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Archive for 'Military Records'
Today’s blogger is Emily Hauser, a summer 2013 intern in the Archives I Reference Section who worked with Army records. While writing descriptions of records of the Adjutant General’s Office (Record Group 94), I came across some very interesting documents created by the War Department concerning various budgets from 1920 in Washington, D.C. One of the charts […]
Today’s post is written by Michael Rhodes, an archives technician in the Archives’ National Declassification Center. Fifty years after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, we are still piecing together the actions of his administration. From the Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Record Group 330), a report – probably […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on July 23, 2013, under Archives II, History, Military Records, Policy and Procedures, The Process.
Today’s post is written by archivist Shane Bell of the National Archives at Atlanta. The so-called golden age of piracy ended in the early 18th century, decades before the first shot of the American Revolution. During what is often referred to as the Second War for Independence, however, the last significant era of this practice, legally […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on June 3, 2013, under Military Records, NARA beyond DC/MD, Programming.
Today’s post is written by Chelsey MacBride-Gill, a College Park volunteer. While processing the records of the American Expeditionary Forces (10th Division HQ), I came across an unusual letter from a concerned citizen Thomas Hartman, dated October 12, 1918. Most of the papers in the folder simply stated that a soldier was absent without leave (AWOL) […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on May 17, 2013, under Archives II, Military Records.
Today’s post is written by Dr. Greg Bradsher. The National Archives of the United Kingdom has many interesting record series titles. One of my favorites is “Mussolini’s personal files (the ‘Handbag’ files).” This series consists of the papers that Mussolini was carrying in two handbags when he was captured in April 1945. Likewise, the National […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on April 15, 2013, under Archives II, History, Military Records, The Process.