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Twas the night before Christmas

Dec 24, 2012

“‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house…” This is the first line of what may be the most recognizable American poem of all time. Attributed to Clement Clarke Moore in 1822, this poem has cemented the modern image of Santa Claus.

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Posted by Keri Youngstrand on Dec 24, 2012 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)  |  Share this post

How one sculptor celebrates Christmas Eve

Dec 18, 2012

Christmas Eve is celebrated in many different ways, and a poem within our digital library sheds new light on how one American sculptor spent his holiday.

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Posted by Keri Youngstrand on Dec 18, 2012 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

The Theodore Roosevelt Papers at the Library of Congress

Dec 11, 2012

The Library of Congress Manuscript division houses the Theodore Roosevelt Papers, which make up a large portion of the digital library.

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Posted by Keri Youngstrand on Dec 11, 2012 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post