National Archives at New York City

Activities of Volunteers

The National Archives has over 1,500 volunteers throughout the nation providing valuable service on numerous activities and projects throughout the year.

Recent Projects include:

  • Reboxing and relabeling of a variety of holdings in preparation of Fall 2012 move to the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House.
  • Scanning records and writing Facebook posts related to the Titanic disaster.
  • Creating searchable indexes for the naturalization records of the District of New Jersey.
  • Researching the history of the U.S. Custom House.
  • Searching the Public Works of Art Project correspondence for samples of work.
  • Creating folder lists for Habeas Corpus Case files for the Southern District of New York.
  • Reboxing and refoldering photographs from the War Assets Adminstration.

Refer to CaptionVolunteer Howard finding a naturalization record on microfilm.
Refer to CaptionVolunteer Elliot creating a database for records about the New York City Port of Embarkation during World War II.

Refer to CaptionVolunteer Eduardo reshelving records.
Refer to CaptionVolunteer Matt creating new labels for records of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance.

Refer to CaptionVolunteers Barbara and Don creating Naturalization databases.
Refer to Caption National Archives at New York City staff and volunteers.