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Loud 14, Dr. Hereford (second from left), G. Dallas Hanna (right), and two other men in front of Doctor's house with St. Paul Church of Saints Peter and Paul in background, ca. 1886

Loud 14, Dr. Hereford (second from left), G. Dallas Hanna (right), and...

Photographs and Charts of Treasury Agent Abial P. Loud

Men Lined up with Horses. Barn in Background
Canning Kitchen 301 with Cottage in Background
Man with Horse, Buildings in Background
Soldier Creek Garden - People Working in Background
Canning Kitchen with Hen House in Background
Canning Kitchen with Cottage in Background
Plan 125 and 124 in Background
Man with Horse, Barn in Background
Charles Bordeau Goats, Car and House in Background
Plan 125 with 124 in Background
Canning Kitchen 301 with Cottage in Background
Canning Kitchen with Cottage 124 in Background
Cottage 2, Cottage 1 in Background Looking Northeast
Men Hoeing, Playground Equipment in Background
Man with Horse; Building in Background
As fires rage in the background, the newly of San Francisco gather at Union Square. The tall steel skeleton, then known as the Union League Building, was under construction at the time of the earthquake, later finished, and still standing on Geary Street. The Butler Building at right, also under construction at the time. Its walls peeled away during the earthquake and killed several people in buildings adjoining the structure. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000...

As fires rage in the background, the newly of San Francisco gather at ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: As fires rage in the background, the newly homeless of San Francisco gather at Union Square. The tall steel skeleton, then known... more

Women With Child And St Paul Church In Background

Women With Child And St Paul Church In Background

Pribilof Islands Glass Plate Negatives

Carrying wounded British soldier to a dressing station. Near Zuydschoote, Belgium. German pill-box in background. 8-17-1917
Major General John F. O'Ryan, U.S.A. with British officers near Langemarch, Belgium. German prisoners in background. 9-12-1917
Ruins of a factory in foreground with the town of Kut in background. Photograph taken during the Mesopotamian campaign
Commodore Brand, British Navy, receiving Admiral Strauss, U.S.N., aboard his flagship. Admiral Rodman, U.S.N., standing in center background
Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal - Edgewood Arsenal, Kingsport Branch, Kingsport, Tennessee.  Administration building in foreground, barracks in background

Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal - Edgewood Arsena...

Date Taken: 8/12/1918 Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - Hauling down prepartory to returning balloon to hangar which is seen in background

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - Hauling down prepartory to returning bal...

Date Taken: 05/0/1918 Photographer: Hdqrs. Balloon Detch. Fort Sill, Oklahoma Balloons - Hangars and Beds

Ceremonies - France - Crowd celebrating signing of armistice with Germany, Nov. 11, 1918. Show's in background row of captured German airplanes ranged along the Terrace of the Tuilleries

Ceremonies - France - Crowd celebrating signing of armistice with Germ...

Photographer: American Red Cross Ceremonies - France

Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918 - Memorial Day, U.S., France. A.E.F. National Cemetery at Romagne, France, May 30, 1919, showing in background stand from which General Pershing addressed the audience

Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918 - Memorial Day, U.S., Fr...

Photographer: American Red Cross Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918

Camouflage - Experiments - Experimental station for testing camouflage designs. Testing dazzle painting or camouflage for ships. The minature ship is placed in position with screen of water in background. The expert then looks through periscope and fires a small gun at ship, if he misses the camouflage is successful, if not a new one is tried

Camouflage - Experiments - Experimental station for testing camouflage...

Date Taken: 2/10/1919 Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Camouflage - Experiments

Camouflage - Artillery - A camouflage gun in a camouflage town. A large part of the camouflage corps of the U.S. Army were made up of experienced moving picture men. A company of full strength was recruited from willing volunteers in Los Angeles, Cal., among the moving picture specialists. A demonstration held in one of the great Los Angeles studios was a revelation of what camouflage means when it is done by expert movie men. Photo shows instructing officer giving orders to camouflage the huge gun. The background, including houses, etc., are all camouflage

Camouflage - Artillery - A camouflage gun in a camouflage town. A larg...

Photographer: International Film Service Camouflage - Artillery

Airplanes - Engines - Motor manufacture. Lincoln Motor Co., Plant. Detroit, Michigan. View from top of power plant towards office building showing heat-treat plant on left in foreground, warehouse in center, and main building on right and in background, with the roof of the office building showing above "L" of main building

Airplanes - Engines - Motor manufacture. Lincoln Motor Co., Plant. Det...

Photographer: Lincoln Motor Co. Airplanes - Engines

American Red Cross - Refreshments - Enroute - Milan Inauguration of Rolling Canteen Duomo in background

American Red Cross - Refreshments - Enroute - Milan Inauguration of Ro...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Refreshments - Enroute

Ceremonies - Demobilization - 27th Parade in Brooklyn. View looking up Prospect Park West from 1st St. Memorial Arch in background

Ceremonies - Demobilization - 27th Parade in Brooklyn. View looking up...

Photographer: Paul Thompson Ceremonies - Demobilization

Artists - Dana Pond is painting a series of war portraits. The first to be completed is Gen. Tasker H. Bliss. This photograph of General Bliss and artist happened to be made so that it has a background of one of the Bersailles paintings showing Napoleon at the battle of Wagram. This is the first time that any artist has been permitted to paint in the Palace. Dana Pond, the New York Artist, who has been a regular visitor to Italy and France for the past 20 years, isn ow enlisted in the Red Cross

Artists - Dana Pond is painting a series of war portraits. The first t...

Date Taken: 01/0/1919 Photographer: American Red Cross Artists

American Red Cross - Junior Red Cross - Zuni Junior Red Cross 300 strong right wing of Cross girls in native costume. Background of ancient pueblo houses

American Red Cross - Junior Red Cross - Zuni Junior Red Cross 300 stro...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Junior Red Cross

Colleges and Universities - Amherst University, Massachusetts - Students - Reserve Officers Training Corps, Amherst College Unit, Amherst, Massachusetts.  Students in Battalion formation, College Hall in background

Colleges and Universities - Amherst University, Massachusetts - Studen...

Colleges and Universities - Amherst University, Massachusetts - Students

Camouflage - Soldiers Training - A German "snow shoe patrol." The mountain fighting in which Germans are engaged has made it necessary to draw upon those Germans who are used to snow shoes. This photograph shows a patrol garbed in white clothes to make him invisible against the white background in the Vosges Mountains

Camouflage - Soldiers Training - A German "snow shoe patrol." The moun...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Camouflage - Soldiers Training

Ceremonies - Independence Day Parades (All States) - Manufacturing war materials for the government. Cylinder finishing department float of Harrisburg Pipe & Pipe Bending Co., Harrisburg, PA. Fourth of July parade, 1918. Tallest cylinders on left used by United States and French Armies as nitrogen containers for balloon service; smaller cylinders in background, as gas and liquid containers; small cylinders in foreground used in trench warfare service, to sound alarm of gas attack by enemy, a horn being applied to valve opening, and compressed air allowed to escape through horn. Red Cross Oxygen cylinders were used in all Army and Navy Hospitals

Ceremonies - Independence Day Parades (All States) - Manufacturing war...

Photographer: Harrisburg Chamber Commerce Ceremonies - Independence Day Parades (All States)

Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal and Others - Manufacturing 75 mm gas shells.  Oil gas heating furnace in background

Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal and Others - Manu...

Original Caption: Manufacturing 75 mm gas shells. Oil gas heating furnace in background. Nagel pneumatic hammers for forming nose on 75 mm gas shells in foreground. The pneumatic hammer has a capacity of 100... more

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - Headquarters Balloon Detachment, Post Field, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Hauling down preparatory to returning balloon to hangar, which can be seen in background

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - Headquarters Balloon Detachment, Post Fi...

Date Taken: 04/0/1918 Photographer: Photo Dept. Fort Sill Balloons - Hangars and Beds

American Library Association - O through R - An interior of the Library Building. In the center background may be seen a bulletin board with a  war map mounted therin which is being studied by a lieutenant seated in front of it. The battle line is shown each day by lines of colored tacks. Camp Doniphan

American Library Association - O through R - An interior of the Librar...

Photographer: American Library Association American Library Association - O through R

Boy's Activities - War Work - Boy Scouts of Hammond, Lake County, Indiana, picking Oakum for the Red Cross. Shows their leader Col. Le Hrand T. Meyer in background

Boy's Activities - War Work - Boy Scouts of Hammond, Lake County, Indi...

Photographer: Hammond, Indiana Boy's Activities - War Work

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - Tin Ford who works for Junior Red Cross Orchestra Chinese, J.R.C. Draftman in background

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - Tin Ford who works for Junior Red...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Miscellaneous

Erection of Storage Battery Building Containing 2949 in Foreground, Alterations to Roof of Building Number 44 Background, Looking East

Erection of Storage Battery Building Containing 2949 in Foreground, Al...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Erection of Storage Battery Building Containing 2949 in Foreground, Alterations to Roof of Building Number 44 Background, Looking East

Erection of Storage Battery Building Containing 2949 in Foreground, Al...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Photograph of Conditions in the White Pine Hardwood Type Showing White Pine Seed Tree in Background

Photograph of Conditions in the White Pine Hardwood Type Showing White...

Original caption: Panel picture of conditions in the white pine -- hardwoods type showing white pine seed tree in background and stand of aspen and birch that followed the cutting of the pine 15 years ago. Hist... more

Barn & Shed with Windmill in Background

Barn & Shed with Windmill in Background

Pine Ridge Agency: Miscellaneous Photographs

Windmill and Tank with Log Cabin in Background

Windmill and Tank with Log Cabin in Background

Pine Ridge Agency: Miscellaneous Photographs

The blackboard in the old Radiation Lab recorded many important moments, including the first beam from the 60-inch cyclotron. Dees hanging on wall in background taken June 10, 1939. Morgue 1944-77 (P-1); Cooksey 16; Morgue1944-77 (P-1). See XBD9606-02746.tif (cropped version) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

The blackboard in the old Radiation Lab recorded many important moment...

Photographs Documenting Scientists, Special Events, and Nuclear Research Facilities, Instruments, and Projects at the Berkeley Lab

Sinclair Lewis (Noble prize for literature 1930, left), Herbert Evans (Berkeley medical researcher, center), and Ernest Orlando Lawrence (right), taken April 8, 1940. 184-inch cyclotron charcoal drawings by S.L. Berger in background. Principal Investigator/Project: Analog Conversion Project [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Sinclair Lewis (Noble prize for literature 1930, left), Herbert Evans ...

Photographs Documenting Scientists, Special Events, and Nuclear Research Facilities, Instruments, and Projects at the Berkeley Lab

Photograph of Kekekabic Knife Lake Country

Photograph of Kekekabic Knife Lake Country

Original caption: Kekekabic Knife Lake country. Kekekabic Lake in foreground, Knife Lake in background with Pickle, Spoon and Portage Lakes between. Canada in far background. Kawishiwi Ranger District. Histori... more

Photograph of South Arm of Knife Lake

Photograph of South Arm of Knife Lake

Original caption: South arm of Knife Lake in the foreground. North Arm in background, Canada in far background. Kawishiwi Ranger District. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Uncut Stand in Background

Photograph of Uncut Stand in Background

Original caption: Note uncut stand in background. Stands of this age will yield about fifteen four foot cords of pulpwood per acre, or a maximum of about 2500 bd. ft. sawlogs and 10-12 cords of pulp. If $3.00 i... more

Photograph of the Capsized USS Utah and the USS Raleigh in the Background after the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor

Photograph of the Capsized USS Utah and the USS Raleigh in the Backgro...

Original caption: The capsized USS Utah (AG16), and the USS Raleigh (CL7) in the background after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7 1941. General Photographic File of t... more

[Man in the middle of street.  Dead person behind him and what looks like smoke in background. ] [Hermansky]
Aerial view of Lawrence Berkeley Lab with Memorial Stadium in foreground and 184-inch cyclotron in background, taken April 30, 1946. Principal Investigator/Project: Analog Conversion Project [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Aerial view of Lawrence Berkeley Lab with Memorial Stadium in foregrou...

Photographs Documenting Scientists, Special Events, and Nuclear Research Facilities, Instruments, and Projects at the Berkeley Lab

Photograph of Aerial View of Ensign Lake

Photograph of Aerial View of Ensign Lake

Original caption: Aerial view looking northeast across a bay on the north shore of Ensign Lake showing Triangle Lake, Frog Lake and Carp Lake with Canada in the background. The international Boundary Canoe Rou... more

Photograph of Aerial View of Horse Lake

Photograph of Aerial View of Horse Lake

Original caption: Aerial view looking northeast across the north end of Horse Lake (foreground) with Section 16 Lake in the left background & portion of Crooked Lake directly south of Pictured Rocks in the righ... more

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Photograph of Slide Along the Recreational Road

Photograph of Slide Along the Recreational Road

Original caption: This is a slide along the recreational road at Vesuvius. Roadbed is shown in the lower left foreground and Regional Engineer M.B. Arthur in the distant background to the left of the picture an... more

Physics graduate students Tommy Elioff (left) and Louis Agnew (right) placing a beryllium absorber in the first focus of the antiproton magnetic channel to partially separate antiprotons from the meson background, taken February 1958. Morgue 1958-29 (P-2) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

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Photographs Documenting Scientists, Special Events, and Nuclear Research Facilities, Instruments, and Projects at the Berkeley Lab

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