Commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, looks at events that shaped the civil rights movement, and explores the far-reaching impact of the act on a changing society.
May 8, 2015–May 2016
Marks the two-hundredth anniversary of the acquisition of Jefferson’s 6,487-volume library. This acquisition was the foundation of the modern Library of Congress.
Features editorial cartoons by Herblock paired with the work of his contemporaries, providing visual insights into key moments that shaped the United States in the twentieth century.
Journeys from the Baroque courts of Europe to the Broadway stages of the U.S. and offers a glimpse at the theatrical design collections at the Library of Congress.
Examines indigenous cultures, the drama of the encounters between Native Americansand Europeans, and the changes caused by the meeting of the two worlds. It features selections from the Jay I. Kislak Collection.
Explores artifacts that represent an array of viewpoints on the interplay of politics and entertainment in American public life.
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Consists of original materials and oral histories drawn from the Veterans History Project collections at the Library of Congress.
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