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America’s Founding Documents
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The Washington Monument rises above blossoming cherry trees along the Tidal Basin, 4/1984.
The National Archives Celebrates the 19th Amendment
“Puzzling” Event Held at the National Archives
Finding an Elephant at the National Archives