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It's #AskAnArchivist Day! Who insures that future researchers can watch Katherine Dunham dance? go.usa.gov/7TmJ
Swann Foundation Awards for 2014-2015: The Caroline and Erwin Swann Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon has ... 1.usa.gov/13kIrRl
It's #AskAnArchivist Day! Who preserves oral histories of the greatest generation? go.usa.gov/7TER
Just available! More tickets for sold-out Library concerts tonight & tomorrow: go.usa.gov/7C5k and go.usa.gov/7CNC
Pic of the Week: A Tree for CRS: The Congressional Research Service celebrates its centennial this year. To ma... 1.usa.gov/1nQ1eNl
Coming to the Library Nov. 6 for a special, limited-time visit: #MagnaCarta! go.usa.gov/7akJ
"Madam, how would you like to sit behind the hat you are wearing?" & other gentle scolds of early cinema. slate.com/content/slate/…
Bradford Lee Named to Kissinger Chair: Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has appointed Bradford A. Lee... 1.usa.gov/1wzgSx7
#trivia: @librarycongress says Ben Franklin invented which instrument: armonica, celesta or orpharion? Go.usa.gov/b2u5 #scigov
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Astrobiologist Steven Dick speaks on how the discovery of new life in the universe will change us Thu 10/30 4pm go.usa.gov/Gzjk
The secret & rare magic volumes of Harry Houdini, just in time for the anniversary of his death on Halloween go.usa.gov/GueQ
Harlem Rattlers Combat Unit Subject of Book Discussion: Jeffrey Sammons and John Morrow, authors of "Harlem Ra... 1.usa.gov/1DWetQq
Local Educators Highlights Student Work with Vets: Three educators shared teaching strategies and resources re... 1.usa.gov/1wHR30t
What’s the difference between the National Archives and the Library of Congress? go.usa.gov/GM3F #edchat #tlchat
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Astrobiology Chair Steven Dick Discusses Research, Tenure at the Library: (The following is a repost from the ... 1.usa.gov/12TNAiZ
Don't forget, we're asking photographers to capture & share Halloween culture: #FolklifeHalloween2014 go.usa.gov/fBAh
Whether you celebrated this weekend, on Oct. 31, or next weekend, we want photos! #FolklifeHalloween2014 go.usa.gov/fBAh
Halloween, All Souls/Saints Day, Día de los Muertos, La Toussaint: we want to capture it all #FolklifeHalloween2014 go.usa.gov/fBAh
An eclipse was visible this week; In 1748, the ‘great solar eclipse’ cut a wider swath: go.usa.gov/GENP pic.twitter.com/SEXegVZmHW
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The original meaning of #realpolitik? It may surprise you. go.usa.gov/pTxY #ForeignPolicy research at the Kluge Center.
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Tune into C-SPAN3 Sunday @ 4:35pm ET for a panel from our AFC civil rights & social justice symposium series.c-span.org/History/Events…
Halloween is coming! Don't forget to take photos of how you celebrate & share them with us. #FolklifeHalloween2014 go.usa.gov/fBAh
Pianist, NLS Making Beautiful Music Together: Jazz pianist Justin Kauflin is quick to laugh and down to earth,... 1.usa.gov/1vZ0erQ
#folklifehalloween2014 is underway! Share your photos of Halloween, Day of the Dead, etc. go.usa.gov/GQjm
International Writing Program Showcase Nov. 6: Sixteen writers from the University of Iowa’s International Wri... 1.usa.gov/1rozhIv
What makes your Halloween or other fall holiday special? Share with us in photos: #FolklifeHalloween2014 go.usa.gov/fBAh
New on our Flickr site: Bookplate Challenge with 25 wonderful "Ex Libris" of the notable: flickr.com/photos/library…
A very nice piece on our recent concert with brainwave musician Katinka Kleijn @OberandOut @wamu885news wamu.org/news/14/10/21/…
From school kids to traders to Gorgeous George & meatpackers, photos of 1949 Chicago from a young Stanley Kubrick mashable.com/2014/10/21/sta…
Opera Onstage, Drama Offstage: Today marks the anniversary of the opening of the original Metropolitan Opera H... 1.usa.gov/1teCPl8
On your mark, get set, SNAP! Share your photos of Halloween traditions starting TODAY #FolklifeHalloween2014 go.usa.gov/fBAh
Starting tomorrow, we want your photos of Halloween & other fall holidays! Share on Flickr: #FolklifeHalloween2014 go.usa.gov/fBAh
Photographers! Capture unique Halloween photos & share on Flickr: #FolklifeHalloween2014 go.usa.gov/fBAh
What do you do special for Halloween? We want to see! Take some photos: #FolklifeHalloween2014 go.usa.gov/fBAh
Oct. 19, 1781: Cornwallis surrendered, ending the Revolutionary War. See a British cartoon depicting the event. go.usa.gov/whNz
A woman with a fish on her head & other strange shots, our newest board on Pinterest. pinterest.com/LibraryCongres…
We want you to photograph & share how YOU celebrate Halloween & other fall holidays. #FolklifeHalloween2014 go.usa.gov/fBAh
Photographers! Help us collect American Halloween culture! #FolklifeHalloween2014 go.usa.gov/fBAh
Historian Kevin Kim discusses Herbert Hoover, Henry Wallace and #coldwarhist. SUN, 7:35pm ET on @cspanhistory series.c-span.org/History/Events…
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Looking for ideas for that Halloween costume? Check out our newest Pinterest board, "Costume Craze" pinterest.com/LibraryCongres…
Celebrating past Poet Laureate Ted Kooser & his wonderful American Life in Poetry project go.usa.gov/fXeG
A-B-C … Easy as One, Two, Three: On Oct. 16, 1758, Noah Webster, the “Father of American Scholarship and Educa... 1.usa.gov/1vj7Ogr
Are you planning to share your Halloween and/or other fall holiday photos with us? You should! #FolklifeHalloween2014 go.usa.gov/fBAh
Eugene O’Neill, born Oct. 16, so impressed by the Federal Theatre Project, he released his plays for a tiny royalty. go.usa.gov/whg5
NOW IT CAN BE REVEALED: The Book of Secrets & other secret books go.usa.gov/fTqx
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: Cultural Contributions: (The following is a guest post by Tracy North, referenc... 1.usa.gov/1Cl0Nfb