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NARA Staff Publications 2008-2010

The following bibliography lists writings and publications authored by individuals while on staff at the National Archives and Records Administration.

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Abrams, Brett L. Capital Sporting Grounds: A History of Stadium and Ballpark Construction in Washington, D.C. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2009.

Abrams, Brett L. Hollywood Bohemians: Transgressive Sexuality and the Selling of the Movieland Dream. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008.

Baron, Jason R. "Discovery Overload." Law Technology News (January 2008).
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Baron, Jason R. "E-Discovery and the Problem of Asymmetric Knowledge: Symposium: Ethics and Professionalism in the Digital Age." Mercer Law Review 60, no.3 (2009).
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Baron, Jason R. "E-Discovery, Transparency, and Culture Change." New Images 20, no.6 (June-July 2009): 1, 4-5.

Baron, Jason R. "Extraordinary Tributes to NARA’s Archivists in Selected Nonfiction Works." Prologue 41, no.3 (Fall 2009): 26-34.
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Baron, Jason R. "Toward a New Jurisprudence of Information Retrieval: What Constitutes ‘Reasonable’ Search for Digital Evidence When Using Keywords." Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review 5 (October 2008).

Baron, Jason R. and Edward C. Wolfe. "A Nutshell on Negotiating Search Protocols." The Sedona Conference Journal 11 (Fall 2010): 229.

Baron, Jason R. and Marissa L.P. Caylor. "Searching for ESI in the EU: Some Rules of the Road for the European Union Data Controller." DESI III Global E-Discovery/E-Disclosure Workshop at ICAIL 2009, Barcelona, Spain, 2009.
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Baron, Jason R. and Ronni D. Solomon. "Bake Offs, Demos, and Kicking the Tires: A Practical Litigator’s Brief Guide to Evaluating Early Case Assessment Software and Search and Review Tools." The Sedona Institute: 3rd Annual Getting Ahead of the e-Discovery Curve (2009).
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Baron, Jason R., Bruce Hedin, Stephen Tomlinson, Douglas W. Oard. "Overview of the TREC 2009 Legal Track." The Eighteenth Text Retrieval Conference, TREC 2009 (2010).

Baron, Jason R., Douglas W. Oard, Bruce Hedin, David D. Lewis, and Stephen Tomlinson. "Evaluation of Information Retrieval for E-Discovery." Artificial Intelligence and Law Journal 18, no.4 (Special Issue on E-Discovery) (2010): 347-386.

Baron, Jason R., Douglas W. Oard, Bruce Hedin, and Stephen Tomlinson. "TREC 2008 Legal Track Overview." The Seventeenth Text Retrieval Conference, TREC 2008.
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Baron, Jason R., Feng C. Zhao and Douglas W. Oard. "Improving Search Effectiveness in the Legal E-Discovery Process Using Relevance Feedback." DESI III Global E-Discovery/E-Disclosure Workshop at ICAIL 2009, Barcelona, Spain (2009).
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Bellamy, Jay. "The South Appeals for Peace." Prologue 42, no.4 (Winter 2010): 42-45.

Bradsher, Greg. "Operation Blissful: How the Marines Lured the Japanese Away from a Key Target - And How 'the Brute' Got Some Help from JFK." Prologue 42, no.3 (Fall 2010): 6-16.
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Bustard, Bruce. "Discovering the Civil War: A New Exhibit from the National Archives." Prologue 42, no.1 (Spring 2010): 38-41.
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Carlson, Michael, Myron P. Gutmann, et al. "From Preserving the Past to Preserving the Future: The Data-PASS Project and the Challenges of Preserving Digital Social Science Data." Library Trends 57, no.3 (Winter 2009): 315-337.

Crawford, Rebecca. "The Forgotten Federal Census of 1885." Prologue 40, no.3 (Fall 2008): 54-59.
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Davis, Damani. "Exodus to Kansas: The 1880 Senate Investigation of the Beginnings of the African American Migration from the South." Prologue 40, no.2 (Summer 2008): 52-58.
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Davis, Damani. "Slavery and Emancipation in the National’s Capital: Using Federal Records to Explore the Lives of African American Ancestors." Prologue 42, no.1 (Spring 2010): 52-59.
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Deeben, John P. "Coastal Bastions and Frontier Forts: Records of the U.S. Military Posts, 1821-1920." Prologue 41, no.3 (Fall 2009): 50-57.

Deeben, John P. "Defending the Southeastern Frontier: Georgia Militia Service in the Old Indian Wars, 1793-1842." Georgia Genealogical Society Quarterly 45, no.1 (Spring 2009): 17-33.

Deeben, John P. "Documenting Death in the Civil War with Union War Department Records." NGS Magazine 36, no.1 (January-March 2010): 31-37.

Deeben, John P. "Documenting the Forgotten Dead: Confederate Death and Burial Records." NGS Magazine 36, no.3 (July-September 2010): 42-48.

Deeben, John P. "Enumerating Religion in the Federal Census: The 1926 Census of Religious Bodies." NGS Magazine 35, no.3 (July-September 2009): 48-53.

Deeben, John P. "Hispanic Texans in Blue and Gray: Civil War Service and Regimental Records at the National Archives." Stripes: Texas State Genealogical Society Quarterly 45, no.1 (March 2009): 22-31.

Deeben, John P. "Maritime Proofs of Citizenship: The Essential Evidence behind Seamen’s Protection Certificates, 1792-1975." National Genealogical Society Quarterly 96, no.2 (June 2008): 139-148.

Deeben, John P. "To Protect and to Serve: The Records of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 1861-1930." Prologue 40, no.1 (Spring 2008): 50-57.
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Deeben, John P. "War Department Records Document Death." The Victorian Times: Quarterly Publication of the Slifer House Museum 25, no.2 (Summer 2008): 5-6.

Deeben, John P. and Constance Potter. "Care for the Military Dead." In James C. Bradford, ed., A Companion to American Military History. Boston: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2009.

Gavin, Alison. "In the King’s Service: Hugh Finlay and the Postal System in Colonial America." Prologue 4, no.2 (Summer 2009): 6-9.
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Greenhut, Stephanie and Suzanne Isaacs. " The Archives Offers Teachers New Tools to Stir Student Interest in History." Prologue 42, no.3 (Fall 2010): 50-53.
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Heger, Kenneth. "Accusations of Corruption: The Department of Interior’s Charges and Protest Files and Candidates for Public Office in New Mexico, 1849-1907." The New Mexico Genealogist 48, no.4 (December 2009): 179-186.

Heger, Kenneth. "Administering the Territory of New Mexico: The Microfilmed Field Office Appointment Papers of the Department of the Interior, 1850-1907." New Mexico Genealogist 30, no.3 (August 2008): 115-116.

Heger, Kenneth. "Administering Veterans’ Pensions in the Nineteenth Century: Marylanders Working at the Pension Office Headquarters in Washington, D.C." The Maryland Genealogical Society Journal 49, no.3 (December 2008): 51-72.

Heger, Kenneth. "Crew and Passengers of the Humphrey’s 1842 Voyage." Der Kurier: Journal of the Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society 26, no.3 (September 2008): 140-146.

Heger, Kenneth. "The Crew of the Barque Edinburgh, April - June 1841." The Maine Genealogist 30, no.3 (August 2008): 115-116.

Heger, Kenneth. "The Crew of the Barque Pioneer." The Maryland Genealogical Society Journal 50, no.2 (August 2009): 307-309.

Heger, Kenneth. "The Crew of the Brig Ocean, April - June 1841." The Maryland Genealogical Society Journal 49, no.3 (December 2008): 73-75.

Heger, Kenneth. "Documentation on the Crew of the Merchant Ship Humphrey, 1841." Der Kurier: Journal of the Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society 26, no.2 (June 2008): 32.

Heger, Kenneth. "Georgia’s First Census Supervisors: Application Files for Census Supervisors in Georgia, 1880 & 1890." Georgia Genealogical Society Quarterly 44, no.3 (Fall 2008): 241-254.

Heger, Kenneth. "An Incubator for German-American Educators of the Deaf: The Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb, 1857-1917. Part I." Der Kurier: Journal of the Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society 26, no.4 (December 2008): 68-73

Heger, Kenneth. "An Incubator for German-American Educators of the Deaf: The Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb, 1857-1917. Part II." Der Kurier: Journal of the Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society 27, no.1 (March 2009): 6-10.

Heger, Kenneth. "Ohio’s Last Surveyor General: Application Files for the Post of Surveyor General of Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan, 1849-1851," Ohio Genealogical Society Quarterly 8, no.3 (September 2008): 145-150.

Heger, Kenneth. "Paying Maryland’s Veterans: Pension Agents in Baltimore, 1826-1877." The Maryland Genealogical Society Journal 49, no.2 (August 2008): 101-116

Heger, Kenneth. "Sailing Between New Orleans and Bremerhaven: The Voyage, Cargo and Crew of the Barque Nimrod, June - September 1841." The Maine Genealogist 30, no.4 (November 2008).

Heger, Kenneth. "Verifying Veterans’ Injuries: Pension Examining Surgeons in Maryland, 1862-1882." The Maryland Genealogical Society Journal 49, no.2 (August 2008): 83-100.

Hill, Walter B., Jr. "Researching Civil Rights History in the 21st Century." The Journal of African American History 93, no.1 (Winter 2008): 94-99.

Holzweiss, Robert. "Accessing Records at Modern Presidential Libraries." Passport 39, no.2 (2008): 41-42.

Hussey, Michael. "It is my Desire to be Free: Annie Davis’s Letter to Abraham Lincoln and Winslow Homer’s Painting 'A Visit from the Old Mistress.'" Social Education 74, no.3 (May/June 2010): 126-130.

Kurtz, Michael J. "The Allied Struggle over Cultural Restitution, 1942-1947." International Journal of Cultural Property 17, no.2 (May 2010): 177-194.

Langbart, David A. "No Little Historic Value: The Records of Department of State Posts in Revolutionary Russia." Prologue 40, no.1 (Spring 2008): 14-23.
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McCarthy, Laura and Dave Yates. "The Use of Cookies in Federal Agency Web Sites: Privacy and Recordkeeping Issues." Government Information Quarterly 27, no.3 (July 2010): 231-237.

McLoughlin, Tara E.C. "Ready Access: NARA’s Federal Records Centers Offer Agencies Storage, Easy Use for 80 Billion Pages of Documents." Prologue 40, no.1 (Spring 2008): 44-48.
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Middleton, Harry. "LBJ: Still Casting a Long Shadow." Prologue 40, no.2 (Summer 2008): 36-45.
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Nealand, Daniel. "Archival Vintages for the Grapes of Wrath." Prologue 40, no.4 (Winter 2008): 18-27.
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Nenninger, Timothy K. "The Development of American Armor, 1917-1940." The Armor & Cavalry Journal 3, no.2 (March-May 2010): 10-21.

Nenninger, Timothy K., ed. Summerall, Charles Pelot. The Way of Duty, Honor, Country: The Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2010.

Pfeiffer, David A. "Sage Prophet or Loose Cannon? Skilled Intelligence Officer in World War II Foresaw Japan’s Plans, but Annoyed Navy Brass." Prologue 40, no.2 (Summer 2008): 10-18.
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Plante, Trevor. "I have the honor to tender the RESIGNATION . . ." Prologue 42, no.1 (Spring 2010): 42-47.

Plante, Trevor. "Lead the Way: Researching U.S. Army Indian Scouts, 1866-1914." Prologue 41, no.2 (Summer 2009): 52-60.
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Plante, Trevor and LeeAnn Potter. "Letter from a Young Boy Following the Panay Incident." Social Education 72, no.8 (March 2008): 62-68.

Plante, Trevor and Tom Wheeler. "Lincoln’s Fleeting Hope for an Early End to the War." America’s Civil War 20, no.6 (January 2008): 34-39.

Potter, Constance. "U.S. Census Schedules for Americans Living Overseas, 1900-1930." Prologue 42, no.3 (Fall 2010): 54-61.
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Potter, Lee Ann. "Letters from George Washington and Samuel Cabble, and Speeches by Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy." Social Education 72, no.7 (November/December 2008): 339-344.

Potter, Lee Ann. "Polar Bears, Hot Coffee, Wireless Schools, and Much More: Teaching American Studies in Norway." Social Education 74, no.2 (March/April 2010): 82-88.

Potter, Lee Ann. "Teaching with Documents, and Documents, and More Documents: The National Archives Digital Partnerships." Social Education 73, no.3 (April 2009): 109-112.

Potter, Lee Ann and Stephanie Greenhut. "Introducing, a New Online Tool for Teaching with Documents." Social Education 74, no.4 (September 2010): 170-172.

Prechtel-Kluskens, Claire. "Anatomy of a Union Civil War Pension File." NGS Newsmagazine 34, no.3 (July-September 2008): 43-48.

Prechtel-Kluskens, Claire. "Dig Deeper into Less Well Known Revolutionary War Records." NGS Magazine 35, no.2 (April-June 2009): 38-42.

Prechtel-Kluskens, Claire. "Extension Service Annual Reports." NGS Magazine 35, no.1 (January-March 2009): 43-47.

Prechtel-Kluskens, Claire. "Follow the Money: Tracking Revolutionary War Army Pension Payments." Prologue 40, no.4 (Winter 2008): 47-55.
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Prechtel-Kluskens, Claire. "Irish Immigrants on the Vermont, June-July 1812." NGS Magazine 36, no.2 (April-June 2010): 42-46.

Prechtel-Kluskens, Claire. "Myron E. Foster, Postmaster: A Case Study in Using Original Records." NGS Magazine 36, no.1 (October-December 2009): 48-52.

Prechtel-Kluskens, Claire. "New Orleans Slave Manifests, 1807-60." NGS Magazine 34, no.4 (October-December 2008): 41-45.

Prechtel-Kluskens, Claire. "A Reasonable Degree of Promptitude: Civil War Pension Application Processing, 1861-1885." Prologue 42, no.1 (Spring 2010): 26-35.
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Prechtel-Kluskens, Claire. "U.S. Regular Army Registers of Enlistment and Enlistment Papers, 1798-1914." NGS Magazine 35, no.4 (October-December 2009): 40-44.

Ried, Kimberlee N. "NARA’s Up-to-Date in Kansas City." Prologue 41, no.1 (Spring 2009): 50-53.
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Ried, Kimberlee N. "New Life for WPA Art: Kansas City Archives Brings Murals Out of Storage." Prologue 42, no.3 (Fall 2010): 45-49.

Rives, Tim and Steve Spence. "68,937 and Counting: Searching Inmate Case Files from the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth, Kansas." Prologue 42, no.2 (Summer 2010): 54-61.

Sharp, Rebecca K. "How an Eagle Feels When His Wings are Clipped and Caged: Relocation Center Newspapers Describe Japanese American Internment in World War II." Prologue 41, no.4 (Winter 2009): 50-55.
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Sharp, Rebecca K. "They Traveled Abroad: Historic Passport Applications Reveal Information about U.S. Citizens." Voyage: The Official Journal of the Titanic International Society, Inc. 64 (Summer 2008): 201-207.

Sharp, Rebecca K. and Nancy Wing. "He laid upon the ground apparently dead. . . : Documenting Civil War Medicine." The Watermark: The Quarterly Publication of the Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences 33, no.2 (Spring 2010): 10-14.

Walch, Timothy. "The Ordeal of a Biographer: Herbert Hoover Writes About Woodrow Wilson." Prologue 40, no.3 (Fall 2008): 12-19.
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Weinstein, Allen. "Challenges: Those We Met, Those We Face." Prologue 40, no.4 (Winter 2008): 4-5.
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Weinstein, Allen. "The Constitution: A Treasure Worth the Wait in Line." Prologue 40, no.3 (Fall 2008): 4-5.
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Weinstein, Allen. "Finding Out Who You Are: First Stop, National Archives." Prologue 40, no.2 (Summer 2008): 4-5.
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Wheeler, Tom and Trevor K. Plante. "Lincoln's Fleeting Hope for an Early End to War." America's Civil War 20, no.6 (January 2008): 34-39.

White, Michael. "The Electoral College: A Message from the 'Dean.'" Prologue 40, no.3 (Fall 2008): 46-53.
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Worsham, James. "How the National Archives Evolved over 75 Years of Change and Challenges." Prologue 41, no.2 (Summer 2009): 10-25.
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Yockelson, Mitch. "Brothers-in-Arms: The 27th and 30th American Divisions on the Western Front with the British Army and the Breaking of the Hindenburg Line, 1918." Stand To: The Journal of the Western Front Association 82 (April/May 2008): 5-13.

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The staff of the Electronic and Special Media Records Services Division has put together a bibliography of their writings on electronic records.