In honor of Hubble Space Telescope’s 30th launch anniversary, we explore it’s early conception and deployment in April 1990 and provide resources for further learning.
During the World War II, the countries involved pushed to advance scientific, technological and medical (STM) research for the war effort. The Library of Congress houses substantial material of original photos, reports, correspondence and manuscripts on scientific, technological and medical research conducted by the United States, Nazi Germany, Imperialist Japan and Fascist Italy
COVID has changed everything, including how people learn. Today we may use computers and the Internet, but correspondence courses as a way to learn have a long tradition in America.
Junior Fellow Sophia Southard writes about two seamstresses Elizabeth Keckley and Ann Lowe working for two first ladies and how their stories are seen withing the historic arch of African Americans in fashion.
Photos of African American newspaper boys led Junior Fellow Sophia Southard to research the history of African American newspapers.
July is National Ice Cream Month and for those interested in studying the history and the industry, the Library of Congress has resources that can help.
A history of the locations of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Read about how tuberculosis affected the African American population during the 1940s and the nurses that helped to treat them – the Black Angels.
2020 Junior Fellow Bailey Ward continues her journey learning about the Library of Congress collections as she starts her project on trade beads.
From the Civil War to World War II to the present day, African American nurses have devoted their lives to serving their communities.