Tag Archives: Martin Luther King Jr.

Spotlight: Flag Day

The flag of the United States of America was adopted 240 years ago on June 14, 1777. Throughout our nation’s history our flag has taken on many forms, growing with the country it so proudly represents. It has also taken … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Celebrating Black History Month

Photos for this blog post were selected¬†and scanned with the assistance of Kaitlyn Crain Enriquez. The United States celebrates¬†Black History Month in February. First established as Negro History Week by African-American historian Carter G. Woodson in 1926, Black History Month … Continue reading

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From Selma to Montgomery: The Selma Voting Rights Movement

This year, Martin Luther King Jr. Day falls on January 18, the anniversary of a march that Dr. King helped lead from Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church to the Selma Courthouse for the purpose of voter registration. The marchers were not … Continue reading

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Making The March

Today’s post is from Criss Kovac. Criss is the supervisor of the Motion Picture Preservation Lab, which is responsible for performing conservation and preservation work on motion picture records held across the National Archives. Recently, she completed a digital restoration … Continue reading

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