Celebrating 150 Million Digital Copies in the Catalog, Part 4: Highlights from the Presidential Libraries

Thanks to the persistence and dedication of many NARA staff and the help of our partners, the number of digital copies of our records in the National Archives Catalog surpassed 150 million. Digitizing large quantities of our records is an important goal for NARA because we know that not everyone can come to our facilities … Continue reading Celebrating 150 Million Digital Copies in the Catalog, Part 4: Highlights from the Presidential Libraries

Honoring our Veterans

November 11 marks the annual observance of Veterans Day, a day on which we honor the courageous women and men who have served in the United States military. Marines come ashore near Da Nang Air Base on March 8, 1965. (National Archives, RG 127; National Archives Identifier 26382181) The National Archives is proud to have … Continue reading Honoring our Veterans

Celebrating 150 Million Digital Copies in the Catalog, Part Three

Thanks to the persistence and dedication of many NARA staff and the help of our partners, the number of digital copies of our records in the National Archives Catalog surpassed 150 million. Digitizing large quantities of our records is an important goal for NARA because we know that not everyone can come to our facilities … Continue reading Celebrating 150 Million Digital Copies in the Catalog, Part Three

Celebrating 150 Million Digital Copies in the Catalog, Part Two

In my last post, I noted that through the persistence and dedication of many NARA staff and the help of our partners, the number of digital copies of our records in the National Archives Catalog surpassed 150 million. Digitizing large quantities of our records is an important goal for NARA because we know that not … Continue reading Celebrating 150 Million Digital Copies in the Catalog, Part Two

Celebrating 150 Million Digital Copies in the Catalog

Thanks to the persistence and dedication of many NARA staff and the help of our partners, the number of digital copies of our records in the National Archives Catalog has just surpassed 150 million. Digitizing large quantities of our records is an important goal for NARA because we know that not everyone can come to … Continue reading Celebrating 150 Million Digital Copies in the Catalog

Here Rests in Honored Glory: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Centennial Commemoration

2021 marks the centennial of the creation of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. On November 11, 1921, President Warren G. Harding officiated interment ceremonies at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.  President Harding delivering address in Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery, VA, 11/11/1921 National Archives Identifier 209279977 In commemoration of … Continue reading Here Rests in Honored Glory: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Centennial Commemoration

We Remember: 20th Anniversary of 9/11

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. The National Archives and the National Archives Foundation remembers this event with a series of virtual programs accessible live to viewers across the country. Learn more about the live programming, as well as featured documents and educational resources … Continue reading We Remember: 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Celebrate July 4th with the National Archives!

On July 2, 1776, the Second Continental Congress voted to adopt a resolution of independence, declaring the United States independent from Great Britain. On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved. While John Adams originally recognized July 2, 1776 as “the most memorable Epocha, in the History of America,” he envisioned future celebrations … Continue reading Celebrate July 4th with the National Archives!

Your Experience Matters

The National Archives (NARA) provides a broad range of services to internal and external customers, including researchers, visitors, educators, genealogists, students, veterans, information technologists, federal agencies and more.  Research Room at the National Archives in Washington, DC Our records are critical to the American public, but our work to preserve and provide access to the … Continue reading Your Experience Matters

NARA Datasets on the AWS Registry of Open Data

Today, NARA released two datasets to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Registry of Open Data: the National Archives Catalog dataset and the 1940 Census dataset. The AWS Registry of Open Data is a service provided by AWS to store open, public datasets for free so that they can be accessed and analyzed on AWS. With … Continue reading NARA Datasets on the AWS Registry of Open Data