Friday marks the annual observance of Veterans Day, a day on which we honor the millions of brave men and women who have served in the Armed Forces. This Tag It Tuesday, in tribute to our military veterans, we’re asking you to tag records in the Online Public Access (OPA) that relate to veterans and the military. Help us tag our veteran-related records all week long.
Among the records available online that relate to the observance of Veterans Day is a digital copy of the act that officially changed the name of Armistice Day to Veterans Day:
There are plenty of digitized images featuring veterans including:
Tag our sample set here!
We want to remember the women who served too, including those who served in the U.S. Coast Guard Women’s Reserve (SPARs) and the U.S. Naval Reserve (Women’s Reserve) also known as “Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service” (WAVES). Check out some of the digitized records that are available like these two recruitment posters:
If you’re interested in researching veterans or military records, the National Archives is the place for you!
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Women’s Army Corps were WAVES, eh?
Thanks for catching my mistake! I had WACs on the brain and merged the two! I’ve corrected WAVEs to be what they really were – “Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service”.