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Records of the U.S. Soldiers’ Home in Washington, DC, 1851–1943

U.S. Soldiers Home, Washington DC

One of the first national homes for soldiers was established in Washington, DC, offering the first official sanctuary for the relief and support of invalid, disabled, and homeless veterans. More

When Saying "I Do" Meant Giving Up Your Citizenship

Couple at the Marriage Bureau getting a license

In the early 20th century, women who lost their U.S. citizenship upon marriage applied for its restitution. More

Silently. Quickly. By Sea, in Darkness.

The Submarine Perch

In the first winter of the Korean War, a U.S. submarine carried commandos to disrupt North Korean supply lines. More



March 29, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT - Online
Fearless Women: Feminist Patriots from Abigail Adams to Beyoncé

March 30, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EDT - Online
“Civics for All of US” Teacher Workshop—The Civilian Conservation Corps: Civics at Work

April 5, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT - Online
The Civil War Political Tradition: Ten Portraits of Those Who Formed It

April 11, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CDT - Abilene, KS
Saying No to a Close Friend: Suez Crisis of 1956

April 12, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT - Online
Brotherhood of the Flying Coffin: The Glider Pilots of World War II

April 15, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CDT - West Branch, IA
Exhibit Opens: Exquisite Miniatures by Wes and Rachelle Siegrist

April 15, 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. EDT - Washington, DC
Scout Celebration Family Day

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