Tag: Netisha Currie
Today’s post was written by Netisha Currie, Archives Specialist at the National Archives in College Park. This weekend the 87th annual Academy Awards will air, and many of the Best Picture nominees’ subjects are culled from historical events or people. Selma (directed by Ava DuVernay) is a dramatization of the events that happened around the Selma to Montgomery […]
Posted by Netisha on February 19, 2015, under Civil Rights, Record of the Week, RG 65 Records of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
This February, the Rediscovering Black History blog is kicking off a new feature – the Record of the Week. Every Thursday during Black History Month there will be a post highlighting one of the records from the National Archives’ vast holdings. The Inspection Roll of Negroes (NAID 5890797), more commonly referred to as the Book […]
Posted by Netisha on February 5, 2015, under Emancipation, Freedmen, Record of the Week, RG 11 General Records of the United States.
Written by Netisha Currie and Tina Ligon, National Archives at College Park “My greatest work comes in the community” ~ Marion Barry Today is the annual Turkey Giveaway – a local tradition of Southeast Washington, DC in which former mayor Marion Barry would give out turkeys and vegetables to less fortunate residents so that they […]
Written by Netisha Currie, Archives Specialist at the National Archives in College Park. Today is the kick off for the second annual National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair. From October 28-30 the Archives will broadcast 17 live lectures from across the nation via YouTube to inform the general public on various aspects of genealogical research. This […]
Posted by Netisha on October 28, 2014, under RG 65 Records of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
written by Dr. Tina L. Ligon, Archivist at the National Archives at College Park, Maryland For many years, employees at the National Archives have participated in the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) annual conferences. They’ve shared information on records relating to the black experience that can be found […]
Posted by Ligon on September 23, 2014, under Civil Rights, Personal Experience.
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