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Picture of people working at desks that form a circle in the round reading room of the Library of Congress
September 14, 2021

Library of Congress

People work in the main reading room of the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. The Library of Congress houses some 170 million items, making it a fitting subject for a photo in a March 1997 story about paper.
Photograph by Sisse Brimberg, Nat Geo Image Collection
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