Book Series

Library of Congress Visual Sourcebooks

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  1. Book ImageBridges

    Richard L. Cleary


    An account of American bridge design, from familiar monuments to modest structures that offer eloquent statements of problems solved.More

  2. Book ImageEero Saarinen: Buildings from the Balthazar Korab Archive

    David G. De Long, C. Ford Peatross


    A timely portrait of the work of an architect who expanded the vocabulary of modern architecture.More

  3. Book ImageCemeteries

    Keith Eggener


    A bountifully illustrated exploration of the cemetery in American landscape and narrative.More

  4. Book ImageCanals

    Robert J. Kapsch


    A richly illustrated history of America's first transportation system.More

  5. Book ImageDams

    Christine Macy


    A lavishly illustrated exploration of these landscape-defining structures across the United States.More

  6. Book ImageTheaters

    Craig Morrison


    The latest title in the Norton/Library of Congress Visual Sourcebooks series, Theaters offers a richly illustrated history of a revered cultural artifact and a technological challenge, following its progression from the eighteenth-century opera house to the modern movie multiplex.More

  7. Book ImageRailroad Stations: The Buildings That Linked the Nation

    David Naylor


    A visual feast of images chronicling the history and stylistic character of one of our nation's most iconic building types.More

  8. Book ImagePublic Markets

    Helen Tangires


    An illustrated history of the buildings and spaces devoted to the urban marketplace for fresh food.More

  9. Book ImageBarns

    John Michael Vlach


    A far-reaching visual survey of farm buildings across the United States, tracing their historical and regional influences.More

  10. Book ImageLighthouses

    Sara E. Wermiel


    The fourth title in the Norton/Library of Congress series, this abundantly illustrated book conveys the romance and beauty of lighthouses and beacons while explaining the development of the forms, materials, architecture, and engineering of their structure: wood, masonry, cast-iron plate, on- and off-shore skeletal, caisson, and reinforced concrete.More