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Archive: January 2023 (11 Posts)

Film poster for "Knute, Rockne, All American." Actor Pat O'Brien depicted standing in center holding football, inspirational text behind him along with various football silhouettes.

Knute Rockne and Damar Hamlin–Inspiring A Century Apart

Posted by: Stacie Seifrit-Griffin

Inspired by the out-pouring of love and good sportsmanship displayed around Damar Hamlin's recent health scare, the Library's own Stacie Seifrit-Griffin looks at the sports classic "Knute Rockne, All American" (1940) and other audio-visual celebrations of America's love for athletics.

Press photo of Frank Lloyd Wright, in suit and hat, alongside Robert Richman, standing in doorway.

Before the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Part 1

Posted by: Laura Jenemann

One of the many cultural institutions in Washington, D.C. is the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The mission of the Kennedy Center is: “As the nation’s cultural center, and a living memorial to President John F. Kennedy, we are a leader for the arts across America and around the world, reaching and …