Original Emancipation Proclamation on display at National Archives for first time in five years, Sponsored by United Airlines
February 7, 2018
Washington, DC – The original Emancipation Proclamation will be on display at the National Archives Museum’s East Rotunda Gallery February 17-19, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day.
During the 155th anniversary year of the historic record, the National... Read more
January 29, 2018
Washington, DC — Log entries handwritten by U.S. Navy seamen nearly 140 years ago remain relevant even in the technological era. A grant recently awarded to the University of Washington, will allow the digitization of National Archives holdings including logbooks, muster rolls and related materials from... Read more
January 12, 2018
On Wednesday, January 10, the National Archives hosted a panel discussion moderated by National Archives Foundation Board Chair Emeritus A’Lelia Bundles with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Maria Tatar who discussed their book, The Annotated African American Folktales.
In what could only be described as... Read more
January 3, 2018
Washington, DC – The National Archives hosts a special program celebrating African American Folktales on Wednesday, January 10, at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. It will be held in the William G. McGowan Theater of the National Archives Museum and... Read more
National Archives Foundation Elects New Officers at December Annual Board Meeting: Governor Jim Blanchard and Cokie Roberts to lead
December 15, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Archives Foundation, the non-profit partner of the National Archives and Records Administration, announced the election of its executive committee leadership which includes new board Chairman Governor James J. Blanchard and ABC and NPR political commentator Cokie Roberts as Vice Chair at... Read more