Due to a special Joint Meeting of Congress taking place in the Capitol on Tuesday, March 3, the U.S. Capitol will be closed to tours until approximately 12:30 p.m. on that day. The Capitol Visitor Center will remain open throughout the day, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and guided tours of the Capitol Visitor Center will be available while the Capitol is closed.

In 1913, Congress authorized dam construction in Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy Valley, despite objections of conservationists.

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Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress

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