January 25, 2024
Library of Congress volunteer transcription program By the People, in collaboration with the Center for Black Digital History at Pennsylvania State University, invites you to join a Douglass Day transcribe-a-thon focused on letters from the Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress!
African American History, Digital Collections, Researcher Resources, Women's & Gender History
January 18, 2024
Manuscript Division intern Maureen S. Thompson describes the experience of locating African Americans in the Blair Family Papers, and highlights some of the notable documents she discovered.
African American History, Early America, Intern Spotlight, Letters, Women's & Gender History
January 11, 2024
Andrea J. Briggs
Discover how former Library of Congress Asian Division chief Warren M. Tsuneishi built bonds across nationalities and languages through a shared love for books and knowledge.
Asian American History, Intern Spotlight, Library of Congress History
January 4, 2024
A new acquisition sheds light on White House New Year’s receptions, fashion, and the social customs of Washington society during the presidency of James Monroe in the early national period.
Holidays, Politics, Women's & Gender History