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GPO and LC release digitized version of Congressional Record 1891-1911

“The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) partners with the Library of Congress to release the digital version of the bound Congressional Record from 1891-1911 on GPO’s govinfo ( This release covers the debates and proceedings of the 52nd through the 61st Congresses. This era of Congress covers historical topics such as:

  • The final two years of the administration of President Benjamin Harrison; the election of President Cleveland for a nonconsecutive second term; the election, reelection, and assassination of President McKinley; the first term and reelection of President Theodore Roosevelt; and the election and first two years of the administration of President Taft
  • Admission of Utah and Oklahoma as states
  • The Panic of 1893
  • The Spanish-American War
  • The first flight by the Wright Brothers
  • Passage of the Antiquities Act
  • Passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act
  • Construction of the Panama Canal
  • Final years of the Gilded Age and beginning of the Progressive Era.”

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