Celebrates the public’s choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life.
Presents the work of American Artists who galvanized public interest in World War I from its onset through its aftermath (1914–1918).
Repositions Jacob Riisas a multi-skilled communicator who devoted his life to writing articles and books and delivering lectures nationwide to spur social reform.
Offers perspectives on the art of vocal jazz from the 1920s to the present. Rare video clips, photographic portraits, musical scores, correspondence, drawings, and watercolors reveal the sometimes exuberant, sometimes painful, but always vibrant art and life of jazz singers.
Marks the two-hundredth anniversary of the acquisition of Jefferson’s 6,487-volume library. This acquisition was the foundation of the modern Library of Congress.
Abel Buell’s New and Correct Map of the United States of North America is the first map of the newly independent United States compiled, printed, and published in America by an American. This important early American map is known to exist in only seven copies. Philanthropist David M. Rubenstein has generously placed his copy of the map at the Library.
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Consists of original materials and oral histories drawn from the Veterans History Project collections at the Library of Congress.
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