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The Washington Monument Collection and the Know-Nothing Party

Today’s post comes from John Lockwood, a long-time federal employee who has written numerous articles, many for the National Archives. I was recently downtown at the National Archives, looking for old records of the Know-Nothing Party, when they were in … Continue reading

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The Lost Gift Stones of the Washington Monument

February 19, 2018, is the Federal holiday celebrated as George Washington’s Birthday. Today’s post comes from John Lockwood, a long-time federal employee who has written numerous articles, many for the National Archives. Some time back, I was busy working on … 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. Fact: this photo is actually from a post-apocalyptic future, and that’s actually the Washington Monument,  fenced to protect the only known remains of a land … Continue reading

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