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New @librarycongress web archiving collection available: United States Election 2010
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New on our Flickr page: These images from the 30s & 40s set the stage for Civil Rights movement in the 60s & beyond…
West Side Story opened on Broadway Sept. 26, 1957. See the online exhibit marking its 50th anniversary.
Anything to get the shot! Aquatic photography through history.
In celebration of Hispanic American Heritage month, a sampler of music & song from our Folklife Today blog:
Anatomy of the Flute: (The following is a feature on “Technology at the Library” from the September-October 20...
Pres. Eisenhower sent troops to protect 9 black students desegregating Little Rock’s Central High, Sept 25, 1957
Don't forget: tomorrow night, inaugural reading by Poet Laureate Charles Wright, 7pm
Event Honors Collegiate Book Contest Winners: The winners of the National Collegiate Book-Collecting Contest w...
Film preservation in a post-film world, courtesy of The @washingtonian Magazine…
This Thursday, Poet Laureate Charles Wright gives his inaugural reading at the Library, 7pm
C-SPAN3's American History TV launches a series of interviews with our Kluge Center scholars this Saturday @KlugeCtr…
To celebrate the Jewish New Year beginning at sundown tonight, view highlights from the Library’s Hebraic collections
We continue to seek applications and nominations for our Kissinger Chair. Research on any aspect of US foreign policy
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Remembering the Real Fifties: (The following is a guest post by Tom Wiener of the Library’s Publishing Office ...
On Sept. 23, 1806, Lewis and Clark returned. See how theirs, along with other journeys, helped form the U.S. map.
DC #poetry lovers: Charles Wright’s first reading as US Poet Laureate coming up Thursday @librarycongress:
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Sept. 22, 1862, days after the Battle at Antietam, Lincoln read his draft Emancipation Proclamation to the cabinet.
See a page from Christopher Columbus' Book of Privileges in this issue of #LCM
Happy birthday David Ross Locke, aka Petroleum V. Nasby! Lincoln enjoyed the satire, even at his own expense.
These stories from our Veterans History Project have special meaning to the Library staff who care for them.
The anatomy of a glass flute & other library high-tech in this issue of #LCM
New Book on Gandhi to be Discussed Oct. 2: The Library of Congress will mark Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday (Oct. 2...
Washington’s farewell address, published Sept 19, 1796, gave a plea for consensus rather than partisan fighting.
Mathew Carey (1760-1839), Philadelphia Publisher and Provocateur: (The following is a guest post by Julie Mill...
Day Two of our astrobiology symposium will be live-streamed today at & live-tweeted @KlugeCtr #PrepareToDiscover
See this great vaudeville comedy & fiddle act from 1923:
The Great Charter’s Enduring Influence: The Library of Congress on Nov. 6 will open the exhibition "Magna Cart...
VHP Spotlights Staff Picks: The Veterans History Project (VHP) today launches the latest edition of the Experi...
The cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol was laid on Sept. 18, 1793. Find out about the early planning & design.
Astrobiology symposium today & tomorrow, live tweeting @KlugeCtr live streaming at #PrepareToDiscover
Scandalous presidential love letters … from the 1920s! In this issue of #LCM
Columbus Day Open House Oct. 13: Twice each year, the Library of Congress opens its magnificent Main Reading R...
TOMORROW: Kluge astrobiology symposium #PrepareToDiscover ( ) live-streamed via NASA
Sept 17, 1862, was the bloodiest single day of the Civil War, with 23,000 casualties in the Battle at Antietam.
We the People: Today we celebrate the 227th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution in Ph...
Information on this week's @NASA / @librarycongress astrobiology symposium is in today's blog post #PrepareToDiscover
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The route of Theodore Roosevelt"s last expedition is shown on this 1914 map from the  Bulletin of the AGS:
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October Films Salute Newspapers, Lauren Bacall, James Garner: The 74th year of National Newspaper Week (Octobe...
The latest Annual Report of the Librarian of Congress is now available as a downloadable PDF.
Did you know that we've launched a new set of tablet apps for use in the classroom? Very cool: @TeachingLC
Our @KlugeCtr has also launched a new blog, check it out: