January 18, 2022

Report and Interview: Library of Congress Seeks Diverse Archivists and Storytellers

From PBS NewsHour:

Founded in 1802, the U.S. Library of Congress is one of the world’s largest repositories of human knowledge. Now, a new initiative backed by a $15 million grant seeks to expand the National Archive to include diverse experiences. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano speaks with Dr. Carla Hayden, the first woman and first African American Librarian of Congress about the project.

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Learn More: Library of Congress Receives 4-Year, $15 Million Grant From Mellon Foundation, Will Launch “Of the People: Widening the Path” Initiative (January 27, 2021)

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