Free NARA Documents on Footnote.com
Are you looking for documents by the Continental Congress, court records related to the Amistad, details on the assassination of President Lincoln, or FBI investigative case files from World War I? You now have ready access to documents like these, which capture important American ideals and events that have shaped our country. More than 20 groupings of NARA records are available for free from any computer on Footnote.com. Just look for the red “FREE” label next to the links on the Footnote listing of Original Historical Documents (http://www.footnote.com/documents/).
As you may already know, the National Archives has teamed up with Footnote.com, a web site that features searchable digital copies of original documents. This partnership is now providing researchers with access to over 100 series from the National Archives. To access all of the NARA records on Footnote.com free of charge, just visit Footnote.com from the research room at any NARA location across the country. Happy researching!