Today in History: political assassination of an Austrian archduke triggers World War I, 1914. #wwi #otd #tih
Today in History political assassination of an Austrian archduke triggers World War

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Thomas McElroy
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Place your educated guesses on these Westerns in the comments section of the blog. Help get these mysteries solved.
Place your educated guesses on these Westerns in the comments section of

Photo Blog #17: Cowboys and Question Marks | Now See Hear!

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Martha Mason
Cristina Amador-Perez
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The Library of Congress
06/26/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
The “Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration” exhibition is available online.
The Drawing Justice The Art of Courtroom Illustration exhibition is available online

May It Please the Court: “Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration” | Library of Congress Blog

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Jim White
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The Library of Congress
06/26/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Library of Congress Veterans History Project has preserved some incredible and moving stories of LGBTQ+ veterans.
Library of Congress Veterans History Project has preserved some incredible and moving

Serving with Pride: LGBTQ+ Veterans’ Oral History Workshop | Library of Congress Blog

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06/26/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Today in History: 1st section of Atlantic City Boardwalk opens, 1870. #otd #tih
Today in History: 1st section of Atlantic City Boardwalk opens 1870 otd tih

Today in History - June 26

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Semolina Pilchard
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The Library of Congress
06/25/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Millionaire Harry Thaw murders architect Stanford White over the love of "Gibson Girl" Evelyn Nesbit #OTD 1906, resulting in the “trial of the century.” Read all about it in our Chronicling America newspaper archives.
Millionaire Harry Thaw murders architect Stanford White over the love of Gibson

Stanford White - Topics in Chronicling America (Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room, Library of Congress)

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Jason Chadbourne
Maria E. Feny-Aredes
Brennan Cooney LeQuire
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The Library of Congress
06/25/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Today in History: Gen George Custer & 265 troops killed at Battle of Little Big Horn, 1876. #otd #tih
Today in History Gen George Custer 265 troops killed at Battle of

Today in History - June 25

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Rob Brown
Jim Sanborn
Melissa Thompson
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The Library of Congress
06/23/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Librarians from across the country are gathering in Chicago for the annual ALA conference! We'll be there, too -- stop by booth #1819 in the exhibition hall for special presenations & events June 23-26! #ALAac17 #LCatALA
Librarians from across the country are gathering in Chicago for the annual

Library of Congress at the 2017 American Library Association Annual Conference

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Anne Talbott
Noran Warot
Jim White
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The Library of Congress
06/23/2017 at 12:03. Facebook
Special visitors yesterday: Members of the national tour cast of RENT excitedly look over original items from the Jonathan Larson Papers housed here, including production notes and biographies for their characters.
Special visitors yesterday Members of the national tour cast of RENT excitedly

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06/22/2017 at 17:54. Facebook
Maya Lin was a college student when she submitted her winning design proposal for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Maya Lin was a college student when she submitted her winning design

A War Remembered: Maya Lin’s Design for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Aiden Street
Martin Mosher
Polly Zetterberg
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The Library of Congress
06/22/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Tracy K. Smith, our newly announced Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, is keeping busy already. Learn more about what she’s up to!
Tracy K Smith our newly announced Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry is

Introducing Our New Poet Laureate: Online Edition | From the Catbird Seat: Poetry & Literature at the Library of Congress

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The program is a mock appeal of Shylockís case from Shakespeareís Merchant of Venice, taking place after the play itself ends. Actor Edward Gero will portray Shylock. The appeal will be heard by five judges including Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Professors Suzanne Reynolds and Richard Schneider of Wake Forest University Law School; former U.S. Ambassador to...
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The program is a mock appeal of Shylockís case from Shakespeareís Merchant of Venice, taking place after the play itself ends. Actor Edward Gero will portray Shylock. The appeal will be heard by five judges including Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Professors Suzanne Reynolds and Richard Schneider of Wake Forest University Law School; former U.S. Ambassador to...
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Angela Parker
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Today in History: Imperial Japanese troops defeated by Allies on Okinawa, 1945, during World War II. #wwii #otd #tih
Today in History Imperial Japanese troops defeated by Allies on Okinawa 1945

Today in History - June 21

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Hope to see you at the 17th Library of Congress National Book Festival on Saturday, September 2.
Hope to see you at the 17th Library of Congress National Book

2017 Main Stage Authors Announced! | Library of Congress Blog

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Karen Westerbeck
Emma Harrison
Korre Karmela
NEWS: Tony Bennett has been named recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
NEWS Tony Bennett has been named recipient of the Library of Congress

Librarian of Congress Names Tony Bennett Next Recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

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Julia Ann Gentzler Roark
Martha Estes
Hollis Byrnes
Today in History: The Statue of Liberty arrived at its permanent home on Bedloe’s Island in New York Harbor #OTD
Today in History The Statue of Liberty arrived at its permanent home

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Irene Steckler
Lori Atkinson
Jeanne Ruckert Lovy
ICYMI: Read this repost from the blog “From the Catbird Seat: Poetry and Literature at the Library of Congress” about the newly announced 22nd Poet Laureate, Tracy K. Smith.
ICYMI Read this repost from the blog From the Catbird Seat Poetry

Welcome to our New Poet Laureate! | Library of Congress Blog

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The Washington Post chats with "Wonder Woman" Lynda Carter here at the Library today.
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Mick Christopher
Mike Reidy