Abel Buell’s New and Correct Map of the United States of North America is the first map of the newly independent United States compiled, printed, and published in America by an American. This important early American map is known to exist in only seven copies. Philanthropist David M. Rubenstein has generously placed his copy of the map at the Library.
Explores what opera critic Charles Jahant’s Instagram account might have looked like had he lived in the internet age, with photographs of his favorite opera singers, along with captions giving his assessment of each singer’s talent and history.
Celebrates the public’s choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life.
Presents the work of American Artists who galvanized public interest in World War I from its onset through its aftermath (1914–1918).
Explores artifacts that represent an array of viewpoints on the interplay of politics and entertainment in American public life.
Take a trip through a re-created version of Jefferson’s library, which assembles 6,487 volumes that founded the Library of Congress, and learn how one of America’s greatest thinkers was inspired through the world of books.
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Consists of original materials and oral histories drawn from the Veterans History Project collections at the Library of Congress.
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