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2018 was a banner year for additions to the Library's online resources. Here is a list of a few new resources you may want to... [Read More]
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The papers of James Buchanan (1791-1868), representative and senator of Pennsylvania, secretary of state, and fifteenth president of the United States, and those of his... [Read More]
Vendors would work for free, but they'd essentially gain exclusive rights to the materials for up to three years. [Read More]
The Library of Congress has apologized after posting a tweet on Martin Luther King Jr. Day that paid tribute to Confederate General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson.The... [Read More]
The Library of Congress late Monday said it regretted tweeting about Confederate Gen. "Stonewall" Jackson on Martin Luther King Jr.... [Read More]
This spring, the Library of Congress will bring you a host of events on a variety of topics. Concerts, lectures, film screenings, symposiums and special... [Read More]
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The national library sent the tweet to commemorate the Confederate general's birthday. [Read More]
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The Library of Congress issued what it called a "pre-programmed" tweet on MLK that noted it was Stonewall Jackson's birthday... [Read More]
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Martin Luther King Jr. speaks after meeting with President Lyndon B. Johnson to discuss civil rights at the White House in Washington, December 3, 1963.... [Read More]
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As a slave, he was called "Morro" or "Uncle Moreau." A dignified man in his 60s, he was small in stature, unfit for hard work... [Read More]
Poetry by Mary Oliver on the Library of Congress website. [Read More]
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1 photograph : digital, TIFF file, color. [Read More]
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Manuscript. Title page in English; text in Arabic. Title from fol. 1a. Autograph. Purchased from Sotheby's London, 30 June 2017. Written in North Carolina, United... [Read More]
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The Library of Congress says the memoir is the only surviving slave narrative written in Arabic... [Read More]
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In 1831 Omar Ibn Said was captured in West Africa and brought to the US as a slave, where he wrote a 15-page autobiography, a... [Read More]
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Omar Ibn Said, a wealthy intellectual from West Africa, wrote about his capture and enslavement in America... [Read More]
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Only known surviving slave narrative written in Arabic in the United States is now available for all to see... [Read More]
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In celebration of the African American History Month, the African and Middle Eastern Division (AMED) at the Library of Congress invites you to the Omar... [Read More]
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The man's disheartening story, told a quarter-century after his arrival in South Carolina, is now online after the Library of Congress published the essay, the... [Read More]
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