October 1999 - Vol. 58, No. 10
Boss of the Block from 'Life of the People: Realist Prints and Drawings'
A new exhibition, "Life of the People: Realist Prints and Drawings from the Ben and Beatrice Goldstein Collection, 1912-1948" features works on paper by leading North American artists.
The Preservation Division works to save these original pieces of artwork from deterioration.
NEW IN AMERICAN MEMORY
Religious petitions from Virginia, first-person narratives from the American South, and African American sheet music are now available online.
The Library has announced a schedule of events for its Bicentennial celebration.
The Hispanic Reading Room celebrates its 60th anniversary this month.
The Library has been the beneficiary of many generous gifts throughout its history.
MIGHTIER THAN THE SWORD
Los Angeles Times editorial cartoonist Paul Conrad spoke at the Library on Sept. 8.
"Bridging Art & Commerce," a symposium hosted at the Library by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Library's Center for the Book, was held in March.
The Geography and Map Division has acquired several historic maps, globes and panoramas.
The Library hosted a seminar on "Globalizing Regional Studies."