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Works of Art in the United States Capitol Building : Including Biographies of the Artists

By: United States. Superintendent of Capitol Buildings and Grounds

Description: "List of works of art in the Capitol Building": p. 81-94. Originally published: Washington : G.P.O., 1910

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United States Capitol Police

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...ice (USCP) is a federal law enforcement agency charged with protecting the United States Congress within the District of Columbia and throughout the U... ...CP) is a federal law enforcement agency charged with protecting the United States Congress within the District of Columbia and throughout the United S... ... agency under the legislative branch of the U.S. government. Overview The United States Capitol Police has the primary responsibility for protecting ... ... under the legislative branch of the U.S. government. Overview The United States Capitol Police has the primary responsibility for protecting life an... ...the legislative branch of the U.S. government. Overview The United States Capitol Police has the primary responsibility for protecting life and prope... ... a large complex of congressional buildings, parks, and thoroughfares. The Capitol Police has exclusive jurisdiction within the United States Capitol ... ...nd thoroughfares. The Capitol Police has exclusive jurisdiction within the United States Capitol Grounds and has concurrent jurisdiction with other la... ...oughfares. The Capitol Police has exclusive jurisdiction within the United States Capitol Grounds and has concurrent jurisdiction with other law enfor... ...ritories and possessions, and the District of Columbia. Training The U.S. Capitol Police is one of many agencies that sends its recruits to the Feder...

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Compilation of Works of Art in the United States Capitol

By: United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Library
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United States Capitol

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... People associated with the United States Capitol ... ... People associated with the United States Capitol ... ... People associated with the United States Capitol ... ... United States Capitol Police ... ... United States Capitol Police ... ... United States Capitol Police ... ... United States Capitol grounds ... ... United States Capitol grounds ... ... United States Capitol grounds ...

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Statue of George Washington Glick Erected in Statuary Hall of the United States Capitol by the State of Kansas

By: United States. 63D Congress, 2nd Session, 1913-1914.; United States. Congress. Memorial Addresses.
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United States Capitol Flag Program

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... The United States Capitol Flag Program is a program operated by the Architect of the Capitol which provides American flags flown over the United S... ...am operated by the Architect of the Capitol which provides American flags flown over the United States Capitol to members of Congress. ... ...ated by the Architect of the Capitol which provides American flags flown over the United States Capitol to members of Congress. Th... ...ags flown over the United States Capitol to members of Congress. The Capitol Flag Program began in 1937 when a member of Congress ... ...Program began in 1937 when a member of Congress requested a flag that had flown over the Capitol. Over the years the focus of the program gradually ex... ... The Architect of the Capitol fulfills all flag requests from members of the United States Senate and the House of Representatives. Flags ... ... The Architect of the Capitol fulfills all flag requests from members of the United States Senate and the House of Representatives. Flags are flo... ... Categories All stub articles United States Congress stubs United Sta... ... Categories All stub articles United States Congress stubs United States fla...

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Statue of George Washington Glick erected in Statuary hall of the United States Capitol by the state of Kansas

By: United States. 63D Congress, 2nd Session, 1913-1914.; United States. Congress. Memorial Addresses.
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United States Capitol Visitor Center

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... Location United States Capitol Complex ... ... Location United States Capitol Complex Town ... ... Location United States Capitol Complex Town or city... ... Country United States Coordinates ... ... Country United States Coordinates ... ... Manhattan Construction Company The United States Capitol Visitor Center (CVC) is a large underground addition ... ...attan Construction Company The United States Capitol Visitor Center (CVC) is a large underground addition to the ... ...onstruction Company The United States Capitol Visitor Center (CVC) is a large underground addition to the United ... ... Visitor Center (CVC) is a large underground addition to the United States Capitol complex which serves as a gathering point for up to 4,000 tourists[...

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Statue of Zebulon Baird Vance : Erected in Statuary Hall of the United States Capitol by the State of North Carolina :Proceedings in Statuary Hall and in the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States Upon the Unveiling, Presentation, And Acceptance of the Statue of Zebulon Baird Vance from the State of North Carolina

By: United States. Congress (64th, 1st Session)
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United States Capitol Complex

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... United States Capitol ... ... United States Capitol ... ... United States Capitol ... ...r Plant Capitol Reflecting Pool ... ...lt state is autocollapse. Categories United States government navigational boxes United St... ...e is autocollapse. Categories United States government navigational boxes United States Ca... ...d States government navigational boxes United States Capitol ... ... United States Capitol Complex ... ... United States Capitol Complex ...

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Statue of Henry Mower Rice Erected in Statuary Hall of the United States Capitol by the State of Minnesota. Proceedings in Statuary Hall, In the Senate, And in the House of Representatives Upon the Unveiling, Reception, And Acceptance of the Statue of Henry Mower Rice from the State of Minnesota. Sixty-Fourth Congress

By: United States. 64th Cong., 1st Sess.
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United States Capitol crypt

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..., older image taken looking east. The United States Capitol crypt is the large circular room filled with forty ne... ... image taken looking east. The United States Capitol crypt is the large circular room filled with forty neoclassi... ...taken looking east. The United States Capitol crypt is the large circular room filled with forty neoclassical Dor... ...lar room filled with forty neoclassical Doric columns directly beneath the United States Capitol rotunda. It was built originally to support the rotun... ...m filled with forty neoclassical Doric columns directly beneath the United States Capitol rotunda. It was built originally to support the rotunda as w... ...d with forty neoclassical Doric columns directly beneath the United States Capitol rotunda. It was built originally to support the rotunda as well as ... ... The crypt originated with the initial designs drawn up for the United States Capitol by William Thornton, which called for a rotunda to be... ... The crypt originated with the initial designs drawn up for the United States Capitol by William Thornton, which called for a rotunda to be placed... ...e crypt originated with the initial designs drawn up for the United States Capitol by William Thornton, which called for a rotunda to be placed betwee...

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Statue of Zebulon Baird Vance : erected in Statuary Hall of the United States Capitol by the state of North Carolina :proceedings in Statuary Hall and in the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States upon the unveiling, presentation, and acceptance of the statue of Zebulon Baird Vance from the state of North Carolina

By: United States. Congress (64th, 1st session : 1915-1916)United States. Congress. Memorial addresses
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United States Capitol dome

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...The dome of the United States Capitol building at night The United S... ... States Capitol building at night The United States Capitol dome is the dome situated above the United States Cap... ... Capitol building at night The United States Capitol dome is the dome situated above the United States Capitol wh... ...l building at night The United States Capitol dome is the dome situated above the United States Capitol which rea... ...[1] The dome was designed by Thomas U. Walter, the fourth Architect of the Capitol, and constructed between 1855 and 1866 at a cost of $1,047,291.[2] ... ... First dome The current cast iron dome of the United States Capitol is the second dome to sit above the building. The ori... ... First dome The current cast iron dome of the United States Capitol is the second dome to sit above the building. The origin of ... ...ent and Congress. [6] United States Capitol with Charles Bulfinch dome, 1846 ... ... Congress. [6] United States Capitol with Charles Bulfinch dome, 1846 ...

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Enlargement of the Capitol of the United States

By: Anderson, Charles Frederick
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United States Capitol Historical Society

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...ited States Capitol Historical Society is an organization chartered by the United States Congress, beginning in 1962, to educate the public on the her... ...ates Capitol Historical Society is an organization chartered by the United States Congress, beginning in 1962, to educate the public on the heritage a... ...eginning in 1962, to educate the public on the heritage and history of the United States Capitol, as well as its institutions and those individuals wh... ...g in 1962, to educate the public on the heritage and history of the United States Capitol, as well as its institutions and those individuals who have ... ...62, to educate the public on the heritage and history of the United States Capitol, as well as its institutions and those individuals who have served ... ...gel of Iowa. The group holds a congressional charter under Title 36 of the United States Code.[2] They have an Oral History collection at the Library ... ...Iowa. The group holds a congressional charter under Title 36 of the United States Code.[2] They have an Oral History collection at the Library of Cong... ...Library of Congress.[3] They offer Fellowships to study the history of the Capitol.[4] Awards In 2004, The Unit... ...] Awards In 2004, The United States Capitol Historical Society was one of eight recipients of the National Huma...

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Statue of Henry Mower Rice erected in Statuary hall of the United States Capitol by the state of Minnesota. Proceedings in Statuary hall, in the Senate, and in the House of representatives upon the unveiling, reception, and acceptance of the statue of Henry Mower Rice from the state of Minnesota. Sixty-fourth Congress

By: United States. 64th Cong., 1st sess., 1915-1916; United States. Congress. Memorial addresses; United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Printing
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United States Capitol shooting incident

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...ncident can refer to three different events: United States Capitol shooting incident (1954) Uni... ... can refer to three different events: United States Capitol shooting incident (1954) United Sta... ...fer to three different events: United States Capitol shooting incident (1954) United States Cap... ... United States Capitol shooting incident (1998) United States Capitol shooting incident (2013) ... ...ed States Capitol shooting incident (1998) United States Capitol shooting incident (2013) Cate... ...es Capitol shooting incident (1998) United States Capitol shooting incident (2013) Categories ...

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Centennial Anniversary of the Laying of the Corner-stone of the National Capitol

By: YA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress) DLC [from Old Catalog]
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United States Capitol rotunda

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...d the statue of George Washington The United States Capitol rotunda is the central rotunda of the United States C... ...tatue of George Washington The United States Capitol rotunda is the central rotunda of the United States Capitol ... ...f George Washington The United States Capitol rotunda is the central rotunda of the United States Capitol in Wash... ...otunda of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.. Located below the Capitol dome, it is the tallest part of the Capitol and has been described ... ... corridors connecting the House of Representatives and Senate sides of the Capitol. To the south of the rotunda is the semi-circular National Statuary... ...ate Chamber, used by the Senate until 1859 and by the Supreme Court of the United States until 1935. The rotunda is 96 feet (29&nb... ...mber, used by the Senate until 1859 and by the Supreme Court of the United States until 1935. The rotunda is 96 feet (29 m) i... ...ed for the massive Mexican Cession of territory in what is now the Western United States. ... ...the massive Mexican Cession of territory in what is now the Western United States. ...

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Extension and Completion of the Capitol Building. Report of the Joint Commission ..

By: Wetmore, George Peabody, 1846-1921. [from Old Catalog]
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United States Capitol Guide Board

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...tol Guide Board is a group of three members who have jurisdiction over the United States Capitol Guide Service. The three members of this board are th... ...de Board is a group of three members who have jurisdiction over the United States Capitol Guide Service. The three members of this board are the Archi... ...d is a group of three members who have jurisdiction over the United States Capitol Guide Service. The three members of this board are the Architect of... ...ol Guide Service. The three members of this board are the Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers, the Senate Sergeant at Arms Frank J. Larkin, and ... ...eant at Arms Paul D. Irving. These same three individuals also make up the Capitol Police Board which has jurisdiction over the United States Capitol ... ...uals also make up the Capitol Police Board which has jurisdiction over the United States Capitol Police. ... ...so make up the Capitol Police Board which has jurisdiction over the United States Capitol Police. ... ... United States Congress ... ... United States Congress ...

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The national Capitol; its architecture, art and history

By: Hazelton, George Cochrane, 1832-1922

...UC-NRLF 224 410 THE CAPITOL EDITION GIFT OF THE NATIONAL CAPITOL ITS ARCHITECTURE ART AND HISTORY BY GEORGE C. HAZELTON, JR. AUTHOR ... ...public, it is deemed just to say that the idea of writing a history of the Capitol was first urged upon the author by Captain Howard F. Kennedy, and t... ... in the minds and hearts of the people greater interest and pride in their Capitol the great forum of the law-making power of the government such a re... ... the dome ; to the lover of art and to the student of history, oratory and statesmanship, that they may serve as a key of intelli- gence by which to r... ...nce; the jurist for law; the politi- cian as the goal of his ambition; the statesman for the science of progressive government; the diplomat as the pl... ...tablished under the 8th Section and ist Article of the Constitution of the United States: " Congress shall have power to exercise exclusive legislatio... ...ed under the 8th Section and ist Article of the Constitution of the United States: " Congress shall have power to exercise exclusive legislation in al... ..., and the acceptance of Congress, become the seat of the government of the United States." In pursuance of this provision, the State of Maryland passe... ...t of ten miles square in this State, for the Seat of the Government of the United States." The State of Virginia patriotically followed, December 3, 1...

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United States Capitol Guide Service

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...Patch of the United States Capitol Guides The United States Capit... ... the United States Capitol Guides The United States Capitol Guide Service was a guide service charged by the Unit... ...ited States Capitol Guides The United States Capitol Guide Service was a guide service charged by the United Stat... ...the United States Congress to "provide guided tours of the interior of the United States Capitol Building for the education and enlightenment of the g... ...ted States Congress to "provide guided tours of the interior of the United States Capitol Building for the education and enlightenment of the general ... ...tes Congress to "provide guided tours of the interior of the United States Capitol Building for the education and enlightenment of the general public,... ...S.C. § 2166. Created in 1876 in honor of the United States turning 100 years old, the Capitol Guide Service was subject ... ...sp;§ 2166. Created in 1876 in honor of the United States turning 100 years old, the Capitol Guide Service was subject to the ... ... Created in 1876 in honor of the United States turning 100 years old, the Capitol Guide Service was subject to the direction, supervision, and contro...

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The national Capitol; its architecture, art and history

By: Hazelton, George Cochrane, 1832-1922

...K, LENRX AMD Tilde* fo.undaooni. -j H Z o < O < < Z o < Z w H THE NATIONAL CAPITOL ITS ARCHITECTURE ART AND HISTORY BY GEORGE C. HAZELTON, Jr. AUTHO... ...e public, it is deemed just to say that the idea of writing a history of the Capitol was first urged upon the author by Captain Howard F. Kennedy, and... ...en in the minds and hearts of the people greater interest and pride in their Capitol — the great forum of the law-making power of the government — suc... ...on the dome ; to the lover of art and to the student of history, oratory and statesmanship, that they may serve as a key of intelli- gence by which to... ...nce ; the jurist for law; the politi- cian as the goal of his ambition ; the statesman for the science of progressive government ; the diplomat as the... ...established under the 8th Section and 1st Article of the Constitution of the United States: " Congress shall have power to exercise exclusive legislat... ...shed under the 8th Section and 1st Article of the Constitution of the United States: " Congress shall have power to exercise exclusive legislation in ... ...es, and the acceptance of Congress, become the seat of the government of the United States." In pursuance of this provision, the State of Maryland pas... ...ict of ten miles square in this State, for the Seat of the Government of the United States." The State of Virginia patriotically followed, December 3,...

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United States Capitol shooting incident (2013)

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...a U.S. Secret Service officer, and was chased by the Secret Service to the United States Capitol where she was fatally shot by law enforcement officer... ...Secret Service officer, and was chased by the Secret Service to the United States Capitol where she was fatally shot by law enforcement officers. A yo... ...Service officer, and was chased by the Secret Service to the United States Capitol where she was fatally shot by law enforcement officers. A young chi... ...the car in with at least five marked vehicles and one unmarked cruiser, on United States Capitol grounds, on the sidewalk on the east side of the circ... ... in with at least five marked vehicles and one unmarked cruiser, on United States Capitol grounds, on the sidewalk on the east side of the circle. Fou... ...h at least five marked vehicles and one unmarked cruiser, on United States Capitol grounds, on the sidewalk on the east side of the circle. Four unifo... ...east on Constitution Avenue. She got as far as the northeast corner of the Capitol grounds, in the vicinity of the Hart Senate Office Building, where ... ... United States Capitol Complex ... ... United States Capitol Complex ...

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Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Laying of the Corner Stone of the Capitol of the United States : with Accounts of the Laying of the Original Corner Stone, in 1793, and of the Corner Stone of the Extension, in 1851

By: Walker, Duncan S
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United States Capitol subway system

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... Locale United States Capitol Complex, Washington, D.C. ... ... Locale United States Capitol Complex, Washington, D.C. ... ... Locale United States Capitol Complex, Washington, D.C. ... ... Operator(s) Architect of the Capitol Number of vehicles ... ... U.S. Capitol ... ... The subway system of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. consists of three underground ele... ... The subway system of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. consists of three underground electric p... ...nsists of three underground electric people mover systems that connect the United States Capitol to the House and Senate office buildings. ... ...of three underground electric people mover systems that connect the United States Capitol to the House and Senate office buildings. ...

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The rotunda and dome of the U. S. Capitol

By: Wyeth, Samuel Douglas
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United States Capitol shooting incident (1998)

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... Target United States Capitol ... ... Target United States Capitol ... ... Target United States Capitol Attack... ... Russell Eugene Weston, Jr. The United States Capitol shooting incident of 1998 was an attack on July 24, 1... ...Russell Eugene Weston, Jr. The United States Capitol shooting incident of 1998 was an attack on July 24, 1998 whi... ... Eugene Weston, Jr. The United States Capitol shooting incident of 1998 was an attack on July 24, 1998 which led ... ...agnetometer at the Document Door entrance located on the East Front of the Capitol, which was open only to Members of Congress and their staff. Detect... ... the shooting, both officers received the tribute of lying in honor in the United States Capitol rotunda. They were the first police officers, and Che... ...ooting, both officers received the tribute of lying in honor in the United States Capitol rotunda. They were the first police officers, and Chestnut w...

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Clay-frelinghuysen Campaign Badge, Photograph Number 3A41238R

By: R. Hemming
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United States Capitol shooting incident (1954)

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... Target United States Capitol (chamber of the House of Representatives) ... ... Target United States Capitol (chamber of the House of Representatives) ... ... Target United States Capitol (chamber of the House of Representatives) ... ...nation attempt U.S. Capitol shooting incident (1954) ... ... The United States Capitol shooting incident of 1954 was an attack on March 1, 1... ... The United States Capitol shooting incident of 1954 was an attack on March 1, 1954, by... ... The United States Capitol shooting incident of 1954 was an attack on March 1, 1954, by four P... ...ry (a balcony for visitors) of the House of Representatives chamber in the United States Capitol. They wanted to highlight the struggle for independen... ...alcony for visitors) of the House of Representatives chamber in the United States Capitol. They wanted to highlight the struggle for independence from...

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Columbia and Her Rejected Suitor, Photograph Number 3B35987R

By: Carter & Conant
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Capitol Street

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... Capitol Street can refer to three separate streets in Washington, D.C, United States: East Capitol Str... ... Capitol Street can refer to three separate streets in Washington, D.C, United States: East Capitol Street ... ...e separate streets in Washington, D.C, United States: East Capitol Street South Capitol Street ... ...itol Street South Capitol Street North Capitol Street Categories ...

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The National Union, Photograph Number 3B38191R

By: Lee & Walker
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Inauguration of President Theodore Roosevelt, March 4, 1905, Photograph Number 6A27794V

By: Library of Congress
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Thrilling Story of the Wonderful Capitol Building and Its Marvelous Decorations

By: Fry, Smith D. (Smith Dunbar), 1851-1929;

...Thrilling Story of the Wonderful Capitol Building and Its Marvelous Decorations by Fry, Smith D. (Smith Dunbar), 1851-1929; published by [washington, D.C.?] : S.D. Fry...

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