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http://www.loc.gov/

The Library of Congress home page.  A great portal to image, video, and audio resources.

http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/catalog.html The online print catalogue

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/pp/pphome.html The collection of prints (see next page)

http://international.loc.gov/intldl/intldlhome.html World cultures & resources.

http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/portals.html Links to every country for in depth information.

http://corc.oclc.org/WebZ/XPathfinderQuery?sessionid=0:term=4764:xid=LCP search engines example of links to other authoritative sites.

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/ - online museum exhibits

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/lewisandclark/lewisandclark.html - examples

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/gadd/ - Gettysburg address, documents, photos

http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/swann/craws/ - cartoons and caricatures

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ccmphtml/index.html - Coca-cola history, ads

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/videomore.html#chart -- chart of video formats

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amviewer.html#qt&mpgfilm - general info.

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/film.html - format information and list (see below)

 

http://www.achievement.org Great interviews, movies, text from living authors, scientists, etc.

FindSounds
Search the Web for Sounds

 
http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/pagegen/galleryachieve.html -archive list

 

http://www.archive.org/movies/movies.php - Astonishing old clips, ads, ed films

http://www.archive.org - The “way-back” machine

http://www.findsounds.com/

http://www.freeplaymusic.com/

 

http://www.schoolhousevideo.org/

http://www.schoolhousevideo.org/vue/index.htm

http://www.schoolhousevideo.org/vue/jan04.htm

Video Archives

America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion Pictures from 1894-1915

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The American Variety Stage: Vaudeville and Popular Entertainment, 1870-1920

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Before and After the Great Earthquake and Fire: Early Films of San Francisco, 1897-1916

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Buckaroos in Paradise: Ranching Culture in Northern Nevada, 1945-1982

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Fifty Years of Coca-Cola Television Advertisements: Highlights from the Motion Picture Archives at the Library of Congress

 

 

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"I Do Solemnly Swear...": Presidential Inaugurations

 

 

 

Inside an American Factory: Films of the Westinghouse Works, 1904

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Inventing Entertainment: the Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies

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The Last Days of a President: Films of McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901

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The Life of a City: Early Films of New York, 1898-1906

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Origins of American Animation

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Prosperity and Thrift: The Coolidge Era and the Consumer Economy, 1921-1929

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The Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures

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Theodore Roosevelt: His Life and Times on Film

 

 

 

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1.      ABDUL HAMID II COLLECTION [ahii] -- about 1,819 photographs mounted in albums new
ca. 1880-1893. Photographic survey of the Ottoman Empire, showing educational, military, and other government facilities as well as historic sites. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

2.      AFRICAN AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHS ASSEMBLED FOR 1900 PARIS EXPOSITION [anedub] -- about 475 photographs (records being added)
ca. 1899. Photos gathered for use in the American Negro Exhibit at the Paris Exposition, consisting of portraits and scenes of education, work, and daily life. Includes more than 360 photos presented by W.E.B. Du Bois. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

3.      ANSEL ADAMS'S PHOTOGRAPHS OF JAPANESE-AMERICAN INTERNMENT AT MANZANAR [manz] -- 244 photographs
1943. Portraits, views of daily life, agricultural scenes, and sports and leisure activities. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

4.      ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN & ENGINEERING DRAWINGS [ade] -- About 38,500 drawings (ca. 3,700 catalog records).
1600-1989, bulk 1880-1940. Drawings, primarily for sites and structures in the U.S. (especially Washington, D.C.), as well as Europe and Mexico, mostly by American architects and architectural firms. Most cataloged in groups by project. (Note: Original materials are served by appointment.)
How much digitized? Some     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? No    Sample images

5.      BAIN COLLECTION [ggbain] -- about 1,200 photographs (selection from full collection; records being added)
ca. 1900-1931 (bulk). Photos produced and gathered by George Grantham Bain for his news photo service, including portraits and worldwide news events, but with special emphasis on life in New York City. Includes images in the Bain collection for which copy photos have been produced. More information
How much digitized? Most     Jpegs/tiffs display offsite? Yes    Sample images

6.      BASEBALL CARDS [ball] -- 2,100 baseball cards.
1887-1914. Baseball cards representing more than one thousand major and minor league ballplayers (primarily major league), from teams in thirteen identified leagues and seventy-five cities in the United States and Canada. (Note: Original materials are served by appointment.) More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

7.      BRADY-HANDY COLLECTION [brhc] -- about 5,000 glass negatives new
ca. 1860-1875 (bulk). Original glass plate negatives by Mathew Brady and Levin C. Handy studios; chiefly portraits of presidents, members of Congress, military and naval officers, justices of the Supreme Court, actors, artists, religious leaders, and other notables. Also includes views of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

8.      BRUMFIELD COLLECTION [brum] -- 916 slides.
1987-2000. Documents architectural heritage of pre-Soviet Russia, highlighting wooden buildings, and religious, commercial and industrial facilities, as well as some landscapes. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

9.      CABINET OF AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION [cai] -- About 4,000 drawings and prints.
1850-1930. Book and magazine illustrations and some graphic designs. (NOTE: Original drawings served only by appointment.) More information
How much digitized? Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? No    Sample images

10.   CARPENTER COLLECTION [ffcarp] -- about 1,600 photographs (selection from full collection; records being added)
ca. 1860-1934, bulk 1880-1924. Photos produced and gathered by Frank and Frances Carpenter to illustrate popular writings on world geography. Consists of photos in the Carpenter collection for which copy photos have been produced. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

11.   CARTOON DRAWINGS [cd] -- About 9,400 drawings.
1794-1994. Political, editorial, and humorous cartoons and caricatures by about 500 artists.
How much digitized? Many    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? No    Sample images

12.   CARTOON DRAWINGS (SWANN COLLECTION OF CARICATURE AND CARTOON) [swan] --About 2,000 drawings.
1780-1975 (chiefly 1930's). Cartoons, caricatures, and illustrations by various artists. (Note: Some original items are undergoing conservation and are unavailable for viewing.)
How much digitized? Some    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? No    Sample images

13.   CARTOON PRINTS, AMERICAN [cpam] -- About 700 prints.
ca. 1766-1876. Political satires, caricatures, and allegories printed in the U.S. More information
How much digitized? Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

14.   CASE BOOKS [casebk] -- about 2,000 books and serials
ca. 1557-2000. Books, serials and published, bound portfolios assigned to the Prints and Photographs Division because they contain original photographs, engravings, and other kinds of graphic materials.
How much digitized? None   

15.   CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS [cwp] -- About 7,000 photographs.
1861-1869. Photographs and glass plate negatives from the Civil War Photographs Collection. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

16.   CURTIS (EDWARD S.) COLLECTION [ecur] -- about 1,000 photographic prints (selection from full collection)
1890-1929. Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest, New Southwest, Great Basin, Great Plains, Plateau Region, California, and Alaska. Features studio and field photographs. Comprises only images in the collection for which copy photos have been produced. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

17.   DAGUERREOTYPES [dag] -- About 735 daguerreotypes.
1839-1864. Primarily portraits; also architectural views and works of art. More information
How much digitized? Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

18.   DETROIT PUBLISHING COMPANY [detr] -- About 28,200 glass negatives, glass transparencies, and color photomechanical prints.
1885-1930. Chiefly scenes in U.S. and Latin America, including landscapes, cityscapes, historic sites, architecture, vessels, industry, etc. More information
How much digitized? Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

19.   DRAWINGS (DOCUMENTARY) [dwgd] -- 2,464 drawings.
1783-1865. Primarily eyewitness sketches of Civil War scenes and events, including military personnel, battles, civilian activities, and landscapes. Also includes portraits, and American landscapes and structures from earlier periods.
How much digitized? Some     Jpegs/tiffs display offsite? Most do; a few do not    Sample images

20.   FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION/OFFICE OF WAR INFORMATION BLACK-AND-WHITE NEGATIVES [fsabw] -- About 171,000 negatives: includes all FSA, OWI, and OEM negatives (LC-USF33; LC-USF34; LC-USW3; LC-USE6).
1935-1945. Photos documenting rural and urban conditions and lifestyles in the U.S. and its territories; a few in Canada. Includes negatives the FSA/OWI did not print, many of which lack identifying information. More information
How much digitized? Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

21.   FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION/OFFICE OF WAR INFORMATION COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS [fsac] -- About 1,600 color transparencies.
1939-1944. U.S., Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands scenes showing work and home life, culture, and war industry. More information
How much digitized? All    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

22.   FENTON CRIMEAN WAR PHOTOGRAPHS [fenton] -- 263 photographs by Roger Fenton.
1855. Views of participants, landscapes and equipment. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

23.   FINE PRINTS [finepr] -- about 7,959 prints (selection from full collection; records being added)
ca. 1450-1997. Relief, intaglio, and planographic prints, and other print media by artists and printmakers from the U.S., Europe, Africa, Canada, Latin America, Australia, and Asia. More information
NOTE: pre-1915 Japanese fine prints are made available through a separate category.
How much digitized? Some    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? No    Sample images

24.   FINE PRINTS: JAPANESE, pre-1915 [jpd] -- about 300 prints and a few drawings (selection from full holdings)
1688-1915. Primarily woodcuts depicting actors, women, landscapes, scenes from Japanese literature and daily life, English and European visitors. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

25.   GENTHE COLLECTION [gen] -- About 15,600 negatives and 1,200 autochromes, lantern slides and transparencies by Arnold Genthe.
1896-1942. Includes studio portraits, dancers, San Francisco Chinatown scenes, and travel photos in the U.S. and abroad. More information
How much digitized? Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? No    Sample images

26.   GOTTSCHO-SCHLEISNER COLLECTION [gsc] -- About 29,300 negatives and slides.
ca. 1935-1955. Northeastern U.S. and Florida, emphasizing architecture. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

27.   GRABILL COLLECTION [grabill] -- 190 photographic prints.
ca. 1888-1892. Photographs by John C. H. Grabill of frontier life in South Dakota and Wyoming, including scenes of railroad construction, cowboys and miners, and the interactions between Native Americans and U.S. officials. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

28.   HISTORIC AMERICAN BUILDINGS SURVEY/HISTORIC AMERICAN ENGINEERING RECORD (HABS/HAER) [hh] -- Documentation for over 35,000 sites and structures.
ca. 1930- . Measured drawings, photographs, and written historical and architectural information for structures and sites dating from the 17th-20th centuries in the U.S. and its territories. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample documentation

29.   HORYDCZAK COLLECTION [hory] -- About 14,000 negatives.
1923-1959. U.S., especially Washington, D.C., showing architecture and daily life. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

30.   JOHNSTON (FRANCES BENJAMIN) COLLECTION [fbj] -- About 1,200 photographs (selection from full collection; records being added)
ca. 1850-1949, bulk 1897-1927. Photos produced and gathered by Frances Benjamin Johnston in the course of her career as a photojournalist, portrait and architectural photographer. Consists primarily of photos in the Johnston collection for which copy photos have been produced. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

31.   LAWRENCE & HOUSEWORTH COLLECTION [lawhou] - About 900 photographic prints
ca. 1862-1867. Stereographic halves from the series published as Gems of California Scenery showing major settlements, boom towns, placer and hydraulic mining operations, shipping and transportation routes, and scenic sites in northern California and western Nevada. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

32.   LOMAX COLLECTION [lomax] -- 400 photographs.
1934-ca. 1950. Snapshots documenting sound recording expeditions carried out by John Avery Lomax, Alan Lomax, and Ruby Terrill Lomax for the Archive of American Folk Song, including African American and Latino musicians, singers, and dancers, primarily in the southern United States and the Bahamas. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

33.   LOOK COLLECTION [look] -- 3.9 million photographs, negatives, and color transparencies (ca. 10,060 catalog records).
ca. 1951-1971. U.S. and international lifestyles, celebrities, and events, made for use in LOOK magazine.
How much digitized? None

34.   NATIONAL CHILD LABOR COMMITTEE COLLECTION [nclc] -- about 500 photographic prints (selection from full collection; records being added)
1908-1924. Photographs, primarily by Lewis Hine, focusing on children, showing workers, working and living conditions, and educational settings. Consists of a portion of the images from the collection for which copy photos have been produced. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

35.   NATIONAL PHOTO COMPANY COLLECTION [npco] -- about 1,700 photographs (selection from full collection; records being added)
ca. 1850-1945, bulk 1909-1932. Photos assembled by Herbert French, who supplied photographs of news events in Washington, D.C., to subscribers. Features portraits of presidents and celebrities and scenes of social life. Consists primarily of photos in the National Photo Company Collection for which copy photos have been produced. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

36.   PANORAMIC PHOTOGRAPHS [pano] -- 4,200 photographs.
1880-1930. U.S. and foreign sites, showing cities and towns, as well as events, industries, and group portraits. More information
How much digitized? Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

37.   PHOTOCHROM PRINTS [pchrom] -- about 5,900 items
ca. 1890-1905. People, architecture and sites in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

38.   POPULAR GRAPHIC ARTS [pga] -- about 9,940 prints (records being added)
1600-1943, bulk 1800-1890. Prints and illustrated broadsides of historical, graphic and/or documentary importance produced in the U.S. and abroad. More information
How much digitized? Many    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

39.   POSTERS: ARTIST POSTERS [pos] --About 1,700 posters selected from the Artist Poster filing series (records being added)
ca. 1840s-present. Posters notable for their design by artists (some unidentified) from all countries. Includes all subjects (e.g., documentary posters, travel and transportation, political propaganda, etc.). More information
How much digitized? Some    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? No    Sample images

40.   POSTERS: PERFORMING ARTS POSTERS [var] --About 2,100 posters.
1840-1936 (bulk 1879-1910). Posters from three collections: Theatrical Poster Collection (ca. 1,775 posters); Minstrel Poster Collection (ca. 175 posters); and Magic Poster Collection (ca. 150 posters).
How much digitized? Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

41.   POSTERS: SPANISH CIVIL WAR POSTERS [spcw] -- 124 posters.
1936-1939. Posters sponsored by Republican and anti-Republican groups, trade unions, Catalonian nationalists, and international factions, on themes relating to the causes, conduct, and consequences of the civil war.
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? No    Sample images

42.   POSTERS: WORLD WAR I POSTERS [wwipos] -- about 1,484 posters
1914-1920. American and French posters supporting the war effort. (Note: Some posters will also be retrieved when searching Posters: Artist Posters).
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

43.   POSTERS: WPA POSTERS [wpapos] -- About 900 posters.
1936-1943. Posters produced by various branches of the WPA to publicize exhibits, community activities, theatrical productions, and health and educational programs in seventeen states and the District of Columbia. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

44.   POSTERS: YANKER POSTER COLLECTION [yan] -- About 3,500 items.
1927-1980, bulk 1965-1980. Political, propaganda and social issue posters, handbills, and a few bumper stickers, produced in the U.S. and about 50 other countries. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? No   Sample images

45.   PROKUDIN-GORSKII COLLECTION [prok] -- About 1,900 glass plate negatives by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii using three-part color separation technique, with about 100 modern digital color renderings and approximately 2,400 prints mounted in fourteen albums.
1909-1915. Photographic survey of the Russian Empire, showing people, religious architecture, historic sites, industry and agriculture, public works construction, water and railway transportation routes, villages and cities. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

46.   TISSANDIER COLLECTION [tisc] -- about 420 prints, drawings and photographs (selection from full collection)new
1773-1909, bulk 1780-1880. Pictures documenting the early history of aeronautics, with an emphasis on balloon flight. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

47.   VAN VECHTEN COLLECTION [vanv] -- About 1,400 photographs by Carl Van Vechten.
1932-1964. U.S. -- includes portraits of celebrities, especially artists, entertainers, and authors, including African Americans active in these fields. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

48.   WORLD'S TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION [wtc] -- 584 lantern slides and 297 photographic prints.
1894-1896. Asia, Australia, and Oceania, showing scenes and sites, with an emphasis on transportation systems. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

49.   WRIGHT BROTHERS NEGATIVES [Wright] -- 303 negatives
1897-1928. Photos, mostly taken by the Wright brothers to document their new flying machines, including views of their laboratory, engines, models, experimental planes, runways, flights, accidents, as well as portraits, buildings and landscapes. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

50.   ITEMS IN HIGH DEMAND (MISCELLANEOUS) [item] -- About 56,385 prints, photographs, and drawings cataloged since 1989--successor to Biographical and Subject card indexes; (records being added)
1500's - 1980's. Most are items for which copy photography has been requested.

How much digitized?
Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? A few do; most do not   Sample images

51.   GROUPS OF IMAGES IN HIGH DEMAND (MISCELLANEOUS) [grp] -- About 1,121 groups of prints, photographs, and drawings cataloged since 1986 (successor to Divisional Catalog) ; records being added)
Images date from 1800's-1960's. Includes LOT records describing groups of images, most of which are kept in storage areas and can be requested using call slips. Examples: groups of images relating to Native Americans, groups of images from the records of the NAACP.
How much digitized? Catalog records provide links to some item records/images

52.   COPY PHOTOS WITHOUT CATALOG RECORDS [cphx] -- About 72,000 items (prints, photographs, and drawings)
Digitized copy negatives and copy transparencies (reproduction numbers beginning with LC-USZ...), for which online catalog records may not yet exist. Search by reproduction numbers, which can be obtained from some publications, as well as manual files in the Prints and Photographs Reading Room.
How much digitized? Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? No   

 

 
Text Box: 1. CARTOON PRINTS, AMERICAN [cpam] -- About 700 prints.
ca. 1766-1876. Political satires, caricatures, and allegories printed in the U.S. More information
How much digitized? Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images
2. CASE BOOKS [casebk] -- about 2,000 books and serials
ca. 1557-2000. Books, serials and published, bound portfolios assigned to the Prints and Photographs Division because they contain original photographs, engravings, and other kinds of graphic materials. 
How much digitized? None    
3. CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS [cwp] -- About 7,000 photographs. 
1861-1869. Photographs and glass plate negatives from the Civil War Photographs Collection. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images
4. CURTIS (EDWARD S.) COLLECTION [ecur] -- about 1,000 photographic prints (selection from full collection) 
1890-1929. Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest, New Southwest, Great Basin, Great Plains, Plateau Region, California, and Alaska. Features studio and field photographs. Comprises only images in the collection for which copy photos have been produced. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images
5. DAGUERREOTYPES [dag] -- About 735 daguerreotypes.
1839-1864. Primarily portraits; also architectural views and works of art. More information
How much digitized? Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images
6. DETROIT PUBLISHING COMPANY [detr] -- About 28,200 glass negatives, glass transparencies, and color photomechanical prints.
1885-1930. Chiefly scenes in U.S. and Latin America, including landscapes, cityscapes, historic sites, architecture, vessels, industry, etc. More information
How much digitized? Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images
7. DRAWINGS (DOCUMENTARY) [dwgd] -- 2,464 drawings.
1783-1865. Primarily eyewitness sketches of Civil War scenes and events, including military personnel, battles, civilian activities, and landscapes. Also includes portraits, and American landscapes and structures from earlier periods.
How much digitized? Some     Jpegs/tiffs display offsite? Most do; a few do not    Sample images
8. FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION/OFFICE OF WAR INFORMATION BLACK-AND-WHITE NEGATIVES [fsabw] -- About 171,000 negatives: includes all FSA, OWI, and OEM negatives (LC-USF33; LC-USF34; LC-USW3; LC-USE6).
1935-1945. Photos documenting rural and urban conditions and lifestyles in the U.S. and its territories; a few in Canada. Includes negatives the FSA/OWI did not print, many of which lack identifying information. More information
How much digitized? Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images
9. FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION/OFFICE OF WAR INFORMATION COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS [fsac] -- About 1,600 color transparencies.
1939-1944. U.S., Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands scenes showing work and home life, culture, and war industry. More information
How much digitized? All    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images
10. FENTON CRIMEAN WAR PHOTOGRAPHS [fenton] -- 263 photographs by Roger Fenton.
1855. Views of participants, landscapes and equipment. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images
11. FINE PRINTS [finepr] -- about 7,959 prints (selection from full collection; records being added) 
ca. 1450-1997. Relief, intaglio, and planographic prints, and other print media by artists and printmakers from the U.S., Europe, Africa, Canada, Latin America, Australia, and Asia. More information
NOTE: pre-1915 Japanese fine prints are made available through a separate category.
How much digitized? Some    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? No    Sample images
12. FINE PRINTS: JAPANESE, pre-1915 [jpd] -- about 300 prints and a few drawings (selection from full holdings)
1688-1915. Primarily woodcuts depicting actors, women, landscapes, scenes from Japanese literature and daily life, English and European visitors. More information
13. 
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images
14. GENTHE COLLECTION [gen] -- About 15,600 negatives and 1,200 autochromes, lantern slides and transparencies by Arnold Genthe.
1896-1942. Includes studio portraits, dancers, San Francisco Chinatown scenes, and travel photos in the U.S. and abroad. More information
How much digitized? Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? No    Sample images
15. GOTTSCHO-SCHLEISNER COLLECTION [gsc] -- About 29,300 negatives and slides. 
ca. 1935-1955. Northeastern U.S. and Florida, emphasizing architecture. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images
GRABILL COLLECTION [grabill] -- 190 photographic prints. 
ca. 1888-1892. Photographs by John C. H. Grabill of frontier life in South Dakota and Wyoming, including scenes of railroad construction, cowboys and miners, and the interactions between Native Americans and U.S. officials. More information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.      POPULAR GRAPHIC ARTS [pga] -- about 9,940 prints (records being added)
1600-1943, bulk 1800-1890. Prints and illustrated broadsides of historical, graphic and/or documentary importance produced in the U.S. and abroad. More information
How much digitized? Many    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

2.      POSTERS: ARTIST POSTERS [pos] --About 1,700 posters selected from the Artist Poster filing series (records being added)
ca. 1840s-present. Posters notable for their design by artists (some unidentified) from all countries. Includes all subjects (e.g., documentary posters, travel and transportation, political propaganda, etc.). More information
How much digitized? Some    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? No    Sample images

3.      POSTERS: PERFORMING ARTS POSTERS [var] --About 2,100 posters.
1840-1936 (bulk 1879-1910). Posters from three collections: Theatrical Poster Collection (ca. 1,775 posters); Minstrel Poster Collection (ca. 175 posters); and Magic Poster Collection (ca. 150 posters).
How much digitized? Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

4.      POSTERS: SPANISH CIVIL WAR POSTERS [spcw] -- 124 posters.
1936-1939. Posters sponsored by Republican and anti-Republican groups, trade unions, Catalonian nationalists, and international factions, on themes relating to the causes, conduct, and consequences of the civil war.
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? No    Sample images

5.      POSTERS: WORLD WAR I POSTERS [wwipos] -- about 1,484 posters
1914-1920. American and French posters supporting the war effort. (Note: Some posters will also be retrieved when searching Posters: Artist Posters).
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

6.      POSTERS: WPA POSTERS [wpapos] -- About 900 posters.
1936-1943. Posters produced by various branches of the WPA to publicize exhibits, community activities, theatrical productions, and health and educational programs in seventeen states and the District of Columbia. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

7.      POSTERS: YANKER POSTER COLLECTION [yan] -- About 3,500 items.
1927-1980, bulk 1965-1980. Political, propaganda and social issue posters, handbills, and a few bumper stickers, produced in the U.S. and about 50 other countries. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? No   Sample images

8.      PROKUDIN-GORSKII COLLECTION [prok] -- About 1,900 glass plate negatives by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii using three-part color separation technique, with about 100 modern digital color renderings and approximately 2,400 prints mounted in fourteen albums.
1909-1915. Photographic survey of the Russian Empire, showing people, religious architecture, historic sites, industry and agriculture, public works construction, water and railway transportation routes, villages and cities. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

9.      TISSANDIER COLLECTION [tisc] -- about 420 prints, drawings and photographs (selection from full collection)new
1773-1909, bulk 1780-1880. Pictures documenting the early history of aeronautics, with an emphasis on balloon flight. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

10.   VAN VECHTEN COLLECTION [vanv] -- About 1,400 photographs by Carl Van Vechten.
1932-1964. U.S. -- includes portraits of celebrities, especially artists, entertainers, and authors, including African Americans active in these fields. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

11.   WORLD'S TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION [wtc] -- 584 lantern slides and 297 photographic prints.
1894-1896. Asia, Australia, and Oceania, showing scenes and sites, with an emphasis on transportation systems. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

12.   WRIGHT BROTHERS NEGATIVES [Wright] -- 303 negatives
1897-1928. Photos, mostly taken by the Wright brothers to document their new flying machines, including views of their laboratory, engines, models, experimental planes, runways, flights, accidents, as well as portraits, buildings and landscapes. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

13.   ITEMS IN HIGH DEMAND (MISCELLANEOUS) [item] -- About 56,385 prints, photographs, and drawings cataloged since 1989--successor to Biographical and Subject card indexes; (records being added)
1500's - 1980's. Most are items for which copy photography has been requested.

How much digitized?
Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? A few do; most do not   Sample images

14.   GROUPS OF IMAGES IN HIGH DEMAND (MISCELLANEOUS) [grp] -- About 1,121 groups of prints, photographs, and drawings cataloged since 1986 (successor to Divisional Catalog) ; records being added)
Images date from 1800's-1960's. Includes LOT records describing groups of images, most of which are kept in storage areas and can be requested using call slips. Examples: groups of images relating to Native Americans, groups of images from the records of the NAACP.
How much digitized? Catalog records provide links to some item records/images

15.   COPY PHOTOS WITHOUT CATALOG RECORDS [cphx] -- About 72,000 items (prints, photographs, and drawings)
Digitized copy negatives and copy transparencies (reproduction numbers beginning with LC-USZ...), for which online catalog records may not yet exist. Search by reproduction numbers, which can be obtained from some publications, as well as manual files in the Prints and Photographs Reading Room.
How much digitized? Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? No   

 

 

1.      GENTHE COLLECTION [gen] -- About 15,600 negatives and 1,200 autochromes, lantern slides and transparencies by Arnold Genthe. 1896-1942. Includes studio portraits, dancers, San Francisco Chinatown scenes, and travel photos in the U.S. and abroad. More information
How much digitized? Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? No    Sample images

2.      GOTTSCHO-SCHLEISNER COLLECTION [gsc] -- About 29,300 negatives and slides.
ca. 1935-1955. Northeastern U.S. and Florida, emphasizing architecture. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

3.      GRABILL COLLECTION [grabill] -- 190 photographic prints.
ca. 1888-1892. Photographs by John C. H. Grabill of frontier life in South Dakota and Wyoming, including scenes of railroad construction, cowboys and miners, and the interactions between Native Americans and U.S. officials. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

4.      HISTORIC AMERICAN BUILDINGS SURVEY/HISTORIC AMERICAN ENGINEERING RECORD (HABS/HAER) [hh] -- Documentation for over 35,000 sites and structures.
ca. 1930- . Measured drawings, photographs, and written historical and architectural information for structures and sites dating from the 17th-20th centuries in the U.S. and its territories. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample documentation

5.      HORYDCZAK COLLECTION [hory] -- About 14,000 negatives.
1923-1959. U.S., especially Washington, D.C., showing architecture and daily life. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

6.      JOHNSTON (FRANCES BENJAMIN) COLLECTION [fbj] -- About 1,200 photographs (selection from full collection; records being added)
ca. 1850-1949, bulk 1897-1927. Photos produced and gathered by Frances Benjamin Johnston in the course of her career as a photojournalist, portrait and architectural photographer. Consists primarily of photos in the Johnston collection for which copy photos have been produced. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

7.      LAWRENCE & HOUSEWORTH COLLECTION [lawhou] - About 900 photographic prints
ca. 1862-1867. Stereographic halves from the series published as Gems of California Scenery showing major settlements, boom towns, placer and hydraulic mining operations, shipping and transportation routes, and scenic sites in northern California and western Nevada. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

8.      LOMAX COLLECTION [lomax] -- 400 photographs.
1934-ca. 1950. Snapshots documenting sound recording expeditions carried out by John Avery Lomax, Alan Lomax, and Ruby Terrill Lomax for the Archive of American Folk Song, including African American and Latino musicians, singers, and dancers, primarily in the southern United States and the Bahamas. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

9.      LOOK COLLECTION [look] -- 3.9 million photographs, negatives, and color transparencies (ca. 10,060 catalog records).
ca. 1951-1971. U.S. and international lifestyles, celebrities, and events, made for use in LOOK magazine.
How much digitized? None

10.   NATIONAL CHILD LABOR COMMITTEE COLLECTION [nclc] -- about 500 photographic prints (selection from full collection; records being added)
1908-1924. Photographs, primarily by Lewis Hine, focusing on children, showing workers, working and living conditions, and educational settings. Consists of a portion of the images from the collection for which copy photos have been produced. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

11.   NATIONAL PHOTO COMPANY COLLECTION [npco] -- about 1,700 photographs (selection from full collection; records being added)
ca. 1850-1945, bulk 1909-1932. Photos assembled by Herbert French, who supplied photographs of news events in Washington, D.C., to subscribers. Features portraits of presidents and celebrities and scenes of social life. Consists primarily of photos in the National Photo Company Collection for which copy photos have been produced. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

12.   PANORAMIC PHOTOGRAPHS [pano] -- 4,200 photographs.
1880-1930. U.S. and foreign sites, showing cities and towns, as well as events, industries, and group portraits. More information
How much digitized? Most    Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

13.   PHOTOCHROM PRINTS [pchrom] -- about 5,900 items
ca. 1890-1905. People, architecture and sites in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. More information
How much digitized? All     Jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress? Yes    Sample images

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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