The Declaration of Independence - A Video with Curator William Stingone

Each July, we exhibit key documents related to the American Revolution. The centerpiece of the exhibition is Thomas Jefferson's autograph copy of the Declaration of Independence. In a brief video, William Stingone, Charles J. Liebman Curator of Manuscripts, explains what makes NYPL's copy special.

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View the Declaration of Independence online

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