Prologue Magazine

Spring 2009, vol. 41, no. 1

Harry S. Truman at the Truman Library Truman at 125
Celebrate the 33rd President's 125th birthday with recollections from his grandson, the story behind the Truman Library's mural, and reflections on Truman's understanding of history.
Oil settling on the harbor near Liberty Island DOCUMERICA
A highlight of the Environmental Protection Agency's ambitious project to capture environmental crises and cures in the 1970s.
Moving into the Oval Office Up-to-Date in Kansas City
The Central Plains regional archives is ready to open the doors to its new home in the cultural heart of Kansas City.

Table of Contents

Prologue in Perspective: A Year of Celebration for Our 75th Anniversary
Adrienne C. Thomas

Documented Rights
Jim McSweeney

Truman at 125

Independence and the Opening of the West
Raymond H. Geselbracht

Harry Truman's History Lessons
Samuel W. Rushay, Jr.

Adventures with Grandpa Truman
Clifton Truman Daniel

DOCUMERICA
C. Jerry Simmons

Spotlight on NARA: NARA's Up-to-Date in Kansas City
Kimberlee N. Ried

Genealogy Notes: Using the Congressional Serial Set for Genealogical Research
Jeffrey Hartley

Authors on the Record: Behind the Words of History

Foundation for the National Archives

Pieces of History: Bess Truman's Hat

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Genealogy Notes

Using the Congressional Serial Set

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Learn about the genealogical potential of this multivolume collection of congressional reports and documents.

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Prologue in Perspective

Original Sketch of the Archives
A Year of Celebration for Our 75th Anniversary By Adrienne C. Thomas.

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