Monthly Archives: July 2013

Panama Canal Employees: Service Record Cards (Part 1)

Today’s Blog Post is written by Patrice Brown, Archivist (Special Assistant) in the Evaluation and Special Projects Division, National Declassification Center at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland. In 2014, the Panama Canal will celebrate its 100th anniversary.  There are many … Continue reading

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Celebrating the 95th Birthday of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela through NARA Photographs

Today’s blog was written by Tina L. Ligon, Archivist at the National Archives and Michael Arzate, Summer Diversity Intern at the National Archives There is perhaps no other name so greatly associated with the South African anti-apartheid movement as Nelson … Continue reading

Posted in RG 330 Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, RG 59 General Records of the Department of State | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Examining the other side of Black History with James Earl Ray

Michael Arzate is the Summer Diversity Intern in the Research Services Division, Textual Records at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland. He is currently a History undergraduate major at the University of California, Berkeley. First, let me introduce myself. I’m … Continue reading

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