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Archive for August, 2010

“What Are You Working On, Tammy Kelly?”

Ever wonder what exciting new projects the many employees at NARA are working on? The “What are You Working On?” blog feature aims to introduce a variety of NARA employees and highlight some of the exciting projects we are working on around the agency. This week, we introduce Tammy Kelly, archivist at the Harry S. […]

Family Tree Friday: Discrepancies in the Records

We’ve all found ancestors whose names are spelled differently in every census record. Sometimes their ages don’t match up either – for example, if someone is 32 in the 1910 census, they should be 42 in the 1920 census. Frequently, however, you will see that they are listed as 38 or 40 instead. We’ve touched […]

“What Are You Working On, Liza Talbot?”

Ever wonder what exciting new projects the many employees at NARA are working on? The “What are You Working On?” blog feature aims to introduce a variety of NARA employees and highlight some of the exciting projects we are working on around the agency. Check for this blog series on Wednesdays! This week, we introduce […]

NARA Coast to Coast: Discovering Black Sheep in the Pen!

Special acknowledgment goes to Steve Spence, Archives Specialist at the National Archives at Kansas City, for his assistance in writing this post. Bank robbers! Prohibition gangsters! Con men! Wartime spies! Your great uncle Charlie?  This week’s post features records that combine criminal activity and family history, giving genealogists access to the shady underside of their […]

Agenda for the August 27th Users Group Meetings

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 […]

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