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Rediscovering Blackjack

By Erin Courtney

During a recent renovation at the U.S. Capitol Building, members of the Architect of the Capitol uncovered a long-forgotten painting of the famous horse.

The Blackjack painting discovered in the U.S. Capitol.
AOC Industrial Mechanics Jeff Weiskott and Derek Matthews
October 20, 2011
Keeping the House Office Buildings equipment in excellent shape is the job of the AOC Industrial Mechanics shop.More »
May 24, 2011
The Architect of the Capitol is responsible for the preservation and maintenance of the stone exterior of the U.S. Capitol as well as the exteriors of all of the other buildings on Capitol Hill. As the buildings have aged, the challenge of caring for their ornate stone facades has only increased.More »
The AOC Capitol Building Mason Shop successfully relocated the Magna Carta display to the Crypt.
January 21, 2011
It took both brawn and brains to move a beautiful (and hefty) treasure when the Magna Carta display was moved from the Capitol Rotunda to its new home in the Capitol Crypt.More »
Black and white photo of the Capitol Power Plant's interior.
December 5, 2010
The plant has undergone significant changes as new buildings were built, and more modern and efficient equipment was installed, but what hasn't changed is the commitment of the staff.More »
Russell Senate Office Building 2010
May 13, 2010
To keep it in tip-top condition, the AOC spent some time studying the building's exterior in preparation to clean, repair and restore the exterior envelope of this historic Senate Office Building.More »

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