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InRetrospect: July Blogging Edition

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The Library’s blogosphere kept things cool in the July heat with a variety of posts representing the wealth and breadth of the institution’s collections and initiatives. Here are just a few selections.

In the Muse: Performing Arts Blog

Robin Rausch talks about musical adaptations of Lew Wallace’s well-known book.

Inside Adams: Science, Technology & Business

D.C. goes wild over the “corpse flower.”

In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress

A debate in early 19th century Congress leads to a tragic end.

The Signal: Digital Preservation

Bill Lefurgy offers advice on making digital archiving easier for today’s society.

Teaching with the Library of Congress

The blog looks back on a post about Washington’s 1776 crossing of the Delaware River.

Picture This: Library of Congress Prints & Photos

Jeff Bridgers beats the July heat by looking at some photochroms in P&P’s collections.

From the Catbird Seat: Poetry & Literature at the Library of Congress

Rob Casper talks about Natasha Trethewey’s first year as Poet Laureate.


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