Women in History-Marie Curie

Maria Skłodowska, known as Marie Curie, was born in Warsaw, Poland when it was a part of the Russian Empire, on November 7, 1867. She was the fifth and youngest child of well-known teachers Bronisława, and Władysław Skłodowski. She received a general education in local schools and some scientific training from her father. When Maria was ten years old…
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Library of Congress was established 219 years ago!

The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is considered to be unofficially the national library of the United States. It is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States and is housed in three buildings on Capital Hill in Washington, D.C.: the Thomas Jefferson…
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