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Senator Byrd’s Library Now Open for Research

We are excited to announce the opening of another … [Read More...]

Senators Jennings Randolph (left) and Robert Byrd (right) were both elected to the Senate in 1959 from West Virginia.

West Virginia’s Senators Fight for the ARC

By Jody Brumage In 1965, the 89th Congress … [Read More...]

Senator and Mrs. Byrd visit Spruce Knob during the construction of the overlook tower which stands atop West Virginia's highest mountain peak.

Waking Up “America’s Sleeping Tourism Giant”

By Jody Brumage In 1992, Senator Robert C. Byrd … [Read More...]

A shelf containing hundreds of compact cassette tapes to be inventoried.

Inventorying Senator Byrd’s AV Collection: Part II

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