July 21, 2014
Fifty years after the passage of the Tonkin Gulf Resolution, the National Archives Museum presents the original document that gave President Lyndon B. Johnson the authority to escalate U.S. involvement in Vietnam without a declaration of war.
The Resolution, passed by Congress on August 7, 1964, and... Read more
July 4, 2014
The Foundation for the National Archives joined its partners at the National Archives to present an exciting day of July 4th activities, welcoming thousands of visitors to the home of the original Declaration of Independence.
The annual Independence Day celebration, which included patriotic music, a dramatic reading... Read more
July 2, 2014
The National History Day competition for 2014 wrapped recently, hosting its Kenneth E. Behring National Contest in College Park, Maryland. Featuring over 250 projects across 18 different categories addressing rights and responsibilities in history, the competition was an apt demonstration of the young researcher’s mental... Read more
June 11, 2014
The Foundation for the National Archives, the Archives’ nonprofit partner, is pleased to announce the election of four new members to its Board of Directors: James W. Cicconi, Jon Meacham, Steven W. Caple, and Linda Watters.
“I’m excited to welcome our new board members,” said A’Lelia Bundles,... Read more
Foundation for the National Archives Announces Online Giveaway to Attend Sleepover in National Archives Rotunda
May 9, 2014
The Foundation for the National Archives announced today the launch of an online giveaway, providing free tickets to two lucky children (and one grownup chaperone) to attend the “History, Heroes and Treasures” sleepover at the home of the Declaration of Independence,... Read more