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The U.S. Constitution at the National Archives

In this Inside the Vaults video short, Chief of Reference at the National Archives Trevor Plante literally takes viewers inside the Archives vaults to see so...

A Room for Treasures: Cool Things at the National Archives

This Inside the Vaults video short details fascinating but little-known items in the holdings of the National Archives, including the Polar Collection, the p...

Research at the National Archives

Learn what to expect when you research at the National Archives. This video addresses how to enter the National Archives building in Washington, DC, what sec...

Finding Your Family at the National Archives

Serious genealogists look far beyond the Internet for original records and go to great lengths to find them. A key destination is the National Archives in Wa...

Declaration of Independence

The original Declaration of Independence is on display in the Rotunda of the National Archives. In this Inside the Vaults video short, supervisory conservato...

Electoral College and the National Archives

Every four years the Federal Register — part of the National Archives and Records Administration — administers the Electoral College. The Federal Register in...

Sleepover at the National Archives

For the first time ever, the National Archives in Washington, DC offered families the opportunity to spend a night with "History, Heroes and Treasures." On J...

Veterans Personnel Records at the National Archives, St. Louis

This Inside the Vaults video short illustrates the primary purpose of the National Military Personnel Records Center in St. Louis, MO — to preserve the natio...

Madam C.J. Walker in the National Archives

Madam C.J. Walker, one of the great American entrepreneurs of the early 20th century, was born to former slaves and grew up in destitution. In this Inside th...

Genealogy Introduction—Census Records at the National Archives

PROGRAM: Know Your Records Program - Introduction to Genealogy (5 of 5 videos) LECTURE TITLE: Census Records by Constance Potter LECTURE DESCRIPTION: Archivi...

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2225 news items

ABC News
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:11:15 -0700

The dusty National Archives has a certain style that's drawing interest from Washington's fashion crowd. On Tuesday, the Foundation of the National Archives and D.C. Fashion Week will announce a new partnership to host the fashion show's opening night ...
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 08:10:32 -0700

According to their report, the project seems to be working: the 4,000 Wikipedia articles and Wikimedia projects that used their imagery garnered more than a billion views, far more than could fit through the National Archives in Washington D.C. in such ...


Juneau Empire (subscription)
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:03:45 -0700

When it was announced that the National Archives in Anchorage would be closing, many Alaskans panicked, worrying the state would be saying goodbye to a lot of its history. Fortunately, a compromise was reached between the National Archives and Alaska ...

Washington Times

Washington Times
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:32:17 -0700

An inter-government e-mail obtained by Congress shows that agencies mired in controversies don't just have to answer to lawmakers, but to the National Archives as well. Housed in a large, ornate building on Pennsylvania Avenue, the National Archives ...

Fresno Bee

Fresno Bee
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:41:48 -0700

Using battlefield photos published in Life magazine in August 1944 and military maps at the National Archives in Washington, Kuentai located a mass grave containing the skeletal remains of nearly 800 Japanese troops. The bones were cremated and the ...

Washington City Paper (blog)

Washington City Paper (blog)
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:37:30 -0700

kennedy More than half a century after it premiered on television, the National Archives invites contemporary audiences to view Robert Drew's 1963 documentary, Crisis, in conjunction with the March on Washington Film Festival. The film chronicles ...
Juneau Empire (subscription)
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:03:45 -0700

Last week, state and federal officials marked the handover of thousands of territorial court and Alaska Railroad documents from the National Archives and Records Administration to the Alaska State Archives with a ceremony at the Alaska State Library.
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 07:15:00 -0700

The well-known Rosie the Riveter poster is one of the many World War II-era patriotic images that can be found in the National Archives and Records Administration's holdings. (Photo courtesy of the National Archives at Atlanta) ...

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