Continuing the Library of Congress COVID-19 Health Webinar Series, the Library’s Health Services Division (HSD) and Science, Technology, and Business Division (ST&B) will be hosting a virtual panel on “COVID-19 and Ethics: Disparity in Pandemics” on Wednesday, June 23 at 11:30 a.m. (E.D.T).
While many believe that the 13th Amendment ended slavery, there was an exemption that was used to create a prison convict leasing system of involuntary servitude to fill the labor supply shortage in the southern states after the Civil War.
…it also became clear to me that I was entering into a rare opportunity. During my ten weeks with the Library of Congress, I would have access to a collection of materials composed largely of textbooks, cypher books, or treatises in the history of math–a collection most of which had never been digitized and, as a result, was generally understudied.
The Library offers a number of orientations/classes and sometimes Business Reference takes their turn. This time we are teaching So…you want to research old companies.
One hundred years ago on May 31 and June 1, 1921, mobs of white residents attacked Black residents, homes, and businesses, as well as cultural and public institutions in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, OK, an oil boom city and one of the wealthiest Black communities in the United States. The Red Cross provided critical medical aid and temporary tent housing, and documented the violence in official reports.
You might not think of either as a “business” topic but they are, because both are their own industries and because logistics – the commercial activity of transporting goods to customers – have been core parts of the U.S. economy and world trade.
Asian-owned businesses make up 10 percent of all businesses in United States and during the COVID-19 pandemic many have felt the effects of a new rise in anti-Asian sentiment.
Join the Science Reference Section in discovering digitized science collections from the Library of Congress on May 18.
Please join the Library of Congress Health Services Division and the Science, Technology and Business Division for a “COVID-19 and the Brain” online presentation on May 13, 2021 at 11:30 A.M. (E.D.T.).
Cicada Brood X is on its way! Learn more about their upcoming appearance.