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Hello, I would like to have students in my upper-level course college course on Women's History assist with document transcription. Are there protocols and/or examples of college-level curricular projects that I can use to guide my students?   Thank you.   Tracey M. Weis, Ph.D. Associate Professor of History Department of History Millersville… (Show more)
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Alien Files (A-Files) at NARA   Passenger Arrival List Research Tips   National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair, October 23, 2019   Suggestions and Advice for Family History Researchers   Immigration and Naturalization Records: Where are they?   NUMIDENT Death Records at the National Archives   How do I search Immigration records?   Where…
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There were a number of farms built and sold by the government in the 30s and early 40s. Where would I find a record of these?
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In the last few years, the National Archives has been partnering with online services like Ancestry.com and Fold3.com to digitize microfilm and microfiche series of records. The intent was that after a span of time on these sites, these materials eventually will be made available on our Catalog. One of these series is the World War II Submarine… (Show more)
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Hello Citizen Archivists and National Archives/NARA staffers,   I am currently a third-year undergraduate student with an English major, History minor, and an Undergraduate Certificate in Museum Studies. As of late, my interests have taken a hard dive into archival work. However, the path to a career in archives does not seem so clear cut, though… (Show more)
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I recently came across a Springfield model 1884 carbine with saddle ring and Serial number 411504. I was having some trouble finding year of manufacture and possibly a little history behind it. It looks to have been tacked and leathered by what I think would have been Cheyenne Indians judging by layout, but not positive. Any help would  be greatly… (Show more)
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I've been trying to find my grandfather (Earl Harnly) in the 1940 Census by searching with different variations of his last name (Harnly, Harnley, Hamly, etc.) but to no avail. I finally decided to do it the hard way and manually go thru each sheet of the 1940 Census in the location in Lincoln, Nebraska where he, most likely, would have been… (Show more)
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Looking for my great-great grandparents in 1920 census in Baltimore, MD or Virginia (maybe Lynchburg). If someone could help me find marriage between William Davis and Rosalie (sp?) in the 1920 census in Virginia or Maryland. in 1920, they would have had a daughter by the name of Beatrice who was 3-5 years old. They were Black if that helps. In… (Show more)
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