Collections Spotlight: Treasures from the Library

Collecting Memories: Treasures from the Library of Congress explores how cultures may guide and honor memory, memorialize the past, assemble knowledge of the known world, create collective histories, recall the events of the day, or recount a life. The exhibition juxtaposes voice recordings, moving images, scrolls, diaries, manuscripts, prints, photographs, maps, books, and so much more to inspire us to consider the connections and divergences among individual memory, collective memory, and recorded history. 


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