Topic: Library of Congress

Lewis Wickes Hine via Library of Congress

Tracking Down Lewis Hine’s Forgotten Child Laborers

In the last ten years, Joe Manning has tracked down the life stories of more than 350 child laborers in Lewis Hine’s documentary photography for the National Child Labor Committee.

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Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative

The Past Comes Alive: History in High-Definition

There’s always something interesting about history—it’s often just a matter of knowing where to find it. highlights the noteworthy negatives of the Library of Congress in high-definition.

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©TIME, Photograph by Douglas R. Gilbert—LOOK Magazine/Courtesy Library of Congress
The Backstory

Behind the Cover: The Unseen Photos of Lenore and Mitt Romney

When Douglas Gilbert photographed Lenore Romney’s U.S. Senate campaign for LOOK Magazine in August of 1970, little did he know that one of his unused images would end up on the cover of TIME 42 years later.

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Gordon Parks

Fields of Vision: The Early Work of Gordon Parks

A new book by the Library of Congress showcases images taken by the photographer during an internship with the a government agency.

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