January 2000 - Vol. 59, No. 1
Arthur Szyk: Artist for Freedom
Arthur Szyk created some of the most memorable anti-Axis propaganda during World War II, as well as finely rendered and patriotic celebrations of the United States, his adopted country.
ON THE NEW FRONTIER
A new Web site chronicles the exploration, settlement and development of the American West and Russia's parallel experience in exploring and settling the Russian Far East.
THE LATEST ONLINE
A collection of Civil War maps and experiences of African Americans in Ohio are new in the American Memory collections.
LEADING BY EXAMPLE
Congress has funded phase two of the Russian Leadership Program, which brought 2,200 political, business, and academic leaders to the United States last year.
The Library has published several versions of its history during its 200 years.
A seminar on "Understanding Our Selves: The Science of Cognition" concluded the Library's project on the Decade of the Brain with the National Institute of Mental Health.
PAUL PRY and THE HUNTRESS
In the 1800s, Anne Newport Royall exposed political corruption and religious fraud in two newspapers.
The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped has installed a new state-of-the-art digital recording facility.
NEW COPYRIGHT LAW
Congress passed a new intellectual property and communications reform act.