JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen (US) Library of Congress Redesigned Website Home Page #general

Jan Meisels Allen

The (US) Library of Congress, the largest library in the world, updated its
website home page on 1 November. The new home page will regularly change the
featured content. Currently their collection of over 6,000 photochrome
prints is featured. Got to:

They also have a "trending" section on the new home page and topics...the
one on far right as looking at the screen is genealogy. By clicking on
"genealogy" you are taken to their genealogy section : The Library of
Congress has one of the world's premier collections of U.S. and foreign
genealogical and local historical publications. The Library's genealogy
collection began as early as 1815 when Thomas Jefferson's library was

To look at the listing of research centers at the Library of Congress go to:

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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