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‘Tis the Season to Participate Online!

Throughout this holiday season, we encourage you to participate in the exciting activities featured on the Citizen Archivist Dashboard, which is available starting today. Check it out and try tagging, transcription, editing articles, uploading digital scans, and participating in contests all related to the records of the National Archives. We hope that you’ll share any suggestions […]

NARA Coast to Coast: Naturalization, part 2

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 […]

Are you a citizen archivist?

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 […]

Welcome to Our Archives Wiki!

We are excited to announce that the Our Archives wiki is now live at Have you made a great find in NARA’s records? Or do you have a story to tell related to our records?  Come share it on the Our Archives wiki! Our Archives is an online space for researchers, educators, genealogists, and […]

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