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Pearl Harbor Deck Logs

Deck logs of the ships hit at Pearl Harbor 70 years ago reveal in real time what went on during the attack.

Walt Whitman documents in the Archives

Thousands of pages in the National Archives document Walt Whitman's other job—as a government clerk in Civil War Washington.

Dogs in the US Marines during World War II

During World War II, the Marine Corps sent out the call for "a few good dogs."


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From the Archivist


In the Magazine

  • While Chicago Burned

  • Authors on the Record: Pacific Gibraltar

  • Foundation for the National Archives

  • Pieces of History: Striking Gold in the Records

Genealogy Notes

Dangers in the CCC

CCC accident reports

Civilian Conservation Corps accident reports between 1933 and 1942 can be rich resources for family historians.

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