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  • What is History Hub?

    A support community managed by the National Archives for researchers, citizen historians, archival professionals, and open government advocates  What is History Hub? History Hub is a crowdsourcing platform spon...
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  • How to: Help Answer a Question

    History Hub users have an amazing wealth of information and experience. If you happen upon a question and have knowledge to share, it's easy to help answer a question.   Make sure you're signed in to History Hub...
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  • Featured Content in Genealogy

    2021 Genealogy Series Schedule   Voluntary Departures to Obtain Lawful Admission   Locating Visa Files at NARA   Alien Files (A-Files) at NARA   Passenger Arrival List Research Tips   Res...
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  • Featured Content in Army and Air Force Records

    WWII Military Unit Records at the National Archives   Selective Service System Classification & Registration Records for 1940 – 1975   U.S. Army Shoulder Insignia, 1945   Pre-World War I US...
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  • Helpful Links for crowd.loc.gov

    Welcome to CROWD! This is a space is for sharing and learning about By the People, a Library of Congress project that invites you to transcribe the Library’s collections. Join us as a virtual volunteer at crowd...
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  • About this space

    Welcome to CROWD in History Hub, a space for sharing and learning about By the People. By the People is a Library of Congress project that invites you to transcribe, review, and tag digitized pages from the Library...
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  • Featured Content in Researchers Help

    Visual Cues and Clues: Picking the Right Record Group for Still Pictures   Entry #4: How to Start Your Research   Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Civil Rights Blog #2: Matters Concerning Elder Rights within ...
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  • How do I "Follow" something on History Hub?

    Many things on History Hub can be "Followed":  Communities, Questions and other content, and People   "Following" allows you to receive updates and notifications when something new has happened: A new Ques...
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  • Featured Content in Census Records

    20 Tips for Census Research Success   Countdown to the 1950 Census   Researching Census Records at the National Archives   1950 Census:  The Official Census Day – April 1, 1950   195...
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  • Featured Content in Court Records

    Researching Court Records at the National Archives   Case File Indexes Created by the Federal Courts: Introduction (Part 1 of 3)   Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Civil Rights Blog #1: LGBTQIA+ Equal Protect...
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  • Featured Content for Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Records

    Update on Availability of Vietnam Era (1956-1978) US Navy Deck Logs   World War II Submarine War Patrol Reports   Researching Navy and Marine Corps Records at the National Archives   Researching Coas...
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  • Featured Content in Military Records Space

    National Archives Videos relating to Military Records   Update on Availability of Vietnam Era (1956-1978) US Navy Deck Logs   World War II Submarine War Patrol Reports   WWII Military Unit Records at...
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  • Court Martial Records

    If Army veterans or researchers need information about requesting copies of court-martial records, they can contact the US Army Legal Services Agency based at Ft. Belvoir, VA.  This office handles FOIA requests f...
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  • The Flying Tigers: A List of Archival Resources

    Are you researching the Flying Tigers (the American Volunteer Group) of World War II? If so, this list may be of help in locating archival repositories with relevant records.
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  • Veterans Administration Master Index - Key to Codes and Prefixes

    This key provides definition and elaboration to the codes used on VA Index cards from Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917 - 9/16/1940 in the Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs (Record Group 15). ...
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  • Navy All Hands Magazine Article About History of Service Serial Numbers

    This short article appeared in the January 1955 issue of the Navy's Bureau of Naval Personnel publication All Hands.  It provides an interesting explanation about military members' service number, from a naval pe...
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  • Information About Veterans Preference & Wartime Service

    The following information is an excerpt from NARA's National Personnel Records Center(NPRC) website that explains eligibility for Veterans Preference:   War Service Creditable for Veterans Preference In the abs...
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  • What is a Cold War Certificate and how to obtain it?

    Under the 1998 National Defense Authorization Act, the Secretary of Defense approved awarding Cold War Recognition Certificates to all members of the armed forces and qualified federal government civilian personnel wh...
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  • Records For Veterans-Gathering Evidence for Claims & Benefits

    The link here :Records for Veterans: Gathering Evidence for Claims and Benefits (2016 Dec. 8) - YouTube The link here: This is a video presentation that was created by Deborah Powe, Michelle Brown & Susan Gillett....
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  • An explanation of what a DD-256 is along with an image of it

    A Form DD 256 is a certificate of honorable discharge utilized by the U.S. Department of Defense and the different branches of military service. An honorable discharge occurs when a service person successfully complet...
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