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Football Nation: Four Hundred Years of America's Game

Football Nation: Four Hundred Years of America’s Game

In an image-driven exploration of football’s history, Football Nation traces the game from the colonial era to its modernization in both college and professional sports to its rise to the national phenomenon it is today.


Michigan-I-O: Alan Lomax and the 1938 Library of Congress Folksong Expedition

This innovative digital publication celebrates Alan Lomax’s 1938 field trip to Michigan and is illustrated with audio and video clips, field notes, and telegrams.

Explorers Emigrants Citizens

Explorers Emigrants Citizens: A Visual History of the Italian-American Experience from the Collections of the Library of Congress

With over 500 images related to the rich history of Italian Americans, this new book offers a fresh and original perspective on the experience of Italians in America, from Columbus through today.

Great Photographs

Great Photographs from the Library of Congress

This unique e-book contains more than 700 extraordinary photographs from the unparalleled collections of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

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2013-14 Celebrating Books

Upcoming Events

April 7-May 3, 2014
Visit the Publishing Office’s temporary exhibition next to the Visitors’ Desk in the Thomas Jefferson Building. An array of publications is featured, as well as several rare and unusual objects from the Library’s vast collections.

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Saturday, August 30, 2014
The National Book Festival
James Conaway, author of the upcoming publication The Forgotten Fifties, will speak about the book along with picture editor Amy Pastan. Main Presentation Stage, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC, time to be announced.

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