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The Library has appointed 46 students to the Junior Fellows Summer Internship Program to complete 27 projects over the course of 10 weeks. newsroom.loc.gov/news/library-w…
The U.S. Supreme Court upholds birthright citizenship in the landmark case, U.S. vs. Wong Kim Ark, on March 28, 1898. Anyone born in the U.S. is a citizen regardless of race. Read more about it in #ChronAm chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn8606361… #AAPI #APAHM
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Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster created Superman, a modern cultural icon. Read about their story in our latest Copyright: Creativity at Work blog for #JewishAmericanHeritageMonth go.usa.gov/xJg2a
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Monday is Memorial Day and the Library will be open to the public. Take a look at what's available for you to explore inside the most beautiful building in Washington: loc.gov/events/?dates=…
Unroll this priceless artwork by Joan Miró in the latest issue of the Library of Congress Magazine: loc.gov/lcm/pdf/LCM_20…
Dozens of antique tiny globes were donated to the Library this month by the family of Jay I. Kislak, who had one of the largest private collections of them in the world. They're made of everything from ivory to papier-mache. 🌎🔍 Their purposeblogs.loc.gov/loc/2022/05/po…Cya
Today in History: celebrated frontiersman James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok born, 1837 #otd #tih loc.gov/item/today-in-…
The Library is home to the papers of political theorist, cultural critic, lecturer, teacher, writer & intellectual Hannah Arendt. This Jewish American Heritage Month, a new By the People crowdsourcing transcription campaign was launched for the collection. blogs.loc.gov/manuscripts/20…
Duke Kahanamoku was a five-time Olympic medal winner in swimming, but his greatest legacy was popularizing the sport of surfing. Read more about him in #ChronAm chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn8304521… #APAHM
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JOIN US TONIGHT: Honor our fallen veterans during special Memorial Day-themed programming at the Library for our #LIVEAtTheLibrary Thursday night schedule. Get tickets: loc.gov/item/event-404…
Dorothea Lange, the American photographer best known for her iconic Great Depression-era images, was born on this day in 1895. Her most famous photo, "Migrant Mother" is part of the Library's ongoing "Not An Ostrich" photography exhibition. Plan a visit: loc.gov/exhibitions/im…
Today in History: President Lincoln signs an act creating Montana Territory, 1864 #otd #tih loc.gov/item/today-in-…
Happy World Otter Day, a day to raise awareness about how vital the largest members of the weasel family are to the ecosystem. Learn more in our historic newspaper archive. chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn8504246… #ChronAm #WorldOtterDay
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Hal David, award-winning lyricist and recipient of the Library's #GershwinPrize in 2012 along with composer Burt Bacharach, was born on this day in 1921. loc.gov/events/gershwi…
Spanning the #librarycongress collections to bring you the constant variety of sports, this month's "Free to Use and Reuse" set features athletes and athletic competition. blogs.loc.gov/loc/2022/05/fr… #edchat #elemchat #tlchat #sschat
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On May 25, 1961, 61 years ago today, President Kennedy told Congress the U.S. needed to commit to landing a man on the moon before the end of the decade. But to land on the moon, you need a map of the moon. 🌕 Read more about maps & the space race:blogs.loc.gov/loc/2021/09/ma…89
Today on the blog, Alexander shares Fred Korematsu’s journey toward justice after being placed in a Japanese internment camp. blogs.loc.gov/law/2022/05/fr… #ICLBlog #asianamericanpacificislanderheritagemonth #AAPIHeritageMonth
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TONIGHT at 7 p.m. ET: Join us for a panel discussion and performance of our event, “Restitution, Restoration and Repertoire: New Findings in the Wanda Landowska Collection at the Library of Congress”. Get tickets: loc.gov/item/event-403…
In May of 1787, the Constitutional Convention began in Philadelphia. Explore primary sources from the convention, including Washington and Jefferson's own handwritten notes, in this set from the Library of Congress: go.usa.gov/xJaub #sschat #OnThisDay
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Today in History: author & poet Ralph Waldo Emerson born, 1803; dancer Bill "Bojangles" Robinson born, 1878 #otd #tih loc.gov/item/today-in-…
Monday is Memorial Day and the Library will be open to the public, giving visitors a rare opportunity to walk through our magnificent Main Reading Room. Plan your visit: loc.gov/events/?dates=…
Become a virtual volunteer! Read about the latest crowdsourcing effort from By the People in the latest issue of the Library of Congress Magazine: loc.gov/lcm/pdf/LCM_20…
Thank you @SecondGentleman for visiting the @librarycongress Rosa Parks exhibit, In Her Own Words. Rosa Parks lived a life dedicated to equal rights and social justice, and she helped change the country with the example she set. Exhibit closes next week. loc.gov/exhibitions/ro…
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THIS THURSDAY: Honor our fallen veterans during special Memorial Day-themed programming at the Library for our #LIVEAtTheLibrary Thursday night schedule. Get tickets: loc.gov/item/event-404…
The Brooklyn Bridge opened to the public with great fanfare 139 years ago today. Just a few days later, tragedy struck. A panicky stampede on the bridge on May 30, 1883, ended in 12 lost lives. Read more about the history of the bridge via @ChronAmLOC: guides.loc.gov/chronicling-am…
Happening now! @librarycongress is co-hosting the @NetPreserve #WebArchiving Conference. Today and tomorrow, sessions on a variety of web archiving and digital preservation topics. Learn more on The Signal blog go.usa.gov/xus29 #iipcWAC22
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Our exhibition, "Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words" showcases rarely seen materials that offer an intimate view of Rosa Parks and documents her life and activism. Visit this exhibition before it closes on May 31: loc.gov/exhibitions/ro…
In honor of Jewish American Heritage Month, Nathan discusses Joshua Montefiore, the first Jewish person to publish a law book in the United States. blogs.loc.gov/law/2022/05/jo… #ICLBlog #JewishAmericanHeritageMonth
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Today in History: Samuel F.B. Morse dispatches first message by telegraph, 1844 #WhatHathGodWrought #otd #tih loc.gov/item/today-in-…
🗓️ Mark those calendars, book lovers! The National Book Festival will be back at the Washington Convention Center this year. 🎉 Join us on September 3rd#NatBookFeststblogs.loc.gov/national-book-…qXV
In 1928, Victorio Velasco founded the Filipino Forum, a newspaper aimed at the growing Filipino community in Seattle and the broader Pacific Northeast. Learn more about the paper and explore issues: chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn8808578… #ChronAm #APAHM #AAPI @WAStateLib
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Today in History: President William Howard Taft dedicates New York Public Library, 1911 @nypl #otd #tih loc.gov/item/today-in-…
Our neighbors at @SmithsonianMag take a look at the Library's mission: Past, present and future. smithsonianmag.com/history/librar…
SHOP SATURDAY: Our Library of Congress Card Catalog Notecards is a fun replica of our card catalog system that has kept our collections organized for hundreds of years. Available only at the Library's Shop: library-of-congress-shop.myshopify.com/collections/ca… #ShopSaturday
Heather Geiger, Video Librarian in the Library Multimedia Group, discusses her video production work for loc.gov and the Library's social media channels. She helps bring materials from the world's largest Library into your home. #GovPossible #PSRW
141 years ago today, Clara Barton hosted the first official meeting of the @RedCross at her Washington, D.C., home. The Library's Prints and Photographs Division (go.usa.gov/xuSUK?loclr=tw…) offers a visual record of their accomplishments in providing relief throughout the world.
We've been helping @NationalMallNPS celebrate the Lincoln Memorial centennial this month, in part by combing our historic photos for gems like these. Both from the early 1920s, they feature @boyscouts practicing signaling & two men with a 1901 Oldsmobile. nps.gov/linc/planyourv…
Lanisa Kitchiner, Chief of the Library of Congress African And Middle Eastern Division, describes her work with the historic maps, writings and other accomplishments of Sultan Ibrahim Njoya, leader of the Bamum kingdom in modern-day Cameroon. #PSRW #GovPossible
TOMORROW at 8 p.m. ET: Concerts from the Library of Congress presents @Flutronix, a mesmerizing vision of the flute reimagined, featuring selections from this high-octane duo’s unique electro-acoustic repertoire. Get tickets: loc.gov/item/event-403…
For you! A Bike-to-Work Day 🚲 series of phone or desktop backgrounds from the Library’s digital collection of Free to Use and Reuse photographs and prints. Discover more atloc.gov/free-to-use/?l…NS
Today in History: President Lincoln signs Homestead Act, encouraging western settlement, 1862 #otd #tih loc.gov/item/today-in-…
Michele Glymph, Music Specialist in the Library Concert Office, has produced Library concerts for some of the biggest names in entertainment: Paul McCartney, Dolly Parton, Stevie Wonder, Garth Brooks & many others. #GovPossible #PSRW
What are your after-work plans on Thursdays next month? Our new #LIVEAtTheLibrary series features extended hours on Thursday nights, plus happy hour and exciting programming. @annieleibovitz & @whatwouldDOOdo of the @Nationals are among June's highlights. newsroom.loc.gov/news/live-at-t…
Our exhibition, "Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words" features incredible items from her lifetime in activism, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom awarded to her in 1996 by President Clinton. Visit this exhibition before it closes on May 31. More: loc.gov/exhibitions/ro…
TONIGHT at 7 p.m. ET: Joy Williams, 2021 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction winner, joins us at #LIVEAtTheLibrary to present a “Manifesto for the Future”. Get tickets: loc.gov/item/event-403…
Here's your chance to be our teacher in residence and play a role in developing our space for children and families. Deadline for applications is May 23th (which is MONDAY!!!!!). loc.gov/programs/teach… #edchat #elemchat #sschat #ncte #nsta
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The book that had the biggest impact on her, whether audio books count as reading & the most exciting treasures held at the Library: @LibnOfCongress Carla Hayden converses w/ longtime @ABC journalist Charlie Gibson & his daughter Kate on their new podcast. abcaudio.com/podcasts/the-b…
TONIGHT at 7 p.m. ET: Joy Williams, the 2021 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction winner, will present a “Manifesto for the Future” and participate in a conversation with the Library's Clay Smith. #LIVEAtTheLibrary Get tickets: loc.gov/item/event-403…
Celebrating Public Service at the Library: Mark Horowitz, Music Division Reference Specialist, talks about preserving the collection of Broadway icon Jonathan Larson and how it helped @Lin_Manuel make "tick, tick ... BOOM!" #GovPossible #PSRW
Come for the history 📜, stay for happy hour. 🍷 This week#LIVEAtTheLibraryry, a display of national treasures in honor of the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the Lincoln Memorialblogs.loc.gov/manuscripts/20…0Ba
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