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Celebrating independence -- and the peace & friendship that eventually followed.
"Safe & Sane" was the theme for 1913 July 4th celebrations. More in #ChronAm
Time to fire up the barbecue pits! Here's more on that sweet, sweet science.
Idaho is admitted as the 43rd state #OTD 1890. Read more in the Wood River Times #ChronAM
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:

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