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  • Scheduled Maintenance Outage:

    The Online Public Access (OPA) system will be offline and unavailable due to system maintenance from Saturday, April 25 at 6 AM EST through Saturday, April 25 at 6 PM EST.

    If the maintenance is completed prior to 6 PM EST, the system will be brought back online as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes our researchers. We encourage you to try out the new National Archives Catalog during the downtime.

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