Explore Mexican American contributions to the U.S. economy using collections from the Occupational Folklife Project (OFP), the related individual worker reflections celebrated in the new America Works podcast, and the StoryCorps project, which has its archive at the Library of Congress.
Joseph A. Torres-González, 2021 Junior Fellow, answers five questions about his work with the Science, Technology and Business Division’s Latin American Food Studies Project.
The United States Atomic Energy Commission started an effort in 1947 to identify and develop domestic sources of uranium for purposes of national security, putting out advertisements and offering financial incentives, which created a uranium rush of those hoping to strike it rich.
Join the Science Reference Section in discovering digitized science collections from the Library of Congress on September 21.
Tania M. Ríos Marrero, 2021 Junior Fellow, tells us about her research and what it was like collaborating with the Library.
In the summer of 1860, three American scientists set out on an epic months-long journey into the Canadian north, where indigenous guides hauled them hundreds of miles up the Saskatchewan River to catch sight of a total solar eclipse.
Interested in how to do Business Research at the Library of Congress? Attend our Virtual Business Research Orientation on September 8, from 1-2 pm!
Hannah Spring Pfeifer, one of the 2021 Library of Congress Junior Fellows in the Science, Technology and Business Division, reflects on her work this summer.
While the Bulletin published regular tables like “Retail Prices of Food,” it also included articles on more specific topics.
In celebration of National Aviation Day on August 19, come fly away with us on a virtual tour exploring the Library’s world-class history of aviation collections.