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Catalogs of microfilm publications are available free of charge to libraries and research institutions.

Free NARA Calendar of Events

NARA's free monthly Calendar of Events lists films, lectures, workshops, and new and continuing exhibits in Washington, DC.

Each issue contains an article on a featured document, special projects or activities sponsored by the National Archives, or a new initiative at a Presidential library or regional archives.

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