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Too hot to even go outside? Dive into our historical newspapers, Chronicling America! #NewsRR
A vain but daring spy, Belle Boyd is arrested #OTD 1862 & held for a month. More: #ChronAM
Courier de l'Amerique! 1st French newspaper published in US #OTD 1784 in Philadelphia. More:
#OTD in 1861 George McClellan was named as commander of the Army of the Potomac. #edchat #sschat #CivilWar
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This Friday is one of those rare "blue moons." What is it & why is it rare? Here's the story:
1st airplane crossing of English Channel, piloted by Louis Bleriot #OTD 1909 #ChronAm
Creator of "Pearls Before Swine" @stephanpastis featured in the Graphic Novels pavilion at #NatBookFest15 Sept. 5
When a rock diva met a classical music legend, 45 years ago. Here's the story.
Buzz Aldrin @TheRealBuzz returned from the moon #OTD 1969. See him in person at #NatBookFest15…
New on Flickr: The Story of the Blue Garden, hand-colored lantern slides from last century…
Met w/ @NDSU student Mohamed Abdirahman & enjoyed hearing about his time serving as a @librarycongress Junior Fellow
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TOMORROW at the Library: "Grand Illusion: The Art of Theatrical Design" exhibit closes
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Our display is the tip of the iceberg. Visit us to learn about our 49K+ periodicals #NewsRR
Only $850! Ford Motor Co sells first Model A #OTD 1903. More horseless carriages in #ChronAm
Watch as Larry King chats with our new Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera…
Happy National Ice Cream Day! Eat "‘till you can’t eat no more!” say Tiny Tads #ChronAM
The San Francisco Call (1910) says: You can even exercise in your bathing suit! #ChronAM
Anti-lynching activist Ida B. Wells born #OTD 1862. Read more about her #ChronAm #NewsRR
Stunt flyer Harry Atwood lands plane on White House lawn #OTD 1911, receives medal from POTUS
Happy #BastilleDay! Americans have a history of celebrating this French holiday #ChronAm

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