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One woman who posed as man to serve as a Union soldier. From the Library of Congress new Civil War exhibit.

InRetrospect: October Blogging Edition: Here’s a sampling of some of the highlights in the Library’s blogosphere...

Movie Icon Mary Pickford Subject of New Book, Talk, Tour: A new book on "America's Sweetheart" of the early 20th...

Also, we've launched a new blog, "Voices of the Civil War" with 1st-person accounts from letters, diaries, memoirs.

in 1982: Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated in Washington, DC. Architect Maya Lin's competition drawing

Many (if not all) of our public websites are back up & running, a little earlier than we had expected. Go team!

in 1871 Henry Stanley found David Livingstone in present-day Tanzania causing a worldwide sensation.

First International Summit of the Book: The Library of Congress on December 6 and 7 will host the first Internat...

Special Programming Complements Civil War Exhibit: The Library of Congress commemorates the 150th anniversary of...

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