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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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April 9, 2011 Governor McDonnell Declares April 28, 2011 to be James Monroe Day in Virginia

James Monroe Day 2011 ProclamationClick Here to view the proclamation recognizing April 28, 2011 as James Monroe Day in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Click Here to view the same proclamation on the Governor's website.