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in English and held by 2,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's library : the story of the Library of Congress, 1800-2000 by James Conaway( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the Library of Congress under the leadership of each on the men who have been appointed as Librarian of Congress and discusses how the Library's collections have reflected American political and intellectual developments
Witnessing America : the Library of Congress book of firsthand accounts of life in America 1600-1900 by Library of Congress( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a portait of America's social and cultural history between 1600 and 1900, told through letters, diaries, memoirs, tracts, and other articles and first-hand accounts found in the collections of the Library of Congress
The House : the history of the House of Representatives by Robert V Remini( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An official, narrative history of the U.S. House of Representatives takes a close-up look at the influence of this important political body throughout American history, profiling some of the high-profile figures--including Henry Clay, Tip O'Neill, John C. Calhoun, Shirley Chisholm, and others--who have played important roles in the political process
The poets laureate anthology( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by each of the forty-three poets who have been named our nation's Poet Laureate since the post (originally called Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress) was established in 1937
Historic America : buildings, structures, and sites by Library of Congress( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Library of Congress World War II companion by Margaret E Wagner( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Historian John Keegan called World War II "the largest single event in human history." More than sixty years after it ended, that war continues to shape our world. Going far beyond accounts of the major battles, The Library of Congress World War II Companion examines this devastating conflict, its causes, conduct, and aftermath. It considers the politics that shaped the involvement of the major combatants; military leadership and the characteristics of major Allied and Axis armed services; the weaponry that resulted in the war's unprecedented destruction, as well as debates over the use of these weapons; the roles of resistance groups and underground fighters; war crimes; daily life during wartime; the uses of propaganda; and much more." "Drawn from the unparalleled collections of the institution that has been called "America's Memory," The Library of Congress World War II Companion includes excerpts from contemporary letters, journals, pamphlets, and other documents, as well as first-person accounts recorded by the Library of Congress Veterans History Project. The text is complemented by more than 150 illustrations. Organized into topical chapters (such as "The Media War," "War Crimes and the Holocaust," and two chapters on "Military Operations" that cover the important battles), the book also includes an index, making it easy for readers to navigate through the rich store of information in these pages. Filled with facts and figures, information about unusual aspects of the war, and moving personal accounts, this remarkable volume will be indispensable to anyone who wishes to understand the World War II era and its continuing reverberations."--Jacket
Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Civil War ended in 1865, more than 4 million slaves were set free. By the late 1930's, 100,000 former slaves were still alive. In the midst of the Great Depression, journalists and writers traveled the country to record the memories of the last generation of African-Americans born into bondage. Over 2,000 interviews were transcribed as spoken, in the vernacular of the time, to form a unique historical record. Presented here are dramatic readings from these narratives, bringing to life the pride and spirit of those born into slavery
The Library of Congress Civil War desk reference by Margaret E Wagner( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the home of The Nation's Memory comes the ultimate one-volume reference on the Civil War. Features include a timeline of the war with important political, military, and social events; biographies of important figures; and concise coverage of major campaigns and battles. 100 photos. 38 maps. The bloody conflict that sundered the United States from 1861 to 1865 took 620,000 lives, laid waste to large sections of the American South, and decided the future course of the nation. Its reverberations are still felt in American life. Now from the home of The Nation's Memory comes The Library of Congress Civil War Desk Reference. Drawn from the Library's unparalleled Civil War collections-including previously unpublished letters and diaries, maps and photographs, as well as thousands of works by post-Civil War scholars and experts-this is the ultimate one-volume reference on the Civil War. A comprehensive yet accessible compendium, The Library of Congress Civil War Desk Reference is organized into chapters that address broad themes such as Antebellum America, Wartime Politics, Armies, and Reconstruction and Aftermath of the War. Each of these chapters includes more specific topics, such as The Election of 1860, Notable Civil War Officers, and African Americans During Reconstruction. There are timelines that chronicle major events, brief profiles of significant people, and excerpts from key pieces of legislation and addresses that reflect the passions and politics of the times. Here readers can find, for example, detailed information on the arms used on both sides during the Civil War in the Weaponry chapter. And descriptions of significant battles, as well as information on casualties, military strategy and tactics, and logistical support, are to be found in the Battles and the Battlefield chapter. Topics ranging from economic conditions north and south of the Mason-Dixon line on the eve of the war to the history of slavery in the United States to the impact of the Civil War on literature and the fine arts give additional depth and context to the book's presentation of Civil War events. The Library of Congress Civil War Desk Reference also looks beyond the major events and figures and examines the lives of the common soldiers (from their diet, training, and medical treatment to the struggles of the Union's black soldiers), the various roles women played in the war, and telling events on the home fronts. Along with the words of writers such as Walt Whitman and Herman Melville, readers will find excerpts from the journals and letters of nurses, soldiers, refugees and freedmen. A final chapter offers a guide to further study of the Civil War-including information about major archival collections, important published resources, and national historic sites-for those who wish to learn more. Prodigious in its scope, illustrated with more than 100 photographs and drawings and dozens of maps, The Library of Congress Civil War Desk Reference is sure to become the indispensable one-volume reference on the Civil War. Wagner's (Library of Congress), Gallagher's (history, U. of Virginia), and Finkelman's (law, U. of Tulsa) guide is organized thematically into 13 main chapters, each further divided into several topics. A detailed table of contents and 38-page subject index make this an easy text to use. It is also unique in its inclusion of subjects generally absent in other works, such as the contributions of topographical engineers and mapmakers, and developments in surgery and medical care. Illustrated with some 100 photographs, drawings and maps, this academic text is accessible to general readers interested in American history and the Civil War
Railroad maps of North America : the first hundred years by Andrew M Modelski( )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Madison and the search for nationhood by Robert Allen Rutland( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At long last, James Madison has his memorial on Capitol Hill, and in this grand Library building. As the bicentennial of the framing of our Constitution approaches, here we provide monumental evidence that our nation has not forgotten the chief architect and advocate of our still-vital Constitution. Historians will probably agree that James Madison was less effective as a politician than as a statesman, a scholar, and a political philosopher. If the politician must have his eye on the next election, and the statesman on the next generation, this Library, invigorated by the quiet scholarly spirit of Madison, can remind us of the vistas of the past, and future, generations. - Foreword
Standard citation forms for published bibliographies and catalogs used in rare book cataloging by Peter VanWingen( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides citation forms for "References:" (MARC field 510) and rules for establishing them
Library of Congress classification by Library of Congress( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Library of Congress classification. J. Political science by Library of Congress( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual report of the Librarian of Congress for the fiscal year ended by Library of Congress( )

in No Linguistic content and English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Library of Congress magazine : LCM by Library of Congress( )

in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides news and information about the Library of Congress, including special exhibits and collections, features on interesting items in the Library's holding, projects associated with the Library, personnel notes, seminars, conferenes and exchanges
The African-American mosaic : a Library of Congress resource guide for the study of Black history and culture by Library of Congress( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents a broad survey of the Library of Congress's holdings concerning the history and culture of black Americans in the United States. It provides titles of bibliographies, other guides, aids to finding materials, and individual items. This guide, which is arranged chronologically, discusses Library of Congress collections in three main parts: Part 1, "African-Americans in the Antebellum Period," includes materials about: slavery; free blacks; and abolitionists' antislavery movements, and sectional controversy. Part 2, "Emancipation and Beyond," begins with the Civil War, moves into the Reconstruction era, (which includes materials dating to approximately 1880), and ends with what is called the Booker T. Washington era, which spans the years from 1880 to approximately 1915. Part 3, "And the Pursuit of Happiness," discusses: World War I and Postwar Society; the Depression, the New Deal, and World War ii; and the Civil Rights era. The guide contains an index. (Glr)
Religion and the founding of the American Republic by James H Hutson( )

in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Online version of an exhibition held at the Library of Congress from June 4 to August 29, 1998 and curated by James H. Hutson. Explores the role religion played in founding the American colonies, shaping early American life and politics, and forming the American republic. Features early American books, manuscripts, letters, prints, paintings, artifacts, and music from the collections of the Library of Congress as well as other institutions
Bound for glory : America in color, 1939-43 by Paul Hendrickson( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 180 full-color photographs from the Library of Congress's Farm Security Administration collection, taken by FSA photographers from 1939 to 1943, creating a portrait of America as it began to emerge from the Great Depression and prepared to fightWorld War II
Treasures of the Library of Congress by Charles A Goodrum( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When, in 1800, Congress purchased the first volumes for the Library of Congress, no one expected its modest acquisition to grow into a treasure-trove of 76 million objects! Less than one quarter of the collection is bound volumes. The Library also has almost every phonograph record made in the United States, the largest collection of motion pictures in America, more maps, globes, and charts, more Civil War photographs, more Stradivari violins, more handwritten copies of the Gettysburg Address than any other institutution in the world. It has rare books and illuminated manuscripts, photographs, letters from great authors -- objects that make up our national memory. Indeed, the Library of Congress is the world's greatest multi-media encyclopedia
 
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America's library : the story of the Library of Congress, 1800-2000
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Witnessing America : the Library of Congress book of firsthand accounts of life in America 1600-1900The House : the history of the House of RepresentativesThe poets laureate anthologyHistoric America : buildings, structures, and sitesThe Library of Congress World War II companionUnchained memories : readings from the slave narrativesThe Library of Congress Civil War desk referenceBound for glory : America in color, 1939-43