Detail from: Currier and Ives. The Declaration Committee. New York, 1876. Lithograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (8)

Detail from: Currier and Ives. The Declaration Committee. New York, 1876. Lithograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (8)

This special exhibition is the second in a series of public previews of unique documents from the collections of the Library of Congress. These previews will culminate in the permanent exhibition, "Treasures of the Library of Congress," funded by the Xerox Foundation, which will open in 1997, the 100th anniversary of the Thomas Jefferson Building.

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