Prologue | Winter 2005
Vol. 37, No. 4
|Movie vs. Reality: The Real Story of the von Trapp Family
How the producers of The Sound of Music altered the story of the family that endeared itself to audiences on stage and screen.
|Serving at the Pleasure of the President: The Nomination Papers of the United States Senate, 1789–1946
In providing "advice and consent" for Presidential appointments, the Senate has also produced controversy and drama.
|Voices of Emancipation: Union Pension Files Giving Voice to Former Slaves
After the Civil War, African American citizens provided an oral history of their lives in bondage.
Table of Contents
Prologue in Perspective: Bill of Rights Memories
Voices of Emancipation: Union Pension Files Giving Voice to Former Slaves
Donald R. Shaffer and Elizabeth Regosin
Anton Karachun: The Story of a Turncoat
Robert L. Willett
The Way We Worked
Spotlight on NARA: The ERA: Technology to Aid Archivists, Historians
Genealogy Notes: Serving at the Pleasure of the President: The Nomination Papers of the United States Senate, 1789–1946
John P. Deeben
Authors on the Record: Fresh Insights Into an Enduring Speech
Foundation for the National Archives
Pieces of History: An Explorer's Tool: Robert Peary's Theodolite
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