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Library of Congress

Bio World’s largest library. Explore collections, services & plan a visit. Follow @LibnOfCongress to meet Carla Hayden, 14th Librarian of Congress.
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Twitter Web App : There are only 20 pages in the #LettersToLincoln Campaign that havent been transcribed. Are you interested in #AbrahamLincoln #History #CivilWar or being the first person to transcribe a page? Get these while they last! go.usa.gov/xyyuz Image: loc.gov/resource/ppmsc…

Twitter Web App : Eunice Foote was one of the signers of the Declaration of Sentiments at the first women's rights convention in 1848 at Seneca Falls. Read more about it in our new exhibit on women's suffrage. loc.gov/exhibitions/wo… twitter.com/NOAAClimate/st…

Hootsuite Inc. : Today in History: Congressional Residence Act establishes District of Columbia as national capital, 1790 #otd #tih loc.gov/item/today-in-…

Hootsuite Inc. : The amount of data in this map is astounding! Made in 1827, this chart shows the names of about 1,300 of the principal ports and places in the world, with their compass bearings and distances shown from the city of Washington DC!

Zoom in closer here: go.usa.gov/xyErq

Hootsuite Inc. : Happy Birthday to us! 🧁🎂The Law Library of Congress turns 187 today! We ❤️ celebrating our anniversary among all the law librarians at #AALL19.🎉

Hootsuite Inc. : Exhibition pilot Harry Atwood lands his Wright Brothers-designed airplane on the White House lawn #OTD 1911, a first. President William H. Taft awards him a gold medal for the feat. More in our historical newspaper archives: chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn8304546… #ChronAm

iPhone : Are you a language-lover up for an extra challenge? Transcribe & review pages in French, German, even Neo-Aramaic in our current campaigns! Our discussion forum (go.usa.gov/xynfq) helps connect non-English pages (like this one) to folks who can put their fluencies to work!

Hootsuite Inc. : Former President William H. Taft is sworn in as Chief Justice of the U. S. Supreme Court #OTD 1921, the only person to hold both offices & attains lifes goal. chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn8504224… #ChronAm

Hootsuite Inc. : Were excited to present the 2019 National Book Festival poster! Meet Marian Bantjes, the artist, and read about her vision. blogs.loc.gov/national-book-… #NatBookFest

Hootsuite Inc. : Are you a fan of the National Book Festival posters? We will unveil the 2019 poster tomorrow! In the meantime, check out ALL of the posters dating back to 2001, blogs.loc.gov/national-book-…. #NatBookFest