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Archive: 2023 (9 Posts)

Two hikers climb down a steepslope in alpine landscape, with snow visible on distant peaks and valleys.

Take a Hike!

Posted by: Melissa Lindberg

For some, recreation is as much a part of holiday tradition as comfort food and relaxation. Explore images related to hiking in this blog post.

Photo shows large red bard in background, with dozens of bright orange pumplins on green lawn in foreground.

Pumpkins in Pictures

Posted by: Melissa Lindberg

Every fall, as the weather begins to transition from hot and humid to cool and brisk, my mind turns to happy memories of comforting foods and trips to pumpkin patches from years past. View this post to explore some pumpkin imagery from the collections.

Building Access to the Paul Marvin Rudolph Archive

Posted by: Melissa Lindberg

Paul Rudolph was one of the most significant American architects of the 20th century, best known for his modern, brutalist designs. This interview describes the experiences of two Library of Congress Junior Fellows, Rob Johnson and Carter Jackson, both currently working in the Prints & Photographs Division to contribute to the future processing of the Paul Marvin Rudolph archive.

Seeing the Season: Scenes from Summer Camp

Posted by: Melissa Lindberg

The following is a guest post by Kate Fogle, Assistant Curator of Photography, Prints & Photographs Division. The solstice has come and gone, and summer has invariably set in. While the temperature is cool in the Prints & Photographs (P&P) Division’s storage spaces —to safeguard our materials from the ravages of heat and humidity—a selection …

Sailors look through the viewfinders of their handheld cameras near a group of people standing in St. Peter’s Square.

Vatican City, Israel, and Other New Additions to the David “Chim” Seymour Photograph Collection

Posted by: Melissa Lindberg

The following is a guest post by Adam Silvia, Curator of Photography in the Prints & Photographs Division. The Prints & Photographs Division is pleased to announce a gift of 173 additional photographs by the distinguished photojournalist David “Chim” Seymour. Donated to the Library of Congress by the photographer’s nephew, Ben Shneiderman, the pictures reflect …

Photo shows three-quarter left rear view of Wright brothers glider in flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.

Revisiting Rights-Free: Exploring the Wright Brothers Negatives

Posted by: Melissa Lindberg

For lovers of twentieth-century history in general and for aviation enthusiasts specifically, the Prints & Photographs Division’s collection of Wright Brothers Negatives provides a fascinating body of evidence for early developments in aviation technology. All of the images, ranging in date from 1897 to 1928, are digitized and readily available for viewing from anywhere. It …