The minutes from the meeting on September 29th are posted below. We will not be posting these minutes on the web site for a few more weeks due to the redesign of Archives.gov, but we wanted to share the minutes with you on NARAtions as soon as possible. Minutes User Group Meeting Wednesday, September 29, [...]
In the NARA Coast-to Coast post last week, we discussed the general process for naturalization. This week we will focus on some of the exceptions to the normal process for minors, women, and aliens serving in the U.S. military. Naturalization and Minors (Children) Minor children were granted derivative citizenship when their father, or after 1922 [...]
Here at the National Archives we have been celebrating the anniversary of the signing of our most famous record all day. We invite you to join in the celebration, too, by exploring the many ways to learn about the Constitution online: See digital copies in the Archival Research Catalog and on Our Archives (NARA’s wiki) . [...]
We hope you will be able to join us at the next DC-area researcher meeting when we will also be joined by David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States. The meeting will be on Wednesday, September 29th at 1 PM at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland (place to be determined). If you have any [...]
On December 12, 1942, 2nd Lt. Jack E. Williams and his crew were flying over the coast of France when, according to his report, “We hit the ground; that is, made a crash landing, at 12:40, after having been violently attacked by fighters.” The actions of Williams and his crewmates following the crash are documented [...]
Posted by Rebecca on September 14, 2010, under DC-area Researchers, Digitization, Online Research, Research, Veterans / Military.
For the next two NARA Coast-to-Coast features we are going to write about naturalization records. This week we will discuss naturalization in general and the records you may be able to find at the National Archives. Next week we will discuss naturalization for minor children, women, and aliens in the U.S. military. Naturalization is the [...]
The National Archives recently created a new “Inside the Vaults” video about our citizen archivist initiative. The video features Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero discussing the contributions of the public to the National Archives as well as two citizen archivists, researcher Jonathan Webb Deiss and educational cartoonist Jon White, discussing their work [...]
The minutes from the Researcher Users’ Group meetings on August 27th (PDF) are now available on the Archives.gov page for the Researcher Users Group at the National Archives in the Washington, DC Area. Please join us for our next meeting at 1 PM on Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at Archives II in College Park, Maryland [...]
There will be two Users’ Group meetings will be held on Friday, August 27th. We will meet at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, at 10 AM in room G-24. The meeting will be held again at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland, at 1 PM in lecture rooms B and C. The [...]
Please join us on August 27th for our monthly DC-area researchers meeting and a discussion of records security issues
As part of the next DC-area researcher meeting on August 27th, Dr. Michael Kurtz, Assistant Archivist for Records Services – Washington, DC, will lead a discussion on records security issues. We will meet at both the National Archives Building in Washington, DC and the National Archives in College Park, Maryland. The meeting at the National [...]
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