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Category: Visual & Performing Arts

Sweeping view from the floor of a great room, looking upwards past marble columns and arches to a grand golden-colored dome

The Kluge Center, Facial Masks for Veterans, and Students from Singapore

Posted by: Jason Steinhauer

The following story was written¬†by Megan Harris of the Library’s Veterans History Project and was featured in the Library of Congress staff newsletter, The Gazette. It also appeared on the Library of Congress blog under the title “Inquiring Minds: Anna Coleman Ladd and WWI Veterans.” It has been edited. Last month Benjamin King, Maria Ellsworth …

Sweeping view from the floor of a great room, looking upwards past marble columns and arches to a grand golden-colored dome

Art from War: Lecture January 22nd

Posted by: Jason Steinhauer

The following is a cross-post from the Picture This: Library of Congress Prints and Photos blog. The post is authored by Barbara Orbach Natanson,¬†Head of Reference services for the Library’s Prints & Photographs Division. Pictures can eloquently convey some of the ugliness of war. Creating art can also be a powerful means of communicating the …