Prologue Magazine

Winter 2008: Vol. 40, No. 4

Woman in migrant camp Archival Vintages for The Grapes of Wrath
Who were the real people behind Tom Joad and all the others in the John Steinbeck's classic novel of the Great Depression?
Camp David sign Camp David
For 70 years, Presidents and their families have enjoyed this idyllic retreat in the Maryland mountains.
Moving into the Oval Office Escorting a Presidency into History
When a President leaves office, the National Archives is standing by to take custody of his records, which will help determine how history treats him.

Table of Contents

Prologue in Perspective: Challenges: Those We Met, Those We Face
Allen Weinstein

FDR: The President and the High School
Keith W. Olson

BIG! Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the National Archives
Stacey Bredhoff

Archival Vintages for The Grapes of Wrath
Daniel Nealand

Camp David

A Half-Century of America in Space
Exhibits at the Johnson Library and the Bush Library

Spotlight on NARA: Escorting a Presidency into History
Nancy Kegan Smith

Genealogy Notes: Follow the Money: Tracking Revolutionary War Army Pension Payments
Claire Prechtel-Kluskens

Authors on the Record: The First Time Around: Chronicling the British-American Coalition Forces in World War I

Foundation for the National Archives

Pieces of History: Conserving Food at Home during World War I

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Genealogy Notes

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Learn how to track down pension payments made to Revolutionary War veterans and widows.

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Prologue in Perspective

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Challenges: Those We Met, Those We Face By Allen Weinstein.

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