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Archive for September, 2011

Camp Tophat: The Troops Go Home

Today’s post is written by Meghan Ryan, a processing archivist at Archives II. As World War II drew to a close, the United States military faced the daunting task of transporting the majority of the armed forces home. To facilitate this process, temporary base, or “camps” were constructed throughout Europe. Camp Tophat, near Antwerp, Belgium, […]

Documenting Labor Relations

Today’s post is written by Ashby Crowder, a processing archivist in College Park. In honor of Labor Day yesterday, and since the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been in the news lately, it seems like a good time to write about a couple of small series I came across the other day in Record […]

The Labor Day Hurricane of 1935

As a Florida native, growing up,  we would track the path of the various hurricanes and tropical storms that were predicted to hit, cross or barely touch the state. In the late 20th and current 21st centuries we have satellite which warn us and show us serious weather patterns as they move across the globe. […]