Monthly Archives: October 2009
Family research at the National Archives centers on the use of federal records. To start the process, we always advise researchers to first consider how their ancestors may have come into contact with the federal government during the course of their … Continue reading
We are happy to announce that we are going to start having posts on Fridays that are related to family history and genealogy research — with an emphasis on online research and access. John and Katherine will be joining our … Continue reading
This afternoon we posted the first batch of Mathew Brady Civil War photographs on our Flickr photostream. These are at a higher resolution (300 dpi) than they are elsewhere online. We are planning to post all 6,066. If looking at … Continue reading
Question: Have you (or one of your students) used National Archives' records in a National History Day project?
Students and Teachers: Have you (or one of your students) used National Archives’ records in a National History Day (NHD) project? What were the records, and how did they shape what you thought about your topic? In order to help … Continue reading
We’ve loved reading your suggestions and comments about sharing NARA’s holdings on Flickr, and it’s been interesting to see which images people are marking as favorites. All of this got us wondering about which records NARA insiders are particularly fond … Continue reading