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Archive for April, 2011

Tech Tuesday: Looking Back, Looking Forward at NARA Research

In every instance over these years NARA has collaborated with agencies with much larger research budgets in funding research projects. NARA has often contributed “pennies on the dollar” to such projects.

Family Tree Friday: An overview of Confederate Records

Since we are about to embark on the 150th anniversary of the Civil War–various activities commemorating events leading up to the war have already taken place around the country since January–it seems useful to highlight some of the major records we have available at the National Archives.  Let’s start with an overview of Confederate records.  […]

Keeping our planet beautiful, one Foursquare tip at a time!

Documerica was a photo project commissioned by the Environmental Protection Agency in the 1970s to document life, people, and the environment across the United States.  These photos are a slice of life from New Ulm, Minnesota to South Beach, Florida and everywhere in between. In honor of Environmental Awareness month and Earth Day on April […]

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