From Armistice to Veterans Day

November 11 is Veterans Day. Visit the National Archives website to learn more about our resources and events related to the holiday. Today’s post comes from Paige Weaver, an intern in the National Archives History Office. On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in the year 1918, World War I … Continue reading From Armistice to Veterans Day

Labor Day: Children at Work

Today’s post comes from Megan Huang, an intern in the National Archives History Office. The Federal holiday Labor Day honors the American worker. When considering the accomplishments and contributions of the our workers throughout history, one category—the child laborer—doesn't always come to mind. However, child labor was a significant part of the American labor story.  … Continue reading Labor Day: Children at Work