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Defiant in the Defense of Art: Three "Monuments Women" Push for Postwar Reforms

Edith Standen and Rose Valland

Three women put their careers at risk to restore Nazi-seized art to their proper owners. More

The Men—and the Women—Who Built the Washington Monument

Robert Mills design for the Washington Monument

After decades of fund-raising and delays, the Washington Monument finally rose to completion. More


The Revolutionary Summer of 1862

US Capitol under construction 1861 (111-BA-1444)

During the summer of 1862, the U.S. Congress passed sweeping legislation affecting slavery, civil rights, and westward expansion. More



February 25, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CST - Little Rock, AR
2024 Parkview High School Black History Month Performance

February 26, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST - Atlanta, GA
Grace Hale, Author of In the Pines: A Lynching, A Lie, A Reckoning

February 28, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST - Online
Freedman’s Village Discussion in Partnership with Arlington National Cemetery

March 4, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. EST - Washington, DC
Remember the First Ladies

March 5, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST - Online
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee Meeting

March 5, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST - Atlanta, GA
Hamilton Nolan, Author of The Hammer: Power, Inequality, and the Struggle for the Soul of Labor

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