Videos from the National Archives at Atlanta
Coming to America: Celebrating the Immigrant Experience
Join the National Archives at Atlanta for a Naturalization Ceremony that it hosted on July 20, 2012. Share the joy of new citizens and learn about NARA records that document the path to citizenship, often times with surprising and poignant results.
The National Archives and the Civil War (32.6 MB)Listen to National Archives employees and Civil War experts as they discuss the Civil War and Civil War records held at the National Archives. A production of Georgia Public Broadcasting, the video was filmed in conjunction with "Civil War Treasures in Your Nation's Attic" as part of a Civil War Symposium held at the National Archives at Atlanta on April 16, 2011.
Civil War Treasures in Your Nation's Attic
Civil War Treasures in Your Nation's Attic was filmed as part of the Civil War: America's Long Struggle event hosted by the National Archives at Atlanta in the spring of 2011. The event commemorated the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. Attendees were given the opportunity to display their Civil War artifacts and heirlooms and learn more about their historical significance from experts at the event.
In 2007 the National Archives at Atlanta hosted a remarkable display of photographs depicting the Great Depression. These photographs serve as the background for oral history interviews conducted with National Archives staff and friends about life during the Great Depression and about the man many saw as a savior, Franklin D. Roosevelt.