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Emancipation Proclamation to go on display at National Archives

Pages three and five will be on display for three days at the National Archives rotunda starting on Dec. 30.

Monday - 12/24/2012, 12:14am EST

Tags: Emancipation Proclamation, President Abraham Lincoln,

Archives employee sentenced for bootleg DVDs

A man who made and sold unauthorized copies of DVD movies and CD music in his office at the National Archives has been sentenced to 10 weekends in prison.

Friday - 10/12/2012, 03:17pm EDT

Tags: Suitland,

Archives to recount JFK's Cuban missile crisis

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 03:32am EDT

Tags: John F. Kennedy

President's documents now accessible on smartphone

The government is launching a new mobile app to provide access to the president's public documents and activities.

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 02:41am EDT

Tags: presidential documents

'Fifth page' of Constitution shown at National Archives

Under dim lights in a hushed room of the National Archives, the "fifth page" of the Constitution was publicly displayed for the first time.

Sunday - 09/16/2012, 07:30pm EDT

Tags: Constitution Day, Constitution Resolution


National Archives to show Constitution's 5th page

The National Archives says it plans to display the so-called "fifth page" of the U.S. Constitution for the first time to celebrate the document's 225th anniversary next week.

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 03:25am EDT

Tags: Rotunda, constitution

A look at the history of the Declaration of Independence

Before the fireworks and barbeques begin, many Americans are taking time to think about the hard work of America's fore fathers on Independence Day.

Wednesday - 07/04/2012, 02:12pm EDT

Tags: Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, Independence Day

National Archives shows history of US immigration

Documents and photographs attached to U.S. immigration forms have been culled from the National Archives for a new exhibit about immigrants who came to this country.

Tuesday - 06/19/2012, 02:30am EDT


D.C. archives celebrating 2 former first ladies

The National Archives is marking what would have been the 100th birthdays of two former first ladies: Pat Nixon and Lady Bird Johnson.

Tuesday - 06/05/2012, 07:42am EDT

Tags: Pat Nixon, Lady Bird Johnson

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