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    Transcript of "About the FSA Collection" by Carl Fleischhauer... Transcript of "About the FSA Collection" by Carl Fleischhauer: Documenting America, 1935-1943: The Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Photo Collection (Library of Congress Journeys and Crossings)
    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
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    Documenting America, 1935-1943: The Farm Security Administrat... Carl Fleischhauer, co-author of a book about the FSA-OWI photo collection, uses Webcast 1, “About the FSA Collection,” to sketch the history of this famous project that documented American life from the Great Depression to the first years of World War II. In Webcast 2, “Learning from the FSA Collection,” Carl explains how to use the photographs and other materials to better understand the ...
    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
  • Blog
    Literacy Awards Opens for Fifth Round of Applications Three awards totaling $250,000 are being offered for the fifth year in a row by the Library of Congress Literacy Awards program. Applications are due no later than March 31 at midnight EST.
    • Contributor: Sayers, John
    • Date: 2017-02-02
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    Sound & Film: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlight... Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1939
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    Smokey Robinson at Gershwin's Piano Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden chats with Smokey Robinson, recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, as the singer-songwriter sits at the piano of George Gerswhin at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Sayers, John
    • Date: 2017-02-07
  • Film, Video
    Transcript of "Learning from the FSA Collection" by Carl Flei... Transcript of "Learning from the FSA Collection" by Carl Fleischhauer: Documenting America, 1935-1943: The Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Photo Collection (Library of Congress Journeys and Crossings)
    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
  • Film, Video
    Sound & Film: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlight... Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1939
  • Blog
    How Do You Say "Law" in…? As we are the Law Library of Congress, I thought it would be nice to ask staff to say the word law in their native language.
    • Contributor: Weber, Andrew
    • Date: 2016-06-10
  • Blog
    New FADGI Guidelines for Embedded Metadata in DPX Files New FADGI Guidelines for Embedded Metadata in DPX Files. A blog post at "The Signal" on 2016-12-16.
    • Contributor: Murray, Kate
    • Date: 2016-12-16
  • Film, Video
    Sound & Film: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlight... Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1930
  • Film, Video
    Constance Carter: Plant Hunters (Journeys and Crossings, Libr... Constance Carter, Head of the Science Reference Section, Library of Congress, describes the work of the intrepid group of scientists from the U.S. and beyond who traveled the world collecting plants to enrich botanical knowledge and their nations’ gardens. (Plant Hunters, Journeys and Crossings, Library of Congress, Digital Reference Section).
    • Contributor: Carter, Constance
  • Blog
    An Introduction to Congress.gov A Brief Introduction to Congress.gov Video Tutorial
    • Contributor: Brammer, Robert
    • Date: 2014-08-21
  • Blog
    How Do You Say "Book" in…? It's almost time for the National Book Festival! To celebrate I have asked a dozen co-workers How Do You Say "Book" in...? a dozen different ways.
    • Contributor: Weber, Andrew
    • Date: 2016-09-23
  • Film, Video
    Sound & Film: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlight... Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1930
  • Blog
    Here's to a Couple of Ruff Characters Here’s to a Couple of Ruff Characters. A blog post at "Library of Congress Blog" on 2016-04-22.
    • Contributor: Gavin, Jennifer
    • Date: 2016-04-22
  • Blog
    The Civil Rights History Project: Primary Sources and Oral Hi... History is most fascinating when we feel connected to the people who lived in the past. One way to pique student interest is by using primary sources from the Library of Congress -- letters, photographs, and oral histories -- that document real people's lives. The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress recently launched the Civil Rights History Project, a digitized collection of ...
    • Contributor: Lederle, Cheryl
    • Date: 2014-09-11
  • Blog
    The Américas Award: Bringing Literature to Life with Primary ... On Friday, September 18th, 2015, the Library of Congress hosted the Américas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature. The award, co-sponsored with the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs, recognizes work that "authentically and engagingly portrays Latin Americans, Caribbeans, or Latinos in the United States." These diverse stories can be highlighted and brought to life through the use of primary sources.
    • Contributor: Bell, Danna
    • Date: 2015-09-24
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    How Do You Say "Library" in…? I've asked a few people from the Law Library of Congress to say "Library" in their native language.
    • Contributor: Weber, Andrew
    • Date: 2016-08-11