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2021 Events

June 3

Manuscript Research Orientation Featuring LGBTQ Topics

For LGBTQ Pride Month, this orientation will include an overview of materials relating to LGBTQ topics in the Manuscript Division collections. Highlights include personal papers of prominent figures such as Frank Kameny, Janet Flanner, Bayard Rustin, Walt Whitman, Lilli Vincenz, and Truman Capote; pertinent records of organizations such as the American Psychological Association, League of Women Voters, and NAACP; and collections which include relevant material on certain subjects, such as Supreme Court decisions, legal matters, and HIV/AIDS. The session will include time for Q&A about research strategies or steps on specific research projects.

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June 8

Prints & Photographs Virtual Orientation: Commemorating Pride Month with LGBTQ+ Images

This orientation session will include a brief introduction to photographs, posters and other pictures in the Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division that relate to LGBTQ history and culture. Instruction will cover library search tools, online resources, and how to prepare for a future visit to the reading room.

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June 16

Prints & Photographs Virtual Orientation: Commemorating Pride Month with LGBTQ+ Images

This orientation session will include a brief introduction to photographs, posters and other pictures in the Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division that relate to LGBTQ history and culture. Instruction will cover library search tools, online resources, and how to prepare for a future visit to the reading room.

Online event at  zoomgov.com External.

June 28

Virtual LGBTQ Pride Night

In celebration of Pride 2021, we invite you to join Meg Metcalf, Women’s, Gender and LGBTQIA+ Studies Librarian and Collection Specialist, as they explore the depth, breadth, and diversity of LGBTQ collections and services at the Library of Congress. Meg will provide a brief overview of what’s available in each reading room and research center as well as a detailed introduction into the rare and unique holdings in the Library's general and international collections.

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