8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) City and town life.

  1. Reader's collection, Library of Congress Copyright Office drama deposits, 1863-1928

    600 items ; 39 containers ; 15.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Typewritten or handwritten play scripts deposited with the United States Copyright Office as unpublished and subsequently transferred to the Manuscript Division.

  2. Polish declarations of admiration and friendship for the United States, 1926

    200 items ; 105 volumes plus 6 oversize volumes ; 13.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Volumes compiled under the auspices of the American-Polish Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Poland and the Polish-American Society and presented to President Calvin Coolidge in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence and in acknowledgment of American participation and aid to Poland during World War I, containing over five million signatures of Polish citizens...

  3. Walt Whitman papers, 1837-1957

    150 items ; 2 containers plus 1 artifact ; 1.2 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet. Correspondence, family papers, holograph drafts of Whitman's poetry and prose, printed matter, and miscellany. Includes a printed copy of O Captain! My Captain! with Whitman's handwritten corrections and letters exchanged with Abraham Leech, Whitman's earliest known correspondence.

  4. August Heckscher papers, 1931-1999

    23,000 items ; 64 containers ; 26 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Writer, arts consultant, social commentator, and journalist. Correspondence, speeches, writings, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Heckscher's work as arts consultant to President John F. Kennedy, editorial writer at the New York Herald Tribune, director of the Twentieth Century Fund, parks commissioner and Administrator of Recreation and Cultural Affairs for the city of New York,...

  5. Constance McLaughlin Green papers, 1920-1969

    22,000 items ; 17 containers plus 1 oversize ; 6.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and author. Correspondence, drafts, galleys, and page proofs of writings, notes, printed and near-print material, clippings, speeches, and other papers relating primarily to Green's research on the history of Washington, D.C., and the publication of her two-volume Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Washington (1962-1963).

  6. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    14,250 items ; 57 containers plus 27 oversize ; 26.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

  7. Burk Uzzle photojournalism collection (Library of Congress)

    246,887 items. -- Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Selections from Burk Uzzle's collection represent over 300 photo assignments for print media and corporate clients as well as some personal work. Subject coverage depicted in his professional work is broad with emphasis on places, people and events in the United States. Topics include business and industry, personalities and politicians, social protests, urban and suburban life, and the...

  8. Peter Sekaer photograph collection : architecture, housing and urban conditions in the United States

    281 photographic prints: gelatin silver; majority 20 x 25 cm (8 x 10 in.) or smaller. -- Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographs show buildings, housing, slums and urban life in the South, Midwest, and some areas of the Northeast such as New York City and Pittsburgh.