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Mobile Bay Beach

Date: March 05 1915
Description: Two well-dressed men gazing thoughtfully at the ocean at Mobile Bay beach.
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Glenn Curtiss Airplane at Atlantic City

Date: 1910
Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered on the beach at Atlantic City to watch a Curtiss airplane being pushed on an inclined ramp leading to the boardwalk.
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Iowa's First Flyer

Date: March 1909
Description: The airplane invented by Carl S. Bates on the beach at Daytona Beach, Florida. Coverage of this event by a local newspaper noted that the advantages of Bat...
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Iowa's First Flyer

Date: March 1909
Description: Carl S. Bates, a young inventor from Clear Lake, Iowa, about to race the Buick owned by Louis Strang on the beach at Daytona Beach. Bates originally chall...
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Wright Brothers Memorial

Date: 1939
Description: Aerial view of a B-15 flying over the granite memorial to the Wright Brothers' first flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The 60-foot memorial was dedicat...
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Wright Airplane at Atlantic City

Date: July 1910
Description: A Wright airplane on the beach. Walter Brookins, who piloted the plane to a new altitude record, is thought to be the man in the hat near the center.
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Brookins and Wright Airplane

Date: July 1910
Description: Walter Brookins, a boyhood friend of the Wright Brothers, flying a Wright airplane over the ocean at Atlantic City. Brookins set numerous records for altit...
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Glenn Curtiss Over the Ocean

Date: July 1912
Description: Glenn Curtiss flying over the ocean. The pontoons under each wing illustrate the beginnings of his development of amphibious aircraft. The famous Steel Pie...
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Native of Oonalashka, and Their Habitations

Date: 1784
Description: Plate 57. Scene from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.
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International Scout II Truck on Fishing Trip

Date: 1977
Description: Color advertising photograph of a man and woman with their fishing gear in front of their Scout II truck on the shore waving to a man in a boat.
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Delavan Lake

Date: 1910
Description: View of the north shore of Delavan Lake with a lighthouse in the background. Also known as "Red Top" and "L.P. Sutter's."
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Ansel Adams on Location

Date: 1968
Description: Photographer Ansel Adams mounting his Hasselblad camera onto the tripod on a rocky shore near or at Point Lobos.
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Ansel Adams Setting Up Camera

Date: 1968
Description: Photographer Ansel Adams setting up his camera in a wooded waterfront area near Point Lobos.
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Ansel Adams Adjusting Camera

Date: 1968
Description: Photographer Ansel Adams adjusting the exposure on his camera in a wooded area near Point Lobos.
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Ansel Adams Looking Through His Camera

Date: 1968
Description: Photographer Ansel Adams under his dark cloth looking through the groundglass of his 8 x 10 field camera in a wooded area near Point Lobos. The Pacific Oce...
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Ansel Adams at Point Lobos

Date: 1968
Description: Ansel Adams takes exposure notes during a photo shoot at Point Lobos.
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Ansel Adams with Hasselblad at Point Lobos

Date: 1968
Description: Ansel Adams with a Hasselblad camera mounted on a tripod prepares to make a photograph at Point Lobos. His International Travelall is in the background.
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Ansel Adams at Point Lobos

Date: 1968
Description: Ansel Adams prepares to photograph a tide pool with his tripod mounted Hasselblad camera.
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Ansel Adams at Point Lobos

Date: 1968
Description: Photographer Ansel Adams photographs a tide pool with his tripod mounted Hasselblad camera.
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Ansel Adams and Tide Pool

Date: 1968
Description: Ansel Adams makes a close-up photograph of a tide pool with his tripod mounted Hasselblad camera.

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