Archive for 'Photographs'
This post was written by Netisha Currie, Archives Specialist at the National Archives at College Park. Sometimes, instead of digging through boxes to find an interesting record, a record will find you. While walking through the offices of the Still Pictures branch in College Park, I saw an enlarged print on the wall of this […]
Posted by Netisha on June 11, 2015, under Photographs, Record of the Week, RG 111 Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, World War II.
Today’s tribute was written by Dr. Tina Ligon, Archivist at the National Archives at College Park, Maryland “The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.” ~ B. B. King B. B. King, blues legend and one of the greatest guitarists in music history, transitioned last week. With hits such […]
Today’s blog was written by Dr. Tina L. Ligon, Archivist at the National Archives at College Park, Maryland Most of the records that are held at the National Archives related to women in the US Navy, primarily focused on their involvement as WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). The few selected series contains photographs, […]
Posted by Ligon on March 10, 2015, under 1798-1947, African American Women, Photographs, RG 428 General Records of the Department of the Navy, World War II.
Today’s blog was written by Dr. Tina L. Ligon, Archivist at the National Archives at College Park, Maryland The movie Selma, directed by Ava DuVernay and released in January 2015, brought to life the struggle for voting rights in America. This Academy Award nominated film, which starred David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tom Wilkinson, Lorraine Toussaint, […]
Posted by Ligon on February 24, 2015, under African American Women, Civil Rights, Motion Pictures, Photographs, RG 65 Records of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Written by Kevin L. Bradley, Archives Technician in the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Division at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland The National Archives holds thousands of photographs illustrating the various activities of servicemen and women in all branches of the Armed Forces. The photographs are able to give visuals of the bravery and […]
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