Prologue | Fall 2008
Vol. 40, No. 3
|A Victor in Defeat
Lakota Chief Gall, a leader at the Battle of Little Big Horn, had to adopt a new status as an agency Indian following his surrender to the U.S. Army in 1881.
|The Electoral College: A Message from the "Dean"
The National Archives manages the Electoral College, which elects our President and Vice President every four years.
|The Ordeal of a Biographer
One former President, Herbert Hoover, writes about an earlier President, Woodrow Wilson.
Table of Contents
Prologue in Perspective: The Constitution: A Treasure Worth the Wait in Line
The Insider's Guide to the Digital Vaults
Lynching: Ida B. Wells-Barnett and the Outrage over the Frazier Baker Murder
Trichita M. Chestnut
1783: Subject or Citizen?: The Treaty of Paris Sought to End a War and Resolve a Dilemma for U.S. and Canada
Michael Eamon and Lisa Royse
Spotlight on NARA: The Electoral College: A Message from the "Dean"
Genealogy Notes: The Forgotten Federal Census of 1885
Authors on the Record: The Work of Death: Historian Explores Neglected Aspect of Civil War
Foundation for the National Archives
Pieces of History: Louisa May Alcott's Civil War Service
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