Today’s post is written by Dr. Greg Bradsher, Senior Archivist at the National Archives at College Park. It had been a long, hot summer for Elbridge Gerry, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and his colleagues in 1787 at … Continue reading
Today’s post is written by Dr. Greg Bradsher. Some sixty-five years ago, in September 1947 the Freedom Train, carrying key documents of American history, including the Bill of Rights, began its journey across the United States. At each stop visitors had … Continue reading
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Tagged Areopagitica, Arthur E. Kimberly, Bay Psalm Book, Bill of Rights, Common Sense, Constitution, David O. Selznick, Elizabeth Hamer, Emancipation Proclamation, Freedom Train, Greg Bradsher, Henry Ford II, Irving Berlin, Luther Evans, Magna Carta, Mayflower Compact, Solon J. Buck, Walter White, William Randolph Hearst Jr.
As we make our brunch reservations, choose the perfect greeting card, and make the rest of our preparations for Mother’s Day this Sunday, let’s not forget the women, the mothers of our nation, who took a stand for women’s rights … Continue reading
Posted in Archives I, Civil Records, Outside NARA
Tagged 19th Amendment, Abigail Adams, American Revolution, Bill of Rights, Constitution, Mercy Otis, Molly Pitcher, Monique Politowski, Mother's Day, Phyllis Wheatley, Spirit of '76, United States Information Agency, Women's Movement