After leaving New Orleans, the Special Media Division headed west towards Texas. Photographs of the Lone Star State can be found in records related to the Air Force, Army, Navy, Coast Guard and Marines, as well as the Bureau of Public Roads, NASA, and many others. On this road trip, however, we decided to take … Continue reading Summer Road Trip 2019: Texas
On to.... Memphis! After much fun visiting “Pinckney Castle” in Charleston, South Carolina, it's time we hit the road again! Along with everyone else, apparently. But really, what road trip is complete without some sort of traffic fiasco? It's all part of the cross country touring experience, as you can see in the image 30-N-5523! … Continue reading Summer Road Trip 2019: Memphis and New Orleans
Leaving Raleigh, North Carolina, we head southwest down to Charleston, South Carolina, for the next stop on the Summer Road Trip. While the first thing that might spring to mind about Charleston is Fort Sumter, that is not the only fortification sitting in Charleston Harbor, though it is the only one that you can still … Continue reading Summer Road Trip 2019: The Other Fortification in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina
This post was written in collaboration with Caitlin Hucik. As we head down I-95 South (timing our departure to avoid rush hour, but inevitably getting stuck somewhere along the way), we considered the many ways that photographs of Richmond, Virginia, and the surrounding areas featured in Still Picture Branch holdings. As the capital of the … Continue reading 2019 Summer Road Trip: Richmond, VA and North Carolina
Time to hit the road! Our virtual road trip begins where the photographs, films, sound recordings, maps, and more within the Special Media Division live – at the Archives II building in College Park, Maryland. If you haven't yet visited Archives II, or are unable to travel here and see it for yourself, Still Pictures … Continue reading Summer Road Trip 2019: Maryland and the Traveler’s Toll
Hi, folks! Once again, summertime, and all of the wonderful things that go along with it, is here! It’s time for lazy days, barbecues, outdoor fun, and, of course, a SUMMER ROADTRIP! Over the next few weeks of summer, the Special Media Division here at the National Archives will be taking a virtual road trip … Continue reading (Special Media) Roadtrip!!!!