National Archives Foundation Announces Election of Former FCC Chair Michael Powell, Global Cities, Inc. Founder Marjorie B. Tiven to Board of Directors
June 27, 2017
WASHINGTON – The National Archives Foundation, the non-profit partner of the National Archives and Records Administration, today announced the election of Michael Powell and Marjorie B. Tiven to its Board of Directors. Mr. Powell was the 24th Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Ms. Tiven... Read more
June 22, 2017
WASHINGTON – The National Archives and the National Archives Foundation concluded the sixth and final event in its “National Conversations” series today in Washington, entitled “National Conversation on Rights and Justice: Building a More Perfect Union.”
The event focused on some of the most critical issues facing our... Read more
June 1, 2017
The National Archives celebrates the 241st anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence with special events in Washington, DC, and at Presidential Libraries nationwide.
Celebrate July 4th at the National Archives in Washington, DC
WHAT: The National Archives in Washington, DC, will celebrate the... Read more
National Archives Display Marks 50th Anniversary of The First African American Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall
Washington, DC – In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s June 13, 1967 nomination of civil rights lawyer Thurgood Marshall to be the first African American justice to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States, the National Archives will display... Read more
May 5, 2017
Washington, DC – In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Selective Service Act, passed on May 18, 1917, the National Archives is displaying a selection of notable men’s draft registration cards, including Irving Berlin, Duke Ellington, Marcus Garvey, Fiorello LaGuardia, and Al Capone.
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