Tag Archives: Guest blogger

Upcoming Researcher Forum Agenda – November 18th

The following post comes from Jennifer Nelson, Acting Executive for Research Services. At this meeting NARA staff will provide brief updates about space reconfiguration at the National Archives Building in Washington DC, and a follow up to our September 16th digitization partnership meeting.  The main agenda item … Continue reading

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The Scanners are Coming! The Scanners are Coming!

Today’s guest blog post comes from Rebecca Crawford of Research Services. The National Archives and Records Administration is pleased to announce the upcoming arrival of 12 ScanPro 2000s for the Microfilm Research Room in the National Archives Building in Washington, … Continue reading

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Warner Research Center Reconfiguration News: A New Wall is Coming to the Microfilm Research Room

Today’s guest blog post comes from Rebecca Crawford for Research Services We know many of you still use the Microfilm Research Room in Washington, DC. We see evidence of this every day, so we want to keep you up to … Continue reading

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Family Tree Friday: Were you at work? The 1940 Census employment status (Part 1)

This week’s post comes from guest blogger Diane Petro, who is an Archives Technician in the Archives I Research Support Branch (RD-DC), Research Services, Archival Operations – Washington, DC.  Diane helps staff the research rooms at the National Archives Building … Continue reading

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NARA Coast to Coast: Documented Rights Exhibit Opens Today in St. Louis

Today’s post comes from Theresa Fitzgerald and Wanda Williams, archivists at the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis. Come see our new Documented Rights exhibit, which opens today, Monday, October 3, 2011, and runs through March 2, 2012 at … Continue reading

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C and XC Pension Files for the Civil War

The following is a guest blog from Diane Dimkoff, director of the Customer Services Division. Most Union Army soldiers, their widows, or minor children applied for a pension. In rare cases, a dependent father or mother applied for a pension. … Continue reading

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