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Dolly Parton And Paula Deen

Dolly Parton celebrates a birthday today. The internet is a love fest for her, and deservedly so. Miss Parton has given joy to millions, with her singing and acting. 252 more words

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Presidents in Carriages & Cars

This week, with the Inauguration looming, I’ve been going to the Library of Congress’s site pretty regularly, as there is a nice compilation of images and documents relating to inaugurations past, with interesting little details noted for each and every president’s swearing-in ceremony (ies). 268 more words


This Is the First Known Photograph Ever Taken at a Presidential Inauguration

The 1850s were a significant period of growth in the history of photography. The wet collodion process, which was invented in 1851, gave photographers the ability to make direct contact prints from a glass negative. 294 more words

¶ Morris — Dream of John Ball (1892)

Morris, William. A dream of John Ball, and A king’s lesson. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1892.

Vellum copy. Morris signature and book label.

Provenance: Morris. — Frederick R. 16 more words

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2017 Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program

Approximate Date of Posting: December 12, 2016

Position: Various

Location: Library of Congress/Washington, D.C.

Schedule/Hours : Full-Time (assumed)

Time Frame:  Summer: May 30 through August 4, 2017.  1,072 more words


Meet the 4-year-old who has read more than 1,000 books

Daliyah Marie Arana is somewhat of a child prodigy: She read her first book at 2 years and 11 months. Now 4 years old, she has finished more 1,000 books, a feat that earned her an invitation by Carla Hayden, the 14th Librarian of Congress, to become “librarian for the day” at the world’s largest library last week. 247 more words

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