November 20, 2022

Today in History: Gertrude Stein

Today in History–July 27–the Library of Congress features avant-garde writer Gertrude Stein, who died on this day in 1947. Stein was also an astute collector of fine art and well known for entertaining the artists she favored. Find out more by visiting the Today in History. For more insight into her character, take a look at the resources below Gertrude Stein portraits Alice B. Toklas images Historic newspaper articles mentioning Stein Tender buttons : objects, food, rooms by … [Read more...]

Today in History: Architect Cyrus Eidlitz

Today in History–July 27–the Library of Congress features New York and architect Cyrus Eidlitz, born on this day in 1853. Eidlitz was the architect of the Times building, for which Times Square was named. Find out more by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to access more primary source treasures about New York architects and architecture. Architect Cyrus Eidlitz Was Born from America's Library New York architects image set New York architecture image … [Read more...]