Prologue | Summer 2009
Vol. 41, no. 2
On June 19, 1934 the National Archives was born. 75 years later it has grown into the nation's recordkeeper. Learn about its colorful past here, from OSS spies to independence.
Hugh Finlay had some big shoes to fill after George III fired fired the nation's first postmaster, Benjamin Franklin.
The story of hostile aliens and deported resident radicals interned at San Francisco’s Angel Island during World War I.
Table of Contents
Prologue in Perspective: Becoming World Class
Adrienne C. Thomas
Our Story: How the National Archives Evolved over 75 Years of Change and Challenges
Archives through the Decades
By Benjamin Guterman
When the "Enemy" Landed at Angel Island
The First Nixon Library
Spotlight on NARA: The NHPRC: Extending the Archives’ Reach
Genealogy Notes: Lead the Way: Researching U.S. Army Indian Scouts
Trevor K. Plante
Authors on the Record: Marbury. Madison. Marshall. Mayhem. How to Make a Supreme Court
Foundation for the National Archives
Pieces of History: A Temple to History
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