Category Archives: exhibits

Help Contribute by Scanning U.S. Coast Guard Records from the Vietnam War in the Innovation Hub!

Today’s post comes from Jessica Soden, National Archives Technician & former Innovation Hub Coordinator Detailee During my time as the Innovation Hub Coordinator detailee, the National Archives added deck logs from United States Coast Guard cutter vessels (USCGC) involved in … Continue reading

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Sharing historic moments through Google Arts & Culture’s American Democracy Collection

From political campaigns to conventions, from constitutional amendments to landmark documents, the holdings of the National Archives document the history of American democracy in action. To share some of these historic moments, we are pleased to participate in Google Arts & … Continue reading

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National Archives and Law Library of Congress Host Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon on Proposed Amendments

The following guest post is by Andrew Weber, a legislative information systems manager at the Library of Congress. It is cross posted on the Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis. The National Archives and the Law Library of Congress are hosting a … Continue reading

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NARA’s Inaugural Tumblr Answer Time with Amending America Curators

Today’s post comes from our Tumblr guru and Today’s Document lead, Darren Cole.  “Where are the aliens?” “Did Nicholas Cage ever return the Declaration of Independence?” “What’s the worst amendment ever proposed?” These are just a sampling of the questions recently … Continue reading

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