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Washington, D.C. in the Manuscript Reading Room

Searchable Databases

The following resources provide additional content on the history and culture of Washington, D.C.  The first set of resources are available free of charge, and the second set are subscription resources.

Open Access Databases

Subscription Databases

The subscription resources marked with a padlock  are available to researchers on-site at the Library of Congress.  If you are unable to visit the Library, you may be able to access these resources through your local public or academic library.