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  • Latest News: New Book on Pictorial Maps

    Designed to educate, amuse, or advertise, pictorial maps were a clever and colorful component of print culture in the mid-20th century, often overlooked in studies of cartography. A new book published by the Library of Congress in association with the University of Chicago Press, “Picturing America: The Golden Age of...

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January 1, 2006 Past Scholarship Awards

The Foundation introduced the James Monroe Scholarship Award in the Spring of 2001 as part of a continuous effort to promote the life and legacy of James Monroe. Since inception, the James Monroe Scholarship Award has given over $10,000 to student-writers. The 2005-2006 topic was, "James Monroe: Guardian of a Free Hemisphere."

James Monroe Memorial Foundation Scholarship Award