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great trip to the Library of Congress

Just returned from a great day trip to the Library of Congress courtesy of the University of Alabama.

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Good to be in the nation’s capital

The university permits researchers and staff to travel to DC for a day via a plane ride!

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Mrs. Donna Borden, a Library of Congress staffer, was my guardian angel during my trip. She was so encouraging and helpful as I made away around this amazing facility.

I met some of the most incredible scholars and employees.

Screen Shot 2019-10-15 at 7.49.23 PM.pngI hope we all meet again as we promised to do.

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Lovely data.


While in the archive, I looked at maps and other data that will augment my ongoing research on racial and spatial politics on Florida with Zora Neale Hurston partly in view.Screen Shot 2019-10-15 at 7.49.12 PM

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I love the Library of Congress’s Main Reading Room.
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Our Capitol building.

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