Know Your Records: WWII Army Unit Records

Today's post is written by Kylene Woods, a processing archivist at Archives II in College Park. You are interested in knowing more about the army unit your grandfather served with during World War II. ¬†Grandpa Jim served with the 1884th Engineer Aviation Battalion, and you want to know more about the type of work the … Continue reading Know Your Records: WWII Army Unit Records

Fear and loathing at the National Archives

Today's post is written by College Park archivist¬†Kylene Tucker. As part of my ADP (Archivist Development Program) rotation with the FOIA staff, I reviewed the FBI case file of Hunter S. Thompson from the Denver Field Office. The file covers 1965-1971 when Thompson lived in Colorado briefly, moved to California, and then returned to Woody … Continue reading Fear and loathing at the National Archives