National Archives Display Marks 50th Anniversary of The First African American Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall
June 1, 2017
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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National Archives Foundation Announces Election of Former FCC Chair Wheeler, Brillstein Entertainment Partners CEO & Chairman Liebman to Board of Directors
April 18, 2017
WASHINGTON – The National Archives Foundation, the non-profit partner of the National Archives and Records Administration, today announced the election of Thomas E. Wheeler and Jon Liebman to its Board of Directors. Mr. Wheeler was the former Foundation Board Chairman prior to serving as the 31st... Read more
National Archives Foundation Launches Veteran Recognition Campaign, Part of Multi-Year Commemoration of the Vietnam War
April 12, 2017
WASHINGTON – The National Archives Foundation today launched “A Grateful Nation Honors Veterans for their Service, Valor, & Sacrifice,” a campaign to honor veterans of the Vietnam War in support of the National Archives’ new exhibition, Remembering Vietnam: Twelve Critical Episodes in the Vietnam War, opening... Read more
April 6, 2017
WASHINGTON – The National Archives Foundation today announced an honorary committee to support the National Archives’ new exhibition, Remembering Vietnam: Twelve Critical Episodes in the Vietnam War, opening November 10, 2017. The National Archives Foundation is a proud Commemorative Partner of the U.S. Vietnam War Commemoration.
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