Giuliana Muscio teaches film studies at the University of Padova in Italy. She’s using the Library to research her next book about Robert G. Vignola, an Italian immigrant who directed and acted in silent movies.
The papers of Jim Bouton, the former Major League pitcher whose 1970 memoir, “Ball Four,” became one of the most celebrated American books of the 20th Century, are now at the Library of Congress.
The Library’s “Free to Use and Reuse” sets features copyright-free prints and photographs for public use.
Saxophonist Chris Potter talks about the legacy of jazz great BIlly Strayhorn, whose papers are now at the Library of Congress.
This story is adapted from an upcoming story in the Library of Congress Magazine. It recounts the day of July 2, 1881 — 138 years ago — when President James A. Garfield was shot at a train station in Washington and the national drama that ensued. Something about Charles Guiteau wasn’t right — anyone could […]