Photos, Prints, Drawings Photograph of the evacuation of Library of Congress materials from Washington, D.C., December 1941
Photos, Prints, Drawings
Library of Congress
Libraries and War
Library of Congress
World War II
- Photograph of the evacuation of Library of Congress materials from Washington, D.C., December 1941
- Contributor Names
- Library of Congress
- Created / Published
- December 1941
- Subject Headings
- - World War II
- - Library of Congress
- - Libraries and war
- - Manuscripts
- - Transcribed from item: "War Precautionary Measures- Evacuation of Library of Congress materials from Washington, D.C., shortly after December 7, 1941. Approximately 5,000 boxes were transported in 29 van loads under convoy by Library of Congress personnel to 3 localities of relative security."
- Call Number
- Location: PIO 142, LC-USP6-227A
- Source Collection
- Library of Congress Archives: Photographs, Illustrations, Objects
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
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