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The National Archives holds records relating to many firsts: First President. First airplane. First computer. First atomic bomb. First man on the moon. Here is another first. This is Lucile Atcherson. [Source: Lucile Atcherson; Official Personnel Folders-Department of State; Record Group 146: Records of the U.S. Civil Service Commission; National Archives, St. Louis, MO] The […]
Posted by David Langbart on September 9, 2013, under Civil Records, NARA beyond DC/MD.
Today’s post is written by Cody White, an archivist at the National Archives at Denver. He is not related to Buffalo Bill. It is said that nobody can stop progress… and apparently not even William “Buffalo Bill” Cody when in the early 20th century he resorted to relying on his clout with President Theodore Roosevelt to […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on August 30, 2013, under Civil Records, History, NARA beyond DC/MD.
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.
What exactly is a “defendant jacket”? What does the charge “RLD” stand for? How do you find the records of a defendant if he or she had an alias or was charged with multiple co-defendants? These are just some of the questions faced by archivists, researchers, and volunteers working with Fort Smith’s criminal case files […]
Posted by Stephanie on May 13, 2013, under Civil Records, NARA beyond DC/MD, Reference.
This is the final post in a week-long series marking Administrative Professionals Week and written by Ketina Taylor (Archivist) and Jenny Sweeney (Education Specialist) of the National Archives at Fort Worth. Don’t miss their posts from day one, day two, day three and day four. This week’s posts have highlighted the role of secretaries in the late 1950s and early 1960s by […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on April 26, 2013, under Civil Records, History, NARA beyond DC/MD.