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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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December 2, 2013 Governor McDonnell Recognizes the 190th Anniversary of the Monroe Doctrine

Click here to read the Governor's proclamation that December 2 be recognized as the 190th anniversary of the Monroe Doctrine.