Archive for 'Electronic Records'
With only a couple of weeks until the start of the NFL season, the theme this week is football. The images below are part of the small series, “Photographs of Washington Redskins Football Games” (79-RED), which were taken by photographer Abbie Rowe. These photos will also be available through OPA in the near future. […]
The theme this week is oil and I’m not talking about cooking oil, but crude. Here’s several images from our holdings that might be of interest. Local Identifier: 330-CFD-DN-ST-90-04678 “Exxon tugboats escort the commercial tanker Exxon Valdez. A massive oil spill occurred when the vessel ran aground while transiting the waters of Prince William Sound […]
This week’s guest post is from Audrey Amidon. Audrey is a Preservation Specialist in NARA’s Motion Picture Preservation Lab. Film Preservation 101: What’s the Difference Between a Film and a Video? Do you know what I am? Okay, if you’re one of the people who can immediately identify the […]
Posted by Carol on June 25, 2013, under Electronic Records, Motion Pictures, Preservation, Video Recordings.
Today’s guest blogger is Heidi Holmstrom. Heidi works in the Motion Picture Preservation Lab, which is responsible for performing conservation and preservation work on motion picture records held across the National Archives. The Navy film How to Succeed with Brunettes teaches male officers how to behave like gentlemen, but what were the military’s expectations for the […]
Posted by Carol on May 29, 2013, under Electronic Records, Motion Pictures, Preservation, Reference.
This week’s guest post is from Richard Green, an archive technician in NARA’S motion picture department in College Park, MD. He is currently studying history and psychology at the University of Maryland and is looking forward to attending graduate school in the fall of 2013. On July 24, 1959, Vice President Richard Nixon traveled to […]
1930s 1950s 1960s Academy Awards animation art art deco aviation Baseball Civil Rights declassified Defense Visual Information Center digitization Fashion Film Forest Service Guest blogger Harmon Foundation horses Inventions Lyndon Baines Johnson Military etiquette Motion Picture Preservation Motion Pictures NARA National Archives newsreels New York City Preservation restoration Still Pictures Training films U.S. Forest Service UFOs United States Air Force (USAF) United States Army United States Information Agency Universal News Universal Newsreel US Army USIA US Navy Washington DC World War I World War II