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Main Reading Room, Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Carol M. Highsmith Archive (REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-DIG-highsm-03187)

Library of Congress

10 First Street, SE
Washington, DC 20540

United States

(202) 707-8000

Type: Library

Web site: https://www.loc.gov/

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Twitter account: @librarycongress News

Amenities: wifi, food/drink

Description: The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of the United States Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, audio and visual recordings, photographs, maps, and manuscripts in its collections.

Added by: SqueakyChu.  Contacted: Not contacted.  Venue ID: 192

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A great research experience. The most helpful people ever, and I don't mean only the librarians. Everyone went out of their way to help.
January 2011 by labwriter
Visited while on a trip to DC. A friend, not the library type, went with me and was enthralled--as was I.
June 2008 by karen5l

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