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United States Capitol

United States Capitol

a self guided tour

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Published by The Secretary, The Sergeant at Arms in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.),
  • United States -- Capital and capitol,
  • Washington (D.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[produced under the direction of the Secretary of the Senate and the Senate Sergeant at Arms]
    SeriesS. pub -- 105-49
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Office of the Secretary, United States. Congress. Senate. Office of the Sergeant at Arms
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15233145M

    The United States Capitol. [Jennifer Silate] -- A brief history of the United States Capitol with an emphasis on its role as an American symbol. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. You’ll find that quote as well as plenty more information about the building in the book History of the United States Capitol: A Chronicle of Design, Construction, and Politics, also known as S. Doc. and part of the Congressional Committee Materials collection on GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys).

    Trouble placing your order? Call , ext. 10 or toll free , ext. Compilation of Works of Art and Other Objects in the United States Capitol Issue of 88th Cong., 2d sess. House document Issue of Document, United States 88th Cong., 2d sess., House document Volume of United States: House of Representatives: Author: United States. Architect of the Capitol: Edition: reprint: Publisher.

    The monument was presented to the U.S. Capitol as a gift from the women of the United States by the National Woman's Party and was accepted on behalf of Congress by the Joint Committee on the Library on Febru aoc_neg_jpg The unveiling ceremony was held in the Capitol Rotunda on Febru , the st anniversary of the birth of Susan B. Anthony, and was attended by. The Statue of Freedom by Thomas Crawford is the crowning feature of the dome of the United States Capitol. This beautiful reproduction of the magnificent figure that stands sentry on top of the Dome is offered in some of the original marble from the East Front of the Capitol.


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