The Library of Congress is the Mother Ship. If you use no other resource to educate or raise an intellectually-adventurous child, use this one. Its holdings are so vast that it could literally take a lifetime, perhaps more, to explore all they have. Learn and grow in Jefferson's legacy to America.
Jefferson Building under construction...The Library of Congress was established by an act of Congress in 1800 when President John Adams signed a bill providing for the transfer of the seat of government from Philadelphia to the new capital city of Washington.
Online Exhibition The St. John's Bible This exhibition is devoted to a single work of art, an illuminated, handwritten Bible commissioned by Saint John's University and Abbey in Minnesota. This contemporary Bible is at once old and new: a masterpiece of the ancient crafts of calligraphy and illumination that could only be made by artists of today... http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/stjohnsbible/stjohns-exhibit.html
The National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress (LC), is a long-term effort to develop an Internet-based, searchable database of U.S. newspapers with descriptive information and select digitization of historic pages.
effort to develop an Internet-based, searchable database of U.S. newspapers with descriptive information and select digitization of historic pages. Supported by NEH, this rich digital resource will be developed and permanently maintained at the Library of Congress. An NEH award program will fund the contribution of content from, eventually, all U.S. states and territories.