The Library features new coloring pages adapted from our collections, adding to the growing number of family activities on offer since Covid-19.
The Library has recently digitized Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks reading her poems, including the iconic “We Real Cool,” at two events 24 years apart as part of National Poetry Month. The recordings are part of the 50 poems added each year to Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature.
The papers of U.S. Presidents Andrew Johnson, Chester Alan Arthur and William McKinley are now available online through the Library of Congress.
One summer night in the White House in 1862, John Nicolay, Lincoln’s secretary, wrote his future wife a whimsical letter about how “all bugdom” was swarming his office, attracted by the light of gas lamp.
The Library of Congress has launched a continuing selection of rights-free images from its collections on the Unsplash stock photo website.
The Alan Lomax papers at the LIbrary of Congress are now available for transcription at By the People, www.crowd.loc.gov.
This week the Library is launching the Constitution Annotated, a website that provides online access to a massive Senate document that has served for more than a century as the official record of the U.S. Constitution.
The Library of Congress website debuted on June 22, 1994. Explore versions of loc.gov from the past 25 years through web archives.
The Associated Press’s Washington Bureau News Dispatches between the tumultuous years between 1915 and 1930 are now available online at the Library.
This is a guest post by Amanda Reichenbach about a new American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) collection covering education reporting on public television. The AAPB is a collaboration between the Library of Congress and the Boston public broadcaster WGBH. Reichenbach worked on the release while interning last summer at the Library’s John W. Kluge […]