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Follow the money: the origins of the Secret Service

Today’s post is by National Archives Volunteer Bill Nigh. This is the sequel to his earlier post. _____   In my first post, I briefly described the volunteer project based on the records of the U.S. Secret Service  (Record Group 87).  I stated that this organization began its presidential security mission following a presidential assassination, but its […]

The U.S. Secret Service: It Took 42 Years to Protect the President

Today’s post (part one in a two-part series) is by National Archives Volunteer Bill Nigh. When I was assigned my first volunteer project, one associated with the U.S. Secret Service (Record Group 87), I wasn’t sure what to expect.  Like many my age, I picture the Secret Service agent climbing on the rear deck of […]

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