Join us for Part Three of the Double Take Webinar Series: When Was This Photograph Taken – Thursday, March 25 at 4PM ET

North Corridor, Great Hall. View of the U.S. Capitol at sunrise, seen through a window below a mural by Charles Sprague Pearce that shows female figures with quotation from Confucious that begins “Give instruction.” Carol Highsmith 2007

We are excited to host the third installment of the Double Take webinar series on March 25! In this series, specialists from the Library’s Prints and Photographs Division guide the audience through an interactive exploration of some curious and compelling images found in the Library’s collections, share their research strategies, and answer questions.

Thursday, March 25, 4PM ET – “When Was This Photograph Taken?”

What clues can you use to determine when a picture was made or a photo was taken? In this session, Reference Specialist Kristi Finefield walks attendees through the process of determining the date range of an aerial photograph of Washington, D.C.

To register for this event, visit our “Webinars and Workshops” page. You can also learn more about the Double Take series and access past recordings and session materials on that page.

We hope you can join us!

Free Webinar—Teaching Poetry: Living Nations, Living Words on March 24, 4-5 ET

Thanks to our colleague Anne Holmes, of the Library’s Poetry and Literature Center, for this post. Register now for this webinar! Join us for an engaging and generative teacher-focused conversation on “Living Nations, Living Words,” U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo’s signature project. Leading the discussion will be specialists from the Library of Congress and members of […]

New Guide to Help Middle and High School Students Conduct Research with Library Resources

Learn about the online research guide for middle and high school students that will help them locate and use digitized resources, find research inspiration, definitions for primary and secondary sources, strategies for searching primary and secondary sources on the Library’s website and beyond, and suggestions on citing resources appropriately.