The flapper bursts onto the American scene in the early 1920s and becomes America’s post-Great War aesthetic ideal. She’s daring, with a sassy and independent spirit and exists at a time when the entire world’s a stage—and she’s the “It” girl. This new modern girl might drive cars, smoke cigarettes, vote, drink hooch, and kick […]
For those of you celebrating #StarWarsDay on this May 4th, we thought we’d geek out with you a little bit by showing off some of the amazing items from the Library of Congress’ Comic Book Collection - did you know that many of your favorite characters have their own comics? Of course, we also have the original […]
Introducing a blog dedicated to showcasing the amazing stories, both real and imaginary, found in the incredible collections of newspapers and comic books found in the Newspaper & Current Periodical Reading Room. Read about the famous, notorious, scandalous, the superheroes and average Joes.