The Library of Congress puts historical photos at the public’s fingertips via its online catalog. Nearly three-quarters of a century ago, Jeanne Thompson, 20, was appointed as secretary to the president for signing land grants and patents at the General Land Office. She’s shown on Sept. 8, 1937, in the early days of her job, where she was authorized to affix ‘Franklin D. Roosevelt’ to documents.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.