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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Stereoview Photograph Collection

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00012
Identifier: P027
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 45 stereoviews depicting various scenes and persons from the District of Columbia. Stereoviews, also called “stereocards” or “stereotypes,” are two nearly identical card-mounted images placed side by side. When viewed through a stereo viewer or stereograph, they give the image a three-dimensional effect. They were very popular from 1854 through the mid-1930s and often illustrate historic and exotic locations.

Dates: Undated

Taulman Slide Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 158
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of 366 35mm slides taken by photographers James Taulman, Jan Faul, and Robert Burgess of buildings throughout the city. Collection was assembled by James Taulman.

Dates: Unknown

United Brick Company Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P017
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 85 4x6 inch and 3.5x5 inch color images of the abandoned United Brick Company buildings and kilns. The kilns are located on New York Avenue NE and are currently owned by the United States National Arboretum. All the images were taken around 1993 and show the vast vegetation overgrowth and dilapidation of the site.

Dates: 1993

Washington Navy Yard Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P018
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 31 3.5x5 inch and 30 8x10 inch images of buildings 137 (General Foundry) and 167 (Boiler Makers shop) in the Washington Navy Yard complex. The smaller images are interior and exterior views of buildings and the larger images are reproductions of architectural blueprints.

Dates: 1975

Washingtoniana Slide Collection

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00002
Identifier: P026
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 35mm slides artificially assembled from various locations throughout the division’s collection based solely on format. The images cover a wide array of subjects. The topics include the Cherry Blossom Parade, Moscow Circus, Papal visit, federal buildings, street scenes, 1968 riots, Georgetown, urban planning, and construction

Dates: 1820-1987

Washingtoniana Scrapbook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 224
Scope and Contents Collection consists mainly of scrapbooks created and assembled by Washingtoniana Staff. Scrapbooking started within the division in the early part of the twentieth century and was phased out following World War II. The scrapbooks were topically assembled and mainly contain newspaper articles, while some scrapbooks contain photographs, manuscript and ephemeral materials. Additional topical scrapbooks not assembled by Library staff were added to the collection over the years. Scrapbooks have...
Dates: 1812 - 1966

Willard R. Ross Postcard Collection

 Digital Collection
Identifier: dcpl_p031
Dates: 1909 - 1931

Gus L. Wolf Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P029
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of twenty-seven glass plate negatives and corresponding 8x10 black & white prints, dating from circa 1880-1900. Image subjects include the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, U.S. Capitol, Lafayette Park, Mount Vernon, and the Petersen House. Additionally there are several images of what is believed to be the Potomac River, as well as a number of unidentifiable locations.

Dates: 1880-1900

Ruby K. Worner Photo Album

 Collection
Identifier: P011
Scope and Contents The photo album contains 140 black and white prints and 59 negatives; the majority of the photographs are of noteworthy events and locations in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Although all photographs are undated, based on the style of clothing, model of automobiles and city landmarks, the images date from between circa 1925 and 1935. The photographs range in size from 1”x1 ½” and 3”x4 ¼.” Of importance are photographs of the Cherry Blossom Festival, President Herbert Hoover’s Inauguration,...
Dates: 1925-1930