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Pictorial Americana

Selected Images from the Collections of the Library of Congress


Pictorial Americana, a 1955 Library of Congress publication, is being prepared for the Internet in stages. Links are added to the sections below as the content becomes available on the Web. For further information about Pictorial Americana, including rights and how to obtain copies, see the Introduction.

Introduction (background information, obtaining copies, rights)

History (through 1899)

Montage: Discovery of North America, by John and Sebstian Cabot; The battle of New Orleans, fought Jan. 8th, 1814; A gold hunter on his way to California, via St. Louis; Emancipation of the slaves, proclaimed on the 22nd September 1862, by Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States of America
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General Subjects

Montage: Fair. Grand parade of prize stock; The American fireman, always ready; Hovey's cocoa glycerine for preserving & dressing the hair; On the promenade. Brooklyn Bridge
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