News from the Library of Congress

November 2003

September 2003

July 2003

  • July 16, 2003  (03-127)
    "The Stars and Stripes" Collection Now Part of American Memory Web Site The Library of Congress has released a new addition to the American Memory Web site of more than 120 thematically organized collections. “The Stars and Stripes: The American Soldiers’ Newspaper of World War I, 1918-1919,” is now available at
    • Date: 2003-07-16

June 2003

  • June 26, 2003  (03-122)
    American Women: A Gateway for the Study of Women's History Debuts "American Women: A Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States" is the newest presentation from American Memory, the Library's Web site of 8 million digital items. "American Women" can be accessed at
    • Date: 2003-06-26
  • June 17, 2003  (03-112)
    American Memory Adds Special Presentation on Maps of Macau The Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress has mounted a special presentation online in the "Map Collections, 1500-2003" of the American Memory Web site devoted to Macau, the oldest permanent European settlement in Asia, which was returned by Portugal to China in 1999.
    • Date: 2003-06-17

May 2003

  • May 23, 2003  (03-095)
    Library of Congress Launches Patriotic Web Site In honor of Memorial Day and in celebration of the American spirit, the Library of Congress is launching a new Web site highlighting its collections of veterans' stories, patriotic music and community life.
    • Date: 2003-05-23
  • May 20, 2003  (03-090)
    Veterans History Project Goes Online on Library of Congress Web Site This Memorial Day, May 26, 21 fully digitized collections of materials submitted by veterans and civilians will be available for the first time on the Library of Congress Web site at
    • Date: 2003-05-20

March 2003

  • March 14, 2003  (03-051)
    Veterans History Project Salute to Women On the occasion of Women's History Month, the Veterans History Project will host an Open House that is free and open to the public and will include:
    • Date: 2003-03-14