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H2 A Fourth of July celebration, St. Helena Island, S.C. Photo by Marion Post Wolcott, 1939. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Thomas Jefferson. Original draft of the Declaration of Independence, 1776. Manuscript Division
H2 Float in the Fourth of July parade at Vale, Oregon. Photo by Russell Lee, 1941. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Uncle Sam's birthday, July 4th, 1776-1918: 142 years young and going strong! Poster, 1918. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 The Fourth of July: The Day Before. Photo Universal View Co, 1906. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 General view of statue looking Northwest. Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York. Photo by Jack Boucher, 1984. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Section Looking South - Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York. Drawing by Craig Strong, 1995. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Declaration of Independence. Poster by B. Martin Pedersen and S.D. Scott Printing Co., 1970-1980. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Children performing the Star Spangled Banner in sign language. (Photo was published in 1918 as "Deaf & dumb children of St. Rita's School, Cincinnati, singing Star Spangled Banner). Photo by J.R. S...
H2 Dynamite Fireworks sign, Route 17, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Photo by John Margolies, 1988. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's, renowned Independence Day (July 4) fireworks display. Photo by Carol M. Highsmith, 2019. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 China in N.Y., 4th of July Parade. Photo by Bain News Service, 1910-1915. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Little girls getting tickets for the merry-go-round at the carnival on the Fourth of July. Vale, Oregon. Photo by Russell Lee, 1941. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Fourth of July Celebration at Stanley Heirs Park on Kayford Mountain, West Virginia. Photo by Terry Eiler, 1996. American Folklife Center
H2 The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 1770, by a party of the 29th Regt. Engraving by Paul Revere, 1770. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 "Crispus Attucks," by Herschel Levit, mural at the Recorder of Deeds building, Washington, D.C. Photoh by Carol M. Highsmith, 2010. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Phillis Wheatley, portrait frontispiece and title page for <em>Poems on Various Subjects</em>. Engraving attributed to Scipio Moorhead, 1773. Rare Book Division
H2 Declaration of Independence, July 4th, 1776. Engraving by Waterman L. Ormsby, 1876, after painting by John Trumbull, 1818. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Thomas Jefferson, a philosopher, a patriote, and a friend. Aquatint by Mł. Sokolnicki, 1800-1816, after a painting by Tadeusz Kościuszko, ca. 1799. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 [Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown]. Wash drawing in an extra-illustrated copy of the book <em>Recueil d'estampes ... de la Guerre qui a procuré l'indépendance aux Etats Unis de l'Amérique</em...
H2 His Excel: G: Washington Esq: L.L.D. Late commander in chief of the armies of the U.S. of America & president of the Convention of 1787. Mezzotint by Charles Willson Peale,1787. Prints & Photograph...
H2 The American Declaration of Independence illustrated. Dominique C. Fabronius, artist. Lithograph by L. Prang & Co.,1861. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Official facsimile of the Declaration of Independence. Boston, 1903. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 A view of the bombardment of Fort McHenry, near Baltimore, by the British fleet, ... Engraving by John Bower, approximately 1819; re-engraved approx. 1905. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 The Star Spangled Banner. Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1860-1870. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 The Star-Spangled Banner. Words by Francis Scott Key. Song composed by John Stafford. Sheet music published by Oliver Ditson, 1918. Music Division
H2 The Fourth of July in a southern town. Engraving by W.L.S. from a sketch by Horace Bradley, for Harper's Weekly,1888 July 7. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 A Fourth of July banquet 2,000 feet above the clouds, Mount Hood, Oregon. Stereograph by the Keystone View Co., 1904. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 July the 4th, 1902. Cover of <em>Puck</em> by L. M. Glackens, 1902. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 [Fourth of July roadside stand near Milwaukee, Wisconsin]. Photo by John Vachon, 1941. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 The Human Liberty Bell: 25000 officers and men at Camp Dix, New Jersey. Photo by Mole & Thomas, 1918. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Fourth of July, or American Independence Day, fireworks light up the sky over Denver, Colorado. Photo by Carol Highsmith, 2016. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Fourth of July parade, Watertown, Wisconsin. Photo by John Vachon, 1941. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Fourth of July Gift. Patriotic song and chorus by Horatio G. King, entitled George Washington. Poster advertisement for the <em>Family Story Paper</em>, [1873-1880?]. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Fourth of July. Tableau on Ellipse: 'Liberty,' 'Columbia,' and dancers. Photo by Harris & Ewing, 1919. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Fourth of July. Illustration in <em>Godey's Lady's Book</em>, 1864. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Fireworks over Houston, Texas. Photo by Carol M. Highsmith, between 1980 and 2006. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Takoma Park, July 4th celebration. Photo by the National Photo Co, 1922. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Bridgeton, New Jersey. Fourth of July picnic. Photo by John Collier, Jr., 1942. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 The flag that has waved one hundred years--A scene on the morning of the fourth day of July 1876. Dominique C. Fabronius, artist. Chromolithograph by National Chromo Co., 1876. Prints & Photographs...
H2 Fireworks for sale, Fourth of July, Vale, Oregon. Photo by Russell Lee, 1941. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Follow the flag. Cover for <em>Puck</em> by W.D. Goldbeck, 1914. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 American Independence. Lithograph by C.H. Brainard, 1859. Prints & Photographs Division
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H2 The old Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Phila., Pa. Stereograph by Keystone View Co., 1899. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Harper's Round Table Fourth of July. Poster by Maxfield Parrish, 1895. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 July 4th. Photo copyrighted by F. A. Loumis, 1906. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Tug-of-war, Fourth of July, on street in Skagway, Alaska. Photo by Frank G. Carpenter, 1900-1916. Prints & Photographs Division
H2 Fireworks outlet near Decatur, Alabama. Photo by Carol M. Highsmith, 2010. Prints & Photographs Division
H3 Danielle Allen Is Recipient of 2020 Kluge Prize
H3 Homegrown at Home: Summer Concert Series
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/resource/fsa.8c27317/IMG-ALT Bridgeton, New Jersey. Fourth of July picnic. Photo by John Collier, Jr., 1942. Prints & Photographs Division
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/resource/pga.03448/IMG-ALT The flag that has waved one hundred years--A scene on the morning of the fourth day of July 1876. Dominique C. Fabronius, artist. Chromolithograph by Nationa...
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