Tag Archives: Historypin

Our National History and You

Today’s post comes from Markus Most, Director of the Digitization Division at the National Archives. Here at the National Archives, we’re working on a new, cross-office project to make accessible audiovisual records of World War I and World War II. … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Remembered

Today’s post comes from Victoria Blue, staff writer at the National Archives Seven months after Hurricane Sandy swept over the Caribbean and up the Eastern seaboard of the United States, communities affected by this destructive storm are still working to rebuild their lives. Today, we … Continue reading

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Taking the Streets in Chicago: The 1968 Democratic National Convention on Historypin

Today’s post comes from Kristina Maldre, Education Specialist at the National Archives at Chicago. Protestors are planning numerous demonstrations for this week, when world leaders will gather in Chicago for the 2012 NATO Summit. But assembling in the streets of … Continue reading

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Putting Women on the Map: New Women’s History Collections on Historypin

Today’s post comes from Stephanie Greenhut, Education Technology Specialist, in the Education and Public Programs division. March is Women’s History Month! To celebrate, we’ve created four new collections focusing on women of the past in the National Archives’ profile on … Continue reading

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Put a Pin in It! National Archives Joins Historypin

Have you ever looked at an historic storefront flanked by modern office buildings and wondered what the streetscape might have looked like back when that first building was constructed? If so, the National Archives’ new partnership with Historypin may be … Continue reading

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