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Memoirs of a Veteran

In 2000, Congress passed Public Law 106-380, also know as the Veterans’ Oral History Project Act. In it, Congress recognizes that military service during combat is “the highest sacrifice a citizen may make for his or her country,” and that “veterans possess an invaluable resource in their memories of the conflicts in which they served […] yet frequently those who served during times of conflict are reticent to family and friends about their experiences”. 232 more words

Send your Pics in for #FolklifeHalloween2014

The American Folklife Center (AFC) at the Library of Congress is conducting an experimental online collecting project for the first time this year and wants your help and participation. 187 more words

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