Save the Date: New History and Art Talks!

William de Leftwich Dodge's "Ambition" in the Library of Congress Jefferson Building.
Save the date for upcoming USCHS brown bag lectures! All are currently scheduled for noon-1 pm at 200 Maryland Ave. NE; Washington, DC 20002. They are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is requested and will open soon. Check back here for more details as they become available!

Black History Month Lectures

February 5: Sara Bon-Harper, executive director of James Monroe’s Highland, and Jennifer Stacy, member of Highland’s Descendant Advisory Council
  • “New History at James Monroe’s Highland”
February 12: John Colletta, Ph.D.
  • “Clark Mills and Philip Reed: The Master-Slave Collaboration that Culminated in Freedom”

Looking Ahead

March 25: Lynda Cooper, USCHS Capitol Fellow
  • “Chicago’s White City in the Nation’s Capital: The Relationship between the World’s Columbian Exposition and the Library of Congress”
April 1: Stephen West, The Catholic University of America
  • “Two Amendments, One Fraught History: Race, Sex, and the Right to Vote in the 15th and 19th Amendments, 1870-1920”