Filmmaker Rocky Lang talks about how he recently teamed up with film historian Barbara Hall to publish “Letters from Hollywood: Inside the Private World of Classic American Moviemaking,” drawn on correspondence from several collections, including from the Library of Congress.
The Library’s collection of more than 35 U.S. Supreme Court justices make up the largest Supreme Court documents collection in the nation.
A small collection in the Library’s Manuscript Division preserves drawings created by children who survived Nazi concentration camps during World War II.
Exploration into the unknown — when much of the world’s surface was not accurately mapped — is the theme of this month’s edition of the Library’s Free to Use and Reuse sets of copyright-free material.
The Library of Congress houses a multitude of papers, blueprints, recordings, drawings, images and artifacts that document the dazzling era of American invention, from the 1850s to the 1910s.
The Alan Lomax papers at the LIbrary of Congress are now available for transcription at By the People, www.crowd.loc.gov.
Conservationists at the Library of Congress today are working to preserve the original material that forms the foundation of Les Paul’s musical legacy.
The Library of Congress’s Free to Use and Reuse set of copyright-free photographs and prints features eyeglasses this month.
A Nazi commemorative atlas of Operations Barbarossa was captured by U.S. troops after the fall of Berlin in World War II. The only one known to exist, it is housed in the Geography and Maps Division.
The story of the very first commercial Christmas card, the 1843 creation of British arts patron Henry Cole and illustrator John Calcott Horsley.