Iowa Seed Co., 29th Annual Catalogue, 1899, Front Cover
Month: May 2009
Portrait of Samuel Finley Breese Morse Samuel Morse sent the first telegraphic message 165 years ago today. The Libraries has many portraits of Morse in its digital collection, Scientific Identity: more »
The Libraries' exhibition, Picturing Words: The Power of Book Illustration is currently on view in the National Museum of American History. One of the items featured in the exhibition is more »
The Fisheries of Gloucester from the first catch by the English in 1623, to the centennial year, 1876, , Print advertisement for John Pew & Son, dealers in fish and more »
James M. Shanahan, New York, NY, Illustrated Catalogue of Undertakers’ Hardware and Trimmings with separate price list The Illustrated Catalogue of Undertakers’ Hardware and Trimmings by James M. Shanahan includes more »
Lucky Lindy took off in the "Spirit of St. Louis" from Roosevelt Airfield, Long Island, New York, and landed 33 hours, 30 minutes later at Le Bourget, Paris, France. The more »
Grab some popcorn and enjoy. The soundtrack is the Smithsonian Polka.