A series of noontime gallery talks will be given by Library curators in the exhibition from mid April through June 2011.
To schedule school or group tours call (202) 707-9203.
You can explore the entire Liljenquist Family Collection on the Prints and Photographs online catalog at http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/lilj.
The collection is also a part of Flickr at the Library of Congress set titled “Civil War Faces”.
Public comment is sought on both sites in order to gather additional information about the photographs and as a forum for discussion.
All Gallery Talks for The Last Full Measure exhibition (unless otherwise noted) will occur at noon on Wednesdays in the South Gallery, Second Floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Collector Tom Liljenquist will discuss the photographs his family donated to the Library of Congress
Carol Johnson (Prints and Photographs Division) will give a tour of The Last Full Measure exhibition
Helena Zinkham (Prints and Photographs Division) will discuss newly identified soldiers—the research stories from Flickr and Civil War specialists
Adam Goodheart will discuss and sign his new book 1861: The Civil War Awakening (Alfred A. Knopf, 2011). Pickford Theater, Madison Building. A Books & Beyond program.
Christopher Murphy (African Middle Eastern Division) will discuss the weapons used in the Civil War
Margaret E. Wagner (Publishing Office), will discuss the publication of the new Civil War timeline published by the Library of Congress and Little Brown and Company
Christy Chason (VHP) and Jamie Stevenson (VHP) will present "Some gave all, Some lived to tell"
Dana Hemmenway (Conservation Division) will discuss the conservation and mounting of the photographs in the exhibition
Michelle Krowl (Manuscript Division) will discuss the life of the “everyday” soldier in the Civil War