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Philippine Civil Affairs Unit

As part of a Civil Affairs Unit, an American doctor brought medical care to the newly liberated Philippines at the end of World War II.

DePriest Incident

A 1929 congressional wives tea became the focus of an uproar because one of women was African American.

Defiant in the Defense of Art

Three women put their careers at risk to restore Nazi-seized art to their proper owners.


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From the Archivist


In the Magazine

  • Victory! Celebrating the end of World War II

  • Authors on the Record: The Quartet

  • Foundation for the National Archives

Genealogy Notes

Using Revolutionary War Pension Files to Find Family Information

Revolutionary War Pensions

Find out how to use Revolutionary War pension files in your family history research.

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