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A print of the work "Washington Crossing the Delaware," with George Washington standing on a boat, approaching a river bank. He is with 11 other men, one of whom is holding the American flag.

Washington Crossing State Park: History and Community

Posted by: Anna Price

The following is a guest post by Jenifer Gundry, a former intern with the Digital Resources Division of the Law Library of Congress. To celebrate one of my favorite fall locations, I explored the origins of the beautiful and historic Washington Crossing State Park in Titusville, New Jersey. Its storied existence is a testament to the dedication …

New Acquisition: 1872 House Report of the Committee on Indian Affairs

Posted by: Jennifer Davis

Recently, the Law Library acquired a copy of the 1872 House Report of the Committee on Indian Affairs titled Alleged Frauds Against Certain Indian Soldiers. In 1862, in the middle of the Civil War, Indigenous people living in the Midwest who volunteered for service were organized into regiments in the Union Army and were designated …