• Common Language, Separate Voices - John Bull and Uncle Sam: Four Centuries of British-American Relations

    Although the US and England share the same language, these documents show the divergent uses and perspectives of English.

    • Contributor: Kipling, Rudyard
    • Date: 2010-07-22
  • Voices of Civil Rights

    The events of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement are documented through personal stories, oral histories, and photographs collected by the "Voices of Civil Rights" project, and marks the arrival of these materials to the Library.

    • Date: 2005-02-24
  • To See the Wizard - The Wizard of Oz: An American Fairy Tale

    The 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film is the best-known dramatization of the Wizard of Oz in addition to The Wiz, Royal Shakespeare 's 1987 staging, Disney's return to Oz and David Lynch's Wild at Heart.

    • Contributor: Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank) - Denslow, William Wallace - Hamlin, Fred (Frederic Albert) - Harburg, E. Y. (Edgar Yipsel) - Arlen, Harold
    • Date: 2000-04-21
  • About this Collection -- Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress

    The Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress presents the papers of the nineteenth-century African American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer, writer, and publisher. The online collection, containing approximately 7,400 items (38,000 images), spans the years 1841-1964, with the bulk of the material dating from 1862 to 1865. Many of Douglass's earlier ...

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Date: 1900
  • About this Collection -- Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment : Selections from the Tilton C. Reynolds Papers

    Comprising 164 items (359 digital images), this online presentation includes correspondence, photographs, and other materials dating between 1861 and 1865 documenting the Civil War experience of Captain Tilton C. Reynolds, a member of the 105th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers. The letters feature details of the regiment's movements, accounts of military engagements, and descriptions of the daily life of soldiers and their views of the ...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Date: 1851