Prologue | Spring 2007
Vol. 39, No. 1
|The 200th Anniversary of the Survey of the Coast
Many of federal scientific agencies can trace their roots to Thomas Jefferson's order for a charting of the young nation's ever-growing coastline.
|School House to White House
A NARA exhibit gives us a peek at the report cards, homework, athletic prowess, and musical abilities of our modern Presidents when they were students.
|Diplomacy and Duels on the High Seas
Carefully laid plans for a dramatic confrontation between two ships are upset by the outbreak of peace in the War of 1812.
Table of Contents
Prologue in Perspective: Civic Education: Lighting the Path to the Future
A Discovery: 1798 Federal Tax Records for Connecticut
Judith Green Watson
Spotlight on NARA: Sharing the Excitement of History: NARA's New Boeing Learning Center Supports Education Programs Nationwide
Lee Ann Potter
Genealogy Notes: A Final Appeal to Capitol Hill: The U.S. House's Accompanying Papers File, 1865–1903
John P. Deeben
Authors on the Record: Interpreting the Interpreter
Foundation for the National Archives
Pieces of History: Lewis Emory Walker, Federal Photographer
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