).

John Reed Ben and Beatrice Goldstein Foundation Collection (Library of Congress

Morgan, Mellon, and Rockefeller Ben and Beatrice Goldstein Foundation Collection (Library of Congress).

Joseph Pennell at printing press at Adelphi Terrace

Son of temperance

Drawing room polkas--Arranged for the piano forte

Mrs. Wilson calling on Mrs. Coolidge

Mrs. Adams

Mrs. Franklin Delano Roosevelt


Chief Joseph, Nez Perc? chief

Sheridans ride Title inscribed below image. Rough sketch of rabbits hopping over and around a log on verso.

John Quincy Adams, sixth President of the United States

John Q. Adams, 6th President of the United States

Death of John Quincy Adams at the U.S. Capitol Feby. 23d 1848

Col. Roosevelt tells the story of the Rough Riders in Scribner's Magazine ... January Scribner's

Americans all! Victory Liberty Loan

Miss Mary Olmsted Clarke

Lady MacBeth Act, 5th--'One, two; why then 'tis time to do't

The Revd. Francis Asbury

Charles Batties

African American man, full-length portrait, standing in front of tent, facing front, wearing military uniform, holding rifle.

I sell the shadow to support the substance

The odor of pomegranates

Girl seated, three-quarter length portrait, facing left, embroidering

The Gainsborough hat

Christ with crown of thorns, looking up Published title: Father forgive them, they know not what they do.

Mary Todd Lincoln

Alexander Hamilton

Charles Dickens

Washington Irving

James Fenimore Cooper

Edgar Allan Poe

Herman Melville

Louisa May Alcott

The Oberlin Rescuers at Cuyahoga Co. Jail

Pigeon's Egg Head (the Light)


Frederick Douglass

Andrew Jackson (1829-37), 7th President

Andrew Jackson (1829-37), 7th President

Rachel Jackson, First Lady (1829-37)

Coiffures de danse des habitans de la Californie

M'Intosh, a Creek Chief

Tish-Co-Han, a Delaware Chief

Pes-Ke-Le-Cha-Co, a Pawnee Chief

Chippeway Widow

Wa-Na-Ta, Grand Chief of the Sioux

Ap-Pa-Noo-Se, a Saukie Chief

Chon-Mon-I-Case, an Otto Half Chief

Nathaniel Ruggles and Albert Childs

Sarah Childress Polk

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln: Immediately before his Senate nomination

Abraham Lincoln: Before the final Lincoln-Douglas debate

Abraham Lincoln: Before delivering his Cooper Union address

Abraham Lincoln (1861-65),16th President

During the Civil War: President Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln: Last sitting

John C. Calhoun

Jefferson Davis

Hon. Wm. H. Seward

Daniel Webster

Stephen Arnold Douglas

Anthony Burns

James Monroe (1817-25), 5th President

John Quincy Adams (1825-29), 6th President

Louisa Catherine Adams, First Lady (1825-29)

Martin Van Buren (1837-41), 8th President

Hannah Hoes Van Buren, First Lady (1837-41)

William Henry Harrison (1841), 9th President

Anna Tuthill Symmes Harrison, First Lady (1841)

John Tyler (1841-45), 10th President

James K. Polk (1845-49), 11th President

Zachary Taylor (1849-50), 12th President

Millard Fillmore (1850-53), 13th President

Harriet Beecher Stowe

The Rev. Josiah Henson--The Original of 'Uncle Tom'

Jane Roberts, wife of the first President of Liberia

C.H. Hicks, Clerk of the House of Representatives

John Hanson, Senator from Bassa County

Edward Morris, Senator from Sinoe County

Chancy Brown, Sergeant at Arms

Rev. Philip Coker, Chaplain of the Senate

James B. Yates, Secretary of the Senate in 1857

Horace Greeley

Benjamin Family group portrait

The Patchwork Quilt

Sarah J. Hale

An Early Photo of Walt Whitman

Portrait of Henry David Thoreau

Portrait of Ralph Waldo Emerson

A. Bronson Alcott at the age of 53

Portrait of Nathaniel Hawthorne

S. M. Fuller

Charlotte Cushman as Meg Merrilies in 'Guy Mannering'

Fanny Kemble

Charlotte and Susan Cushman as Romeo and Juliet

Junius Booth

The Booth Brothers in Julius Caesar

Edwin Booth as Hamlet

Edwin Forrest

President Lincoln and His Cabinet, With Lieut. Genl. Scott

Portrait of James Abbott McNeill Whistler

Suede gloves

Whistler in his Fulham Road studio

Christian A. Fleetwood, sergeant major of the 5th Colored Troops

Gen. Winfield Scott, USA, and staff

David Glasgow Farragut (1801-1870)

Gen. John Hunt Morgan, CSA

Rear-Admiral Raphael Semmes, Confederate Navy

David Dixon Porter (1813-1891), U.S. Navy

Anna Ella Carroll of Maryland

Harriet Tubman

Clara Barton

Mary Ashton Rice Livermore

Mary Ann Bickerdyke

Mary Edwards Walker

Belle Boyd

Pauline Cushman

Cavalry orderly, Rappahanock station

The Brave Wife

Gen. Robert E. Lee, commander of Confederate forces

General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, USA

Maj. Gen. George E. Pickett, CSA

Picture of Charles Wellington Reed and his identification

Jedediah Hotchkiss

Gen. Robert E. Lee, CSA

Gen. Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall) Jackson, CSA

Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, USA

Gen. Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, CSA

Gen. George Gordon Meade, USA, and staff

Gen. James Longstreet, CSA

Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott Hancock, USA

Gen. James Ewell Brown (J.E.B.) Stuart, CSA

Maj. Gen. Philip Henry Sheridan, USA

Gen. Richard Stoddert Ewell, CSA

Band of the 10th Veteran Reserve Corps

The commission which tried the Lincoln assassins

Cyrus W. Field

Franklin Pierce (1853-57), 14th President

Jane M. Pierce, First Lady (1853-57)

James Buchanan (1857-61), 15th President

Andrew Johnson (1865-69), 17th President

Eliza McCardle Johnson, First Lady (1865-69)

Ulysses S. Grant (1869-77), 18th President

Julia Dent Grant, First Lady (1869-77)

Gentile photo album

Gentile photo album

Gentile photo album

Gentile photo album

Gentile photo album

Alfred R. Waud

The Champion Chinese Hose Team of America

What's Left of Big Foot's Band

Girl with White Collar

Beauty is Truth, Truth/Beauty

Woman in Middle Eastern Costume

Edward Steichen

Chiricahua Apaches after four months at Carlisle Indian School

A Young Yakima (name unknown)

Skohlpa (Dusty Dress)

Si-Wa-Wata-Wa. Zuni.

Mixed-Blood Coast Pomo (name unknown)

Okuwa-Tse (Yellow Cloud)

New Chest. Piegan (Blackfeet).

Qahatika Girl (name unknown)

Bull Chief. Apsaroke (Crow).

A Chief of the Desert (name unknown). Navajo.

Yakotlus-Quatsino. Kwakiutl.

Sitting Bull

Two Moons--Cheyenne

Chief Joseph

Pemberton Avenue School for the Deaf

Mabel Hubbard Bell participating in kite-flying experiments

Bell examining his sheep

Bell at the dedication of the tetrahedral tower

The Aerial Experiment Association

Alexander Graham Bell

Dickson tips his hat

Annabelle Butterfly Dance

Biograph-Photograph Jeffries-Sharkey Contest


Jewish New Year--boy in prayer shawl

Ten yr. old picker on Gildersleeve Tobacco Farm

Five year old carries two pecks of berries a long distance

Cigar makers

Little Orphan Annie in a Pittsburgh Institution

Samuel Gompers--Federal Commission on Industrial Relations

Honus Wagner (center) and Ty Cobb (right)

Casey Stengel

Cy Young, Boston Red Sox pitcher

Roger Bresnahan, catching for the New York Giants

New York Yankees baseball team, posed

William J. Klem, baseball umpire

Daniel Chester French

Beware of entrance into a quarrel

Colonel Denison, Lt. Jones and Lt. Gordon

Eddie Rickenbacker

Ernest Hemingway (extreme left) and group of soldiers

President Woodrow Wilson delivering his inaugural address, 1917

The Big Four at the Paris home of President Wilson

Dempsey and Firpo

The Black Hat (Emma in a Black Hat)

Elsie, Figure

Carrie Chapman Catt

Alice Paul

Anna Howard Shaw

Mary Church Terrell

Belva Lockwood

Helen Keller

Julia Ward Howe

Inside front cover of her scrapbook

Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-81), 19th President

Lucy Webb Hayes, First Lady (1877-81)

James A. Garfield (1881), 20th President

Lucretia Rudolph Garfield, First Lady (1881)

Chester A. Arthur (1881-85), 21st President

Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur, First Lady (1881-85)

Grover Cleveland (1885-89;1893-97), 22nd and 24th President

Frances Folsom Cleveland, First Lady (1885-89; 1893-97)

Benjamin Harrison (1889-93), 23rd President

Caroline Lavinia Scott Harrison, First Lady (1889-93)

William McKinley (1897-1901), 25th President

Ida Saxton McKinley, First Lady (1897-1901)

Theodore Roosevelt (1901-09), 26th President

Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, First Lady (1901-09)

William Howard Taft (1909-13), 27th President

Helen Herron Taft, First Lady (1909-13)

Woodrow Wilson (1913-21), 28th President

Ellen Axson Wilson, First Lady (1913-14)

Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, First Lady (1915-21)

Marilyn Miller

Clarence Darrow at the Scopes Trial

George Gershwin working as a staff writer at Harms Music

Rodgers, Johnson, Gershwin, and Glaenzer (L to R)

East Side Interior

Father and child on train

Keeping America 'dry'

Keeping America 'wet'

Daughter of FSA client listening to the phonograph

An elderly woman on her front porch

Worker at carbon black plant, Sunray, Texas

Geraldine Farrar. Metropolitan Opera Farewell.

Cotton picker

Cotton pickers

Picking cotton on the Alexander plantation

Cotton picker

At the end of the day

Tally at the weigh station

Going home

Sharecropper at home on Sunday

Bud Fields and His Family at Home

Eighteen-year-old mother from Oklahoma, now a California migrant

A crew of thirty-five Filipinos cut and load lettuce

A migrant agricultural worker in Holtville

Migratory Mexican field worker's home

Former tenant farmers on relief

Drought refugees waiting for relief checks in Calipatria

Migrant Mother

Migrant Mother

Migrant Mother

Migrant Mother

Migrant Mother

Willie S. Pettway

Annie Pettway Bendolph



Count Basie

Dave Brubeck and Paul Desmond

John Coltrane

Ella Fitzgerald

Jazzman Dizzy Gillespie

Billie Holiday

Portrait of Billy Strayhorn

Sarah Vaughan

Mary Lou Williams

Lester Young

Pullman porter

Jewish rabbi who is also a farmer

Priest blessing the food on the Sunday before Easter

Reverend Buck Grant

Deacons' corner in the Church of God in Christ

A youth is converted in the Church of God in Christ

Church services at a Negro Roman Catholic church

Portrait of A. Philip Randolph, labor leader

Clayton Powell and the New York delegation

NAACP youth members marching at Texas State University

Soda jerk

After lunch

The pledge of allegiance at the ball field

Robert H. Goddard with the first successful liquid fuel rocket

Considering the purchase of a sixty-dollar harness

Martha Graham and Erick Hawkins

Aaron Copland

Paul Hindemith

Martha Graham in 'Mirror Before Me'

Martha Graham and May O'Donnell

Japanese mother and daughter, agricultural workers

Filipino boy working with a labor gang, cutting cauliflower

Fruit farmer and his son

Chinese kindergarten pupil at the grade school

Edward Char

Second cook at the Hurricane cabaret

Japanese-American child waiting for a train

Japanese-American who was evacuated from a coastal area

Picnic lunch before their evacuation

Japanese-American soldiers of the 442nd Combat Team at a dance

Warren G. Harding (1921-23), 29th President

Florence Kling Harding, First Lady (1921-23)

Calvin Coolidge (1923-29), 30th President

Grace Goodhue Coolidge, First Lady (1923-29)

Herbert C. Hoover (1929-33), 31st President

Lou Henry Hoover, First Lady (1929-33)

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-45), 32nd President

Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady (1933-45)

Harry S Truman (1945-53), 33rd President

Bess Wallace Truman, First Lady (1945-53)

Red Barber, baseball sportscaster, at the microphone

Tennis star Althea Gibson, at City Hall

Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel)

Frank Lloyd Wright, architect, with his new book

President Harry S Truman

General Douglas MacArthur making his famous farewell address

Gen. Douglas MacArthur

Mitchell Red Cloud

Chairman Mao Tse-tung

Construction workman

Bouvier-Kennedy wedding portrait

Bouvier-Kennedy wedding, the bride by her limousine

Bouvier-Kennedy wedding, the bride, groom and guests

Bouvier-Kennedy wedding, the bride and groom dancing

Bouvier-Kennedy wedding, the bride and groom

Bouvier-Kennedy wedding, the bride and groom

Bouvier-Kennedy wedding, the newlyweds with the wedding party

Bouvier-Kennedy wedding, the groom and his groomsmen

Bouvier-Kennedy wedding, the bride

Bouvier-Kennedy wedding, the bride and groom

Ho Chi Minh

Dickey Chappelle, photojournalist and war correspondent

Soldiers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade

Marines maneuver a 105mm howitzer

Joe DiMaggio Salutes His Bat

Elijah Muhammad

Huey P. Newton, Minister of Defense

Free Angela Davis Now!

Martha Griffiths

Shirley Chisholm

Bella Abzug

Cesar Chavez

Dolores Huerta

Maxwell Street merchants

Wedding of Gail and Warren Kasztel, Palmer House

Ellen Henrietta Richards

Maria Telkes

Marjory Stoneman Douglas

Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-61), 34th President

Mamie Doud Eisenhower, First Lady (1953-61)

John F. Kennedy (1961-63), 35th President

Jacqueline Kennedy, First Lady (1961-63)

Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-69), 36th President

Lady Bird Johnson, First Lady (1963-69)

Richard M. Nixon (1969-74), 37th President

Pat Nixon, First Lady (1969-74)

Gerald R. Ford (1974-77), 38th President

Betty Ford, First Lady (1974-77)

Jimmy Carter (1977-81), 39th President

Rosalynn Carter, First Lady (1977-81)

Ronald Reagan (1981-89), 40th President

Nancy Reagan, First Lady (1981-89)

George Bush (1989-93), 41st President

Barbara Bush, First Lady (1989-93)

William J. Clinton (1993-present), 42nd President

Hillary Rodham Clinton, First Lady (1993-present)

Portrait of Francois Andre Michaux

Ellen Glasgow

Zora Neale Hurston

Thomas Wolfe

Margaret Mitchell

Richard Wright

Eudora Welty

Carson McCullers

Flannery O'Connor

Tenant on East Sixty-first Street

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

Professor Albert Einstein

Einstein watches a radio demonstration

Professor Albert Einstein and Wife

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein at Palm Springs

Albert Einstein in the desert at Palm Springs

Dr. Albert Einstein

He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file...

A Desert Cahuilla Woman

Lummi Type

Princess Angeline

Hopi woman in bridal costume

A Navajo Smile

Cheyenne Girl

The Rush Gatherer--Arikara

Clayoquot Girl

Wife of Modoc Henry--Klamath

A Kato Woman

A Cree Woman

Woman and Child--Nunivak

Children were the pride, joy, beauty, and chief delight


Man carrying a small child

Pipe dreams


The fish dealer's daughter


Lillian Gish in TRUE HEART SUSIE

Frances Benjamin Johnston

Twenty-seven men and women (Johnston family)

White House grounds at the Easter egg roll

Portrait of Jacob Riis, journalist and photographer

Quentin Roosevelt and a playmate, Rosewell Flower Pinckney

Family portrait

Louisiana, Orleans County, New Orleans


Mrs. Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Booker T. Washington, half-length portrait, seated at desk, writing

Carl Van Vechten

Portrait of Diego Rivera

Portrait of Zora Neale Hurston

Portrait of Marian Anderson

Portrait of Joe Louis, Greenwood Lake

Portrait of Salvador Dali and Man Ray

Portrait of Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois

Portrait of Mabel Dodge Luhan

Portrait of Truman Capote

Portrait of Thomas Benton

Leontyne Price

John McCormack

Rosa Ponselle

Dorothy Maynor

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Castleton (vicinity), Vermont. Mr. Eliot H. Miller and his wife.

Farmer's wife

Vermont farmer

Oldest woman resident of Lincoln, Vermont

Wife of a dairy farmer

William Gaynor and two of his boys going home

Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan

Portrait of Gertrude Kasebier

Blessed Art Thou Among Women

Auguste Rodin

Samuel American Horse

Henry James

Edith Wharton

Stephen Crane

Jack London

Willa Cather

Sinclair Lewis

Robert Penn Warren

Barbara Stanwyck

Amiri Baraka, b. 1934

Clyde Fitch, 1865-1909

Thornton Wilder, 1897-1975

Eugene O'Neill, 1888-1953

Lillian Hellman, 1905-1984

Clifford Odets, 1906-1963

Paddy Chayefsky, 1923-1981

George S. Kaufman, 1889-1961 and Moss Hart, 1904-1961

Portrait of Unidentified U.S. Capitol Police Officer

Toyo Miyatake

Unidentified garage mechanic

Winner at the Delta County Fair

Juan Lopez

Migratory Worker


Negro boy near Cincinnati, Ohio

Maclovia Lopez

Portrait of a man

Portrait of a farm boy

Elizabeth Almoney

Floyd Burroughs

Jim Norris, homesteader

Mrs. F. Lathers

Howard Nemerov, Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry (1988-90)

Rita Dove, Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry (1993-95)

Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry (1997-98)

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Helen MacGowan Cooke picking California golden poppies

Mabel Cramer or Alta Rush

Portrait of Miss S. G.

Two women dressed in green seated at a table

American Indian from Acoma, New Mexico

Otis Skinner in KISMET

Two Isadora Duncan dancers

Lydia Mendoza

Rolling up a plate at Peters'


Group of Cowboys

Indian Cowboy

Montana Girl

Buck Taylor gives a lesson to his son Rex

Special artist, Alfred R. Waud, sketching the battlefield

Six photographs from the Philadelphia Photographic Salon

Portrait of Ethel Reed

A Holbein Woman

Portrait of Elbert Hubbard

Woman and Lilies

Portrait of Clarence H. White

Portrait of Robert Henri

The Lily Gatherer


At Dusk



The Manger




Breaker boys in Kohinor Mine, Shenandoah City, Pennsylvania

Students in the Reading Room of the Library of Congress

The Tuskegee Faculty Council, Tuskegee Institute

George Washington Carver, Tuskegee Institute

Booker T. Washington, Tuskegee Institute

George Grantham Bain, 1865-1944

Emma Goldman on a streetcar

How woman policeman would look making an arrest

'The Kill'--rats killed by ferrets

The Last of the Shinnecock Indians

Original Gala-Day Costume of the Penobscot Tribe

Navaho Silversmith

Portrait of Datsolalee

Eskimo Ivory Carver

Navajo Weavers

Hupa Female Shaman

Ute Women

Vice President Charles Curtis in the U.S. Senate

Chief Charlot and Family, Flathead Reserve

Charles Alexander Eastman

Ruth Muskrat, Cherokee writer and activist

Che-Tan-Keah (Big Foot)

Artist Anthony Velonis Poster-making

Unidentified sailor

African Americans bagging cotton

Claude McKay

Zora Neale Hurston

Arna (Arnaud) Wendell Bontemps

Ground crewman of the Red-Tailed Mustangs

Sojourner Truth

Frederick Douglass

Daniel A. P. Murray

Booker T. Washington

Ida B. Wells-Barnett

W. E. B. Du Bois

Nannie Helen Burroughs

Marcus Garvey

Paul Robeson

Marian Anderson

Josephine Baker

Thurgood Marshall

Richard Wright

Daisy Bates

Fannie Lou Hamer

Althea Gibson

Mercy Warren

Sarah Grimke

Angelina Grimke

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Susan B. Anthony

Ernestine Rose

Frances Wright

Louisa May Alcott

Emily Dickinson

Clara Barton

Elizabeth Blackwell

Belva Lockwood

Victoria C. Woodhull

Mary Harris 'Mother' Jones

Dorothea Dix

Jane Addams

Margaret Sanger

Bessie Smith

Amelia Earhart

Bessie Coleman

Mary McLeod Bethune

Madame C. J. Walker

Mary Cardwell Dawson

Ella Baker

Annie Jump Cannon

Grace Murray Hopper

Ida Tarbell

Lillian Smith

Isadora Duncan

Mae West

Anna May Wong

Fannie Lou Hamer

Kaiser Wilhelm (right) meets Franz Joseph

Czar Nicholas II and King George V of England

Lt. Raoul Lufbury

Mask for a wounded French soldier

President Woodrow Wilson and American officials

Christopher Columbus

Samuel de Champlain, 1567-1635

William Clark

Lieut. Z. M. Pike

John Charles Fremont

Matthew F. Maury

Thomas Jefferson

Lucy Stone

Cornelius Vanderbilt

Sam Houston

Winfield Scott

A Peddler

A Salesman

Four Shoemakers

A man pressing cloth with an iron

A Watchmaker

A woman with a broom

Five Clark Sisters

Gertrude Grossman, Roberta, and Mabel Bell as girls

Mabel Hubbard

Henry, Abigail, and Anna Adams

Mary Woodburn Greeley, mother of Horace Greeley

Children of Lt. Montgomery C. Meigs

Henry and William Pinkney Rodgers

Unidentified man with a cat

Teresa Truffi, opera singer and actress

Mathew B. Brady

San Diego, California. Putting up a new traffic signal.

Hollywood, California. Girl on the street.

El Centro, California (vicinity). Girls at the Imperial County Fair.

El Centro, California (vicinity). Girls at the Imperial County Fair.

Esmeralda County, Nevada

Tehama County, California. John Frost and his daughter.

Placer County, California. Wife of a fruit farmer.

Merrill, Klamath County, Oregon

Cowlitz County, Washington

Pacific Parachute Company, San Diego, California

San Francisco, California

Kern County, California

San Francisco, California

Lake Muroc, California

Redding, California. Newspaper extra on Dec. 7, 1941.

Shasta Dam, Shasta County, California

Lieutenant 'Mike' Hunter

Breaker Boys, Woodward Coal Mines, Kingston, Pa.


Boys at marine monument

Anna May Wong

Eugene and Carlotta O'Neill

H. L. Mencken

Bennett Cerf

Helen Morgan

Grace Moore

Laurette Taylor

Tallulah Bankhead

Georgia O'Keeffe

Christopher Isherwood and W. H. Auden

Giovanni Martinelli

Paul Cadmus

Kim Stanley

Zero Mostel

Jerome Robbins

Agnes DeMille

Melissa Hayden

Alexandra Danilova

Billie Holiday

Fannie Hurst

George M. Cohan

Luise Rainer

Ethel Waters

Lena Horne

Samuel Barber

Gore Vidal

Marlon Brando

Marianne Moore

Jane Bowles

Julie Harris

George Szell

Dizzy Gillespie

Beverly Sills

Lotte Lenya

Harold Arlen

Isadora Duncan

Col. Benjamin O. Davis, Air Base at Rametti, Italy

National League of Women Voters

General McClellan and Mrs. McClellan

Moscow Conference

Former slave Lucindy Lawrence Jurdon

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