Library of Congress

Library of Congress


We are the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in our collections.

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Waste Not, Want Not: While the Civil War imposed hardships on both sides, the South found it particularly diffic...

Stop the Presses!: With Election Day upon us and votes soon to be counted, the nation waits with bated breath to...

1861 Jefferson Davis is elected president of the Confederacy Map of the Confederate states 1864

Protocol for One and All:     Etiquette.  We love to make fun of it – from the character Rose Maybud in Gilbert ...

DC area music lovers: Don't forget, there have been some changes to our concert schedule within the next few days.

Which means you should download your Veteran's History Project interview kit TODAY & capture a veteran's story.

Reminder: Next weekend (Veteran's Day holiday) our websites will be down & some buildings closed for maintenance.

Ever wanted to become a mermaid? This video of the mermaids of Weeki Wachee (Florida, U.S.A.) in training might help:

Changes to Concerts Nov. 3 and Nov. 9: The Library of Congress has announced changes to two upcoming programs fr...

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