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Card with photograph of a baby sleeping in a small cloth hammock.

Why Celebrate New Year’s?

Posted by: Josh Levy

The recipe completed with finished gingerbread, accompanied by candied ginger and cranberries on a white plate with a blue rim. Photo courtesy of author.

Of Note: A Dessert Straight Out of History

Posted by: Andrea J. Briggs

first page of handwritten manuscript letter beginning with "Dear Sir"

George Washington, “The Greatest Man in the World”?

Posted by: Elizabeth Novara

Handwritten message on printed telegram form

Of Note: Lincoln Reelected. Simple Message, Complex Messaging System

Posted by: Michelle Krowl

Photograph of Ann Cottrell interviewing refugees in China, the photograph is in black and white with Free wearing a long skirt and a what appears to be a beige top, 1948. Box 224, Ann Cottrell Free Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress.

Recently Processed Ann Cottrell Free Papers Expand Coverage of Women Journalists in the Manuscript Division

Posted by: Elizabeth Novara