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Tag: Greg Bradsher
Today’s post is written by Dr. Greg Bradsher. This September 17th is the 225th birthday of the Constitution. Undoubtedly thousands of people will visit the Rotunda of the National Archives to see the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, as well as the Articles of Confederation. If they look up at the murals […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on September 17, 2012, under Archives I, Civil Records.
The Travels of the Bill of Rights, Emancipation Proclamation, and other National Archives Holdings on the Freedom Train, 1947-1949
Today’s post is written by Dr. Greg Bradsher. Some sixty-five years ago, in September 1947 the Freedom Train, carrying key documents of American history, including the Bill of Rights, began its journey across the United States. At each stop visitors had an opportunity to see the documents, many of them from the National Archives. The idea […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on September 14, 2012, under Outside NARA.
Today’s post is written by Dr. Greg Bradsher. On May 10, 1966 J. Edgar Hoover, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, wrote Alex Rosen, head of the Bureau’s General Investigation Division, thanking him for a gift certificate to a Washington, D.C. nursery. The gift was in honor of Hoover’s anniversary as director. “I shall derive […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on September 10, 2012, under Archives II, Civil Records.
Today’s post is written by Dr. Greg Bradsher. On September 7, 1946, the OMG (Office of Military Government) for Greater Hesse informed OMGUS (Office of Military Government, U.S.) that the Marburg Central Collecting Point closed its career on August 19, when the military guard was relieved following transfer to the church of its last charge, the […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on September 5, 2012, under Archives II, Military Records.
International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg United States Exhibit 787: Stenographic Notes and Transcriptions of Hitler’s Military Conferences, Part II
Today’s post is written by Dr. Greg Bradsher and is a follow up to Tuesday’s post. On May 9, 1945, CIC Agent Allen, a driver, and three of Hitler’s stenographers went to the Hintersee area to look for the location where stenographic notes and transcripts of Hitler’s conferences had been burned. They found a large hold in […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on August 30, 2012, under Archives II, Military Records.