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Gene Grider

...was the first President of the American Federation of Government Employees Local 2017 and was a participant in the Library of Congress Veterans History Project for WWII. He was a member of Old Union Baptist Church. Survivors include one son, Galen...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175659352
Blues musician B.B. King dies

...Roll Hall of Fame. His album "Live at the Regal" was declared a historic sound and permanently preserved in the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry. His playing style influenced performers from Otis Rush and Buddy Guy to Clapton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-15/musician-bb-king-dies
Hollywood's epic 'Birth of a Nation' glorified injustice

...past quarter century, The Birth of a Nation has been enshrined and entombed.In 1992, to much criticism, the Library of Congress added Griffith's work to the National Film Registry, calling it a "controversial, explicitly racist, but landmark...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-02-21/hollywoods-epic-birth-nation-glorif
Search is on for Korean War veterans

...Veterans History Project for the Library of Congress, documenting the oral histories...Historical Society and the Library of Congress."Eventually, you'll be able to go into a database at the Library of Congress and put a guy's name in and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-02-10/search-korean-wa
The Artside: Reality, delusion are topics of art exhibit

...including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a MacArthur "genius" fellowship and a Witter-Brynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress. He teaches creative writing at Florida International University.Aribisala is professor of English at the University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-29/artside-reality-delus
Clarence Bell

...Society for his participation in the WW II Veteran History Project. A copy of his participation was sent to the Library of Congress in Washington, and to Augusta State University. He was a member of the American Legion in North Augusta and was...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173111670
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
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
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
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