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Panama Canal Employees: Service Record Cards (Part 2)

Today’s Blog Post was written by Patrice Brown, Archivist (Special Assistant) in the Evaluation and Special Projects Division, National Declassification Center at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland. The first blog on Service Record Cards, 1904-1920 (National Archives ID 7226556) revealed the contributions service women made to the Panama Canal. The following selected cards document the […]

Making the Original Black History Guide

This week’s blog post is by Dr. Debra Newman Ham, a former Archivist at NARA and the editor of the original Black History Guide. Ham is currently a professor of history at Morgan State University   After I graduated as a history major from Howard University in 1970, I spent the summer working as an […]

Bringing Black History into the 21st Century

This post is written by Tina L. Ligon, an Archivist in the Textual Processing Division of the National Archives and Project Lead for the Updated Black History Guide. The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is dedicated to preserving the history of the Federal Government and the American people. In 1984, Dr. Debra Newman Ham […]



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