The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office.
The Library of Congress Digital Collections contains a wide variety of content accessible online. View maps and photographs; read letters, diaries and newspapers; hear personal accounts of events; listen to sound recordings; and watch historic films.