Tag Archives: National archives and records administration recognition day

Archives Spotlight: Making the Constitution accessible

October is American Archives Month! To celebrate, we’re running a series of “spotlights” on the many locations that make up the National Archives. Today’s post features the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, and was written by Rick Blondo, management … Continue reading

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What’s Cooking Wednesday: A Commander-in-Chef’s Recipe for Vegetable Soup

Today’s post comes from Gregory Marose, an intern in the National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications. The only five-star general ever to be elected President of the United States, Dwight Eisenhower was a man of many accomplishments. That is … Continue reading

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1924 round-the-world fliers complete their mission

At 1:28 p.m. on September 28, 1924, two planes landing in Seattle made history. The Chicago and New Orleans had flown 26,345 miles in 66 days to become the first airplanes to circumnavigate the globe. Four planes had started the … Continue reading

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Top 10 National Archives Web Sites

Today’s post comes from National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications staff writer Rob Crotty. The National Archives is a behemoth of information. There are 10 billion or so pages of documents and hundreds of thousands of reels of motion … Continue reading

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What’s on in your neck of the woods?

Today’s post comes from National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications staff writer Rob Crotty. Each month the National Archives in the Regions puts together a calendar of events that lays out all the great things going on around the … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Photo Caption Contest

Today’s post comes from National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications staff writer Rob Crotty. It’s time to “spill” the beans on who won last week’s contest. While we had more fun than a “barrel” of monkeys reading through your … Continue reading

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Happy NARA Recognition Day, Missouri!

Today’s post comes from National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications staff writer Rob Crotty. The Show Me State is showing its appreciation for the work of the National Archives and Records Administration.  Governor Jay Nixon has signed a proclamation … Continue reading

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