Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Significance of Motion Picture Footage Housed at the National Archives and Records Administration Relating to the African American Soldier

By Donald Roe, Associate Professor of History, Howard University, and former Archivist and Subject Area Expert in the Motion Picture Sound and Video Branch at NARA.   The film collection housed at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), consisting … Continue reading

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Remembering 1963 through NARA Records

Today’s blog post is by Tina L. Ligon.   2013 marks the 50th anniversary of several significant events regarding the modern Civil Rights Movement. The year 1963 witnessed the murder of Mississippi activist Medgar Evers, the forced desegregation of the … Continue reading

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Other Finding Aids Relating to African American History Post The Black History Guide to Civilian Records in the National Archives and Records Administration

┬áToday’s Blog post is by Christina Violeta Jones, Ph.D. Dr. Jones is currently an Archivist in the Textual Records Reference Division at the National Archives in College Park, MD were she specializes in Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, … Continue reading

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