Library of Congress News

  • 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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April 25, 2009 James Monroe Birthday Celebration

The James Monroe Memorial Foundation celebrated President James Monroe's 251st birthday on April 25, 2009 at the Birthplace in Westmoreland County, VA.  Please click here to view pictures of the ceremony.