Tag Archives: World War I

The Wartime Films Project: Narrowing the Focus of our User-Centered Design Pilot

This post comes from Jon Voss at Historypin, our partners in the Wartime Films engagement project, and is part of a series outlining how NARA is using design thinking to reach new and existing audiences. Two weeks ago we introduced … Continue reading

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The Wartime Films Project: Taking a User-Centered Design Approach at NARA

This post comes from Jon Voss at Historypin, our partners in the Wartime Films engagement project, and is part of a series outlining how NARA is using design thinking to reach new and existing audiences. In a series of blog … Continue reading

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What's New On Amara?

Last March we introduced you to our new crowdsource video caption tool, Amara. This neat tool allows anyone with an interest in transcribing our motion picture collection to join our team and start typing what you hear! After the captioning … Continue reading

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Our National History and You

Today’s post comes from Markus Most, Director of the Digitization Division at the National Archives. Here at the National Archives, we’re working on a new, cross-office project to make accessible audiovisual records of World War I and World War II. … Continue reading

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NARA Coast to Coast: "Pay Day" for Some World War I Military Personnel Records

Today, guest blogger Theresa Fitzgerald from the National Archives at St. Louis has written a special NARA Coast-to-Coast post sharing some recent discoveries in World War I era military records. On July 12, 1973 a fire engulfed the sixth floor of the Military Personnel Records … Continue reading

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