Good News in History, April 24

  On this day 217 years ago, the Library of Congress was established by the US Congress, providing $5,000 for the purchase of books and maps. After most of the original collection in Washington, DC was destroyed by the British in the War of 1812, Thomas Jefferson restored its shelves,

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