Women soldering cable eyes, 1919

Women soldering cable eyes, 1919

Women workers soldering cable eyes at a naval aircraft factory in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on February 17, 1919.

Space-suited Mickey Mouse greets crews of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Pro...

Space-suited Mickey Mouse greets crews of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project mission, 1975

A space-suited Mickey Mouse greets the Soviet and American crews of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project mission to Disney World. The crews made a side-trip to Disney World during a three-day inspection tour of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, February 10, 1975. The crew members are, left to right, cosmonaut Valeriy N. Kubasov, engineer on the Soviet […]

Women and girls reading near a swingset, 1910

Women and girls reading near a swingset, 1910

Women and girls reading near swingset where younger children are suspended in hammock-like swings, July 1910.

Giants dumping ‘Gatorade’ on Reagan, 1987

Giants dumping ‘Gatorade’ on Reagan, 1987

New York Giants football player Harry Carson dumping “Gatorade” (popcorn) on President Reagan while Nancy Reagan watches at the White House Diplomatic entrance on February 13, 1987.

Officers and crew on the USS Hunchback, 1864-1865

Officers and crew on the USS Hunchback, 1864-1865

The USS Hunchback’s officers and crew on deck in the James River, Virginia, 1864-65. One man is playing the banjo in the foreground, another is holding a small white dog, while others are reading newspapers. Men seated in center appear to be peeling potatoes. Many crewmen are wearing their flathats in the style of berets. […]

Helen Magill: First women to earn a Ph.D.

Helen Magill: First women to earn a Ph.D.

Helen Magill was the first women to earn a Ph.D. in the United States when she completed her Ph.D. in Greek in 1877 at Boston University. She served as principal of the Howard Collegiate Institute, a girls’ school in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts; taught briefly at Evelyn College, a short-lived women’s annex to Princeton University; and […]

Army & Navy men sign a telegram, 1918

Army & Navy men sign a telegram, 1918

Army and Navy men sign a telegram which they sent to General Pershing: “This is the anniversary of the first year of America’s entry into the world war, but you can count on us for as many more years as are necessary to bring a decisive victory for the Allies.” Signed, U.S. Soldiers and Sailors, […]

Head of the Statue of Liberty at Paris workshop, 1883

Head of the Statue of Liberty at Paris workshop, 1883

View of the external area of the workshop in Paris, showing construction materials, the head of the Statue of Liberty, and a group of men gathered in front of the left foot of the statue, 1883.

Washing the machinery during WWII.

Washing the machinery during WWII.

Washing the machinery during the Second World War.

Ruth St. Denis in Yosemite Valley, 1919-1920

Ruth St. Denis in Yosemite Valley, 1919-1920

Ruth St. Denis in Yosemite Valley, 1919-1920. Ruth St. Denis, along with her contemporary Isadora Duncan, is credited with founding the American dance movement, especially American modern dance. She was the first American dancer to appear in a full-length dance performance. Additionally, St. Denis was a pioneer in American sacred dance when she actively explored dance forms […]

Underwater Demolition Team recruits, 1969

Underwater Demolition Team recruits, 1969

Underwater Demolition Team (UDT) recruits duck their heads into the mud during their training at the naval amphibious base at Coronado, CA, August 1969.

Ford during football practice, 1933

Ford during football practice, 1933

Gerald R. Ford, Jr., centers a football during practice at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1933.

Demolition of an apartment block, 1940

Demolition of an apartment block, 1940

Photographs capturing the demolition of the Boulevard apartment block in preparation for the construction of the War Office in Washington, D.C. in 1940.

Headquarters of the U.S. Sanitary Commission, 1863

Headquarters of the U.S. Sanitary Commission, 1863

Headquarters of U.S. Sanitary Commission during the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. The U.S. Sanitary Commission was a civilian organization authorized by the United States government to provide medical and sanitary assistance to the Union volunteer forces during the Civil War.

Stitching thatch in the South Pacific, WWII

Stitching thatch in the South Pacific, WWII

A sailor and a colleague stitching thatch in the South Pacific during WWII.