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The Declaration of Independence and the Hand of Time

Declaration of Independence - Stone Engraving (ID 1656604)

Although the Declaration is now closely protected in the National Archives, mysteries remain about its treatment for many of its 240 years. More

Will the Real Molly Pitcher Please Stand Up?

Molly Pitcher at a cannon during the Battle of Monmouth

Searching for the real Molly Pitcher requires tracking down historical evidence for several candidates. More

Let the Records Bark!

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In the personnel records of some special Marines, discover the stories of "a few good dogs" during World War II. More

Events

Events

August 24, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT - Washington, DC
Formidable: American Women and the Fight for Equality: 1920–2020

August 25, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. CDT - Abilene, KS
Fate, Fortune, and Providence in the Life of a Leader

September 8, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT - Online
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee Meeting

September 12, 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. EDT - Online
The Constitution and Our Community (Grades 3–5)

September 12, 2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. EDT - Online
The Constitution Rules! (Grades K–2)

September 13, 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. EDT - Online
The Constitution Rules! (Grades K–2)

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