Tweet Up at the National Archives

On March 20, join us for a sneak peek at our new exhibit, "Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures" before it opens to the public. Many of the documents have never been on display before. A limited number of lucky folks will get a tour at 1:30 p.m. from curator Jennifer Johnson and a special opportunity … Continue reading Tweet Up at the National Archives

The draft dodgers of 1944

Today's post comes from National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications staff writer Rob Crotty. Behind the barbed wire of the Japanese internment camp at Heart Mountain Relocation Center in Wyoming, a few men received their orders to report for duty. It was 1944, and they had been drafted. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor … Continue reading The draft dodgers of 1944