National Archives Foundation July 4 Contest Winner Sharon Boyle Explores History During Trip to D.C.
July 21, 2015
In June, the National Archives Foundation, the nonprofit partner to the National Archives, launched a nationwide giveaway to allow someone to experience July 4th like never before – including travel to Washington, D.C. to celebrate the nation’s birth at the home of the original Declaration of Independence.
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July 16, 2015
The National Archives Foundation today announced that American author and Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch will receive its 2015 Records of Achievement Award. The honor recognizes Branch’s lifelong work to chronicle the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the history of... Read more
July 7, 2015
A few remaining tickets are left for the National Archives Foundation’s July sleepover in the Archives’ rotunda. The July 25, 2015, “History, Heroes and Treasures” sleepover invites
children (aged 8-12 years old) and parents to spend the night in the home of the original Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and the... Read more
July 2, 2015
The National Archives and the University of Kentucky Libraries Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center will give the inaugural Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Award to 1996 UK College of Education graduate Timothy A. Peterson, a history teacher at Taylor County High School in Campbellsville, Kentucky.... Read more
July 1, 2015
In commemoration of the Fourth of July, and the ongoing Spirited Republic: Alcohol in American History exhibit at the National Archives, the National Archives Foundation and award-winning bartender and Chief Spirits Advisor Derek Brown today released the “The General’s Order.”
The General’s Order has been months... Read more