Tag Archives: NARA

Harmon Foundation film “The Negro and Art”

This week’s post is by Carrie Goeringer. Carrie came to the National Archives in 2000 to work in NARA’s Cartographic Branch, and since 2003, has worked as an archivist with NARA’s Motion Picture Branch. Before coming to NARA, Carrie worked … Continue reading

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Don’t Walk Like a Man: Be the Best WAC that You Can Be

Today’s guest blogger is Heidi Holmstrom.  Heidi works in the Motion Picture Preservation Lab, which is responsible for performing conservation and preservation work on motion picture records held across the National Archives. In addition to The Pleasure of Your Company, the … Continue reading

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The Women’s Army Corps Requests “The Pleasure of Your Company”

Today’s guest blogger is Heidi Holmstrom.  Heidi works in the Motion Picture Preservation Lab, which is responsible for performing conservation and preservation work on motion picture records held across the National Archives. The Navy film How to Succeed with Brunettes teaches … Continue reading

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New Video Series from NOAA Now in ARC

Archives Specialist Marcia Kolko reports that descriptions for nine small series of video recordings from Record Group 370, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have recently been uploaded to our online catalog, the Archival Research Catalog, ARC. The series document a … Continue reading

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The Challenge of the Push-Pull Track

Today’s guest blogger is Heidi Holmstrom.  Heidi works in the Motion Picture Preservation Lab, which is responsible for performing conservation and preservation work on motion picture records held across the National Archives. There are many sound systems that have been … Continue reading

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Digitization Activities

My first couple of blogs focused on born-digital and scanned images created by Federal agencies and accessioned to the Still Picture unit, but I’m now shifting gears and highlighting some of our in-house digitization activities. The main series I’m going … Continue reading

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Hollywood Roundtable

This week’s guest post is from Richard Green, an archive technician with the Motion Picture, Video and Recorded Sound Division of NARA’s Research Services, located in College Park, MD.  He is currently studying history and psychology at the University of Maryland … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Harry Truman

This week’s guest blogger is Heidi Holmstrom.  Heidi works in the Motion Picture Preservation Lab, which is responsible for performing conservation and preservation work on motion picture records held across the National Archives. I’ve gotten to know President Harry Truman … Continue reading

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