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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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June 16, 2011 Monroe Foundation President at VA Capitol Bill Signing

 MonroeAt Capitol Bill Signing Ceremony relating to the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 on Thursday,  June 16th,  from left to right:   Delegate Rosalyn Dance of Petersburg, Honorable Walter Craigie of James Madison's Montpelier, and G. William Thomas, Jr., of the James Monroe Memorial Foundation.