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One Hundred Years of Photography from the National Archives

Original Wright Brothers 1903 Aeroplane ("Kitty Hawk") in first flight, December 17, 1903, at Kitty Hawk, NC. Orville Wright at controls. Wilbur Wright at right (First flight was 12 seconds)
By Orville Wright and John T. Daniels, December 17, 1903

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Unloading dry farm wheat
By George W. Ackerman, Washington, 1925

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Old-timer, keeping up with the boys. Many structural workers are above middle-age. Empire State Building
By Lewis Hine, New York City, New York, 1930

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White Angel Breadline
By Dorothea Lange, San Francisco, California, 1933

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On the freights. He said he quit high school after two years, hung around home for a couple of years, and then got work as general kitchen help in a hotel. He had just been fired from a job of this kind in Los Angeles where he had 'blown up' and 'told the cook off.' He carried a clean white shirt and was prepared to look for work when his money was completely gone. 'I don't know where I'll go. Huntin' for a job I guess. I didn't go home - I'm on the bum. These agency jobs; you gotta buy them and I ain' got the dough.' He talked about going to Redding, to Eugene, and to Seattle. He had $1.80. Yuba County, California
By Rondal Partridge, April 13, 1940

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Between Weedpatch and Lamont, Kern County, California. Children living in camp
By Dorothea Lange, April 20, 1940

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Man working on hull of U.S. Submarine at Electric Boat Co., Groton, Conn
By Lt. Comdr. Charles Fenno Jacobs, August 1943

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Cpl. Carlton Chapman is a machine-gunner in an M-4 tank, attached to a Motor Transport unit near Nancy, France
By Ryan, November 5, 1944

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Landing on the coast of France under heavy Nazi machine gun fire are these American soldiers, shown just as they left the ramp of a Coast Guard landing boat
By CphoM. Robert F. Sargent, June 6, 1944

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Destroyed U. S. Flying Fortress
By an unknown photographer

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Japanese prisoners of war are bathed, clipped, "deloused," and issued GI clothing as soon as they are taken aboard the USS New Jersey
By Lt. Comdr. Charles Fenno Jacobs, December 1944

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A few of the thousands of wedding rings the Germans removed from their victims to salvage the gold. U.S. troops found rings, watches, precious stones, eyeglasses, and gold fillings, near Buchenwald concentration camp
By T4c. Roberts, May 5, 1945

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Chicago Illinois. Looking down Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Buildings shown are (L. to R.) #333 No. Michigan Avenue; Carbon and Carbide Building; London Guarantee & Accident Building; Lincoln Tower; Pure Oil; and Wrigley Building
By Oliver E. Pfeiffer, March 1951

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Men of the 1st Marine Division capture Chinese Communists during fighting on the central Korean front. Hoengsong
By Pfc. C.T. Wehner, March 2, 1951

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'Exercise Desert Rock.' Troops of the Battalion Combat Team, U.S. Army 11th Airborne Division, watch a plume of radio-active smoke rise after a D-Day blast at Yucca Flats, as the much prepared Exercise 'Desert Rock' reaches its peak
By Cpl. McCaughey, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 1, 1951

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A young civil rights demonstrator at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
By an unknown photographer, Washington, DC, August 28, 1963

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Rising earth greets Apollo VIII astronauts as they come from behind the moon after the lunar orbit insertion burn. Earth is about 5 degrees above the horizon
By William Anders, December 29, 1968

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President Bill Clinton plays the saxophone presented to him by Russian President Boris Yeltsin at a private dinner hosted by President Yeltsin at Novoya Ogarova Dacha, Russia
By Bob McNeely, January 13, 1994

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