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Bringing to life some of the Library's most exciting and historically significant materials through Webcasts offering the personal insights of the staff who know them best--and online conversations in which you are invited to join.
Featured New Webcast

Carl FleischhauerCarl Fleischhauer, co-author of a book about the FSA-OWI photo collection, uses Webcast 1, “About the FSA Collection,” to sketch the history of this famous project that documented American life from the Great Depression to the first years of World War II. In Webcast 2, “Learning from the FSA Collection,” Carl explains how to use the photographs and other materials to better understand the time, the people in the pictures, and the documentary process.

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[added June 4, 2013]

Constance CarterConstance Carter, Head of the Science Reference Section, Library of Congress, describes the resourceful ways American housewives found to feed their families during hard times of the past.

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[added June 1, 2011]


Webcasts and Speakers

 Documenting America, 1935-1943: FSA/OWI Photos
Carl Fleischhauer,Office of Strategic Initiatives

 Food Thrift: Scraps from the Past
Constance Carter, Science Reference Section, Science, Technology & Business Division

 The Millers' Suffrage Scrapbooks
Rosemary Fry Plakas, Rare Book & Special Collections Division

 Amish Resources at the Library of Congress
Paul Connor, Local History & Genealogy

 Journals of a Pioneer Argonaut
Sara W. Duke, Prints & Photographs Division

 School Gardens
Constance Carter, Science Reference Section

 Manuscript Division holdings
Marvin Kranz, Manuscript Division

 Publishing the Declaration of Independence
Robin Shields, Serial and Government Publications

 Bringing in the May
Jennifer Cutting, American Folklife Center

 Household Technology
Constance Carter, Science Reference Section

 Inside the Library
Kurt Maier, History and Literature Cataloging Division

 Jefferson's Letter to Meriwether Lewis
Gerald Gawalt, Manuscript Division

 Rosie the Riveter
Sheridan Harvey, Humanities and Social Sciences Division

 Langston Hughes
David Kresh, Humanities and Social Sciences Division

 Pearl Harbor Oral Histories
Ann Hoog, American Folklife Center

 Digital Reference
Diane Kresh, Director for Public Service Collections

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