December 13, 2017

Now Available: GPO and LC Release Digitized Bound Congressional Record for the 1920s

From the GPO:

The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO), in partnership with the Library of Congress (LC) has made available on govinfo digitized versions of the Congressional Record (Bound Edition) from 1921-1930.

This release covers debates and proceedings of the 67th through the 71st Congresses. This era of Congress covers historical topics such as:

  • The final two years of the administration of President Wilson, the administrations of Presidents Harding and Coolidge, and the first two years of the administration of President Hoover
  • Prohibition
  • The Immigration Act of 1924
  • The Kellogg-Briand Pact to end war
  • The Dawes Plan for WWI reparations
  • The Teapot Dome Scandal
  • The Stock Market Crash of 1929

GPO and LC will continue to release digitized versions of the Bound Congressional Record all the way back to the first volume published in 1873. GPO published the first issue of the Congressional Record on March 5, 1873.

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Previous Releases of the Bound Congressional Record

See Also:  U.S. GPO Announces Release of Digitized Bound Congressional Record for the 1930s (August 22, 2017)

See Also: GPO and LC Announce Digital Release of Historical Congressional Record for the 1940s (August 1, 2017)

See Also: GPO Announces Digital Release of Historical Congressional Record for the 1950s (June 28, 2017)

See Also: Now Available Online From GPO: Historical Congressional Record For 1971-1980 (March 7, 2017)

See Also: Digitized Editions of Historical Congressional Record for the 1980s on GPO’s GovInfo (November 29, 2016)

See Also: GPO and Library of Congress Release Digital Bound Version of Congressional Record (1991-1998) (September 20, 2016)

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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