The United States Capitol: A Brief Architectural History

Length: 44 mins
Categories: History, Americas
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Audio Americana presents The United States Capitol: A Brief Architectural History. Written by architectural historian William C. Allen, this brief study summarizes the origins, construction, and development of the United States Capitol and reflects upon the eclectic group of people who have contributed to its evolution, including Dr. William Thornton, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Charles Bulfinch, Frederick Law Olmsted, Montgomery C. Meigs, and Thomas U. Walter. The United States Capitol: A Brief Architectural History provides listeners with the most essential details of one of America's most recognizable buildings. 

Cover photo credit: Carol Highsmith [#2010642046 Library of Congress].

©United States Government Printing Office 1990 (P)Audio Americana 2018

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