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The Librarian, U.S. Naval Academy

The Librarian, U.S. Naval Academy

"WH" and "Detroit Photographic Co." on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021361. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Jewish children listening to A Legend of the Northern Lights (N. American Indian) / Beals, N.Y.

Jewish children listening to A Legend of the Northern Lights (N. Ameri...

Photograph showing a librarian telling an Ojibwa legend to a roomful of children at the Queens Borough Public Library. Title from item. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2008:111.02

Librarians working with catalog cards in the Processing Department of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Librarians working with catalog cards in the Processing Department of ...

Photograph shows librarians, mostly women, in large room with alphabetized drawers of catalog cards; 1917 Red Cross poster by Hayden Hayden hangs on the wall. Title devised by Library staff.

[Foreign & other delegates, 50th anniv., A.L.A.]

[Foreign & other delegates, 50th anniv., A.L.A.]

Purchase; Schutz Group Photographers (Washington, D.C.); June 19, 1927; DLC/PP-1927:47122. Title derived from P&P accession records. No. 3538.

20th annual convention of the Special Libraries Ass'n, May 21-23rd, Wash., D.C., 1928

20th annual convention of the Special Libraries Ass'n, May 21-23rd, Wa...

Photo shows librarians posed at the White House with President Calvin Coolidge standing in center of front row. (Source: Charley Seavey, 2012) They're on the South Lawn in front of the portico. (Source: Jurrett... More

[Librarian of Congress Herbert Putnam, reading at his desk in the Library of Congress]

[Librarian of Congress Herbert Putnam, reading at his desk in the Libr...

Slide was probably used in a lecture to accompany an exhibit prepared for the Exposition Internationale des Arts et des Techniques dans la Vie Moderne, Paris, 25 May to 25 November 1937 (Report of the Librarian... More

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Felix Frankfurter, May 3, 1939

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Felix Frankfurter, May 3, 1939

Franklin D. Roosevelt's letter to Felix Frankfurter asking if Archibald MacLeish is a good choice as the Librarian of Congress.

Memorandum from Franklin D. Roosevelt to the United States Senate, June 7, 1939

Memorandum from Franklin D. Roosevelt to the United States Senate, Jun...

A facsimile of Franklin D. Roosevelt's memorandum nominating Archibald MacLeish as Librarian of Congress.

General Order No. 992, Office of the Librarian, Library of Congress, October 31, 1940

General Order No. 992, Office of the Librarian, Library of Congress, O...

General Order announcing the appointment of Luther Harris Evans as Chief Assistant Librarian.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, November 12, 1943

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, November 12, ...

Archibald MacLeish suggests to President Franklin D. Roosevelt that he consider Julian Boyd of Princeton University as the next Librarian of Congress.

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, July 20, 1944

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, July 20, 1944

President Franklin D. Roosevelt writes to Archibald MacLeish about a possible candidate for the next Librarian of Congress.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, April 6, 1945

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, April 6, 1945

Archibald MacLeish offers additional names for candidates for Librarian of Congress to President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Librarian Putnam at Sesquicentennial reception, 4241950

Librarian Putnam at Sesquicentennial reception, 4241950

Photograph shows Librarian Emeritus Herbert Putnam (left) in the recieving line at a reception in the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress which was part of the Library's sesquicentennial celebr... More

Dorothy Porter, 6270

Dorothy Porter, 6270

Photograph shows Dorothy B. Porter, an African American librarian and curator at Moorland-Spingarn Research Center at Howard University, probably at the Library of Congress. Title and date devised by Library Pu... More

Staff in Main Reading Room, 5991

Staff in Main Reading Room, 5991

Photograph shows Library of Congress staff in the Main Reading Room of the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. Title and date devised by Library Publishing Office staff.

[Library of Congress staff members in front of U.S. Capitol, December, 1991]

[Library of Congress staff members in front of U.S. Capitol, December,...

Purchase; Central Photo Co., Inc.; December, 1991. Credit: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, photograph by James Ivey. Photographer's address: 317 H Street N.E., Washington, D.C., 20002.

[Library of Congress staff members in front of U.S. Capitol, December, 1991]

[Library of Congress staff members in front of U.S. Capitol, December,...

Purchase; Central Photo Co., Inc.; December, 1991. Credit: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, photograph by James Ivey. Photographer's address: 317 H Street N.E., Washington, D.C., 20002. Pe... More

Dr. Carla Hayden, 14th Librarian of Congress

Dr. Carla Hayden, 14th Librarian of Congress

Title devised by Library staff. Published in: New York times magazine. [New York, N.Y.] : New York Times, January 19, 2017. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2017:081

Carla Diane Hayden is an American librarian and the 14th Librarian of Congress. Hayden is the first woman and the first African American to hold the post. She is the first professional librarian appointed to the post in over 60 years. Dr. Hayden is standing in the corridor of the Thomas Jefferson Building Great Hall

Carla Diane Hayden is an American librarian and the 14th Librarian of ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith; 2018; (DLC/PP-2002:038-14) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Arch... More

Carla Diane Hayden is an American librarian and the 14th Librarian of Congress. Hayden is the first woman and the first African American to hold the post. She is the first professional librarian appointed to the post in over 60 years. Dr. Hayden is standing in the corridor of the Thomas Jefferson Building Great Hall

Carla Diane Hayden is an American librarian and the 14th Librarian of ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith; 2018; (DLC/PP-2002:038-14) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Arch... More

Photograph of Luther Harris Evans, June 18, 1945

Photograph of Luther Harris Evans, June 18, 1945

Luther Harris Evans taking the oath of office as Librarian of Congress on June 18, 1945.

Photograph of Luther Harris Evans, June 18, 1945

Photograph of Luther Harris Evans, June 18, 1945

Luther Harris Evans taking the oath of office as Librarian of Congress on June 18, 1945.

"What Reference Librarians Can Further Do to Help Our American Democracy in It's Efforts for Protection," by Luther Harris Evans, December 29, 1940

"What Reference Librarians Can Further Do to Help Our American Democra...

Report by Luther Harris Evans on reference librarians and library services at the Library of Congress.

"What Reference Librarians Can Further Do to Help Our American Democracy in It's Efforts for Protection," by Luther Harris Evans, December 29, 1940

"What Reference Librarians Can Further Do to Help Our American Democra...

Report by Luther Harris Evans on reference librarians and library services at the Library of Congress.

"What Reference Librarians Can Further Do to Help Our American Democracy in It's Efforts for Protection," by Luther Harris Evans, December 29, 1940

"What Reference Librarians Can Further Do to Help Our American Democra...

Report by Luther Harris Evans on reference librarians and library services at the Library of Congress.

"What Reference Librarians Can Further Do to Help Our American Democracy in It's Efforts for Protection," by Luther Harris Evans, December 29, 1940

"What Reference Librarians Can Further Do to Help Our American Democra...

Report by Luther Harris Evans on reference librarians and library services at the Library of Congress.

"What Reference Librarians Can Further Do to Help Our American Democracy in It's Efforts for Protection," by Luther Harris Evans, December 29, 1940

"What Reference Librarians Can Further Do to Help Our American Democra...

Report by Luther Harris Evans on reference librarians and library services at the Library of Congress.

"What Reference Librarians Can Further Do to Help Our American Democracy in It's Efforts for Protection," by Luther Harris Evans, December 29, 1940

"What Reference Librarians Can Further Do to Help Our American Democra...

Report by Luther Harris Evans on reference librarians and library services at the Library of Congress.

"What Reference Librarians Can Further Do to Help Our American Democracy in It's Efforts for Protection," by Luther Harris Evans, December 29, 1940

"What Reference Librarians Can Further Do to Help Our American Democra...

Report by Luther Harris Evans on reference librarians and library services at the Library of Congress.

"What Reference Librarians Can Further Do to Help Our American Democracy in It's Efforts for Protection," by Luther Harris Evans, December 29, 1940

"What Reference Librarians Can Further Do to Help Our American Democra...

Report by Luther Harris Evans on reference librarians and library services at the Library of Congress.

"What Reference Librarians Can Further Do to Help Our American Democracy in It's Efforts for Protection," by Luther Harris Evans, December 29, 1940

"What Reference Librarians Can Further Do to Help Our American Democra...

Report by Luther Harris Evans on reference librarians and library services at the Library of Congress.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Felix Frankfurter, May 15, 1939

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Felix Frankfurter, May 15, 1939

Photocopy of Archibald MacLeish's letter to Felix Frankfurter explaining why MacLeish is reluctant to accept President Roosevelt's offer of the directorship of the Library of Congress.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Felix Frankfurter, May 15, 1939

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Felix Frankfurter, May 15, 1939

Photocopy of Archibald MacLeish's letter to Felix Frankfurter explaining why MacLeish is reluctant to accept President Roosevelt's offer of the directorship of the Library of Congress.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Felix Frankfurter, May 15, 1939

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Felix Frankfurter, May 15, 1939

Photocopy of Archibald MacLeish's letter to Felix Frankfurter explaining why MacLeish is reluctant to accept President Roosevelt's offer of the directorship of the Library of Congress.

American Library Association, New Monterey Hotel, Asbury Park, N.J., June 25, 1919

American Library Association, New Monterey Hotel, Asbury Park, N.J., J...

Gift; Dorsey W. Hyde; March 11, 1963. On verso: "Duplicates of this photograph supplied at $1.00 each, order by the number, Cole & Co., Asbury Park, N.J.". No. 534-L.

American Library Association, New Monterey Hotel, Asbury Park, N.J., June 25, 1919

American Library Association, New Monterey Hotel, Asbury Park, N.J., J...

Gift; Dorsey W. Hyde; March 11, 1963. On verso: "Duplicates of this photograph supplied at $1.00 each, order by the number, Cole & Co., Asbury Park, N.J.". No. 534-L.

[Library of Congress staff working at desks and long tables]

[Library of Congress staff working at desks and long tables]

Photograph shows people working at long tables piled with cards, probably catalog cards, and desks with a card catalog at the far end of the room.

[Library of Congress staff working at desks and long tables]

[Library of Congress staff working at desks and long tables]

Photograph shows people working at long tables piled with cards, probably catalog cards, and desks with a card catalog at the far end of the room.

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, June 9, 1943

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, June 9, 1943

President Franklin D. Roosevelt responds to Archibald MacLeish's wish to resign.

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, June 9, 1943

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, June 9, 1943

President Franklin D. Roosevelt responds to Archibald MacLeish's wish to resign.

Photograph of Archibald MacLeish, 1943

Photograph of Archibald MacLeish, 1943

Archibald MacLeish, Librarian of Congress (1939-1944), sitting at his desk.

Photograph of Archibald MacLeish, 1943

Photograph of Archibald MacLeish, 1943

Archibald MacLeish, Librarian of Congress (1939-1944), sitting at his desk.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, May 28, 1939

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, May 28, 1939

Archibald MacLeish, writing to Franklin D. Roosevelt, declines the position of Librarian of Congress.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, May 28, 1939

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, May 28, 1939

Archibald MacLeish, writing to Franklin D. Roosevelt, declines the position of Librarian of Congress.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, May 28, 1939

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, May 28, 1939

Archibald MacLeish, writing to Franklin D. Roosevelt, declines the position of Librarian of Congress.

Portrait of Verner W. Clapp, undated

Portrait of Verner W. Clapp, undated

Verner W. Clapp, Chief Assistant Librarian of Congress (1947) and Acting Librarian of Congress (1953-54).

Portrait of Verner W. Clapp, undated

Portrait of Verner W. Clapp, undated

Verner W. Clapp, Chief Assistant Librarian of Congress (1947) and Acting Librarian of Congress (1953-54).

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, February 13, 1945

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, February 13, ...

Archibald MacLeish sends a confidential letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt in which he suggests candidates for Librarian of Congress.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, February 13, 1945

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, February 13, ...

Archibald MacLeish sends a confidential letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt in which he suggests candidates for Librarian of Congress.

Photograph of Archibald MacLeish, undated

Photograph of Archibald MacLeish, undated

Archibald MacLeish, Librarian of Congress (1939-1944), sitting at his desk.

Photograph of Archibald MacLeish, undated

Photograph of Archibald MacLeish, undated

Archibald MacLeish, Librarian of Congress (1939-1944), sitting at his desk.

Portrait of Luther Harris Evans, undated

Portrait of Luther Harris Evans, undated

Luther Harris Evans, Librarian of Congress (1945-1950).

Portrait of Luther Harris Evans, undated

Portrait of Luther Harris Evans, undated

Luther Harris Evans, Librarian of Congress (1945-1950).

Portrait of Archibald MacLeish, undated

Portrait of Archibald MacLeish, undated

Archibald MacLeish, Librarian of Congress (1939-1944).

Portrait of Archibald MacLeish, undated

Portrait of Archibald MacLeish, undated

Archibald MacLeish, Librarian of Congress (1939-1944).

Letter from Felix Frankfurter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, May 11, 1939

Letter from Felix Frankfurter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, May 11, 1939

Letter commends Franklin D. Roosevelt's choice of Archibald MacLeish as a qualified candidate for Librarian of Congress.

Letter from Felix Frankfurter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, May 11, 1939

Letter from Felix Frankfurter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, May 11, 1939

Letter commends Franklin D. Roosevelt's choice of Archibald MacLeish as a qualified candidate for Librarian of Congress.

Letter from Felix Frankfurter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, May 11, 1939

Letter from Felix Frankfurter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, May 11, 1939

Letter commends Franklin D. Roosevelt's choice of Archibald MacLeish as a qualified candidate for Librarian of Congress.