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Painting

The Chalk Cliffs on the English Coast

Date: 1856
Description: At the beginning of his journey to America, Hölzlhuber passed through the English Channel and viewed the cliffs at Dover. "We passed Beachy Head, as this p...
Painting

The Isle of Wight off the English Coast

Date: 1856
Description: While passing through the English Channel in May 1856 Hölzlhuber viewed the Isle of Wight. "The island is located in the English Channel not far from Hamps...
Photograph

Headquarters of the 32nd American Division

Date: November 13 1942
Description: Headquarters of the 32nd American Division, on the beach at Pongani, northeast New Guinea.
Photograph

K-1 Coast Guard Truck on Beach

Date: 1943
Description: Two uniformed men sit inside an International K-1 U.S. Coast Guard truck parked on a beach while another man speaks to them through the open passenger door...
Photograph

Coastal Rock Formation

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Description: Large rock formations along the coast. E.L. Porter and Company.
Photograph

Coastal Cottages

Date: 1920
Description: A view of cottages along a rocky coast, and a building in the distance.
Photograph

Castle Rock

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Description: A view of Castle Rock, located on the coast, with numerous people looking out over the water. Published by Chas. O. Tucker.
Map or Atlas

Plan of Plymouth Including Bays, Harbors and Islands

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Description: Photograph of a hand-drawn map of the area at the time of Pilgrim landing drawn by Charles Blaskowikz. Includes commemorative historical notes.
Photograph

The Wreck of the Atlantus

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Description: A view of the wreck of the S.S. Atlantus, a concrete hulled ship, with three men visible on the beach in the foreground.
Photograph

Stranded Ship Galena

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Description: A full-rigged ship, the "Galena," stranded on Clatsop Beach, with three men and two women visible on the beach in the foreground.
Photograph

Wreck of the ship "Peter Iredale"

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Description: A view of the wrecked ship, "Peter Iredale" beached in shallow water. The ship ran ashore in 1906.
Photograph

Stranded Ship "Galena"

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Description: A view of the ship "Galena" beached in shallow water with a crowd on the beach in front of it.
Photograph

Stained Glass Window

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Description: View of a stained glass window erected in 1920 in honor of the women of Plymouth Plantation. On the center panel, a ship is in the bay while a man and wom...
Photograph

Casino Walk

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Description: People walk along the Casino Walk promenade between a row of buildings and a beach. Beside the beach is a covered sitting area set with folding chairs.
Photograph

U.S.S. Wisconsin

Date: October 23 1945
Description: Aerial view of U.S.S. Wisconsin (BB-64) in San Francisco Bay. Several boats can be seen in the water near the ship and San Francisco is visible in t...
Photograph

Surf Fishing at Point State Park

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Description: View of men surf fishing along a rocky shoreline at Point State Park.
Photograph

Fishermen With Big Fish Strung On A Pole

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Description: A fishermen smoking a pipe poses with fish strung from a wooden pole beneath an evergreen tree.
Photograph

A Large Swordfish and Fishermen

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Description: Fishermen and women pose with a swordfish tied to a mast aboard a boat.
Photograph

The Rocky Coast of Maine

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Description: View of the rocky coast of Maine as seen from a hillside. The rooftop of a dwelling is visible above a pine forest at right.
Photograph

Couple Walking Along The Sandy Beach

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Description: A couple walks along a sandy shoreline. Dwellings and buildings are visible in the background.

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