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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....

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View of the U.S. Capitol Building from above at dusk
In order to ensure the safety of visitors and staff and to preserve the...

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Photo of the East Front of the U.S. Capitol Building looking North to South.
AOC's annual Performance and Accountability Report (PAR) provides the results...

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AOC working cleaning the National Garden
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The Best Places to Work in The Federal Goverment
Dec 09, 2014
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) ranked eighth of 25 in the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government for mid-size...
2008 Capitol Christmas Tree
Nov 24, 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will be lit during a ceremony held on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at 5 p.m. on...
Nov 17, 2014
November 18, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. The Architect of the Capitol will conduct...
Nov 07, 2014
The "Concert for Valor: Saluting America's Veterans" is scheduled for...
Oct 29, 2014
2014 Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony The U.S. Capitol Christmas...
Oct 27, 2014
The Architect of the Capitol will conduct a safety exercise the morning of...

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