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JFK Assassination Records Collection Transcription Mission

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Nearly 30 years after the death of President John F. Kennedy, Congress enacted the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992. The Act mandated that all assassination-related material be housed in a single collection in the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). The resulting Collection consists of more than 5 million pages of assassination-related records, photographs, motion pictures, sound recordings and artifacts (approximately 2,000 cubic feet of records). Most of the records are open for research.

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You can help transcribe these records.

A portion of these records are now available to view in the National Archives Catalog, and you have the opportunity to transcribe them. The following Citizen Archivist Missions feature records from this collection. Select a mission to view the records in the Catalog, and get started transcribing. Every word you transcribe helps make the records more searchable and accessible.

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