September 26, 2022

Today in History: Guggenheim Museum

Today in History–October 21–the Library of Congress features the Guggenheim Museum, opened on this day in 1959. This contemporary art museum designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright was the brainchild of Solomon Guggenheim as a way to promote art and art education. Find out more by visiting  the Today in History section, then click the links below to uncover related resources. Guggenheim Museum image set Solomon Guggenheim image set Solomon Guggenheim historical newspaper … [Read more...]

City Spotlight: Chicago, Illinois

PSN primary source collections Jane Addams & Hull House John Peter Altgeld Daniel Burnham Frank Lloyd Wright Anarchist Emma Goldman Dizzy Gillespie Louis H. Sullivan Chicago Cubs First American Automobile Race Great Chicago Fire Nuclear Fission Teaching resources Guided primary source analyses The Red Flag or the Anarchists of Chicago 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition School Strike Learning from the Source: Chicago Meatpackers … [Read more...]

Today in History: Frank Lloyd Wright

Today in History—June 8—the Library of Congress features architect Frank Lloyd Wright, born on this day in 1867. Famous for his Prairie School houses, Wright also produced innovative yet practical plans for public buildings. His personal life, however was quite the opposite of his architecture. Learn more by the Today in History section, then click the links below to access more resources about this architectural visionary. Frank Lloyd Wright stories from America's Library Frank Lloyd … [Read more...]