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Library of Congress to Get Rare Map of Flat World

FARGO (AP).- An Oregon man has given the Library of Congress a rare and unusual gift: a 120-year-old map supporting the theory that the Earth is flat. Don Homuth, of Salem, Ore., says the map was given to him by his eighth-grade teacher. It was creat...

Refurbished George Washington Bust Back at the Huntington Library in San...

SAN MARINO, CA (AP).- Catherine Hess doesn't have all the paperwork to prove that a 400-pound signed marble statue of George Washington is the one made 179 years ago by portraitist and sculptor David d'Angers and given to the United States by France. B...

Refurbished George Washington Bust Back at the Huntington Library in San...

SAN MARINO, CA (AP).- Catherine Hess doesn't have all the paperwork to prove that a 400-pound signed marble statue of George Washington is the one made 179 years ago by portraitist and sculptor David d'Angers and given to the United States by France. B...

US Geological Survey "Earth as Art" Satellite Images at the Library...

Washington, D.C.-  The “Earth as Art” Exhibition at Library of Congress Opens May 31 where it will remain on view for a year, before the 40 award-winning Landsat satellite images become a part of the permanent collection of the Library’s ...

South Dakota Repository’s Images Get Gallery Treatment

By: Dirk Lammers,Associated Press GARRETSON, S.D. (AP).- The millions of satellite images collected at a federal repository north of Sioux Falls help document forest fires, droughts, hurricanes, tsunamis and other calamities. Scientists and engineers a...

United States Library to Save Famous Baseball, Country Tunes

By: Brett Zongker, Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C (AP).- The 1908 tune, "Take Me Out to the Ball-game," that became the anthem for America's favorite pastime, will be preserved at the Library of Congress, along with 24 other recordings chosen for the...

Amedeo Modigliani Biography Is Subject Discussion at The Library of Congress

Washington , DC -   Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) was considered the quintessential bohemian artist, his legend almost as infamous as Van Gogh’s. In Modigliani’s time, his work was seen as an oddity: contemporary with the Cub...

Juilliard Participates in Library of Congress’ Music Treasures Consortium Web Site

NEW YORK, N.Y.- The Juilliard School announces its participation in the Library of Congress’ Music Treasures Consortium Web site giving access to some of the world's most valued music manuscript and print materials. The Juilliard Manuscript Collec...

Juilliard Participates in Library of Congress’ Music Treasures Consortium Web Site

NEW YORK, N.Y.- The Juilliard School announces its participation in the Library of Congress’ Music Treasures Consortium Web site giving access to some of the world's most valued music manuscript and print materials. The Juilliard Manuscript Collec...

Dozens of Thomas Jefferson’s Books Found at Washington University in St....

ST. LOUIS (AP).- Dozens of Thomas Jefferson's books, some including handwritten notes from the nation's third president, have been found in the rare books collection at Washington University in St. Louis. Now, historians are poring through the 69 newly...

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