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Can you be more specific as to the information that you are seeking.
I see that you already have some per the family tree on family search.
He worked as a correspondent for New York Times in Mexico City around 1944. He met my birth mother, Celia Almazan there. I just need to know if there is any information about him in the Archives.
I don't have a subscription to Ancestry but I can still see some things and I found that there is a lot of information about Mr. Dignowity on the site. Sometimes his name is spelled EARNEST. There is a photo of him also. Ancestry.com is a pay site, they do offer a free trial if you have never had a subscription.
Also, you could try the New York times they have an Archives website with an option to chat with them. Archives – Help (nytimes.com)
Dear Ms. Childers,
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the series Central Decimal Files, 1910-1963 from the General Records of the Department of State (Record Group 59). If your father and/or mother contacted the Department of State, then there may be some information about them in this series. The Name Index, 1910-1973 to the series serves as a finding aid for communications from or about private persons or organizations. These records have not been digitized. For information about and access to these records, please contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) at email@example.com.
We also located the series Records Relating to Mexico, 1944-1975, the series Country and Subject Files, 1940-1980, and the series Country Files, 1944-1947 in Record Group 59, as well as the series General Records, 1937-1963 of the U.S. Embassy in Mexico and the series Registration of American Citizens, 1915-1946 from the Records of the Foreign Service Posts of the Department of State (Record Group 84). Again, if your father had any contact with the Department of State while he was in Mexico, there may be some record of him and his activities in one or more of these series. You can contact RDT2 with any questions you might have about the records.
In addition, we located the WWII Registration Draft Card for Earnest Heinrich Dignowity on Ancestry.com, one of NARA’s digitization partners (see images below). The original card is part of the series Draft Registration Cards for the District of Columbia, 10/16/1940-3/31/1947 in the Records of the Selective Service System (Record Group 147). For further assistance with these records, please contact the National Archives at St. Louis (RL-SL) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of NARA staff. As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgement as well as a substantive response to your reference request from RDT2 and RL-SL. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.
Finally, we located a reference to E.H. Dignowity on page 165 of this online dissertation that suggests he may have been writing for the Daily New Deal, an English-language newspaper in Mexico City, in 1940. You may wish to contact the Hemeroteca Nacional Digital de México (National Digital Newspaper Library of Mexico) to determine if they can offer any additional information.
We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your family research!