Destination: Pedigree Podcast – 1 – The Library of Congress

Library of Congress, Local History and Genealogy Reading Room, Family Name Index Drawers

On our first episode of Destination: Pedigree, get the scoop on what to expect when visiting the nation’s library, The Library of Congress.  Learn about the history of the library, how to gain access to it’s holdings, and what’s available on it’s website.  For links to information mentioned in this podcast, please see the show notes below.

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Show Notes (in the order featured in this episode):

Library of Congress Main Website – http://www.loc.gov/

Library of Congress History – http://www.loc.gov/about/history.html

Library of Congress Local History and Genealogy Reading Room Site – http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy

Gifts:  How to submit your published genealogy – http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/gifts.html

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog- http://www.loc.gov/pictures/

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog – African American Photographs Assembled for the 1900 Paris Exposition – http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/anedub/

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog – Gladstone Collection of African American Photographs – http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/gld/

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog – Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives – http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/fsa/

Library of Congress Chronicling America Historical American Newspapers (1836-1922) -  http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/

Library of Congress Podcasts – Slave Narratives – http://www.loc.gov/podcasts/slavenarratives/index.html

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