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It might surprise some to learn that government bureaucrats have a sense of humor and that it occasionally appears among the records preserved in the National Archives.  One such instance was recently located in the files of the World War … Continue reading

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Building a Better Christmas: The U.S. Corps of Engineers Wives Club Santa Claus Shop

Today’s post is written by Cody White, an archivist at the National Archives at Denver Christmas is often a time for charity, the bringing of holiday cheer to those less fortunate, and one such heartwarming tale can be found at the National … Continue reading

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