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Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage
At the Lawrence F. O’Brien Gallery through January 5, 2014.
The exhibit details the dramatic recovery of historic materials relating to the Jewish community in Iraq from a flooded basement in Saddam Hussein’s intelligence headquarters, and the National Archives’ ongoing work in support of U.S. Government efforts to preserve these materials.
Help choose one of the documents to be displayed in Records of Rights.
Vote September 9 through November 15, 2013.
Upcoming Exhibit: Records of Rights
Opens December 10, 2013 in the new David M. Rubenstein Gallery
Explore how generations of Americans debated issues such as citizenship, free speech, voting rights, and equal opportunity.
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Open through January 4, 2014
The exhibit details the dramatic recovery of historic materials relating to the Jewish community in Iraq from a flooded basement in Saddam Hussein's intelligence headquarters, and the National Archives' ongoing work in support of U.S. Government efforts to preserve these materials.
In the Lawrence F. O'Brien Gallery
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