Our holdings include hundreds of glass and film negatives/transparencies that we've scanned ourselves; in addition, many other photos on this site were extracted from reference images (high-resolution tiffs) in the Library of Congress research archive. (To query the database click here.) They are adjusted, restored and reworked by your webmaster in accordance with his aesthetic sensibilities before being downsized and turned into the jpegs you see here. All of these images (including "derivative works") are protected by copyright laws of the United States and other jurisdictions and may not be sold, reproduced or otherwise used for commercial purposes without permission.
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Taken in December 1908. My wife's great-great-uncle was deployed there. View full size.
Christmas dinner, December 1908 Co.1 SC Cuba. My wife's great-great-uncle was deployed there. View full size.
Students of the one-room school house in Mulberry Gap, Tennessee in 1918. View full size.
Two kids enjoying sitting outside on a beautiful day. From my negatives collection. View full size.
From my collection, such an awesome picture I think. I am thinking it's moonlight, but I could be wrong. View full size.
The General Motors Pavilion at the New York World's Fair in 1940. One of a series of Kodachromes taken by my great-grandfather, who was a photofinisher in Washington, D.C. View full size.
1905 Posse organized to find and arrest a murderer near Michigan Bluff in Placer County, California. Left to right: Coroner W.A. Shepard (also the editor of the Placer Herald); District Attorney Lowell; Sheriff Charles Keena; and Undersheriff Charles Henry Adams. This photograph is in the collection of the Placer County Museums. View full size.