Native American chiefs Frank Seelatse and Jimmy Noah Saluskin of the Yakama tribe pose with the U.S. Capitol behind them in 1927.
Chiefs Frank Seelatse and Jimmy Noah Saluskin in front of Capitol, 1927
- USS Akron over the Lincoln Memorial, 1931 — Share the History Love... The airship USS Akron (ZRS-4) flying over the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., 1931. The Akron was destroyed during a thunderstorm off the coast of New Jersey on April 4, 1933. All but three of the 76 crew and passengers were killed – it was the greatest loss of life in any airship [...]
- Union soldiers on Mason’s Island, 1861 — Share the History Love... Union soldiers on the Mason’s Island (Theodore Roosevelt Island) guarding the Potomac River in Washington, D.C. in 1861. Behind them is the Potomac Aqueduct Bridge and Georgetown University on top of the hill. During the Civil War, the island served as a storage and distribution site, and also as a training [...]
- Mounted Dakota Sioux Indian police, 1896 — Share the History Love... Mounted Dakota Sioux Indian police at Rosebud Agency in South Dakota, 1896. Indian police forces first appeared on the Great Plains during the 1830s, when the federal government relocated eastern tribes such as the Cherokees to Indian Territory. Known as the Lighthorse, Cherokee police units performed law enforcement duties similar to [...]
- Eskimo woman in fur parka, ca. 1899 — Share the History Love... Eskimo woman in fur parka with fur trim, ca. 1899. Share the History Love... [...]
- Dedication of the Sherman Memorial, 1903 — Share the History Love... Crowds gather near the White House (E and 15th Street) for the dedication of the William Tecumseh Sherman Memorial in 1903. In the background, the Washington Monument is visible. Share the History Love... [...]