The Library's unmatched Civil War collections featured in this exhibition chronicle the sacrifices and accomplishments of those in both the North and South whose lives were lost or affected by the events of 1861–1865.
Celebrates the work of Charles Dana Gibson and traces the art of the artist's career, highlighting the rise of the Gibson Girl from the 1890s through the first two decades of the twentieth century.
Explores the many talents of the powerful entertainment duo Danny Kaye (1911–1987) and Sylvia Fine (1913–1991), both raised in Brooklyn, New York.
Examines indigenous cultures, the drama of the encounters between Native Americansand Europeans, and the changes caused by the meeting of the two worlds. It features selections from the Jay I. Kislak Collection.
Celebrates the work of editorial cartoonist Herbert L. Block—better known as "Herblock"—with an ongoing display of ten original drawings, to change every six months, drawn from the Library's extensive Herbert L. Block Collection.
Explores artifacts that represent an array of viewpoints on the interplay of politics and entertainment in American public life.
One-Day Teachers Workshops
One-day Teachers Workshops invite educators from across the country to learn about the U.S. Civil War based on Library of Congress primary and web based materials.
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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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Discover our new exhibitions that bring the world’s largest collection of knowledge, culture, and creativity to life through dynamic displays of artifacts enhanced by interactivity. Examine rare and unique items, including the rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, the Gutenberg Bible, the 1507 Waldseemüller map that first named America, Thomas Jefferson’s recreated library, and the architectural wonders of the Thomas Jefferson Building.
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