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Archive for February, 2011

Family Tree Friday: Digitized World War II casualties lists on ARC

In the immediate aftermath of  World War II, the Department of War and the Department of the Navy both published national lists of casualties for the U.S. Army and Army Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. The intent was to disseminate the information to the general public in a timely manner, for the […]

NARA Coast to Coast: Announcing the 2011 National Archives Regional Residency Fellowship Recipients

I am happy to announce the 2011 recipients of the National Archives Regional Residency Fellowship. This new program, with the generous support of the Foundation for the National Archives provides the fellows a unique opportunity to conduct original research utilizing the holdings of the National Archives location by which they were selected. Although their research […]

Agenda for the DC-Area Researchers Meeting on February 18th

Have you marked your calendar to join us for the next DC-area Researchers Group meeting on Friday, February 18th?  We will meet at 1 PM in room G-24 of the National Archives Building in Washington, DC. The agenda includes: 1. A discussion of NARA’s Transformation Plan (read more on the Archivist’s blog) 2. An update […]

Family Tree Friday: Check out AAD for 20th century military databases.

As a way to wrap up the discussion about records relating to military service in the 20th century, it would be a good idea to check out the electronic records available on NARA’s Access to Archival Databases (AAD) . AAD is an online resource available on the NARA web site at and contains a […]

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 […]

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