In Emanuel Leutze’s mural, a group of pioneers and their train of covered wagons are pictured at the continental divide, looking towards the sunset and the Pacific Ocean. The border depicts vignettes of exploration and frontier mythology. Beneath the central composition is a panoramic view of their destination “Golden Gate,” in San Francisco Bay.
Emanuel Leutze’s mural celebrates the western expansion of the United States....


The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
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Photo of Capitol Hill steps.
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"Exposed: The Secret Life of Roots" graphic.
This special exhibit at the U.S. Botanic Garden is on display February 21...

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Human Capital Management Division

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The Human Capital Management Division provides professional, innovative and customer-focused human capital programs and services in support of the AOC's mission to serve Congress and the American public. This division oversees a variety of services at the AOC including employment, benefits, workers' compensation, payroll and more.

Questions about employment opportunities with the Architect of the Capitol should be directed to this division at 202.226.7000.

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