Dana Allen-Greil

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Why the National Archives needs punch-card readers

Data<p>Scruffy Millennials covet old record players because they dig the format; the National Archives and Records Administration keeps old file players …

Viral

We just got a new insight into a crucial crisis-era dispute between Goldman Sachs and AIG

The group was set up in the aftermath of the crisis by Congress to look into the causes of the crash, and the documents are a gold mine of information.<p>We're reading through it, and have already written about Warren Buffett's thoughts on executive compensation.<p>Another document that caught our eye …

Markets

Volunteer makes rare Civil War find at National Archives

<b>WASHINGTON --</b> A rare letter written by the poet Walt Whitman for a wounded Civil War soldier has been found in the National Archives.<p>The Washington …

War

Records of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) have now been opened.

Records of the <b>Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC)</b> have now been opened.

McGowan Forum on Women in Leadership: From the Computer Age to the Digital Age

<b>9th Annual McGowan Forum on Women in Leadership: From the Computer Age to the Digital Age</b><p><b>Date:</b> Thursday, March 24, 2016• <b><br>Time:</b> 7:30 pm• <b><br>Location:</b> William …

Digital Age

Letter Walt Whitman Wrote for Dying Soldier Discovered in National Archives

In the aftermath of the Civil War, American poet Walt Whitman regularly visited wounded soldiers in hospitals in and around Washington, D.C. He …

Adrienne Thomas: An Amazing Archives Career

The National Archives History Office continues to celebrate Women’s History Month with stories of former employees. Today’s post comes from Sarah …

Genealogy

Leahy Kicks Off Sunshine Week In Keynote Speech At National Archives | U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont

Leahy Calls On Senate To Pass FOIA Improvement Act This Week; Also Urges Senate Republicans To “Choose Sunshine Over Secrecy,” Schedule Public …

U.S. Congress

Share your ideas for our next Open Government Plan!

Welcome to Sunshine Week, the week we celebrate open government and access to public information. This week, we are kicking off the development of …

Open Government

Dr. Elizabeth B. Drewry a Leading Lady

The National Archives History Office continues to celebrate Women’s History Month with stories of former employees. Today’s post comes from Kaitlin …

Lyndon B. Johnson

A special document display commemorates the 110th anniversary of the awarding of the "Flying-Machine" patent to Orville and Wilbur Wright.

A special document display commemorates the 110th anniversary of the awarding of the <b>"Flying-Machine" patent</b> to Orville and Wilbur Wright. The display …

Patents

National Archives exhibit shows 11,000 ways the Constitution could have changed

WASHINGTON — A new exhibit open at the National Archives showcases just how the Constitution, and history, could have changed drastically.<p>It’s …

Bill Of Rights

Crowdsourcing Historical and Archival Information with NARA’s History Hub

<b>By Naomi Lieberman</b>How can I get information about my father’s service in World War II? Where can I find records about my grandfather’s work for the …

Genealogy

WWI Posters and Home Cards

<i>Today’s post comes from former education intern Amanda Hatch. She added newly digitized primary sources, found during our 2015 Primarily Teaching</i> …

Vegetarian

Transcribe-a-thon

• <b>Date:</b> Friday, April 08, 2016• <b><br>Time:</b> 1:00 pm• <b><br>Location:</b> Innovation Hub, Washington, DC<p>The <b>Innovation Hub</b>, a new space located in the National Archives’ …

Google Hangout

What The National Archives Can Do for *Truly* Open Government

The National Archives and Records Administration is accepting comments on what people think should be in their next Open Government Plan. NARA has …

Open Government

National Archives (U.S.) Publishes Ebook Featuring Political Cartoons, Now Available Online (Free)

From the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)<p>To help make sense of Congress and its complexities, the National Archives Center for …

Political Cartoons