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The Center for Legislative Archives holds and preserves the official records of Congress on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. The records of Congress reflect America's entire national experience from the First Congress in 1789 to the present. They reveal the centrality of Congress to the American story, and illustrate the institutional operations of the representative branch of government.

The documents presented here are a small sampling of the wealth of historical records in the Center's holdings which total over 350 million pages.

Bank of the United States (National Archives Identifier 2127306) Clifford K. Berryman Cartoons (National Archives Identifier 306134) Cherokee Indians (National Archives Identifier 306680) Shock SuspenStories Magazine, Number 13 (National Archives Identifier 595384) Child Labor (Lewis Hine Photos) (National Archives Identifier 306624)
Committee on Un-American Activities (National Archives Identifier 595265) Credentials of Members of Congress (National Archives Identifier 595424) Davy Crockett and West Point (National Archives Identifier 2173241) Electoral Tallies (National Archives Identifier 306207) Gulf of Tonkin Resolution (National Archives Identifier 2127364)
Honoring the Memory of Washington (National Archives Identifier 306521) Impeachment of Andrew Johnson (National Archives Identifier 2127356)
Maps (National Archives Identifier 306571) Missouri Compromise (National Archives Identifier 306524) Naturalization of Servicemen (National Archives Identifier 2127363)
Nomination Messages (National Archives Identifier 306334) Overriding a Veto (National Archives Identifier 2127368) Petitions and Memorials (National Archives Identifier 595303) Presidential Messages to Congress (National Archives Identifier 306319) Proposed Amendments to the Constitution (National Archives Identifier 2173242)
Reconstruction (National Archives Identifier 5637786) Senate Revisions to House Proposed Amendments to the U.S. Constitution (National Archives Identifier 3535588) San Francisco Earthquake (National Archives Identifier 306190) Slavery (National Archives Identifier 306599) Voting Rights (National Archives Identifier 593573)
Woman Suffrage (National Archives Identifier 306664) Women in Congress (National Archives Identifier 4397830)      
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