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Archive for March, 2011
Today’s post is written by M Marie Maxwell, an archives specialist who works at Archives I. Due to the unique relationship between the Federal government and the District of Columbia the National Archives holds a number of records relating to the development of the city of Washington. This not only useful for local historians but also […]
Today’s post is written by T. Juliette Arai, a reference archivist who works at Archives I. Along with M. Marie Maxwell, she will be joining us as a regular blogger. “What records do you have here?” is a common question we are asked everyday at Archives I. This post — Part 1 of a 3-part series […]
Posted by Juliette Arai on March 14, 2011, under Archives I, Military Records, Reference.
Today’s post is written by Lopez D. Matthews, Jr., an Archives Technician in the Holdings Management Division at Archives II. Celebrate Women’s History Month and discover the the WAC! The story of women in the military is one of strength and courage in the face of discrimination and doubt. Part of the story can be […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on March 14, 2011, under Archives II, Military Records.
Today’s post is written by archivist David Langbart who works primarily with diplomatic records. Researchers who use Department of State records may be interested to know a bit more about the types of documents used by Foreign Service Posts to communicate with the Department of State. This is the first in a series of postings […]
Posted by David Langbart on March 11, 2011, under Archives II, Civil Records, Reference.
9-11 African American Alan Walker Alfie Paul American Red Cross American Revolution Civil War Constitution David Langbart deck logs Department of State District of Columbia DOJ donated materials Dwight D. Eisenhower FBI Foreign Service Posts Franklin D. Roosevelt Greg Bradsher J. Edgar Hoover John Jay looted art M. Marie Maxwell MFA&A Monique Politowski Monuments Men Onaona Guay OSS RG 24 RG 59 RG 60 RG 84 RG 286 RG 306 RG 469 secretary Sylvia Naylor U.S. Army U.S. Marshals U.S. Navy USAID volunteers War Department World War I World War II