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The Chinese Exclusion Act: Researching in the National Archives
The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 was the first significant law restricting immigration into the United States. Documents and records of individual case files and Certificates of Residence housed in the National Archives detail the individual stories resulting from this and subsequent legislation. Explore these primary source materials through the National Archives' book and iTunes U course.
This is the exhibition catalog for "Spirited Republic", the National Archives exhibit exploring the role the Federal government has played in regulating, promoting, investigating, prohibiting, and warning about alcohol. The exhibit will be on view at the National Archives in Washington, DC March 6, 2015 through January 10, 2016.*
What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?
This eBook is an adaptation of the exhibition catalog for The National Archives Museum's popular “What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?” exhibit. The records featured in “What's Cooking” were all produced in the course of Government efforts to ensure that Americans enjoy an ample, safe, and nutritious diet.