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In this Oct. 1924 photo provided by the Library of Congress, Elsie Tydings waits at a ticket window, as she became the first person to purchase a ticket for a World Series baseball game in the nation's capital. The Washington Senators defeated the New York Giants in that year's series. (AP Photo/Library of Congress)

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In this Oct. 10, 1924 photo, provided by the Library of Congress, Washington Senators and New York Giants managers and players join umpires before the final game of baseball's World Series in Washington. (AP Photo/Library of Congress)

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Scientists, historians, philosophers and theologians meet for a discussion entitled "Preparing for Discovery: A Rational Approach to the Impact of Finding Microbial, Complex or Intelligent Life Beyond Earth" held at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Thursday, September 18, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Scientists, historians, philosophers and theologians meet for a discussion entitled "Preparing for Discovery: A Rational Approach to the Impact of Finding Microbial, Complex or Intelligent Life Beyond Earth" held at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Thursday, September 18, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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James Madison, the Father of the Constitution, warned that the "freedom of the people" is imperiled more by "gradual and silent encroachments of those in power, than by violent and sudden usurpations.” (Library of Congress)

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James Madison, the Father of the Constitution, warned that the "freedom of the people" is imperiled more by "gradual and silent encroachments of those in power, than by violent and sudden usurpations.” (Library of Congress)

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In this photo provided by the Library of Congress, President Abraham Lincoln, seated and holding his spectacles and a pencil on Feb. 5, 1865. (AP Photo/Library of Congress/Alexander Gardner)

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This undated handout image provided by the Library of Congress shows The Everly Brothers in a promotion photo for their single “Cathy’s Clown”. On Wednesday April 2, 2014, the Library of Congress will announce this, and other sound recordings it has selected for long-term preservation in the National Recording Registry. (AP Photo/Library of Congress, Warner Brothers)

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This undated handout image provided by the Library of Congress shows the single version of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Fortunate Son”. On Wednesday April 2, 2014, the Library of Congress will announce this, and other sound recordings it has selected for long-term preservation in the National Recording Registry. (AP Photo/Library of Congress, Fantasy Records)

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This undated handout image provided by the Library of Congress shows the cover of Linda Ronstadt’s “Heart Like a Wheel". On Wednesday April 2, 2014, the Library of Congress will announce this, and other sound recordings it has selected for long-term preservation in the National Recording Registry. (AP Photo/Library of Congress, Capitol EMI)