July 2000 - Vol. 59, No. 7
Celebrating Local Legacies
A centerpiece of the Library's Bicentennial celebrations has been the Local Legacies project, which provides a snapshot of American culture at the turn of the century; also, nearly 2,000 program participants visited the Library in May.
FINDING THE WAY
The Library has acquired six manuscript maps used by the Marquis de Lafayette.
The new "America's Library" Web site has handled more than 10 million hits since its debut on April 24.
NEW IN AMERICAN MEMORY
Several new collections have been added to the Library's premier Web site.
The Library has received the collection of prima ballerina Alexandra Danilova, and a longtime friend offers her personal recollections of the dancer.
LETTERS ABOUT LITERATURE
A student essay contest linking letter-writing and literature enters its 16th year.
STEPHEN SONDHEIM CELEBRATION
The Library hosted an evening of song in honor of the composer's 70th birthday.
Herrera wins Americas award.
Several guidebooks to the Library have been published over its history.
The Library has given new life to a classic film by John Ford.
Photos by Ansel Adams will soon be made available online.
MR. & MRS. SMITH COME TO WASHINGTON
Local Legacies participants visit the nation's capital
"Saga Literature and the Shaping of Icelandic Culture" was the focus of a Library symposium in May.
Federal librarians discussed information futures at this annual event.
FEDERAL LIBRARIANS ROUND TABLE
Federal librarians in the new millennium.
The Library will sponsor a conference covering networked resources and the Internet in November.