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0010815
OREGON TRAIL EMIGRANTS.
The first season in Oregon of newly arrived emigrants. Wood engraving, American, 1878.
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0009282
GEORGE WASHINGTON (1732-1799).
1st President of the United States. 'Father, I cannot tell a lie: I cut the tree.' Depiction of Parson Weems' popular fiction of George Washington and the cherry tree. Engraving after a painting by George Gorgas White, 1867.
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0119066
VIRGINIA: MIGRANT WORKERS.
Barbed-wire enclosed barracks for migrant workers at the Webster Canning Company, Cheriton, Virginia. Photographed by Jack Delano, July 1940.
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0125069
WYOMING: IRRIGATION, c1915.
A group of men standing behind a barbed wire fence on a field in northern Wyoming that is being irrigated with waters from the Shoshone River as part of the Shoshone Reclamation Project. Photographed c1915.
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0325762
RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR, 1905.
Russian barrier and barbed wire blocking the road to the Japanese advance on Port Arthur, China, during the Russo-Japanese War. Stereograph, 1905.
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0410149
AD: FENCING, 1927.
American advertisement for Cyclone Fence, 1927.
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0116868
BERLIN WALL, 1988 AND 1998.
Top: Tourists looking over the Berlin Wall toward East Berlin and the Brandenburg Gate, 8 November 1988. Below: Same location photographed 13 April 1998. Full credit: Stiebing - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0410204
HIGH LINE, 2011.
Park built on a section of the former New York Central Railroad tracks running along the west side of Manhattan. Photograph, 2011. Full Credit: Hohlfeld / Ullstein Bild / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0045802
OLD-FASHIONED SCHOOLHOUSE.
Wood engraving, American, 19th century.
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0086902
BROOKLYN: DUTCH HOUSE.
The Cortelyou House, 1699, at what is now the corner of Fifth Avenue and Third Street, Brooklyn, New York. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0325761
RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR, 1905.
Russian barrier and barbed wire blocking the road to the Japanese advance on Port Arthur, China, during the Russo-Japanese War. Stereograph, 1905.
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CHICAGO: GARDEN, 1941.
An African American woman painting the fence of an outdoor garden on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois. Photograph by Edwin Rosskam, April 1941.
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MARIA TALLCHIEF (1925-2013).
Native American ballerina. Tallchief as a child. Photograph, c1935.
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0124345
ALASKA: LOG CABIN.
A girl standing in front of a log cabin in Fairbanks, Alaska. Photograph, c1900-1916.
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0108827
DEATH CAMP INMATES, 1940s.
Women inmates in a Nazi concentration camp during World War II, early 1940s.
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0108746
WWII: CHILD PRISONERS, 1944.
Russian children in a transit camp in Petrozadovsk, East Karelia, during World War II, with a sign on the fence threatening death to anyone who attempts to enter the camp or speak with the inmates. Photographed on 29 June 1944, one day after the withdrawal of the occupying Finnish forces who had interned them there.
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0090228
BICYCLE TOURISTS, 1896.
A group of bicycle tourists enjoying a ride through the countryside. Illustration by Arthur Burdett Frost, 1896.
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0056953
CARTOON: ISOLATION, 1916.
'Her Ideal American Citizen.' Cartoon on the Senate's opposition to American intervention in World War I. Cartoon by Luther D. Bradley, 1916.
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0121574
RUSSIA: PRISON, 1885.
Exterior view of the prison at Irkutsk, Siberia. Photographed in 1885.
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0114901
WHITE HOUSE: SUFFRAGETTES.
Women suffragettes picketing in front of the White House, Washington, D.C., 1917.
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0325525
SWIMMING POOL, 1942.
Bathers at the municipal pool in Washington D.C. Photograph by Marjory Collins, 1942.
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0116171
WOODROW WILSON (1856-1924).
28th President of the United States. Wilson (center, holding hat) photographed with fellow members of the Alligator Club while a student at Princeton University, 1877.
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0057741
LONDON: BUCKINGHAM HOUSE.
Buckingham House, London, England, as it appeared in 1775. Wood engraving, English, c1875.
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0088746
KNIGHTS: TRIAL BY COMBAT.
Engraving after a miniature in the 15th-century French manuscript of 'Ceremonies des gages de bataille.'
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0325896
ALPS: MONT BLANC, c1908.
Alpinists during the ascent of Mont Blanc. Stereograph, c1908.
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0168742
LYNDON BAINES JOHNSON
(1908-1973). 36th President of the United States. Photographed the day after his victory in the election of 1964, riding his horse, Lady B. on his ranch in Texas.
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0104778
OKAPI.
Photographed in 1941.
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0117580
ELLIS ISLAND: IMMIGRANTS.
Immigrants at Ellis Island, waiting for approval to enter the United States. Photograph, 1933.
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0091109
FEEDING LIVESTOCK, 1873.
A farmer feeding livestock hay. Wood engraving, American, 1873.
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0043845
TRIAL BY COMBAT.
A medieval trial by combat. Miniature from a 15th century manuscript.
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0000109
OLD-FASHIONED SCHOOLHOUSE.
Wood engraving, American, 19th century.
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0115513
TURKISH DIPLOMACY, 1939.
'Unwelcome Addresses.' A Nazi German duck attempts to woo Turkey in an English cartoon by Bernard Partridge from 'Punch,' 1939, commenting on the Turkish government's susceptibility to pressures to remain effectively neutral in World War II, notwithstanding its formal alliance with Britain and France. RESTRICTED OUTSIDE US.
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0185936
ELLIS ISLAND, c1945.
Athletic fields at Ellis Island, when it served as a detention and deportation processing center. Photograph, c1945.
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0121370
ELLIS ISLAND, 1902.
Detention pen on the roof of the main building where immigrants from Europe were held for deportation at Ellis Island in New York Harbor. Photograph, 1902.
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0420676
ART & ARCHITECTURE.
The Dzhuma-Dzhami Mosque, 1552, designed by the Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan (ca 1489-1588), Yevpatoria (Eupatoria), Crimea, Ukraine Full credit: De Agostini / W. Buss / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0420847
ART & ARCHITECTURE.
Traditional wooden house, Suzdal, Golden Ring, Russia. Full credit: De Agostini / W. Buss / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0010888
BATTLE OF STONY POINT, 1779.
American troops under General Anthony Wayne surprising and capturing the British garrison at Stony Point, New York, on 16 July 1779. Steel engraving, American, 1857.
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0087603
POULTRY YARD, 1847.
Wood engraving, English, 1847.
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0044679
ROOSEVELT CARTOON, c1906.
Cartoon, c1906, from the St. Paul 'Pioneer Press' on President Theodore Roosevelt's efforts to regulate the trusts by government control.
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0352887
WOMEN, c1910.
Portrait of two woman. Tintype, c1910.
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