Join historian Ryan Reft and senior archives specialist Connie Cartledge at noon on Thursday, March 23, as they discuss the intersection of mid-century politics, anti-communism, and Manuscript Division collections with Matthew Dallek, author of the new book Birchers: How the John Birch Society Radicalized the American Right.
This guest post is by Adrienne Cannon, historian of African American history and culture in the Manuscript Division. On September 22, 2022, the Manuscript Division partnered with the Exhibits Office and Mosaic Theater to present Live! at the Library: Reflections from the Past, Present and Future with Mosaic Theater. A recording of the event is …
Join the Manuscript Division for a special night of Live! at the Library on Thursday, May 19, from 5 pm to 8 pm in the Thomas Jefferson Building in honor of the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial.
Join us for a conversation between Kluge Staff Fellow and historian Julie Miller and historian Bruce Ragsdale, whose recent book on George Washington explores the first president's relationship with farming and slavery and draws on the George Washington Papers held by the Manuscript Division.
World War I had a wide ranging impact on Europe and the United States particularly in the management of news, information, and propaganda. Join the Library of Congress Manuscript Division and author John M. Hamilton on November 10 at 12 noon for a discussion of the Committee on Public Information (CPI) and its influence on civil liberties, news gathering, and the issuance of propaganda in the United States and abroad.