Working remotely, a Junior Fellow analyzed digitized Hispanic collections at the Library of Congress.
The Rare Book & Special Collections Division at the Library of Congress has one of only thirteen known copies of the radical Alexander Radishchev’s banned 1790 novel “Puteshestvie iz Peterburga v Moskvu” (A Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow).
Leadership Development Program Fellow Amal Morsy at the Library of Congress talks about her leadership training experience.
This piece, which is the second part of a two-part series on textiles and Asia, looks at story cloths in the context of the Hmong exodus from Laos at the end of the Vietnam War in 1975.
This piece, which is the first of a two-part blog on textiles and Asia, examines the Urdu women’s magazine “Jauhar-i nisvān̲” from the South Asian Rare Book Collection and what can be gleaned from the magazine about the importance of embroidery to women refugees during the 1947 Partition of South Asia.
From salonnières to revolutionaries, French women played a variety of roles in the the French Revolution.
The African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress welcomes three Junior Fellows for their summer internships. They are: Chelsey Brown, Briana Gausland and August Kahn.
The Hispanic Division hosts Junior Fellows Summer Interns who are creating data visualizations of the collections and the indigenous reaction to the Spanish conquest, and expanding access to Latin American, Spanish, Portuguese, and Latinx writers.
The Library of Congress African and Middle Eastern Division recently acquired a rare Gospel book printed in Rome in 1548 AD. It is the first printed edition of the New Testament in Geez, ግዕዝ (Ethiopic), the ancient liturgical language of Ethiopia.
The Ainu and Ezochi Rare Collection makes numerous rare Japanese books about the Ainu people and their traditional homeland freely available in digital format.