Today in History–May 1–the Library of Congress features Benjamin Henry Latrobe, born on this day in 1764. Find out more about early American engineer and architect who helped plan the U.S. Capitol and the White House and many more influential buildings by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to access primary sources about Latrobe and architecture.
Benjamin Henry Latrobe historical newspaper coverage through 1820
American Treasures from the Library of Congress (online exhibitions)
- Architecture and Interior Design for 20th Century America: Photographs by Samuel Gottscho and William Schleisner, 1935-1955
- Washington As It Was: Theodor Horydczak Collection