Library of Congress
A Houston housewife who has quietly collected rare Civil War images for 50 years has sold more than 500 early photographs to the Library of Congress.
One of the most broadcast songs of the 20th century, Ben E. King’s “Stand by Me,” has been selected for preservation at the Library of Congress, along with recordings from Joan Baez, The Righteous Brothers, Steve Martin and the darker sounds of the band Radiohead.
Twenty-five sound recordings that span from 1890 to 1999 are being added Wednesday to the library’s National Recording Registry
Rosa Parks, who refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus, reflected later on how it felt to be treated less than equal and how tired she was of being “pushed around” — parts of her history long hidden away.
“Saving Private Ryan” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” are among 25 movies being inducted this year into the National Film Registry for long-term preservation, the Library of Congress announced Wednesday.
Britain’s Princess Anne is visiting the Library of Congress in Washington to open a new exhibition marking the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta as a landmark declaration of rights and liberties.
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The U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate have reported for full, 5-day work weeks 258 times – or 13.5 percent of the 1,917 weeks Congress has been in session since Jan. 1, 1978.
Hundreds of items from civil rights icon Rosa Parks that were long kept hidden away in a New York warehouse will have a new home at the Library of Congress for the next 10 years.
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