Tag Archives: Guest blogger

Ski jumping into our Olympic Archives

Guest blogger Elizabeth Lieutenant, a Master’s student in Library and Information Science at The Catholic University of America, is a virtual intern in the Office of Innovation. Here at the National Archives, we’ve been busy watching the Olympics and rooting … Continue reading

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Record Collecting

Today’s post comes from Pascal Massinon, 2012 National Archives Legislative Archives Fellow.  Stay tuned to NARAtions as Pascal provides updates on his research and experience at the National Archives. Dry fingers, dusty hands, and dirty knees. Common ailments for record … Continue reading

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Learn about the Constitution on iTunes U

Today’s post comes from Stephanie Greenhut, Education Technology Specialist, in the Education and Public Programs division. It’s almost Constitution Day! This September 17th marks 225 years since the signing of the United States Constitution in Philadelphia in 1787. At the National … Continue reading

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Family Tree Friday: Census Bureau exhibit at the 1926 U.S. Sesquicentennial Exhibition, Part I

Today’s post comes from guest blogger Doug Remley, who is a student research room technician in Research Services (RD-DC) at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC.  Doug offers a history lesson on how the Census Bureau celebrated the 150th … Continue reading

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Mixtapes in Da Nang

Today’s post comes from Pascal Massinon, recipient of the 2012 National Archives Legislative Archives Fellowship. Pascal is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History at the University of Michigan, and will be using records at the National Archives to … Continue reading

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Roof Work at the National Archives Building (Archives I) This Summer

Today’s post comes from James Garvin, General Engineer at the National Archives The replacement of the tier 20 upper roof at the National Archives Building (Archives I) began in mid-July. This project is scheduled for completion in mid-October 2012.   … Continue reading

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The Fourth on Foursquare!

This post was written by Ryan Butler, a student intern with the Social Media Team at the National Archives. “Photograph of fireworks going off in the night sky by the Washington Monument, during ceremonies celebrating the 175th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence., … Continue reading

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Records Heading West to St. Louis

The following post is by guest bloggers Rebecca Warlow, Description and Digitization Supervisor, and Ann Cummings, Supervisory Archivist for Textual Records. At the DC-Area Researchers Forum in November we announced that some records would be moving from the National Archives … Continue reading

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National Archives at Kansas City hosts Wikipedians

Today’s post comes from National Archives at Kansas City staff members, Archivist Elizabeth Burnes and Exhibit Specialist Dee Harris. Photograph, Improvement Missouri River in Vicinity of Glasgow, MO, August 1881. RG 77, Records of the Office of the Chief of … Continue reading

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Volunteering at Archives II: A Newbie's "Close Encounters" with The Real "National Treasures"

Today’s post comes from Lisa Covi, a volunteer at the National Archives in College Park (Archives II) serving as a staff aide on the Panama Canal Photo Metal Application and World War II holdings maintenance projects. Lisa is also training … Continue reading

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