November 12 Lecture: A Curious Removal: Leta Myers Smart, The Rescue, and The Discovery of America​ by C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa

Professor C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa of the Department of History and Art History of George Mason University will present an illustrated lecture for the U.S. Capitol […] ... › READ MORE

2014 Making Democracy Work Student Essay Contest Focuses on Voting Rights in American History

In pursuit of its mission to promote the history of the United States Congress and American representative government, the U.S. Capitol Historical Society announces its […] ... › READ MORE

Congressman John Lewis to receive 2014 Freedom Award

Congressman John Lewis to Receive U.S. Capitol Historical Society’s 2014 Freedom Award The U.S. Capitol Historical Society annually recognizes individuals that have advanced greater public […] ... › READ MORE

Congratulations to the 2013-14 We the People Constitution Challenge Winners!

  For more information on the We the People Constitution Program, click here.                         […] ... › READ MORE

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