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  • Latest News: NLS Rolls Out New Digital Initiatives

    The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) at the Library of Congress is enhancing its ability to serve its patrons through several major technological initiatives being advanced this summer. NLS is launching a new and improved website and a new multimedia education campaign—both designed to raise...

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James Monroe on the $100 Bill?

James Monroe on the $100 BillDid you know that prior to Benjamin Franklin, James Monroe's portrait was on the $100 bill?  From 1878 until 1882, when Thomas H. Benton's portrait was used, James Monroe graced the $100 bill.  The reverse was printed in black ink, unlike any other U.S. Federal Government issued dollar bill.  Click Here for more information about the $100 bill.




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Last Updated on Friday, 21 October 2011 16:18