Features baseball sheet music from the Library’s collections that illustrate the congruence between the evolution of the sport from before the Civil War to the present and the musical counterparts that have chronicled in song baseball’s greatest moments.
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.
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.
Celebrates the work of editorial cartoonist Herbert L. Block—better known as "Herblock"—with an ongoing display of ten original drawings, to change every six months, drawn from the Library's extensive Herbert L. Block Collection.
Examines the upheaval of world war as Americans confronted it—both at home and abroad.
Opens April 4, 2017.
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