April 2001 - Vol. 60, No. 4
Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives Online
A new American Memory collection contains thousands of conversations and photographs of former slaves.
First Lady Laura Bush visited the Library to promote literacy.
A traveling exhibition of photos that celebrate libraries is now available.
Congress has funded the Russian Leadership Program for fiscal year 2001.
Dr. Billington has named a new inspector general.
RALPH BUNCHE'S ODYSSEY
Groundbreaking peacemaker Ralph Bunche was the subject of a film premiere and symposium.
The Library has purchased maps of the 1824-25 visit to America by the Marquis de Lafayette. Our Conservation Corner highlights their preservation.
Highlights of the preservation of the Lafayette maps.
The Library and the Woodrow Wilson Center cosponsored a symposium on public policy in the Americas.
NASA engineer Aprille Ericsson-Jackson delivered the keynote address for the Library's Women's History Month.
The Library and the Women's Learning Partnership sponsored a conference of the literature of women's human rights.
The Federal Library and Information Center presented national awards for federal librarianship.
A new collection on Circuit Chautauqua is available on the American Memory Web site.
The Law Library of Congress has launched a series of programs on foreign legal research.
IMAGES OF IDENTITY
A recent conference at the Library examined the perception of Africa in historical writing through the years.