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    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
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    An Introduction to Congress.gov

    A Brief Introduction to Congress.gov Video Tutorial

    • Contributor: Brammer, Robert
    • Date: 2014-08-21
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    The Américas Award: Bringing Literature to Life with Primary Sources

    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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    The Civil Rights History Project: Primary Sources and Oral History

    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