Stephen Arnold Douglas, photograph by James Earle McClees and Julian Vannerson, ca. 1859

Due to a special event, on Wednesday, July 8, there will be no tours of the U.S. Capitol after 11 a.m. Emancipation Hall and Exhibition Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center will be unavailable all day. While reservations prior to 11 a.m. will be honored, same-day passes will not be available. The Capitol Visitor Center will close at noon except for individuals on official business and those going to the House and Senate Galleries.

NPG.77.262 National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

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