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The year in newspaper carriers

5 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Newspaper “route boys” in New Haven, Connecticut, 1909. (Photograph by Lewis Hine/Library of Congress) In an announcement that he, Melissa Bell and Matt Yglesias would build a news startup at Vox Media, Ezra Klein talked about the differences between now and an age “when the dominant technology was newsprint.” That technology abides. Show More Summary

Monochromes: Nightmare at Woolworth's: a 1941 Holiday Shopping Frenzy

Welcome back to Monochromes, a Friday mini-series wherein Curbed delves deep into the Library of Congress's photographic annals, resurfacing with an armful of old black-and-white photos of architecture and interior design. Have a find you want to share? Hit up...

Merry Christmas, Mr. President

On this day 150 years ago Union general William Tecumseh Sherman entered the city of Savannah, Georgia. On the following day he sent this telegram to President Lincoln. [Source: Library of Congress]

What Movies Made the Library of Congress This Year

Entries include The Big Lebowski, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, and Ferris Bueller's Day Off Film The Big Lebowski The Coen Brothers Jeff Bridges Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

What Movies Made the Library of Congress This Year

Entries include The Big Lebowski, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, and Ferris Bueller's Day Off Film The Big Lebowski The Coen Brothers Jeff Bridges Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

What Movies Made the Library of Congress This Year

Entries include The Big Lebowski, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, and Ferris Bueller's Day Off Film The Big Lebowski The Coen Brothers Jeff Bridges Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Monochromes: See an Electric Company HQ All Lit Up in 1940s Washington

Welcome back to Monochromes, a Friday mini-series wherein Curbed delves deep into the Library of Congress's photographic annals, resurfacing with an armful of old black-and-white photos of architecture and interior design. Have a find you want to share? Hit up...

‘The Big Lebowski’ Is Taking Its Rightful Place In The Library Of Congress

TherearefewhonorsasgreatforafilmasbeingselectedfortheNationalFilmRegistryoftheLibraryofCongress.Offthetopofmyhead,it’saBestPictureOscarandbeingspoofedbyTheSimpsons,followedbytheNationalFilmRegistry’sannualannouncement,andthenthedropShow More Summary

Watch clips from the 25 films inducted into the National Registry of Film

Twenty-five films will be archived as the most culturally, historically or aesthetically significant works in cinema and join the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. Librarian of Congress James H. Billington announcedShow More Summary

The 25 Movies The National Film Registry Has Chosen To Preserve For 2014

Every year since 1989, the National Film Registry has done its part to ensure the continued existence of the greatest and most important movies ever made. They do this by adding 25 titles at a time to the Library of Congress, where they are maintained and kept in the hopes of keeping them around forever. Show More Summary

Rosemary's Baby and House of Wax added to National Film Registry

As they do every year, the Library of Congress has announced a new batch of films to be added to the National Film Registry, described as an "elite selection of films recognized for their cultural, historic or aesthetic significance."...Show More Summary

The Dude Is Now an Official Part of American Heritage

"The Big Lebowski" will be preserved for all time by the Library of Congress.

'Willy Wonka,' 'Ferris Bueller' & More Added to National Film Registry

For over 20 years now The Library of Congress has chosen a select group of films to be preserved in the National Film Registry, and this year's titles have just been revealed. Last year's additions included Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction, Disney's Mary Poppins and Michael Moore's Roger & Me. Show More Summary

Library of Congress adds Ferris Bueller, Big Lebowski to national Film Registry

The Library of Congress has chosen the 25 films it will add to the National Film Registry this year. Among the selections are Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Saving Private Ryan, and The Big Lebowski. The total number of films in the registry is now 650, Variety reports. Show More Summary

‘Saving Private Ryan’, ‘Ferris Bueller’ & More Added To National Film Registry

Spanning the years 1913-2004, the 25 films to be added to the Library of Congress' National Film Registry for 2014 include Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan, Roman Polanski's Rosemary's Baby, Arthur Penn Little Big Man, John Hughes' Ferris Bueller's Day Off and the Coen brothers' The Big Lebowski. Show More Summary

Library of Congress Likes ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ and ‘The Big Lebowski’

"Rosemary's Baby" and "The Big Lebowski" are two of 25 films being added to the National Film Registry.

Interview With Manager of Law Library of Congress Blog

I have often blogged about In Custodia Legis, the blog of the Law Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.The DigitalGov site has an interview with Andrew Weber, Legislative Information Systems Manager for the Library. Weber manages the...Show More Summary

America's film heritage preserved at the Library of Congress

2 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

From silent films and Hollywood classics through the Golden Age of television, the curators at the Library of Congress painstakingly maintain its archive of 1.4 million films and video recordings as a time capsule of America as told through moving images. Martha Teichner goes underground for a look at this a national treasure.

Monochromes: Explore This Half-Glam, Half-Kitschy 1950s Hotel in Jamaica

Welcome back to Monochromes, a Friday mini-series wherein Curbed delves deep into the Library of Congress's photographic annals, resurfacing with an armful of old black-and-white photos of architecture and interior design. Have a find you want to share? Hit up...

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