Category Archives: American Archives Month

“A Real Injustice Was Done to These Two Old Scouts”: The VA Claim File of an Indian Scout

We’re wrapping up our month-long celebration of the work of archivists and the importance of archives for American Archives Month. Today’s post comes from Tavis Anderson, an archivist at the National Archives at St. Louis. In the holdings of the National Archives at … Continue reading

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Beyond the Hindenburg: Airships Throughout History

October is American Archives Month! We’re celebrating the work of archivists and the importance of archives with a series of blog posts highlighting our “Archives Across America.” Today’s post comes from Alex Champion, archivist at the National Archives in College … Continue reading

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Moon Landings at the Nixon Library

October is American Archives Month! We’re celebrating the work of archivists and the importance of archives with a series of blog posts highlighting our “Archives Across America.” Today’s post comes from staff at the Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, … Continue reading

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“The Nighthawks” visit the Clinton Library

October is American Archives Month! We’re celebrating the work of archivists and the importance of archives with a series of blog posts highlighting our “Archives Across America.” Today’s post comes from John Keller at the Clinton Library in Little Rock, … Continue reading

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FDR’s White House Map Room

October is American Archives Month! We’re celebrating the work of archivists and the importance of archives with a series of blog posts highlighting our “Archives Across America.” Today’s post comes from Sarah Navins from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library in Hyde … Continue reading

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“Uncertain as to in what position lay the Peninsula of Florida”: The Official Record and the Loss of Flight 19

October is American Archives Month! We’re celebrating the work of archivists and the importance of archives with a series of blog posts highlighting our “Archives Across America.” Today’s post comes from Michael Wright and Joseph Ryan from the National Archives … Continue reading

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Perspectives from Electronic Records Staff

10/10 is Electronic Records Day! Use #ERecsDay to hear about the latest news and developments in electronic records archives. We’re holding a special #AskAnArchivist session on electronic records that Tuesday starting at 1:01 p.m. To participate, follow us on Twitter @usnatarchives. … Continue reading

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Digitizing at Bush 43

October is American Archives Month! We’re celebrating the work of archivists and the importance of archives with a series of blog posts highlighting our “Archives Across America.” Today’s post comes from Elizabeth Lanier, an archivist at the George W. Bush … Continue reading

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American Archives Month: Archives Across America

October is American Archives Month! Keep up to date with all our activities on our American Archives Month website.  Each year in October we celebrate American Archives Month to raise awareness about the value of archives and archivists. This year we’re … Continue reading

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Documenting National Archives History

October is American Archives Month! We’re wrapping up our month-long series of blog posts about electronic records. Today’s post comes from Elle Benak from the National Archives History Office. On August 12, 2016, the National Archives transferred photographs from 25 … Continue reading

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