Join us on November 30 for a “Live! at the Library” commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of home rule in Washington, D.C., with a panel discussion on the legacy of home rule moderated by Kojo Nnamdi and featuring journalist Tom Sherwood; The Drum and Spear Bookstore co-founder, Eyes on the Prize documentarian and civil rights activist Judy Richardson; and historians G. Derek Musgrove and Kyla Sommers. A performance by the D.C. Go-Go band Mambo Sauce will follow the panel discussion.
In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, a Library of Congress “Native American Arts” display highlights select Indigenous artists documented in Indian Arts and Crafts Board materials in the Manuscript Division’s Vincent Price Papers.
The Manuscript Division welcomes its second National Woman’s Party research fellow this fall and announces the opening of the application period for the third year of the National Woman’s Party Fellowship.
While the Pinkerton’s National Detective Agency Records might not contain your grandfather’s Pinkerton’s employment history, the collection offers information about the Pinkertons who ran the family’s agency and some of the more interesting criminals they investigated.