Library of Congress

  • Library of Congress Chief Retires Under Fire

    The move comes after the library’s leader, James H. Billington, presided over a series of management and technology failures documented by government watchdog agencies.

  • The Great Paper Caper

    by Jill Lepore

    Someone swiped Justice Frankfurter’s papers. What else has gone missing?

  • The Library of Congress Civil Rights History Project

    by Mark Hartsell

    The database, the first of its kind, makes available to researchers information about civil rights oral-history collections at public libraries, museums, universities and historical societies in 49 states and the District of Columbia.