By Rose Buchanan, Archivist and Subject Matter Expert for Native American Related Records “Chilkat Blanket.” This terse subject line is easy to miss in a nearly 100-page file of administrative correspondence from the Indian Arts and Crafts Board (IACB). It headlines a May 17, 1962, letter from Carl W. Heinmiller, director of Alaska Indian Arts, … Continue reading Not “the last Chilkat blanket weaver”: The Story of Annie Klaney and the Indian Arts and Crafts Board
Today’s post was written by Claire Wehking, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Denver, Colorado. Aerial Photography Index for Denver County, Colorado, Sheet 1 (National Archives Identifier 88691227) Preliminary results of the 1950 Census of Housing were published in a series of reports, HC-1, HC-2, HC-3, HC-4, and HC-5 and were based on preliminary … Continue reading Denver, Colorado Statistically According to the 1950 Census of Housing
Today’s post was written by Claire Wehking, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Denver. 134 Keypunch Operator, 1950 (National Archives Identifier 76643208) Preliminary results of the 1950 Census of Population were published in a series of reports and were based on preliminary counts, much like the Census of Housing. The preliminary counts of the … Continue reading Denver, Colorado Statistically According to the 1950 Census of Population
Today’s post is by Claire Kluskens, Genealogy/Census Subject Matter Expert and Digital Projects Archivist at the National Archives in Washington, DC. The National Archives recently digitized a previously unappreciated fragment of the 1890 census for Alaska. Located in Record Group 29: Records of the Bureau of the Census, digital images are in the National Archives … Continue reading An 1890 Census Fragment for Alaska is Rediscovered
Today’s post is by Denise Henderson, Blog alum and Director of Digitization in the Office of Research Services. Since it only happens once every ten years, NARA wants to give you plenty of advance notice: 365 days from today, on April 1, 2022, the 1950 Census will be digitally released to the public! The opening … Continue reading Counting Down Until the Release of the 1950 Census!