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Call for agenda items for the February 18th DC-Area Researchers Meeting

The next DC-area researchers meeting will be held on Friday, February 18th at 1 PM.  We’ll meet in room G-24 in the National Archives Building in Washington, DC. Already requested for the agenda: an update on NARA’s plans for the 1940 Census. If you have suggestions for additional agenda items, please send them to Diane Dimkoff at We […]

FEMA Photographs Now Online

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall along the Gulf Coast of the United States, displacing thousands of residents and causing billions of dollars in damage. Less than a month later Hurricane Rita caused further damage when it made landfall in Texas and Louisiana.  Pictures from these storms and others are captured in over […]

Are you interested in knowing which records from NARA’s DC-Area Textual Services Division in Off-Site Storage?

At the last DC-Area Researchers Group meeting, a researcher asked which records from the Washington, DC, and College Park Textual Services Division had been sent to off-site storage. We have posted a list of the records sent to off-site storage online at (look for the link to the list on the right side of the […]

Save the Dates for the 2011 DC-area Researchers Meetings

DC-Area Researchers – We hope you will mark your calendars for the 2011 quarterly Researcher Group meetings. February 18, 1 pm – The National Archives in Washington, DC, room G-24 May 20, 1 pm – The National Archives in College Park, lecture rooms B/C August 19, 1 pm – The National Archives in Washington, DC, room G-24 November 18, 1 pm – The […]

Minutes from the November 19th DC-area Researcher Meeting

The minutes from the meeting on November 19th are posted below. The minutes will be posted on the web after the new redesign of is launched next week. Handouts Agenda The Text Message — The Blog of the Textual Archives Services Division at Archives II I. Welcome Director, Access Programs Susan Cummings welcomed everyone […]

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