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  •  Federal Publications United States. Congress. House. Committee on House Administration. United States. Congress. House. Office of History and Preservation. (2008). Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007. Washington: U.S. G.P.O. The... MORE »
  • You have no doubt heard that Rand Simmons has moved to a new position in the State Library.  His new role is “Federal Collection Executive Manager” a job title certainly, but not really a job description.  So this intrepid reporter... MORE »
  • From the desk of Marlys Rudeen – Former Deputy State Librarian The scandal surrounding Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle and the death of Virginia Rappe played into many of the anxieties of the general public in the early 1920’s.  Changing... MORE »
  • A great place to start learning more about Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is at the Corporation for National & Community Service website. This organization oversees AmeriCorp and SeniorCorp. You will find many resources at their MLK... MORE »
  • Did you know the average publication year of STEM books in many Washington school libraries is 1997?  While it’s true that “Trees haven’t changed much in the last 20 years.” formatting and the visual appeal of books have.  If we want... MORE »

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