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New in the NAIL Database

President Kennedy inspects interior of
Astronaut John Glenn Exhibit

The Digital Classroom
The Digital Classroom


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Federal Register

National Historical Publications and Records Commission

What's New



Current Prologue Cover
Prologue cover image courtesy of the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.

National Archives and Records


Our Mission
. . . to ensure ready access to essential evidence . . . that documents the rights of American citizens, the actions of federal officials, and the national experience . . .

Building for the Future
Strategic planning, space planning, speeches and reports from the Archivist, Conversations with America, hot topics, and updates on current projects.

The Online Exhibit Hall

The Digital Classroom
Programs, publications, lessons, and activities for teachers and students

Conferences, training programs, lectures, films, tours, and other public programs

  • Papers and other informationNew from the Symposium on Records and Research Relating to Holocaust-era Assets, National Archives at College Park, December 4, 1998.

The Research Room

The Genealogy Page

Historical Records of Government Agencies
NARA makes available to the public the historically valuable records of the three branches of federal government National Archives holdings include:

Research Tools

Federal Register Publications

Professional Services


National Archives and Records Administration
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Last updated: October 28, 1998