Apparently I've gone from "newbie" to "wayfarer." What does that mean? Where on the HistoryHub website does it explain these status levels? I've looked but been unable to find it.
I am looking for records on a specific WPA project completed in the town of Royalston, MA in 1939. The school is currently known as The Raymond School.
According to local history a school, now known as the Raymond School, was constructed by the WPA. I am looking for specific project details that would show who legally owned the building during construction and when it was turned over the the town.
Hello, I am attempting to locate any or all archived images from Ft. McClellan, Alabama One Unit Site Training (OUST) from the 795th Military Police Training Brigade, Bravo Company during the following date range of March 1991 - July 1991. I am not sure how to begin to navigate the National Archives website. Anyone have experience… Show more
Do you have certain times during the day in which legislative records are pulled for researchers?
Archivists at the Center for Legislative Archives can pull legislative records from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The research room is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and Federal Holidays. You will want to allow for time to review the appropriate finding aids before requesting records. We encourage researchers to contact us by email…
I found records in the Catalog that I'd like to look at. What should I do now? Is there anything else I need to know?
Contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone (202-357-5350) before you plan your research visit. This will allow our staff to expedite your visit and ensure the records you wish to consult are open and available for research. Our holdings are made available according to access policies set by the creator of the records. The…
I am researching how Congressional staffs have evolved and expanded during the 20th century. Are records and papers from staff members separate from the legislators?
The Center for Legislative Archives holds the official records of U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. The Center does not hold private and personal papers of senators and representatives or their staff. The staff files we do have at the Center are committee files. The Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 provided that a…
Are records from treaties that Congress has to approve at the Center for Legislative Archives or somewhere else?
Yes, records relating to the ratification of treaties with foreign countries are records received or created by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and are available for research through the Center for Legislative Archives. Treaty records are arranged by Congress and thereunder alphabetically by name of country or chronologically. …
Hello All, Just a comment on how fun the research is while transcribing. I am frequently googling and snooping around to see if I have a name spelled correctly, verifying if there was, indeed, a "Jelinson" (for example) who appears in a civil-war-era search, or if a term or abbreviation is really what I think it is. I have found a niche of… Show more
I was able to get into this page https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/mary-church-terrell-advocate-for-african-americans-and-women/speeches-and-writings/mss42… which I was locked out of last night. It is page one of an article in Dunbar News So, I copied the transcription and submitted it for review. Page two of the article still has the wrong… Show more
I transcribed a page, not realizing that I wasn't logged in. So, I logged in, and now it seems that I am locked out of transcribing that page. It says someone else is transcribing it, but I'm pretty sure it is not-logged-in ME. What should I do? Thank goodness, before I went to log in, I copied what I had done so far to my computer. If I ever… Show more
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Connected to my previous question, I also opened the second page of this document, and somehow pasted the text from the first page there. Then it somehow got submitted for review, so I can't fix it. I don't have a clue as to how to fix this. The text on this page needs to be erased and re-transcribed. … Show more