Prologue Magazine

Prologue | Winter 2017–18

Vol. 49, no. 4

Spring 1969 cover of Prologue magazine

Prologue’s Story—So Far

The magazine celebrates 49 years of discovering history as it comes to the end of print production.

U.S. Capitol under construction

The Revolutionary Summer of 1862

During the summer of 1862, the U.S. Congress passed sweeping legislation affecting slavery, civil rights, and westward expansion.

World War I motion picture camera man

The Reel Story of the Great War

Take a look at the rich motion picture holdings in the National Archives.





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