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    Women in Congress, Part 2

    House of Representatives historian Matthew Wasniewski and Curator Farar Elliott presented artifacts and photographs related to and talked about the history of women in the U.S. House of…

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    Women in Congress, Part 1

    House of Representatives historian Matthew Wasniewski and Curator Farar Elliott presented artifacts and photographs related to and talked about the history of women in the U.S. House of…

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    House Legislative Branch Subcommittee Hearing on the January 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol

    Brett Blanton, architect of the Capitol, testified at a House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch hearing on the January 6 on the U.S. Capitol. Mr. Blanton described his…

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    African Americans in Congress in the 20th Century

    Matthew Wasniewski and Farar Elliott used a selection of artifacts from their collections to tell the story of black members of congress between the 1920s and the 1970s. This program draws…

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    African Americans in Congress in the 19th Century

    House of Representatives historian Matthew Wasniewski and House curator Farar Elliott discussed the history of African Americans who served in Congress during the late 19th century.

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    The Capitol

    The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present were presented in a special 107-minute version of The Capitol. The documentary featured the impact…

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    U.S. Capitol Page History and Research

    Congressional historians Matthew Wasniewski, Farar Elliott, and Katherine Scott spoke about the U.S. Capitol Page program. Using a variety of images, they discussed their research on the program, recent…

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    History of House Pages

    Matthew Wasniewski and Farar Elliott talked told the story of House pages from the early 1800s until the program was ended in 2011. Their presentations included artifacts from their…

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    Revolutionary War Heroes in the Art of the Capitol

    Art historian and Capitol Curator Farar Elliott talks about famous artistic depictions of American revolutionary figures in the art of the Capitol. Ms. Elliott will also argued that these…

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    The Capitol: U.S. House of Representatives

    This program is one of three parts of the Capitol History Video Collection which can be obtained at c-span.org/store. The second program on the U.S. Capitol focused on the south wing, the House side of the Capitol.…

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    The Capitol: U.S. House of Representatives

    The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present were featured through taped segments on the various public and private spaces in the building, tours, and personal…

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    The Capitol: An American Icon

    The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present were featured through taped segments on the various public and private spaces in the building,…

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