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STARTING TODAY! Participate in our Herencia Review Challenge

[Click here for the Spanish version of this post / Haz clic aquí para la versión en español.] This week, the Law Library of Congress challenges you to help improve access to our unique collection of historic Spanish legal materials, Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents, through the Library’s crowdsourcing platform, By the People (BTP). Our goal by the […]

¡COMENZANDO HOY! Participa en nuestro reto de revisión de Herencia

[Click here for the English version of this post / Haz clic aquí para la versión en inglés.] Esta semana, la Biblioteca Jurídica del Congreso te invita a ayudarnos a mejorar el acceso a nuestra colección única de documentos jurídico-históricos de España, Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents, a través de la plataforma de crowdsourcing […]

Happy Fourth of July – What Did the British Think about the Declaration of Independence?

This post is coauthored by Nathan Dorn, rare book curator, and Robert Brammer, chief of the Office of External Relations The Fourth of July is a perfect time to read the Declaration of Independence that not only heralded the American Revolution, but also provided the most powerful and enduring formulation of the American aspirations for freedom and equality. […]

Cooking with Congress: Senator Margaret Chase Smith’s Recipes from Maine

During this time of physical distancing and stay-at-home recommendations, presumably like many of our readers, I have been cooking at home almost exclusively. I love cooking, but after a couple months of teleworking, I grew bored with making the same recipes on loop. For inspiration, I went through my cook book collection and stumbled across […]