May 2001 - Vol. 60, No. 5
The Empire That Was Russia
Photographs of Imperial Russia on the eve of World War I by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii are now on display at the Library.
GERSHWIN MATERIALS EXAMINED
Gershwin scholar and performer examines materials.
First lady Laura Bush will serve as honorary chair of the Library's national literacy campaign.
30 YEARS OF CIP
The Cataloging in Publication program has reached a major milestone.
Madison's 250th marked at dinner, symposium.
A WOMAN OF ACTION
Author Sara Paretsky discussed her fictional detective V.I. Warshawski and the writing process on April 3.
Congress has funded the Russian Leadership Program for fiscal year 2001.
Narratives of the Chesapeake Bay region are now online in American Memory.
'GLORIFYING OUR WOMANHOOD'
Author A'Lelia Bundles discussed her biography of pioneering African American businesswoman Madam C.J. Walker.
Sen. Ted Stevens delivered the keynote speech of this year's event, which focussed on preserving electronic records.
Witter Bynner Fellows Tory Dent and Nick Flynn read at the Library April 5.
FOREIGN POLICY SCHOLAR
Aaron Friedberg is named the first Kissinger Scholar at the Library.
Restoring the Prokudin-Gorskii images.
SAVE OUR SOUNDS
The Recording Academy has made a $40,000 grant to the American Folklife Center for audio preservation.
Jazz renaissance man Billy Taylor has donated his collection of memorabilia to the Library.
MUSIC HISTORY FROM PRIMARY SOURCES
A new volume describes the Library's Hans Moldenhauer music archives.