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Independence Day this week! Pinterest users celebrate early with our new July 4th board…
The Battle of Gettysburg began #OTD 1863. Read a contempoary newspaper account:
I want to take ALL of these home with me. Why is your museum shop so compelling, @librarycongress?!
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The cost of freedom: remembering our veterans on Independence Day.
Pres Roosevelt signs Pure Food & Drug Act & Meat Inspection Act #OTD 1906
#HBD Helen Keller, a student of Alexander Graham Bell, her poem “Autumn” is dedicated to him
In 15 min, Booth #717 opens at #ALAac15 in San Fran! Come visit us today thru Monday: schedule
Grab a free historical map of San Francisco at @librarycongress booth #717. But save me one!!! #alaac15
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1st US troops arrive in Europe #OTD 1917 to join Britain & France during WWI #ChronAM #NewsRR
One of many who've used the Library for scholarly research will return for a special visit:
We will be at #alaac15 in San Francisco through 6/30: More about our exhibit booth, etc.
The #ALALibrary Annual Conf begins in San Francisco today - read about the 1st in #ChronAM
Chief Sitting Bull & Gen George Custer fought Battle of Little Big Horn #OTD 1876,
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Born #OTD 1839 Gustavus Swift, a meatpacker turned industrialist known for refrigerator cars
#OTD 1868 1st typewriter patented by Luther Sholes. Read about this great invention! #ChronAm

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