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Explore our nation’s history through our documents, photos, and records.
Veterans’ Service Records
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Find primary sources, tools for teaching with documents, and student and educator programs.
Plan a trip to the Museum, to one of the Presidential Libraries, or to conduct research.
America’s Founding Documents
The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.
George Washington's First Inaugural Address, 4/30/1789
Take a look at historical inaugurations documented in records held by the National Archives and its Presidential libraries
Our "Amending America" exhibit highlights the remarkably American story of how we have amended, or attempted to amend, the Constitution
National Archives at College Park Research Room Access