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Bike messengers leave the White House after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Dark smoke billows from the ship after the Pearl Harbor attack while a man is rescued from the water by sailors in a small boat More details Sailors in a motor launch rescue a man overboard alongside the burning West Virginia during, or shortly after, the Japanese air raid on Pearl Harbor

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The U.S. Navy battleship USS California (BB-44) slowly sinking alongside Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (USA), as a result of bomb and torpedo damage, 7 December 1941. The destroyer USS Shaw (DD-373) is burning in the floating dry dock YFD-2 in the left distance. The battleship USS Nevada (BB-36) is beached in the left-center distance.

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Pearl Harbor attack- stern and rear mast of USS Nevada (BB-36) visible at left from behind dense smoke of the burning oil from the USS Arizona (BB-39). Nevada has just initiated her escape attempt from Pearl Harbor.

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USS Nevada temporarily beached on hospital point 925AM NARA-80-G-19940.jpg More details The U.S. Navy battleship USS Nevada (BB-36) beached and burning at 0925 hrs on 7 December 1941 after being hit forward by Japanese bombs and torpedoes. Her pilothouse area is discolored by fires in that vicinity. The harbor Tugboat Hoga (YT-146) is alongside Nevada´s port bow, helping to fight fires on the battleship's forecastle. Note channel marker bouy against Nevada's starboard side.

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USS Shaw explodes during the Pearl Harbor attack in Hawaii Around 9:30 AM December 7, 1941.

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"It will not be doubted, that with reference either to individual, or National Welfare, Agriculture is of primary importance. In proportion as Nations advance in population, and other circumstances of maturity, this truth becomes more apparent; and renders the cultivation of the Soil more and more, an object of public patronage."
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" Ocian in view! O! the joy"

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"Charles Dickens as he appears when reading." Wood engraving from Harper's Weekly

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"Either you will control your government, or government will control you."
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portrait made during his stay in The Hague

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Letter to Samuel Adams

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1809 December 7

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