What is it? American Memory is produced by the Library of Congress and provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning. It comprises more than 9 million items and is organized into over 100 thematic collections.
Why use it? Locate primary resources in US history and cultural life.
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Last updated: 2015-11-01 03:20:59