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Senate Building Services Supervisor David Douglas and Building Inspector Sharon Garavito-Lyons meet with Darla Ripchinsky, chief clerk of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
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    Historic Firsts: Capitol Hill Elevators

    A celebration of the passenger elevator's birthday leads to a search for our own historic first elevator.

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    Then & Now: U.S. Capitol Courtyards

    A look back at the transformation of the U.S. Capitol courtyards.

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    History with a Side of Mystery: the Rotunda Benches

    The benches of the Capitol Rotunda have also called a few other locations home over the years.

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    How the Crypt Got its Name

    This circular room below the Rotunda is one of the most heavily used circulation spaces in the building, its floor…

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