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Lincoln wrote a memo before 1864 election vowing support to opponent McClellan if he won. Lincoln was re-elected Nov 8. http://myloc.gov/Exhibitions/lincoln/presidency/HealingTheNationsWounds/ExhibitObjects/BlindMemo.aspx …
Waste Not, Want Not: While the Civil War imposed hardships on both sides, the South found it particularly diffic... http://1.usa.gov/VDSM4q
Stop the Presses!: With Election Day upon us and votes soon to be counted, the nation waits with bated breath to... http://1.usa.gov/WvFlF7
REMINDER: all Library websites down & some buildings to close this coming holiday weekend for maintenance. http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2012/12-A06.html …
Before (or after) you cast your ballot, take a look at some campaign song blasts from the past. http://myloc.gov/exhibitions/presidentialsongs/Pages/default.aspx …
#OnThisDay 1861 Jefferson Davis is elected president of the Confederacy http://go.usa.gov/Y63d Map of the Confederate states 1864 #CivilWar
River of Words is accepting submissions to its environmental poetry & art contest for ages 5-19. http://readsc.org/2012/11/05/worlds-largest-youth-poetry-art-contest-announced/ …
Protocol for One and All: Etiquette. We love to make fun of it – from the character Rose Maybud in Gilbert ... http://1.usa.gov/VjGfTt
President John F. Kennedy greets Peace Corps Volunteers at the White House, in 1962. http://bit.ly/U1s71p
DC area music lovers: Don't forget, there have been some changes to our concert schedule within the next few days. http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2012/12-206.html …
There's a chill in the air & the holidays are around the corner. You'll need your Library of Congress ornament soon! http://www.loc.gov/shop/index.php?action=cCatalog.showItem&cid=22&iid=4601&PHPSESSID=d3dcc7ca4611c53e1b92237be21cb56a …
Which means you should download your Veteran's History Project interview kit TODAY & capture a veteran's story. http://www.loc.gov/vets/kit.html
Reminder: Next weekend (Veteran's Day holiday) our websites will be down & some buildings closed for maintenance. http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2012/12-A06.html …
Ever wanted to become a mermaid? This video of the mermaids of Weeki Wachee (Florida, U.S.A.) in training might help: http://bit.ly/TxdLn9
What was political speech like 100 years ago? You might be surprised. http://blog.aarp.org/2012/11/01/who-are-you-voting-for-in-12-on-these-discs-wilson-taft-and-roosevelt-want-your-vote/ …
Turning to poetry in difficult times: a dispatch from Brooklyn. http://blogs.loc.gov/catbird/2012/11/turning-to-poetry/ …
Changes to Concerts Nov. 3 and Nov. 9: The Library of Congress has announced changes to two upcoming programs fr... http://1.usa.gov/VfcgfE
One of our favorite collections in http://www.loc.gov/pictures/ RT
@HuffPostArts Breathtaking color photos of imperial Russia http://huff.to/XUnS7d
@todaysdocument: 6,487 books: $23,950. Rebuilding @librarycongress? Priceless. http://tmblr.co/ZKvbjxWNiMes #TDiH #library
#OnThisDay 1897 @LibraryCongress' Jefferson Bldg opened to the public. MORE: http://1.usa.gov/8ykaLp http://cs.pn/oIQmuC http://twitpic.com/b9do49
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