The Allen Neuharth Papers in the Library’s Manuscript Division provide an inside look at a changing industry, the rise of the only national newspaper established after World War II and the thoughts, practices and endeavors of a media mogul who helped defined the age.
Our Mystery Photo Contest has another mystery solved, this time with connections to classic Hollywood.
Haruo Shimizu survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and gave a harrowing narrative of that day to Bill Floyd, an American soldier stationed in post-war Japan. Floyd’s family recently donated his papers, including the manuscript, to the Library.
Jason Reynolds, the National Ambassador for Young Peoples Literature, writes about the problems of posing for photographs in his August newsletter.
Tune in on Instagram and Twitter to learn 19 stories you may not know from the Library of Congress, Smithsonian and National Archives. Every weekday from August 3 through Women’s Equality Day, August 26, we’re counting down from 19 to 1 with a new story each day on our Instagram and Twitter feeds.
The Library begins a new blog for families and children, Minerva’s Kaleidoscope.
Library collections preserve photos taken by George S. Patton, the brilliant World War II commander on campaigns through North Africa and Europe. His family donated his papers to the Library after his death in 1945.
Amara Alexander is the 2019-20 Einstein Fellow at the Library of Congress. Here, she writes about her research at the Library.
Nicole Lamberson of the Copyright Office offers fun guidance as to what you can and can’t copyright.
A remembrance of Rep. John Lewis by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden upon the congressman’s death on July 17, 2020.