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The National Archives has billions of pieces of history in it.  Here at Prologue, we’ve been collecting these “Pieces of History” — from hero pigeons to FDR’s globe — and have built up quite a stockpile!  Join us as we share and discover what’s inside the National Archives.

Prologue magazine has been published since 1969. Because four times a year is not enough, we are excited to bring you more archives news and discoveries on this blog.

As the National Archives’ flagship publication, Prologue brings you the latest “discoveries” from the vast holdings of the Archives—more than 10 billion pages of records, miles and miles of tape and film, and a growing number of electronic records.

Every day, new material is uncovered by archivists and others on the NARA staff as well as by independent researchers, historians, journalists, lawyers, and other government officials—and Prologue brings you the most important of these new “discoveries.”

Prologue also keeps its readers up to date on the many educational, museum, and outreach programs of the National Archives Experience, the Foundation for the National Archives, the regional archives, affiliated archives, and Presidential libraries in 17 states around the country.