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National Archieves Online

July 2, 2002 No Comments

National Archieves Online Learning about history can be very boring. Dates and places, sequences of events, the can all add up to boredom, especially if you are sitting in a classroom. But today's FamSite helps put a new spin on some pieces of our country's heritage, something almost as good as being there... continue reading...

Richard M. Nixon: The Watergate Tapes

April 29, 2001 No Comments

Richard M. Nixon: The Watergate Tapes To many people of my generation, Watergate has many different meanings. But to those who have only heard of it in history books or television programs, it probably has a different context. Today's FamSite is one that helps bring the impact of that political event up close ... continue reading...

National Archives Online

December 29, 1999 No Comments

National Archives Online As we approach the end of the century, it is a good time to reflect on how much our country has changed in the past 100 years. A great place to view some of the documents that are significant in those changes is the subject of today's FamSite. It is the National Archives Online, a s... continue reading...

National Archieves Online

July 24, 1999 No Comments

National Archieves Online Learning about history can be very boring. Dates and places, sequences of events, the can all add up to boredom, especially if you are sitting in a classroom. But today's FamSite helps put a new spin on some pieces of our country's heritage, something almost as good as being there. ... continue reading...

Tokens and Treasures

March 3, 1999 No Comments

Tokens and Treasures One of the benefits to being President of the United States is the number of people they meet, and the places they go. As they travel and meet others in the world, they are given many, many gifts. But as a public employee, they cannot accept those gifts for themselves. They can only be a... continue reading...

Portrait of Black Chicago

February 20, 1999 No Comments

Portrait of Black Chicago The best way to learn about the way our world is, is to look at our past heritage. Whether it is good or bad, it has a lesson that we can all learn from. Documenting how our country changes can help our children make this world a better place to live. Today's FamSite is one from... continue reading...

Powers of Persuasion

January 5, 1999 No Comments

Powers of Persuasion During World War II, the country was united in a way that it hasn't been since. The threat to not only our nation, but also to our way of life was very real, and this threat brought us together. One of the nostalgic memories of this period was the posters that were printed by the US gove... continue reading...