Category Archives: NARA Coast to Coast

What Are You Working On, Sara Lathom?

Ever wonder what exciting new projects the many employees at NARA are working on? The “What are You Working On?” blog feature aims to introduce a variety of NARA employees and highlight some of the exciting projects we are working … Continue reading

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Relocation of Personnel Records to National Archives at St. Louis

Today’s post comes from Tim Enas, Chief of Textual Accessioning at the National Archives at College Park. Staff at the National Archives at College Park are moving approximately 315 cubic feet of personnel related records to the National Archives at … Continue reading

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Digitization of Alaska Records

Your participation and feedback is essential to the operations of the National Archives. As part of ongoing budget adjustments, the National Archives at Anchorage will close in the coming months, and archival records will be moved to the National Archives … Continue reading

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A Love Letter Like No Other

Today’s post comes from Alyssa Young and Yvonne Ruiz, student interns at the National Archives at Fort Worth, who came across an unexpected and eye-opening find amid the Galveston District U.S. Commissioner’s case files. While perusing digitized records, Fort Worth … Continue reading

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Notes from the Field: Working on “Dislocated Histories”

Today’s post comes from Susan Burch of Middlebury College, with special thanks to the colleagues at NARA-Fort Worth and to the National Archives Regional Residency Fellowship. Stories matter. As an historian of disability, race, ethnicity, and gender in the United … Continue reading

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Records from the Wild West, the Fort Smith Criminal Case Files Now Online

Today’s post comes from Stephanie Stegman, Volunteer at the National Archives at Fort Worth The Fort Smith Criminal Case Files, 1866-1900 used to be difficult to search, but not anymore.  These Wild West court cases offer a glimpse of what life was like … Continue reading

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Motown Was Not Afraid

Today’s post is written by Katie Dishman, of the National Archives at Chicago. So many songs, so many lawsuits.  As February brings a plethora of romantic tunes to the airwaves and to people’s hearts, a copyright case recalls how one … Continue reading

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2013 Regional Residency Fellowship: Request for Proposals

Photograph of Mrs. Adelaide Minogue Checking Humidity Recorder in Stacks, 1942 (National Archives Identifier: 3493247) The National Archives, with the generous support of the Foundation for the National Archives, is now inviting proposals for the 2013 Regional Residency Fellowship Program. The … Continue reading

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Rolling into Court

Today’s post is written by Katie Dishman, of the National Archives at Chicago. As Halloween approaches, our thoughts turn to candy — and court cases.  A sweet combination of both can be found in Record Group 21, the U.S. District … Continue reading

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Records Heading West to St. Louis

The following post is by guest bloggers Rebecca Warlow, Description and Digitization Supervisor, and Ann Cummings, Supervisory Archivist for Textual Records. At the DC-Area Researchers Forum in November we announced that some records would be moving from the National Archives … Continue reading

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