9: An Annotated List of Reference Websites
Library of Congress Resources: Arts, Fine and Decorative
Provides free and open access through the Internet to written and
spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints,
maps, and sheet music that document the American experience.
Provides general information on current, upcoming, and past exhibits
with extensive online exhibitions and virtual tours.
Prints and Photographs Reading Room
The prints and photographs collections today number more than 13.7
million images. These include photographs, prints and drawings,
posters, and architectural and engineering drawings. Many of the
catalog records are accompanied by digital images--about one million
digital images in all.
The Thomas Jefferson Building – A
Virtual Tour of the Library of Congress
Images of the decorative and architectural elements of the Jefferson
Building of the Library of Congress are provided with accompanying
historical and descriptive information.
Caroline and Erwin Swann Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon
The Swann Foundation home page includes information about the Swann
Foundation Fellowship as well as exhibits, cartoon research at
the Library of Congress, and related events.