This week we're publishing a series of posts by Ketina Taylor (Archivist) and Jenny Sweeney (Education Specialist) of the National Archives at Fort Worth. Secretaries at the Conference of Secretaries in Dallas, Texas in June 1959 (online catalog identifier 7280640). Today marks the beginning of Administrative Professionals Week. Since the advent of television and the movies, Americans have … Continue reading Flashback! Secretaries of the 1950s and 1960s: Do You Have What it Takes to be One?
By David Langbart The motto of the National Archives is "What is Past Is Prologue." Recently, while assisting a researcher at Archives II, I ran into my Dad, even though he died several years ago. A bit of background will help you understand. My father's first Government service, like most in his generation, came in … Continue reading A personal prologue at the National Archives