Thanksgiving rolls around once a year but at the National Archives you can tag our Thanksgiving related records every day. Our sample set is a little heavy on the turkey, so pass up dessert and tag a few records instead! Here are some of my favorite images: Look at her perfect form. To achieve the … Continue reading Tag It! Thanksgiving Edition
48 years ago today at 12:30 PM Central Standard Time, President John F. Kennedy was shot while riding in a motorcade through Dallas, Texas. Half an hour later, the President was pronounced dead at Parkland Hospital. The National Archives has custody of records and artifacts relating to President Kennedy's assassination and the investigation conducted by … Continue reading Tag It Tuesday – A Shocking Day in Dallas
Today is America Recycles Day, a day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. To show that recycling isn’t a load of rubbish, today’s Tag It Tuesday challenge is to tag our records related to recycling. Tag our digitized recycling records here. Here are a few of our favorites - If disco wasn't … Continue reading Tag It Tuesday! America Recycles!
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. … Continue reading Tag It Tuesday! Honoring Our Veterans
On this day 141 years ago, the forerunner of today's National Weather Service - the Signal Service Corps' Division of Telegrams and Reports for the Benefit of Commerce - made its first meteorological observations and reports and the weather hasn't been the same since. "Weather" you like singing in the rain, chasing storms, or checking the daily … Continue reading Tag It Tuesday! The Weather Report
We’re excited to kick off Tag It Tuesday! In this new weekly feature we’ll be highlighting content from our online catalog that we invite you to tag. Curious about what tagging means and how you can get involved? Check out our previous blog post, in which we introduced the Online Public Access catalog's new feature … Continue reading Tag It Tuesday!