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It’s blueberry season! Thanks Elizabeth White, who produced 1st crop of cultivated “super-blueberries” in 1916
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Library of Congress 6h
Newly announced poet laureate Tracy K. Smith is keeping busy already. See what she is up to.
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Today in History: former President Theodore Roosevelt & supporters form progressive Bull Moose Party, 1912
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Library of Congress Jun 21
Today in History: Imperial Japanese troops defeated by Allies on Okinawa, 1945 during World War II
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LOCMaps Jun 20
Waldseemüller's "Universalis cosmographia..." (1507) is the earliest surviving document known to name America - only at !
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Library of Congress Jun 20
ICYMI: 2017 Main Stage Authors Announced!
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Library of Congress Jun 20
NEWS: Tony Bennett named recipient of Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
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Library of Congress Jun 20
Today in History: "Montani semper liberi"—West Virginia becomes 35th state in the Union, 1863
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Library of Congress Jun 19
ICYMI: Pic of the Week for last Friday featured Wonder Woman Visiting the Library for "Library of Awesome."
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Library of Congress Jun 19
Remix, Slang and Memes: A New Collection Documents Web Culture at the LOC.
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Library of Congress Jun 19
Today in History: The Statue of Liberty arrived at its permanent home on Bedloe’s Island in New York Harbor
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Library of Congress Jun 19
ICYMI: Welcome to our New Poet Laureate!
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Library of Congress Jun 19
Today in History: 1st steps taken in the Marshall Plan, visionary post-WWII European recovery effort, 1947
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Library of Congress Jun 18
Thanks to J.B. Dodd, the first holiday honoring fathers took place in 1910
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Library of Congress Jun 18
Today in History: President Madison declares war against Britain, marking formal start to War of 1812
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Library of Congress Jun 17
Today in History: American colonial & British troops clash in Battle of Bunker Hill, 1775
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Library of Congress Jun 16
NOW LIVE! Lynda Carter and at "Library of Awesome"
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Library of Congress Jun 16
Check out our collection of iconic comic books in a special popup display at the Library now
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John W. Kluge Center Jun 16
Reminder: Registration is now open for our Kluge Fellowships! For more information please visit our website
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Smithsonian Magazine Jun 15
This week launched two collections of digital goodies in a bid to document our online lives.
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