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Archive for September, 2010

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 […]

It’s Constitution Day!

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) . […]

Family Tree Friday: Who were the Sea Fencibles in the War of 1812?

With all the hype ramping up for the approaching 150th anniversary of the Civil War next year, which is expected to continue over the next five years, I’ve heard a few concerns that another major milestone might be overshadowed–the bicentennial in 2012 of the beginning of the War of 1812!  Lest we forget about our […]

Please join us for the next DC-area Researchers Meeting on Wednesday, September 29th

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 […]

“What Are You Working On, Dan Rooney?”

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 […]

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