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Aarquives Unlimited, LLC
300 South Jenison Avenue
Lansing, MI 48915-1130
Telephone:  (517) 743-4733
E-mail:  info@aarquives.com
Contact Person:  G. Russell Overton
Research Specialty:  Native American relations; diplomatic records; Congressional records; Labor & business; environmental & natural resources; federal courts

Mark S. Ballard
5131 Globe Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45212
Telephone:  (513) 256-5178
E-mail:  guarddat@yahoo.com
Contact Person:  Mark S. Ballard
Research Specialty:  Military Records

Robert Wayne Brewer
5876 Christmas Tree Road
Campbellsburg, IN 47108-6371
Telephone:  (812) 883-4724
E-mail:  admjag753@hotmail.com
Contact Person: : Robert W. Brewer
Research Specialty:  Veterans and military archives; military records of described units, branches, locations of such records at time of enlistment of service

The Center for African American Genealogical Research, Inc. (CAAGRI)
225 Industrial Court, Suite 100
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Telephone:  (540) 785-9925
E-mail:  research@caagri.org
Contact Person:  Cynthia Campbell
Research Specialty:  African American, Native American, Census, Military, Court Records, Genealogy and Family History, Civil War, Slavery.

DCW & Associates
7400 Center Avenue, Suite 209
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Telephone:  (800) 899-0442
Fax:  (714) 892-3543
E-mail:  courtresearch@dcwpi.com
Contact Person:  Dave Williams
Research Specialty:  Document Retrieval and Review: Civil and Criminal Court records; bankruptcy records; archived records; county, state & federal records. National research company comprised of former federal investigators.

Data Retrieval Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 1600
Jasper, GA 30143
Telephone:  (800) 250-1665
Fax:  (877)389-5822
E-mail:  donnieeast@drsofga.com
Contact Person:  Donnie East
Research Specialty:  Bankruptcy, Civil, Criminal from all Courts Nationwide .

Robert Duckham
9401 Owings Heights Circle 102
Owings Mills, MD 21117-6108
Telephone:  (410) 356-6076
E-mail:  duckham@comcast.net
Contact Person:  Robert Duckham
Research Specialty:  20th Century documents

Carol Emmett
1501 East Park Avenue
Gilbert, AZ 85234-1004
E-mail:  emmettcml@cox.net
Contact Person: : Carol Emmett
Research Specialty:  Military and genealogy

Expeditions in History
4162 Charles Street
La Mesa, CA 91941
Telephone:  (619) 916-8134
E-mail:  mmilligan05@expeditionsinhistory
Contact Person:  Michael Milligan
Research Specialty:  Oral History: Conduct recorded interviews of families, communities and corporations for the purpose of creating a permanent record and contribute to an understanding of the past

Christine Gardner
PO Box 272296
Boca Raton, FL 33427-2296
Telephone:  (561) 392-0797
E-mail:  humifish@hotmail.com
Contact Person:  Christine Gardner
Research Specialty:  Military records - Vietnam War only, draft registration, military service records, textual records/material & still pictures.

Global Researchers
5801-F Nottoway Ct.
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
Telephone:  (919) 500-6097
E-mail:  steven@globalresearchers.org
Contact Person:  Steve Hopkins
Research Specialty:  Intelligence, Military, Science, Inventions, Environmental Records, unexplained recorded occurrences.

The Hannah Family Foundation
Box 27
Point Lookout, MO 65726
Telephone:  (866) 523-2993 or (480) 778-0459
Fax:  given upon request
E-mail:  thehannahfamilyfoundation@safe-mail.net
E-mail:  hannahfamilyfoundation@gmail.com
Contact Person:  M. L. 'Mel' Gentry
Research Specialty:  Little Shell Nation, Family genealogy, Turnbo papers Silas Turnbo, Historical data, maps, Native Indigenous American Indians, Military Records.

Historical Detective Agency, Christopher B. Jones
4903 Ferrer Way
Louisville, KY 40291
Telephone:  (502) 938-9366
E-mail:  houseofjones1012@insightbb.com
Contact Person:  Chris Jones
Research Specialty:  Probate, family histories, city directories, tax lists, cemetery records, all counties, 1700-present.

History Associates Incorporated
300 North Stonestreet Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850-1655
Telephone:  (301) 279-9697
Fax:  (301) 279-9224
E-mail:  mreis@historyassociates.com
Contact Person:    Mike Reis
Research Specialty:  African American history; asbestos, census, Congressional, and court records; Coast Guard/Lighthouse/Customs records; Diplomatic and Intelligence records; Labor & Business History/Transportation records; military records; Native American Relations records

History Piquette LLC
2399 White Oak Trail
Oregon, Wisconsin 53575
Telephone:  (608) 843-6633
E-mail:  chief@historypiquette.com
Contact Person:  Gregory T. Smith, Chief Investigator
Research Specialty:  General Research, Military, Declassified Documents, Corporation History, Congressional Research, Aviation Research, FAA/NTSB, Naval, Maritime, Coast Guard, Harbor. Transportation, Film and Still photography.

Legal Document Retrieval & Research, Inc.
308 Main Street, Suite 300
Houston, Texas 77002
Telephone:  (800) 487-2245 or (713) 222-2244
Fax:  (888) 222-0304
E-mail:  legaldocusa@aol.com
Contact Person:  Roger Guy
Research Specialty:  Retrieve copies of closed files from Archives and all governmental agencies. Digital and hard copies of CV, BK, CR from all courts. Lien & Title search. Individual & Commercial asset search. Complete Service of Process statewide and abroad. Great Service since 1979!

Library Consultant Services LLC
24081 Ithaca St.
Oak Park, MI 48237-3511
Telephone:  (248) 629-7774
Fax:  (248) 629-7775
E-mail:  lawanda.cox@comcast.net
Contact Person: Lawanda V. Cox
Research Specialty:  Online search and retrieval on American History and African American documents and literature, Editing and Proofreading manuscripts for Historical books and electronic literature, Abstract writing for historical articles and literature, Content writing for history related newsletters, websites.

Littlefield Historical Research
6207 Snake Road
Oakland, California 94611
Telephone:  (510) 339-1017
E-mail:  drl@littlefieldhistoricalresearch.com
Contact Person:  Doug Littlefield
Research Specialty:  Water rights, navigabililty, Native American, environmental land use, mining, rivers, forests, public lands, national parks, boundaries, interstate conflicts, transportation, census, toxic waste

Tangela L. Mingo
10930 NW 14th Ave #A10
Miami, Florida 33167
Telephone:  (786) 350-0381 or (305) 696-2255
E-mail:  tangemin@yahoo.com
Contact Person:  Tangela L. Mingo
Research Specialty:  Economic Finance, International Finance/Comparative

Morgan, Angel, and Associates
1601 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20009-1049
Telephone:  (202) 265-1833
Fax:  (202) 265-8022
E-mail:  mike@morganangel.com
Contact Person: : Michael Lawson
Research Specialty:  Native American issues and claims, federal Indian policy, tribal history and genealogy; primarily Record Groups 48 and 75

Obama Eduvision Corporation; Doris A. Thomas, M.Ed.
4914 Cottage Street
Philadelphia, PA 19124
Telephone:  (215) 807-1885
Fax:  (215) 807-1885
E-mail:  sjinnovative07@yahoo.com
Contact Person:  Ms. Doris Thomas
Research Specialty:  Military Records for United States Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Air Forces, Marines, National Guard, Coast Guard, National Personnel Records Center, Mental Health Records, Medical Evidence.

Phoenix Aviation Research
41 41 41st Street 1M
Sunnyside, NY 11104-3243
Telephone:  (718) 937-7436
Fax: (718) 784-4682
E-mail:  valkyr1097@aol.com
Contact Person: : Jeannette Remak, Joseph Ventolo
Research Specialty:  Military, historical, government; record groups media, series, subjects

Record Click LLC
123 E Main St Ste. 2 PMB 105
Denville, NJ 07834
Telephone:  1-866-632-9291
E-mail:  info@recordclick.com
Contact Person:  Elizabeth Khan
Research Specialty:  Ancestral Research, Find Family, Heir Searching, DNA Family Tree, Adoption Research, Military Research, also citizenship by descent applications.

Advanced Research Solutions!
821 1/2 West Market Street
Orrville, OH 44667-1830
Telephone:  (330) 347-9582
E-mail:  jchakey@hotmail.com
Contact Person: : Jason Chakey
Research Specialty:  World War II; Ufology; Military history; religion; statistics

Taylor & Hammel LLC - A Litigation and Environmental Research Firm
1240 N. Pitt Street, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone:  (703) 822-4658
Fax:  (703) 842-8656
E-mail:  johntaylor@taylorhammel.com
Contact Person:  John Taylor - Senior Researcher
Research Specialty:  Environmental and Legal Research; Asbestos; Captured German Records; Cold War; Congressional Records; Court Records; Diplomatic Records; Immigration, Emigration & Naturalization; Labor & Business History; Military Records; Native American Relations Records; Navy Records; President Nixon Records; Science, Technology, Natural Resources and the Environment Records; Audio/Sound Recordings; Cartographic/Architectural/Ships Plans Records; Film & Video Recordings; Photographs and Pictures


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Inclusion on the independent researcher lists should not be viewed as an endorsement of the quality of the researchers' work, and NARA will not be responsible for any arrangement made with independent researchers. Such arrangements, including the character, extent, and cost of the work, are purely private, contractual matters between the independent researcher and you. It also is up to you to determine whether or not the researcher's experience and qualifications meet your needs. Comments or complaints received by NARA regarding any individual independent researcher on the listing will be forwarded to that researcher for resolution.

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