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

  • When an Act of Congress Wasn't Enough

  • Tribute for a Black Patriot

  • Time and Punishment

  • Authors on the Record: The Arsenal of Democracy

  • Foundation for the National Archives

  • Pieces of History: Your Good Friend, Victoria R

Genealogy Notes

Broke, But Not Out of Luck

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Bankruptcy records can be a genealogy gold mine.

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