Prologue Magazine

Prologue Magazine

Cover of current issuePrologue magazine brings readers stories based on the rich holdings and programs of the National Archives across the nation—from Washington, DC, to the regional archives and the Presidential Libraries. Access our articles online, in print, or download high-quality issues for your e-reader or iPhone on our Scribd and Zinio sites.

Prologue has been published quarterly by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) for over 40 years.

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Table of Contents

From the Archivist


In the Magazine

  • "An Idea Lives On": President John F. Kennedy's words about ideas

  • The Ike and Harry Thaw

  • An American Abroad: William Dean Howells

  • Authors on the Record: Jane Franklin's Letters

  • Foundation for the National Archives

  • Pieces of History: Whistler's Etching of Anacapa Island

Genealogy Notes

Ancestors from the West Indies

West Indies immigrants

An overview of Afro-Caribbean immigration from 1900 to 1930.

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