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Collecting for a New World: Treasures of the Early Americas

Cherry Blossoms: Sakura Collections from the Library of Congress

This book showcases exquisite watercolor drawings of blossom varieties among the original cherry trees, Japanese woodblock prints by master artists, early 3-D stenographs and contemporary photos of the Tidal Basin cherry blossoms, mementos from a former cherry blossom princess, and more.

Collecting for a New World: Treasures of the Early Americas

Collecting for a New World: Treasures of the Early Americas

A collision of cultures comes to life in the manuscripts, maps, archaeological objects, and rare books that make up the collection of early American treasures in the Library of Congress.

Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words

Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words

This compelling book illumines civil rights icon Rosa Parks’s inner thoughts and ongoing struggles—all through her private manuscripts and handwritten notes, now held by the Library of Congress.

Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote

Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote

The official companion volume to the major Library of Congress exhibition tells the story of the radical and transformative campaign for woman suffrage that spanned more than seven decades.

North Mississippi Homeplace

North Mississippi Homeplace: Photographs & Folklife

This photo essay project juxtaposes the rural Mississippi of the 1970s and the mid-2010s with the author’s personal reflections drawn from his journals, interviews, and archival notes.

American Journal: Fifty Poems for Our Time

American Journal: Fifty Poems for Our Time

Selected by Poet Laureate of the United States and Pulitzer Prize-winner Tracy K. Smith, the fifty poems in American Journal explore and expound the diversity and character of America and her people.

Sondheim on Music

Sondheim on Music: Minor Details and Major Decisions, The Less Is More Edition

Preserving the essential elements of the previous volumes, this edition features a revised introduction and postlude with an additional conversation with Sondheim.

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