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Library of Congress - 15 million pages of Newspapers

posted May 23, 2019, 8:14 AM by Jeffrey Jones

"This week we celebrate an exciting milestone. Chronicling America, the online searchable database of historic U.S. newspapers, now includes more than 15 million pages!

Since 2005, libraries, historical societies, and other institutions throughout the country have contributed newspapers from their collections to Chronicling America. This process is part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), a collaborative program sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress. To date, we have more than 2800 newspapers from 46 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. To mark the 15 million milestone, we are throwing a #ChronAmParty on Twitter to highlight all of the things to be found in 15 million newspaper pages – from the funny and fantastic to the historically significant!"

Flags of the World

posted Jan 18, 2017, 1:39 PM by Jeffrey Jones

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Printable Founding Documents

posted Jan 18, 2017, 1:30 PM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Jan 18, 2017, 1:31 PM ]

Some documents include: the U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, Declaration of Independence, Amendments, etc. 

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U.S. Treaties

posted Sep 22, 2016, 12:51 PM by Jeffrey Jones

United States Treaties were added to the Law Library Website of the Library of Congress 

"We have added the United States Treaty Series, compiled by Charles I. Bevans, to our online digital collection.  This collection includes treaties that the United States signed with other countries from 1776 to 1949. The collection consists of 13 volumes: four volumes of multilateral treaties, eight volumes of bilateral treaties and one volume of an index."

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