Labor Day Closure

The library will be closed Saturday, September 2 through Monday, September 4 in observance of Labor Day.

For more information about the history of Labor Day, see the Department of Labor’s website.

This image of women welders on the way to their job at the Todd Erie Basin drydock was made circa 1943 for the Office of War Information. To see more images from this period, visit the Library of Congress’ online Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

The library is closed on all U.S. Federal holidays. The library is closed the Saturday before Memorial Day and Labor Day, and the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving.