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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:
Welcome to our newest Twitter feed, @KlugeCtr : We are The John W. Kluge Center, a scholars center inside the Library of Congress
THIS WEEK: astrobiology symposium Sept 18-19 ( ); live-streamed via NASA #PrepareToDiscover
How "We Shall Overcome" became the anthem of a movement in this issue of #LCM
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: Feliz Cumpleaños, Hispanic Division: (Today is the beginning of Hispanic Herita...
Student Discovery Ebook Series Launched: The new Library of Congress Student Discovery Sets for iPad tablets b...
To honor Respect for the Aged Day in Japan, view our 2001 exhibit on Japanese prints from the 17th-19th centuries.
National Hispanic Heritage Month begins today & runs through Oct. 15. Resources, information here:
Happy 200th Birthday Star-Spangled Banner! Read it's history in #LCM & see rare sheet music
Mark Twain, intellectual rights & copyright in this issue of #LCM
Live stream of Sept 18-19 astrobiology symposium ( ) avail through NASA #PrepareToDiscover
Science Lecture Series on Mars, Wildfires, More: The 2014 fall science lecture series from the Library of Cong...
Conservation Corner: A Persian Manuscript: (The following is a guest post written by Yasmeen Khan, senior book...
What do Bambi & Chinatown have in common? #NatFilmRegistry! Nominate new titles TODAY, last chance this year !
Congrats to our sister feed! MT @TeachingLC It's our first #Twitterversary! Thx to all amazing educators who've kept the conversation lively
Our National Anthem is 200 years old & not showing a sign of age. See historic images at our Pinterest page:…
ASCAP Exhibit Travels to Los Angeles: The Library of Congress exhibition "ASCAP: One Hundred Years and Beyond"...
Map of Attack on Harper’s Ferry, VA by Confederate forces, September 12-14, 1862.
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LAST DAY! Sept 12 is deadline for nominations to our #NatFilmRegistry - Nominate now!
#NatFilmRegistry - Connections are French, Summers are Endless & Professors are Nutty. Nominate a film today!
Martha Graham, Aaron Copland & the genesis of Appalachian Spring in this issue of #LCM