Records of Rights
Explore records of the National Archives documenting the ongoing struggle of Americans to define, attain, and protect their rights.
Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage
Startling evidence of the once vibrant Jewish life in Iraq came to light in May 2003 — over 2,700 books and tens of thousands of documents were discovered in the flooded basement of the Iraqi intelligence headquarters by a US Army team.
George Washington's Acts of Congress
Did you know that George Washington wrote in the margins of his personal copy of the Acts of Congress? See this book on display around the country as it travels from its home at Mount Vernon to each of our Presidential Libraries.
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The Charters of Freedom
The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, & the Bill of Rights.
Designs for Democracy
Explore more than 100 designs highlighting 200 years of Government drawings.
The National Archives Experience: Digital Vaults
Exploring the Digital Vaults is easy. You can browse through the hundreds of photographs, documents, and film clips and discover the connection between some of the National Archives' most treasured records.
Gripping eyewitness accounts—in the form of letters, diaries, audio and film recordings—chronicle dramatic moments in U.S. history.
John H. White: Portrait of Black Chicago
View Pulitzer-Prize winning photographer John H. White's images of 1970s Chicago.
The Way We Worked
Work and workplaces have gone through enormous transformations between the mid 19th and late 20th centuries. View these changes through photographs.