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  • August 8 Tuesday

    Washington, DC - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    The Road to Camelot: Inside JFK's Five-Year Campaign

    Journalist Thomas Oliphant takes us behind the scenes of John F. Kennedy’s campaign to the White House in "The Road to Camelot."
  • Washington, DC - 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Activity in ReSource Room: Tennessee Ratification of the 19th Amendment

    What did a mother, son, and letter have to do with Tennessee’s ratification of the 19th Amendment? In this hands-on activity for the whole family, discover how women’s suffrage was achieved.
  • Kansas City, MO - 6:00am to 7:00pm

    Election Day

    The National Archives at Kansas City will be a polling site for local elections. Visitors should expect increased foot traffic and limited parking availability.
  • July 6 Thursday

    Washington, DC - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Discovering the Sussex Declaration

    Danielle Allen and Emily Sneff will discuss the recent identification of a second parchment manuscript of the Declaration of Independence in England.
  • July 4 Tuesday

    Washington, DC - 8:00am to 4:00pm

    July 4th Celebration

    Celebrate Independence Day at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC. The museum will have EXTENDED HOURS of 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. from June 30 to July 6.

All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.