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Augusta missionary Emma Lester had brushes with history

...Frost, Thomas Hardy, Conrad Aiken and Edna St. Vincent Millay.After he died, Emma donated those letters to the Library of Congress, where a printout of their catalog is a half-inch thickLester lived her later years in Washington, where she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-15/augusta-missionary-emma-
Washington Monument to reopen after nearly three years

...Smithsonian Institution and is chairman of the Kennedy Center. He has also made major gifts to the National Archives and Library of Congress.During the monument's restoration, the AP had a look at some of the worst damage from the 500-foot level...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-05-11/washington-monument-reopen-after-ne
Local authors talk about self-publishing their books

...to arrange and format his work.Upon the book's completion, Blanchard filed Starting at the Top through the Library of Congress with the help of an attorney, providing the author with all rights to his intellectual property.Through Amazon's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-04-26/local-authors-talk-about
Rock legend Lou Reed dead at 71

...Rock and Roll of Fame in 1996 and their landmark debut album, The Velvet Underground & Nico, was added to the Library of Congress' registry in 2006.Reed's career was an ongoing exhibit of how any subject could be set to rock music ? the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-10-27/rock-legend-lou-reed-dead-71
The Artside: Arts community in Augusta is in full bloom for April

...Saturday Evening Post, and he was commissioned to paint murals in the American Museum of Natural History and the Library of Congress.In the west lobby gallery at the Morris there is an exhibit of turned bowls by Ed, Philip and Matt Moulthrop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-04-01/artside-arts-communit
The Artside: Photographer to explain wet-plate collodion process

...portrait. Call (706) 828-3867 to see if session times are still available.Her work is in the collections of the Library of Congress, Portland Museum of Art and Southeastern Museum of Photography among many others, and she has a long list of editorial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-02-04/artside-photographer-
SC company apologizes for ad with Newtown photo

...Commercial Window Shield's Web site says it has installed "fragment retention window film" at the U.S. Capitol, Library of Congress, Pentagon, FBI, Grand Central Station in New York, the Willis Tower in Chicago and more than two dozen U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-31/sc-company-apologizes-ad-newt
WWII vet shares escape story with Augusta Historical Society

...Project, said Sanders' interview is one of more than 800 the local group has conducted for submission into the Library of Congress' American folklore division.Sanders joined the Army Air Forces in 1942 and was selected to pilot a B-24 Liberator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-18/wwii-vet-shares-escape-story-
3 veterans left in Augusta who survived Pearl Harbor

...project began in 2007 as part of an effort to collect the stories of Augusta's veterans for submission into the Library of Congress' American folklore divIsion.Local historians interviewed 800 veterans. Eighteen survived Pearl Harbor. Three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-06/3-veterans-left-augusta-who-s
Foundation names 'genius grant' winners

...who make final recommendations to the foundation's Board of Directors. A National Public Radio report about the Library of Congress worrying about damaging old recordings just by playing them sparked the imagination of Carl Haber, a 54-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-09-25/foundation-names-genius-gran