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Vina Hutchinson
3517 Terrace Dr. Apt. B
Suitland, MD 20746
Telephone: (703) 568-9836
Fax:
E-mail: vinahutchinson@gmail.com
Research Specialty: General research; genealogy and family history; house/building/post use propertry history; research for movie, television, and streaming productions
About:

John Cloud
Cloud Research
1915 Kalorama Rd NW 603
Washington, DC 20009
Telephone: 202-277-4931
Fax:
E-mail: john.cloud666@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Records and especially cartography for all federal scientific agencies, and especially for records of the Coast & Geodetic Survey (RG 23) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (RG 310); records concerning American Indians (RG 29, 75, 77, 287); Railroad records (RG 21, 134); Navy Deck Logs, maps, and related records of the Hydrographic Office (RG 37); and records related to historic and current environmental science.
About: PhD. in Geography, UC Santa Barbara, with dissertation on the declassified CORONA reconnaissance satellite program; NOAA historian for 12 years; Contributor to the History of Cartography Project, Vol. 5 (19th C.) and Vol. 6 (20th C.); currently Research Associate, Arctic Studies Center, Anthropology Dept., Smithsonian Institution. Available for research in other archives, especially the Library of Congress and the collections and archives of the Smithsonian Institution.

Ryan M. Curtis
Archive Research & Consulting Group, LLC
133 Main Street, Suite 203
Epping, NH 03042
Telephone: (603) 433-9000
Fax:
E-mail: rcurtis@ArchiveResearch.org
Research Specialty: Asbestos Litigation - Navy & Maritime Records
About: More than 15 years of research experience with an understanding of the ways asbestos was used on Navy/Maritime ships. We have researchers at the Archives every day to meet your needs.

John Schuttler
2306 45th Ave
Greeley, CO 80634-3241
Telephone: (970) 405-9867
E-mail: schuttlerj@hotmail.com
Research Specialty: Land, Environmental Issues, Corporate History, Native American, Legal Research

Rosanna Martinez
P.O. Box 320522
Alexandria, VA 22320
Telephone: (703) 509-5418
Fax:
E-mail: rosannamartinez@yahoo.com
Research Specialty: General research. All historical and archival records. All subjects. Research in Spanish, Russian and English.
About:

Mr. Fabien Lecler
La Taveliere - 13 Route de Husson
50640 Le Teilleul,
Telephone: +33 233 909 542
Fax:
E-mail: Contact@NikolaTesla.fr
Research Specialty: Life and works of Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), Collection of period documents related to Nikola Tesla (currently over 18,000) and Replication of Nikola Tesla’s inventions
About:

Marj Atkinson, MLS Research Librarian
Ask Marj LLC
1909 Timbercreek Dr.
Garland, TX 75042
Telephone: (601) 627-5275 / (214) 929-3664
Fax:
E-mail: info@askmarj.com
Research Specialty: Any records through National Archives, US Presidents, civil rights, JFK/LBJ era, immigration/emigration, naturalization, jfk.org
About:

Sarah Stringer-Bowsher
ASM Affiliates, Inc.
2034 Corte Del Nogal
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Telephone: (760) 804-0611
Fax: (760) 804-5755
E-mail: sstringer@asmaffiliates.com
Research Specialty: Census Records; Labor & Business History/ Transportation/Regulatory Agency Records; RG 115 & 181; Military Records; Navy Records; Cold War; and Science, Technology, Natural Resources, & Environmental Research.

John Taylor
Taylor Research Group LLC - A Litigation and Environmental Research Firm
3333 Connecticut Ave NW Ste 3
Washington, DC 20008
Telephone: (703) 822-4658
Fax:
E-mail: johntaylor@taylorresearchgroup.com
Research Specialty: Environmental and Legal Research; Asbestos; Captured German Records; Cold War; Congressional Records; Court Records; Diplomatic Records; Immigration, Emigration & Naturalization; Labor & Business History; Military Records; Native American Relations Records; Navy Records; President Nixon Records; Science, Technology, Natural Resources and the Environment Records; Audio/Sound Recordings; Cartographic/Architectural/Ships Plans Records; Film & Video Recordings; Photographs and Pictures
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Susan Strange
Strange Research
PO Box 7165
McLean, VA 22106-7165
Telephone: (202) 320-2672
E-mail: strangeresearch@mac.com
Research Specialty: Motion pictures, still photographs and textual records - all subjects.
About: Full time on site research.

Mary C. Cook
4705 Keirnan Rd
College Park, MD 20740
Telephone: 202-213-5579
E-mail: marycookcp@gmail.com
Research Specialty: General research, all topics, text, photographs, microfilm, manuscripts. Middle East, natural resources, environment, Arabic and French.

Steve Greene
4623 Quimby Ave
Beltsville, MD 20705
Telephone: (301) 842-8923
E-mail: sgreene820@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Stills, recorded sound, moving images. The Modern Presidency
About: Retired NARA archivist

Asher Groeschler
904 Lamberton Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Telephone: (305) 746-1586
Fax:
E-mail: ashergroeschler@gmail.com
Research Specialty: US History, science, and technology. Any general records in textual, cartographic, photographs and newspapers.
About: I also do research at any facility located in Washington D.C. such as the Library of Congress.

Hope Longe
2710 S. Veitch St., Apt. 307
Arlington, VA 22206
Telephone: (984) 292-5099
Fax:
E-mail: longehm@gmail.com
Research Specialty: History; archival material, legal documents, all topics.
About:

Dr. John Arnold
NICOM, Inc
1316 Queen St Ste 2000
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: (703) 684-4636
Fax: (703) 684-7335
E-mail: seek@nicom.com
Research Specialty: Experienced specialists in all areas of military and civil records; archival research.
About: NICOM, Inc., The National Information Co., has over 25 years experience in all areas of military and civilian archival research. Our website clearly outlines our services and rates. Our experienced researchers have helped veterans, individuals, authors, agencies, consulting firms, non-profits, large and small law firms, small businesses and Fortune 500 companies in the following research categories: military records, including Army, Marines, Navy, and Air Force, Deck Logs, Intelligence, Captured German Records, Cold War, Coast Guard, Lighthouse and Customs Records, Diplomatic Records, Court Records, Genealogy, Census, Immigration, Emigration and Naturalization Records in all media formats.

Scott Miltenberger, Ph.D.
JRP Historical Consulting, LLC
2850 Spafford St
Davis, CA 95618
Telephone: (530) 757-2521
Fax: (530) 757-2566
E-mail: smiltenberger@jrphistorical.com
Research Specialty: Records regarding federal reserved water rights, Western water rights/stream adjudications under the McCarran Act, navigability/susceptibility to navigation, levee operations/flood control, public roads/RS2477, and CERCLA/Superfund
About: JRP has more than 30 years of research experience in federal military and civilian records.

Margaret Johnson
MMJ Research
3200 Garfield St NW
Washington, DC 20008-3513
Telephone: (202) 669-7479
E-mail: mmj@erols.com
Research Specialty: Still picture research including photographs, cartographic records, microfilm, manuscripts, civilian and military textual records, and Presidential records.
About: 25+ years experience.

Poppy Di Candeloro; Meghan Dohogne
D2 Research
607 W 86th St.
Kansas City, MO 64114
Telephone: (715) 559-1055
Fax:
E-mail: d2researchkc@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Art history, history of architecture, environmental history, military history, history of religion, history of music.
About: Experienced, on-site, and affordable research team dual-based in Kansas City, MO and Malibu, CA. While we have research specialty areas we also scan any records available through the National Archives and Records Administration.

Minda Novek
Meaning in Forms
20 Townsend Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Telephone: (718) 781-4190
Fax:
E-mail: mindanovek@gmail.com; minda@meaninginforms.com
Research Specialty: American history, world history, people, cultural events, scientific discovery, environment; audio and sound, film and video, photographs and graphic works
About:

Vicki Killian
Vicki Killian, Nicklason Research Associates
5 Cleveland Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912-4123
Telephone: (301) 588-0456
Fax:
E-mail: vkillian@nicklason.com
Research Specialty: Native American history, Natural Resources use (Land, Water, Agriculture, Mining, Forestry), Military (Army, Navy, USAF, Marine Corps, National Guard, Coast Guard), Environmental clean-up (Superfund, FUDS, MNRP, PRP), Japanese Internment, New Deal (CCC, CWA, FERA, NYA, PWA, WPA), Courts (Supreme Court, Court of Claims), Congressional, Labor, Business, Lighthouse, Transportation, and State Department records. Textual, Maps, Photographs, Aerial Photos, Newspapers.
About: 35 years research experience. Also does research at the Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institution, US Holocaust Memorial Museum, and other repositories.

Mike Constandy
Westmoreland Research
PO Box 320488
Alexandria, VA 22320-9804
Telephone: (202) 421-5151
Fax: (703) 317-1709
E-mail: mjc@westmorelandresearch.org; mconstandy@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Naval and maritime research for law firms in defense of toxic tort claims, asbestos, admiralty, ships logs and plans, and sea lane and terrestrial UXO. Environmental investigation and remediation. Legal, Congressional, diplomatics, and commercial research. US Army, Navy, Coast Guard, OSS, allied and captured German records to include textual, still imagery, cartographic, and aerial research.
About: More than 30 years experience at NARA. Extensive field research on behalf of the US and foreign governments and an admitted professional researcher at more than 30 institutions worldwide.

Joseph P. Harris
Absolutely Archives
PO Box 922
Greenbelt, MD 20768-0922
Telephone: (703) 967-3070
Fax: (301) 474-8290
E-mail: info@absolutelyarchives.com
Research Specialty: Motion Pictures, Still Pictures, Sound Recordings, Video Recordings, Textual, Cartographic
About: Full-time, onsite researcher; former NARA staff; 25+ years of experience.

Mike Constandy
Deck Logs
PO Box 320488
Alexandria, VA 22320-980
Telephone: (202) 421-5151
Fax: (703) 768-6609
E-mail: mjc@westmorelandresearch.org; mconstandy@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Naval and maritime research for law firms in defense of toxic tort claims, asbestos, admiralty, ships logs and plans, and sea lane and terrestrial UXO. Environmental investigation and remediation. Legal, Congressional, diplomatics, and commercial research. US Army, Navy, Coast Guard, OSS, allied and captured German records to include textual, still imagery, cartographic, and aerial research.
About: More than 30 years experience at NARA. Extensive field research on behalf of the US and foreign governments and an admitted professional researcher at more than 30 institutions worldwide.

Matthew J. Goguen, Environmental Historian
Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.
10211 Wincopin Circle, 4th Floor
Columbia, MD 21044
Telephone: (410) 910-7669
Fax:
E-mail: mgoguen@geosyntec.com
Research Specialty: Environmental Litigation; Superfund; Toxic Tort; Remediation; Potentially-Responsible-Party; Wartime Manufacturing; Railroad; Asbestos; TCE; PCBs; PFAS/PFOA
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Harry H. Kelso, Esq.
Base Closure Partners
12809 Pennmardel Lane
Henrico, VA 23233
Telephone: (804) 337-3929
Fax: (703) 995-0707
E-mail: harrykelso@baseclosures.com
Research Specialty: U.S. military bases, industrial facilities & civilian govt. agencies since Civil War: land use, cleanup, energy, utilities, public health and safety
About: Historic military research, legal counsel, and expert witness services for over 30 years regarding active or closed, Federal and State military and national security-operated installations (airports, shipyards, industrial plants, industrial buildings and plants, MWR, Major Defense Contractors), as well as civilian federal, state, and local government facilities, dating to World War I and II.

Derek Lawrence
TechLaw Consultants, Inc.
1726 Cole Boulevard, Building 22, Suite 115
Lakewood, CO 80401
Telephone: (303) 586-4912; (720) 207-3135
Fax:
E-mail: Derek.Lawrence@techlawinc.com
Research Specialty: General Research, Military Records, Federal Agency Records, Aerial Photos, Still Photographs
About:

Gary Zizka
3730 Jocelyn St NW
Washington, DC 20015
Telephone: 202-9999-9230
Fax:
E-mail: gmzizka@gmail.com
Research Specialty: All Federal records held in Washington DC, including immigration, census, military, land grants, federal courts, Native American records, federal agency records
About:

Tyler Loveless
2517 K. St. NW
Washington, DC 20037
Telephone: (202) 441-9222
Fax:
E-mail: edit@tylerloveless.com
Research Specialty: All topics and materials, including social, cultural, Congressional, court, labor, land, environmental, medical, military, regulatory, maritime, war, intelligence, prison, city, state, federal, financial, genealogical, and historical records.
About: Also Office of the Federal Register, Library of Congress, and U.S. Government Printing Office

Meghan Jaben
D2 Research CA
29239 Heathercliff Road, Unit 1
Malibu, CA 90265
Telephone: (573) 576-9153
Fax:
E-mail: d2researchkc@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Art history, history of architecture, environmental history, military history, history of religion, history of music.
About: Experienced, on-site, and affordable research team dual-based in Kansas City, MO and Malibu, CA. While we have research specialty areas we also scan any records available through the National Archives and Records Administration.

Judith Snyderman
Judith Shyderman

Washington, DC
Telephone: (301) 693-3490
Fax:
E-mail: js@judithsnyderman.com
Research Specialty: 20th century American history, WWII, cold war, civil rights, military, healthcare, broadcasting, technology, government, note extra depth in RG306. Also Library of Congress
About:

Jeremy Bigwood
Archival Research
3200 16th Street NW #806
Washington, DC 20010-3348
Telephone: (202) 361-5000
Fax:
E-mail: JeremyBigwood@pm.me
Research Specialty: All records, but especially those dealing with US foreign policy. Happy to participate in large research projects. I especially enjoy those projects involving the copying of large State Department and Military volumes from the 1800s, but can also work with very recent records. I have over 20 years doing research at NARA, and over 30 years using FOIA and MDR to obtain information.
About: Polyglot (English, Spanish, Russian, Ukrainian, some French and German) with a background in historical research, journalism, photojournalism and science. Google for publications.

Alex Sanders
Verde Consulting
PO Box 100063
Arlington, VA 22210
Telephone: (703) 772-7032
Fax:
E-mail: basanders3@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Native American history; Natural Resources use; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects and policy; Environmental cleanup litigation; U.S. State Department; legislative records
About:

Henry Buckley
Henry Randolph Buckley
235 Lincoln Street
Hingham, MA 02043
Telephone: (339) 236-1443
Fax:
E-mail: HenryRBuckley@gmail.com
Research Specialty:
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Kevin Morrow
Ab Initio Archives Research, LLC
1201 N. Kensington Street, Apt. 4
Arlington, VA 22205
Telephone: (703) 439-8789
Fax:
E-mail: morrow.kevin@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Specializing in textual military and federal contractor records related to environmental remediation cases involving hazardous chemicals, asbestos, etc.; academic research concentrating on all branches of the military (World War I through Vietnam); diplomacy and intelligence (OSS, State Department, Army and Navy Intelligence); Native American claims; captured German records; veterans’ concerns (medals, action reports, deck logs, muster rolls); photos (all military and civilian); aerial photos; maps (all military and civilian).
About: Independent historian/researcher. Former National Archives employee. Conversant in German and French; some Arabic, Italian, Spanish

David Williams
DCW & Associates
16691 Gothard Street, Suite D
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Telephone: (800) 899-0442
Fax: (714) 274-9103
E-mail: info@dcwpi.com
Research Specialty: Cover all types of research and retrieval: civil, criminal, bankruptcy, historical, military, etc.
About: We are a national research firm comprised of former federal investigators.

Paul D. Watson
Watson Research Services
PO Box 004
Glen Dale, MD 20769
Telephone: (301) 966-7780
E-mail: watsonresearchservices@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Photographs, film, textual, and special media; military, civilian, and diplomatic agency records; labor, business, and regulatory history. Particular experience with records of the U.S. Information Agency, Adjutant General’s Office, Panama Canal, Civilian Conservation Corps, and Universal Newsreel; African-American history.
About: Expertise in conducting research at government and private archives in the Washington, DC area; former NARA employee; former Naval History Heritage Command (NHHC) staff; MLS-Archives Specialization; Certificate in Federal Records Management.

Cody J. Fisler
Udrea Research
1815 North Boomer Road, Apt. A23
Stillwater, OK 74075-3449
Telephone: (918) 409-0374
Fax: (918) 856-9003
E-mail: udrearesearch@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Any records available through the National Archives and Records Administration
About:

David Pfeiffer
David Pfeiffer Research Service
5028 Kenerson Dr
Fairfax, VA 22032
Telephone: 703-864-4685
E-mail: david.pfeiffer.research@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Transportation records, including aircraft, highway, railroad, and maritime records. Also diplomatic and other civil agency records.
About: Former NARA reference archivist specializing in civil agency records.

Miriam Porter
Cursive Transcription Service
1316 Queen Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: (615) 818-4142
Fax:
E-mail: cursivetranscription@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Professional transcription service of historical and archival cursive documents.
About:

John V. Chamberlin
Chamberlin & Chamberlin, LLC
PO Box 105
Bozman, MD 21612
Telephone: (443) 480-1559
E-mail: tenaceus1@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Court Records, Congressional records, WWII, Historical, Treasury, Commerce, Trade (Records, Archival research, textual analysis)

Mark Leutbecker
Associates at Nicklason Research
2217 N Harrison St
Arlington, VA 22205
Telephone: (703) 536-5180; (703) 946-7146
Fax: (703)536-5180
E-mail: mleutbecker@nicklason.com
Research Specialty: African-American History; Congressional Records; Court Records (Supreme Court, Court of Claims); Coast Guard/Lighthouse/Custom Records; Labor & Business History/Transportation/Regulatory Agencies; Military-Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, National Guard, Veterans (Civil, WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam); Native American History; Science, Technology, Natural Resources and Environmental clean-up (CERCLA, FUDS, PRP, MMRP); State Department. Land Use, Water Rights, Mining, Forests. Textual, Cartographic, Photographs, Newspapers.
About: 40 years experience researching. Also does research at the Library of Congress, Smithsonian, and other repositories.

Freya Christensen
605 S Spring St
Falls Church, VA 22046
E-mail: mintoaloo@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Science: ecology, biology, environmental justice issues, conservation; mythology, forestry, agriculture, literature, minority history, weird history, feminist history, educational history; psychology and mental health

Oscar Gregory
22505 Gateway Ctr Dr #1021
Clarksburg, MD 20871
Telephone:
Fax:
E-mail: ogregory55@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Fifteen years experience in research and digitizing archival records: Still photography (civilian and military, slides and lanters), Microfilm and film, Cartographic/Architectural (aerial film, miltary ordnance, ship plans, ICC Railroad maps, historic maps, MNCPPC surveys), Textual reference (Depts of State, Treasury, USPS, Interior, Commerce, Labor, FBI, FAA, FHA, BLM, CCC, DC Records, Military incl RG19, RG24, RG120, RG38, RG338, RG342, RG407, FOIA.
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Nina Ivanichvili, Certified Translator, Apostille Agent, Genealogist
All Language Alliance
9249 S. Broadway #200-135
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Telephone: (303) 470-9555
Fax:
E-mail: translate@languagealliance.com
Research Specialty: Traditional & Forensic Genealogy for immigration, emigration, dual citizenship, litigation, probate, to locate unknown beneficiaries and heirs to estates, guardianships, trusts. Apostile services. Official certified translations from and into any foreign language and English.
About: Certified translation services available from and into English; Chinese; Amharic; Portuguese; Russian; French; Romanian; Hungarian; Croatian; Japanese; Korean; Hebrew; German; Arabic; French; Italian; Persian; Czech; Sinhala; Norwegian; Swedish; and other foreign languages. For a complete language list please visit:

https://www.languagealliance.com/languages/

Betsy Mendelsohn
6827 4th St NW Apt 309
Washington, DC 20012-1936
Telephone: (202) 744-2160
Fax: (202) 744-2160
E-mail: b_mendelsohn@hotmail.com

Bonnie G. Rowan
Bonnie G. Rowan Film Research
1849 California Street NW
Washington, DC 20009-1808
Telephone: (202) 265-1081; (202) 580-9933
E-mail: browan@his.com
Research Specialty: Motion pictures, video, recorded sound, still pictures, textual records; 20th century world history, World War II, black history, POWs, sports, humor, air and space, children, arts, presidents, technology, and family history.
About: Full-time, on-site research. Thirty years research experience. Credits on over 500 documentaries, exhibits, publications.

Jen Douglas
Jen Douglas, Ph.D.
16 Cranston Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Telephone:
Fax:
E-mail: douglasjen@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Any records available through the National Archives and Records Administration
About:

Katie Rasdorf
4393 Kevin Walker Dr 228
Montclair, VA 22025
Telephone: (202) 498-4447
Fax: (703) 656-4851
E-mail: krasdorf@yahoo.com
Research Specialty: Modern military records; Genealogy; WWII; Korea; Vietnam; Cold War, Prisoners of War (POW); Missing in Action (MIA); Aerial imagery, cartography, still photos

Dr. Jason Gart, Vice President
History Associates Incorporated
300 N Stonestreet Ave
Rockville, MD 20850-1655
Telephone: (301) 279-9697
Fax: (301) 279-9224
E-mail: jgart@historyassociates.com
Research Specialty: African American history; Asbestos; Census; Congressional records; Court records; Coast Guard/Lighthouse/Custom records; Diplomatic records; Intelligence records; Labor and Business History; Legislative histories; Litigation-related researcher; Transportation records; Military records; Native American relations records
About: Litigation-related research into a wide range of textual and non-textual records. Environmental site history, legislative histories, and Holocaust related records research are only a few of the areas where we have focused.

Orrin Konheim
2771 N Quincy St
Arlington, VA 22207
Telephone:
Fax:
E-mail: okonh0wp@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Microfilm, moving images and textual with particularly robust experience in state, World War I, World War II, Department of the Interior, and Central America.
About: I provide a full-tiered service as well as budget jobs to work with students or authors without grants. I also do work at both archive branches, the Library of Congress and the GWU special collections. I also have over a dozen years of professional journalistic experience with which I bring in terms of investigative skills.

Warren Hower
American Historical Research
1927 Hillside Dr
Falls Church, VA 22043
Telephone: (703) 517-3977
E-mail: warren.hower@howerresearch.com
Research Specialty: Includes: 1) Environmental cleanup litigation (included but not limited to - identifying "potentially responsible parties-PRP’s", and 3rd party liabilities, historical operations and processes; 2) Academic Historical Research, specializing in US diplomatic relations 1800-1900’s, WWII military history; 3) Corporate Histories specializing in contract research, product development histories, change in ownership, etc.; 4) Cartographic Research.
About: Former military/government contractor and experienced researcher. In addition, I have access to wide pool of researchers and historians who specialize in a variety of topics. If you need specific topic researched and you don’t see it listed, please ask.

Elizabeth K. Gray
Elizabeth Katheryn Gray

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Telephone: (301) 767-2167
Fax:
E-mail: cavepearl@hotmail.com
Research Specialty: Civilian Textual Records (ALL), Cartographic (ALL), Railroads & ICC (RG 134), Ship Plans (RG 19, 26, 71), State Department including Central Decimal & Subject Numeric File (RG 59), State Dept. Geneology, Alien Enemy Files (Internment Records), DOJ and FBI (RG 60 & 65), Provost Marshall (RG 389), Lighthouses (RG 26), Aerial Records (RG 114, 145, 373), General Land Office Records RG 49, 77, 75, &92, Foreign Claims Commission (RG 299).
About:

Sim Smiley
Archival Historical Research

Washington, DC 20016
Telephone: (202) 812-8466
Fax:
E-mail: sim.smiley@gmail.com
Research Specialty: World War II Intelligence and Diplomatic Records: the Office of Strategic Services (RG 226), the Department of State (RG 59 and 84), USIA (RG 306), The Office of War Information (RG 208) Military Records in general. Textual, Photographs and Maps.
About: I have over 30 years’ experience as a former NARA volunteer (compiled some of the OSS finding aids) and researcher for OSS agents and clients worldwide. A diplomatic simultaneous interpreter by training, I can read, speak and write in French, Italian and can easily read Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish and Norwegian.

Lilyan Rock
1993 N. Chouteau St.
Orange, CA 92865
Telephone: (657) 549-0024
Fax:
E-mail: lilyandrock@gmail.com
Research Specialty: California history, Cold War, 20th century American politics, water rights history
About:

Shannon Bridget Murphy

Herndon, VA 20171
Telephone: (703) 864-3099
Fax:
E-mail: shannoninpapertrails@yahoo.com
Research Specialty: Captured German Records; Art Provenance: Cold War; Congressional Records; State Department Records; General Government Records, Family History; Immigration and Naturalization; Military Records - Military record searches, including lineage applications; Natural Resources and Environmental Records; Motion Pictures and Audio-Silent films; Photo Stills and Video Recordings; Photographs and Pictures
About: Acknowledged for research in ’From Arromanches to the Elbe’, by Charles More, published by Pen and Sword Publishing for research.

Michael G. Bracey
Michael Bracey Archival Research
2708 Middle Neck Rd
Odenton, MD 21113
Telephone: (301) 219-1918
Fax:
E-mail: micher9@comcast.net
Research Specialty: I research US Navy Deck Logs, Muster Rolls, and War Diaries. I work with US Army and Marine Corps Operational Records, Chronologies, Daily Staff Journals, After Action Reports for WW1, WW2, Korea, Vietnam and Persian Gulf War.
About: I am a professional Archival Research Specialist with over 25 years experience researching all Military/Civilian federal records at National Archives, College Park, MD. I am a Vietnam Veteran (1967-68). I’ve assisted veterans in searching for evidence of PTSD and Agent Orange for claims with the US Department of Veterans Affairs. I have also performed asbestos litigation research at the National Archives for various National Law Firms. In 1978, I graduated from American University and Antioch School of Law, Washington, DC in 1981. I’ve worked as a Staff Legal Advisor for the Board of Veterans Affairs, Department of Veterans Affairs, where I drafted decisions for Service Connected Disabilities and Pensions. I was an Assistant Counsel for the US Senate Committee for Veterans Affairs and a former Special Assistant for the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. I also served as an Assistant District Attorney, Richmond County, NY.

Janet A. McDonnell
Dr. Janet A. McDonnell
6559 Grange Lane #302
Alexandria, VA 22315
Telephone: (703) 313-6764
Fax:
E-mail: mcdonnell21@aol.com
Research Specialty: Department of Interior records; Bureau of Indian Affairs records; National Park Service records
About:

Shaun S. Udrea
Udrea Research
1815 North Boomer Road, Apt. A23
Stillwater, OK 74075-3449
Telephone: (918) 409-0374
Fax: (918) 856-9003
E-mail: udrearesearch@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Any records available through the National Archives and Records Administration
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and you. It also is up to you to determine whether or not the researcher's experience
and qualifications meet your needs. Comments or complaints received by NARA regarding
any individual independent researcher on the listing will be forwarded to that researcher
for resolution.

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