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A WASP’s Story

Today’s post comes from Ashley Mattingly, an archivist at the National Archives in St. Louis. The year was 1943, and Elizabeth “Betty” Maxine Chambers was a young mother and a widow. Betty’s husband, Army pilot Lt. Robert William Chambers, had … Continue reading

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Archives Spotlight: The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

Today’s post comes from Nikita Buley, an intern in the National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications. The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum is located in Simi Valley, California—about 40 miles northwest of Los Angeles—and holds over 60 million … Continue reading

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War Comes to America

Today’s post comes from National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications staff writer Rob Crotty. Sixty-nine years ago today, the Congress of the United States declared war following the delivery of a speech by Franklin Delano Roosevelt that included these … Continue reading

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